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'50 Cent: Bulletproof' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bulletproof, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld. Working with the unlikeliest of allies, the streets heat up as 50 Cent takes on the most dangerous crime families in the city, uncovering an international conspiracy with devastating implications. The streets are watching as 50 Cent blasts his way to the truth.

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.13e Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has yet again released a minor updated patch for good old Starcraft, and its expansion pack Brood War. The v1.13e patch fixes several bugs that contributed to game exploits. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Control Monger' - Public Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Netcharger and MindSurge Entertainment announced today that they have opened the Control Monger beta for the general public, serving up a client/demo for all to enjoy. Control Monger is a team based online first person shooter for up to 255 players, with 7 player types (Repair, heavy, construction, sniper, demolition, soldier & spy bot), multiple modes of play on each map (CTF, KoTH, DM etc.), and supports custom made maps.

'NBA '06' (PS2) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA '06 for the PS2 expands the franchise by featuring numerous gameplay advancements including enhanced A.I., shooting mechanics, player animations, and new mini-games to create the most action-packed, realistic basketball experience to date.

'Ninja Gaiden BLACK' (Xbox) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that its Xbox exclusive Ninja Gaiden BLACK, plans to swoop onto store shelves nationwide when it ships on September 20, 2005. Ninja Gaiden BLACK boasts a plethora of new action-packed adventures in the new mission mode where Ninja Gaiden fans face their biggest challenges yet as they go up against the toughest enemies and biggest bosses for the ultimate ninja showdown.

'Urban Reign' (PS2) Brawls Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that its PS2 exclusive Urban Reign, developed by a team with members from previous Tekken and Soulcalibur projects, has shipped to retail outlets. Urban Reign provides enough white-knuckle beat-’em-up street brawling in 100 missions to satisfy the most battle-hardened players.

'World War II RTS' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World War II RTS developed by 1C Company (creators of the award-winning IL-2 Sturmovik series and Pacific Fighters) is a real-time tactical strategy title depicting the most significant battles of World War II during 1939-1945.

'Tecmo Classic Arcade' (Xbox) Drops Coin In Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that Tecmo Classic Arcade for the Xbox has shipped today hitting store shelves this week at retailers across the nation. Featuring Tecmo Bowl, for the first time on Xbox, along with a plethora of other Tecmo Classic Arcade titles such as Rygar, Solomon’s Key, Bomb Jack, Tecmo Cup, and more.

SEGA Brings 'Taito Legends' (PS2/Xbox/PC) To North America - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive North and South American distribution agreement with Empire Interactive to publish Taito Legends for the PS2, the Xbox, and PC. This exciting compilation features 29 arcade classics and spans nearly 30 years of gaming history.

'Whirlwind of Vietnam' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Whirlwind of Vietnam is a helicopter sim that depicts the most famous episodes of the war in a movie-style way. The main events of the game are well-known to the audience due to famous books and movies dedicated to the War such as We Were Soldiers, Apocalypse Now, Hamburger Hill and many others.