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'Boktai 2' vs. 'Megaman 5' (GBA) Details

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced that its forthcoming Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django title for GBA will boast wireless compatibility, allowing users to enjoy 'Crossover Battles' with Capcom's Mega Man Battle Network 5 title. This feature marks the players can play against each other using two totally different games.

'Urban Reign' (PS2) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today it will be adding a new "take no prisoners" street fighting game, Urban Reign, to its line-up of fighting titles. Urban Reign will be available exclusively for the PS2 this fall. Read more for details and screens ...

Snowblind Studios Acquires 'Dark Alliance' License

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment has entered into an agreement on April 25, 2005 effective April 19, 2005 with Snowblind Studios pursuant to which Snowblind receives an exclusive license to the Dark Alliance trademark under certain conditions for the purpose of making non Massively Multiplayer video games (thanks NMA). Interplay still retains the MMO rights...

'Evil Genuis' Developer Shuts Down

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It is with great sadness that Elixir Studios today announced it is to cease day-to-day operations, effective immediately, and will seek the orderly sale and re-use of all its remaining assets and IP. Read more for details ...

'Darwinia' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Introversion has released a new patch for its action game Darwinia. This update brings your retail game to v1.2 and includes a brand new mouse selection system, improved Radar Dishes, performance enhancements, new modding features, and a bunch of bug fixes and difficulty tweaks. Read more for download links ...

'From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Officially Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today announced the latest installment in the widely successful James Bond videogame franchise, From Russia With Love, starring Academy Award-winner, Sir Sean Connery. The highly anticipated game is scheduled to ship this winter on the PS2, Xbox, and the GameCube. Read more for screens & ingame trailer...

Gizmondo On Display At E3

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gizmondo Europe is delighted to announce its biggest E3 presence ever with a roster of fantastic new games to be unveiled, hands-on demos of the amazing multi-entertainment device, a string of A-list performances, and the first showing of some incredible new game hardware technology not available on any other gaming console.

Codemasters Europe Signs 'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to rain hell from the skies above in World War II's fiercest aerial battles as Codemasters today confirms it has secured the PAL co-publishing and distribution rights to Heroes of the Pacific for PS2, Xbox and PC. Coming this September, Heroes of the Pacific puts the player in the boots of the courageous men who fought like heroes in incredible aerial and naval conflicts from the Pacific Theatre, 60 years ago.

'Medal of Honor European Assault' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William “Wild Bill” Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic ServicesĀ­the OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.

'The Curse of the Were-Rabbit' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frontier Developments Ltd. announced today that it has been collaborating closely with Aardman Animations Ltd. ('Aardman') on the development of a major new console game, "The Curse of the Were-Rabbit", starring the much-loved, Oscar-winning, claymation duo Wallace & Gromit.