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Typhoon Games' E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Typhoon Games today announced it is heading for the E3 and will have four titles on display : Dungeon Lords, Infinity Empire, Evernight, and Hello Kitty Online. Dungeon Lords is slated to be released in April 2005, Hello Kitty Online will begin its beta phase in August 2005, while Infinity Empire is currently being fine-tuned, and will be released very soon. Read more for details ...

'World Racing 2' - 36 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Volkswagen AG and TDK Mediactive Europe have entered into a worldwide cooperation agreement. The partnership will allow the masses worldwide to experience Volkswagen vehicles virtually, as part of a computer game. This racing game will be marketed as World Racing 2 and is being developed in the studios of racing software specialist Synetic to run on current next generation game consoles and PC. Read more for details ...

'Stronghold 2' - v1.1 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2KGames has released the first patch for its 3D castle-sim and siege-warfare RTS Stronghold 2. This patch brings your retail game to v1.1 and adds LAN support, improves AI, various balance tweaks and bug fixes. Read more for details and download links ...

Bono's Elevation Partners Withdraw Eidos Offer

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paving the way for SCi's takeover, is reporting that Elevation Partners has withdrawn from the bidding race to take over ailing developer/publisher Eidos. Former EA president John Riccitiello made a statement this morning that they would no longer be pursuing avenues to invest, clearing the path for shareholders to accept SCi's offer instead. Once ratified, SCi already promised it would restructure Eidos from the top down, and transforms the studio according to its own model, as it has done with Oivotal, known for its Conflict franchise.

'Cross Racing Championship' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Utilizing the next generation of the Invictus engine which incorporates its new real-time physics module, Cross Racing Championship (CRC) will allow the player to experience the thrills of high-speed on and off road racing across vast open terrains. Today Project 3 and Invictus show off the outstanding quality of the powerful graphic engine.

'Officers' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The non-linear plot saves the established facts of the war beginning and allows to lead to the Victory any of three sides: USSR, Germany and Allies (GB and USA). The game recreates the real structures of all participants' armies, uses the real arsenal, equipment and military techniques.

'Cricket 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Utilizing technology from our blockbuster sports games such as FIFA, NBA & Rugby, EA SPORTS Cricket 2005 returns to the pitch. In addition to the international teams and bonus squads, you can now play with domestic teams and compete in England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The all-new Twenty20 tournament will be fully licensed with season modes also on offer.

'Stargate SG-1: The Alliance' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stargate SG-1: The Alliance will be an action-based game playable in the first- or third- person perspective. Depending on the mission, there will be other tasks that have elements of team tactics, puzzle-solving and stealth. First and foremost, you will never walk alone – your team will be there to look after you, but you will also have to look after them, so it differs from most "straight" shooters.

'Diabolique: License to Sin' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Diabolique: License to Sin is a brand new third person game from Metropolis Team. Unique atmosphere, excellent gameplay, spectacular shaders, Renderware Physics. Tailored suits, expensive cars, dynamic action, and business class graphics. Hell has pretty much to offer.

'Ultimate Baseball Online' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Baseball Online is the first ever Massively Multiplayer Online Sports Game (MMOSG), allowing two teams to compete in a 3D virtual stadium. Each participant controls a player for a specific position on a team and gamers can build their athlete’s skills by practicing pitching, fielding or batting. The UBO universe will allow league play, pick up games and a farm system, just like the real life big leagues.