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'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.

'Lemmings' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Controlling an army of lemmings, the aim is to get as many of these cute characters as you can from the entrance point to the exit point of a level within a time limit. Easy to learn, difficult to master; Lemmings is a test of strategy and fast thinking as you make 'on the spot', life or death decisions for your band of trusting little creatures.

THQ Brings 'Gunstar Future Heroes' (GBA) To Europe - Screens

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

THQ and SEGA Europe today announced a co-publishing agreement for Gunstar Future Heroes for the GBA in all territories excluding North America and Asia. Gunstar Future Heroes is a 2D shooter offering the relentless action, precision gunplay, and brilliant visuals that have become the trademark of Treasure, the game's legendary development team.

'SiN Episodes' Multiplayer Survey

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ritual Entertainment let us know that they have updated the Sin Rituals website with some new concept art, and a dev. blog, but more importantly, a multiplayer survey, which will allow the community to help shape the SiN Episodes multiplayer experience. SiN Episodes features the highly anticipated return of Elexis Sinclaire, the world's most dangerous and seductive biochemist, and the only man who stands in her way, John R. Blade. The sworn enemies face off in Freeport City, a near-future mixture of San Francisco, Tokyo and New York, all set inside the unrestricted SiN universe. Ritual Entertainment let us know that they have updated the Sin Rituals website with some new concept art, and a dev. blog, but more importantly, a multiplayer survey, which will allow the community to help shape the SiN Episodes multiplayer experience.

'Ducati World Championship' (Xbox/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ducati World Championship is a 360° view into the world of motorcycle racing allowing you to take up a career as a pilot racing in the amateur, semi professional and professional racing classes, intent on reaching the Superbike and the Grand World Championship.

'Tamagotchi: Corner Shop' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tamagotchi: Corner Shop is an NDS exclusive a shopping simulation set in the world of Tamagotchi. In the game, players open specialty shops, and develop their businesses by servicing customers through mini games that utilize the Nintendo DS's touch-screen functionality. Scheduled for release this winter, Tamagotchi: Corner Shop features a colorful, hand-drawn visual style, popular Tamagotchi characters, and a variety of different shops.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.