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'Mad Tracks' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playing with pull back friction vehicles, ‘Mad Tracks’ players will battle in numerous challenges like races (Weakest link, red light, Roller Coaster...) or mini games (Snooker, table soccer, long jump, crocket, bowling, Darts...). More than 45 challenges in 10 original environments await, each victory unlocks new cars, new tracks or spare parts to improve performances of 16 cool vehicles.

'Pump It Up: Exceed' (PS2/Xbox) Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video Game publisher Mastiff today announced the launch of the official Pump It Up: Exceed website, which will be available in stores early September 2005 for the PS2 and Xbox. The website features the latest news on the home game, sample music tracks, videos of expert dancing and more. Or you can always check our Pump It Up: Exceed preview.

'Age of Empires III' Demo Coming In September

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ensemble Studios' Dave Pottinger confirmed that a demo for Age of Empires III is in the works, and speculations are that it will be released ahead of the game's official November release, somewhere in September. A few demo candiates have been submitted to Microsoft for approval meaning it is nearing completion. The demo will be quite big as Dave also said "I hope you have a fat Internet pipe." We will of course have it on our fileserver network as soon as it becomes available.

'Burnout Legends' (PSP) - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth with new PSP-only features, gameplay refinements and connectivity. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit, with white-knuckle multiplayer via WiFi, and a GameShare option allowing players to wirelessly share a demo level of the game with friends.

'Rainbow Six: Lockdown' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this new episode, you lead Team Rainbow, the world's most elite counter-terrorist unit, as they are called into action and unfamiliar territory to battle a bioterrorist threat. Stakes escalate as they are personally targeted by an evil terrorist organization. Used to protecting the lives of others, Team Rainbow must now embark on a mission to fight and save some of their own.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (NGC/PS2/ Xbox/X360/PC) - 4 Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe.

'Glacier' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Glacier is a combat racing game that puts you behind the wheel of the Iceblade - Not just any car, the Iceblade is the ultimate combat car prototype vehicle. It's stronger than a tank, turbocharged and has over 1200 horsepower for you to (ab)use. There's an arsenal of weaponry for you available, like machine guns, missiles and mines.

Hi-Rez Studios Licenses Unreal Engine 3 For MMORPG

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Newly formed Hi-Rez Studios announced today that it has licensed Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 for a massively multiplayer online game currently in development (thanks ve3d).

'Monkey Island' Creator Working On A New Game

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In his blog Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert revealed that he had a planned trip to France, in order to meet with a publisher in France. Unfortunately Ron got sick and had to cancel the trip, but the interesting part here is that this would mean he is working on a new game. Speculations that Paris means Ubisoft are a little bit premature since also Atari, Vivendi have offices there, or it could be just somebody who wants to have a romantic date under the Eifel tower.

'Darkstar One' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2005 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DarkStar One delivers fast-paced action within a vast and authentic universe, spectacular graphics, freedom of choice, a gripping story and the power to save the federal galaxy from its nemesis! Read more for the first screens ...