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'Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets UK Release Date

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Kuju and using the team behind "Prisoner of War", Pilot Down is Oxygen's key release for 2005. Pilot Down captures the atmosphere, danger and heroism of Bill Foster, an American co-pilot shot down over occupied territory in 1944. Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines is to hit the streets on 19th August 2005 on PlayStation 2, Xbox & PC.

'Guild Wars' Revamps Reward System

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guild Wars has developed a reputation for its firm emphasis on strategic combat, in both Player vs. Player and co-operative play. NCsoft Europe has confirmed that Guild Wars developer ArenaNet has announced plans to refine the reward system further, allowing players the freedom to unlock the tools they need in whichever style of play they enjoy the most, be it the PvP arenas or the co-operative role-play areas.

'Chrome Specforce' Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpecForce developer Techland has today announced that the SP demo of its latest sci-fi FPP tactical shooter will be available for download on Thursday July 5th. 335 MB file containing one of eleven missions will be available in English, French, German and Polish language. The players will be able to use their own tactics and a bunch of modern military equipment including armored vehicles, stationary weapons, Power Armor and over 10 futuristic personal weapons. We will of course have it available on our fileserver net work the moment it is released.

'Premier Manager 2005-2006' (GBA/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday ZOO digital announced the latest installment of the Premier Manager series 2005-2006. The game has been overhauled in terms of presentation and game interface which will enhance the brand further. Today we have the first screens ...

'Nibiru: Messenger of the Gods' - GeForce Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nibiru: Messenger of the Gods is a 2D horror/adventure game in which 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. This patch addresses issues you may encounter if you have a GeForce 6600 gfx card. Read more for download links ...

'Tortuga: Pirate's Revenge' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirate's Revenge is a game which focuses on true pirate determination and action, with a strong and rewarding story line. Trade elements feature as a way of restocking your ship with cannons and ammunition, or for offloading booty from your recent plundering activities. Read more for some new screens ...

'Panzer Elite Action' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Developer Q&A

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Panzer Elite Action is a fast-paced WW2 action game that lets the player feel the power of 30 tons of steel armor around them and gives them the ability to command increasingly powerful tanks in a series of intense and dramatic battles. Zootfly sent out a pre-canned Q&A with Panzer Elite Action producer Michael Hengst.

Various Game Trailers #537

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 10:32 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 :

  • Black & White 2 - Trailer #2
  • Day of Defeat Source - Trailer (2)
  • MU Online - Trailer

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

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.13 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 10:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, Blizzard has released the promised patch for good old Starcraft, and its expansion pack Brood War. The v1.13 patch addresses a few well-known bugs that were used to perform in-game exploits, corrects display issues with the Korean Font and makes adjustments to the Player's in-game minimap. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Madden NFL 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 7:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in 10 years, the Madden NFL Football franchise has revolutionized its passing game-giving Madden NFL 06 the most groundbreaking and innovative offensive arsenal ever created. The new QB Vision Control lets you scan the field, look off defenders, and make perfect throws within your quarterback's unique field of vision. QB Precision Placement lets you put the ball exactly where you want it. Madden NFL 06 brings authentic NFL passing to video games like never before.