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'College Hoops 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s that time of year again--the time of year where basketball courts around the nation are filled with excitement, slam dunks, unbelievable athletes, Cinderella stories, and championship dreams. Nothing captivates the nation like the NCAA Basketball Tournament and no other game captures the collegiate atmosphere and energy like College Hoops 2K6.

'Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green is a full-featured, first-person shooter video game setting players in the midst of a gruesome adventure in which they battle to save themselves – and a quickly-diminishing living population - from an army of the dead bent on spreading a zombie plague. Groove Games has released a demo, feauturing a cinematic intro and one mission.

'Dreamlords' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamlords is an MMORTS game currently in development over at Lockpick Entertainment. Scheduled for 2006, Dreamlords is a persistent world in which victories and hard work will not pass unnoticed. Everything gained will make the player stronger for the next encounter.

'Chicken Little' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 1:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disney's Chicken Little brings the excitement of the film to life and allows gamers to master unique gadgets and play as the key characters from the film in an endless variety of action-packed game play.

'UFO: Aftershock' (Xbox/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFO: Aftershock follows directly from one of the endings of UFO: Aftermath, where the player agrees to hand over the Earth to the Alien scientists, who are trying to change the planet into a giant living organism. The Council of Earth and their followers take refuge on an orbiting satellite prepared for them by the aliens, but not all the survivors of the original invasion where re-located. This demo features three missions situated in London, Paris and Stuttgart (thanks strategycore).

'Splat Magazine Renegade Paintball' (Xbox/PC) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 11:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global Star today announced that Splat Magazine Renegade Paintball has shipped to retail stores nationwide, giving players the option of true to life paintball Tournament play as well as the fast and furious fun of an Arcade mode.

'Gun' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - 9 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gun will be a GTA-style game, set in the West in the 1880s, in cities such as Dodge City and New Mexico's Las Vegas. The murderous 'Dodge City Gang' has been on a rampage and you seek revenge, hunting them down between Indians and Mexican pistoleros. Main mode of transportation is any horse you can find or steal, and of course, Gun will include high speed "horse" pursuits.

'Mortal Kombat: Deception' (PS2/Xbox) Greatest Hits Goes Platinum

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced that Mortal Kombat: Deception has shipped as a Greatest Hits title for the PS2 and as a Platinum Hits title for the Xbox, and will be re-distributed with new packaging at a suggested retail price of $19.99.

WinXP Media Center Edition 2005 Will Stream Media Via Xbox 360

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced at the DigitalLife conference in New York City the availability of a new software update for its WinXP Media Center Edition 2005 that enables you to stream digital music, videos, photos, and standard and high-definition television and movies from Media Center PCs to any television in their home via the Xbox 360.

'Curious George' (GBA/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beloved to readers for more than 60 years, Curious George is about to embark on his biggest adventure ever, as the star of a new animated feature film and his long-awaited videogame debut.