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'Worms 4: Mayhem' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 2:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Worms series recently diversified with Worms Forts Under Siege, a tactical RTS-like spin-off created for Sega. However, Worms 4: Mayhem is a return to the series' trademark gameplay and sees Team 17's core Worms design and development team regrouping for a game of explosive annelid annihilation.

'Nanostray' (NDS) Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced today Nanostray will ship to stores July 19. A 3D sci-fi shooter developed by Shin’en, Nanostray boasts a wide array of weapons, un-lockable features and game modes, as well as an online ranking system that tracks the game’s top players. Nanostray’s touch screen features will allow players to track enemy movement via interactive radar and manage the various weapons and other special pick ups.

'Dark Age of Camelot' Guild Improvements Patch

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today released a guild improvements patch for Dark Age of Camelot. The game's latest update introduces a comprehensive new guild management system, and two features unique in the MMO genre, a guild dues system and guild banners and trophies.

'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitz: The League exposes the harsh realism and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league. Blitz: The League is being developed by Midway's Chicago in collaboration with a writer from ESPN's controversial "Playmakers" TV series. 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.

House of Flying Daggers Choreographer Joins 'Dungeon Siege' Movie

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brightlight Pictures producer Shawn Williamson announced today that director and choreographer Tony Ching, best known for his work on House of Flying Daggers and Hero, has signed on to helm the action sequences for Uwe Boll's Dungeon Siege adaptation.

'F.E.A.R' - Release Date Moved Forward

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi has updated its F.E.A.R. product page reflecting a change in release date for Monolith's upcoming FPS. Originally scheduled for fall 2005, it has now been moved forward and is tentatively planned for summer 2005. An unidentified paramilitary force infiltrates a multi-billion dollar aerospace compound, the government responds by sending in Special Forces, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications. When the interference subsides moments later, the team has been literally torn apart. Your mission is simple: Eliminate the intruders at any cost. Determine the origin of the signal. And contain this crisis before it spirals out of control.

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking. A set of recently released screens and new 'Flirt' trailer...

'Anarchy Online' Celebrates Its Four Year Anniversary

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

On the 27th of June Anarchy Online will celebrate it's fourth year of being, and the weekend of the 25th and 26th the celebration of this special anniversary will be marked with a series of events and prizes, including brand new graphics cards, sound cards, T-Shirts and various other accessories and goodies!

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for consoles in September 2005.

'War World' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War World is a fast paced, third person online shooter where players build and battle the ultimate mech warriors. Designed for multiplayer mayhem, War World lets players challenge other warriors online as they try to work their way up the War World rankings ladder. As players move up the ladder, they will be able to earn and purchase upgrades and enhancements for their mechs. War World will also offer several single player modes, 3D arcade style games, where players can upload their scores to the web site for bragging rights.