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'Major League Baseball 2K5: World Series Edition' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced the planned release of a special World Series Edition of its critically-acclaimed Major League Baseball 2K5. Major League Baseball 2K5: World Series Edition will be packed full of new features and extras, promising baseball fans an enhanced hardball experience.

Sony Brings Development Studios Under Global Umbrella

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced today that it had combined all of its games development studios around the world to form SCE Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS), effective September 1, 2005.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 6:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'L.A. Rush' (PS2/Xbox) Sweepstakes

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 5:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced a sweepstakes promotion to coincide with the launch of the action-packed arcade racing thriller, L.A. RUSH. Consumers will have a chance to win the grand prize: a vintage 1969 Chevrolet Camaro, just like the car featured in the game. Contestants can enter to win the Camaro along with a host of other prizes, by registering online at the official website. Read more for details.

'Bet On Soldier' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 5:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter with a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, where you bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. This demo will allow players to play on a LAN or on the Internet with one of the games multiplayer maps, try out 6 different classes, and finally be able to pilot the death-dealing exoskeletons. Read more for download links ...

'Onimusha 3: Demon Siege' Coming to PC - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 5:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The stage is set at the burning Honnoji Temple, as the famous Onimusha warrior Samanosuke Akechi fights. As he faces the demons in front of him, Samanosuke is compelled to move forward by hatred for his true enemy, the undying Nobunaga Oda, ever pursuing his crazed ambition. Samanosuke prepares for the long-awaited final battle against Nobunaga. The PC version will features upgraded graphics, more enemies on screen, and is expected end of 2005.

'Burnout Legends' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit.

SCEA Realigns Management Team

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America appointed two executives to new strategic positions within the company, as announced today by Kaz Hirai, president and chief executive officer.

'Tycoon City: New York' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 5:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.

'City of Villains' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 4:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Villains will provide players with a chance to play the "bad guy" in the comic-book inspired world created by Cryptic Studios. Take on the role of super-powered villains and create your own character using thousands of power and costume options. Then battle heroes and become a true menace to society while plotting your way to world domination.