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'Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles' (NGC/PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Every one thousand years, one hundred Mamodo descend upon earth to conduct the ultimate battle. The winner becomes the mighty king of the Mamodo world. There is only one problem - in order for the Mamodo to use their powerful spell books, they need human partners. Play as your favorite Mamodo pair from the TV show and unleash your spells during battle to become the Mighty Mamodo King!

'Pro Rugby Manager 2' - v1.06 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pro Rugby Manager 2 displays each bone-crunching tackle, each heart-in-mouth drop kick and every maddening pass and dash to the try-line in such glorious, motion-captured detail, it rivals anything TV coverage can offer. Digital Jesters has released the first patch for Pro Rugby Manager 2. This update brings your retail game to v1.06 and allows you to play multiplayer games using Gamecenter, applies bug fixes and various gameplay tweaks. Read more for download links ...

'Nanostray' (NDS) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A 3D sci-fi shooter developed by Shin’en, Nanostray boasts a wide array of weapons, un-lockable features and game modes, as well as an online ranking system that tracks the game’s top players. Nanostray’s touch screen features will allow players to track enemy movement via interactive radar and manage the various weapons and other special pick ups. Check the freshly launched Nanostray website, or read more for new screens ...

Microsoft Executive J. Allard Reveals First Xbox 2 Details

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today at the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), Microsoft Corp. announced the first details of its next-generation Xbox, highlighting how hardware, software and services are being fused to power enhanced game and entertainment experiences. Read more for details on new features such as custom playlists, marketplace, gamer cards etc..

GarageGames Introduces New Torque Game Development Platform

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

GarageGames announced today at the Game Developers Conference a new engine and multiple programs that make it easier for people to build their games. The Torque Game Development Platform recently added the Torque 2D engine, which joins the proven Torque Game Engine and the next-generation Torque Shader Engine to make the complete game development platform.

'Singles 2: Triple Trouble' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 8:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Singles 2: Triple Trouble offers players a whole host of new relationship possibilities to manage, along with the everyday necessities of going to work, maintaining a 'happy home' and equipping their flat with the latest furniture and mod-cons. Using a new 3D engine, SINGLES can be dressed in a whole range of different outfits, express themselves in even more realistic and recognisable ways and explore beyond their apartment to new locations, where they can meet other characters for friendship, romance, possibly more?

'Preyground' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Finnish game developer Frozenbyte has unveiled its first PC action game Preyground. The game brings fresh air to the genre with its explosive action sequences and innovative weapon upgrade system. Preyground also features cutting-edge realistic lighting technology, a thrilling sound environment and a unique top-down perspective that create an epic gaming experience ready to launch in Q3 2005.

'Dragon Ball Advanced Adventure' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 8:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that Dragon Ball Advanced Adventure is scheduled for European release in spring 2005 for the GBA. Based around the original Dragon Ball TV series it gives fans and players alike the opportunity to play through the adventures of Goku in his courageous search for the Dragon Balls. Featuring three different game modes, multiplayer action and many un-lockable extras, Dragon Ball Advanced Adventure is destined to be an essential addition to any Dragon Ball fan's collection.

Gregor Narholz To Write Music For 'X-Men Legends II' (NGC/PS2/Xbox)

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 8:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

APM film and television composer Gregor Narholz, The Rookie, Saturday Night Life, Star Trek, Spongebob, will compose and arrange the music for Activision's X-Men Legends II, under development at Raven, based on Marvel's legendary Super Hero team.

SEGA Acquires 'Creative Assembly'

by Rainier on March 9, 2005 @ 2:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we put up SEGA's Spartan Total Warrior announcement, but what was not included was the fact that SEGA simply bought out the UK developer. SEGA Europe today announced that the company has acquired the hugely successful development studio, The Creative Assembly. Founded in 1997, headed up by Tim Ansell and operating from offices in the UK and Australia, The Creative Assembly team has produced a catalogue of hits throughout their history and notably is the team behind the award winning Total War franchise.