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'Myst V: End of Ages' Developer Interview

by Rainier on July 22, 2005 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Picking up immediately where the original Myst ended, players are presented the privilege, challenge and responsibility of restoring the lost empire of the D'ni - an ancient civilization of people who thrived for thousands of years but later met with a great catastrophe. Myst V: End of Ages advances the graphical beauty and detail of its worlds with a fully immersive 3D environment, art and visual design director Josh Staud tells us all about it ...

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' - 2 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking. A set of recently released screens and new 'Karaoke' trailer...

'MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 6:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has released a demo for Climax's motorcycle racing game MotoGP 3. This demo features 2 tracks (Le Mans and Tokyo), 2 game modes (Quick Race and Time Trial), and several multiplayer modes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Sigma Star Saga' (GBA) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sigma Star Saga combines role-playing depth and storytelling with intense space-shooting action to create an original video game adventure unlike any other. Already gone gold, Sigma Star Saga will be available in stores this August.

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkwatch is an original FPS combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

'Star Wars Battlefront II' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Battlefront II takes one Imperial-walker step forward with all-new space combat, playable Jedi, and never-before-seen environments straight out of the Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith film. Enjoy an all-new single-player experience that takes players through an epic, story-based saga where every action the player takes impacts the battlefront and, ultimately, the fate of the Star Wars galaxy.

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 3:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this paranormal thriller, New York City is stunned by a series of mysterious murders, all following the same pattern: ordinary people are killing absolute strangers in public areas. Lucas Kane becomes another one of these murderers when he suddenly kills a stranger in a men's bathroom. Covered in blood, Lucas regains consciousness with no recollection as to why he committed murder. Hunted by police, Lucas must solve the mystery before being incarcerated for life.

'Spartan: Total Warrior' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spartan: Total Warrior puts the player in control of a heroic warrior, engulfing the player into the midst of titanic clashes between mighty armies, blending mythical beasts and legendary monsters into the fray. Brutal combat meets epic warfare on the battlefields of the ancient world as you fight for your life, your freedom and your honor.

'Control Monger' Beta Test SignUps

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Netcharger and MindSurge Entertainment announced today that they have opened the doors for sign-ups for the Control Monger closed beta test, starting on the 2nd of Aug 2005. Control Monger will be a 100% free to download and free to play team based online first person shooter for up to 255 players, with 7 player types (Repair, heavy, construction, sniper, demolition, soldier & spy bot), multiple modes of play on each map (CTF, KoTH, DM etc.), and supports custom made maps.

'Project Force' (PS3) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Playstation Meeting 2005, From Software revealed its first Playstation 3 title, Project Force. After earlier announcing its support for the X360 with Chrome Hounds and Em : Enchant Arm, the Armored Core developer goes back to its long time mech roots. While no specific details were revealed the PM 2005 briefing did show a trailer filled with action, laser fights and destructible environment. Read more to check out the first screens ...