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'Greg Hastings' Tournament Paintball MAX'D' (Xbox) Paints It Up In Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 8:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the release of Greg Hastings' Tournament Paintball MAX'D (GHTP MAX'D) the intensity and innovation of the 2004 sleeper hit returns to the Xbox. With new features such as Breakout Manager and Field Editor, the franchise's continued focus on speed, tactics and teamwork separate this first person action game from the pack.

Nerve Software Working on Multiplayer For 'Return to Castle Wolfenstein 2'

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview on G4 id Software's Kevin Cloud announced that Nerve Software will be working with Raven Software on the development of the next Return to Castle Wolfenstein title, in particular the multiplayer aspect. Nerve previously already worked on the multiplayer part of the original Return to Castle Wolfenstein, and more recently the DOOM 3 PC expansion Resurrection of Evil.

Epic Adds Facial Animation Technology To Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games announced today that it has licensed OC3 Entertainment's facial animation technology FaceFX for use in Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3, making it available to all Unreal Engine 3 licensees. Epic Games will use the FaceFX product in their upcoming titles Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 2007 to create emotive characters and cinematic-quality dialogue sequences.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (PSP) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp.

'Super Stunt Spectacular' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You're a stunt man. You do the dirty work the pretty boys won't. Start your career as a backyard thrillseeker and climb all the way to the top of the Hollywood blockbuster A list. This demo allows you to play the game for a mere 30 minutes after which you can unlock the full game by purchasing a license key (thanks 3DGamers).

'F.E.A.R.' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. As promised Vivendi has released the first patch for its just released FPS F.E.A.R. This update brings your retail game to v1.01 and address various single and multiplayer issues. Read more for download links ...

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

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 7:47 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.

Various Game Trailers #622

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Quake IV [X360/PC] - Theatrical Trailer
  • Stubbs The Zombie [Xbox/PC] - Boyfriend Trailer
  • Prince of Persia: The Two Thones [ALL] - Trailer
  • Tony Hawk's American Wasteland [ALL] - Jimbo Trailer
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 - Trailer (3)
  • King Kong [ALL] - Trailer #4
  • Resident Evil 4 [PS2] - Ada Wong Trailer
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - Trailer
  • Battles of Prince of Persia [NDS] - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' Betatest SignUps

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 6:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is a MMORPG set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Khaeon Games, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, Spellborn uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine. Khaeon Games is now accepting people to join the closed beta test. A limited nummber of people will be allowed, while in Q1 2006 Khaeon plan to open up the beta/stress test for the majority of the applicants.

'F.E.A.R.' Creeps Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced that Sierra Entertainment’s award-winning F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon), one of the most anticipated games of 2005, has been shipped to retailers globally and will be available Tuesday, October 18, 2005.