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'Armored Core 4' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From Software's Armored Core 4 will allow players can create their own original mech by switching components such as the head, arms, and legs of the mech's body, with a few hundred components to choose from, including changing its color to give it an exclusive looks. By accepting and usccessfully completing missions, the player can purchase even more powerful parts to make his mech stronger. AC4 is currently scheduled for summer 2006.

'The Saga of Ryzom' Episode 2 Launches

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 3:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nevrax Paris announced today the launching of Episode 2 of The Saga of Ryzom's epic storyline and the coming introduction of PayByCash, with non-credit card payment options for Ryzom players.

'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 5 Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'Magna Carta 2' (X360) Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Banpresto announced today that it is co-developing Magna Carta 2 with Korean studio SoftMax, its second title for the Xbox 360, tentatively scheduled for 2007. Magna Carta was originally released on PC in 2002, recently ported to PS2 and scheduled to be released in North America (Atlus) & Europe (Codemasters) later this year, with another PSP edition announced only days ago. Magna Carta is a fantasy RPG in which you play the role of Calintz, the leader of an elite military unit, the Tears of Blood, who vows revenge on those who destroyed his land.

'Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Crossed Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive today announces that the third person action adventure title Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico has shipped to stores and is now available in North America. Developed by Deadline Games, the game was created for the PS2, Xbox and PC.

'Final Fantasy XI: Treasures of Aht Urhgan' (PS2/PC) Addon Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix today lifted the veil on a new expansion pack for its MMORPG Final Fantasy XI. While details on FF XI: Treasures of Aht Urhgan were not provided, Square Enix did send details on one of the characters, the Blue Mage. Read more for the first screens ...

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault features a deeper single-player experience, a brand new fifth race – The Imperial Guard – and even more intense Dawn of War action. THQ has released a singleplayer demo for DoW: Winter Assault, featuring a tutorial, the Lorn V campaign mission, the Absolute Zero skirmish map, as well as the Army Painter feature (thanks 3DGamers).

'F.E.A.R.' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. As promised Vivendi has released the multiplayer demo for Monolith FEAR featuring two maps: DM Factory and CT Facility, and features 16-player support (thanks GameSpot). Read more for download links ...

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and Bizarre Creations today announced that the game will be fuelled by music from top-selling artists such as The Chemical Brothers and up-and-coming Indie Rock artists including Death Cab for Cutie. Totalling nine genres in all, including hard rock, alternative and indie hip hop among others, this eclectic mix of popular music keeps the heart pumping on and off the track.

'Flow: Urban Dance Uprising' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that it will publish Flow: Urban Dance Uprising, the first and only breakdancing and hip hop video game. Developed by Artificial Mind and Movement, Flow: Urban Dance Uprising will be available worldwide for holiday 2005, exclusively for the PS2.