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'50 Cent: Bulletproof' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 9:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bulletproof, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld, taking on the most dangerous crime families in the city, uncovering an international conspiracy with devastating implications. People who ore-order 50 Cent: Bulletproof on PS2 or Xbox will receive an exclusive 'No Fear, No Mercy Live' DVD featuring live performances from 50 Cent's 2003 European Tour.

'Guild Wars' World Championship Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 9:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guild Wars players will soon get a chance to battle for supremacy in the upcoming Guild Wars World Championship. The competition will kick off this weekend, and will come to an exciting conclusion with teams from America, Europe and Korea competing in the Guild Wars World Championship Finals during the week of the Taipei Game Show, which takes place February 16 - 20, 2006 in Taipei, Taiwan.

'Dungeon Siege II' - v2.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 5:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has released a small patch for Gas Powered Games' RPG sequel Dungeon siege 2. This update brings your retail game to v2.2 adds gameplay improvements, network optimizations, mod support, performance enchancement and plenty of other tweaks and fixes. Read more for download links ...

'Cyan Worlds' Back From The Dead

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Only a few weeks ago we reported the sad news that Myst developer Cyan Worlds had to let go of all of its employees and was about to shut down. San Jose Mercury writer Dean Takahashi received word from Rand Miller, "We've had a reprieve. Managed to pull a rabbit out of the hat (that I can't give details about yet), so we rehired almost everybody." GameSpot further confirms this with a comment from Miller, "We have managed to step back from the brink--after stepping off. There's not that much to say yet."

'Battlefield 2: Special Forces' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 3:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 2: Special Forces brings the intensity and excitement of its predecessors into the realm of covert ops with the latest, most technologically advanced vehicles and weapons systems available to man.

'Serious Sam II' - Multiplayer Demo Fix Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games has released a small patch for Croteam's Serious Sam II multiplayer demo which addresses a problem if server was not behind a NAT, or was behind a non-strict NAT, client would get the message 'Game session is no longer available' when trying to join the game (thanks Seriously!). Read more for download links ..

'Armored Core 4' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From Software's Armored Core 4 will allow players can create their own original mech by switching components such as the head, arms, and legs of the mech's body, with a few hundred components to choose from, including changing its color to give it an exclusive looks. By accepting and usccessfully completing missions, the player can purchase even more powerful parts to make his mech stronger. AC4 is currently scheduled for summer 2006.

'The Saga of Ryzom' Episode 2 Launches

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 3:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nevrax Paris announced today the launching of Episode 2 of The Saga of Ryzom's epic storyline and the coming introduction of PayByCash, with non-credit card payment options for Ryzom players.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 5 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'Magna Carta 2' (X360) Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Banpresto announced today that it is co-developing Magna Carta 2 with Korean studio SoftMax, its second title for the Xbox 360, tentatively scheduled for 2007. Magna Carta was originally released on PC in 2002, recently ported to PS2 and scheduled to be released in North America (Atlus) & Europe (Codemasters) later this year, with another PSP edition announced only days ago. Magna Carta is a fantasy RPG in which you play the role of Calintz, the leader of an elite military unit, the Tears of Blood, who vows revenge on those who destroyed his land.