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'Condemned: Criminal Origins' (X360/PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice. Gamers will play as Ethan Thomas, an FBI agent in the Serial Crimes Unit (SCU), whose pursuit of relentless serial killers leads him through detailed urban environments filled with deadly sociopaths who lurk on the periphery of humanity.

'Super Taxi Driver 2006' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Taxi Driver 2006 is the most aggressive taxi game so far. You have to use all of your driving skills, to survive these rides from hell.. Competitive taxi drivers will smash your car into pieces, meanwhile you are desperately trying to deliver your passenger safely to their destination.

'WarCraft III' - 'Extreme Candy War 2005' Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 2:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released its yearly Warcraft III Halloween map, this time called "Extreme Candy War 2005"... Map info: " The object is to crush your opponent's Candy Mages who channel an invulnerable shield around their Candy Vault. Once the Candy Mages are down, destroy their Candy Vault to win! This year's version features updated hero abilities, new items, and faster paced gameplay." This is a medium map size and the suggested no. of players is 4v4 or 5v5. It is based on the "Outland" tileset. Go download it here!

'Gene Troopers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Gene Troopers you are in the heart of a unique, vibrant and living universe. Explore amazing new worlds, develop your character into a stealth or battle professional, control supernatural powers, make friends with powerful characters and lead them into battle against the forces of evil. Experience a captivating sci-fi story, high-paced action and thrilling game play in a setting never seen before.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer.

StarCraft 2 ? Diablo MMO And Also On Xbox 360 ?

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WoWGuru claims to have received information from a former Blizzard employee that the studio will be unveiling Diablo 3 at BlizzCon. Said to be a Massively Multiplayer Online much like World of Warcraft, the concept being Hell invading Heaven, Darkness taking over Light, and it will include Guild Housing. That same source also revealed that Starcraft 2 has been in development and Diablo is being worked on for the X360 and not World of Warcraft as was previously rumored. We will know more tomorrow when Blizzard officially kicks off BlizzCon at the Anaheim Convention Center

Various Game Trailers #631

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2005 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - E3 Demo Video 1-6
  • Kameo: Elements of Power [X360] - Elemental Warrior Trailer #1
  • Pac-Man World Rally - Trailer
  • Star Wars Galaxies: Trials of Obi-Wan - Trailer #2
  • Tales of Legendia [PS2] - Trailer

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

'Frame City Killer' (X360) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2005 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frame City Killer is a next-generation action game for the Xbox 360. Featuring astoundingly detailed graphics powered by the Unreal Engine 3 and immersive, non-linear gameplay, Frame City Killer is set to deliver an intense gaming experience this holiday season in North America and Europe.

'GTA: Liberty City Stories' (PSP) Custom Tracks Tool Now Available

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2005 @ 3:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar's just released Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories features an option for custom tracks in its submenu but seemingly no way to make it work. Today will change all that however as Rockstar are pleased to announce Rockstar Custom Tracks, a program that will allow you to take music from commercial CD's you already own and convert them to the proper format to play in Liberty City Stories. Read more for download links ...

Sony Online Working On Subscription Free MMO

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2005 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Austin Game Conference Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley revealed that SOE is looking to break from its traditional subscription-based MMO formula. Plans are on the board to release a game by next fall that can be played free of its monthly charges. With this new approach SOE hopes to make up for the steady cash flow by attracting more people to the game and make up revenue by continuously adding new weapons, levels and special items.