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'Empire Earth 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 8:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.

'Cold Winter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Captured, conveniently forgotten, tortured, and left for dead, MI6 agent Andrew Sterling awaits execution in a Chinese prison. The story begins when a mysterious friend from his past rescues him, setting off a chain of events that could rock the very foundations of global security and wreak chaos on a worldwide level. Read more for some new screens ...

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 6:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Larry Laffer's nephew, Larry Lovage, is a typical college student. He lives in a dorm, has a crush on his biology professor, and goes to bars with his buddies. But when a TV dating show comes to campus, Larry gets a chance for national sexposure. If he can show that he can make any girl on campus swoon, he will become a campus legend. Vivendi has finally release a demo featuring a conversation section with country girl Sally Mae along with the paper plane mini-game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Battlestations: Midway' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Battlestations: Midway' is a new tactical multi-player game focusing on the naval and aerial battles of World War II leading up to one of the greatest naval victories of all time, the Battle of Midway, which saw the highly outnumbered US Naval and Air forces take on the might of the most powerful naval force in modern history: the Imperial Japanese Navy.

'Mortal Kombat: Deception' (NGC) Enters the Retail Arena

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games today announced that it has shipped Mortal Kombat: Deception for the GameCube. Featuring exclusive GameCube content, Mortal Kombat: Deception allows fans to play as and against Mortal Kombat legendary characters, Goro (Boss creature from Mortal Kombat) and Shao Kahn (Final Boss in Mortal Kombat II and Mortal Kombat 3).

Ubisoft Signs Golf Champion Vijay Singh For New Sports Lineup

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announces that it will be developing a series of sports titles, making its debut as a publisher of sports videogames. Its entrance will be propelled by several worldwide licensing agreements and acquisitions. Ubisoft has signed an exclusive license with Vijay Singh, the No.1 ranked golf player in the world, to produce a Vijay Singh-titled golf game. The company has also acquired the team sports assets from Microsoft Game Studios.

'Haunting Ground' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Haunting Ground is a spine-chilling survival horror game is set in a mysterious castle that has become a prison for two innocent characters- an orphaned young girl and a white shepherd dog. They must utilize each other’s strengths if they hope to escape from their horrifying surroundings. Haunting Ground combines a compelling ambiance of terror and solitude with challenging puzzles and a unique gameplay approach.

'Worms 4: Mayhem' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Worms series recently diversified with Worms Forts Under Siege, a tactical RTS-like spin-off created for Sega. However, Worms 4: Mayhem is a return to the series' trademark gameplay and sees Team 17's core Worms design and development team regrouping for a game of explosive annelid annihilation.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A wet, wild and totally soaked new expansion pack to RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will ride into stores this June. RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!, the first expansion pack to RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will let players create and control their own water parks for the first time. Read more to check out some more new screens ...

'Cross Racing Championship' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | 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. Read more for screens taken from the Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, UK and US tracks.