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'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 ...

Sony Computer Entertainment Acquires SN Systems

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment announced today that it had reached an agreement in principle to acquire UK-based game applications developer SN Systems Limited. With this acquisition, SCEI aims to further enhance the development environment and tools that the company provides to the creative community for developing computer entertainment content for PS3.

'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess' (NGC) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Link, a young man raised as a wrangler in a small, rural village, is ordered by the mayor to attend the Hyrule Summit. He sets off, oblivious to the dark fate that has descended upon the kingdom. When he enters the Twilight Realm that has covered Hyrule, he transforms into a wolf and is captured. A mysterious figure named Midna helps him break free, and with the aid of her magic, they set off to free the land from the shadows.

Gets Your Face in the 'Football Manager 2006' Game Contest - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Be the envy of all your friends and family and have your "Face in the Game" with Football Manager! Sports Interactive and SEGA are once again offering you the chance to feature as an actual player or member of staff in the ultimate in PC football management titles, Football Manager 2006.

'Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Taking Political Heat

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not only Rockstar's GTA: San Andreas seems to cause controversy but now Atari's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure is getting scrutinized. New York City Council Member Peter F. Vallone, Chair of the Public Safety Committee and leader of the fight against graffiti, has called for Atari to scrap plans to release its graffiti based video game, accusing Atari of aiding and abetting criminal behaviour.

'Mario Superstar Baseball' (NGC) - 34 New Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2005 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mario Superstar Baseball combines an intuitive hitting system with easy-to-learn fielding and pitching controls – making it an arcade-like experience that will appeal to baseball novices and hard-core fans alike.