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Namco Brings 'Sniper Elite' (PS2/Xbox/PC) To North America - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today announced it has signed Rebellion's realistic World War II sniper simulation Sniper Elite for North America. The game plunges players behind enemy lines on an undercover mission to divert Atomic weapon research from the advancing Soviet Army. Featuring authentic sniping mechanics and four offline and online game modes, "Sniper Elite" will be available on the PS2, Xbox and PC in the Q5 of 2005.

'Age of Empires: The Age of Kings' (NDS) Announced - Facts & Features

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco and Digital Eclipse introduce Age of Empires: The Age of Kings for Nintendo DS, scheduled for release this holiday. The standard-bearer for real-time strategy games on the Windows platform, Ensemble Studios' Age of Empires property has sold more than 16 million copies worldwide. Read more for details ...

Buena Vista Games Signs 'Turok' License

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games announced today that Classic Media, Inc. has awarded BVG the video game publishing rights to the comicbook property, Turok. The new Turok games will target the core gamer audience and will be developed by BVG's new Vancouver studio, Propaganda Games, and are scheduled for multiple console and handheld game platforms, including the next generation successors.

'Ghost Wars' Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games today announced it has signed Ghost Wars a new Real-Time Strategy game for its ever-growing portfolio of brands and franchises. Developed by Digital Reality Ghost Wars is scheduled for release on PC in early 2006.

'7 Sins' (PS2/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

7 Sins is an action-oriented life simulation that immerses mature players in a world of celebrity and greed, where the right relationship can help you claw your way up the career and social ladder. In a game universe where fame and fortune are all that really matter, players charm, finagle, fib, and finesse their way through seven campaigns and over 60 non-linear missions in hopes of reaching the top.

SEGA's E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced its lineup of entertainment titles for E3 2005. SEGA will feature titles developed for a broad base of home and handheld platforms including PS2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, NDS, PSP, PC and X360. New titles like Fill Auto, Condemned: Criminal Origins, Phantasy Star Online, Condemned, Sonic, Virtua Tennis, Spartan Total Warrior and several others ...

'Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End' (ALL) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed in its E3 lineup the other day, Hip Games today announce the signing of Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End, a third-person survival horror game based on the works of revered author H.P. Lovecraft. Developed by Headfirst Productions, the game opens in a contemporary setting deeply entrenched in the perverse world of Cthulhu mythos. In a unique twist to the horror genre, "Destiny's End" will require the player to control two different characters that are dependant on each other for survival.

'Frame City Killer' (X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Well that did not take too long. As we revealed last night, Namco today officially announced Frame City Killer, a next-generation action game for the Xbox 360. Featuring astoundingly detailed graphics powered by the Unreal Engine 3 and immersive, non-linear gameplay, Frame City Killer is set to deliver an intense gaming experience this holiday season in North America and Europe.

2KGames Announces 'Zathura' (PS2/XBox) Movie Deal

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games announced today an exclusive licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to publish and distribute a video game based on Columbia Pictures' upcoming film Zathura.

'Forza Motorsport' (Xbox) Crosses European Finish Line

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forza Motorsport allows gamers to own, collect and transform their own personalised fleet of speed machines from an unprecedented lineup of more than 230 cars made by over 60 top manufacturers. Forza Motorsport is now available for a suggested retail price of £39.99.