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'Working Designs' Shuts Down

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Working Designs' Victor Ireland today announced that his localisation company has laid off all employees and shut its doors. Working Designs may not be known to a lot of people but they specialized in localizing Japanese RPGs for North America, such as Lunar : The Silver Star (Sega CD), Dragon Force (Saturn), Arc The Lad Collection and Growlanser Generations. Though almost finished and substantially improved, its current project Goemon has been scrubbed although it may still get released in Europe. Victor has contacted Microsoft to offer his assistance with the Japanese RPGs for the X360.

'Rugby Challenge 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 10:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rugby Challenge 2006 promises to deliver the action with slick presentation, together with unsurpassed hard hitting encounters that avid Rugby fans richly deserve and expect. Read more to check an ingame trailer or 18 new screens ..

'Dungeon Lords Collector's Edition' Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that they will release a Collector's Edition of their RPG game, Dungeon Lords on Jan. 27, 2006. In addition to all of the latest updates, The Dungeon Lords Collector's Edition will include new quests, spells, effects, monsters and amazing new heraldries and character customizations to take your RPG experience even deeper.

'Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers builds upon the ground-breaking, genre-blending game play of the original, integrating an all new robust multiplayer system, player-controlled coalition forces, mechanized units and enhanced character abilities and advanced enemy A.I. Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers is scheduled to release this winter.

'NBA Ballers: Phenom' (PS2/Xbox) And 'NBA Ballers: Rebound' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway today announced NBA Ballers: Phenom is scheduled to ship for the PS2 and Xbox in Spring 2006. Midway also revealed today NBA Ballers: Rebound for the PSP based on the original NBA Ballers title.

'Bust-A-Move DS' (NDS) On Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco today announced Bust-A-Move DS has shipped for Nintendo DS. As one of the most popular puzzle games, Bust-A-Move DS delivers an entirely new bubble-bursting experience for the popular handheld.

'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dungeons & Dragons Online will provide players with the definitive online "Dungeons & Dragons" experience, complete with dramatic dungeon crawling, terrifying monster combat and challenging puzzles, character advancement and guild-based power struggles.

'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey' (Xbox/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is an action-packed thriller set in a large and varied game world mixing gritty reality with imaginative fantasy. The game features three worlds, three distinctly different playable characters, and exciting action-adventure gameplay wrapped in a mature, exhilarating, and innovative storyline.

'UFO: Afterlight' Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

UFO: Afterlight (working title) is sequel to UFO: Aftermath and UFO: Aftershock series, which brings you completely new insight to story of Aftershock, this time from lonely human inhabitants on Mars.

'RoboBlitz' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 13, 2005 @ 4:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

RoboBlitz, using Epic's Unreal Engine 3, is a fast-paced action game featuring puzzle-solving and unique physics-based weapons. Players blast through 15+ levels of high-intensity action as Blitz, a multi-talented robot on a mission to save its factory from a band of invading mechanical brains. A Roboblitz techdemo, then known as RoboHordes, was shown at GDC and E3 2005, and is now available for download ...