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'City of Villains' Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

when you pre-order City of Villains you will receive an exclusive in-game Arachnos costume piece, a limited edition "Lord Recluse versus Statesman" poster, CoV videos, art, wallpapers, screenshots, a Rogue Isles map, a City of Heroes comic book and other valuable offers. Pre-ordering also get you access to the game's beta testing and a two-day head-start over other players before the official game launch later this year.

Atari Bringing Three Titles to GenCon Indy 2005

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that it will showcase three of its most eagerly anticipated video games at Gen Con Indy 2005, taking place August 18-21, 2005, at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Titles scheduled to be on display include Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach, Dragonshard, and The Matrix: Path of Neo.

'Heroes of the Pacific' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 5:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heroes of the Pacific puts players at the controls of the fiercest fighter planes of WWII, in an era where dog-fighting and aerial combat skill meant the difference between victory or defeat for the U.S. Navy. Codemasters has released a demo for IR Gurus Interactive's action flight sim Heroes of the pacigic allowing you to try out 3 singleplayer missions, and one multiplayer map. Read more for download links ...

'Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit' (PSP/Xbox/PC) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 5:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crash Dummy vs. the evil D-Troit is a funny, non-violent action game full of special effects. Players take the role of the unique and exciting character called "Crash Dummy" who tries to save the future of his best friend and all the other Dummies.

Atari Gamers Day 2005 (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week Atari has its annual gamers/press day, Atari University 2005. We have fresh new screenshots for you to check out from the follow games :

  • Dragon Ball Z:Budokai Tenkaichi
  • Dragonshard
  • Dungeons and Dragons Online
  • Mark Ecko's Getting Up Contest Under Pressure
  • RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!
  • The Matrix: Path of Neo
  • Indigo Prophecy

'Bubble Bobble Revolution' (NDS) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rising Star Games today announced that the classic Taito arcade title Bubble Bobble will be the next videogaming legend to be updated for Rising Star's "Revolution" games brand on the Nintendo DS. Read more for screens and details of input from Igusa Matsuyama, the character artist behind Harvest Moon's charming protagonists and supporting cast.

'Rebelstar Tactical Command' (GBA) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebelstar Tactical Command is a turn-based strategy and combat game with role-playing elements, "Rebelstar Tactical Command" transports players to a not-so-distant future in which Earth is ruled by an evil empire.

THQ Reveals 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Gold Edition'

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A product page on the THQ UK website reveals plans for a Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Gold Edition, not to be confused with the previously announced Game of the Year Edition. While the GotY version contains the original and several patches, and 4 new mp maps, the Gold Edition will not only include the aforementioned but also the upcoming Winter Assault expansion pack (thanks Blues).

'The Suffering: Ties That Bind' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Suffering: Ties That Bind is an action-horror game that emphasizes the disturbing terror of its predecessor, with all-new twisted creatures and a few familiar faces. Set in the slums and prisons of Baltimore, the player once again controls Torque as he seeks revenge against the mysterious grand manipulator Caleb Blackmore, a man somehow tied to the death of Torque's family.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06' (PS2/Xbox/x360) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2005 @ 2:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 delivers ultra-realistic course environments, allowing gamers to experience the intensity of a championship golf tournament. With greatness comes pressure, as players are put to the test of making perfect tee shots or sinking tournament-winning putts in crunch time.