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'Take Command: 2nd Manassas' Announced & Dated

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MadMinute Games announced today that their next major game release using their highly acclaimed War3D engine will be the Take Command: 2nd Manassas. Take Command: 2nd Manassas is available now for preorder from NWS-Online.Net, with an estimated ship date of December 2005.

'NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005' Skates Into Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the North American release of NHL Eastside Hockey Manager 2005, a sports management simulation game that is officially licensed by NHL Enterprises. and National Hockey League Players' Association.

Atari's X05 (Xbox/X360) Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from the various X360 titles that are being presented:

  • Alone in the Dark
  • Test Drive Unlimited
  • Timeshift
  • Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure
  • Driver Parallel Lines

'Duke Nukem Forever' Coming In December?

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the UK division of online retailer Amazon, 3DRealms' long overdue FPS Duke Nukem Forever has a ship date of December 2, 2005. This of course has to be taken with a big grain of salt as nothing official has been announced, the product listing also states that "release dates are subject to change," and being the case with DNF, that's an understatement.

Take 2's X05 (X360) Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X05 is being held today, and here is a deluge of screens from the Microsoft X360 launch titles that are being presented:

  • Amped 3
  • Elder Srolls 4 Oblivion
  • NBA 2K6
  • NHL 2K6
  • Top Spin 2

'Castle Wolfenstein' Coming To The Xbox 360

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software's newest chapter in the legendary "Wolfenstein" series will deliver players deep behind the enemy lines of a war-torn Germany, where Nazi experiments with technology and the supernatural threaten to turn the tide of World War II. Utilizing a revolutionary new graphics technology targeted specifically at next-generation hardware, this new "Wolfenstein" experience will draw players into a world of unmatched exploration, action and espionage.

'Diplomacy' Strikes Deal At Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive announced today the PC game Diplomacy has shipped to stores across North America, with Europe to follow later in October and November.

Bioware Announces 'Mass Effect' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mass Effect is a science fiction action-RPG created by BioWare Corp, previousky nown for Jade Empire, Kotor, Nebverwinter nights. Mass Effect will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity.

Peter Jackson Signs On As 'Halo' Movie Producer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox announced today that triple-Academy Award winners Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh will serve as the executive producers of Halo, the upcoming feature film based on Microsoft’s video game from Bungie Studios.

'Gun' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gun will be a GTA-style game, set in the West in the 1880s, in cities such as Dodge City and New Mexico's Las Vegas. The murderous 'Dodge City Gang' has been on a rampage and you seek revenge, hunting them down between Indians and Mexican pistoleros. Main mode of transportation is any horse you can find or steal, and of course, Gun will include high speed "horse" pursuits.