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Silicon Knights License Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games today announced that its Unreal Engine 3 technology and tools will be used exclusively in all next-generation games developed by Silicon Knights.

'Dungeon & Dragons Online' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 8:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Are you a match for the fearsome denizens of the dungeons below? Can you discover the secret mysteries that threaten Stormreach's very existence? Forge your destiny in Dungeon & Dragons Online. Read more to check out the new screens ...

'Scarface: The World is Yours' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Scarface is now coming for the first time to game consoles & PC worldwide. In a complex world filled with excess and greed, players can take the role of Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film. Developed by Radical Games and published by Vivendi, this third person action shooter is expected to ship somewhere early 2006.

'Black & White 2' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains.

THQ's E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced plans to unveil high-profile upcoming releases for current and next-generation console systems, Windows PC and handheld/wireless devices at the E3 in Los Angeles from May 18 - May 20. Line-up Includes first-looks at Company of Heroes, Titan Quest, Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers and original content for Microsoft's NextGen Xbox from internal studios Relic Entertainment and Volition, Inc.

Blockbuster Will Start Renting Out PSP Titles

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As Sony's PSP becomes more mainstream and owners look for more gaming action, Blockbuster announces today that it will carry PSP for rent in all stores. More than 4,400 company-owned stores nationwide will carry the games by May 17 and the selection will continue to increase as new titles launch throughout the year.

'Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is an Online Action RPG scheduled for PC in the first half of 2006. A mix of a deep, story-driven single-player experience and a massive and brutal multiplayer end-game brings forth the ultimate representation of the Age of Conan. Now you can enter the brutal domain of the world's greatest fantasy hero.

'Taxi Driver' (PS3/X360) Announced

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather, Brian De Palma's Scarface, it is now Martin Scorsese's turn to get into the game arena. Majesco revealed that it will publish a next-gen console title, under development at Papaya Studio and scheduled for next year, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Taxi Driver, which will make its debut at the E3 2005.

'Splinter Cell Chaos Theory' (NDS) Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft unveils the first game features and visuals for Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory for the Nintendo DS. Taking full advantage of Nintendo DS’ dual screens and Touch Screen technology, the game offers an immersive experience through the single-player campaign and also includes the innovative cooperative multiplayer and versus modes.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the thrill of illicit street racing and tuner customization with the intensity of strategic police pursuits that rivals any Hollywood-style chase scene, Need for Speed Most Wanted challenges players to become the most notorious and elusive street racer.