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'Auto Assault' Developer Q&A #2

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. In this pre-canned Q&A project lead Scott Brown talks about the social interaction...

'Vietcong 2' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vietcong 2 is a FPS set against the background of the 1968 Tet Offensive, in and around the ancient city of Hue (pronounced Who-ay), during the Vietnam War. Brought to life through a gritty story compiled from first hand accounts and memories of Special Forces and Infantry servicemen stationed in Hue during the assault.

'Trash' - Updated Beta Client & Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 4:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inhuman Games has announced that it has reached open beta for its latest game Trash. Inhuman Games has recently completed several rounds of closed beta testing, each lasting several months and involving hundreds of beta testers. The open beta is free and open to the public...

'X³: Reunion' - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 3:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

'Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike' (Xbox) Experiencing Boot Issues

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has put up a message on the official Ghost Recon website, regarding a reported Red X error people have been experiencing. "Some users have reported that when initially loading the game, before, during, or after the intro movie, the game freezes and a “Red X” error message is displayed, which instructs the user to restart his/her Xbox. It is important to note that the error does not affect every user, and that the Red X screen itself is a generic error message, much like the dirty disk error messages that other games use." While Ubisoft is looking into the problem, make sure the dik is clean, unplug controllers from the Xbox during the game intro, or just keep restarting until you are successfull.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 2:05 p.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 Xbox in September 2005.

SEGA Reveals New 'Football Manager 2006' Features - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football Manager 2006 will offer fans of Sports Interactive's games an opportunity to experience the highs and lows of virtual football management 'on the go'. Today SEGA Europe and Sports Interactive reveal some new features for the PC edition.

'Call of Duty 2: The Big Red One' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Call of Duty 2: Big Red One, players experience the adrenaline rush and harsh realities of war as never before, get to know squadmates and fight alongside them through an epic story during the most harrowing moments of WWII. As a part of America’s most decorated and heroic fighting unit, The Big Red One, players work together with their squad to accomplish a variety of land, see and air combat missions spanning North Africa, Italy and Nazi-occupied Western Europe.

'ReWind' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ReWind is an on-rails shooter game (think Killer7) currently in the works at dutch developer Two Tribes. Using detailed 3D graphics and a rich storyline, this on-rails shooter with a twist will use the unique possibilities of the Nintendo DS to full effect. Read more for details ...

'Boiling Point' Sequel or Addon in The Works

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fansite Boiling-Point.net has received confirmation from Deep Shadows project leader that they are not only working on Precursors, but also have started working on a new Boiling Point eposide, although whether it will be a mere addon or a full blow sequel is not decided yet. "We are working on next iteration of BP. Now we are waiting for publisher's decision if it turn to be addon or BP2 game. Moreover we'll publish mod-maker tools really soon so everybody are able to do a new missions for the game."