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'We Love Katamari' (PS2) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today launched the official We Love Katamari website, rolling to planet Earth with game information, images, fun downloads and fan contests. Once the game launched on Septebmer 20th, fans will be able to submit pictures of their favorite katamari-themed creations ­ including costumes, artwork, etc. ­ for all site visitors to see and enjoy. On a regular basis, the images will be judged by the franchise’s creator, Keita Takahashi, and prizes will be awarded to these selected fans.

'Twilight War: After the Fall' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Twilight War: After the Fall will be a groundbreaking XORG (Extreme Online Roleplaying Game), with advanced graphics and an integrated FPS combat system, in the Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction genre. Twilight War: After the Fall uses SpeedTree technology to populate the game work with hundreds of thousands of trees, as well as Valve's Source Engine.

'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today announced that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 has gone gold. The newest iteration of the best-selling golf franchise­ on the PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, and PC ­will hit stores on September 22. Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 will be released for the PSP on September 26.

'Neopets: The Darkest Faerie' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neopets: The Darkest Faerie is an action/adventure game available exclusively for the PS2 that extends the online entertainment of Neopets.com and provides a fully interactive offline experience.

Microsoft Reveals 'Xbox Live v2.0' (X360) Pricing

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that the next generation of online multiplayer gaming service Xbox Live will be available in North America on the X360 starting this holiday. In addition to the free Xbox Live Silver membership available to every Xbox 360 owner, for only $49.99 (U.S.) or $59.99 (CDN)* gamers can amplify their gaming experience with a 12-month Xbox Live Gold membership. No more credit card will be required to sign up!

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 11:47 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.

'Rush for Berlin' - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union.

'Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War' - v1.4 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has now released a new patch for Relic's 3D RTS Dawn Of War. This update brings your retail game to v1.4 and adds unit balancing, oersistent bodies and decals, optimizes performance, and generally prepares the game for the Winter Assault addon. Read more for detailed fix list and download links...

'Myst V: End of Ages' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today proudly announces that Myst V: End of Ages, the grand finale of the greatest adventure game of all time, has gone gold and will be releasing to U.S. stores on September 20, 2005.

'Marvel Nemesis: Rise Of The Imperfects' (ALL) - 9 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of Super Heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all.