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'Tycoon City: New York' - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.

Sony Files Lawsuit Against Lik Sang For Selling PSPs

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Online retailer was today informed that Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc commenced legal actions against in the High Court of Hong Kong for selling PSP consoles.

'El Matador' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2005 @ 3:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

El Matador is a third person action game with stealth elements set in the environment of the Central and South America. It takes proven features of the genre and enhances them with the latest technology, to provide the player with an opportunity to experience the excitement of espionage first hand.

Various Game Trailers #566

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 3:21 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 :

  • Peter Jackson's King Kong - Trailer #2
  • Ninety-Nine Nights [X360] - Cinematic Trailer #2
  • Rogue Galaxy [PS2] - Cinematic Trailer

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

'SSX On Tour' (PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX On Tour features all-new player customization that gives you the chance to join The Tour. SSX On Tour is packed with all-new highly detailed tracks, new stylish player customization options, new monster tricks, and multiplayer options. Check out the first PSP screens ...

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

'The Sims 2' (GBA/NDS/PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 2:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears. And, for the first time, players will be able to take direct control of their Sim without having to use their cursor.

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v1.6 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Troika is no longer amongst the living this patch is not official, so use at your own discretion. This update brings Activision's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines retail game to v1.6 (requires v1.2 patch installed) and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes and so forth. Read more for details and download links ...

'X³: Reunion' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

Future 'Counter-Strike: Source' Steamy Update #12

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve lastest Steam Update has a few new screens from a reworked SAS model for Counter-Strike: Source, and also brings news about the release of DOD: Source, Lost Coast, and Aftermath, all are in the final phases of development and being polished for release. One of the new features in Lost Coast, which will be ready in a few weeks, is a commentary system, where you'll be able to hear first-hand some of the background on the features and choices in Lost Coast from the team responsible for building it.