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'Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species' Developer Diary #4 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zoo Tycoon 2 gives you the chance to build the ultimate zoo and enjoy it firsthand. You can explore your 3D zoo world as a zoo guest or even care for your animals as a zookeeper. The Endangered Species expansion pack will give you even more to love about Zoo Tycoon 2! This developer diary is a Q&A with Blue Fang's senior designer Charles Miles, talking about conservation areas in Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RCT 3: Wild combines thrilling coasters with extreme animal parks. This game is much more than an expansion with more coasters, new characters and gameplay additions that extend the RollerCoaster Tycoon experience. Dozens of new adrenalin pumping attractions and breathtaking rides will make fans roar with delight - it's an all-new spin on this popular franchise.

'Blitzkrieg II' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg II is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom' (X360) Announced

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

Blueside announced its first title developed exclusively for Xbox 360, tentatively named Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom, an action role playing game which is based on the world of Kingdom Under Fire where forces of light and darkness are locked in battle.

Matrix Games Signs 'Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga'

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce they have signed Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga from Worlds Apart Productions, a strategic trading card game set in a sci-fi themed universe. Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga will have enhanced graphics and an improved UI, new maps, new cards, four player games, a tournament drafting system, and many minor adjustments to improve the game.

'Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme Legends' (PS2) Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that it has launched the official Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme Legends minisite, where you can now find out, Which Dynasty Warrior are You? by taking the site's new personality mini-quiz. The site also has details about the game's 5 modes of play including the new Destiny mode, the most expansive character Edit mode in the history of the series, and the game's two new Challenge courses, and of course also exclusive wallpapers, links to news, and discussion forums.

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - v1.9b Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2005 @ 3:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Fall: Last Days of Gaia is a 3D role-playing game set in a postmodern scenario that takes you to the year 2083. A global catastrophe almost wipes mankind from the face of the earth and you must survive in an inhospitable world. Silver Style has released a beta version of its v1.9 patch, fixing all community reported bugs, balancing, and adding facial animations for all characters.

'El Matador' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2005 @ 3:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

El Matador is a third person action game with stealth elements set in the environment of the Central and South America. It takes proven features of the genre and enhances them with the latest technology, to provide the player with an opportunity to experience the excitement of espionage first hand.

'Control Monger' - v1.001 Public Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2005 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Netcharger and MindSurge Entertainment announced today that they have opened the Control Monger beta for the general public, serving up a client/demo for all to enjoy. Control Monger is a team based online first person shooter for up to 255 players, with 7 player types (Repair, heavy, construction, sniper, demolition, soldier & spy bot), multiple modes of play on each map (CTF, KoTH, DM etc.), and supports custom made maps.

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2005 @ 1:31 p.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. 2K Sports announced that NBA 2k6 has gone gold and starts shipping September 26, but unlike last year's $20 price tag, the 2k6 edition will cost you $40.