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Perpetual Expands 'Star Trek Online' Development Team

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perpetual Entertainment, currently working on two MMO's Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising and Star Trek Online, announced today the addition of Daron Stinnett to the Star Trek Online team as its Executive Producer.

'Cross Racing Championship 2005' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Invictus Games and Project Three today announced that Cross Racing Championship 2005 has reached gold status. CRC 2005 is the most accurate re-creation of real life Autocross, Rally Cross, Off-Road, Dirt track, Rallying, Road Racing and Circuit Racing seen to date. The game allows the player to experience the thrills of high-speed on and off road racing across vast open terrains. The player can contest over 65 races across six distinct environments, ranging from icy mountainous regions and lush countryside to parched desert areas and beaches.

'War Front: Turning Point' - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 4:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What would happen if Hitler had been assassinated early on in WWII and the German war engine came under control of a new regime? Digital Reality and CDV aim to answer that question in War Front: Turning Point, bringing gamers an "alternate reality" strategy game. Gamers will be exposed to a whole new WWII timeline, new battles and a variety of secret and experimental weapons. Eye-popping graphics and a refreshing plot will keep gamers pinned to their PCs as they attempt to alter or ensure the historical outcome of World War II.

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 4:29 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 consoles in September 2005. Read more for new screens or download the trailer ...

Hip Games' E3 2005 LineUp Reveals New Titles

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games today revealed the line-up for this year's E3 in Los Angeles, California on May 18-20, 2005. Hip will be showing off a strong product portfolio including City of the Dead, Rugby Challenge 2006, Jackie Chan Adventures, Fear Factor: Unleashed, and previously unannounced titles, Playboy the Mansion: Private Party, Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End Ghost Wars and Playboy. Read more for details ...

'SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 37 New Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo, licensed by Alfa Romeo and developed by Milestone, is a stunning racing simulation which combines both realistic car physics, and vibrant graphics together with classic Role Playing Game elements to become the first 'CARPG' ever developed.

'Pacific Fighters: Banzai!' Available For Online Purchase

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and X1 Software announced today that Banzai!, their newest IL-2 Sturmovik series expansion (for Pacific Fighters), is now available for purchase from the Matrix Games store, either as a digital download or you can have a boxed game shipped to your door. Banzai! requires that Pacific Fighters be installed to function. See below for details.

'London Taxi' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

London Taxi, developed by Data Design Interactive, is a driving game based on the Official FX4 London Black Cab. London Taxi will be set in London England, complete with landmarks such as: Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, and Hyde Park.

'X-Men Legends 2 : Rise of the Apocalypse' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since its initial announcement of 2004, not many details have surfaced, but Raven Software is quietly pluggin away at a sequel based on the ever-popular Marvel franchise. The original game challenges players to master the attributes of their favorite X-Men by creating, customizing and controlling teams of four mutants as they embark on a quest to stop the extinction of mankind. More details surely to come during E3 ...

'Stronghold 2' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 9:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stronghold 2 will bring the the castle-sim and siege-warfare RTS series to life in glorious 3D. Take 2 has released a German langauge demo allowing you to try out a tutorial and three missions of the single-player campaign (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...