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'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill' - v1.02 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 11:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set during the famous airdrop before the invasion at Normandy, Sgt. Matt Baker and his squad of 101st Airborne paratroopers were scattered over the French countryside. As the story unfolds, the player must choose between the success of his mission and the lives of his men – his brothers in arms. After last weeks fluke, Ubisoft has now released the official v1.02 patch which focuses mainly on improving the online matchmaking and LAN mulitplayer features. Read more for download links ...

'Cold Fear' (PS2/Xbox) Creeps Into Retail - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Cold Fear has shipped for the Xbox and PS2. Cold Fear is a thrilling action-horror game that electrifies with action-packed gameplay and a horrifying, suspenseful storyline. In Cold Fear, players can master every situation ­ if they keep their blood cold and use their wits. Because on a hell-bound ship, everyone is DEAD weight. Cold Fear is rated "M" (Mature) for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Language and has an MSRP of $49.99.

'Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 10:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory will offer a high adrenaline experience thanks to never seen before close range attacks, a totally open level design, a completely immersive and interactive environment, and challenging advanced AI. Check these 10 new screens, or download a new PS2 dev diary trailer ...

'Knights of Honor' Finally Coming To North America

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive continues to expand their successful publishing business by announcing their latest title. The company has licensed Knights of Honor from SUNFLOWERS and has obtained the exclusive rights to bring it to the North American market. The game is set to ship to stores on April 19 and will have a SRP of $39.99.

'Enthusia Professional Racing' (PS2) Gets European Release Date

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 10:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced that Enthusia Professional Racing, its incredibly realistic PlayStation 2 racing title featuring a wealth of officially licensed cars, will be released on May 6th, a mere 3 days later than the North American release date.

'Silent Hunter III' Sets Course for Retail - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that the WWII submarine simulation, Silent Hunter III, on DVD for Windows, has surfaced today in stores nationwide at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $39.99. The game is rated “T” (Teen) for Mild Violence.

'TrackMania Sunrise' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sunrise moves faster, handles better and features improved air-control – vital for making the massive jumps – to ensure that gameplay never moves at anything less than fast. And it's all about the gameplay. The demo is both a single-player and multiplayer one, allowing players the chance to try out three of the new singleplayer modes. Unlike the previous beta demo, this version does not require a cd key for any previous Trackmania title. Read more for download links ...

'Elite Warriors: Vietnam' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bold Games today announced that its new PC title, Elite Warriors: Vietnam, has gone gold. The intensely realistic first-person shooter takes gamers through the authentic missions experienced by former Studies and Observations Group (SOG) member and best-selling author, Maj. John L. Plaster (USA-Ret). Elite Warriors: Vietnam is scheduled for release March 25 for a suggested retail price of $29.99.

'Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects' (PSP/ NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 8:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects under the EA GAMES brand will be released this fall for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube and the PSP. The game will feature Super Heroes from the Marvel Universe as well as a new set of characters created through collaboration with EA and top comic book industry talent.

'Phantom Dust' (Xbox) Sweeps Into Stores

by Rainier on March 15, 2005 @ 8:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

One of Japan’s most critically acclaimed games arrives stateside, as Majesco today announced Phantom Dust has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Available exclusively for the Xbox, for a suggested retail price of $19.99, Phantom Dust features Xbox Live support, enabling players to compete, trade skills, and share statistics online.