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'Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII' (Xbox) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 2:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII is an Xbox exclusive action-filled flight combat game internally developed by Ubisoft. From Western Europe to the Pacific, players test their air-combat skills as they experience the most famous battles of World War II. As a squadron leader, the player can fly up to 40 WWII aircraft in both single-player and multiplayer missions. Check the freshly launched official website, or read more for new screens ...

'Mutant' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mutant is third person 3D shooter. The main hero is able to use several special abilities where most significant one is presence of two more hands that are placed in two hollows in his jacket directly under the arms. Mutant can hold different guns in different hands and he can fire to different targets at once.

'Smarties: Meltdown' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 1:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Smarties: Meltdown is a third person action adventure, based on the world famous Smarties confection. Smarties: Meltdown is set on a giant Smarties shaped 'factory ship' orbiting the Earth. Everything is working smoothly when suddenly the factory ship is attacked by a small armada of craft from the fleet of the evil DR Soursweet.

EA Opens Development Studio In Singapore

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 11:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced that it as opened a new development studio in the heart of Singapore city, which will focus on localizing and customizing popular EA games into at least five different languages for distribution throughout the Asia region, and eventually evolve into an online game development facility. A development team is already in place and the first localized projects have already started to be shipped.

'Age of Empires III' Original Soundtrack Now On Sale

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sumthing Else Music Works is pleased to announce their latest release: Age of Empires III Original Soundtrack. The soundtrack album from the third episode of the king of real-time strategy games, developed by Ensemble Studios and Microsoft Games Studios, is now available at US retail outlets through Nile Rodgers' Sumthing Else Music Works label.

'Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced that it's favorite celluloid hero will make its debut on the PSP in Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble. Bringing intense versus-style action, new features and enhancements to the PSP system, Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble has Joe and his friends battling it out with their VFX powers to determine who will star in Captain Blue's latest production.

Blizzard Bans 2500 European 'World of Warcraft' Cheaters

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As part of Blizzard's continuing commitment to keep World of Warcraft free from abuse, it has permanently banned more than 2500 accounts during the last several weeks which were involved in the use of cheats and/or hacks using third-party software or were otherwise violating our Terms of Use. Blizzard will continue to take an aggressive stance to ensure that the gaming environment remains an enjoyable place for its customers by actively pursuing those who would seek to violate the principle of fair-play, as well as breach the Terms of Use and policies in this way.

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - v3369 Win64 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Icculus has now also released a new Win64 patch for Epic's sci-fi FPS Unreal Tournament 2004. This Windows 64 bit patch requires the previously released v3369 and addresses the usual slew of bug fixes, engine & network enhancements, and gameplay tweaks. This new patch is compatible with the ECE Bonus Pack (thanks Blues). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

KumaWar Launches 'The Capture of Saddam: Operation Red Dawn' Mission

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kuma Reality Games' latest installment takes gamers through the frenzied search through the town of Adwar, and the capture of Saddam Hussein by U.S. troops in the infamous "spider hole." Kuma's previous episode was a recreation of the events that led to Saddam's war crimes trial, currently in progress in Iraq.

'Rugby 06' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2005 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that EA SPORTS Rugby 06 is currently under development at EA Canada and HB Studios for the PS2, Xbox and PC. Rugby 06 will challenge gamers to compete in a host of the World's most prestigious rugby competitions including the Six Nations, Lions Tour, Tri Nations, Guinness Premiership and the Super 14.