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'Championship Manager 5' (PS2/Xbox) Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces that Championship Manager 5 will be released on Xbox and PlayStation 2 on 13th May 2005. Championship Manager 5 features 25 playable national leagues with 59 divisions and a massive database of footballers from around the world.

'KOTOR II: The Sith Lords' - European v1.0b Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts has released a new patch for Obsidian's Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords. This patch brings your UK/German retail game to v1.0b, and adds Intel i915 chipset support, some new voice lines and addresses various game crashes, journal & scripting fixes, and a few other tweaks. Read more for download links ...

Turner Broadcasting Launches GameTap

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 3:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turner Broadcasting System today unveiled GameTap, a broadband entertainment network that offers games-on-demand plus original programming via a broadband connected PC. GameTap will launch fall 2005, monthly subscriptions will be anywhere from $10-20, and so far 17 publishers have signed up for over 300 titles.

'Madden NFL 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 32 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in 10 years, the Madden NFL Football franchise is overhauling its passing game. The new QB Vision Control lets you scan the field, look off defenders, and make perfect throws within your quarterback’s unique field of vision. QB Precision Placement will let you put the ball exactly where you want it. Lead the receiver into the open field or throw a jump ball and let your receiver go get it.

'Singles 2: Triple Trouble' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

International software publisher Deep Silver are delighted to announce that Singles is back! This time packed with more characters, more locations, more lovin' and more troubles. The sequel to the charismatic 'eye-opening' romantic life-sim focuses on the lives of 3 fun-loving singles that have been brought together under unforeseen circumstances. Singles 2: Triple Trouble releases on May 27th in Europe.

'Batman Begins' (ALL) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the shadows of Gotham City's perilous criminal underworld as DC Comics' legendary Dark Knight in the Batman Begins video game. Slated for release day and date with the Warner Bros. Pictures film, Batman Begins challenges players to use fear as their ultimate weapon. Read more for new screens ...

'SpyToy' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced today the September release of SpyToy on the PS2. Developed by the EyeToy team at the SCE London Studios, SpyToy is the ideal companion for all budding detectives and aspiring secret agents. Read more for details and screens ...

'Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising' On Display At E3

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perpetual Entertainment announced today an exclusive preview of its upcoming massively multiplayer game (MMG) Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising at this year's E3 Expo.

'Night Watch' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed several months ago, Nival today officially announced the English version of its tactical RPG Night Watch. Night Watch, using the Silent Storm engine, is based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko and is situated in the not so distant future. The game will have you battle vampires, wherewolves and other creatures throughout various European cities. No specific release date is mentioned. Read more for details and screens ...

'Will of Steel' - v1.1 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media/Tri Synergy have released the first patch for Gameyus' upcoming modern warfare tactical 3D RTS Will of Steel. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and resolves the pathfinding issue as well as some important tweaks to enemy AI and camera control mechanics.