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'The Wall' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2005 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Leipzig Game Convention is was revealed that World Forge is not only working on the RTS Sparta Ancient Wars, but also started a brand new project, using a brand new 3D engine with fully destructible envorinment, The Wall. Read more for details and the first, impressive, screens...

'Shadow of the Colossus' (PS2) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2005 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Shadow of the Colossus, players take the role of a young man seeking the truth of an ancient tale of power hidden in a mystical land. Shadow of the Colossus is a majestic journey through ancient lands to seek out and destroy gigantic mythical beasts.

'Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2005 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take on the role of the bounty hunter John Cooper and experience in a thrilling Western story with surprising turns, how he apprehends the nasty scoundrel Dillon with the help of his friends known from the first part. Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge uses the Vision Game Engine, and the gameplay is based on its predecessor but with brand new tactical possibilities in a beautiful 3D environment.

'Tycoon City: New York' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2005 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tycoon City: New York, players become moguls by constructing and customizing hundreds of businesses and famous landmarks anywhere and anyway they want in a bustling simulation of New York City. Players must create and improve their businesses to outclass the competition, and become rich and famous in New York City.

'Marvel Nemesis: Rise Of The Imperfects' (NGC/PS2/PSP/Xbox) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2005 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of Super Heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all.

'Driver 2006' (PS2/Xbox) Officially Known As 'Driver: Parallel Lines'

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2005 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Leipzig Game Convention Atari revealed the official title of the newest game in the Driver franchise. Driver : Parallel Lines will be released on PS2 and Xbox, scheduled for March 2006. In ParallelLines Atari goes back in time as the setting for the game is late 70's, New York, where you play a young criminal named The Kid. Reflections seems to no longer be using the boat, but there will be about 80 other vehicles in the game, and you will be able to stick your gun out the window, and shoot while driving. Racing will take up 80% of the game, and the remainder are the on-foot missions & minigames. Unilke Driv3r, Parallel Lines will have various online multiplayer modes for up to 8 players.

'NBA 2K6' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2005 @ 3:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In NBA 2K6 ballers achieve NBA superstar status with the new 24/7 mode, where created players now participate in training camps, competitions and even land endorsement deals. Players elevate their game by utilizing the innovative V.I.P. System to challenge profiles of friends and other NBA 2K6 gamers across the country that match their gameplay tendencies down to the most minute detail.

'Battlefield 2' - v1.03 Patch Delayed

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 7:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

End of July, EA and DICE announced that they were working on the v1.03 patch for their FPS Battlefield 2, with a projected release date late August. As that deadline creeps closer, a community update issued earlier today points out that it will not be ready in time. " Unfortunately, as we approach the end of this month, it has become apparent that we will not meet this goal, and we wanted to keep you abreast of our progress. We are committed to making the 1.03 Update as comprehensive as possible, so while it is important to us to keep the release date, it is more important that we take the time to do this right." No new estimate was given, apart from saying it is coming.

'Night Watch' - Russian Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 6:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Night Watch is a tactical RPG, using the Silent Storm engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko and is situated in the not so distant future. Nival has released a Russian demo offering an intro and one mission (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 5:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delve deeper into the film experience through alternative viewpoints designed to immerse the player into the action and truly "feel" the tension of the adventure. Unprecedented Alternating Gameplay Battle for survival on Skull Island in first-person as Jack Driscoll AND experience the staggering power of King Kong in third-person taking on massive beasts.