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'Heroes of Might and Magic V' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today the return of the legendary Might and Magic brand. Credited with the establishment of the heroic fantasy genre upon its first release in 1985 on PC, the brand encompasses several product lines including the mythical Heroes of Might & Magic. Ubisoft will bring fresh life to the franchise, while respecting its heritage, just as it successfully did with cult brands such as Prince of Persia and Myst.

'Destroy All Humans!' (PS2/Xbox) - 33 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to clear the way for the Furon invasion force. Your mission is to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintigration!

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | 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.

'Delta Force One: Next Gen' Now Called 'Delta Force: Xtreme'

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Delta Force: Xtreme brings the classic Delta Force game back to life to face the enemy once more. As a member of the elite Delta Force, prepare yourself to take on over 60 levels of frantic single and multiplayer FPS action, including graphically enhanced missions from the original game, new maps, improved game features, STATS and much more First called Delta Force: Reloaded, then Delta Force One: Next Gen, and now Delta Force: Xtreme (thanks NoFrag). Wonder what's next ...

'Knights of Honor' Gets Delayed in North America

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developer and publisher Paradox Interactive is getting ready to publish Black Sea Studios' latest real-time medieval strategy game Knights of Honor in North America. After setting an optimistic release date for the title, Paradox and their distributor have decided to postpone the launch to ensure the game will be more widely available in all parts of North America. But Strategy fans need not fear - the new date has only been postponed by a few weeks and the game is set to ship to stores May 10th.

'Taxi 3: eXtreme Rush' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 9:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Taxi 3: eXtreme Rush is a high end racing game in which you dash frantically through the city of London in order to pick up and drop off passengers. Team6 has released a single/multiplayer demo allowing you to try out a short street and drag race with two available cars. Read more for download links ...

'Happy Feet' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Midway Games announced today the signing of a multi-territory publishing agreement to develop video games based on Happy Feet, a comedy adventure written and directed by George Miller (the Babe movies, Lorenzo's Oil, the Mad Max trilogy), scheduled for release in November 2006. The multi-platform deal includes games for console, handheld and PC.

Konami Bringing Coded Arms (PSP) To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 7:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced it will release Coded Arms for Sony's PSP this summer. Coded Arms is a fast-paced and aesthetically stunning first-person shooter set within a hastily abandoned Virtual Reality system.

'24: The Game' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 6:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The countdown has begun to the release of '24: The Game' on PS2. SCEE today announced an exclusive licence deal with Twentieth Century Fox to bring the acclaimed show '24' onto PS2. Set to become the biggest action adventure game of the year, '24: The Game' lets gamers take control and live a 'brand new day' in the life of Jack Bauer and the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU).

'Haunting Ground' (PS2) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 3:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Haunting Ground is a spine-chilling survival horror game is set in a mysterious castle that has become a prison for two innocent characters- an orphaned young girl and a white shepherd dog. They must utilize each other’s strengths if they hope to escape from their horrifying surroundings. Haunting Ground combines a compelling ambiance of terror and solitude with challenging puzzles and a unique gameplay approach.