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'Dungeon Siege II' Sequel, Add-on Or MMO In The Works?

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a Dungeon Siege II post mortem interview over at IGN, Gas Powered Games' Chris Taylor revealed that they are indeed interested in expanding the DS franchise or creating another enty, whether that be a third iteration or addon to the DS II title, while still working on Supreme Commander. Oddly enough Chris also makes a mention of the recent MMO success, probably hinting at World of Warcraft, saying they are cooking up something "new and exciting here." To be continued...

'Knights of the Temple II' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2005 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In KOTT2 players will join the ultimate battle of Paul de Raque, Grand Master of the Order of the Temple and hero of the first game, and the forces of Hell. Travelling the lands and kingdoms of 13th century Europe, Paul must unveil the secret of three mysterious ancient artefacts and fight the demon armies attacking our world.

'Tourist Trophy' (PS2) Announced - Screen & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2005 @ 3:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gran Turismo developer Polyphony Digital announced today it is currently working on another racing game for the PS2. Tourist Trophy will be the real riding simulator as its subtitle implies and will try to compete with other motorcycle franchises such as the MotoGP series. TT will features fully customizable bikes from the 80s and 90s, with models from top brands such as Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki etc. While details are still slim, Tourist Trophy is scheduled for release in Japan early 2006. Read more for the first trailer...

'Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

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

Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War is situated 15 years before Ace Combat 5 and has you follow the adventures of Seifer and Bigsy, two mercenary ace pilots who have been called upon by the Ustio government to defend against enemy attacks. Team tactics are once again important, as you rely on your wingman's comments to successfully complete missions. ACZero will feature various new planes such as the F/A-18C, F-15C, J35J or the Typhoon.

'The Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2005 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games proudly presents The Warriors for the PS2 and Xbox based on the 1979 Paramount Pictures cult classic movie. Developed by Rockstar Toronto, The Warriors expands the stylized cinematic journey of the film into a gritty interactive experience set in 1970s.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi' (PS2) - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, also known as DBZ: Sparking!, is the only game to combine fighting and flying in wide open, destructible 3D environments. In the air, on the ground or under water, DBZ Budokai Tenkaichi gives players the ability to battle with unprecedented power and freedom.

Various Game Trailers #600

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 9:49 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 :

  • Diplomacy - Trailer
  • Frame City Killer -[X360] - TGS 05 Trailer
  • From Russia With Love - Trailer
  • Metal Gear Ac!d 2 - TGS 05 Trailer
  • The Movies [Xbox/PC] - Cinema Verite Trailer

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

'Grandia Online' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 7:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix today revealed that it is working on a new title in their Grandia franchise. Unlike previous installments the new product will be an MMORPG, bringing the series online for the very first time. Under development at Gung Ho Entertainment, in collaboration with Game Arts, Grandia Online is currently schedule for release on the PC, although with nextgen consoles going full out with online capabilities it might be possible that we will see console ports in the distant future.

SCEI's Japanese PlayStation 3 Lineup

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there were still no playable PS3 games at the TGS 2005, Sony Computer Entertainment did reveal an impressive list of 102 PS3 titles, either scheduled or already in development for its next gen console, as well as a list of no less than 71 publishers who expressed their support. Read more for the details, which contain quite a few unannounced titles such as Ubisoft's Assassin and Brothers in Arms 3, Atari's Stuntman sequel, Konami's Gradius, SNK's Maximum Impact 3, and plenty more...

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - 10 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2005 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In NBA 2K6 ballers achieve NBA superstar status with the new 24/7 mode, where created players now participate in training camps, competitions and even land endorsement deals. Players elevate their game by utilizing the innovative V.I.P. System to challenge profiles of friends and other NBA 2K6 gamers across the country that match their gameplay tendencies down to the most minute detail.