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

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 3:35 a.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.

Atari Europe Signs 'GT Legends'

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With a new engine, improved graphics and an extended list of features, GT Legends will provide high authenticity, a detailed presentation and thrilling entertainment behind the steering wheel of an untamed racing beast. 10TACLE Studios concludes a far-reaching distribution agreement with Atari for its new motor sports simulation GT Legends, extending their sales territory to Scandinavia and the German-speaking countries.

'WarDevil: Unleash the Beast Within' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WarDevil: Unleash the Beast Within is an innovative next-generation 3D title with graphical style & visual look unlike any other current game. Drawing upon strong filmic narrative, a complex story unfolds, immersing the player into a vivd and complex world, far beyond that from conventional video games.

'Scooby-Doo! Unmasked' (GBA/NDS/ NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this action adventure platform game, players will assume the role of Scooby-Doo as he and the teenage sleuths of Mystery Inc. visit Fred's cousin Jed, a monster movie set designer. They'll find Jed has disappeared and his animatronics are out of control, sending mechanical monsters haywire and making Jed the prime suspect. Players must stop the creepy costumed characters, unmask the truth and prove Jed's innocence.

'Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana' (PS2) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 2:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Koei Europe today announced plans to publish Gust's RPG title Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana for the PS2. The European release of Atelier Iris is scheduled for Q1 2006.

'Starship Troopers' (ALL) Delayed - Demo Plans

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starship Troopers is based on the movie in which you will take the role of an elite 'special forces' trooper in the Mobile Infantry spearheading the assault against thousands of intelligent enemy bugs, emulating the best scenes from the movie and a whole lot more! An update on the Empire Interactive forum revealed that the game is slightly delayed in the UK, moving from its original October release date to September 23rd, and also revealed a demo will be released on September 1st (thanks Blues).

'Heroes of Might and Magic V' Haven & Inferno Faction - Details & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2005 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heroes of Might & Magic V will benefit from the features and characteristics that established the success of the initial saga while offering a wealth of innovations such as a highly immersive scenario, a variety of appealing factions, modern 3D graphics, a revolutionary tactical combat system, and a story-based campaign mode. Read more for details and the Haven & Inferno factions...

Various Game Trailers #569

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2005 @ 11:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • Total Overdose [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #2
  • Painkiller [Xbox] - Trailer #2
  • Half-Life 2: Aftermath - Trailer

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

'The Settlers V: Heritage of Kings - Legends' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2005 @ 10:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Settlers V: Heritage of Kings - Legends is scheduled for release in September and will feature 4 campaigns, 17 missions, new singleplayer as well as multiplayer maps, improved editor. One of the main additions is more interaction with the environment, a new landscape type (coastal) and a little bit more focus on building structures.

'The Suffering: Ties That Bind' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2005 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Suffering: Ties That Bind is an action-horror game that emphasizes the disturbing terror of its predecessor, with all-new twisted creatures and a few familiar faces. Set in the slums and prisons of Baltimore, the player once again controls Torque as he seeks revenge against the mysterious grand manipulator Caleb Blackmore, a man somehow tied to the death of Torque's family.