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'Digimon World 4' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on March 18, 2005 @ 12:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bandai Games announced today that Digimon World 4 will ship on May 31, 2005. Available for the PS2, GameCube and the Xbox, Digimon World 4 is the latest installment in the hit Digimon World series. As a special bonus, an exclusive limited-edition trading card from the Digimon Collectible Card Game that features Dorumon, a prototype Digimon who makes his North American debut in the game, will be inserted into specially marked packages.

'Perimeter: Emperor's Testament' - 43 New Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2005 @ 12:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter: Emperor's Testament will feature all new & updated graphics, tons of new units and structures, a new soundtrack by the St. Petersburg Orchestra, and a total of 25 new missions. Perimeter: Emperor's Testament is scheduled for release in Russia Q1 2005. Read more for new screens ...

'T-72: Balkans On Fire!' - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2005 @ 12:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

T-72: Balkans on fire! is a groundbreaking new Tank simulation by Russian game developers IDDK/Crazy House. Set in the violent period of civil wars in Yugoslavia from 1991 to 1995, it puts the player as a Russian volunteer tank commander right into the turret of some of the best tanks the Russians built ­ the T-72B, the T-55A and the T-34-85.

'X²: The Return' Cancelled And 'X³: Reunion' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2005 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EGOSOFT today announces the beginning of a new era for the X series of space combat/trading games. The planned expansion for the award winning PC title, X²: The Threat known as X²: The Return has been cancelled. The essence of the expansion pack has been used to give birth to the next generation of X game, in the form of X³: Reunion, the first multi format product, set in the X universe. Read more for details and screens ...

'Vietcong Red Dawn' Free Addon Coming - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 17, 2005 @ 3:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vietcong Red Dawn is a new official add-on for Vietcong. The add-on was released throughout the UK with the cover DVD of the latest PC Gamer issue, and will furthermore be released with gaming magazines in other countries. The addon contains a new Vietcong cooperative campaign, new multiplayer maps, one new single player mission, AI bots for the multiplayer mode, and completely new theme music. Vietcong Red Dawn will be available for free download from the 25th of March 2005. Read more for some new screens and trailer showing off the new addon ...

'NBA Ballers' (PS2) Joins 'Greatest Hits' Collection

by Rainier on March 17, 2005 @ 3:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games today announced that its highly acclaimed, NBA lifestyle basketball title, NBA Ballers, has been added to Sony Computer Entertainment America's (SCEA) "Greatest Hits" collection, just eleven months after its release. NBA Ballers, developed by Midway studios in Chicago, is now available for the suggested retail price of $19.99 at U.S. retail outlets nationwide.

'Spider-Man 2' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 17, 2005 @ 2:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As Spider-Man, players must master new combo moves as they protect the city of Manhattan from the nefarious Doc Ock and other classic Marvel villains by swinging, jumping and wall-crawling through 19 new levels that extend beyond the film. Featuring an unprecedented depth of gameplay, players experience original storylines and battle through graphically rich 3D environments.

'Vietcong Purple Haze' (XBox) Gets Downloadable Content - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2005 @ 1:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon has announced that owners of the Vietcong Purple Haze Xbox edition will be able to download a new free multiplayer map pack from the Xbox Live service later today. Vietcong In Country features two new multiplayer maps entitled "Radio Relay" and "The Bridge", which both contain the "assault team game (ATG)", "capture the flag (CTF)", "deathmatch (DM)", "team deathmatch (TDM)" and "real war (RW)" game types, whereas the "Radio Relay" multiplayer map includes the "cooperative (COOP)" game type as an addition. Read more for some screens ...

'Metal Combat' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Metal Combat plans to re-invent the Fighting game genre with physics-based environments and characters, enabling fights with realistic reactions to every blow and destructible environments. The game is scheduled for release later this year for the PC and in the arcade by Solar Studios.

'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident' Warps Into Retail

by Rainier on March 17, 2005 @ 12:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced that Nexus: The Jupiter Incident is now available. Developed by Mithis Entertainment and published by HD Interactive, Nexus: The Jupiter Incident is a real-time mission-based tactical space game featuring spectacular real-time battles with breathtaking motion picture quality. Players will focus on tactics and action as they control up to 10 battleships encountering aliens, unknown solar systems and other phenomena in the struggle to save Earth.