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Konami Expands 'Metal Gear' Franchise With Three New Titles

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced a new development team will be formed inside Konami Corporation. Former Konami Computer Entertainment Japan West Team, lead by creator Hideo Kojima, embarks on a new era as “Kojima Productions” inside Konami Corporation. MGS 4, Metal Gear Acid 2, and MGS 3: Subsistencenare the first projects. Read more for details ...

'Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow' (NDS) Game Details

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 12:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced today new details about Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow for the NDS. Set in the year 2036, DoS continues the storyline that first emerged in the critically acclaimed Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow for the GBA. While the new 2D side scrolling action game will contain all the classic gameplay that fans of the series have come to expect, Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow will also incorporate innovative gameplay elements.

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on May 18, 2005 @ 12:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault features a deeper single-player experience, a brand new fifth race – The Imperial Guard – and even more intense Dawn of War action. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault is based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe from Games Workshop.

'Castlevania: Curse of Darkness' Coming to The Xbox

by Rainier on May 17, 2005 @ 11:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced today that the Castlevania franchise will make its debut on the the Xbox in fall 2005 with Castlevania: Curse of Darkness. While past Castlevania games have focused on the struggle between Dracula and the Belmont clan, Curse of Darkness introduces players to an entirely new storyline and main character – Hector, a Devil Forgemaster, and former Lieutenant of Dracula.

'Greg Hastings' Tournament Paintball MAX'D' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on May 17, 2005 @ 11:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, WXP and paintball professional Greg Hastings announced today that "Greg Hastings' Tournament Paintball MAX'D" will launch across multiple platforms this fall.

'AND 1 Streetball' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 17, 2005 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced AND 1 Streetball for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Developed by Black Ops, AND 1 Streetball is the ultimate basketball experience that features all the jaw-dropping moves of authentic streetball.

'The Apprentice' (PSP/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on May 17, 2005 @ 5:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive announced today that the company has been awarded the interactive publishing rights for multiple game platforms, including the Xbox and the PSP, for a video game based on the hit television show, “The Apprentice.” The PC video game will be available in Fall 2005 and will be distributed by Vivendi Universal Games in North America.

Agetec's E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 17, 2005 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Agetec today announced its plans to introduce five new titles at the E³ in booth W2660 at the Los Angeles Convention Center next week. Geared for the PS2, the company will unveil RPG Maker 3, WILD ARMS Alter code: F and Armored Core: Nine Breaker. New games for the PSP will be Armored Core: Formula Front and PoPoLoCrois.

'Unreal Tournament 2007' Announced

by Rainier on May 17, 2005 @ 5:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced that the latest entry into the Unreal franchise, Unreal Tournament 2007, is now in development. Like its predecessors, Unreal Tournament 2007, is being developed by North Carolina-based, Epic Games Inc. The game will be shown for the first time at the E3 in Los Angeles, May 18 - 20, in Midway's booth located at Petree Hall, room 4001.

'Just Cause' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Game Details - Screens

by Rainier on May 17, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces first details on Just Cause. Developed by Avalanche Studios, Sweden, Just Cause will be released on PlayStation 2, Xbox & PC. Readmore for details and screens ...