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Crave Signs 'Sky Dancers' (GBA) License

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 2:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced the signing of the Sky Dancers license. Sky Dancers quickly became the #1 girls' toy around the world when first introduced in 1994, and was featured in McDonald's Happy Meals and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The 2005 relaunch delivers a whole new look and an animated DVD series where the characters and world of Sky Dancers come alive for a whole new generation..

'Wolfschanze 1944' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 10:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wolfschanze is an FPS/TPP game that takes place in World War 2 reality and is inspired by actual events. Developer Calaris announced that it is pushing back its action game a few months, reason : "The premiere will be delayed because we want to brush up the whole material. The end of work is planned for august." Originally scheduled for June, it has been postponed until August (thanks Blues).

'Monster Hunter 2' (PS2) Revealed

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Famitsu issue has word that Capcom is working on a standalone sequel for its online RPG, Monster Hunter. Improvements will include more weapons, a greater focus on grouping, and a much larger environment, with a dynamic day/night cycle, including season changing. This will have an effect on overall gameplay, as certain animals will only be accessible during specific times of the day. Owners of Monster Hunter 2 will also be able to connect with its little PSP brother, Monster Hunter Portable. Expected release date is end of the year in Japan.

Various Game Trailers #517

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Battlefield 2 - Trailer
  • Timeshift - Trailer
  • Codename Panzers: Phase Two - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Elite Warriors: Vietnam' - Editing Tools Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Elite Warriors: Vietnam, you will fight along side Green Beret commandoes as you conduct classified missions deep in Southeast Asia. nFusion has released the editing tools for its FPS Elite Warriors: Vietnam so you can create new maps, missions, and campaigns. Read more for download links ...

Ubisoft's Second Canadian Development Studio Opens For Business

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft officially opens its door in the provincial capital where it intends to invest 75 M$ CAD and create 200 jobs within five years. Ubisoft will start with 75 jobs in Quebec City this year. The new production studio will be located in the heart of the Saint-Roch district at 390, Charest East.

'Inuyasha: Feudal Combat' (PS2) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring all your favorite characters from the hit TV show, the first Inuyasha fighting game for the PS2 launches Summer 2005 and features a mission mode, a battle mode for versus gameplay, practice mode and a story mode. Featuring an original battle system, the game allows you to partner with another character, select the best formation system and develop and strengthen your fighting partnership, and destroy objects around you as you battle to take out the opposition.

'Jaws Unleashed' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Jaws, players assume the role of a Great White shark driven to a predacious frenzy by the sonic emanations of underwater oil drilling equipment. To defend their underwater territory, players undertake a campaign to drive the raiders away while simultaneously solving a series of action-based puzzles designed to thwart the player. Majesco has launched the official Jaws Unleashed website, which is scheduled for release August 2005.

'Battlefield 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Various fan sites have received word, one way or another, that DICE's Battlefield sequel has gone gold today and will appear in stores starting Tuesday, June 21, 2005. In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, China, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game's 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 100 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC.

'Half-Life 2: Deathmatch' Gets Steamy Update #18

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding yet another update for Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, fixing various little bugs and gameplay tweaks. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.