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Digital Jesters' AGEIA PhysX Agreement Reveals 'Dogtag' (Xbox/X360/PC) Sequel

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 7:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At GC 2005 AGEIA Technologies announced that Digital Jesters has signed a publisher-wide agreement with AGEIA to license the AGEIA physX SDK and utilize the AGEIA physX processor for its next-generation games, starting with Kylotonn's FPS Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport, Dogtag and the PR agency inadvertently let slip, also Dogtag 2: Renegades

'1XR' (X360) - Details & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infinite Games is a canadian developer made up of former EA, Radical Games, Konami, Rockstar and Microsoft people currently working on futuristic racing game for the Xbox 360 codenamed 1XR. Read more for details and some car renders ...

'Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II' Official Web Site Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wage war in the North and assume command of the most storied civilizations in all of Middle-earth history – the Elven and Dwarven armies – or fight on the side of Evil with heroes and creatures that have never been seen in The Lord of the Rings films. Defend or overtake never before seen lands such as Dol Guldur, The Misty Mountains, and Mirkwood as you unleash powerful new weapons and abilities - summon dragons, cause volcanoes to erupt, or bring down a cataclysmic lightning strike. EA has launched the official LotR:BFME 2 Web site, although at this point, it's quite empty.

'SunAge' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a far distant future Earth is dying. Mankind retreats into sealed cities but a Cult spreads, delivering chaos. Our hero battles to protect his Federation and strike at the heart of the Cults creed. This opens a gateway to a paradise planet and the lethal Sentinel drones, which have a mission to complete - no matter what life-forms get in their way. SunAge is being developed by Vertex 4, and scheduled for release in Feb 2006 by Lighthouse Int.

New 'Dark Age of Camelot' Patch Adds Battlefield - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today released patch 1.78 and introduced the new Realm vs. Realm battlefield, the Isle of Agramon, into the world of Dark Age of Camelot. Located in the North Sea within the New Frontiers, the island is a centrally located battlefield that gives all players easy access to RvR combat and facilitates easier movement between the Realms of Hibernia, Midgard, and Albion.

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) Creeps Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 1:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Darkwatch for the PS2 and Xbox. Developed by High Moon Studios, Inc., Darkwatch is an immersive FPS that blends the lawless action of the Wild West with the thrilling horror of vampire movies.

'Sigma Star Saga' (GBA) Blasts Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that their original role-playing game Sigma Star Saga has shipped to North American retail outlets. Created exclusively for the GBA, Sigma Star Saga is the first game to combine role-playing depth and storytelling with intense space shooting.

'Space Hack' Coming To North America - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New publisher Meridian4 announce today that it has signed a North American publishing agreement with developer Rebelmind for their Sci-Fi Action/RPG Space Hack.

'Spartan: Total Warrior' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 12:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spartan: Total Warrior puts the player in control of a heroic warrior, engulfing the player into the midst of titanic clashes between mighty armies, blending mythical beasts and legendary monsters into the fray. Brutal combat meets epic warfare on the battlefields of the ancient world as you fight for your life, your freedom and your honor.

'Painkiller: Hell Wars' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance.