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'Crashday' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crashday puts you in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. Your task is to scrap your vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing your opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing you as their enemy.

'SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Entitled 'The Stetchkov Syndicate', the expansion pack brings a host of new levels, weapons and enhancements to the highly rated SWAT 4 and is scheduled for release in Q1 2006.

'The Outfit' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 5:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ and Relic Entertainment take explosive World War II combat to the next generation in an all new 3rd Person Action Game. Combining intense squad-based combat and easy to use strategic gameplay elements, The Outfit takes players behind enemy lines, battling the Nazi War Machine through a variety of combat missions. Check out the freshly launched website, or read more for new screens ...

Rockstar Feeling The Hot Coffee Squeeze?

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 4:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There hasn't been a lot of positive news involving Take Two since the Hot Coffee fiasco. Earlier this week, Paul Eibler was nominated "Worst CEO of 2005," and now, it seems the downward spiral continues. It has come to our attention that there have been a few rounds of layoffs at several of the Rockstar development studios. Read more for details ...

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 4:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While its official announcement isn't due until Monday it seems Capcom has already revealed the first bits of info on its nextgen title. Lost Planet is a sci-fi FPS title for the X360 with a strong MechAssault flavor to it, the main character is modeled after Korean actor Lee Byung Hun. Produced by Keiji Inafune, known for Dead Rising and Onimusha, Lost Planet will have you battle huge aliens, bug like creatures, mechs and other not so humans species in large city environments, and cave dwellings.

Konami Launches eCommerce Website

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami America today revamped its website to include the addition of eCommerce functionality. The konamistyle website will make it convenient for people everywhere in the country to purchase Konami’s games, even those that are not as easy to find on retail shelves. A total of 75 titles are currently available, including new releases and back catalog games.

Various Game Trailers #664

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 11:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • MLB '06: The Show [PS2] - Trailer
  • Crashday - Trailer #3
  • Sonic Riders [NGC/PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #2
  • Mobile Suit Saga: A New Dawn [PS2] - Trailer

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

Xbox 360 Backwards Compatible List Updated Again...

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 8:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time since the Xbox 360 launch Microsoft updated its list of backwards compatible Xbox titles, adding Splinter Cell, Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon franchises to the list, eight titles in total. Unfortunately the joy was short lived as shortly thereafter, it was pulled again due to actually making other titles not work anymore, one of those being Halo 2. The new update apparently made the game only playable in 4x3 dimensions, and not the 16x9 format used by HD TVs, while also the graphics became distorted. Microsoft was made aware, pulled the new update for its emulator and a new version should be available shortly.

UPDATE : Microsoft has released a working patch which is now available through Xbox Live

'MVP 06 NCAA Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 8:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball is being produced by Electronic Arts Canada in Vancouver, B.C., and will celebrate everything that makes NCAA baseball unique -- aluminum bats, intense action, and stadiums filled with school spirit and packed with passionate fans.

'T-72: Balkans On Fire!' - v1.3 Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 5:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefront has released another updated demo featuring the same two training missions with the T-72B and one exciting combat mission where the player commands a T-55A tank. Additionally, the in-game 3D Encyclopedia allows you to explore all the units featured in the full game. This demo is based on the all new v1.3 version of the game and includes all the updated features and fixes from the patch.