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'Empire Earth II: The Art of Supremacy' Officially Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Earth II: The Art of Supremacy will return gamers to the front lines of the greatest battles in history with new civilizations at their command, new campaigns and a host of new features that make this year's best strategy game more addicting than ever. Bold victories on far-off battlefields, from wintry Russian plains to scorching African deserts, will establish the player's undisputable reputation as the world's greatest leader – past, present and future.

'Armada Online' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armada Online is a vast multiplayer universe packed with great gameplay. You take on the role of a starship captain and wage war against a biomechanical alien horde, known as the Armada.

'Football Manager 2006' (PSP/X360/PC) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time, Football Manager 2006 will offer fans of Sports Interactive's games an opportunity to experience the highs and lows of virtual football management 'on the go'.

Digital Jesters Close To Bankruptcy?

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the October 4th issue of the London Gazette, Independent Magazines has filed a court petition calling for the compulsory liquidation of game publisher Digital Jesters because of unpaid debts. Digital Jesters is publisher of 'Bet On Soldier' and the upcoming title 'Crazy Frog Racer.' Court date is set for November 2nd in the high court of London, which means the fate of Digital Jesters can be decided within two weeks (thanks Mark).

'Sword of the Stars' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough Space Strategy game that seeks to reinvigorate the sub-genre. Players will explore planets, manage their empire and research new technology. Sword of the Stars provides quick, intuitive play, state-of-the-art graphics and tactical combat that make the game instantly involving and rewardingly fun.

'Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper' Coming to PC

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Koei Ltd. today announced plans to publish Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper for the PC in Europe, a first for the series and will see the spectacular massed battles that the Dynasty Warriors games are famed for brought to a whole new audience. The European release of Dynasty Warriors on PC is scheduled for the 9th December.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild!' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that Frontier's RCT3 expansion pack RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild! has gone gold. RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild! invites tycoons of all ages to create and manage a safari-themed adventure park that features thrilling new rides as well as many different animal species to manage.

'24: The Game' (PS2) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown has begun to the release of '24: The Game' on PS2. Set to become the biggest action adventure game of the year, '24: The Game' lets gamers take control and live a 'brand new day' in the life of Jack Bauer and the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU).

Digital Illusions Working on New PC Shooter

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Illusions announced today that it has signed a new contract with EA for the development of a PC game within the shooter genre. The game is based on Digital Illusions’ brand, will be developed by DICE Stockholm and is planned for a fall 2006 debut. A specific title is not yet revealed, and will be disclosed at a later date. DICE also announced that the PSP version of BF 2: Modern Combat has been put on hold due to lack of personnel, and it is not certain if and when development will continue (thanks bfnation). Read more for details...

'Alfa: AntiTerror' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mistland have another project lined up for the near future, Alfa: AntiTerror. The sad reality of life in many countries. The global problem of modern times. A war, which can neither be won nor lost. The unpromising forecasts of scientists and experts concerning further development of things. Terrorism is waiting for our answer. An answer we are about to deliver.