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'Serious Sam II' - v2.066 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Games has released a new patch for Croteam's Serious Sam II. This update brings your retail game to v2.066 and adds dedicated server support, the usual bug and crash fixes, multiplayer enhancements, gfx tweaks and plenty more. Read more for download links ...

'Stacked with Daniel Negreanu' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A Texas Hold 'em game that captures the spirit of the professional poker tour, Stacked utilizes an advanced learning artificial intelligence system that adapts to each player's style of play and a detailed tutorial mode to deliver a thrilling and realistic poker experience.

'Ice Age 2: The Meltdown' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

VU Games announced today that a video game is in development based on 20th Century Fox’s upcoming family film, Ice Age 2: The Meltdown. Scrat will dig, swim, sniff, spin and roll as Scrat in his never-ending quest to collect acorns. In the process, he serves as the unwitting hero in the quest to save the land from a giant flood.

Totally Games Signs With SEGA and Expands Studio

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Totally Games announced today plans to expand its Marin County, California studio with the announcement of a new game project signed with SEGA of America. The technically ambitious and imaginative project will recruit new staff – a move that reaffirms Totally Games' continuing commitment to be a world-class development studio.

Take Two Brings 'Trapt' (PS2) To Europe

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two and Tecmo today announced a European publishing agreement for its PS2 exclusive Trapt, scheduled for released on the 24th February 2006.

'Jack Keane' Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV and developer Deck 13 are delighted to announce their joint publishing agreement for Jack Keane (working title), a classical adventure game for the PC. Slated for a Q1 2007 retail release, this game will highlight Deck 13's newest technology as the player guides hero Jack Keane to face some of his toughest challenges yet.

'TOCA Race Driver 3' - Australian Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TOCA Race Driver 3 players will be competing in a massive variety of the world's most aggressive motorsports, complete with explosive damage effects, head-to-head online multiplayer racing and a game engine rebuilt for a greater degree of simulation. As promised Codemasters has released an updated demo featuring three tracks, with a choice of three cars, and three series (DTM, V8 and the new Baja Offroad Racing).

'Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 4:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday is a stand-alone expansion pack for their strategy title Hearts of Iron II. The expansion will include the original game and boasts a World War III scenario, a complete scenario editor as well as an extended time line.

'Ape Escape 3' (PS2) Content Creation Feature Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 2:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Ape Escape 3 players can create their own 15 second mini-films, complete with subtitles, using characters from the video game. The process, otherwise known as "machinima," is quickly catching on as a new way to convey artistic expression. Director/producers of the monkey-film shorts can post their creations online for the whole world to see.

'Wintersport Pro 2006' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2005 @ 2:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

German publisher Crimson Cow announced today that it has signed an agreement with Cyanide Studios, known for Chaos League and Cycling Manager, for Wintersport Pro 2006. The new game is based on the upcoming Olympic Wintersports in Torino, and will feature 16 disciplines (skiing, bobsled, skijumping etc.) and over 700 athletes from 29 countries, as well as multiplayer.