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'Hello Kitty Roller Rescue' (NGC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Hello Kitty Roller Rescue players will be able to save Earth from the misinformed Block-O with the much loved Hello Kitty and Badtz-Maru. More than 20 popular Sanrio characters will help Hello-Kitty throughout her travels. Kitty will also be able to partner up at various stages to fight enemies. And, for the first time, players will be able to enjoy the beautiful Sanriotown in a completely 3-D world that is interactive.

Fresh Investment Gives Buka Financial Boost

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2005 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Investment company Finam and EBRD North-West and West Russia Regional Venture fund NORUM made an announcement about having made an investment in the development of Buka company. Investment has been made by entering the nominal capital of the holding, Buka shareholder. Combined investor's share in the holding amounts to 52,9%. Buka financial consultant is Ernst and Young company. Amount of transaction totals to several million dollars.

Strategy First Signs 'Brigade E5: New Jagged Union'

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2005 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and leading Russian software publisher 1C Company are thrilled to announce the signing of the tactical strategy title "Brigade E5: New Jagged Union," developed by Apeiron.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.6.1 Euro Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 11:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This update is currently only for European editions of the game, and makes some minor adjustments to the Blackwing Lair and Maruadon raids/dungeons, as well as a few other small tweaks & fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Various Game Trailers #562

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • Blitz: The League [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #3
  • Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer #3
  • Shrek Superslam - Trailer

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

'Ninja Gaiden Black' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers can experience even more of Ryu Hayabusa’s deadly artistry in Ninja Gaiden BLACK, the newest installment in the Ninja Gaiden series for the Xbox. Boasting new difficulty levels including "Ninja Dog" level and "Master Ninja" level, the new Mission Mode with a massive number of new action-packed missions to complete, and colossal amounts of special bonus features including content from both Hurricane Packs 1&2, the new Ninja Gaiden: BLACK is the must have game for all action lovers from casual to hardcore.

'Grandia III' (PS2) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grandia III is the newest title in Game Arts' role-playing series, coming to the PS2. Grandia III will use an all-new engine, N3, allowing for larger and more detailed environments. No specific European or North American release date has been announced yet, but for now it is scheduled to launch in Japan this summer.

'GripShift' (PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GripShift is one of the first video games for the PSP system to combine high-flying stunt driving and unique puzzle-solving action in an all-out, pedal-to-the-metal racing experience. Players will race as one of six unique characters in supped-up, customizable vehicles as they stunt their way through insane twisting levels while collecting power-ups, avoiding traps, beating the clock and challenging friends.

'Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike' (Xbox) Assaults Retail Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 2:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announces that its Xbox exclusive Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike has shipped for retail and will be available nationwide this week. Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike expands the gameplay of Ghost Recon 2 to offer players more maps, 11 new missions, weapons, single-player campaign and expanded multiplayer content.

Madden Challenge Bus Unlockable Car In 'Burnout: Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 1:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Revenge lets gamers rip through rush hour traffic and lay waste to scores of rubbernecking roadhogs in an over-the-top scene of vehicular mayhem. EA announced today that if you have Madden 06 and Burnout Revenge, the game will detect save games and unlock the Madden Challenge Bus as an unlockable car.