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'Romance of the Three Kingdoms X' (PS2) - 29 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 5:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Romance of the Three Kingdoms X will cover nearly 147 years of Chinese history starting with the fall of the Han Dynasty at the end of second century A.D. Developed by KOEI, Romance of the Three Kingdoms X is produced by Kou Shibusawa. The game is for one player, rated "T" by the ESRB, and scheduled to launch in North America in June 2005.

'Rush for Berlin' - First Screen

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union. The act symbolizes the total defeat of the Third Reich and means the end of the war on the European continent. Players face more and more challenges, as they get closer to the capital. The game is based on historical facts and gives wide possibilities for changing history and playing an alternative reality.

'SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo, is a stunning racing simulation which combines both realistic car physics, and vibrant graphics together with classic Role Playing Game elements to become the first 'CARPG' ever developed. Black Bean has released a demo for SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo allowing you to try out three tracks with various modes and three available cars. Read more for download links ...

'Dungeon & Dragons Online' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 2:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Are you a match for the fearsome denizens of the dungeons below? Can you discover the secret mysteries that threaten Stormreach's very existence? Forge your destiny in Dungeon & Dragons Online. Read more to check out the new screens ..

'Pariah' (Xbox/PC) Infects Retail Stores

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Groove Games today announced the shipping of the highly touted first-person action game, Pariah. Developed by independent development studio, Digital Extremes, Pariah hits store shelves this week on the Xbox and the PC.

'James Bond 007: From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new game will follow the plot of the original "From Russia with Love" film, including the battle on the Orient Express and the boat chase sequence, but will expand the story with new action sequences. The development team approached the game as a director's cut of the film, which will allow the player to utilize such cool toys as the jetpack and a Q-copter as well as the trusty Walther PPK handgun.

1C Company's E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company unveiled today the 23 titles to be shown at the E3 convention in May, 2005, a lineup across all genres of gaming, including first-person action titles, real-time strategy, simulation and role-playing games, set across history and in deep space, on both land and seam inclusing the yet unannounced Outfront II (aka Soldiers: Heroes of World War II). Read more for details ...

'Starshatter' - v4.5.0 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games has released a new update for its space combat simulation, Starshatter. This 4.5.0 update includes an all new DirectX 9 rendering engine, user-interface, terrain engine and improvements to shading, textures, and graphical effects such as bump and specular maps. Additional improvements include increased missile payload for ships, minor bug fixes with flight patterns, and more responsive controls.

'Forza Motorsport' (Xbox) Screeches Into Retail

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that its critically-acclaimed Xbox driving simulator, Forza Motorsport, has shipped to retail stores and is now available wherever video games are sold for a suggested retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). One of the most highly anticipated game titles of 2005, Forza Motorsport offers gamers and car enthusiasts the ability to completely transform an ordinary factory car into a speed-drenched racing machine.

'Knights of Honor' Goes Gold in North America

by Rainier on May 3, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher and developer Paradox Interactive announced today that the medieval real-time strategy title Knights of Honor has gone gold and will ship to retail stores across North America on May 10, 2005. The game has been rated E+10 and has a SRP of $39.99.