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Trackmania Developer Reveals Two New Addons - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

French developer Nadeo has no intentions of taking a break, as today they announced no less than two addons for Trackmania. Its latest product, Trackmania Sunrise, is getting a free downlodable expansion pack dubbed Trackmania Sunrise eXtreme, featuring new and more insane tracks than ever before. On top of that, the first Trackmania title is getting a revamp and will be re-released in October using the new Sunrise engine including a few new additions to the original 2003 release.

'Cycling Manager 4' - v1.4 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cyanide Studios has released a new patch for the latest installment in the Cycling Manager franchise, 'Cycling Manager 4'. This update patch, apparently the last one, brings your retail game to v1.4 and fixes one more bugs with the riders. Read more for download links ...

'Digimon World 4' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Now in Stores

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai Games today announced that Digimon World 4 for the NGC, Xbox and PS2 is now in stores. Following a security breach, the gamer must bring peace back into the digital and real world and restore order by exploring a new mysterious dimension filled with enemy hordes.

'Age of Empires III' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Age of Empires III' is set in 1500 A.D. and chronicles the Age of Discovery that started around the time that Columbus "discovered" the new world. The single player campaign follows American history up through 1850, and in multiplayer mode, you'll be able to choose from among eight different civilizations, and there will include free-for-all and team-vs-team matches for up to eight players.

'Trash' - Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inhuman Games has announced that it has reached open beta for its latest game, entitled "Trash". Inhuman Games has recently completed several rounds of closed beta testing, each lasting several months and involving hundreds of beta testers. The open beta is free and open to the public, and is expected to last less than one month.

'Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006' Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006 (TRS2006) is the next in the series of railroad simulators developed by Auran. Previously known as Engineers Edition, TRS2006 is being released as a full product later this year and sets new standards of realism and immersion in operating a virtual railroad.

'Pro Cycling Manager' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Cycling Manager will have more detailed animations, an experience system, stage editor and also several multiplayer modes. Cyanide Studio is using the GameBryo engine, and the Paris-based developer of Chaos League has also recently licensed SpeedTree for use in Pro Cycling Manager.

'Blitzkrieg II' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg II is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships.

'Battlefield 2' - Demo Coming In About A Week

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today revealed some more details about the eagerly expected Battlefield 2 Demo. "Although final dates for the Battlefield 2 demo have not been locked down we understand we will be allowed to make it available in little over a week. Once again these features are not 100% final but the demo will contain: One map, 16-player single player, 16 and 32-player multiplayer, Time limit per round." Of course we will have the demo available on our fileserver network as soon as we are given the green light.

'Quake IV' (X360/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Quake 4 the Strogg are quickly regrouping, however the Strogg’s planetary defenses still destroyed, Earth's forces can deliver a full and final assault. This time, you're not alone. You are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad, and part of Earth’s next invasion wave. An army of soldiers are fighting with you and an arsenal of weapons and vehicles are at your disposal in this heroic and epic battle between worlds. Read more for new screens and artwork...