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Nyko's Summer Portable Revolution Contest

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 10:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nyko Technologies is launching their Summer Portable Revolution Contest which will shower a lucky fan with a dream outfit of portable audio, video and game gear. Just in time for the summer, gamers, music fanatics and gadget lovers alike will get their chance to win a bundle of portable entertainment products, including a grand prize package which features both an Apple iPod Photo and a Sony PSP, as well as games, iTunes downloads and tons of Nyko accessories including the Theater Experience for PSP.

'Volkswagen Golf Racer' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Volkswagen Golf Racer is an official racing game about the legendary European Volkswagen Golf series. The game features over 15 models from all 5 series, including the classic GTI from 1975, GTI Kit Cars, the latest Golf V GTI from 2004 and a collection of bonus cars like: The New Beatle, The Samba and the latest concept cars.

Bioware Releases 'NwN: Pirates of the Sword Coast' Module

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare is excited to announce that its latest Premium Neverwinter Nights Module is now for sale at the BioWare Online Store! Neverwinter Nights: Pirates of the Sword Coast takes players on a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas in one of the most popular regions in the Forgotten Realms. Play the module by yourself or with friends, and experience new level art, new creatures, and the biggest Premium Neverwinter Nights Module yet with 8-12 hours of gameplay. It's a great value at just $9.99 USD.

Rockstar Games' Upload Online Media Awards Contest

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is proud to announce the return of ROCKSTAR GAMES UPLOAD, the digital media awards program that recognizes and celebrates the creative endeavors of the online community in the categories of Short Subject Film, Deejay Mix, Short Fiction and Multimedia Design.

'GripShift' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GripShift is one of the first video games for the PSP system to combine high-flying stunt driving and unique puzzle-solving action in an all-out, pedal-to-the-metal racing experience. Players will race as one of six unique characters in supped-up, customizable vehicles as they stunt their way through insane twisting levels while collecting power-ups, avoiding traps, beating the clock and challenging friends.

'Battlefield 2' Editor Release Delayed

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 4:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a community update earlier today EA and DICE disappointed plenty of people in the mod community when they announced that the first Beta version of the Battlefield 2 Editor will not be released as scheduled. Due to some unresolved issues the Open Beta Editor has been postponed until the end of June.

'AND 1 Streetball' (PS2/Xbox) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With unprecedented depth, freedom and control, AND 1 Streetball features the entire roster of sensational AND 1 Mix Tape Tour players such as AO, The Professor, Spyda and Pharmacist – each with their signature moves and look. AND 1 Streetball also gives you the power to create your own player and your own moves – so YOU can become the next streetball phenomenon.

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PGR 3 creates the ultimate roster of the hottest supercars in existence, introduces them to the high-definition era, and drops them into a completely new gaming world, where style rules the road. Racers define and create individually customized gameplay, and can race each other — on or offline. Microsoft has just launched the official PGR3 website, so head on over there (thanks, or read more to check some new screens...

'Crusty Demons' (PS2/Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crusty Demons combines the freeform tricking, high-octane stunt mayhem and bone breaking crashes in this free roaming world. It breaks new ground by rewarding players to engineer spectacular crashes and inflict massive injuries and pain to their rider.

'SpellForce 2' - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SpellForce 2, the player takes over the role of the avatar, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also experiences strategic challenges while leading armies as in an RTS - therefore offering a complete synthesis of both genres in a perfect blend.