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Ascaron Opens New German Development Studio

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2005 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron is expanding into new business segments and is opening a new development studio in Potsdam. Within the next three years, up to eighty new jobs will be created there. Most of the employees will be directly involved with developing computer and video games.

'Horse and Musket 2: Prussia's Glory' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2005 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games and Boku Strategy Games announced today that the next game in the Horse and Musket 2 series, entitled Prussia's Glory (no relationship to the GMT boardgame of the same name) has gone gold and will is projected to ship on November 18, 2005.

'Hellgate: London' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flagship Studios' Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive.

'Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time' (NDS) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2005 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this sequel to Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, the brothers travel back in time to retrieve Princess Peach, only to come face to face with baby versions of themselves, the princess and Bowser. Teaming up with their young selves will soon send Mario and Luigi on a quest of lunatic proportions as players must control both the adult AND baby versions of the Mushroom Kingdom heroes.

'F.E.A.R.' - German Uncut Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2005 @ 3:09 p.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 first patch for its just released FPS F.E.A.R. This patch unlocks the gore factor of the game through an activation button in the menu. Read more for download links ...

'TimeShift' (Xbox/X360/PC) - 12 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2005 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeShift is an innovative FPS in which players control time to complete missions and defeat foes, is in development by Saber Interactive. TimeShift will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, the latest graphics technology, and high production values to create a truly unique action game experience.

'City Life' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2005 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control. Solve traffic and pollution problems and sustain the city resources needed to keep the peace. Spend wisely to keep your town prosperous, wealthy, contented and healthy.

'Shadow The Hedgehog' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2005 @ 4:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadow The Hedgehog, an exciting new spin-off from SEGA’s best-selling Sonic The Hedgehog series, is currently in development at SEGA Studio USA, under the direction of Takashi Iizuka, lead developer of Sonic Adventure, Sonic Adventure 2/ Battle, and Sonic Heroes.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 97 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2005 @ 4:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'Distant Guns!' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2005 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Storm Eagle Studios today announced Distant Guns!, a ground breaking, heart-thumping debut of their all new full 3D Naval Simulation game set during the Russo-Japanese War 1904-05. Distant Guns! packs all of the essential features and utilizes Storm Eagle Studios proprietary rendering system for a totally emersive experience.