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DemonWare Gets Nominated For Award

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 7:48 p.m. PST | Filed under Demo

DemonWare today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the Game Developer Magazine Frontline award in the middleware category. DemonWare's multiplayer tools are widely regarded in the computer games industry as being the most developer-friendly and powerful available.

'Arena Football 06' (PS2/Xbox) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 4:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strap on your helmets and get ready for a new brand of football, and make sure you're ready for a lot of fireworks, because this is non-stop high-scoring football at its finest. EA announced today that Arena Football, developed by EA Tiburon, will be available in stores on February 7, 2006, two weeks into the AFL's 20th season.

'Half-Life 2: Survivor' Coming To The Arcades

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 4:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In March 2006 Japanese players will be able to sit down and play Valve's FPS Half-Life 2 in the arcades as Taito is currently working on an adaptation titles Half-Life 2: Survivor. Read more for details and screens ...

'MLB '06: The Show' (PS2/PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEA announced today its PS2/PSP exclusive MLB '06, which continues to build upon the critically acclaimed franchise with new and enhanced features, providing fans with the most realistic baseball videogame available to date.

'Tycoon City: New York' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 1:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.

'Ford Street Racing' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 12:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire announced today that its Xplosiv label will be publishing Razorworks' Ford Street Racing, moving the action from the racetrack to the streets of LA, control 3 team cars, give orders, switching on the fly, and will feature eighteen officially licensed Ford vehicles.

'Quake 4' - Updated Single/Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software has released a properly working version of last week's multiplayer impaired Quake 4 demo allowing you to try out Raven Software's sci-fi FPS. This demo offers a single-player mission from the beginning of the game where you have to clear a landing zone for the main earth forces, and 2 variations of The Fragging Yard map, playable in Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Tournament modes.

'Burnout Legends' (NDS) Screeches into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced that Burnout Legends has shipped to North American retailers for the Nintendo DS, setting the standard for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth with new features, gameplay refinements and connectivity.

Get Your Opinion Heard At The 'Video Gaming: Playing with Ethics?' Forum

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Is the video game on your son's holiday wish list too violent? What types of messages is your daughter receiving from the game she wants? Who is creating these games and what are their ethical and moral responsibilities? These questions and more will be addressed at "Video Gaming: Playing with Ethics?, which starts tonight. Read more for details ...

'Pac-Man World Rally' (ALL) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2005 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pac-Man World Rally is an original kart racing game for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, PSP and PC. Pac-Man World Rally puts players behind the wheel as Pac-Man or one of 14 other classic Namco characters racing for the checkered flag while using unique power-ups and items to prevent their opponents from claiming victory.