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'Sparta: Ancient Wars' - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sparta: Ancient Wars is only the first part of a planed Ancient Wars series. Its main goal is to deliver innovative and high quality real time strategy based on historical events and timelines, and not to feature myths or legends. Based on the historical background of Spartans' high culture, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new stunning 3D engine.

'Brian Lara International Cricket' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bringing its heritage of being the definitive cricket game series, Brian Lara International Cricket comes ten years after Codemasters launched the original Brian Lara game and over five years since the series appeared on any platform. Brian Lara returns to game screens this summer in Brian Lara International Cricket for PS2, Xbox and PC.

'Civil War Bull Run' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 7:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Civil War Bull Run uses the weapons, strategies, and tactics of the Civil War without limiting game play to the actual battles of the era. The developed game engine will be fully customizable by the player so that they can create their own maps, modify ballistics, and basically change the entire game. This demo consists of our first tutorial where we teach the player the basics of CWBR as they lead a Brigade through the steps to support their Division.

Various Game Trailers #516

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 5:27 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 :

  • Nexuiz - Trailer
  • Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat - Trailer #3
  • Army Ranger: Mogadishu - Trailer

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

'Restricted Area' Escapes Custody And Heads For Retail

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Whiptail Interactive today announced that Restricted Area, its critically acclaimed action/RPG, has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Restricted Area has been a highly anticipated game in the U.S. since its release last year in Germany.

'Ascension to the Throne' - 23 New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 4:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascension to the Throne is a turn-based strategy game with RPG elements. In a world of fantasy the hero will have to pass many tests on his way to victory. Enemies seek to stop players from regaining power and having taking revenge, gain new friends to aid you in reclaiming the throne. Become the King you were born to be - wise, brave and courageous.

'Lula 3D' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lula, the curvaceous producer of erotic movies, is in a serious fix. Just before shooting begins on her new film, three of her best bosom stars are kidnapped. There's no time to lose! Slip into Lula's role and race off to Frisco in her racy hot rod. Experience a wild chase across America with breakneck twists and a volley of erotic action. CDV finally announced a June 22 release date for Lula 3D, although only for German gamers. Whether or not Lula will ever see a release in North America is very questionable.

'Burnout Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) Also Taking a Spin on The X360 ?

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Online retailer GameStop shed new light on what has been rumored for some time now, Burnout Revenge coming to the X360. A product page listing shows that Criterion's latest edition in the Burnout franchise has a tentative release date of November 1st, and will be sold for an estmated price of $59.99, which has also been previously discussed as being a possible price tag for next-gen console titles. GameStop put a disclaimer on the listing, saying that the release date is subject to change, but if not, this would mean the X360 could come as early as November 1st, right on time for the holiday season...

Remedy Considering Digital Distribution For 'Alan Wake'

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview with EuroGamer, Remedy's Petri Järvilehto said that they were looking into the possibility to offer its upcoming next-gen title Alan Wake through a system similar to Valve's Steam. Fans of boxed games can rest assured though, as Remedy is only looking into it as an "option," while its main distributiuon will be done through the conventional boxed copy method. Petri also said that he thinks a digital only distribution is still a ways off.

'Colosseum: Road to Freedom' (PS2) - 33 New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 2:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Koei Europe announced today that "Colosseum: Road to Freedom" will ship to European territories in September 2005. Through this action/rpg gamers will experience first-hand the thrill of fighting in the gruesome spectacles of gladiator games, as well as the hardships of training as a slave.