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Climax Online Developers Form Monumental Games

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2005 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Founded by 3 key development staff from Climax Online with over 20 years experience in the creation of console and Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) Games, newly formed Monumental Games are currently working on a brand new MMO and looking for licensees for their MMO middleware called TitanAT.

'Monster Madness' (X360/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2005 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Madness is a four-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the Xbox 360 and PC. Mix local and online players as you try to survive the monsters' invasion. Each player character has unique items and affects how the story plays out. If you haven't yet, also check out our Monster Madness hands on preview...

'Prince of Persia The Two Thrones' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Developer Q&A #3

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2005 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Prince of Persia The Two Thrones takes the best features from The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and combines them with new gameplay elements such as a second playable character, an intuitive Speed Kill system, outdoor Babylon environment, chariot combat and more. With such favorite elements and major improvements, PoP The Two Thrones is poised to take the action-adventure gaming experience to a new level. Ubisoft answers a few quick questions about the chariot racing ...

'Barry Hatter' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2005 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro 3D and developer Data Design Interactive are pleased to announce the release of a brand new character from its Myth Makers franchise in the guise of Barry Hatter for Playstation2.

'SoulCalibur III' (PS2) - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 8:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SoulCalibur III offers the series' hallmarks of exhilarating sword-fighting action and profound martial arts while also delivering highly improved graphics and sound effects to create a unique gaming experience. It also features a Character Creation Mode, which allows players to create original warriors.

'Half-Life 2: Lost Coast' Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve announced today it finally plans to release Half-Life 2: Lost Coast next week. Lost Coast is a free level for everyone who owns Half-Life 2, and serves as an HDR technology demo based in an unreleased section of the "Highway 17" chapter of Half-Life 2. After Lost Coast is released, Valve says it will be working on getting some new content for both Counter-Strike: Source and Day of Defeat: Source, along with an update to the SDK, out the door.

Handleman Acquires Crave Entertainment

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 4:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Music distributor Handleman today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire multiplatform video game distributor Crave Entertainment Group. The transaction, which is expected to close in the next 45 days, is subject to regulatory approvals, the obtaining of adequate financing and other customary closing conditions.

Various Game Trailers #625

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Gears of War [X360] - X05 Trailer
  • Aeon Flux [PS2/Xbox] - Trailer #2
  • Vietcong 2 - Trailer
  • NFL Head Coach [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Trailer
  • Shadowgrounds - Trailer #2

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 3:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Law & Order: Criminal Intent, players scour the crime scenes for evidence, interview witnesses and interrogate suspects in hopes of tracking down the elusive killers. Legacy Interactive has released a playable demo allowing you to check out an intro sequence and solve one of the full game's four murder cases, playable as detective Robert Goren (thanks DemoNews). Read more for download links ...

'TrackMania PowerUp!' - TM: Original Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This patch will upgrade the Nadeo's TrackMania: Power Up! edition to the new TrackMania Original version, allowing you to experience the game with a new graphics engine, new modes, multiplayer and plenty more. Read more for download links ...