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'The Sims 2' (PSP) Gets Handy In Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today shipped The Sims 2 for the PSP handheld entertainment system to retailer shelves.

'Dance Factory' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters' PS2 exclusive Dance Factory heralds a next generation in the dance mat game genre. Get ready to groove it to any tune you want because the global dance video game phenomena is about to undergo a revolution.

'Championship Manager' (PSP) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Gusto Games, Championship Manager PSP is a fully portable version of the best known football management simulation, and also boasts a wealth of new features. Eidos today confirms Championship Manager on PSP, will be released later this week, on December 9th, 2005.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.8.4 Euro Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 8:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This v1.8.4 patch is for UK/German/French editions of the game and prepares the game for the v1.9 visual upgrade as well as adding Battleground changes, tweaks, bug fixes and new quests for Feast of Winter Veil. Read more for details and download links ...

Sony Acquires 'Killzone' Developer Guerrilla Games

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment today announced that it has acquired leading developer Guerrilla Games to further expand its development capability as part of Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS). In a strategic move to secure long term excellence in game development for current and future PlayStation platforms, the acquisition of Guerrilla has formalised the already close working relationship between SCE and the studio.

'City Life' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 2:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control. Solve traffic and pollution problems and sustain the city resources needed to keep the peace. Spend wisely to keep your town prosperous, wealthy, contented and healthy.

'Ninety-Nine Nights' (X360) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 1:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ninety-Nine Nights is a fantasy action game that mixes action game with strategy elements. You control a massive army that is challenged by hordes of enemies, in a multi-angle scenario, where you can assume the role of various characters and see the game world from totally different points of view.

'Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga' Now Available For Online Purchase

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 1:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Worlds Apart Productions are proud to announce that their hybrid board and trading card strategy game set in a sci-fi themed universe Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga is now available from the Matrix Games Online Store.

'Shattered Union' Demo In The Works

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2005 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

An updated from PopTop Software on its official website reveals a demo is coming soon. "The holidays are closing in, and we'd like to wish everyone a fun and safe holiday season. We hope that some of you will have enough time on your hands to give our new game, Shattered Union, a try. We don't have a demo for it yet, but if you keep your eyes open you should be seeing one in the not-so-distant future."

ESRB Flunks NIMF Watchdog Group Across The Board

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2005 @ 8:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) today assigned a failing grade of "F" to the National Institute for Media and Family (NIMF) for its seriously flawed Video Game Report Card released last week. The ESRB cited inaccuracies, incomplete and misleading statements, omission of material facts, and flawed research as key factors in assigning the failing grade.