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'El Matador' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

El Matador is a third person, stealth action game, where the player takes on the role of a DEA agent, whose aim is to bring down the narkomafia, an organised crime syndicate in South America. Driven by revenge for what the narkomafia did to his brother, the player will progress through a story which weaves its way throughout the adventure, combines all the essential features of surprise, unexpected twists and dramatic developments.

'Land of Legends' Announced

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Land of Legends, developed by Tiny Hero Game Studios and soon to be published by Shrapnel Games, is an exciting new fantasy strategy game for the Windows OS based on a simple premise: make a strategy title chock full of tactical nuances and deep gameplay, yet easy enough to allow gamers to simply pick it up and play, and pace it so that games can fit into everyone's busy lifestyle.

'The Matrix Online' Has Launched

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

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and SEGA are pleased to announce that today, hundreds of thousands of players can now jack into The Matrix Online, a massively multi-player online game (MMOG), to participate in the continuing saga of the The Matrix franchise. Developed by Monolith Productions, directed by the Wachowski Brothers and co-published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and SEGA, The Matrix Online is launching for the PC today in North America and April 8, 2005 in Europe.

'LMA Manager 2006' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Football managers rejoice! A thorough evolution in Codemasters' LMA Manager series, the genre-leading football management console game, is coming this October. Promising a defining moment for PS2 and Xbox football management games, LMA Manager 2006 is set to become the star player for the 2005/2006 footy season.

'World Tour Soccer 2006' (PS2) Kicks off At Retail

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 8:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the launch of World Tour Soccer 2006 for the PS2. Now available in stores, the World Tour Soccer franchise has established itself as one of the most popular soccer titles by featuring the tightest, most realistic soccer action available with an unprecedented line-up of teams and players from around the globe.

'Terrorist Takedown: Payback' Announced

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

German publisher dtp announced today that City Interactive is working on an addon for its Terrorist Takedown action game, Payback. Scheduled for an April release, Terrorist Takedown: Payback is a standalone expansion pack in which the player once againtakes on the role of GIs fighting against terrorrism. The expansion incorporates various gameplay improvements over the original title and adds 10 new missions, and lets you fly AH 64-Apache, control the .50 caliber humvee machine gun, or take aim with an antitank cannon, all for the low price of $9.99.

'Pac-Man World 3' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco announced today that it is celebrating Pac-Man's 25th birthday with the release of Pac-Man World 3 this fall. The latest iteration of the classic series will be available for the PS2, Xbox, NGC, PSP, and PC. Read more for details & screens ...

NBA Signs Video Game Licenses with Five Publishers

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

The National Basketball Association on Tuesday signed long-term video game licensing deals with not one, but no less than five publishers, bucking the recent trend of sports leagues making exclusive arrangements with a single company. Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive, Midway Games, Sony Corp and Atari Inc., all current NBA partners, signed new deals with the league.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

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

'Pulsarius' - Screens & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 22, 2005 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Alawar Entertainment has released Pulsarius, an arcade space shooter that uses 3D graphics to put a modern twist on an old school formula. In Pulsarius, you pilot a star cruiser armed to the teeth with upgradeable weapons into battle against aliens that have attacked a human colony. The advanced visuals in Pulsarius produce explosive combat and dazzling deep space environments.