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'The Sims 2' (GBA/NDS/PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2005 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears. And, for the first time, players will be able to take direct control of their Sim without having to use their cursor.

'Fable: The Lost Chapters' - 50 New Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2005 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fable: The Lost Chapters will feature a host of enhancements from its top-selling Xbox version, including new quests to conquer, areas to explore, creatures to slay and story elements to discover. Fable: The Lost Chapters is expected to reach store shelves this fall.

'Prince of Persia Kindred Blades' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Developer Interview

by Rainier on July 29, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Blending the best features from the first two installments with the talent, vision and ingenuity of Ubisoft's development teams, Prince of Persia 3 will enliven the franchise with a vitality - and plenty of unexpected twists - that will impress and satisfy long-time fans and newcomers alike. Ubisoft sent out a pre-canned Q&A with Prince of Persia 3 artistic director Olivier Leonardi.

'FaitH' Gets Added Content

by Rainier on July 29, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Omega, the eagerly awaited last Church for the Trinity Religion has been added to the Battle Server! This new Church introduces two new units and plenty of new strategic option to help you succeed in your Divine Quest! Also this Era, players will be able to have a mix of every Religion and Churches in the same Kingdom for the very first time on the Battle Server!

'Conker: Live and Reloaded' (Xbox) Original Soundtrack

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 8:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc. proudly presents Conker: Live and Reloaded Original Soundtrack. The soundtrack album will be released on August 2nd at the suggested retail price of $15.98 to US retail outlets through Nile Rodgers' Sumthing Else Music Works label.

'Ratchet: Deadlocked' (PS2) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ratchet: Deadlocked, created exclusively for the PS2 by Insomniac Games, incorporates co-op gameplay in both single-player and multiplayer story modes -- as well as squad-based functionality. Read more for new screens ..

'Hannibal:Vengeance of Carthage' (Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Schanz International Consultants and Danish developer Tabula Rasa Games signed up together for SIC to license exclusively, the gripping 3rd person tactical action game Hannibal:Vengeance of Carthage. Players take the role of Hannibal Barka, commander in chief of the Carthagian forces against the Roman republic... it will not be a war of conquest, it will be a war of vengeance!

Various Game Trailers #558

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 5:40 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 :

  • Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes [Xbox] - Trailer #3
  • Black & White 2 - Air & Meteor Spell Trailer
  • Legion Arena - Trailer
  • Blitzkrieg II - Trailer #5
  • Blitz: The League [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #2
  • America's Army: Rise of A Soldier [Xbox] - Trailer


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

'T-72: Balkans On Fire!' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 5:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the violent period of civil wars in Yugoslavia from 1991 to 1995, T-72: Balkans on fire! puts the player as a Russian volunteer tank commander right into the turret of some of the best tanks the Russians built ­ the T-72B, the T-55A and the T-34-85. This updated demo features the same 3 missions and incorporates the previously released minor patch, addressing an issue in the Dog Fight mission where the AI was not responding properly. Read more for download links ...

'Sigma Star Saga' (GBA) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2005 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sigma Star Saga combines role-playing depth and storytelling with intense space-shooting action to create an original video game adventure unlike any other. Already gone gold, Sigma Star Saga will be available in stores this August.