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'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.

Xbox 360 Playable At Wal-Mart

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Various outlets and blogs have posted word that Wal-Marts all over the country have started putting up their demo kiosk and have Microsoft next-gen console up and running for customer to play. While we tried to call our local Wal-Mart, they could not confirm it was in store already, but apparently the kiosks have playable demos included for King Kong, Call of Duty 2 and Kameo. Gaming blog Joystiq.com has a list of over 50 confirmed Wal-Mart stores that have the X360 kiosk up & running.

'Vietcong 2' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vietcong 2 is a FPS set against the background of the 1968 Tet Offensive, in and around the ancient city of Hue (pronounced Who-ay), during the Vietnam War. Brought to life through a gritty story compiled from first hand accounts and memories of Special Forces and Infantry servicemen stationed in Hue during the assault.

'Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme Legends' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that Dynasty Warriors 5 Xtreme Legends has reached gold status. The latest addition to the company's best-selling series of Tactical Action games ships to North American retailers on November 15, 2005, at a suggested retail price of only $29.99.

'GTA: Liberty City Stories' (PSP) - 10 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 20, 2005 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story of GTA: Liberty City Stories takes place 3 years before the events of Grand Theft Auto 3 and we find that our main character Toni Cipriani has returned from laying low for the past 4 years after taking out a rival mob boss for the Leone crime family. Having welcomed him back with open arms, the Don Salvatore Leone is putting Toni to back work under the watchful eye of Vincenzo Cilli, one of his most trusted capo’s.