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'StarCraft: Ghost' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2005 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft: Ghost is a tactical-action console game that refines the epic experience of StarCraft to the level of the individual soldier. Engage the StarCraft universe face-to-face as a deadly Ghost operative in the employ of the Dominion. With the help of determined allies, follow story-driven missions that take you from massive planetary battles through dangerous solo operations to an unexpected turn of events that leaves the fate of the universe in your hands.

'Armies of Steel' Revealed

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

Arena Wars developer ExDream revealed its new project at the Leipzig Game Convention. Armies of Steel is a traditional real time strategy game in a near future scenario (only 30-40 years in the future) and consists - additionally to a great multiplayer - of a big singleplayer story and 4 fractions. The game will go "back to the roots" of RTS games and will not feature heros and RPG or fantasy elements unlike most current RTS games. ExDream is still looking for a publisher ...

'Auto Assault' Developer Q&A #4 - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2005 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth. In this short pre-canned Q&A, NetDevil's President Scott Brown tells us about the game's influences.

New Study Finds Video Games Fuel Male Aggression

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2005 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Most studies done on violence and video games support the conclusion that violent video games can increase aggressive behavior in children and adolescents, especially boys, researchers said on Friday. An analysis of 20 years of research shows the effects can be both immediate and long-lasting.

'Tak The Great Juju Challlenge' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The top teams from across the world have come to compete in The Great Juju Challenge. Representing the Pupanunu tribe are Tak and Lok who will face great adversity in the form of Jujus, wild animals and some menacing new tribes.

'The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2005 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer begins at the film’s conclusion – Underminer’s threatening emergence to wreak havoc on the residents of Metroville. Players battle the Underminer and his robot minions in the vast underground world built by this diabolical genius. It is up to Mr Incredible and Frozone to once again save the day. Are you super enough?

'Wizard of Funk' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2005 @ 7:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wizard of Funk is a light RPG (without endless fiddling with statistics, but with the fun of character growth). The player takes on the role of a young wizard and has to physically cast spells in front of the EyeToy Camera to defeat monsters in this first RPG game for EyeToy.

'Fatal Frame III: The Tormented' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2005 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In FF3 you take on the role of Rei, a cursed young woman whose overwhelming guilt and tormented dreams lead her into a formidable world where the lines between reality and nightmares are blurred and the only way out is to solve the mystery of the tattoo. What the player will see in Rei’s dreams is only the beginning of the nightmare, making Fatal Frame III: The Tormented the most terrifying virtual experience to date.

'Unreal Tournament 2007' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2005 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unreal Tournament 2007 is being developed by North Carolina-based Epic Games. The game promises to blow fans away with the gameplay, modifiability and visuals that Epic's Unreal Engine 3 technology will deliver.

'Joint Task Force' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2005 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Joint Task Force, under development at Mithis Interactive by former Panzers creators, is a state-of-the-art military RTS with a contemporary setting. Read more for new screens ...