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'Battle of Europe' Lading In North America

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developer MAUS Software and publisher Strategy First are happy to announce the signing of the flight combat title Battle of Europe scheduled to fly into stores this spring. Read more for details ...

Epiphany Games Working on MMORPG For Xbox 2

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 1:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Epiphany Games is a new Australian game company that is currently working on a MMORPG game for the PC. They are now inviting Xbox gamers from around the world to participate in a survey to determine the viability of bringing a MMORPG to the next-generation of consoles, especially for the Xbox. For the month of March Epiphany Games has teamed up with AussieXbox homepage, Australia's very own Xbox community website to bring the survey to Xbox gamers across the world to try and get as much feedback as possible to determine the financial viability of an Xbox MMORPG.

Microsoft Announces New 'XNA Software'

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today at the Game Developers Conference, Microsoft Corp. announced new XNA software that will enable enhanced collaboration between content creators, programmers, management and quality-assurance staff members to speed the game production process. Based on the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System, the latest innovation of the company's flagship development platform, XNA Studio is an integrated, team-based development environment tailored for game production.

'The Settlers: Heritage Of Kings' The Fog Realm Addon - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 1:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level with fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features,. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant. While Heritage of Kings is not released yet in English territories, Blue Byte is already working on a "The Fog Realm" addon with new maps, new heroes, and editor.

'Wipeout Pure' (PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready to race at blazing speeds and experience adrenaline-filled, anti-gravity racing action. Wipeout Pure provides intense, hovercraft racing action as players choose from five different speed classes and race relentlessly around 16 futuristic, anti-gravity racing tracks.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails' (PSP) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Intense, free-roaming, off-road racing takes on a whole new meaning as gamers will be able to blaze their own trail, anytime, anywhere with ATV Offroad Fury Blazin' Trails for the PSP.

'GMX Media' Will Release Five Titles In March

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media are announcing the release of five new PC games for March 2005.. If you're into exploring new worlds, fighting realistic military battles, embarking on mysterious adventures or taking to the skies in some of the greatest flying machines know to man – then read on!

SCEA Reveals North American PSP Launch Titles

by Rainier on March 6, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Only a few more weeks to go and Sony's PSP handheld will be released in North America. SCEA revealed the full list of titles that will be available on March 24, when it goes on sale. Read more for details ...

'DRIV3R' - Demo Coming Soon

by Rainier on March 5, 2005 @ 5:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has updated the official Driv3r website stating that while the PC edition is due out in stores March 18th, there is also a Driv3r demo "coming soon." Driv3r is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. Of course we will have it available on our fileserver network when it's released.