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'Prince of Persia' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced a Prince of Persia title in the works for the PSP. Developed by Pipeworks, the game builds on last year's console success, Prince of Persia Warrior Within, and features original content such as additional puzzles, new maps and redesigned levels. The game is scheduled to ship December 2005.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - 6 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 4:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for Xbox in September 2005.

'Zoo Tycoon' (NDS) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Summary: Easy to learn, hard to master! Encounter the ultimate zoo experience in Zoo Tycoon DS! Get up close and personal while collecting and caring for the world’s most popular animals in a custom zoo you create! Manage your environment properly and achieve the ultimate goal of a zoo full of happy animals and customers.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets. Check out the first Nintendo DS screens ...

GMX Media Looking for Beta Testers

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media are today announcing that public beta tests for top 2006 titles will be opening soon. PC gamers are invited and welcome to join the action and get involved in the final development stages of these games. Successful applicants will be given full details of the products they will be testing, and the requirements of their participance will be made clear prior to commencement of testing.

Various Game Trailers #606

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 5:43 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 :

  • Devil Kings - Azure Dragon Trailer
  • Cold War [Xbox/PC] - Trailer #6
  • Ankh - Trailer
  • Blood Magic - GC 2005 Trailer
  • Marc Ecko's Getting Up Contents Under Pressure [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #10

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Ragnarok Online 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Tokyo Game Show 2005, Gravity announced it is working on Ragnarok Online 2, but promises to take its popular online RPG in a somewhat new direction. Unlike its predecessor, Ragnarok 2 will be in full 3D, but will also do away with the fixed classes, allowing each player to develop his own character and skills. Carried over from the first title are several predetermined choices such as swordman, novice or thief, but also new additions like recruit, magician and even a clown.

'Day of Defeat: Source' Now Available Through Steam

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DoD: Source leverages the power of the Source engine by introducing advanced sound technology to provide a more immersive soundscape and integrated physics simulation technology for ragdolls and physically simulated objects throughout each map.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 lets players experience four individual soldier stories as they overcome insurmountable odds in multiple campaigns. Activision has released a singleplayer demo for Infinity War's WW2 themed FPS Call of Duty 2, featuring the El Daba, Egypt mission, where you have to take out four artillery guns. Read more for download links ...

'Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles' (NGC/PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Every one thousand years, one hundred mamodo descend upon earth to conduct the ultimate battle. The winner becomes the mighty king of the mamodo world. There is only one problem - in order for the mamodo to use their powerful spell books, they need human partners. Play as your favorite mamodo pair from the TV show and unleash your spells during battle to become the mighty mamodo king!