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'Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is an Action/Adventure title driven by both intense single and multi-player action, with background interactions (i.e., acid pits, living trees, spiked ceilings, etc.), multiple new fatalities, and action-based puzzles. Midway Games today announced that Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, has gone gold and will ship to stores on September 26th, 2005.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor, this flight combat game puts players in the middle of some of the most intense naval conflict in WWII’s Pacific Theater. Check out the new screens, or download the new video showing ingame footage...

'Rhem 2' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Previously announced for July, Got Game Entertainment today announced an October 15, 2005 release date for the North American release of RHEM 2, an intricate pure-puzzle first person adventure game, made for PC and Mac, and featuring non-linear gameplay, an immersive, non-violent story, and mind-bending puzzles.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) - 12 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world.

Midway Signs 22-Year Exclusive Agreement With 'The League'

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced exclusive licensing relationships with The League and the Players Group to develop and distribute future videogames based on the on-and-off-the-field activities that fans of The League have come to love over its 150 years of existence.

UPDATEFor people who did not realize, this is a fake press release and a spoof on EA's exclusivity frenzy

'Nights Of War Songs' (NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nights Of War Songs is an RTS game in false isometric view that gathers from the experience of all the most acclaimed PC RTS games of the last years, to deliver a new gaming experience. Instruments like a touch pad, dual screen, built in microphone support, and WiFi capabilities allow for such a game to be naturally developed on Nintendo DS.

'Jagged Alliance 3D' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jagged Alliance 3D is a classic turn-based tactical strategy with strong RPG elements. It offers well known mechanics and atmosphere of the original games, as well as the pleasure of meeting good old friends - A.I.M. mercenaries. The action now takes place in a highly interactive environment where you have a possibility to destroy almost everything.

'Civilization IV' Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Customers who pre-order Sid Meier's Civilization IV at participating retailers in North America will receive the Pre-Order Edition of the game at no additional cost. Shipping on the same day as the regular version of the game, the Sid Meier's Civilization IV Pre-Order Edition will feature: collector's packaging, a CD soundtrack of the game, a keyboard template, a tech tree map and a spiral bound version of the manual. The Pre-Order Edition will be offered through participating retailers while supplies last.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - v1.05 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2005 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. Stormregion has released the first pathc birnging your retail game to v1.05, adding new mp maps, map fixes, new chat features, unit balacing and plenty more ...

'The Star and The Crescent' Goes Gold

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

Shrapnel Games, along with simulation developer, ProSIM Company, are extremely pleased to announce that ProSIM's latest title, The Star and The Crescent, has reached gold status. It will now be whisked off to production, and should begin shipping October 5, 2005.