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'Major League Baseball 2K5: World Series Edition' (PS2/Xbox) Now in Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced that Major League Baseball 2K5: World Series Edition, a special edition of the critically acclaimed baseball video game franchise, has shipped to retailers across North America.

'East Front' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

East Front is a high-tech first-person 3D shooter, which takes place in an alternate universe where the fascist Germany won in the Second World War. A soldier of the German Resistance, Karl Stolz, turns out to be involved in the deadly play of mysterious powers, and at stake is control over the entire world.

'Shining Force Neo' (PS2) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the release of Shining Force Neo exclusively for the PlayStation2. Featuring stunning anime cut-scenes from Studio 4°C, and a dynamic story spanning more than 40 hours, Shining Force Neo takes the popular Shining Force franchise into the realm of action role-playing.

'DOOM 3' (Xbox) Gets Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision today announced the release of two all-new multiplayer maps for DOOM 3 for the Xbox. The new, exclusive levels titled Communications and Surface are readily available for download via Xbox Live and are sponsored by the newly released DOOM 3: Resurrection of Evil for the Xbox.

'Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green' (Xbox/PC) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Groove Games today announced the shipping of the adrenaline-packed, first-person shooter Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler’s Green, based on George A. Romero’s horror film Land of the Dead.

'Empire Earth II: The Art of Supremacy' Officially Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Earth II: The Art of Supremacy will return gamers to the front lines of the greatest battles in history with new civilizations at their command, new campaigns and a host of new features that make this year's best strategy game more addicting than ever. Bold victories on far-off battlefields, from wintry Russian plains to scorching African deserts, will establish the player's undisputable reputation as the world's greatest leader – past, present and future.

'Armada Online' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armada Online is a vast multiplayer universe packed with great gameplay. You take on the role of a starship captain and wage war against a biomechanical alien horde, known as the Armada.

'Football Manager 2006' (PSP/X360/PC) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time, Football Manager 2006 will offer fans of Sports Interactive's games an opportunity to experience the highs and lows of virtual football management 'on the go'.

Digital Jesters Close To Bankruptcy?

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the October 4th issue of the London Gazette, Independent Magazines has filed a court petition calling for the compulsory liquidation of game publisher Digital Jesters because of unpaid debts. Digital Jesters is publisher of 'Bet On Soldier' and the upcoming title 'Crazy Frog Racer.' Court date is set for November 2nd in the high court of London, which means the fate of Digital Jesters can be decided within two weeks (thanks Mark).

'Sword of the Stars' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough Space Strategy game that seeks to reinvigorate the sub-genre. Players will explore planets, manage their empire and research new technology. Sword of the Stars provides quick, intuitive play, state-of-the-art graphics and tactical combat that make the game instantly involving and rewardingly fun.