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'Tekken' Characters Make Guest Appearance in 'Urban Reign' (PS2)

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Urban Reign will feature guest appearances by characters from the TEKKEN series of fighting games. Marshall Law and Paul Phoenix will join Urban Reign's main protagonist Brad Hawk as he takes on a tough gang in back alleys, dive bars, parking lots and other urban battlegrounds.

Matrix Games Signs 'PureSim Baseball 2005'

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce that it has added an exciting new sports simulation, PureSim Baseball 2005 to its growing line. PureSim Baseball 2005 is the ultimate baseball fan's toy, with support for both casual and hardcore baseball fans and the ability to play out any season in baseball history. The Matrix Games release will be a new updated version, scheduled for late Summer, 2005.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A continuation of the highly acclaimed Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, KUF: Heroes raises the intensity of the fast-paced action-strategy game with improved epic battles; new characters, environments, units; and new multiplayer options for waging war over Xbox Live. An improved user interface with simplified game menus and adjusted difficulty levels will make it easy for even new players to crush their foes.

'80 Days' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frogwares is working on a game based on Jules Verne's novel Around The World In 80 Days. Journey on every existing means of transport, making you to use all inventiveness ingenuity, full of discoveries of unseen and unheard beauties. New gentleman, new bet, but it is up to you to choose itinerary. Would you do it in 80 days? Maybe you would rather make a stop at Bahamas, and give up the race for good?

'NIBIRU: Age of Secrets' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company released a demo for its adventure game NIBIRU: Age of Secrets, known in Europe as NIBIRU:Messenger of the Gods. This demo gives you the chance to try out part of the full game. Read more for download links ..

Foundation 9 Development Studios Kicking Into Next-Gen Gear

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 7:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Foundation 9 Entertainment announced today that it is officially moving into development for next-gen consoles in a number of its studios. F9's The Collective studio was already working on a next-gen Dirty Harry title, while its Backbone Emeryville, Pipeworks and Backbone Vancouver studios are all working on unannounced next-gen projects

'Elveon' (PS3/X360/PC) Powered By Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 7:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

10Tacle announced today that Elveon will be based on the well-known Unreal Engine 3. The major characteristics of this fantasy action epic are its impressive graphics and the captivating atmosphere. The middleware solution by Epic Games proved to be the ideal platform because of its excellent performance, features and toolset.

'Rich & Beautiful' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher dtp announced today that it will publish the lifestyle/hospital simulation Rich & Beautiful. Developed by German developer Independent Arts, the game features a full life and hospital simulation with slight erotic elements. The player takes the role of a chief doctor of a beauty hospital, builds up the hospital, enlarges his income, flirts with the nurses, goes golfing etc. The game will be finished in fall 2006, dtp is actually looking for publishers all over the world to publish the game in different territories.

'Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zoo Tycoon 2 gives you the chance to build the ultimate zoo and enjoy it firsthand. You can explore your 3D zoo world as a zoo guest or even care for your animals as a zookeeper. The Endangered Species expansion pack will give you even more to love about Zoo Tycoon 2!