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'Bionicle: Maze of Shadows' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Six great heroes, the Toa Metru, search for the power to awaken their sleeping people, the Matoran. They have entered the deadly Maze of Shadows – an underground labyrinth teeming with unfriendly Rahi, full of traps and puzzles. Captured by the vicious Karzhahni, the Toa Metru are forced on a quest to the very heart of the Maze of Shadows. Now you must lead them through the many dangers ahead. Take control of all six Toa Metru, and use their individual special skills to overcome the challenges which face them.

'The Roots' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 8:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Roots combines a classic RPG with dynamic gameplay and the fast paced plot characteristic of action-adventure games. The Roots has a complex, multi-threaded storyline and a vast world, which the player discovers whilst traveling with his party, fighting various monsters and living through great adventures.

'Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars' Also Coming to Xbox

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 7:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cenega Publishing is proud to announce its debut title release for the Xbox! The first great tile: Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars is at the final stage and is expected to be released simultaneously with its PC counterpart.

'Area 51' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 7:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games today announced the official AREA 51 Web site is now live. Exploding with fresh content, FPS fans and conspiracy theorists alike can now access an extensive amount of screenshots, video featurettes, trailers, character bios and much more. AREA 51 is scheduled to ship for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and PC on April 25, 2005.

'FIFA Street' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Kicks Off At Retail

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 7:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that FIFA Street, the new title under the EA SPORTS BIG brand, has shipped to retailers worldwide. FIFA Street introduces the combination of arcade action blended with the culture of freestyle street soccer. By removing the rules from the simulation soccer experience, FIFA Street exposes the heart of the world's beautiful game, on-the-ball flare and individual style.

'Dungeon Lords' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dungeon Lords blends the depth of an epic Fantasy RPG with the flexibility of an FPS-style control system. Gamers journey through a land of ancient castles and dungeon lairs to engage in real-time tactical combat with a variety of deadly foes. It's not just about the battles though, as magic spells and hundreds of powerful weapons and artifacts play a huge role in the game.

'Runaway 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 1:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pendulo Studios is working on a followup to last year's hit title Runaway: A Road Adventure, an adventure game with 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 1:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Flashpoint Germany' - v1.01 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games released the first patch for its tactical war game, Flashpoint Germany. This update brings your retail game to v1.01 adds new features such as global doctrine changes, improved combat resolution and additional artillery animations. Read more for details and download links ...

'Cold Fear' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combining his expertise in programming and mixing hit records with the highest production values, Tom Salta has written the modern, industrial-fused orchestral soundtrack for Cold Fear, the new action-horror title from Ubisoft under development by Darkworks Studio for PS2 and Xbox.