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'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Battle for Middle-earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses. Check these 6 new screens ...

'Madden NFL 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Soundtrack Unveiled

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today unveiled the highly-anticipated soundtrack for Madden NFL 2005. Featuring an all-star line-up of emerging rock and hip-hop artists, the world’s best-selling football videogame will once again shape the sound of the 2005 football season. The in-game soundtrack features 21 groundbreaking new songs that will rock the music scene this fall. Read more for details ...

'Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders is Microsoft's new Xbox action-strategy game, in development by Phantagram, and is heading to retail shelves in fall 2004. The first Xbox Live-enabled action-strategy game to blend large-scale strategic battles with fast and fierce hand-to-hand combat, Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders takes players to the forefront of an epic battleground. Read more for new screens ...

'Saga of Ryzom' Opens Beta To The Public

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Special weekend event! The Saga of Ryzom will be available to the public from Thursday, July 1st to early Monday, July 5th. You just need a community account and the Beta Client (1 GB) to access our server and play the game - and the Tryker civilization will be available! The Open Week-end event will begin at 1700 CET, the hour at which the game servers will allow you access to the Tryker territories! Get more details on the official Saga Of Ryzom website...

'Tekken 5' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Four King of Iron Fist Tournaments fought. Twenty-three million units sold worldwide. Ten years past since Tekken first made history. In 2005, the landmark series returns to revolutionize console fighting one more time. Not much official information available, so read more for some new screens...

'Silent Hunter III' - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Silent Hunter III' will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.

'Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released a demo for Metropolis Software's upcoming tactical shooter Gorky Zero. The demo is in German, but since its a shooter non-German people should manage just fine (and be somewhat less confusing than previous Polish demo), features a virtual training level and one full mission (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Guilty Gear XX #Reload' - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we reported that Sammy's popular 2D fighting game Guilty Gear XX #Reload is headed for the PC, ported by Japan's Media Kite, and today we have the first screens to prove it. Guilty Gear XX #Reload is an updated version of Guilty Gear XX and besides game balance adjustments, it will also feature a new character Robo-Ky, gallery mode, story mode and alternate character versions. No release date or Euro/US distributor has been announced yet. Read more for the first screens ...

'Madden NFL 2005' - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New defensive tools allow you to make more plays and be in on all of the action. The all-new Hit Stick lets you lay the big hit to turn the momentum of the game in your favor. With the new Storyline Central, you get the inside scoop around the league from radio host Tony Bruno, along with local and national newspapers, to help you make critical franchise decisions. With groundbreaking graphics that capture the real stadium experience, Madden NFL 2005 continues its 15-year tradition of innovation in video game football.

'Chronicles Of Riddick' Coming To The PC

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days ago we had a story up about the possibility of StarBreeze/Vivendi bringing Riddick to the PC, today there is confirmation that this is not only true, but that StarBreeze/Vivendi are considering "multiple" sequels. Execs at publisher Vivendi Universal Games are so pleased, they already have a PC version timed for release with the DVD around the holidays and are strongly considering sequels.