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'Tin Soldiers: Julius Caesar' - v1.1 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 19, 2005 @ 4:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games has released the first patch for Koios Works' strategy/RTS Tin Soldiers: Julius Caesar. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and optimizes the performance of the graphics engine and allows more flexibility in setting level of performance and graphical quality, also adjustments to increase AI difficulty have been made.

'Shaman King: Master of Spirits 2' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on May 19, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2005 May 19th

The sequel to Shaman King: Master of Spirits, players return in the role of Yoh Asakura as they traverse multiple stages filled with perils, enemies and traps in order to stop a diabolical shaman from resurrecting the evil "Guardian of Demons." To assist Yoh in his quest, players can collect the spirits of vanquished opponents and use these spirits to help him in battle.

'Final Fantasy XII' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 19, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2005 May 19th

Final Fantasy XII shakes the series to its core with the introduction of a unique new combat system, while still honoring the franchise's reputation for epic storytelling, incredible spectacle, and compelling characters.

'Playboy the Mansion: Private Party' Officially Announced

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed last week, Ubisoft, ARUSH, and Groove Games today officially announced that a PC expansion pack is being developed by Cyberlore Studios for Playboy: The Mansion.

'Precursors' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 1:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Precursors, a sci-fi action game from Deep Shadow, developers of Boiling Point, leads you into unexplored regions of space, where he can fly with huge battle ships from planet to planet.

Activision's E3 2005 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 7:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today sees the official E3 2005 kickoff, and here we go with another motherload of media. We got screens and trailers for the following Activision titles :

'Paraworld' - Screens & E3 2005 Trailer

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paraworld combes for the first time ever a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, it brings new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come once more to life, a constant danger to anyone living in the area. Read more for details and screens ...

'Driver 2006' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 4:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced that the next game in the Driver series, known for now only as Driver 2006, is currently in development by its award-winning studio, Reflections Interactive.

'Killer 7' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2005 May 18th

Years have passed; violence and instability have started to beleaguer developed nations. People with crazed and distorted smiles are appearing throughout the world. Anyone with this "Heaven's Smile" becomes violent and begins attacking anybody within close proximity. Now these crazed soldiers have started to overthrow huge city governments and have even taken the life of Harman's beloved Suzy. It is up to the player to utilize the special powers that dwell within Harman's seven "partners" to assassinate the powerful underworld kingpin behind it all, Kun Lan.

'Viewtiful Joe VFX Battle' (NGC/PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2005 May 18th

Bringing intense versus-style action, new features and enhancements to the PSP system, Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble has Joe and his friends battling it out with their VFX powers to determine who will star in Captain Blue's latest production.