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'Burnout Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) Crashes Into Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In addition to tricked out new race, crash and road rage modes, Burnout Revenge takes the series' blistering speed and spectacular destruction to dizzying new heights with an all-new Revenge mode, challenging gamers to battle the clock and unleash their frustrations on rush hour traffic.

'Keepsake' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Keepsake, Wicked Studios' upcoming adventure game, will immerse you into a journey beyond compare. Assisted by a dragon afraid of heights, Lydia takes on to explore the Dragonvale Academy's empty structures in search for her best friend Celeste.

Strategy First Signs 'S.C.S - Dangerous Waters'

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Sonalysts, Inc. are thrilled to announce the signing of the realistic naval simulation S.C.S - Dangerous Waters. This all encompassing naval simulator will be available at all major retail outlets before 2006.

'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles, Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood has now gone gold and is expected in stores October, 6th 2005.

Telltale Games Signs 'Sam & Max' License

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Finally! After many months of rumors and petitions, Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell, currrently working at Pixar, has come to an agreement with Telltale Games to work on the next Sam & Max title. After LucasArts cancelled Sam & Max: Freelance Police in 2004, the game has been in limbo, but the new agreement is not to continue where LucasArts left off, the new title will be a new product, with added content, and will be released in episodes, much like Telltale's current project Bone. More details to come in the near future ...

'Dead Rising' (X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 3:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead Rising is survival horror game, in which you play Frank West, a grizzled freelance photographer who has made his way to an idyllic suburban town to get his hands on the scoop. To his surprise, he soon discovers that the town has been overrun with zombies. As he fights tooth and nail against hordes of gruesome zombies, Frank must discover the cause of the disturbing outbreak. Full of mystery and thrills, this title is sure to please.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 5' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 2:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Evolution Soccer 5, aka Winning Eleven 9, furthers the realism, on and off-the-ball movement and intuitive control, implementing a host of new gameplay features and aesthetic touches as he continues his quest to deliver the most realistic football title on any format. This Pro Evolution Soccer 5 demo features 4 playable sides: Arsenal, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Valencia, but has no commentary/voice overs.

'Black & White 2' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains.

'Blood Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Blood Magic is an original 3rd person perspective RPG where the weapon of choice is magic. In this game, the player controls an Unlikely Hero in an ambitious search through many hostile environments looking for Modo, the ethereal being bent on destroying the world.

Xbox 360 Worldwide Launch Dates Confirmed

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that Xbox 360 will arrive on store shelves Tuesday, 22nd November in North America, Friday, 2nd December in Europe, and Saturday, 10th December in Japan. This marks the first time that a game console will be launched in three territories in the same time frame. Microsoft also revealed its TGS 2005 title lineup...