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Akella Gets A Little Extra Cash

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Quadriga Capital Russia and Intel Capital have invested in Akella, allowing it to extend its business into new market segments, such as network games and mobile content distribution, while also facilitating growth of the company's sales, marketing and advertising activities in Russia, the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and Eastern Europe.

'Need For Speed Most Wanted' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets. As promised, EA has released the Most Wanted demo, allowing you to try out 2 Quick Race Tracks, 3 cars, and 3 challenge tracks.

Various Game Trailers #642

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 11:12 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 :

  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - AI Trailer
  • Crazy Frog Racer - Trailer
  • Test Drive Unlimited [X360] - Trailer #3


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

'Heaven vs. Hell' Cancelled?

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 8:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Heaven vs. Hell is an RTS putting you in command in a battle over the souls of humanity and determine their eternal existence. Built around the concept of resource and force management, as well as battlefield strategy, Heaven vs. Hell features a riveting story, beautiful 3D graphics and breathtaking sound effects. According to this listing on the Wikipedia encyclopedia web site, all offices have been closed down since August (thanks GameCloud). An official statement was never released although its former CEO Will Golby is now CEO of Gamavoo, an Irish game developer.

'Sam & Max: Freelance Police' Back From The Dead?

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After LucasArts cancelled Sam & Max: Freelance Police in 2004, the game has been in limbo, until a few months ago Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell, currrently working at Pixar, has come to an agreement with Telltale Games to work on the next Sam & Max title. Telltale has launched a Sam & Max product page, and although it holds little concrete information, it does state : Will Telltale’s game be based on the cancelled Sam & Max Freelance Police game? Cancelled Sam & Max Freelance Police game? What cancelled Sam & Max Freelance Police game?"

'The Rub Rabbits!' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 2:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA today announced that they will publish The Rub Rabbits! exclusively for the Nintendo DS system. Developed by creators of Feel the Magic, SONIC TEAM The Rub Rabbits! delivers an all new "rub comedy" adventure offering innovative gameplay, quirky original music, stylized art, and many new modes and features.

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 delivers ultra-realistic course environments, allowing gamers to experience the intensity of a championship golf tournament. With greatness comes pressure, as players are put to the test of making perfect tee shots or sinking tournament-winning putts in crunch time.

'Ford Vs. Chevy' (PS2/Xbox) Races Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Global Star Software today announced the release of Ford Vs. Chevy for PS2 and Xbox. On back streets and dirt roads across America these factions of motorists have been competing to see which car truly rules the road. Now, the player will decide which brand will emerge victorious in America’s oldest motorist rivalry!

'Taito Legends 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While Taito Legends barely shipped in North America last month, Empire interactive budget lable Xplosiv already announced a sequel. Taito Legends 2 will compliment the first collection and fulfill the wishes of many retro gamers dreams with 40 additional titles including Darius Gaiden, Puzzle Bobble 2, Space Invaders DX, Elevator Action Returns, Rastan 2, Qix and many others.

'Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Arcade Treasures: Deluxe Edition consists of 28 arcade games including all of the games from Midway Arcade Treasures 2 and Midway Arcade Treasures 3. This 4-disc compilation set will be available for the suggested budget price of $19.95.