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'Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time' (NDS) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 4:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In this sequel to Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, the brothers travel back in time to retrieve Princess Peach, only to come face to face with baby versions of themselves, the princess and Bowser. Teaming up with their young selves will soon send Mario and Luigi on a quest of lunatic proportions as players must control both the adult AND baby versions of the Mushroom Kingdom heroes.

'Baten Kaitos II' (NGC) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 4:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

At the Tokyo Game Show Namco announced a sequel to Baten Kaitos was in the works, with a Japanese release date scheduled for December 2005. Baten Kaitos II takes place 20 years after the original with 2 new continents to explore, in addition to locations from the original. You play as Sagi, Milly or Giro on your quest to find the source of a series of unnatural phenomena.

'Wild Arms Alter code: F' (PS2) Sets Course For Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 3:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Agetec has announced the availability of its PS2 exclusive Wild Arms Alter code: F at retail locations nationwide. Wild Arms Alter code: F is a traditional role-playing game (RPG) offering fresh new characters, enhanced graphics, intricate puzzles and an innovative new battle system.

'PSI: Syberian Conflict' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PSI: Syberian Conflict is a real time strategy game with RPG elements. Alien cyborgs performing their mission on Earth face unexpected Soviet army resistance. Choose one of the two campaigns and lead either alien or Red Army forces in struggle of life and death.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (X360) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 2:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

Parents In Control of 'Nintendo Revolution' Content

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo today announces its nextgen Revolution console will include a play control system. By using a password-controlled setting, adults can decide what flexibility they'll allow younger players to have in playing video games rated 3+, 7+, 12+, 16+ or 18+. The system also ensures dedicated adult gamers can opt to play without limitations.

'The Chronicles of Narnia' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In order to end this frigid captivity and free his people, the mighty lion Aslan invokes an ancient prophecy. It will become the destiny of four siblings from our world to work together and use their unique combat skills, weaponry and abilities to defeat the Witch and her armies to save Narnia. Buena Vista has released a demo allowing you to try out two levels from the full game, but is in German (thanks DemoNews).

'Empire Earth II' - v1.20 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 1:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi has released a new update patch for MadDoc's 3D RTS Empire Earth II. This update brings your US, German, French or UK retail game to v1.20, includes many new features, fixes including an updated lobby and bonus skirmish maps. Read more for download links ...

'Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper is a first for the series and will see the spectacular massed battles that the Dynasty Warriors games are famed for brought to a whole new audience. Striking visual, twice as many characters on screen, double the draw distance of previous versions, anti aliasing, texture filtering, dynamic shadows and much improved enemy AI.

'Quake IV' - v1.0. Win32/Linux SDK Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software has released the v1.0 SDK toolkit for Win32 & Linux, allowing people to make their own content. These toolkits include the full public game source code; art, map and mod examples. Documentation for the SDK can be found at idDevNet. Read more for download links ...