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'Diver: Deep Water Adventures' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diver: Deep Water Adventures is a mix of 3d tactical strategies and first person adventure action. All events of the game are developed under water, in the underwater reign; you must carry out a lot of tasks, beginning from lifting of treasures, and the destruction of enormous white sharks, to the surveys for National Geographic publishing house.

'Spartan' Now Available For Digitial Download

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Slitherine Strategies are pleased to announce that Spartan, the classic empire-building and ancient battles game, is now available for purchase as a digital download from the Matrix Games website.

'Fallen Lords: Condemnation' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallen Lords: Condemnation is a spectacular 3D fighting adventure set in the Afterworld, a kingdom of endless war as the Forces of Light, the Forces of Darkness and the Souls of the Purgatory battle for the precarious balance of the world.

2006 Independent Games Festival Submissions Now Open

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This year's festival features major changes to the format of the competition, including a $20,000 Grand Prize for best game, a new modding competition, and increased prizes for smaller award categories. Submissions will be accepted in August. The deadline for the main IGF Competition is set for September 6 and Modding Awards and Student Showcase submissions are due November 15.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Grokster

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grokster Ltd. and StreamCast Networks Inc. can be held liable for copyright infringements committed by users of their peer-to-peer file-sharing software, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday. The decision in the case Grokster v. MGM is a major win for the motion picture and recording industries, which took the case to the nation’s highest court after losing in lower courts over the past two years or so.

'Ultimate Spider-Man' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dive into an immersive adventure as you experience a living comic-book illustrated with 3D Comic Inking Technology. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled in one video game.

'The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge is an action-adventure game that continues the story of Jack Skellington and his arch-nemesis, Oogie Boogie. Players take on the role of Jack, who must battle bizarre and vicious enemies in order to stop the diabolical Oogie Boogie from kidnapping the leaders of all the holidays.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (ALL) Name Confirmed - Trailer

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that the next installment in the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon squad-based action franchise, will officially be known as Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter. Scheduled to ship for Holiday 2005, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter focuses on the deployment of the Soldier of the Future "the warfighter," in military parlance, into the chaos of urban warfare.

'Sid Meier's Pirates!' (Xbox) Dev. Diary #3 - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Pirates! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty. In this developer diary Firaxis producer Dan Magaha talks about the four player multiplayer ship battles that have been added to the Xbox version of the game.

'Starship Troopers' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on June 27, 2005 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive announced today that after 5 years of development, Starship Troopers is scheduled for an October release date. Developed by Strangelite Studio, the game is based on the Starship Troopers movie in which you will take the role of an elite 'special forces' trooper in the Mobile Infantry spearheading the assault against thousands of intelligent enemy bugs, emulating the best scenes from the movie and a whole lot more!