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'25 To Life' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos in conjunction with Highway 1 Productions, takes an unrelenting look at urban street crime in its upcoming action video game 25 To Life. 25 To Life is being developed by Avalanche Software and will be available for PS2, Xbox and PC. Read more for new screens..

'Brothers in Arms' Gets Multiplayer DeathMatch

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 4:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gearbox Software's community manager Allison "ennui" Berryman sends word that one of their developers has been working on a DM/TDM mod for BiA (both titles), which he has released to the community. One of the most requested gameplay modes for BiA was a traditional deathmatch, and Jeffrey Broome spent his time developing one to invigorate the multiplayer aspect of the game. You can get more info, source code and the actual mods over here ...

'World Racing 2' - v1.3.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 1:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World Racing 2 will put the fun of driving at centre stage and offer optimised arcade racing characteristics, rich and varied range of mission modes, lively scenarios, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars. Synetic has released the first patch its racing game bringing your retail game to v1.3.3 which fixes a ForceFeedback issue, scalable AI, a few multiplayer and gameplay tweaks.

'Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 1:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams is situated in 1598 and will have several new features and additions over previous titles, such as a new camera system, updated graphics and optimized gameplay mechanics.

Official 'TOCA Race Driver 3' Demo Coming Soon

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 11:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The TOCA Race Driver 3 demo released last month wasn't really the official version, more of a promo deal for Honda. Codemasters revealed today that an expanded demo will be released later this month and will feature three tracks, with a choice of three cars, and three series (DTM, V8 and the new Baja Offroad Racing). We will, of course, have it on our fileserver network as soon as it's available.

'Final Fight: Streetwise' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set within Capcom's Final Fight universe, this mission-based action game calls for players to use their street smarts and powerful fighting skills to survive the back alleys of Metro City. Classic Capcom fighting action, expansive 3D environments, and diverse gameplay await those when Final Fight: Streetwise is released this winter.

'Quake 4' Seismic Showdown Tournament

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpot will be hosting the QUAKE 4 Seismic Showdown tournament on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 15 and 16 where gamers will have the chance to compete for $2000 in cash prizes, with the top winner taking home up to $1000. In the contest, 64 players will battle against each other in a series of single elimination 1-on-1 Deathmatch games where fraggers’ will need to defeat every opponent in order to move on to the next round.

'Innocent Life' (PSP) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest title in the Harvest Moon RPG franchise is coming to the PSP under the name of Innocent Life. Developed by Arte Piazza, Innocent Life changes setting from a rural environment to a more sci-fi surrounding. The game takes place on a small island in the near future, and as before you will be growing flowers and vegetables. You no longer play as a human, but a humanoid robot, created by his scientist father Dr. Hope.

'Diplomacy' - v1.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in early 20th century Europe, this PC adaptation brings the power struggles of seven mighty nations to life like never before. Its abstracted and simple gameplay puts the focus on the need for shrewd negotiations and overall strategy. Paradox has released the first patch bringing your retail game to v1.3 adding some new features, imporving the interface and fixes a few bugs.

Ubisoft's Q1 2006 Release Schedule Reveals New Titles

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2005 @ 8:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released its Q1 2006 financial results, which reports an overall increase of 20%. More importantly, the January-March 2006 release schedule was included, which sheds light on quite a few new titles. For starters, Brothers in Arms is coming to the PSP, Blazing Angels gets an X360 edition, 187: Ride or Die is getting a PSP version under the name of Street Riders, Splinter Cell Essentials has been confirmed, and it seems that Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter is no longer coming to the Gamecube. Read more for the full list.