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'NHL 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL 2K6 continues its legacy with more control, more emotion and more detail than ever before. Puck fans take command of tape-to-tape passing, behind-the-net plays and precision give-and-go attacks. Players dominate the ice with NHL caliber goaltending, skating, checking and puck handling with the deeply enhanced animation system. Featuring all-new presentation elements, commentary and cut-scenes, NHL 2K6 is the ultimate hockey experience.

'Wings Over Vietnam' - SP3 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 3:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Wings Over Vietnam, players fly campaigns through some of the most highly defended areas of North Vietnam. Third Wire Productions has released a new maintenance patch addresses various issues from previous patches, and several game improvements, co-op fix etc. Read more for download links ...

'Aquanox: The Angels Tears' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 3:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed early last year, JoWooD Productions and Massive Development todya officially announced the PS2 version of the successful underwater shooter which intensifies the fear of the dark and cold. Aquanox: The Angels Tears is the player's entry into the scaring world of Aqua, the place where his fascinating story takes part.

'Imperator' Gets Delayed Indefinitely

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today announced the production postponement of "Imperator," the sci-fi MMORPG previously scheduled for a June 2006 release. The decision was made after a complete internal review of the project status. The project is currently under "review," no new release date, if at all, has been set.

'Chicken Little' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disney’s Chicken Little brings the excitement of the film to life and allows gamers to master unique gadgets and play as the key characters from the film in an endless variety of action-packed game play.

'Splinter Cell Chaos Theory' (Xbox/PC) - Steel Squat Map Available NOW

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today the availability of a new Versus multiplayer map for Splinter Cell Chaos Theory. Steel Squat, set in Brooklyn, New York, is now available for free download for both PC & Xbox (through Xbox Live), and features innovative level design that combines both indoor and outdoor gameplay that pushes the capabilities of both Spies and Mercenaries to their limits. Read more for download links ...

Rockstar Comments On 'GTA: San Andreas' Controversy

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

About a week ago we reported that Assembly Speaker Leland Yee blasted the ESRB for failing to appropriately rate GTA: SA. Since then the ESRB and its Australian counterpart have initiated investigations into the alleged graphic scenes featuring oral sex, nudity, and simulated intercourse. Today Rockstar finally reacted with a statement saying that "only by disassembling and then combining, recompiling and altering the game's source code have hackers been able to create the Hot Coffee mod. Without intentional and significant technical modifications and reverse engineering of the game's source code this explicit content is not available in the retail product." Read more for the full statement...

'Irth Online' - Beta Test Phase 2 Commences

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 11:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Magic Hat Software announced today that the second Beta test for its MMORPG Irth Online begins today and is expected to run through August 12, 2005. Gamers are encouraged to apply for Beta 2 on the Irth Online website.

Codemasters Drops 'Wartime Command'

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wartime Command: Battle For Europe 1939-1945 is a stunning World War II tactical RTS game from Russian developers 1C Company. Set to be the most authentic and compelling tactical real time strategy game ever designed, Wartime Command will excel in detail and accuracy, especially in its portrayal of period weapons of war. Citing too many delays, and problems with idea implementations, Codemasters has decided to remove Wartime Command (aka WW II RTS) from its catalogue, and will no longer be publishing it. 1C Company is still developing, although without publisher backing, the future of the project is up in the air.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.6.0 Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on July 13, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This update is currently only for French, German and UK editions of the game, adds a new high-level Blackwing Lair dungeon, new Darkmoon Faire, Battlemasters feature, and a slew of gameplay adjustments, bug fixes and other goodies. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...