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'Devil Kings' (PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2005 @ 6:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devil Kings is a fast-paced action game set against a backdrop of a warring nation as feudal lords battle for land and power. Choose from a selection of heroic warriors and utilize their unique combat abilities to fight on the battlefields and unify the country. Devil Kings possesses compelling gameplay that will have gamers unleashing a variety of devastating attacks to triumph over every enemy.

'Tin Soldiers: Julius Caesar' - v1.11 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2005 @ 4:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games has released a new patch for Koios Works' strategy/RTS Tin Soldiers: Julius Caesar. This update brings your retail game to v1.11 and fixes a crash bug involving retreating armies and makes the game backwards compatible with any minor revisions, allowing you to play multiplayer against people who have version 1.10 (not v1.00). Read more for download links ...

Future 'Half-Life 2: Lost Coast' Steamy Update #9 - Trailer

by Rainier on June 25, 2005 @ 4:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally planned as a section of the Highway 17 chapter of Half-Life 2, Lost Coast is a playable technology showcase that introduces High Dynamic Range lighting to the Source engine. Today Valve released some info and a small trailer showing off some of the improvements & effects you can expect in the downloadable addon. Read more for details and download links ...

'Steel Panthers: World At War' - v8.40 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2005 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games released a new patch for its strategy game Steel Panthers: World at War. This update brings your game to v8.40 and makes a wide variety of improvements, and bug fixes, mostly focused on the “long” World War 2 scenario. Additionally several adjustments were devised to improve the game. Read more for download links ...

'Ape Escape 3' (PS2) - 13 Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ape Escape 3 is the latest title in the popular platform franchise. While not yet announced for North America, Ape Escape 3 is scheduled for release in Japan coming July. The new edition will also feature a minigame spoof on Konami's Metal Gear Solid game, under the title of Mesal Gear Solid: Snake Escape. Apart from that, Ape Escape 3 will also feature 2 new playable characters, tons of minigame, 400 monkeys to rescue and plenty more.

'Without Warning' (PS2/Xbox) - 51 New Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 11:21 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.

'Madagascar The Game' (ALL) One Million and Counting

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced today that the company has shipped in excess of one million units worldwide of DreamWorks Animation's Madagascar The Game. The title, based on the hit feature film, was released in the U.S. on May 24.

'Cricket 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a demo for HB Studios' Cricket 2005, allowing you to try out a portion of a cricket game between between England and Australia. In addition to the international teams and bonus squads, you can now play with domestic teams and compete in England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The all-new Twenty20 tournament will be fully licensed with season modes also on offer.

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

'Monster Madness' (X360/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Madness, under development by Artificial Studios in conjunction with Immersion Software & Graphics, is a 4-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the PC and Xbox 360.