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New UK Publisher Reef Entertainment Emerges With 3 Launch Titles

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Koch Media announce their partnership with UK publisher Reef Entertainment. The partnership secures Koch exclusive UK distribution rights for Reef's upcoming three PC titles for 2005, World War Zero, Dark Legion, WWII Tank Commander, all expected September 23. Read more for details on each title.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Darkness Rising' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today released details for Darkness Rising, the sixth expansion to the epic fantasy MMORPG Dark Age of Camelot. In this expansion, you will get to interact with the each Realm's new King to stop a rising force of evil. Check the freshly launched Darkness Rising website, or read more for some new screens ...

'Scooby-Doo! Unmasked' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Scrambles To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the return of everybody's favorite canine crime-solver in an all-new video game, Scooby-Doo! Unmasked, now available in retail outlets throughout North America for the Gamecube, PS2, Xbox, and GBA. In addition, Scooby-Doo Unmasked! is expected to arrive on the Nintendo DS later this fall.

Blue Fang Games Gets New Director For Its Animal Team

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zoo Tycoon developer Blue Fang Games is pleased to announce that Bruce Blumberg is joining its team as Director of its new Synthetic Animal Team.

'A Vampyre Story' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining 3D animation and 2D designs, A Vampyre Story follows the opera starlett, Mona, a woman kidnapped by Baron Shrowdy Von Kiefer and slowly becoming a creature of the night after coming under the vampire's spell.

'Nexuiz' - v1.2.1 Updated Download/Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nexuiz is a free 3D deathmatch game that is simply first person shooting reduced to the very basics with perfect weapon balancing. This 1.2.1 adds a server fix, a new CTF map, RuneMatch and Domination ,ap support, menu fixes, etc. Read more for details and download links ...

'Putt Nutz' (PS2/Xbox) Also Coming to PC

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Mountain Games announced today that their premiere game, Putt Nutz, is now finished for the PC. This means the games production is complete for both major consoles and home computers. Putt Nutz, a brand new miniature golf game, is a fast paced, over-the-top title that brings all the fun of miniature golf onto your PC.

Petroglyph Working on All New RTS For SEGA

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced a partnership with developer Petroglyph to create an original RTS franchise for the PC. Most Petroglyph team members are former employees of Westwood Studios, where they worked on the company's titles including Blade Runner, Eye of the Beholder, Dune 2 and the blockbuster EA franchise Command & Conquer. The Las Vegas-based development team is presently completing the much-anticipated Star Wars: Empire at War.

'Neverend' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neverend is a Fantasy RPG under development by Mayhem Studios (previously known for the TBS Empire of Magic) Discovering the background of Agavaen, and determining her final personality is one of the main purposes of the game, which continuously appears as the principal plot is being resolved.

'SSX On Tour' (PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today revealed the 41 songs that will propel players through SSX On Tour. The in-game soundtrack delivers a fast-paced and energetic mix of music that builds on the popularity of the SSX 3 soundtrack which was adored by fans worldwide and won the coveted Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) award for Best Soundtrack.