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'Juiced' - v1.01.400 Euro Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 4:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has released the first update for Juice Games' urban underground racing demo Juiced. This patch brings your European retail game to v1.01.400 and addresses various desktop crashes, sound problems, adjusted the control scehem, and fixes a collision issue when playing online, etc. Read more for download links ...

'Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams' (PS2) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expected spring 2006 in Japan, Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams is situated in 1598 and will have several new features and additions over previous titles, such as a new camera system, updated graphics and optimized gameplay mechanics. While no specific info, or announcement, is available yet, here are the first screens ...

'Marine Park Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 3:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Control every aspect of your marine park, from caring, feeding and cleaning your animals to hiring and firing employees. Grant your visitors the thrill of a lifetime as you provide fun-filled attractions, rides and shows for them to whet their appetite while they explore your sea-life wonderland.

'Battalion Wars' (NGC) Advances Into Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 2:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With more than 20 elite missions, Battalion Wars for GameCube truly tests a player's ability to improvise and maneuver troops. A single button press summons the soldiers, while a second press sends them off to fight. But think twice: Crafty AI enemies will adapt to every move.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) Crusades Into Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom Under Fire: 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.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. CoD 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns.

'The Suffering: Ties That Bind' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Suffering: Ties That Bind is an action-horror game that emphasizes the disturbing terror of its predecessor, with all-new twisted creatures and a few familiar faces. Set in the slums and prisons of Baltimore, the player once again controls Torque as he seeks revenge against the mysterious grand manipulator Caleb Blackmore, a man somehow tied to the death of Torque's family. The Suffering: Ties That Bind has gone gold and will ship to stores for the PS2, Xbox, and for PC on Monday, Sept. 26.

'Quake IV' (X360/PC) Will Feature Punkbuster

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has contracted with Even Balance, Inc. to integrate PunkBuster Anti-Cheat software into the highly anticipated multiplayer component of QUAKE 4, currently being developed by Raven Software and executive produced by id Software. PunkBuster Anti-Cheat features will be available "out-of-the-box" with the retail release of the game.

'Rag Doll Kung Fu' Gets Steamy Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rag Doll Kung Fu will be made available to gamers everywhere on October 12, 2005 via Steam. Featuring a wide collection of single and multiplayer games, either online or with multiple mice, Rag Doll Kung Fu provides players with one of the most creative and unique game experiences delivered in years. Additionally, between game rounds, the challenges of an aspiring Kung Fu master are revealed via outlandish cut scenes inspired by classic Kung Fu cinema.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.