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'Pacific Storm' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The furious battle of Pearl Harbor became the first in the sequence of gory sea combats. Now you can take part in all major Pacific battles of the World War II in the Pacific Storm game that is a mixture of RTS, war-game and simulator. All major and important sea battles of World War II, which took place in the Pacific Ocean, are included and you can play either for the USA or Japan. Mine the resources (money, iron and nickel ore, bauxites and oil), train various units and retaliate!

Eastern Developers Meet Western Publishers

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SN Systems today announced that it start offering a new service to improve relations between Japanese developers and western publishers. While usually Japanese game developers sell few games outside of Japan and western publishers have sold few western-developed games into Japan, SN Systems Match-Making service hopes to contribute to the increase in Japanese consumer's appetite for all things western.

Nintendo To Open 'World Store' In New York

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo is drawing up plans to open a two-story mega-complex in New York City's Rockefeller Center. The Nintendo World Store is scheduled to open this spring and will showcase the best of Nintendo.

'Armored Core: Nexus' (PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armored Core: Nexus is a giant-robot action game offering highly customizable mechanical creations, fast paced combat and a dynamic mission system. The two disc set will offer one disc (Evolution) with new game material, while disc two (Revolution) revisits Armored Core's past with graphically overhauled missions from previous titles, as well as a huge selection of player-earned secrets (music, movies, and artwork) associated with other games in the series.

'Infected' (PSP) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infected, under development at Planet Moon Studios, is a thrilling new run-and-gun shooter that allows players' avatars to invade opponents' PSP systems via multiplayer victories. Infected is scheduled to ship this fall and is the first release in an exclusive three game PSP deal between Majesco and Planet Moon Studios.

'Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance' (PS2/Xbox) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the seedy underbelly of Las Sombras, players are immersed in an urban setting ruled by a criminal underworld of power, greed and corruption. This intense, urban action game features a twisting storyline filled with betrayal, warring cartels and hard-hitting battles.

'Flashpoint Germany' - v1.02 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 6, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games released a new patch for its tactical war game, Flashpoint Germany. This update brings your retail game to v1.02 adds new AI enhancements, improved off-map counterbattery fire, expanded equipment-specific unit silhouettes, a new map rendering system and other new features.

Various Game Trailers #474

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 11:59 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 :

  • Unreal Championship 2 - Melee Trailer
  • Killer 7 - Trailer #6
  • Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie’s Revenge - Trailer #2
  • Sacred Underworld - Trailer #3

'Call of Duty: Deluxe Edition' Approaches Retail Stores

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 11:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Be ready for a double-dose of cinematic intensity and chaotic battles as Activision, Inc.’s Call of Duty: Deluxe Edition has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. The newest addition to the best-selling franchise includes the highly acclaimed Call of Duty: Game of the Year edition, Call of Duty: United Offensive, along with the original Call of Duty soundtrack and strategy guides.

'CS:S' And Source Engine Get Steamy Update #14

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 10:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding yet another update for its Counterstrike Source, enabling support for SourceTV, bug gixes, bot adjustments, and the Source Engine gets a few fixes and tweaks as well. Just restart steam for the effects to take place.