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'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2005 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oblivion is a single-player game that takes place in Tamriel's capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to a throne that sits empty, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin. Oblivion is another leap forward in role-playing with its combination of freeform gameplay and cutting-edge graphics.

'Black & White 2' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2005 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lionhead has put word on the official Black & White 2 website that the game is amost finished and announced the actual launch dates. "The Black&White 2 team are proud to announce the official pack shot of the game! You can find it here. The game will be released in stores on September 30th in the US, and October 7th in Europe. This is official. We are almost finished."

'Romancing SaGa' (PS2) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2005 @ 2:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Romancing SaGa, the latest in the legendary SaGa series, introduces a host of all-new game play elements and the most expansive story yet. A thousand years ago Saruin was imprisoned. Now the barriers are weakening, and his foreboding shadow threatens to swallow the world of Mardias once again. Who will rid the world of Saruin's scourge? The player must decide.

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - 12 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2005 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In NBA 2K6 ballers achieve NBA superstar status with the new 24/7 mode, where created players now participate in training camps, competitions and even land endorsement deals. Players elevate their game by utilizing the innovative V.I.P. System to challenge profiles of friends and other NBA 2K6 gamers across the country that match their gameplay tendencies down to the most minute detail.

'NHL 06' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 5:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a demo for NHL 06, the latest title in its hockey franchise, allowing you to play a 5 minute game between Toronto and Tampa Bay.

Various Game Trailers #582

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 5:35 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 :

  • Resident Evil 4 [PS2] - Trailer
  • The Movies - Trailer #6
  • Timeshift - Trailer #3
  • Night Watch - Trailer
  • Heart of Empire: Rome - Trailer #2
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure - Trailer
  • The Warriors - Fighting Trailer

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

'James Bond 007: From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 6 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 4:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new game will follow the plot of the original "From Russia with Love" film, including the battle on the Orient Express and the boat chase sequence, but will expand the story with new action sequences. The development team approached the game as a director's cut of the film, which will allow the player to utilize such cool toys as the jetpack and a Q-copter as well as the trusty Walther PPK handgun.

'Metroid Prime Hunters' (NDS) Coming Q1 2006 & Multiplayer Enabled

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metroid Prime Hunters will launch Q1 of 2006, complete with access to Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, Nintendo's upcoming online gaming service, which will debut before the end of the year. The new single-player mission of Metroid Prime Hunters will be playable this weekend at the Penny Arcade Expo in Bellevue, Wash, where people can see three previously unreleased bounty hunter characters in the game.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi' (PS2) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 2:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, also known as DBZ: Sparking!, is the only game to combine fighting and flying in wide open, destructible 3D environments. In the air, on the ground or under water, DBZ Budokai Tenkaichi gives players the ability to battle with unprecedented power and freedom.

'NIBIRU: Age of Secrets' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced the launch of the official NIBIRU: Age of Secrets website, its upcoming graphic adventure. The Web site will include the recently released playable demo, an image gallery, character bios and game trailer. NIBIRU will begin shipping in Canada and the U.S. early next week.