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'Tales of the Abyss' (PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco is still pluggin away at Tales of Legendia, and the next installment in the Tales of RPG series has already been revealed. Luke is the lone son of a noble family who lost his memories when he was a kid during an invasion by an enemy country. He grew up spoiled and naive and has learned how to use a sword as a hobby. Tia lost her parents and has been raised as a warrior and priestess of the Lorelai religion, and uses a mysterious form of ancient power called Seventh Sound.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

Various Game Trailers #564

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 7:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • Legion Arena - Intro Movie
  • Peter Jackson's King Kong - Trailer
  • Inayusha Feudal Combat [PS2] - Trailer
  • Gears of War [X360] - E3 2005 Super HD Trailer
  • Dawn of War: Winter Assault - Trailer #3
  • The Settlers V: Heritage of Kings - Legends - Trailer

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

'Ultimate Spider-Man' (ALL) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dive into an immersive adventure as you experience a living comic-book illustrated with 3D Comic Inking Technology. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled in one video game.

'Myst V: End of Ages' Gets Limited Edition

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft unveiled a limited DVD edition of Myst V: End of Ages for the PC and Mac available for the game's September launch.

U.K. Not A Safe Haven For Piracy

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 7:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An unemployed husband and wife piracy and counterfeiting outfit has been imprisoned for a combined total of 27 months after being convicted for copying and selling pirated games, music and film discs whilst falsely claiming benefits.

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed. Check the freshly launched Cold War website, or read more for new screens ...

'Counter-Strike Source' And 'Source Engine' Get Steamy Update #24

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for Counter-Strike Source, and the Source Engine, mainly addressing various bugs and explots. Read more for details, or just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Supreme Commander' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Gas Powered Games for its RTS game Supreme Commander. Chris Taylor is known for his work with Total Annihilation under Cave Dog, and Supreme Commander will mark his return to a genre that he helped popularize.

Midway Cans 'Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows' PC Edition

by Rainier on Aug. 4, 2005 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seven Sorrows is the fusion of fantasy fighting action with the strategy of user-friendly RPG elements , providing gamers a deep, engaging gameplay experience complete with solo play, co-op and an online community. The new fighting system allows for easy pick-up-and-play while simultaneously offering deeper choices for more advanced players. Midway confirmed that the PC version is no longer in development, while the console editions are still on track for winter release (thanks 3DGamers).