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'Pro Rugby Manager 2' - v1.09 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Rugby Manager 2 displays each bone-crunching tackle, each heart-in-mouth drop kick and every maddening pass and dash to the try-line in such glorious, motion-captured detail, it rivals anything TV coverage can offer. Digital Jesters has released a new patch for Pro Rugby Manager 2. This update brings your retail game to v1.09 and adds a new external db, mp3 player, photo feature and the usual bug and game fixes. Read more for download links ...

Close Combat: First to Fight Gets In Retail Formation

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Close Combat: First to Fight has shipped and is currently available in retail stores across North America and Europe for PC. A version for the Xbox was released on April 9th.

'Dark Age of Camelot' - 14 Day Trial Available

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark Age of Camelot developer Mythic Entertainment today made a new version of the game's 14-day free trial broadly available for download to players new to the compelling world of "Camelot." This trial version incorporates many new features, which Mythic recently introduced as part of the latest in a series of free major upgrades. The 14-day trial is available for download.

'Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith' (NDS) - 54 New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith is the closing chapter of epic Star Wars saga. Following closely the storyline of the upcoming movie, you'll choose your path between light & shadow playing either as the Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi or Anakin Skywalker, the soon-to-become Darth Vader. Witness the rise of the birth of Darth Vader and the galactic Empire is this epic Jedi action game!

'The Sims 2' Coming to Consoles and Handhelds

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not really much of a surprise, but in a recent interview with IGN, Maxis producer Scot Amos revealed that they have been working on porting The Sims 2 to consoles and handheld systems. The base of the game will be content that people liked in The Sims 2, but also material taken from the University expansion pack. But people who are familiar with the PC edition, still might want to check the console editions, since it will also have new & exclusive content, new locations, new characters and so forth. The PS2 edition will support HDD and Eye Toy (you can import yourself into the game as a character), the Xbox version will HDTV and 720dpi, while the Gamecube will have custom content.

Film Giant MGM Shuts Down 'Stargate: Source' Mod

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The creators behind the Half-Life 2 mod Stargate: Source have received a cease and desist order from MGM to immediately stop working on their mod project. "We are very displeased to announce that apparently MGM the huge company feels very threatened by a group of individuals spread throughout the world. We have received a letter to desist from the creation of the Stargate: Source mod. At this time we are still discussing the issue but it does appear that we are going to be shutting down." Albeit regrettable, this decision by MGM was expected since they are involved in the Stargate SG1: The Alliance game project, under development at JoWood.

'Genji: Dawn of the Samurai' (PS2) Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEE today announce the arrival of the hugely anticipated first release from Yoshiki Okamoto's new studio, Game Republic. Gaming guru Okamoto-san has been responsible for some of the most ground-breaking titles of our time, including Street Fighter 2, Resident Evil and, more recently, Devil May Cry. No specific release date has been announced.

Various Game Trailers #484

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:59 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 :

  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - Trailer
  • Unreal Championship 2 - Trailer #6

'Democracy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Democracy, developed by Positech Games, is a detailed simulation game that is 'turn based' where each turn of the game represents 2 months of time. Elections are held every 4 years. The game has a complex internal model to represent the population of your country.

Pre-Order 'Fate' And Get Signed Limited Edition Poster

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FATE's quests are fast and fun with richly detailed artwork, 3D graphics and interactive content delivered exclusively via download. Players will be able to customize their character, their pet, and the type of weapons they’ll use. Through battles with hundreds of monsters and fantastic creatures, characters evolve over time with experience of game play. A built-in random level generator will provide an infinite number of adventure possibilities!