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WorthPlaying Downtime - DNS Issues

by Rainier on July 23, 2005 @ 11:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

You may have noticed the site was unreachable for most of Saturday due to some unforseen DNS issues at our hosting company, which now obviously have been resolved. Sorry for the inconvenience, but it's back to business now ...

'F.E.A.R.' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2005 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An unidentified paramilitary force infiltrates a multi-billion dollar aerospace compound, the government responds by sending in Special Forces, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications. When the interference subsides moments later, the team has been literally torn apart. Your mission is simple: Eliminate the intruders at any cost. Determine the origin of the signal. And contain this crisis before it spirals out of control.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2005 @ 4:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

'Too Human' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2005 @ 4:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silicon Knights teased us at E3 with the notion that it was developing Too Human as a trilogy, and it would finally make its debut on the X360. Initially announced as a PSOne title, Too Human is a mystical action adventure game with a sci-fi mixture, using the Unreal Engine 3, but apart from that there has been no additional information released. In the meantime, enjoy the first screens ...

Various Game Trailers #553

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 11:59 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 :

  • Bet on Soldier - Trailer
  • Far Cry Instincts - Island Editor Trailer
  • Need For Speed Most Wanted - Trailer (2)
  • Rainbow Six 4: Lockdown - AI Trailer
  • Nightwatch - Trailer
  • Resident Evil 5 (PS3/X360) - Trailer
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 - Trailer #5
  • Star Wars: Empire at War - Trailer

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

'UT XMP' - Public Beta 2 Available NOW

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 4:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unreal Tournament: Expanded Multiplayer is a class based multiplayer team game. UT XMP is a total conversion for UT2004, developed by Free Monkey Interactive, and is based upon Unreal II: Expanded Multiplayer, released in 2003 by the now-defunct Legend Entertainment. Public Beta 2 has now been released with over 180 fixes. Read more for download links ...

'World Racing 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Racing 2 enhances the technology of the game's fore-runner, which introduced an innovative 3D landscape technology and sophisticated driving physics. While World Racing focussed on the simulation aspect, World Racing 2 will put the fun of driving at centre stage and offer optimised arcade racing characteristics, rich and varied range of mission modes, lively scenarios, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars.

'Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War is a detailed real-time strategy game that lets players completely command one of the four mightiest empires of the ancient world: Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Persia. Rise & Fall places players directly in the heart of combat as a heroic general fighting side-by-side with their troops as one of history's eight greatest heroes battling to bring victory to their nation on the battlefield.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oblivion is a single-player game that takes place in Tamriel's capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to a throne that sits empty, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin. Oblivion is another leap forward in role-playing with its combination of freeform gameplay and cutting-edge graphics.

'Colosseum: Road to Freedom' (PS2) Now In Stores

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This week, video gamers will get their chance to become Rome's finest warrior in KOEI's latest PS2 exclusive action title, Colosseum: Road to Freedom. KOEI announced today that Colosseum: Road to Freedom has shipped and is available at most video game retailers throughout North America.