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'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 3:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. A complement of heroes, both new and familiar, will be the players' alter egos in dozens of new missions as they attempt to lead their troops to victory.

Microsoft Sues Online Retail Stores For Selling Pirated Software

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has sued four online retailers in California and Virginia for selling pirated software after having received complaints from consumers and businesses who had purchased software from those outlets.

'Worms 4: Mayhem' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 2:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Worms series recently diversified with Worms Forts Under Siege, a tactical RTS-like spin-off created for Sega. However, Worms 4: Mayhem is a return to the series' trademark gameplay and sees Team 17's core Worms design and development team regrouping for a game of explosive annelid annihilation.

Various Game Trailers #527

by Rainier on June 15, 2005 @ 11:47 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 :

  • From Russia With Love - Trailer #4
  • Soul Calibur 3 - Character Creation Trailer
  • Sudden Strike III: Arms for Victory - Trailer #2
  • Crash Tag Team Racing - E3 2005 Trailer
  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - E3 2005 B-Roll Trailer
  • The Sims 2: Nightlife - Trailer #2

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'The Island: The Earthling' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2005 @ 10:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella today announced The Island: The Earthling, a new first-person adventure quest with panoramic environments, under development at STEP Creative Group, and based based on the book "Inhabited Island" written by Strugatsky brothers. Read more for details & screens...

Vin Diesel Signs On For 'Hitman' Movie And Possibly Future Game

by Rainier on June 15, 2005 @ 7:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Actor and self proclaimed gamer Vin Diesel is said to have signed on to star as Agent 47 in the upcoming Hitman movie, in the works over at 20th Century Fox. No director has been assgined yet but the movie will be produced by Charles Gordon (Daybreak Productions, Die Hard) and Adrian Askarieh (Prime Universe Productions, Spy Hunter), with a helping hand from Eidos' Paul Baldwin. It is also rumored that Vin Diesel's game production company Tigon Studios is in talks with Eidos and IO Interactive regarding the Hitman license and might lend his voice to a future Hitman title, its release coinciding with the aforementioned movie.

'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident' - MP Authentication Fix Available NOW

by Rainier on June 15, 2005 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

HD Interactive has released a tiny registration patch for Mithis Games' real-time mission-based tactical space game Nexus: The Jupiter Incident. The authentication server of Nexus is hosted on a different IP, so for the online multiplayer portion of the game to function properly with all release versions, this registry patch must be executed. Read more for download links ...

'Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2005 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Someone has stolen the Music Keys and released the music they held. Without the Music Keys, the unstable power of the music is wreaking havoc on the land. Mario must recover them before the chaos destroys the entire Mushroom Kingdom! The path to the keys is simple: Left, Right, Up, Down, Right, Down...

'True Crime 2' (PS2/Xbox) Guess The City Contest - Trailer #3

by Rainier on June 15, 2005 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

During E3 Activision started a Guess The City Contest for the public to try and find out (ends 11:59 p.m. PT on June 16, 2005) which location its True Crime sequel will take place. Giving away a brand new Chrysler 300 to the lucky winner, Activision has released a new trailer showing off some ingame footage, as well as giving a few hints. Read more to check out some screens showing off the new wheels, or download the trailer and get lucky!

'Preyground' Now Known As 'Shadowgrounds' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 15, 2005 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frozenbyte announced today the renaming of its upcoming PC action game Preyground to Shadowgrounds. An adrenaline-pumping action game developed in the Finnish woods in secrecy for almost two years, Shadowgrounds strikes from the darkness with a flash of light in Q3 2005. The game features upgradeable weapons, lighting based gameplay and an epic storyline with strong characters.