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'Armed Assault' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brought to you by Bohemia Interactive Studio, the creators of Operation Flashpoint, Armed Assault will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

Various Game Trailers #550

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 2:28 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 :

  • The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer - Trailer
  • Stacked with Daniel Negreanu - Bluff Trailer


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

'Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006' Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006 is the next in the series of railroad simulators developed by Auran. Previously known as Engineers Edition, TRS2006 is being released as a full product later this year and sets new standards of realism and immersion in operating a virtual railroad. Aura has announced it will be releasing TRS2006 in September 2005.

'Auto Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 2:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Video Game News Coverage Influences Consumer Behaviour

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New results from Phoenix Marketing International indicate that recent news stories about video games are having some impact with regards to consumers' purchase choice of video game software. PhoenixMI conducted a qualitative and quantitative study to gauge consumer reaction about the slew of news events concerning video game violence and pornography.

'Vietcong: Rising Sun' - Free Addon Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vietcong: Rising Sun is a new un-official add-on for Vietcong. This addon contains 4 new single-player maps, 8 new multiplayer maps, new skins, new sounds, night missions (with flashlight), coop, as well as a new Hold the Base multiplayer mode (thanks Virtual Vietnam). Read more for download links ...

'Silent Hunter III: Seawolves' Announced

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

German developer X1Software announced today that it is working on an un-official addon for Ubisoft's submarine sim, Silent Hunter 3: Seawolves will add sixty new cities across Europe, North America and the Pacific, new campaigns & missions (22 sp, 4 mp), and plenty of other enhancements. Read more for details ...

'Pariah' - v1.03 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pariah focuses on a robust immersive storyline that weaves survival elements into the traditional run-and-gun style of first-person action games. Digital Extremes has released a new patch for its FPS Pariah, bringing your retail game to v1.03 and fixes several game crashes, multiplayer and save game issues, adds a web based admin interface, etc. Read more for download links ...

'Rebelstar Tactical Command' (GBA) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 12:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebelstar Tactical Command is a turn-based strategy and combat game with role-playing elements, "Rebelstar Tactical Command" transports players to a not-so-distant future in which Earth is ruled by an evil empire.

'Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows' Designer Leaves To Join 'Neverwinter Nights 2' Team

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After last week John Romero confirmed his Midway exit, it seems now a second high profile developer on the Gauntlet team has quietly left Midway. J.E. Sawyer, previously known for working on Black Isle Studio's Icewind Dale series, has posted a few messages on the Mistress' Lair website that last week Friday (July 15th) was his last day, and that he was teaming up with other former BIS employees over at Obsidian where he will be working on Neverwinter Nights 2.