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Namco's E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today plans to debut 22 of its highly anticipated console, PC and handheld releases at the 2005 E3 in Los Angeles, May 18-20, 2005.

'Free Running' (PSP) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces Free Running, the world's first ever video game based on the urban phenomenon of parkour. Developed by Core Design, Free Running will be released worldwide on PSP in autumn 2005. Read more for details and screens ...

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates is broadband only, with high-end hardware specifications for graphics -- a GeForce 3 or better is required in at least a 1GHz machine, and the game is optimized for the latest DirectX 9.0-class cards. Pirates is being published on-line directly to gamers using Valve's new Steam technology, the same delivery system used by Half-Life 2 and Counterstrike 2.

'Call of Duty 2' - New Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. Call of Duty 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns. Read more to check out one new screen, and info on some of the military personel contributing to the historical accuracy of the game.

Epic Games Acquires Reality Engine and Kills It

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games today announced that it has completed the purchase of the Reality Engine from Artificial Studios and hired its founder, and lead engine programmer, Tim Johnson. Tim will join the Unreal Engine 3 development team effective immediately and be part of Epic's presence at the E3 in Los Angeles, California next week.

Perpetual Expands 'Star Trek Online' Development Team

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perpetual Entertainment, currently working on two MMO's Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising and Star Trek Online, announced today the addition of Daron Stinnett to the Star Trek Online team as its Executive Producer.

'Cross Racing Championship 2005' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Invictus Games and Project Three today announced that Cross Racing Championship 2005 has reached gold status. CRC 2005 is the most accurate re-creation of real life Autocross, Rally Cross, Off-Road, Dirt track, Rallying, Road Racing and Circuit Racing seen to date. The game allows the player to experience the thrills of high-speed on and off road racing across vast open terrains. The player can contest over 65 races across six distinct environments, ranging from icy mountainous regions and lush countryside to parched desert areas and beaches.

'War Front: Turning Point' - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 4:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What would happen if Hitler had been assassinated early on in WWII and the German war engine came under control of a new regime? Digital Reality and CDV aim to answer that question in War Front: Turning Point, bringing gamers an "alternate reality" strategy game. Gamers will be exposed to a whole new WWII timeline, new battles and a variety of secret and experimental weapons. Eye-popping graphics and a refreshing plot will keep gamers pinned to their PCs as they attempt to alter or ensure the historical outcome of World War II.

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for consoles in September 2005. Read more for new screens or download the trailer ...

Hip Games' E3 2005 LineUp Reveals New Titles

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games today revealed the line-up for this year's E3 in Los Angeles, California on May 18-20, 2005. Hip will be showing off a strong product portfolio including City of the Dead, Rugby Challenge 2006, Jackie Chan Adventures, Fear Factor: Unleashed, and previously unannounced titles, Playboy the Mansion: Private Party, Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End Ghost Wars and Playboy. Read more for details ...