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'X³: Reunion' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

Future 'Counter-Strike: Source' Steamy Update #12

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2005 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve lastest Steam Update has a few new screens from a reworked SAS model for Counter-Strike: Source, and also brings news about the release of DOD: Source, Lost Coast, and Aftermath, all are in the final phases of development and being polished for release. One of the new features in Lost Coast, which will be ready in a few weeks, is a commentary system, where you'll be able to hear first-hand some of the background on the features and choices in Lost Coast from the team responsible for building it.

'Atomic Betty' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 6:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A mission-based game with puzzle solving elements, Atomic Betty features a three character control scheme that allows players to enjoy all of their favorite characters at once, utilizing their individual skills to save the universe.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. EA has just launched the official BF2: Modern Combat website, with all the info you wanted to know about soldiers, weapons, and vehicles, as well as wallpapers and a screensaver to download to your desktop.

'Pro Cycling Manager' - v1.3r Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Cycling Manager will have more detailed animations, an experience system, stage editor and also several multiplayer modes. Cyanide Studio has released a new patch for its cycling manager. This update brings your retail game to v1.3r and adds 4 new ladder stages, and fixes various carerr and AI bugs, etc. Read more for download links ...

'Rogue Galaxy' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 3:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rogue Galaxy, developed by Level 5, known for Dark Cloud 2, is a fantasy-themed RPG which revolves around the game's main character, Jester Rogue. Players follow Rogue as he planet-hops around space, visiting a number of planets, each with their own unique ecosystem populated by various unusual creatures.

'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) Official Website Kicks Off

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitz: The League goes behind the glitz and glamour of the game through a revolutionary campaign mode that explores the on-field violence, off-field fallout and front-office politics of professional football. Midsway has launched the official Blitz The League website, sign up for League Update newsletters over the next several weeks featuring player and coach interviews, new photos/videos from training camp and the latest news around the league as it breaks.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

'Zoo Tycoon' (NDS) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Summary: Easy to learn, hard to master! Encounter the ultimate zoo experience in Zoo Tycoon DS! Get up close and personal while collecting and caring for the world’s most popular animals in a custom zoo you create! Manage your environment properly and achieve the ultimate goal of a zoo full of happy animals and customers.

'Evil Dead Regeneration' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 42 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter an all-new Evil Dead experience, as Ash finds himself arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to Sunny Meadows, an institute for the criminally insane. Though better than the madness he escaped hidden within the woods, he quickly learns the evil has only become more malevolent.