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Various Game Trailers #531

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Bet on Soldier - Trailer #8
  • GUN - Updated E3 Trailer
  • Ape Escape 3 - Trailer
  • DDR: Mario Mix [NGC] - Trailer
  • War World - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Monopoly Live' Launched

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 9:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To celebrate the iconic game's 70th anniversary, the makers of Monopoly are giving fans the chance to do just this with the creation of an online version of the nation's favourite board game. Monopoly Live uses London as a real-life playing board, and the capital's taxis as 'real time' playing pieces. Players will also get the chance to win for top prizes including the chance to get their mortgage or rent paid for an entire year.

'War In The Pacific' - v1.60 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 9:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games have released a new patch for their strategy game War In The Pacific. This update focuses on some 20 minor bug fixes and a multitude of subtle map changes to better mimic the War in the Pacific. Some of the more important items include fixes involving the capture of enemy bases, the loss of experience when replacing large numbers of soldiers in a unit, and unit all follow commands. Additionally, there are 41 map changes that more accurately depict the war.

'Yu-Gi-Oh!' US Finals Tournament

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 9:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the past few months, Konami searched the nation for the best Yu-Gi-Oh! players via an online contest that tested duelists' knowledge of the Yu-Gi-Oh! property. Winners from the Web contest will progress to the U.S. Finals, which will be held at the Konami America offices, located in Redwood City, Calif. on June 24th.

'Fallen Lords: Condemnation' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallen Lords: Condemnation is a spectacular 3D fighting adventure set in the Afterworld, a kingdom of endless war as the Forces of Light, the Forces of Darkness and the Souls of the Purgatory battle for the precarious balance of the world.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - v1.1 US Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 4:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released yet another patch for the North American edition of Deep Shadow's FPS Boiling Point: Road to Hell. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and addresses random inventory losses, game crashes, sound issues, animation errors, car issues, disappearing missions, and a few other things. Read more for details and download links ...

'Romance of the Three Kingdoms X' (PS2) Flirts Its Way Into Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fate of China once again hangs in the balance this week as video gamers finally get their chance to play the landmark 10th edition of KOEI's Romance of the Three Kingdoms game series. Publisher KOEI is shipping the game today to retailers throughout North America. Romance of the Three Kingdoms X is available now exclusively on the PS2.

Monolith Axes 80 Employees

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 1:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Seattle Times is reporting that Monolith Productions is laying off 80 employees after transferring two of its game titles (Matrix Online and a yet to be announced DC Comics MMO) to Sony Online Entertainment. At least 25 of those employees have been offered jobs at Sony Online Entertainment's Bellevue office, about two miles away. After the layoffs Monolith still employs about 100 people and continues to develop F.E.A.R, for Vivendi, and Condemned: Criminal Origins for SEGA.

'The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction is a new action/adventure game, developed by Simpsons: Hit & Run's Radical Games, and will feature the ultimate in destructible environments, an awesome Hulk-powered ability to weaponize any object and a massive free-roaming, fully interactive world.

'Conker: Live & Reloaded' (Xbox) Squeezes Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that the world's most popular squirrel commando is set to reload and unload on gamers everywhere, as Conker: Live & Reloaded is now available at North American retail. Conker: Live & Reloaded will drop gamers into the front lines of an epic battle between the noble Squirrels and the vicious Tediz.