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'Fire Emblem' (NGC) - 29 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 5:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Unfurl the banners and lead the charge! All of Tellius is torn in a bloody war, and only you have the means to put it to an end. Take command of a band of mercenaries loyal only to you, and guide them to victory against the forces of the Daein kingdom! Turn-based strategy gives you maximum control of your army. As your characters gain experience, shape their abilities by giving them special skill sets, and develop your army into a unique fighting force.

John Woo's Tiger Hill Games Working on Five Products

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 4:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Technology magazine Wired has the first details about Hong Kong director John Woo's game studio, Tiger Hill Games' newest project ShadowClan. Additionally, Tiger Hill Games' website mentions that the studio is currently working on five products, while only two are detailed: Sinner and Burglar. Read more for further details on all three titles ...

'Enemy in Sight' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 4:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mafia developer Illusion Softworks, also known for its Hidden & Dangerous and Vietcong titles, has signed a publishing agreement with Atari for its newest action title Enemy in Sight, which is schedule for end 2005. Read more for details and screens ...

'Lumines' (PSP) Now Available At Retail

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 4:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that Lumines for the PSP is now available at all major video game retailers. Lumines was created by renowned developer Tetsuya Mizuguchi and jointly developed by Bandai and Q Entertainment.

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 3:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jade Empire is set in a new fantastical world based on mythical China, where sinister events have upset the peaceful harmony of an isolated martial arts school. Featuring furious action previously found only in Hong Kong cinema, the game lets players master more than 30 fighting styles and a wide range of mystical powers.

'Iron Phoenix' (Xbox) Slashes Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 3:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America. today announced the availability of Iron Phoenix exclusively on the Xbox. This Xbox Live enabled game mixes melee combat with arena-style death matches to create a fast-paced contest of wills and reflexes.

'Obscure' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 3:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced Obscure has reached gold status for North America. The Survival Horror game will be available for the PS2, the Xbox and PC on March 29, 2005.

'Juiced' - Demo #3 Available NOW

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 3:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. THQ has released yet another demo featuring the game's Angel City and Downtown track, available in day (vs. 1 car) and nighttime (vs. 3 cars) (thanks Demonews) Read more for download links ...

'Tribes Vengeance' - v1.1 Patch Cancelled

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 3:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In a very odd turn of events, Vivendi's Guy Welch posted in the community forum that the often delayed and long overdue patch for Irrational's Tribes Vengeance has been cancelled and there will be "no" further updates. "Development on the previously announced Tribes: Vengeance 1.1 update has been cancelled. No further updates to Tribes: Vengeance are planned." ... wow ...

'Lego Star Wars' (GBA/PS2/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 23, 2005 @ 11:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Relive the Star Wars saga as retold in Lego form, guiding an increasingly large cast through everything from adventures on Naboo to the Pod Race on Tatooine. Sure, the ships are made out of bricks and your characters are all little guys with detachable plastic hair, but that just makes Star Wars better. LEGO Star Wars for PS2, PC, and GBA will be available in stores across North America on April 2, 2005 with the Xbox version soon to follow....