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'Medal of Honor European Assault' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Charges Into Retail

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced the release of Medal of Honor European Assault for the PS2, Xbox, and Gamecube.

'The Ryzom Ring' Expansion Pack Announced

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nevrax announced a new expansion to its MMO The Saga of Ryzom entitled The Ryzom Ring, which is a set of tools for editing and sharing player-made map that are customizable with terrain, monsters and NPCs all run by individual players.

'Beyond Blitzkrieg' Now Known As 'Battleground Europe'

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media are today announcing a new title for the European release of the previously titled MMO action game, Beyond Blitzkrieg., the game will now be released as Battleground Europe.

'Area 51' Reveals Itself In Stores

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games announced today that AREA 51 the story-driven, first-person action thriller has shipped to retail outlets nationwide for PC. AREA 51 delivers a powerful multiplayer experience that allows up to 16 gamers to battle it out online via Capture the Flag, Infection and various other multiplayer modes.

'Winback 2: Project Poseidon' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today revealed that developer Cavia has begun working on Winback 2: Project Poseidon, the long-awaited follow-up to the intense third-person action shooter that originally appeared on the N64 and PlayStation 2. While no additional information is available at this point, we do have the first two screens ...

'DoveZ: The Second Wave' Gets European Release Date

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dutch publishers Xing Interactive have announced the August 1st release date of a horizontal-scrolling space shoot 'em up, DoveZ: The Second Wave, which has been available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Singapore since the start of 2005. The suggested retail price is 9.99 GBP/14.99 Euro/US$19.99. DoveZ: The Second Wave is in the style of R-type and Raptor. Of course this game boasts many additional features to the standard repertoire of shoot 'em ups.

Various Game Trailers #520

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 5:47 a.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 :

  • Blood Magic - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War - Trailer (2)
  • Brigade E5: New Jagged Union - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Rig'n Roll - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Ni-Oh - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3 - Trailer (2)

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

'Hegemony: Philip of Macedon' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hegemony: Philip of Macedon is a new Real Time Strategy game, under development at Longbow Digital Arts, based on the rise to power of Philip of Macedon, father of Alexander The Great. Using a new and innovative 3D landscape engine, the game map is constructed from satellite DEM data and combines battle and strategy within the same unified 3D world (thanks Blues). Read more for screens & trailer...

'Destroy All Humans!' (PS2/Xbox) Gets Orchestral Score

by Rainier on June 6, 2005 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Composer Garry Schyman, whose experience outside of videogames includes feature films, television movies, and series television, has created the original orchestral score for Pandemic Studios/THQ's upcoming Destroy All Humans!. The musical score is written in the style of 1950's sci-fi movies such as the classic The Day The Earth Stood Still, using a Theremin as the lead instrument.

'Dynasty Warriors 4' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2005 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 4 introduces a new stage and strategy system to the series' frenetic battlefield action. In the new system, the game opens with a map of Ancient China, fractured into 24 different regions. Players start with one region, and then choose another region to invade or defend. Officers will recommend a strategy or policy, and then combat begins. Victory goes to the first warrior who unifies all 24 regions under a single kingdom.