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'Metronome' (PS3/Xbox2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 3:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Swedish developer Team Tarsier today revealed the first details from its upcoming next-gen title Metronome, a unique third person adventure game where sound is your weapon. Explore the city of Metronome in search of proof of the Corporations secret agena, while listening for sounds to record. Sounds can be used for fighting enemies, solving problems and confuse citizens. Read more for details and screens ...

'Blitzkrieg: Rolling Thunder' - Grey Tigers Bonus Pack

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV has released an extra campaign for Nival's WW2 RTS Blitzkrieg expansion pack 'Rolling Thunder.' This Bonus Pack adds the all-new Grey Tigers campaign to your English Blitzkrieg: Rolling Thunder retail game (thanks GameSpot). Read more for details and download links ...

'Stargate SG-1: The Alliance' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 3:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stargate SG-1: The Alliance will be an action-based game playable in the first- or third- person perspective. Depending on the mission, there will be other tasks that have elements of team tactics, puzzle-solving and stealth. First and foremost, you will never walk alone – your team will be there to look after you, but you will also have to look after them, so it differs from most "straight" shooters.

'X³: Reunion' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 3:21 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.

'Crime Life: Gang Wars' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crime Life: Gang Wars is a free roaming crime based beat em up. Mixing action and strategy elements within a gritty, detailed storyline to explore modern-day urban gang culture, the player is cast as a small-time homie who must work their way through the ranks to become a gang leader.

Quantic Dreams Confirms 'Omikron 2' and 'Infraworld' For PS3/Xbox2/PC

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Quantic Dream is finalizing initial design documents for two next-generation projects: Omikron 2, the sequel to Quantic Dream's first PC hit, and Infraworld, a new franchise. Both projects are aimed at X-Box 2, PS3 consoles and for PC and will be developed on Quantic Dream's proprietary next gen' engine. The later will offer enhanced physics capabilities through a recently signed partnership with NOVODEX and a range of action orientated features. Talks are also being finalized with major middleware creators to integrate enhanced AI capabilities. They promise more details are to follow shortly ...

'Dungeons & Dragons Online' Alpha Signups

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine and the DDO Team announce today that Alpha Registrations for Dungeons & Dragons Online are now open to the community in the Members Only forum! Non-forum members who attempt to sign up during this exclusive signup period will be disqualified from participating in the Alpha.

'Seven Kingdoms: Conquest' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seven Kingdoms: Conquest offers strategy fans the choice to play as human or demon in epic battles spanning 6,000 years on Earth. Starting in ancient Egypt in 3000 B.C. and ending in a final battle on a futuristic Earth, players will have to have their fingers on the pulse of their civilization as the two races clash every 1,000 years.

'Wildlife Park' - v1.19 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD has released a new patch for their wildlife sim game, Wildlife Park. This update brings your German retail game to v1.19 and addresses various little problems, but mainly addresses an issue where Grizzlies could not procreate. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'Call of Duty 2' Officially Announced

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision and developer Infinity Ward are back in action with Call of Duty 2, an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. Call of Duty 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. The title is scheduled for release this fall and is not yet rated by the ESRB.