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'24: The Game' (PS2) Developer Diary #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown has begun to the release of '24: The Game' on PS2. Set to become the biggest action adventure game of the year, '24: The Game' lets gamers take control and live a 'brand new day' in the life of Jack Bauer and the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU). In this first dev diary SCEE Cambridge's Mark tells us what is it like to work with Hollywood celebrities.

'L.A.Rush' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today launched the official L.A Rush website, where you can check out the latest game information, assets, as well as exclusive content on its upcoming action/racing game. L.A.Rush is scheduled to ship on October 10th for PS2 and Xbox, and November for PC. Prepare for BIG jumps, DEATH-DEFYING shortcuts, HUGE crashes and more in an arcade racing experience unlike any other.

'Rush for Berlin' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union.

'Squad Assault Second Wave' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment has released a demo for Freedom Games' strategy game Squad Assault: Second Wave. This demo contains three battles featuring a combination of all the elements in the game: Infantry action, armor action, and anti-tank action. The maps are varied between open hilltop battles to semi-urban combat.

Gamebryo's NDL And Emergent Game Technologies Merge

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Emergent Game Technologies and NDL have merged.  The combined company, Emergent Game Technologies, will deliver the most comprehensive and innovative tools and technologies that game developers need to create better games on time and on budget. 

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault features a deeper single-player experience, a brand new fifth race – The Imperial Guard – and even more intense Dawn of War action. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault is based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe from Games Workshop.

'FIFA 06' (ALL) Soundtrack Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today revealed the 39 songs from countries around the world that will help define the sound of the 2006 soccer season. The tracks in EA SPORTS FIFA 06 were selected for their up-beat tempo and ability to propel the player towards footie victory. The game boasts an eclectic mix of songs from international sensations Oasis, Jamiroquai, Royksopp, Carlinhos Brown, Subsonica, Boy, Kinky (Mexico) and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley among others.

'World Poker Tour' (GBA/PSP/PS2/Xbox) Celebrity Lineup Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced details regarding the professional poker player lineup and world class poker venues found in the World Poker Tour video game, based on the highly-popular television series of the same name. This combination of world-class venues coupled with real pros, brings players authenticity and realism that can only be found in World Poker Tour.

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PGR 3 creates the ultimate roster of the hottest supercars in existence, introduces them to the high-definition era, and drops them into a completely new gaming world, where style rules the road. Racers define and create individually customized gameplay, and can race each other — on or offline. Read more to check out the latest visual goodness.

'Tabula Rasa' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 5:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A heroic task awaits you. Just beyond your galaxy, an ancient malevolence has embarked upon a covetous rampage. This demonic juggernaut seeks nothing less than the total enslavement of every world it encounters. Your world could be next. Developed from the ground up to be stable, fast and fun, Tabula Rasa represents a refreshing new approach to the design of multiplayer online games.