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'Sniper Elite' (PC/PS2/Xbox) - 67 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 3:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Spring 1945: World War 2 is drawing to a close and the Russians and Germans are caught in a furious battle for a devastated Berlin. The cold war starts... As a sniper, recruited by the OSS (former CIA), it is the beginning of a lonely stealth mission in the Russian territory. In development since 2003, Sniper Elite is a sniping/stealth game due to be released on PS2, PC and Xbox May 2005.

'Dead Or Alive Ultimate Tournament' (Xbox) Extended

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tecmo and Xbox Live announced today that they have added two more online fighting sessions to the first round of the DOAU Tournament. DOA fans that have not had the chance to compete will get two more opportunities to fight and possibly beat the DOAU Mystery Gamer during these last two sessions. Read more for details ...

'Ridge Racer' (PSP) Screeches Onto Store Shelves

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 12:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco announced today that the latest installment in its drift racing franchise, "Ridge Racer," has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America for the PSP. Featuring intense, high-speed racing action and wireless multiplayer connectivity for up to eight players, "Ridge Racer" will be available in stores for todays PSP launch, and is rated “E” for Everyone by the ESRB.

'Star Fox Assault' (NGC) Gets European Release Date

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 11:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hunters beware! Woodland animals, such as the common fox, are armed and ready to fight back-and you'll need to bring more than a few hounds to this hunt! Star Fox Assault puts players in the middle of a fierce intergalactic battle, fought over land, air and space. Star Fox Assault launches across Europe for the GameCube on 29th April 2005.

'America's Army: Rise of a Soldier' (PS2/Xbox) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 11:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Built in partnership with the U.S. Army, and developed by Secret Level, America's Army: Rise of a Soldier offers the most true-to-life Army experience, allowing you to create a soldier and take him through the thrills and adventure of an army career. Intense single-player missions and high-adrenaline multiplayer action build the skills of your soldier and advance him through his career. Check the freshly launched official America's Army website, or read more for new screens ...

'Ghost Recon 2' (Xbox) Gets Downloadable Content #2 - Trailer

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 10:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that new downloadable content for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 is now available for download via Xbox LIVE! This round of free content consists of brand new maps, modes and skins. Read more for details and trailer showing off the new content...

Various Game Trailers #467

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • Space Rangers 2 - Trailer
  • Roma Victor - Trailerpack

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' (ALL) - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 10:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Long isolated from his own family, Wonka launches a worldwide contest to select an heir to his candy empire. Five lucky children, including Charlie, draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy-making facility that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world in this astonishing and enduring story.

'Shadow The Hedgehog' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA today officially announced Shadow The Hedgehog, an exciting new spin-off from SEGA’s best-selling Sonic The Hedgehog series. The SEGA title is currently in development at SEGA Studio USA, under the direction of Takashi Iizuka, lead developer of Sonic Adventure, Sonic Adventure 2/ Battle, and Sonic Heroes.

'The Roots' (Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2005 @ 9:34 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.