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Sony Online's Station Exchange Will Launch July 20th

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE's online auction site, Station Exchange, has been in the pre-launch phase for a couple of weeks now and will officially launch on July 20. Yesterday the NDA for pre-launch participants was lifted and made the web site viewable to non-participants. Station Exchange provides players a secure method of buying and selling the right to use in game coin, items and characters in accordance with SOE's license agreement, rules and guidelines.

'The Matrix: Path of Neo' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is returning to the universe of "The Matrix" with a new game that lets players assume the role of actor Keanu Reeves' lead character Neo and relive his most important and memorable scenarios from the complete film trilogy, including the original film. Atari announced that it plans on shipping The Matrix: Path of Neo on November 15th, 2005.

'Ghost Rider' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) Officially Announced

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed a few days ago, Majesco announced today that it is working a video game based on Marvel's popular cult Super Hero Ghost Rider. Currently under development by Climax Group, Ghost Rider is scheduled to ship in summer 2006 in conjunction with Sony Pictures/Marvel Studios' cinematic release starring Nicolas Cage as the Ghost Rider.

'American Conquest: Divided Nation' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the American Civil War and key events immediately prior to and following the conflict that changed the United States. In Divided Nation, players take on multiple roles in 19th century America, including Civil War General, pirate commander and militia leader in the Texas War of Independence. Check the freshly launched American Conquest: Divided Nation website, or read more for new screens...

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Accurately Depicts The Big Apple

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision's upcoming True Crime: New York City is poised to deliver the most authentic depiction of New York ever portrayed in a video game.

'Battlefield 2: Special Forces' Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA and DICE today announced that development is underway on the expansion pack for Battlefield 2 PC game. Powered by the Battlefield 2 game engine, Battlefield 2: Special Forces brings the intensity and excitement of its predecessors into the realm of covert ops with the latest, most technologically advanced vehicles and weapons systems available to man.

'TOCA Race Driver 3' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The acclaimed TOCA series will return with every element of motorsport for real in TOCA Race Driver 2006 (known in Europe as TOCA Race Driver 3). Race drivers will be competing in a massive variety of the world's most aggressive motorsports, complete with explosive damage effects, head-to-head online multiplayer racing and a game engine rebuilt for a greater degree of simulation.

Paradox Interactive Acquires 'Europa Universalis' Brand

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced today that is has acquired the Europa Universalis brand and all associated intellectual property rights.

'LA RUSH' (PS2/Xbox) To Feature Hot Cars, Music and Celebrities - Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced a number of licensing details and in game talent for LA RUSH, bringing an entirely unique experience to the reinvention of this over-the-top racing franchise. With celebrity and hip-hop talent starring as in game characters, an intense soundtrack, the latest in both concept and licensed cars LA RUSH has it all.

'Dungeon Siege II' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 5:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeon Siege II is the sequel to Dungeon Siege, an action fantasy role-playing game featuring an immersive fully 3-D environment. The original Dungeon Siege plunges players into a 3-D fantasy world where players can build up a party and move seamlessly from one over-the-top battle to the next.