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'Star Wars Galaxies: Trials of Obi-Wan' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts and Sony Online Entertainment today unveiled Star Wars Galaxies: Trials of Obi-Wan. This third expansion to the popular immersive online game is scheduled for release on November 1st, alongside the Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith theatrical DVD and Star Wars Battlefront II video game.

'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles, Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood promises to lead the way this holiday season.

'Rainbow Six: Lockdown' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this new episode, you lead Team Rainbow, the world's most elite counter-terrorist unit, as they are called into action and unfamiliar territory to battle a bioterrorist threat. Stakes escalate as they are personally targeted by an evil terrorist organization. Used to protecting the lives of others, Team Rainbow must now embark on a mission to fight and save some of their own.

'Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While the storyline of Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None follows 10 strangers who are invited to a lavish island only to be accused of murder, players assume the role of a new 11th character, Patrick Narracott the boatman who takes guests to the island. The player must reveal the killer before becoming a victim.

'Carmageddon' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Development Halted

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to GamesIndustry.biz development on SCi's Carmageddon remake has been halted. According to sources at Visual Science work was stopped over 2 weeks ago, but it is not quite certain if this means the project got cancelled, on hold or moving to another developer. Eidos US said there were no plans to bring this title to North American and SCi/Eidos UK could not be reached at this point.

'We Love Katamari' (PS2) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The King of All Cosmos grew to stardom after taking all of the Prince's katamaris and replacing the stars. His fans knew no bounds and wished to see more katamaris fill the sky. The King of All Cosmos desired to appease all of their requests and recruited the Prince and his cousins to help. Now they are tasked with rolling up even more clumps, each larger and more different than the one before.

'Tekken' Characters Make Guest Appearance in 'Urban Reign' (PS2)

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Urban Reign will feature guest appearances by characters from the TEKKEN series of fighting games. Marshall Law and Paul Phoenix will join Urban Reign's main protagonist Brad Hawk as he takes on a tough gang in back alleys, dive bars, parking lots and other urban battlegrounds.

Matrix Games Signs 'PureSim Baseball 2005'

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce that it has added an exciting new sports simulation, PureSim Baseball 2005 to its growing line. PureSim Baseball 2005 is the ultimate baseball fan's toy, with support for both casual and hardcore baseball fans and the ability to play out any season in baseball history. The Matrix Games release will be a new updated version, scheduled for late Summer, 2005.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:40 a.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.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 9:30 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.