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'Knights of the Zodiac: The Sanctuary' (PS2) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai's PS2 exclusive Saint Seiya, Knights of the Zodiac: The Sanctuary, dubbed a Cosmo energy battle action game by its creators, is based on the legendary Japanese anime franchise, Saint Seiya. Read more for details and screens ...

Namco Signs 'Stargate SG-1: The Alliance' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today Stargate SG-1: The Alliance, a squad based first-person shooter based on the acclaimed television series. Featuring innovative team gameplay, robust multiplayer features and an original "Stargate" storyline, Stargate SG-1: The Alliance will be coming to major console systems and the PC in Fall 2005.

DICE Shuts Down Trauma Studios' NY Office

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Illusions have decided to discontinue the New York office, Trauma Studios, previoisly known for the Desert Combat mod. All of the twelve employees are offered employment at the head office in Stockholm, for which they'd have to move from US to icecold Sweden.

'Postal 2: Apocalypse Weekend' - v1.411 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Postal 2: Apocalypse Weekend single-player expansion pack offers over 20 new areas of Paradise to decimate, 10 new missions to execute with extreme prejudice and an array of "cutting edge" weaponry that would make Lorena Bobbitt salivate. Freshly available for online purchase, Running With Scissors has released a small patch containing corrections and improvements for the U.S. and European releases of Postal 2: Apocalypse Weekend.

'Samurai Western' (PS2) Hacks Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. announced today that it has shipped Spike's action-packed adventure game, Samurai Western, to retailers nationwide, From the creators of the original Tenchu and The Way of the Samurai series, Samurai Western is an enhanced version of the Japanese game that was released earlier in the year.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - European Update Patch 1 Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the initial North American patch, Atari has now also released the first patch for the European edition of Deep Shadows' FPS/RPG Boiling Point: Road to Hell. This patch 1 is quite a bit larger than the US version and addresses various game bugs, crashes and other adjustments. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' (Xbox/PC) Arrives At Retail

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 5:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for the Xbox and for the PC is now available at retailers throughout North America. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for the Xbox and PC will be in stores in Europe on June 10th, 2005.

'Taxi 3: eXtreme Rush' - v1.1 Demo & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taxi 3: eXtreme Rush is a high end racing game in which you dash frantically through the city of London in order to pick up and drop off passengers. Team6 has released a single/multiplayer demo allowing you to try out a short street and drag race with two available cars. This updated demo adds a new track and a new car (both not available in the original demo), improved city design, and improved network speed for online multiplayer games. Read more for download links.

'Drive'n Kill' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 4:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Drive'n Kill is an arcade car shooter. The gamer is one of the new world explorers where you get the opportunity to earn money on the armed car. But danger and lots of enemies are waiting for him in the new world. The gameplay is divided into sequence of missions, during which you get credits for enemy kills and bonus catching. Inbetween missions the car can be upgraded in the shop

'Dragonshard' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 4:11 a.m. PDT | 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.