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'UFO: Aftershock' Coming To North America

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 11:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy announced today it has signed a distribution agreement with Cenega to bring UFO: Aftershock to North American retailers. UFO: Aftershock features a vastly improved tactical and RPG design and a wide variety of new features.

'The Suffering: Ties That Bind' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 10:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Suffering: Ties That Bind is an action-horror game that emphasizes the disturbing terror of its predecessor, with all-new twisted creatures and a few familiar faces. Midway has released a demo allowing you to try out the Streets South theatre level. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers #629

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 10:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Age of Empires III - Theatrical Trailer
  • The Lord of the Rings Tactics [PSP] - Trailer #2
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure - Trailer #11
  • The Matrix: Path of Neo - Trailer #2
  • Need For Speed Most Wanted - Trailer (3)
  • RF Online - Trailer #2


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Battles of Prince of Persia' (NDS) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battles of Prince of Persia is a card based action game situated between Sands of Time and Warrior Within. Scheduled for released this holiday season, Battles of Prince of Persia will have you command units and troops by means of a Tactics interface, and controls fights by means of a card based battle system utilizing specific rules.

'Rag Doll Kung Fu' Gets Steamy Update

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 9:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest Rag Doll Kung Fu update through its online delivery system Steam. This release addresses a camera issue, adds chat log, mouse sensitivity can now be saved, missing text bug fix, and online server list has many improvements, including search for friends, and various filters. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

Digital Jesters Pledges Continued 'Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport' Support

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 9:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In reaction to German publisher Frogster seizing its Bet on Soldier support, UK publisher Digital Jesters announces that both DJ and BoS developer Kylotonn will continue support for Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport with patches, compatibilty issues and anything else that crops up in the future. Claiming Frogster did their statement in error, a retraction or clarification is said to be announced soon.

'Space Empires IV Deluxe' and 'Star Fury' Get European Bundle

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Bean announced today it will expand its strategy lineup with Space Empires IV and Stary fury, to be released as a bundle pack by the end of 2005.

'Every Extend Extra' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lumines creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi has unveiled his newest PSP creation, Every Extend Extra. As with most of his other titles gameplay and music are closely intertwined and are equally important in the game experience. E3 is a mix between shoot'm up and strategy, as you have to provoke chain reactions by avoiding enemy fire. Not too many details were disclosed yet, but Every Extend Extra is expected in Japanese stores January 2006, so more will be revealed in the near future.

'Splat Magazine Renegade Paintball' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Splat Magazine Renegade Paintball brings all of the intense action of paintball into your living room, challenging players with over 25 white-knuckle single player Tournament and Fieldball matches. Global Star has released a demo alloiwng you to try out the game for 60 minutes after which you can purchase a license key to unlock the full game.

Parlez Vous Civilization IV?

by Rainier on Oct. 26, 2005 @ 2:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games informed us that due to a assembly error French tech tree posters have snuck into some of the North American Civilization IV boxes. If you are only of the unlucky owners of such a game, and ne parlez pas frenchie, you do not have to return your game to the store but instead you can go online and fill out a form to get an English version sent your way, for free of course. If you are too antsy to wait for it, 2K Games has also made a downloadable .pdf version available so you can be on your merry way until the mailman brings you the proper poster.