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'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.

'Colin McRae Rally 2005 Plus' (PSP) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CMR 2005 has gained an extra word in the title, so it’s now Colin McRae Rally 2005 Plus, due to its wireless multiplayer functionality. CMR 2005 Plus features over 30 rally cars, a diverse range of rally events, cups and championships to create a world of rallying for players on the move.

'Ultimate Baseball Online' - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN announced today the winning teams in the ESPN Ultimate Baseball Online Summer Classic, the first Beta test format tournament for the game. UBO is a unique online gaming experience that puts players in the shoes of a virtual baseball player. Each player views the game from their own perspective on the field and must communicate and cooperate with their teammates to succeed. Unlike most video games, these virtual players were rewarded for their collective on-the-field performance!

'Hammer & Sickle' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hammer & Sickle is new turn based strategy game set in the award-winning Silent Storm universe, and currently in development by Nival Interactive.

SCEE Wins UK Lawsuit Over Imported PSPs

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has won its recent battle against importing and selling of its forthcoming PSP handheld from Japan. In a recent case against online retailer Nuplayer Ltd, Mr Justice Lawrence Collins ruled that Nuplayer had no arguable defence and Summary Judgement was given.

'Dungeon Siege II' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and Gas Powered Games today announced that their RPG Dungeon Siege II has gone gold. Gamers will once again journey to the beautiful fantasy land of Aranna on August 16, 2005, when Dungeon Siege II charges onto store shelves with a suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed last month, Atari today officially announced that Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure is also heading to the Xbox & PC, and will see a simulatnious worldwide release in fall. Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure combines combat, action, adventure and stealth, using a thrilling graffiti-driven framework to tell its story of self-expression and the fight for creative freedom.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) Developer Diary #1 - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2005 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world. In this first dev. diary Croteam's CEO Roman Ribaric talks about creating a game and editor at the same time.