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Future 'Half-Life 2' Steamy Update #5

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 8:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve released some information about future Steam updates for HL2 and CS Source. On Monday Valve will release a new Half-Life 2: Deathmatch map, dm_runoff, inspired by a Half-Life 1 favorite, Crossfire. They are also working on an all-new Counter-Strike map, de_port, and to make people familiar with the design intentions Valve has put up a page that outlines six different strategies to try once the map is available. The release of the new CSS map isnt for another few weeks, but will be accompagined by a redone de_inferno map.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PC/PS2) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

'Okami' (PS2) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Okami depicts a stark world devoid of colour that the player must return to its natural state. In Okami colour represents the life blood of the land and sucking this life are supernatural monsters that inhabit the surrounding areas.

'2 Fast Driver' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2 Fast Driver is the sequel to Play Publishing's 2003 racing game, Maluch Racer. Based on a completely new engine with advanced physics and support for the latest graphics cards, this demo represents 80% quality of the final product. The demo contains one track placed in a big city and one car (Red Thunder). Read more for details and download links ...

'MVP Baseball 2005' - Update Patch #3 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Sports has released yet another patch for its latest iteration in EA Canada's baseball franchise, MVP Baseball 2005. This patch updates your game with the latest rosters. Read more for download links ..

Various Game Trailers #488

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 2:44 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 :

  • SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo - Trailer #3
  • Conker: Live & Reloaded - Trailer #5
  • Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars - Trailer (2)
  • Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith [NDS] - Trailer #3
  • Stubbs The Zombie: Rebel Without a Pulse - Teaser Trailer
  • Scarface - Teaser Trailer #2

'Dragonshard' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Darkwatch" is an original first person shooter combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

'WrestleMania 21' Not So Live On Xbox

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has issued a statement regarding problems gamers may encounter when trying to access the Xbox Live part of the game. "It has come to our attention that, due to a manufacturing error at the disc replication facility, gamers may experience problems utilizing the online feature in WrestleMania 21. We are currently working to issue an auto update that will be available for download on Xbox Live as quickly as possible. Please be assured this is a standalone issue and we apologize for the inconvenience."

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking.