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Konami Ships Two Frogger (ALL) Titles To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frogger makes his debut on the NDS with the release of Frogger Helmet Chaos and will be shipping one day later on the PSP. Additionally, Frogger: Ancient Shadow brings the classic "hop-n-dodge" gameplay to the PS2, Xbox and GameCube. Each title features innovative gameplay, new characters, and dynamic environments, with more levels than previous games in the franchise.

'Hard Truck: Apocalypse' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 9:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This third person action/RPG is set in the post-apocalyptic environment full of menacing mysteries and unfriendly inhabitants. Explore the new world using your heavy truck. The truck is your ultimate shelter, armor and a mean to earn your living. The upgrades of your heavy truck will pave the road to your victories in truck battles. Seems Buka changed the name of the game once more...

'Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME 2' (PS2) Boogies Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced that its PS2 exclusive Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME 2 game has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The latest DDR installment not only includes the innovative EyeToy USB Camera support found in the original DDR EXTREME but also features an all-new soundtrack as well as an online component that lets players connect and compete head-to-head for the first time.

'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles.

'World Championship Poker 2' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - 25 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Championship Poker 2 features a much more detailed one player game, where you now have to work your way up the ranks, starting in your mom's basement. Once you start winning and accumulating money, you can spend your winnings on increasingly better pads, and furnishings. Hit a losing streak, and you may have to hock your stuff to stay in the game.

'Gothic II: Night Of The Raven' Finally Coming To North America

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A product listing on NA distribution Navarre's website reveals that Aspyr is bringing Gothic II Gold to North America, scheduled for release October 24. Gothic II gold includes the original Gothic II, but also the never before released addon Gothic II: Night Of The Raven (thanks RPGDot). Confirmation has not yet been received, but Navarre is the parent company from Encore, who used to be JoWood's North American publisher. Other titles also listed are SpellForce Platinum, Silent Storm Gold and The Guild Gold.

'Lunar: Dragon Song' (NDS) Lands In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that Lunar: Dragon Song will be available at North American retailers this week. Lunar: Dragon Song takes players to 1,000 years before the events that occurred in the first game of the Lunar series, Lunar: The Silver Star.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) Calls Out In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that its Xbox exclusive Far Cry Instincts has shipped to strores. Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal Studio, Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the award-winning PC title.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - Axis Demo Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 lets players experience four individual soldier stories as they overcome insurmountable odds in multiple campaigns. This mod is for the Activision singleplayer demo for Infinity War's WW2 themed FPS Call of Duty 2, allowing you to play as the Axis side in the El Daba, Egypt mission, where you now have defend four coastal artillery guns. Read more for download links ...

'Lost in Blue' (NDS) Found In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today shipped Lost in Blue for the Nintendo DS, an innovative RPG that takes players on a journey of survival, adventure and mystery as they take part in numerous activities, such as fishing, hunting, trapping and cooking, that make living on the island fun.