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Blizzard Closes 18,000 'World of Warcraft' Accounts

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 11:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In keeping with Blizzard's aggressive stance against cheating in World of Warcraft, it have permanently closed more than 18,000 accounts over the past three months for participating in activities that violate the game's Terms of Use. A majority of these accounts were found to be using third-party programs to farm gold and items. Such actions can severely impact the economy of a realm and the overall game enjoyment for all players. Read more about it on the official WoW website.

Various Game Trailers #673

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 9:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • Resident Evil: Deadly Silence [NDS] - Gameplay Trailer
  • Grandia III [PS2] - Trailer #4
  • Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII [PS2] - Trailer #2
  • Kingdom Hearts II [PS2] - Intro Movie
  • Crashday - Trailer #4

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

'The Godfather' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 9:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own. Play your cards right and you could even be running everything as the next, and most powerful, Don.

'Domination' - v2.0.164 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 7:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released the first patch for Wargaming's turnbased strategy game Domination. This patch brings your English/French/German retail game to v2.0.164 and addresses an ambiguous "new corrections in the game" (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

'Mad Tracks' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 7:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Playing with pull back friction vehicles, ‘Mad Tracks’ players will battle in numerous challenges like races (Weakest link, red light, Roller Coaster...) or mini games (Snooker, table soccer, long jump, crocket, bowling, Darts...). More than 45 challenges in 10 original environments await, each victory unlocks new cars, new tracks or spare parts to improve performances of 16 cool vehicles.

'GODS: Lands of Infinity' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 6:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cypron-Studios announced that its RPG GOD: Land of Infinity has gone gold. GODS: Lands of Infinity invites you into exiting world full of adventures, battles and quests of unearthly affairs. You can spend hours by discovering the world of Antasion, trading and completing the lead quests of each race or kingdom as well as many side quests helping ordinary people with their troubles.

'RTL Skispringen 2006' - German v1.02g Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 6:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring 41 ski jump ramps including Worldcup venues, you can either compete or be a coach in one of three difficulties, or opt for management mode. After a hard working day, you can also relax with the integrated Quiz Games with over 500 topical questions. 49Games has released a new patch bringing your German retail game to v1.02 and optimizes multiplayer.

'Ski Alpin 2006' - German v1.03 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 6:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Alpine Skiing 2006 captures the essence of the sport by allowing players to take part in each of the four disciplines of alpine skiing: Downhill, Slalom, Giant Slalom and Super G. Alpine Skiing 2006, aka Ski Alpin 2006, is known in North America as Bode Miller Alpine Skiing. This patch brings your German retail game to v1.03 and optimizes multiplayer.

'Unreal Tournament 2007' To Be Playstation 3 Launch Title

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 5:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

At the Sony 2005 pre-e3 event, Epic's Tim Sweeney showed off an FPS demo without revealing which title it may be. In July Sony announced it had licensed the Unreal Engine 3 for the PS3 platform, bringing a possible UT2007 release closer to reality. PlayStation Magazine's January 2006 issue now not only confirms UT 2007's arrival on Sony's next-gen console, but also reveals that it will be a launch title and so far is tentatively scheduled for Spring 2006. Epic is also working on another Unreal Engine 3 title, Gears of War, exclusively on X360.

'Madden NFL 06' - v2.0+ Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 21, 2005 @ 5:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With enhancements to the passing game, defensive improvements, and expanded online options, Madden NFL 06 takes you onto the field and into the locker room like never before. EA has released yet another roster update for Madden NFL 06, current up until December 20, 2005.