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'Auto Assault' Developer Interview

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth. NCsoft Europe sent out a pre-canned interview with NetDevil President Scott Brown.

'Bonez Adventures' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bonez Adventures is described as a RPG/Adventure homage to Indiana Jones. Mr. Bonez experiences unbelievable adventure which leads him through ancient tombs, frowsty caves, Cairo's bazaars and old pyramids. BoneArtz has released a demo featuring an early part of the full game (thanks RPGDot). Read more for download links ...

'The Sims 2' - v1.0.0.999 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 7:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected, EA has released the first patch for its recently released Sim game, The Sims 2. This update brings your retail game to v1.0.0.999 and a few of game crashes, bug fixes, and adds Hungarian langauge support (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers #551

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • Tony Hawk's American Wasteland - Trailer (2)
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 - Trailer
  • Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects - Trailer (2)
  • Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike [Xbox] - Multiplayer Maps Trailer


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

'Myst V: End of Ages' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Picking up immediately where the original Myst ended, players are presented the privilege, challenge and responsibility of restoring the lost empire of the D'ni - an ancient civilization of people who thrived for thousands of years but later met with a great catastrophe. Myst V: End of Ages advances the graphical beauty and detail of its worlds with a fully immersive 3D environment.

'NIBIRU: Messenger of the Gods' Coming To North America - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced it will publish NIBIRU: Age of Secrets across North America, shipping September 2005. In NIBIRU you take on the role of Martin Holan, an Thechz archeologist working in France sent to investigate a newly found secret tunnel apparently made by Germans during the second World War.

'Pursuit Force' (PSP) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pursuit Force is a fast-paced arcade-action game, that fuses driving and combat mechanics to create a unique gaming experience for PSP. Developed by Bigbig Studios, a new development team that pulls together some of the leading creative talent in the gaming industry, Pursuit Force follows the misadventures of a rookie Police Officer tracking down five criminal gangs across an entire fictional state in America.

'Resident Evil 4' (PS2) To Feature Exclusive Weapon

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

During E3 Capcom announced that it would be bringing Resident Evil 4 to the PS2, and that it would include brand new features, enhancements and exciting surprises. Ever since rumors have been floating around, but today a few extras were already unveiled. For starters, RE4 for PS2 will support widescreen mode, but most importantly feature a completely new and exclusive weapon, the P.R.L 412, which stands for Plagas Removal Laser, has the ability to eradicate parasites from the hosts body.

'Road To Sunday' (PS2) Ends Prematurely

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 3:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today that its upcoming football product under development through Red Zone Interactive, The Road To Sunday, has been cancelled. It is important to note that this internal decision will not impact the other SCEA sports franchises. The NBA, NHL, MLB and World Tour Soccer franchises continue to be on track for their releases during the upcoming year. SCEA remains committed to providing a strong sports lineup as part of its first party offerings.

ESRB Gives 'GTA: San Andreas' (PS2/Xbox/PC) 'Adults Only' Rating

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two announced today that the Entertainment Software Rating Board has changed the rating of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on all platforms from "Mature 17+" (M) to "Adults Only 18+" (AO) because of the so-called "hot coffee mod," an unauthorized third party modification that alters the retail version of the game.