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'Irth Online' Beta Test 3 Signups

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Magic Hat Software announced today that the third Beta test for its MMORPG Irth Online will begin on August 13, 2005, and run through September 9, 2005. Gamers are encouraged to apply for Beta 3 on the Irth Online website.

Various Game Trailers #571

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • GT Legends - Trailer #2
  • The Movies - Trailer #4
  • 187: Ride or Die - Video Interviews(2)
  • Bet on Soldier - Alaska Trailer
  • Quake 4 - QuakeCon 2005 ShakyCam #3

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'We Love Katamari' (PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The King of All Cosmos grew to stardom after taking all of the Prince's katamaris and replacing the stars. His fans knew no bounds and wished to see more katamaris fill the sky. The King of All Cosmos desired to appease all of their requests and recruited the Prince and his cousins to help. Now they are tasked with rolling up even more clumps, each larger and more different than the one before.

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) Mixes It Up With Exclusive Hip-Hop Soundtrack

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced that NBA 2K6 will incorporate the deepest integration of music and sports video games to date by featuring a soundtrack of all original and exclusive music by hip-hop's hippest acts, many of whom will tour to promote NBA 2K6 and also appear in The Entertainer's Basketball Classic (EBC) at Rucker Park mode, which allows gamers to play as their favorite rappers in this seminal street-ball tournament.

'Virtua Tennis World Tour' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtua Tennis World Tour will feature a playable array of internationally renowned tennis pros in addition to a make-your-own player mode, exclusive mini-games, and original courts. Wi-Fi gameplay is supported, encouraging up to four friends to play together.

'X05' Amsterdam Location Confirmed

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Microsoft lifted the shroud of mystery surrounding the location for X05 and confirmed that Amsterdam will be the city to host this years X0 event. Often referred to as one of the most colourful and vibrant cities in the world, Amsterdam's sophisticated culture and modern mentality make it the perfect home for this year's Xbox invite-only brand experience for the games and entertainment industry.

'Outfront II' - New Screen

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Outfront II immerses players right in the heat of WWII action. The game includes all the highlights of the original and provides even better physics and unit models, complex team AI and new tactical opportunities. New unit commands such as move to cover and charge position help team survival while new personal moves like climbing over fences and aimed-shots keep individual soldiers fighting.

EA's Next 'Def Jam' Game Coming to PS3/X360

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameInformer has the first, albeit minor, details on the next installment in EA's Def Jam fighting franchise. While Def Jam Vendetta and its sequel Fight for NY were a mix between street brawler and wrestling, the new title will be more focussed on the fighting than pulling panties. Previous titles were mostly in confined indoor settings, Def Jam 3 will open it up a little and also take the action outdoors. No doubt there will be another lineup of celebrties and tons of hip-hop music. A projected release date for the next gen title has not yet been revealed.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

Koei's Tokyo Game Show 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today revealed its lineup of games for next month's Tokyo Game Show in Japan. KOEI is preparing two games for the event: Ni-Oh, a samurai-themed action game for PS3, and Dynasty Warriors 5 Special, an enhanced edition of the Tactical Action game for Xbox 360.