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'TimeShift' (Xbox/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 4:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeShift is an innovative FPS in which players control time to complete missions and defeat foes, is in development by Saber Interactive for the PC and Xbox. TimeShift will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, the latest graphics technology, and high production values to create a truly unique action game experience.

'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Law & Order: Criminal Intent, players scour the crime scenes for evidence, interview witnesses and interrogate suspects in hopes of tracking down the elusive killers. With beautifully rendered graphics and voices and likeness from members of the show's cast, this thrilling third-person mystery/adventure game will have players feeling like they've stepped in an actual episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

'Battle of the Bands' Contest During GameRiot Summer Tour

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 4:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place in ten of the nation's musical hotbeds, the Battle of the Bands competition was conceived to enable video game enthusiasts to discover a great new band and put them in an upcoming video game. At each stop on the Nesquik GameRiot summer tour, two top local bands will compete onstage, with video game competitions interspersed onstage throughout the evening.

'Shadow of the Colossus' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An intense journey of exploration, puzzle solving and eerie battle, Shadow of the Colossus also includes the distinct, highly-acclaimed graphic style that came to prominence in ICO, making this an absorbing voyage of discovery with some of the most picturesque landscapes and formidable enemies ever to be seen on PS2. Sony has launched the official Shadow Of The Colossus website.

'Nexuiz' - Full Download Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nexuiz is a free 3D deathmatch game that is simply first person shooting reduced to the very basics with perfect weapon balancing. With its very intense and fast gameplay, it will hook the user in. Nexuiz uses such technology as curved surfaces with its detailed maps, bumpmapping, realtime shadows, 64 player support, and an advanced model format. This 1.0 release includes 17 maps, 28 playable characters, and 10 music tracks.

'Sparta: Ancient Wars' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sparta: Ancient Wars is only the first part of a planed Ancient Wars series. Its main goal is to deliver innovative and high quality real time strategy based on historical events and timelines, and not to feature myths or legends. Based on the historical background of Spartans' high culture, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new stunning 3D engine.

'Brian Lara International Cricket' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bringing its heritage of being the definitive cricket game series, Brian Lara International Cricket comes ten years after Codemasters launched the original Brian Lara game and over five years since the series appeared on any platform. Brian Lara returns to game screens this summer in Brian Lara International Cricket for PS2, Xbox and PC.

'Civil War Bull Run' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 7:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Civil War Bull Run uses the weapons, strategies, and tactics of the Civil War without limiting game play to the actual battles of the era. The developed game engine will be fully customizable by the player so that they can create their own maps, modify ballistics, and basically change the entire game. This demo consists of our first tutorial where we teach the player the basics of CWBR as they lead a Brigade through the steps to support their Division.

Various Game Trailers #516

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 5:27 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 :

  • Nexuiz - Trailer
  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat - Trailer #3
  • Army Ranger: Mogadishu - Trailer


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

'Restricted Area' Escapes Custody And Heads For Retail

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Whiptail Interactive today announced that Restricted Area, its critically acclaimed action/RPG, has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Restricted Area has been a highly anticipated game in the U.S. since its release last year in Germany.