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'Dungeon Siege II' - v1.1 Mod Toolkit Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2005 @ 5:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gas Powered Games has released an updated mod toolkit for its recently released RPG Dungeon Siege 2. This v1.1 mod kit allow modders to create their own content for DS 2, and does not add any new assets or documentation. All the changes were to code and adding of new features requested by the community. Read more for download links ...

'ProTrain Perfect' - German v2970 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2005 @ 4:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blue Sky Interactive has released the first patch (SP1) for its train recently released train simulation game ProTrain Perfect, bringing your German retail game to v2970, and fixes compatibility and crash issues with the content manager plus (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers #658

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 11:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer (2)
  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - Trailer #4
  • Black [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #3
  • Mega Man Maverick Hunter X [PSP] - Trailer

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

'Rumble Roses XX' (X360) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 7:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The follow-up to last year's smash hit female wrestling video game, Rumble Roses XX for the Xbox 360 will feature a full lineup of incredible looking wrestlers along with all-new moves, gameplay modes, tag team action and online play. Check these 27 new high res beauties...

Federal Court Deems Illinois Violent Video Game Law Unconstitutional

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Back in May Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich introduced a bill to ban violent video games, which was then later approved and had to go in effect January 1st. On July 25, 2005, a lawsuit was filed challenging the law, claiming it violated the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech. Today, Federal District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly in Chicago, IL agreed with the plaintiffs and ruled that the video game restriction law is unconstitutional, and issued an order permanently enjoining the law's enforcement. You can read the full, 53 page, ruling right here...

'MVP 06 NCAA Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 4:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball is being produced by Electronic Arts Canada in Vancouver, B.C., and will celebrate everything that makes NCAA baseball unique -- aluminum bats, intense action, and stadiums filled with school spirit and packed with passionate fans.

'Darwinia' Now Available for Pre-Purchase Via Steam

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 2:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Darwinia, the latest multi-genre creation from UK-based Introversion, is now available for pre-purchase via Steam. Those who pre-purchase the game will save 10%. In addition, a new Darwinia gameplay trailer (52MB) is now available from Steam and

'RoboBlitz' (X360) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

RoboBlitz, using Epic's Unreal Engine 3, is a fast-paced action game featuring puzzle-solving and unique physics-based weapons. Players blast through 15+ levels of high-intensity action as Blitz, a multi-talented robot on a mission to save its factory from a band of invading mechanical brains. A Roboblitz techdemo, then known as RoboHordes, was shown at GDC and E3 2005.

EA Gets Sued Over 'Madden NFL 06' (ALL) Features

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 2:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtual Jam owner Pernell Harris has sued Electronic Arts over features included in EA's Madden NFL 06. Pernell claims he met with EA in 2003 to discuss a game he was developing, Heart of a Champion, in which players guide an athlete from high school to professional football, not unlike the NFL Superstar mode in Madden NFL 06. The lawsuit filed November 28 with the California Superior Court in San Mateo County, accuses EA of breaching an "implied in fact contract" by using those features without compensation and violation of a confidentiality agreement. EA's responsde " "We have read the complaint and the allegations are completely without merit."

'HoopWorld' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2005 @ 1:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Hot Shots, Dive Tackling, Wall Running, Dragon Punches, over-the-top mid-air volleys - all chainable tricks in HoopWorld. Developed by Streamline Studios, HoopWorld is a three-on-three multiplayer trick game that rewards gamers for playing competitively together. Check out the freshly launched HoopWorld website, or read more for new screens ...