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'TY the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan' (ALL) Out In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In TY the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan, TY and his mates face their biggest challenge yet - an otherworldly invasion by an ancient evil known as the Quinkan.

Ubisoft Brings 'Paradise' To North America

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today it will publish Benoit Sokal's latest masterpiece, Paradise, throughout North America. Paradise is an adventure game which immerses the player in the heart of Africa, where a young woman, the daughter of a fierce dictator, crosses the continent in the company of a leopard, to take him to the place of his birth, the peaks of Kilimanjaro.

'World Forces: War on Terror' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Forces: War on Terror is a tactical, arcade style RTS, which is set in the very near future, utilizing the modern weaponry of tomorrow.

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be the premier third generation MMORPG. A vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

'Gekido: The Dark Angel' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gekido is a multiplatform fighting game by NAPS team previously developed and published on PSone, GBC, and GBA. This time Gekido PSP is completely rewritten, to bring some fresh air to fighting game players. Gekido will also rewrite the genre by bringing a brand new vision of fighting action games.

'TrackMania Original' - Single/Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TrackMania Original will take advantage of Trackmania Sunrise's new graphics engine. All the great features that made TrackMania Sunrise famous will be added. This single/multiplayer demo includes The original Racing mode and 3 technical tracks, but also 3 new (Stunt, Puzzle and Platform) modes. Read more for download links ...

'Prince of Persia The Two Thrones' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia The Two Thrones takes the best features from The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and combines them with new gameplay elements such as a second playable character, an intuitive Speed Kill system, outdoor Babylon environment, chariot combat and more. With such favorite elements and major improvements, PoP The Two Thrones is poised to take the action-adventure gaming experience to a new level.

'Super Mario Strikers' (NGC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Mario Strikers, known in Europe as Mario Smash Football, is a five-a-side based football tournament pitting teams of classic Nintendo characters against each other. To win games players simply have to place more balls in the back of their opponent's net than the other team.

Victory Conditions In 'Civilization IV' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fourth game in the PC strategy series that has sold over five million copies, Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a bold step forward for the franchise, with spectacular new 3D graphics and all-new single and multiplayer content. Civilization IV will also set a new standard for user-modification, allowing gamers to create their own add-ons using the standard Python and XML scripting languages. Firaxis producer Barry Caudill tells us more about the new Civilization IV civics feature.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.8.0 Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v1.8.0 patch is for UK and German editions of the game and addresses a slew of balancing changes, updates the UI and game world, adds druidic talent, extends Silithus zone, as well as the usual bug and crash fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ..