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'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.7.0 US Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v1.7.0 update is currently only for North American and Australian editions of the game, adds the Zul'Gurub high-level raid, Arathi Basin battleground, Stranglethorn Fishing Extravaganza event, and yet another massive slew of gameplay adjustments, balance tweaks, bug/crash fixes, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi' (GBA) Also Coming to NDS

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D3Publisher of America today announced its first game for the Nintendo DS will be based on Cartoon Network Enterprises hit animated series Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi. The game is anticipated to be released in Q1 2006. D3PA recently announced that it would release Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi for GBA in Q4 2005.

'World of Warcraft' Boosts Vivendi's First Half 2005 Results

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World of Warcraft has been a worldwide success and enabled Vivendi Universal Games to return to profitability. VUG's earnings operations were EUR 13 million, compared to a loss of EUR 168 million in the first half of 2004, mainly due to the increase in net sales and reduced operating expenses as a result of the recovery plan introduced in 2004, but also benefited from the worldwide success of World of Warcraft (4 million players at the end of August) and a strong increase of subscriptions with higher margins.

'Perimeter: Emperor's Testament' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perimeter: Emperor's Testament, expansion pack to last year’s award-winning RTS, will feature all new & updated graphics, tons of new units and structures, a new soundtrack, and a total of 25 new missions. Read more for new screens ...

'MediEvil Resurrection' (PSP) Ships To Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the release of its PSP exclusive MediEvil Resurrection. Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Cambridge Studios, MediEvil Resurrection is an action-adventure game that is inspired by the myths, characters, and environments of the PlayStation franchise that encompasses a gothic adventure, coupled with bizarre comical humor.

'Evil Dead Regeneration' (PS2/Xbox) Rises from the Grave into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the launch of Evil Dead Regeneration for the Xbox and PS2, with the PC version expected to ship September 20th. Taking off from where the seminal horror classic Evil Dead 2 movie ended, Evil Dead Regeneration explores a "what if..." continuation of the evils connected to the legendary Necronomicon.

'Desert Law' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Desert Law is a new spin on the traditional real-time strategy that immerses players into a post-apocalyptic world where gasoline is the new world currency. Players can have anything if they have gas to pay for it, or gamers can loose everything with one tactical mistake.

Funcom Extends Free 'Anarchy Online' Offer Into 2007

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom announces that the free Anarchy Online offer has been a tremendous success and will be extended throughout all of 2006 and into 2007 (only for new accounts).

'Blitzkrieg 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It will soon be time for gamers to return to WWII's major theaters of war, as CDV's Blitzkrieg 2 has gone gold and is on track for a September 28 release in North America. Blitzkrieg 2 is the ultimate in historically accurate WWII RTS titles, featuring highly detailed units, three deep campaigns and a new mission editor.