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'Neverend' - v1.1 German Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 12:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Frogster has released the first patch for Mayhem Studios' fantasy RPG Neverend, bringing your German retail game to v1.1 and addressing a few bug and crashes as well as some enemy AI issues.

'Wik: Fable of Souls' (X360) Now On Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 12:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft announced today that Reflexive Entertainment's action / adventure game Wik: Fable of Souls is now available for download from Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360.

'Grandia III' (PS2) Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already revealed a few weeks ago, Square Enix announced today that its PS2 exclusive Grandia III will be released stateside in February. Grandia III draws gamers into a wondrous world with an innovative battle system and uplifting story about the freedom in controlling one’s own destiny.

'The Sacred Rings' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sacred Rings, sequel to Aura: Fate of the Ages, is an epic graphic adventure in a dark fantastical world of magic and intrigue…

Midway Shuts Down Australian Development Studio Ratbag

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 10:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Is it just me or is there something wrong with Midway these days. After it closed down Stainless Steel only a few weeks ago, it seems they have shut down yet another, recently acquired, development studio. Midway Australia, formerly know as Ratbag, was bought by Midway earlier this year, and rumors has it that it has closed down. What is to come of the several titles that were in development is not know at this point and Midway has not yet replied to our inquiries.

UPDATESeems Midway also closed its San Diego studio, responsible for the just released Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows

'Rome: Total War' & 'Barbarian Invasion' - v1.5/v1.6 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has released a new patch for Creative Assembly's 3D RTS Rome: Total War, as well as its Barbarian Invasion expansion pack. This update brings your original RTW retail game to v1.5, expansion to v1.6, and adds several improvements & bug fixes to the campaign, and battle mode. Both the patches are valid for

'Splinter Cell Double Agent' (ALL) Officially Named - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Not really much of a surprise but, today Ubisoft announced that its fouth Splinter Cell game will officially be called Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent. Read more for screens and the first official trailer...

Codemasters Signs Agreement With AT&T For MMO Hosting

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters' online gaming division has selected AT&T Inc. to host the company's first wave of online gaming platforms starting with D&D Online: Stormreach and RF Online.

'Keepsake' - German v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Frogster has released a new patch for Wicked Studios' adventure game Keepsake bringing your German retail game to v1.2 and addresses gameplay and interface bugs. Read more for detailed fixlist and download links ...

'Medal of Honor: Airborne' (PS3) Also Coming To Xbox 360

by Rainier on Dec. 14, 2005 @ 4:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier this year we reported that EALA was already working on the next installment in the MoH franchise for nearly six months. The new title will be a Band of Brothers (or Brothers in Arms) type title, but more importantly, it was mentioned that Airborne would be a PS3 launch title. Now additional reports are circulating that MoH: Airborne is also coming to the Xbox 360 and preliminary retail listings have it scheduled for November 2006.