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'Heart of Empire: Rome' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Heart of Empire: Rome leads the player through 14 huge missions as they actually build & control ancient Rome in glorious real-time 3D. From simple beginnings, they must quickly build housing for their growing population; start to meet their increasing desires for food, goods and entertainment.

'Tactica Online' BetaTest Signups

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tactica Online is a turn-based strategy RPG focusing on tactical squad combat, with a deep storyline featuring secret societies and the struggle between magic and science in da Vinci’s world. The first batch of public testers will be able to start playing in a couple of weeks, and successive batches will increase the size of the pool. Initial numbers will be limited, but we appreciate the enthusiasm shown by community members over the past few months, and to show that appreciation preference for early stages of the Beta Test will be given to forum members. You can sign up at Beta Registration.

'Championship Manager' (PSP) Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 3:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Gusto Games, Championship Manager PSP is a fully portable version of the best known football management simulation, and also boasts a wealth of new features. Eidos today confirms Championship Manager on PSP, will be released on December 9th, 2005.

'Prince of Persia The Two Thrones' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Official Website

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 3:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prince of Persia The Two Thrones takes the best features from The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and combines them with new gameplay elements such as a second playable character, an intuitive Speed Kill system, outdoor Babylon environment, chariot combat and more. Ubisoft has launched the official PoP TTT website, offering the latest news, media, discussion forums, wallpapers, blogs, music, and the latest info on storyline, characters and game features.

'Battleground Europe' Starts Its Retail Invasion

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 2:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media and Cornered Rat Software (CRS) have announced that the highly anticipated Battleground Europe for the PC is available in stores across the UK, Finland and Australia today.

'World War II RTS' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World War II RTS, previously known as Wartime Command: Battle For Europe 1939-1945, is a stunning WW II tactical RTS game from 1C Company. Set to be the most authentic and compelling tactical real time strategy game ever designed, Wartime Command will excel in detail and accuracy, especially in its portrayal of period weapons of war.

Akella Gets A Little Extra Cash

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Quadriga Capital Russia and Intel Capital have invested in Akella, allowing it to extend its business into new market segments, such as network games and mobile content distribution, while also facilitating growth of the company's sales, marketing and advertising activities in Russia, the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and Eastern Europe.

'Need For Speed Most Wanted' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets. As promised, EA has released the Most Wanted demo, allowing you to try out 2 Quick Race Tracks, 3 cars, and 3 challenge tracks.

Various Game Trailers #642

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 11:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - AI Trailer
  • Crazy Frog Racer - Trailer
  • Test Drive Unlimited [X360] - Trailer #3

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

'Heaven vs. Hell' Cancelled?

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 8:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Heaven vs. Hell is an RTS putting you in command in a battle over the souls of humanity and determine their eternal existence. Built around the concept of resource and force management, as well as battlefield strategy, Heaven vs. Hell features a riveting story, beautiful 3D graphics and breathtaking sound effects. According to this listing on the Wikipedia encyclopedia web site, all offices have been closed down since August (thanks GameCloud). An official statement was never released although its former CEO Will Golby is now CEO of Gamavoo, an Irish game developer.