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'Ninja Gaiden BLACK' (Xbox) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that its Xbox exclusive Ninja Gaiden BLACK, plans to swoop onto store shelves nationwide when it ships on September 20, 2005. Ninja Gaiden BLACK boasts a plethora of new action-packed adventures in the new mission mode where Ninja Gaiden fans face their biggest challenges yet as they go up against the toughest enemies and biggest bosses for the ultimate ninja showdown.

'Urban Reign' (PS2) Brawls Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that its PS2 exclusive Urban Reign, developed by a team with members from previous Tekken and Soulcalibur projects, has shipped to retail outlets. Urban Reign provides enough white-knuckle beat-’em-up street brawling in 100 missions to satisfy the most battle-hardened players.

'World War II RTS' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World War II RTS developed by 1C Company (creators of the award-winning IL-2 Sturmovik series and Pacific Fighters) is a real-time tactical strategy title depicting the most significant battles of World War II during 1939-1945.

'Tecmo Classic Arcade' (Xbox) Drops Coin In Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that Tecmo Classic Arcade for the Xbox has shipped today hitting store shelves this week at retailers across the nation. Featuring Tecmo Bowl, for the first time on Xbox, along with a plethora of other Tecmo Classic Arcade titles such as Rygar, Solomon’s Key, Bomb Jack, Tecmo Cup, and more.

SEGA Brings 'Taito Legends' (PS2/Xbox/PC) To North America - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive North and South American distribution agreement with Empire Interactive to publish Taito Legends for the PS2, the Xbox, and PC. This exciting compilation features 29 arcade classics and spans nearly 30 years of gaming history.

'Whirlwind of Vietnam' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Whirlwind of Vietnam is a helicopter sim that depicts the most famous episodes of the war in a movie-style way. The main events of the game are well-known to the audience due to famous books and movies dedicated to the War such as We Were Soldiers, Apocalypse Now, Hamburger Hill and many others.

'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 12:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitz: The League exposes the harsh realism and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league. Blitz: The League goes behind the glitz and glamour of the game through a revolutionary campaign mode that explores the on-field violence, off-field fallout and front-office politics of professional football. Pre-order Blitz: The League and get the 2006 Blitz Cheerleaders deluxe 8.5' x 11' wall calendar for free, featuring the most beautiful League cheerleaders and was photographed on location in Miami.

'Armored Core: Nine Breaker' (PS2) Blasts Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Agetec today announced that Armored Core: Nine Breaker for the PS2 has hit North American retail locations. A fast paced action/strategy game of power and combat, Armored Core: Nine Breaker ets players put their mercenary skills to the ultimate test and strive to become the greatest AC warrior ever.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.7.0 US Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v1.7.0 update is currently only for North American and Australian editions of the game, adds the Zul'Gurub high-level raid, Arathi Basin battleground, Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza event, and yet another massive slew of gameplay adjustments, balance tweaks, bug/crash fixes, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...