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NCSoft Announces 'Guild Wars' PvP Extreme Weekend

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This Friday night ArenaNet is rolling out a comprehensive set of new skill balance changes for the Guild Wars PvP play environment. Based on intensive in-house testing and founded on player feedback and suggestions, ArenaNet believes they will add even more fun to Guild Wars PvP gameplay. Read more for details ...

'Kingdom of Paradise' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom of Paradise is an action-RPG in which you take the role of a young warrior outcast named Shinbu. When one of the five martial clans attempts to disrupt a peaceful balance of power within the land of Ohka, Shinbu becomes determined to defend his clan and restore equal power to the five clans that once ruled the world. Set in a vast, living world, players will develop their sword fighting skills as they explore active environments in a crusade to defeat an evil clan.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for Xbox in September 2005.

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.13c Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has yet again released a minor updated patch for good old Starcraft, and its expansion pack Brood War. The v1.13c patch fixes a bug involving zerg buildings, and a bug related to minimap unit ordering during replays. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Chaos League: Sudden Death' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos League: Sudden Death takes up where the original Chaos League left off, bringing with it a host of improvements and enhancements which make take the real-time, role-playing strategy sports title into a whole new bloody battleground.

'Sonic Rush' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fastest hedgehog in the world is now pairing up with a mysterious character named Blaze the Cat. This dynamic duo heads out in search of the powerful and dangerous Sol Emeralds to ensure that they do not fall into the wrong hands. In their quest, Sonic and Blaze must battle all-new enemies, and as they do, ripple effects will change the events of their worlds’ inhabitants.

'Mage Knight Apocalypse' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mage Knight Apocalypse is an action role-playing game for the PC based on the best-selling collectible miniature game from WizKids Games. Designed with a unique character leveling system and an unprecedented focus on team play, Mage Knight Apocalypse allows up to five players to embark on a cooperative or competitive journey through a war-torn fantasy setting.

'Namco Museum Battle Collection' (PSP) Reminisces In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today announced that Namco Museum Battle Collection has shipped to North American retail outlets exclusively for the PSP. Namco Museum Battle Collection features updated 3D versions of Namco's greatest and most beloved arcade hits, as well as all-new wireless multiplayer capabilities for competitive or cooperative fun.

'Worms' (NDS/PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ is bringing Team17's popular Worms title to the PSP and Nintendo DS. Retaining the same gameplay and unique sense of humour that has epitomised the brand for almost a decade, Worms brings a whole raft of new features and laugh-out-loud comedy to the handhelds.

'Without Warning' (PS2/Xbox) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Without Warning, developed by CiRCLE Studio, founded by the Tombraider series creators, is a highly charged action shooter set against the backdrop of a brutal terrorist siege of a U.S. based chemical plant. The story takes place over a 12 hour period, during which players will experience the events from the vantage point of six characters that are caught up in the crisis situation.