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Perception No Longer Developing 'Stargate SG-1: The Alliance' (PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD announced today that it has cancelled the Stargate SG-1: The Alliance development agreement with Australian developer Perception. Reason for the sudden termination is that Jowood was not happy with the current state and quality of the project, and will instead look for another developer, and possible make the move to next-gen consoles. Read more for details ...

'Battlefield 2' - Mod Toolkit Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At long last, EA has released the mod tool kit for the community to start working on their own Battlefield 2 projects. EA and DICE are pleased to announce that today, after two weeks of Closed Beta testing, the first public beta version of the Battlefield 2 editor & tutorial pack are now available. Read more for download links ...

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delve deeper into the film experience through alternative viewpoints designed to immerse the player into the action and truly "feel" the tension of the adventure. Unprecedented Alternating Gameplay Battle for survival on Skull Island in first-person as Jack Driscoll AND experience the staggering power of King Kong in third-person taking on massive beasts.

'F.E.A.R.' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. As promised Vivendi has released the single player demo for Monolith FEAR featuring an intro cutscene and a portion of the mission from the full game where you must find and neutralize Paxon Fettel.

'Ridge Racer 6' (X360) Xbox Live Details Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today released online gameplay details for latest installment in the drift racing series Ridge Racer 6 for the X360. Featuring trademark high-speed arcade racing and breathtaking high-definition visuals, the game lets players compete head to head in online races and download new content via Xbox Live for the first time in the history of the Ridge Racer franchise.

'Prey' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prey is serious, dark story, based on authentic Cherokee mythology. Themes of sacrifice, love and responsibility are explored and the story dives into emotional territory not yet explored by similar games.

'Conflict: Global Terror' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Now Called 'Conflict: Global Storm'

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive today announces that the forthcoming instalment of its best-selling Conflict series, Conflict: Global Terror, will now be called Conflict: Global Storm across all PAL territories, effective immediately.

'The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

VU Games announced today that the highly-anticipated Super Hero game from Sierra Entertainment, The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction has gone gold. Developed by Radical Entertainment, the upcoming action-adventure game for the PS2, Xbox and Gamecube will ship to retail stores in North America on August 23.

Kuju Looking for New 'City of the Dead' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Publisher

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kuju Entertainment and its court-appointed interim receiver of Hip Interactive, today announce they are working together to find alternative publishing outlets for 'George A Romero Presents: City of the Dead,' which includes features such as console online game play, excellent arcade action and full Havoc based physics. "There have already been several interested parties in the game, the team and the technology and we are hopeful that some elements of the project will continue beyond the unfortunate demise of Hip Interactive Inc." said Jonathan Newth, Managing Director of Kuju Entertainment.

'Invasion : Earth' Collectors Edition Includes Free Mission Packs - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following on from Dusk2Dawn's signing of the award winning action shooter, Invasion: Earth, the publisher is delighted to announce that it will be giving away 100% extra free mission packs with the original game.