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'FIFA 06' (ALL) - 29 Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 4:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA 06 returns to field with more teams, better graphics, and improved gameplay. Utilize improved formations to create the perfect attack with the world's greatest players. FIFA 06 brings the total football experience to your fingertips. It delivers a combination of attacking gameplay, complete customisation, pure authenticity and the deepest manager mode ever.

'Jak X: Combat Racing' (PS2) - 30 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jak X: Combat Racing, created exclusively for the PS2 by Naughty Dog, introduces head-to-head car combat and incorporating both multiplayer and online functionality to deliver a refreshingly new experience to fans of both the Jak and Daxter series and car combat gameplay.

'Championship Manager' Coming to PSP

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces a Sony PSP version of Championship Manager. 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.

'The Movies Online' Community Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lionhead Studios and Activision announced today The Movies Online, a community website where aspiring moviemakers can upload and share their motion pictures created with The Movies on the internet! The site will launch a virtual film festival for aspiring film-makers when the game ships this fall. Members of the site will also find a host of competitions, Awards Ceremonies, a Prop Shop and additional downloads that will help extend their gaming experience with The Movies.

'Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None' Developer Interview

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

While the storyline of Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None follows 10 strangers who are invited to a lavish island only to be accused of murder, players assume the role of a new 11th character, Patrick Narracott the boatman who takes guests to the island. The player must reveal the killer before becoming a victim. Dreamcatcher sends out a pre-canned Q&A with AWE Games' Project Director Scott Nixon.

'SOCOM III: U.S. Navy SEALs' (PS2) - 66 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOCOM 3, developed by Zipper Interactive, captures the reality of modern day warfare, and features three Areas of Operation: Southern Asia, Northern Africa and Eastern Europe and is packed with over 10 missions, over 30 new weapons, larger maps, improved AI, allow you to drive/operate vehicles and you can now also go for a swim.

Manifesto Games New Publisher Formed

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game industry veterans Greg Costikyan and Johnny Wilson announced today that they are joining forces to launch Manifesto Games, a new venture to build a strong and viable independent game industry. Its site will offer independently-developed games for sale via direct download, games that the retail channel doesn't think worth carrying.

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - Demo Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2005 @ 9:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has announced that tomorrow at 3PM EST (noon PST) it will release a singleplayer demo for its freshly launched Dawn of War expansion pack Winter Assault. Specific details as to its contents was not revealed. We will have it on our fileserver network at the aforementioned time, so keep an eye out.

'PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2005 @ 9:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce that the exciting new sports simulation, PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition, has gone gold and is expected to be released next week. PureSim Baseball 2005 Gold Edition is the ultimate baseball fan's toy, with support for both casual and hardcore baseball fans and the ability to play out any season in baseball history.

'Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-rabbit' (PS2/XBox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2005 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today shipped the official video game based on DreamWorks upcoming movie, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-rabbit for the PS2 & Xbox. With free-roaming environments, inventive action, clever gadgets, and humorous visuals, the game reproduces the distinctive look of the film and emulates the zany world of Wallace and Gromit.