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'Obscure: Learn About Fear' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 12:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released a demo for the North American edition of Hydravision's 3rd person survival horror game Obscure: Learn about Fear. This demo features the same content as the previously released European version, but with added bug fixes. In the demo you take on the role of popular basketball player, Kenny. As he wraps up nightly practice and heads for the showers, Kenny stumbles upon a secret that will change their lives forever. Read more for download links...

'Delta Force: Black Hawk Down' (Xbox) With 50 Players on Xbox Live

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Forever pushing the boundaries of online gameplay, NovaLogic today confirmed that the forthcoming title Delta Force: Black Hawk Down, for the Xbox, will feature mammoth 50 Player battles over Xbox Live! Read more for details ...

'Metal Combat' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 11:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Metal Combat plans to re-invent the Fighting game genre with physics-based environments and characters, enabling fights with realistic reactions to every blow and destructible environments. The game is scheduled for release later this year for the PC and in the arcade by Solar Studios.

'Ghost Recon 2' (Xbox) Gets Live Update & Downloadable Content

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that an auto-upgrade for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 will be available for download via Xbox Live on Thursday, March 3. The update will address various multiplayer and network enhancements, as well as some minor other issues. On March 7 there will also be additional downloadable content available, new skins, maps and so forth. Read more for details ...

Pandora Studios Licenses Reality Engine

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pandora Studios was formed in January of 2005 as a PC game development company. Originally just known as "Team Frag.Ops," the mod team behind the creation of the UT2004 Frag.Ops mod, after repeated success in the MSU contest the decision was made: an LLC would be created and Pandora Studios would pursue future projects in game design. We believe our love of classic, deep gaming and knack for creating epic concepts is just what the industry needs - a lot less feature consolidation, and a lot more depth.

'2 Days To Vegas' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2 Days To Vegas is a story driven 3rd person action-adventure game. The thrill-a-minute story is crammed full of car chases, shootouts and unexpected twists, to keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the game. The action is set in several major cities across the USA and takes place during an intense 48 hour period. This game has it all, a gripping story of contemporary gangster life combined with thrilling car chase action and an intense race against the clock.

'Star Wolves' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wolves is a 3D space RPG with strategy elements. The game thrusts players into a world of freelance space hunters in the XXI-XXII Century A.D. during a time of political crisis for the all-powerful Empire and the three mega-corporations that control all the known worlds.

'Ultimate Baja Madness' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 8:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This crazy arcade style game takes you into the world of extreme off-road racing. The game has seven unique tracks set in different natural regions of Latin America - beach front, desert, mountains, dry riverbeds, red canyons and the lost cities of ancient civilizations. Fantastic jumps, tough curves, ravines and numerous obstacles create an unforgettable gameplay experience; heart pounding, non stop action is guaranteed. Read more for first impression and screens ...

'Squad Manager 2005' Announced

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Waywardxs Entertainment today announced Squad Manager 2005. The game represents the latest evolution of the Waywardxs's Football Manager Simulator and will feature, for the first time ever in the series, an additional new real-time 2D match viewer and the multiplayer mode.

'WarCraft 3: RoC' & 'TFT' - v1.18 Update Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 3, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released new update patches for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos as well as The Frozen Throne. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.18 and addresses several game balance, map tweaks, bug fixes, enchancements to the world editor, and other changes. Read more for download links ...