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'Killer 7' (NGC/PS2) - 38 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems "deserving to die." Read more to check out some screens ...

'Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 1:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dead to Rights II marks the return of action-hero Jack Slate and his K-9 companion, Shadow. In this super-charged sequel, Jack and Shadow find themselves once again in the squalid, mean streets of Grant City, ensnared in a labyrinth of crime, corruption and betrayal. Read more for 40+ new screens ...

'DRIV3R' - European Update Patch #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 11:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring Hollywood-level production values and a gripping, narrative story line, DRIV3R casts players once again as Tanner, a jaw breaking, no-holds-barred undercover cop who does whatever it takes to bring the bad guys down. This second patch for the European Driv3r edition fixes a boatload of graphics and sound card problems, and the usual bug and gameplay fixes. Read more for download links ..

Various Game Trailers #469

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 4:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • Battle of Britain 2 - Trailer #2
  • Fire Emblem [NGC] - Trailer
  • Conspiracy: Weapons of Mass Destruction - Trailer #2
  • Splinter Cell Chaos Theory - Trailer #24
  • Wrestlemania 21 - Trailer #2
  • Cold Fear - Trailer #6

'Neverwinter Nights 2' - Features & Artwork

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 4:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Originally developed by BioWare, Neverwinter Nights has set a new standard in the role-playing genre with a deep and engrossing storyline; immersive character development; stunning graphics; and, an expansive multiplayer experience like none other. Now Atari, Obsidian Entertainment and BioWare are bringing Neverwinter Nights 2 to the PC, expected early 2006. Today we serve up some new artwork and the first game details ...

'Tycoon City: New York' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 4:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tycoon City: New York will challenge players to "make it big" in Manhattan, is in development and scheduled to ship during the Holiday 2005 season. In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 4:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Boiling Point: Road to Hell, previously known as Xenus, will combine intense armed combat with exploration and interaction with a vast and seamless open-ended gaming world. Boiling Point: Road to Hell is in development by Ukrainian developer Deep Shadows and is scheduled for release in Spring 2005.

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 4:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with French developer Quantic Dream, and will be bringing Indigo Prophecy to North America. Indigo Prophecy, previously known as Fahrenheit, is a spectacular interactive thriller, set in New-York, gives gamers the unique chance to play both hunter and fugitive, which in turn leads them to speak, explore, interact, fight and confront unknown dark forces.

'Dragonshard' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 4:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

'Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 3:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take on the role of the bounty hunter John Cooper and experience in a thrilling Western story with surprising turns, how he apprehends the nasty scoundrel Dillon with the help of his friends known from the first part. Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge uses the Vision Game Engine, and the gameplay is based on its predecessor but with brand new tactical possibilities in a beautiful 3D environment.