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New UK Publisher Signs 'Neverend' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DUSK2DAWN Interactive Limited (D2D) announced today it has signed Neverend, described as Final Fantasy meets Fable, from Slovak developer Mayhem Studios. Opening up a rich and highly detailed game world, Neverend puts the player into the boots of Agavaen, a descendant of the ancient fairies (a noble race of warriors and wizards). Neverend, which has taken its inspiration from the fabulous Final Fantasy RPG adventure games, will be released during Q3 2005.

'Dungeon Lords' Gets Delayed in the UK

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mindscape has today taken the decision to delay the release of Dungeon Lords by three weeks, to allow the development team additional time to address and polish some aspects of the gameplay. Mindscape apologises for this delay, however, as a distributor and publisher of quality leisure and games software, Mindscape feels honor bound to offering only the best titles, produced to the highest of standards, to its loyal fan and customer base. Dungeon Lords will now be available for PC on 1st July 2005.

'Nevski Titbit' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vzlab today revealed the first details of its newest 3D FPS Nevski Titbit. St. Peterburg is in ruins and the city is under alien attack, and is it up to you to take revenge. Fend off tons of enemies through 15 historically accurate levels, blast slimey creatures with over 15 weapons (and a few unlockables) and complete objectives through multiple paths, foul language included. Read more for the first screens or check the trailer.

Gamefactory Interactive's E3 2005 Lineup - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 5:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens & trailer (converted to DivX for your convenience) from Gamefactory Interactive's 2005 E3 lineup:

'Samurai Shodown V' (PS2/Xbox) Coming to Europe - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 4:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ignition Entertainment announced today that it is bringing Samurai Shodown V to Europe, scheduled for September 2005. One of the first fighting games to let gamers battle each other with weapons, the Samurai Shodown series has long been known for its innovative gameplay and authentic anime stylisation.

'Bomberman Hardball' (PS2) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fans of the Bomberman multiplayer videogame will enjoy the smooth simplicity of the original gameplay but with the enhancement of 3D graphics. New enemy characters will join the familiar ones that led to its lasting popularity. Bomberman Hardball is expected to be released throughout Europe spring 2005.

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - 51 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 3:22 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. A complement of heroes, both new and familiar, will be the players' alter egos in dozens of new missions as they attempt to lead their troops to victory.

'Bomberman DS' (NDS) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bomberman DS the intense battle action will take place on both screens of the console for a wider view of the game, with players able to access and use the menu via the Touch Screen function. Leading battles by voice input will be easy with the NDS voice recognition system and microphone: just 'SHOUT' and win your battle! Gamers can also choose between the 'standard' single-player mode and 'battle' mode where up to 8 people compete against each other via the wireless LAN feature.

Crave Signs 'Sky Dancers' (GBA) License

by Rainier on June 2, 2005 @ 2:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced the signing of the Sky Dancers license. Sky Dancers quickly became the #1 girls' toy around the world when first introduced in 1994, and was featured in McDonald's Happy Meals and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The 2005 relaunch delivers a whole new look and an animated DVD series where the characters and world of Sky Dancers come alive for a whole new generation..

'Wolfschanze 1944' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on June 1, 2005 @ 10:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wolfschanze is an FPS/TPP game that takes place in World War 2 reality and is inspired by actual events. Developer Calaris announced that it is pushing back its action game a few months, reason : "The premiere will be delayed because we want to brush up the whole material. The end of work is planned for august." Originally scheduled for June, it has been postponed until August (thanks Blues).