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'SUN' Gets Hollywood Composer - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With action-packed intensity, stunning graphics, unique battle systems, and a captivating cast of characters, SUN is an epic medieval tale set in a rich world of emperors, armies, magicians and monsters. SUN is the first title to incorporate console-style game mechanics into a classic MMORPG. Webzen announced today the company has signed Oscar and Grammy award-winning composer Howard Shore to compose the music for SUN. Read more for details and the first ingame screens ...

'We Love Katamari' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today We Love Katamari, the sequel to 2004's beloved cosmic clump-rolling game, Katamari Damacy. "We Love Katamari," available exclusively for the PS2 later this year, will feature the diminutive yet determined Prince, with an assortment of celestial cousins and the eccentric King of All Cosmos.

'Everybody's Golf' (PSP) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Go golf crazy and take on a cast of colourful characters in the coolest clubhouse around. No need for airs and graces here – just select a golfer from a range of friendly faces, and customize their abilities, attributes and appearance before teeing off across a series of challenging courses and game modes. Go head-to-head with both friends and foes via WiFi compatible Ad Hoc Mode and become a true golfing legend.

'Dungeon Lords' - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeon Lords blends the depth of an epic Fantasy RPG with the flexibility of an FPS-style control system. Gamers journey through a land of ancient castles and dungeon lairs to engage in real-time tactical combat with a variety of deadly foes. It's not just about the battles though, as magic spells and hundreds of powerful weapons and artifacts play a huge role in the game.

'Battelfield 2 Modern Combat' Also Coming to PSP

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today DICE announced it will be bringing its upcoming Battlefield 2 Modern Combat console title also to Sony PSP handheld. It is planned for a first quarter 2006 debut. Digital Illusions licenses the right to develop Modern Combat for PSP to EA's studio in Great Britain.

'Company of Heroes' Officially Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 8:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and Relic Entertainment today announced their latest RTS game Company of Heroes. A real-time strategy game set in World War II, Company of Heroes brings to life, in full cinematic detail, the greatest war mankind has ever known. Scheduled to release worldwide in 2006, the game will make its public debut at the E3 in May. Read more for details and the first screens ...

Majesco Announces 'Double Game' Packs for Game Boy Advance

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Offering sensational value for the dollar, Majesco Entertainment Company, an innovative provider of digital entertainment content and products, today introduced its new GBA Double Game packs, a new lineup of products featuring two exciting GBA video games on a single cartridge for just $19.99. The three new Double Game packs are now available in stores.

'Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cossacks II will put gamers in control of one of six 19th-century nations as they wage war, secure alliances and work to economically and militarily defeat their opponents to become the dominant European power. With an enhanced 3D graphics engine, more than 150 unit types and a realistic troop morale system, "Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars" will challenge armchair emperors to prove their mettle as they fight historical and historically inspired battles on an epic scale. This demo features an intro movie, 2 tutorials, 2 missions and a skirmish map. Read more for download links ...

'Enthusia Professional Racing' (PS2) - 57 New Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get behind the wheel and experience the sensation of racing actual cars. As in the real world, Enthusia emphasizes pure driving skills and ensures that winning is a result of ability rather than how much money has been spent tuning a car. Maintaining a subtle balance between the power of the car and the driver’s skill, Enthusia promises to deliver the ultimate driving experience for racing fans of all abilities.

Illusion Softworks Signs On With Meqon Game Dynamics

by Rainier on April 25, 2005 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Illusion Softworks, known for the Hidden & Dangerous, Mafia and Vietcong series, today signed an agreement with Meqon Research, for the provision of game dynamics and physics for Illusion's forthcoming 3rd person action game scheduled for release in 2007.