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'Devil Kings' (PS2) - 25 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devil Kings is a fast-paced action game set against a backdrop of a warring nation as feudal lords battle for land and power. Choose from a selection of heroic warriors and utilize their unique combat abilities to fight on the battlefields and unify the country. Devil Kings possesses compelling gameplay that will have gamers unleashing a variety of devastating attacks to triumph over every enemy.

'UFO: Aftershock' (Xbox/PC) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 11:26 a.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.

'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Ahead of Schedule

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft's Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood product page shows a change in release date for Gearbox Software's upcoming WWII based FPS. Previously scheduled for October 2005, the date has been moved forward and will now be released in September 2005 (thanks Blues). Whether this is for all platforms and Europe as well as North America is not known at this point.

'The Legend of Heroes' (PSP) - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Legend of Heroes is a single-player turn-based role-playing game featuring more than 100 unique characters to interact with, over 50 hours of gameplay and a deeply involving story line that unfolds in one of the most beautifully crafted 3D environments available on the PSP.

'Ground Zero: Genesis of a New World' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The player takes the role of the leader and has to build up a team – whatever action it may take. With the help of this team he has to take control of the world of Ground Zero. To achieve this he must conquer 20 different locations and protect them from his enemies. The leader can choose between 250 different equipments like weapons, armour, building materials and food. There are 4 different professions: mercenary, technician, hunter, and doctor.

'Hammer & Sickle' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A unique mix of turn-based and role-play, Hammer & Sickle is a brand-new gaming experience. The dizzying array of tactical solutions for each situation is greatly deepened by the fully destructible environments - while an open mission structure and the non-linear story put you in complete control of the game world. CDV launched the official Hammer & Sickle website, featuring artwork, news and game information on this highly anticipated RPG from the makers of Silent Storm.

'Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles' (NGC/PS2) - 47 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Every one thousand years, one hundred mamodo descend upon earth to conduct the ultimate battle. The winner becomes the mighty king of the mamodo world. There is only one problem - in order for the mamodo to use their powerful spell books, they need human partners. Play as your favorite mamodo pair from the TV show and unleash your spells during battle to become the mighty mamodo king!

'Battleground Europe' Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battleground Europe is the ultimate 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. Read more on where to get the beta client, and how to activate it.

'Blitzkrieg II' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg II is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships.

'Shadowgrounds' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An adrenaline-pumping action game developed in the Finnish woods in secrecy for almost two years, Shadowgrounds strikes from the darkness with a flash of light in 2005. The game features upgradeable weapons, lighting based gameplay and an epic storyline with strong characters.