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'Condemned: Criminal Origins' (X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 2:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Condemned: Criminal Origins allows players to experience an unnatural level of psychological tension as they use their instincts, forensic tools, and melee combat to track serial killers and bring them to justice. Gamers will play as Ethan Thomas, an FBI agent in the Serial Crimes Unit (SCU), whose pursuit of relentless serial killers leads him through detailed urban environments filled with deadly sociopaths who lurk on the periphery of humanity.

'Full Auto' (X360) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 2:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combine fully-automatic, weapon-equipped vehicles with highly detailed and interactive urban environments and you have Full Auto, the most destructive racing action ever experienced in a video game. This racer allows players to choose from a wide selection of unique vehicle designs and arm them with any combination of machine guns, cannons, and other deadly weapons.

Microsoft Executive Joins Firaxis Games

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 1:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Firaxis Games today announced the appointment of Bretton Wade as Director of Technology. He'll be responsible for directing the development of game and graphics technology that will enable the teams at Firaxis to reach new heights in delivering stunning game play experiences on next generation consoles and personal computers.

GameTap Launches Today And Reveals New Publisher Support

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turner Broadcasting System today announced the launch of its broadband entertainment network GameTap, opening its massive vault of great video game content and original programming to gamers across the United States.

'Chicken Little' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disney's Chicken Little video games are now available at retail outlets across North America! The game brings the excitement of the film to life, allowing gamers to play as the key characters in an endless variety of fast paced game play.

'F.E.A.R.' Addon Coming?

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview with German magazine PC Games, senior producer Craig Hubbard revealed that Monolith is, or will be, working on an addon for its FPS F.E.A.R. While no additional details were provided, Craig did admit, saying "for sure" that the ending of the game was intentionally left open for a possible addon. The complete interview is featured in the PC Games November issue.

'GTA: Liberty City Stories' (PSP) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story of GTA: Liberty City Stories takes place 3 years before the events of Grand Theft Auto 3 and we find that our main character Toni Cipriani has returned from laying low for the past 4 years after taking out a rival mob boss for the Leone crime family. Having welcomed him back with open arms, the Don Salvatore Leone is putting Toni to back work under the watchful eye of Vincenzo Cilli, one of his most trusted capo’s.

'Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars' - Bonus Map Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV has released a free bonus map pack for GSC World's 3D RTS Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars. This pack contains three skirmish maps and one historical battle. Read more for download links ...

'The Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) Brawl Their Way To Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce that The Warriors has shipped to retail stores in North America. Developed by Rockstar Toronto, The Warriors is an adaptation of the 1979 Paramount Pictures movie and is available for the PS2 and Xbox.

D3Publisher Bringing Naruto Titles (NGC/GBA) To North America

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher today announced a North American co-publishing agreement with TOMY Corporation for video games based on VIZ Media's hit anime series - Shonen Jump's Naruto. The agreement calls for the release of four games: one title each for the GameCube and GBA in early 2006, and in the second half of 2006.