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'Cricket 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a demo for HB Studios' Cricket 2005, allowing you to try out a portion of a cricket game between between England and Australia. In addition to the international teams and bonus squads, you can now play with domestic teams and compete in England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The all-new Twenty20 tournament will be fully licensed with season modes also on offer.

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

'Monster Madness' (X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Madness, under development by Artificial Studios in conjunction with Immersion Software & Graphics, is a 4-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the PC and Xbox 360.

'Wild Earth' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 8:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters proudly announce the signing of Wild Earth. Expected for release in the final quarter of 2005, Wild Earth is a graphically spectacular safari adventure set in the heart of Africa, offering gamers a breathtaking journey through the Serengeti National Park.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (NGC/PS2/ Xbox/X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe.

'Live For Speed: S2' - v0.5P Updated Alpha Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 will significantly improve the game - important features have been added, dynamic camber (improved simulation of suspension and different suspension types), highly detailed tyre physics and a damage model have been introduced. The LFS team has released an updated alpha demo for Live for Speed S2 offering you a training area, and the Blackwood track, driveable in 3 cars. This updated demo contains the full game which you can unlock once you purchase a key. Read more for download links ...

Digital Jesters Signs 'Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk' - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk is the ultimate futuristic aerial combat game featuring some of the most frenzied air battles ever witnessed with an intensity rarely reached in a videogame. The game takes place in a distant future, in a time when the solar system has been completely conquered by the human beings.

'Tony Tough 2: A Rake's Progress' Website Launched

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher dtp announced today that it has launched the official website for their upcoming adventure Tony Tough 2 where you will find screenshots, wallpapers and a lot of information. The site will be enriched with further content until the release, which is scheduled in Q4 for the German version as well as for the other languages versions. Tony Tough 2 will be a Prequel, telling the story of Tony's first case in his youth, and will feature up-to-date 3D-graphics combined with a classic point & click interface.

'F.E.A.R' - Release Date Back To Fall 2005

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi seems to be playing games with us, as it has updated the F.E.A.R. product page again, and changed the release date for Monolith's upcoming FPS back to fall 2005. Yesterday it was changed to summer 2005, making the game appear to be ahead of schedule, which turns out not to be the case after all (thanks Justin).

'Flashpoint Germany' - v1.04 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games released a new patch for its tactical war game, Flashpoint Germany. This update brings your retail game to v1.04 includes minor bug fixes and major compatibility and performance improvements for Win98/ME users. Additionally two new features were added; an improved user interface for the Unit Description Panel and a counter for turns played vs. turns left in the game. The turn counter will allow players to better predict arrival of reinforcements.