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'Trauma Center: Under the Knife' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trauma Center: Under the Knife lets YOU play doctor, performing increasingly complex surgeries. At first it's just another day in the O.R., but when a mysterious outbreak sweeps the area, the patients' lives are in your hands-no pressure.

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking.

'FIFA 06' (ALL) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 06 returns to field with more teams, better graphics, and improved gameplay. Utilize improved formations to create the perfect attack with the world's greatest players. Read more to check a massive amount of screens, for most current platforms.

Violent Video Games Bill Gets Approved In California

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The California State Assembly approved legislation to limit children’s access to extremely violent video games, now only needing the signature of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to become law. Assembly Bill (AB) 1179, formerly AB 450, calls for ending the sale and rental of violent video games that depict serious injury to human beings in a manner that is especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel, to persons who are under 18 years of age.

'Shrek SuperSlam' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrek SuperSlam pits the characters from the Shrek franchise against each other in the only game that combines the twisted humor and pop culture parodies of the Shrek universe with the fast-paced action of a melee fighting game.

'Day of Defeat: Source' Gets Final Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced today that Day of Defeat: Source will be made available to gamers everywhere on September 26. DoD: Source takes the classic teamplay of DoD and expands the experience with Source, the engine technology Valve created for Half-Life 2 and it's next generation of games. With this technology, DoD: Source offers state of the art graphics with optimized versions of popular maps and all new player, weapon and world models, plus support for HDR lighting.

'Gene Troopers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:30 p.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.

'Bet On Soldier' - Multiplayer Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher Frogster Interactive announced that next week it will be releasing a multiplayer demo for Kylotonn's gambling-themed first-person shooter. The demo will include two gameplay modes, with and without exo-skeletons, playable on the Cargo Bay map which was also included in the single-player Bet on Soldier demo. Digital Jesters confirmed an English demo will be released on the same day.

Civics In 'Civilization IV' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fourth game in the PC strategy series that has sold over five million copies, Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a bold step forward for the franchise, with spectacular new 3D graphics and all-new single and multiplayer content. Civilization IV will also set a new standard for user-modification, allowing gamers to create their own add-ons using the standard Python and XML scripting languages. Firaxis producer Barry Caudill tells us more about the new Civilization IV civics feature.

'Sniper Elite' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spring 1945: World War 2 is drawing to a close and the Russians and Germans are caught in a furious battle for a devastated Berlin. The cold war starts... As a sniper, recruited by the OSS (former CIA), it is the beginning of a lonely stealth mission in the Russian territory. In development since 2003, Sniper Elite is a sniping/stealth game due to be released on PS2, PC and Xbox.