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'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 8:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse 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. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

Former EA Marketing Director Teams Up With Mythic

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today announced that Steve Perkins has joined the company as Director of Marketing. A seven-year veteran of the computer and videogame industry, Perkins recently served in the same capacity at EA leading the marketing for numerous titles, including the "Battlefield" franchise. In his new role, Perkins will oversee all aspects of strategic marketing including advertising, promotions, PR and the management of Mythic's relationships with key marketing partners.

'Bet On Soldier' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter which presents something considerably different in order to stand out from the crowd. With a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, Bet On Soldier allows players to do exactly what it promises with its title - that is, bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. Before entering battle, players can wager on which particular enemy soldiers they are going to kill.

'X³: Reunion' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 2:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The full use of DirectX 9 technology will create dramatic visual effects and stunningly realistic starships. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for consoles in September 2005.

'Bowling Champs' Announced

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xing Interactive and German developer Mediaseasons are proud to announce Bowling Champs. Bowling Champs is a full 3D bowling game which is part of the Sports Champs series Xing Interactive announced earlier this year. Other titles in the range are Winter Sports Extreme, Championship Soccer, Pool Champs, Amju Super Golf, Cricket Champs, Tennis Champs and the soon to be announced Shufflepuck Champs. The game is scheduled for August 27th, 2005 and will retail at 9.99 Euro.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Coming To North America

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 1:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Mile Entertainment today announced that it has acquired the rights to publish the flight combat game Heroes of the Pacific. Developed by Australia-based developer IR Gurus, the game will release for the PlayStation2, Xbox and PC in the fall of 2005.

'Advent Rising' (Xbox/PC) Original Soundtrack

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sumthing Else Music Works, through a licensing relationship with Majesco, proudly presents the Advent Rising Original Soundtrack. The soundtrack from the newly released sci-fi action game, Advent Rising, for the Xbox and PC, will be released on June 28th to US retail outlets through Nile Rodgers' Sumthing Else Music Works label.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. CoD 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns. Read more to check out two amazing new screens from the Point du Hoc level.

'Medal of Honor: Airborne' (PS3) Revealed

by Rainier on June 13, 2005 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With MoH European Assault barely in stores, EALA has already been working on the next installment in the MoH franchise for nearly six months according to GameSpot. EA sources have revealed that the new title will be a Band of Brothers (or Brothers in Arms) type title, but more importantly, it was mentioned that Airborne would be a PS3 launch title. This does not necessarily mean it will be a platform exclusive, more an indication of its scheduled released date. No further comment was given, but as the fall 2006 release date nears, more details are due soon...