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'Boktai 3' (GBA) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 12:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there has not been any official announcement yet for Europe or North America, Konami's action/rpg Boktai 3 is scheduled for release in Japan on July 28, 2005. Until there are more details, check these new screens ...

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkwatch is an original FPS combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

'Flipnic: Ultimate Pinball' (PS2) Flips Into Retail Stores

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today released Flipnic: Ultimate Pinball for the PS2. Forget all you think you know about pinball – it’s not just about flippers and bumpers anymore!

'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles, Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood promises to lead the way this holiday season.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.6.0 US Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This update is currently only for North American and Australian editions of the game, adds a new high-level Blackwing Lair dungeon, new Darkmoon Faire, Battlemasters feature, and a slew of gameplay adjustments, bug fixes and other goodies. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Hip Interactive Europe Still Alive & Kicking

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Interactive Europe will pursue its activities as a publisher, a distributor as well as a peripheral provider. Hip Interactive Europe confirms the upcoming releases, end of September, of its line-up with titles such as Rugby Challenge 2006, Garfield "Saving Arlene" as well as its exciting line of accessories for all consoles including the Sony PSP handheld. Hip Interactive Europe is home to a number of high profile games such as George A. Romero's City of the Dead, Ghost Wars, and Call of Cthulhu Destiny's End, which will be released as expected in 2006.

2K Sports Signs 'Top Spin' (PS2) Cover Athletes

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced today that international tennis champions Roger Federer, the reigning Wimbledon champion and #1 ranked men's player and Maria Sharapova, the #2 ranked women's tennis player in the world will be the official spokespersons and cover athletes for Top Spin on the PS2.

'NCAA Football 06' (PS2/Xbox) Kicks Off In Stores

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that NCAA Football 06, the newest iteration of EA SPORTS best-selling college football video game franchise, is now available in stores nationwide. NCAA Football 06 has the exclusive license for college football videogames, and is the only game to feature actual teams, stadiums and schools.

Atari and Activision Ink Licensing Agreement for Atari Flashback 2

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Activision to include Pitfall! and River Raid in Atari's forthcoming Atari Flashback 2. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Atari's first home game console, PONG, Atari Flashback 2 features more than 40 classic games, including arcade classics, previously unreleased titles from the Atari vault and rare homebrew games created by fans and supporters of Atari's early console models.

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Demos Coming Soon

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple viewpoints, Indigo Prophecy allows players' actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience. Through motion picture techniques such as actor direction, multi-camera views, motion tracking and a contextual music score, players find themselves intimately immersed in the game. "PC demos will also be unleashed in different languages in selected magazines this September, later via Internet."