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'Battleground Europe' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX has launched the official website with all the latest news, screens, wallpapers, FAQ, chat forum and pre-order possibility. Battleground Europe is a PvP MMOG in a combined arms simulations set in a relentless, action-packed 3D environment. Players command and crew a variety of accurately modeled vehicles, naval vessels and aircraft or sling weapons and fight as a foot soldier with and against thousands of other players.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A continuation of the highly acclaimed Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, KUF: Heroes raises the intensity of the fast-paced action-strategy game with improved epic battles; new characters, environments, units; and new multiplayer options for waging war over Xbox Live. An improved user interface with simplified game menus and adjusted difficulty levels will make it easy for even new players to crush their foes.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

Microsoft Beefs Up 'Windows' Piracy Detection

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. announced that it is adopting more stringent controls for registering legitimate copies of its flagship Windows operating system in an effort to curtail piracy of its products worldwide. Read more for details ...

'Battlestrike: The Siege' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City Interactive is working on a sequel to ita budget shooter Battlestrike: Road to Berlin. The Siege is scheduled for this release in Europe coming August and will give players another 12 new missions in which you once again will take up arms against Nazis. This time around you will not only switch between battle tanks, airplanes or act as a sniper, but also get thrown in naval battles and be positioned on ships.

HBO Bringing Six Of Its TV Series to PSP

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HBO Video will be releasing some of its programming in the PSP format, announcing Tuesday that it will put out six of its programs on the mini-disc platform for Sony's PSP, starting with the first two seasons of the Da Ali G Show.

'God of War' (PS2) Coming To The Big Screen

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal has secured the movie rights to Sony Computer Entertainment's God of War. Mosaic Media Group's Charles Roven and Alex Gartner will produce the feature adaptation.

'NHL 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 2K6 continues its legacy with more control, more emotion and more detail than ever before. Puck fans take command of tape-to-tape passing, behind-the-net plays and precision give-and-go attacks. Players dominate the ice with NHL caliber goaltending, skating, checking and puck handling with the deeply enhanced animation system. Featuring all-new presentation elements, commentary and cut-scenes, NHL 2K6 is the ultimate hockey experience.

Matrix Games Acquires VASSAL Engine

by Rainier on July 27, 2005 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games announced today that it has acquired the rights to the VASSAL Engine from Vassal Engineering and intends to improve and support it as a new platform for game publishing.

'Indigo Prophecy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 26, 2005 @ 9:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A bit earlier than expected Atari Europe has released a multi-language demo for Quantic Dreams action/adventure game Indigo Prophecy allowing you to check out the opening part of the game. A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple viewpoints, Indigo Prophecy allows players' actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience.