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'Gene Troopers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Gene Troopers you are in the heart of a unique, vibrant and living universe. Explore amazing new worlds, develop your character into a stealth or battle professional, control supernatural powers, make friends with powerful characters and lead them into battle against the forces of evil. Experience a captivating sci-fi story, high-paced action and thrilling game play in a setting never seen before.

'Bet On Soldier' - Multiplayer Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher Frogster Interactive announced that next week it will be releasing a multiplayer demo for Kylotonn's gambling-themed first-person shooter. The demo will include two gameplay modes, with and without exo-skeletons, playable on the Cargo Bay map which was also included in the single-player Bet on Soldier demo. Digital Jesters confirmed an English demo will be released on the same day.

Civics In 'Civilization IV' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fourth game in the PC strategy series that has sold over five million copies, Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a bold step forward for the franchise, with spectacular new 3D graphics and all-new single and multiplayer content. Civilization IV will also set a new standard for user-modification, allowing gamers to create their own add-ons using the standard Python and XML scripting languages. Firaxis producer Barry Caudill tells us more about the new Civilization IV civics feature.

'Sniper Elite' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 26 New Screens

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

Spring 1945: World War 2 is drawing to a close and the Russians and Germans are caught in a furious battle for a devastated Berlin. The cold war starts... As a sniper, recruited by the OSS (former CIA), it is the beginning of a lonely stealth mission in the Russian territory. In development since 2003, Sniper Elite is a sniping/stealth game due to be released on PS2, PC and Xbox.

'War World' - v1.06 Updated Demo & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War World is a fast paced, third person online shooter where players build and battle the ultimate mech warriors, working their way up the War World rankings ladder, unlocking upgrades and enhancements for their mechs. This demo/patch brings your game to v1.06 and adds Team Death Match, customizable mechs, additional host options, improved single player AI's, enter the shop without leaving the game, major CPU speed improvements, better support for lower spec graphics cards, etc.

The Game Factory Signs 'Legend of The Dragon' (NDS/PS2)

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Game Factory announced today the signing of a worldwide publishing deal, which will see the company launch an exciting new action/adventure video game, Legend of The Dragon, based on the brand new TV series Legend of The Dragon, which is to be launched in the spring of 2006 by BKN International AG.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

'Earth 2160' - v1.3.5 Gold Upgrade Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZuxxeZ has released a new Gold Upgrade (not a patch) for its RTS Earth 2160. This upgrade brings your German/English retail game to v1.3.5 and makes the easy modes simpler, fixes campaign crashes and AI issue, infantry sped up, Alien 7 mission fixed, and more. Read more for details fix list and download links ...

'Half-Life 2' (Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Half-Life 2 for the Xbox defines a new benchmark in console gaming with startling realism and responsiveness. Powered by Source technology, Half-Life 2 for Xbox features the most sophisticated in-game characters ever witnessed, advanced AI, stunning graphics and physical gameplay.

'African Alliance' Gets Cancelled

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2005 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We have just been informed that GFI company and MiST land South agreed to close down the development of African Alliance. The grounds for this decision was a desire of the team to concentrate on qualitative development of the other titles. All resources involved in African Alliance have been relocated to Jagged Alliance 3D project. The change in the company priorities is also supported by the idea of focusing on other projects of the studio - Warfare and 4th Battalion.