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'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Sigma Star Saga' (GBA) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Sigma Star Saga has gone gold. Created exclusively for the GBA, Sigma Star Saga combines role-playing depth and storytelling with intense space-shooting action to create an original video game adventure unlike any other. Sigma Star Saga will be available in stores this August.

'Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 8:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows is the fusion of fantasy fighting action with the strategy of user-friendly RPG elements , providing gamers a deep, engaging gameplay experience complete with solo play, co-op and an online community. Lead by industry veterans John Romero (Doom, Quake) and Josh Sawyer (Icewind Dale), developed by Midway's San Diego studio, Seven Sorrows is scheduled for release on the PS2, Xbox and PC this November.

'Warfare' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warfare is a real-time global war simulator with real material and it's devoted to a conflict in the Near East. There are two campaigns, one for the USA, the other for Saudi Arabia. The main goal of the first campaign is taking full control of the region; the second one is coming to power in Saudi Arabia and achieving the withdrawal of all American troops.

'Sid Meier's Pirates!' (Xbox) Real-Life Pirates Part 2

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Pirates! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty. 2KGames has released the second part of three Pirates of Sid Meier’s Pirates! features containing details on three of the real-life pirates in Pirates!

'Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets UK Release Date

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Kuju and using the team behind "Prisoner of War", Pilot Down is Oxygen's key release for 2005. Pilot Down captures the atmosphere, danger and heroism of Bill Foster, an American co-pilot shot down over occupied territory in 1944. Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines is to hit the streets on 19th August 2005 on PlayStation 2, Xbox & PC.

'Guild Wars' Revamps Reward System

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guild Wars has developed a reputation for its firm emphasis on strategic combat, in both Player vs. Player and co-operative play. NCsoft Europe has confirmed that Guild Wars developer ArenaNet has announced plans to refine the reward system further, allowing players the freedom to unlock the tools they need in whichever style of play they enjoy the most, be it the PvP arenas or the co-operative role-play areas.

'Chrome Specforce' Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpecForce developer Techland has today announced that the SP demo of its latest sci-fi FPP tactical shooter will be available for download on Thursday July 5th. 335 MB file containing one of eleven missions will be available in English, French, German and Polish language. The players will be able to use their own tactics and a bunch of modern military equipment including armored vehicles, stationary weapons, Power Armor and over 10 futuristic personal weapons. We will of course have it available on our fileserver net work the moment it is released.

'Premier Manager 2005-2006' (GBA/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday ZOO digital announced the latest installment of the Premier Manager series 2005-2006. The game has been overhauled in terms of presentation and game interface which will enhance the brand further. Today we have the first screens ...

'Nibiru: Messenger of the Gods' - GeForce Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nibiru: Messenger of the Gods is a 2D horror/adventure game in which you take on the role of Martin Holan, an Thechz archeologist working in France sent to investigate a newly found secret tunnel apparently made by Germans during the second World War. This patch addresses issues you may encounter if you have a GeForce 6600 gfx card. Read more for download links ...