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Original 'Tetris' Creator Working On New Game Lineup

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WildSnake Software is excited to announce a collaboration agreement with Alexey Pajitnov, famed creator of Tetris, game designer of Microsoft Entertainment Pack: The Puzzle Collection, Pandora's Box, Hexic and other all time puzzle lover favorites. The genius game creator will, in the near future, design an exclusive lineup of games for WildSnake Software company. The first game in the series is under development right now and will be announced soon.

'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess' (NGC) Delayed To 2006 - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo announced today that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will not get released later this year as planned but instead the development team decided to take extra time to add some incredible new elements to The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. As a result, the game will now launch in 2006 globally. Nintendo believes this additional time will result in a much more enjoyable gaming experience.

'I of the Enemy' Available As Digital Download

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2005 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to release I of the Enemy, a real-time strategy game that takes place in the distant future. Designed and coded by military officers, I of the Enemy emphasizes a strong story and a sense of small unit rather than resource gathering. It is now available from the Matrix Games website for US $19.99 as a digital download and a game box option will be available later this week.

Various Game Trailers #573

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 9:17 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: Never Ending Tomorrow [PS2] - Trailer
  • GUN - Trailer #3
  • Condemned: Criminal Origins - Trailer #3
  • Dragonshard - Trailer #7

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'F.E.A.R. Director's Edition' Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 9:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Vivendi revealed plans to release a director's edition of Monolith's upcoming sci-fi/horror shooter F.E.A.R. This enhanced edition will include several extras such as: live action "Declassified" interviews with Alma, behind the scenes documentary video, developer's Roundtable Commentary video, F.E.A.R. machinima episodes, F.E.A.R. comic book created by Dark Horse Comics (in-box), a chance to win the "Golden Ticket" Sweepstakes (in-box), and all the F.E.A.R. installation files conveniently on one DVD-ROM (thanks Blues).

'The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II' - Facts & 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 8:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BFME 2 takes part in the North where a battle is raging between Sauron's forces vs. elves and dwarves. It will be possible to create/customize your own hero, apart from known figures such as Arwin, and become more powerful as you progress in the game. While BFME was all land based, the sequel will also take the action on the sea, naval battles included, courtesy of an updated engine.

'Gretzky NHL '06' (PSP/PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 8:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Offering true hockey fans what no other hockey videogame can, Gretzky NHL 2006 is the only game designed with insight from The Great One. Due to hit stores in October, Gretzky NHL '06 for PSP is set to retake the virtual ice with the right combination of an authentic hockey simulation and arcade elements to appeal to the casual gamer and the hard-core hockey fan.

'Star Wars: Empire at War' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 8:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Control the fate of the galaxy in LucasArts' RTS game Star Wars: Empire at War. Set a few years before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, the game will let players rewrite history as well as experience the aftermath of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, the creation of the Rebel Alliance, and Darth Vader's rise to power.

'Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Barbarian Invasion starts just after the last Emperor of a unified Rome has died. Romulus Augustulus successors in Rome and Constantinople are now uneasy allies and rivals for power. The ‘barbarians’ are massing along the borders, and in some cases are living inside what used to be Roman territory. There are many, many challenges for a Roman to face - and some may be almost unbeatable

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.