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'Alan Wake' (PS3/X360/PC) - 2 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alan Wake, the game's protagonist, is a bestselling horror writer, who writes a novel about his darkest nightmares. In the game, those nightmares come true. As with Remedy's previous games, story and atmosphere are fundamental elements. The game features a massive, open world for the players to explore. The game design is mission based with the player as the driving force behing the action, and as with their previous games, Remedy again focuses completely on delivering the best possible single player experience.

'Far Cry' - v1.32 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a new patch for Crytek's Far Cry. This update patch brings your retail version to v1.32, and fixes various graphical problems, addresses a video playback, server, and game crash issue. Read more for download links ...

'Scooby-Doo! Unmasked' (GBA/NDS/ NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this action adventure platform game, players will assume the role of Scooby-Doo as he and the teenage sleuths of Mystery Inc. visit Fred's cousin Jed, a monster movie set designer. They'll find Jed has disappeared and his animatronics are out of control, sending mechanical monsters haywire and making Jed the prime suspect. Players must stop the creepy costumed characters, unmask the truth and prove Jed's innocence.

'Imperial Glory' - Intel Chip Fix Available NOW

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperial Glory offers an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes. Eidos has released a small patch for Pyro Studios' RTS addressing the issue of Intel Chipsets not being able to start the game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Psychonauts' (PS2) Tweaks Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mind games are now three times as much fun as Majesco today announced that Psychonauts for the PS2 has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The new iteration of Psychonauts now joins the Xbox and PC versions, which shipped in April.

'Disney's Herbie: Fully Loaded' (GBA) Races To Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games announced today its action-packed racing game, "Disney's Herbie: Fully Loaded," is now available at retail for GBA. Inspired by the upcoming feature film "Herbie: Fully Loaded" starring Lindsay Lohan, "Disney's Herbie: Fully Loaded" gives players the ride of a lifetime in Herbie, one of the world's most beloved cars.

'Destroy All Humans!' (PS2/Xbox) Lands In Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the arrival of Destroy All Humans! for the Sony PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Turning the tables on the classic Human vs. Alien scenario, Destroy All Humans! allows gamers to play as the alien invader unleashing a wave of destruction on mankind. Delivering disintegrator rays, massive explosions, and a hilarious helping of 1950s paranoia, Destroy All Humans! is now available for the suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Battlefield 2' Assaults Retail Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 7:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA and Digital Illusions today announced that Battlefield 2 has begun to ship to retail outlets for the PC. Powered by an all new game engine, Battlefield 2 brings the intensity and excitement of its predecessors, the award-winning Battlefield 1942 and Battlefield Vietnam, into the modern era with the latest, most technologically advanced vehicles and weapons systems available to man.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 7:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A continuation of the highly acclaimed Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, KUF: Heroes raises the intensity of the fast-paced action-strategy game with improved epic battles; new characters, environments, units; and new multiplayer options for waging war over Xbox Live. An improved user interface with simplified game menus and adjusted difficulty levels will make it easy for even new players to crush their foes.

'Real Time Worlds' Signs Exclusive X360 Development Agreement

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft's corporate vice president Peter Moore announced that Scottish games developer Real Time Worlds have signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft that will see a number of exclusive titles developed for the new Xbox 360.