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'Battlefield 2: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 2:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The first-ever Battlefield console installment will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.

'Sparta: Ancient Wars' - Game Details & 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 2:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sparta: Ancient Wars is only the first part of a planed Ancient Wars series. Its main goal is to deliver innovative and high quality real time strategy based on historical events and timelines, and not to feature myths or legends. Based on the historical background of Spartans' high culture, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new stunning 3D engine.

Additional 'World of Warcraft' Copies Shipping In Europe

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that an additional 250,000 standard box copies of World of Warcraft, its successful massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), will be available in retail stores across Europe on 15th April. This new shipment of boxes follows the sales of more than 620,000 copies in Europe since its launch on 11th February.

'Battlefield 2' - 6 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, China, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game's 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 100 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC. Check these new screens and trailers ...

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers #471

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 6:38 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • 24: The Game - Trailer
  • Guild Wars - Trailer #5
  • Empire Earth 2 - Behind the Scenes #1 &2
  • Splinter Cell Chaos Theory - NSA Training #6

'Imperial Glory' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 1:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Imperial Glory offers an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes. Pyro Studios has released a demo on the cd cover of a Spanish gaming magazine allowing you to try out a Hannover battle (easy setting) and a Cyrenaica battle (medium setting), and some additional video footage (thanks Allied Forces Network). Read more for download links ...

'25 To Life' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos in conjunction with Highway 1 Productions, takes an unrelenting look at urban street crime in its upcoming action video game 25 To Life. 25 To Life is being developed by Avalanche Software and will be available for PS2, Xbox and PC. Read more for screens & trailer ...

'They Came From Hollywood' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

They Came From Hollywood is a real-time strategy/action game in which you take on the role of a giant B-movie monster in your own cheesy B-movie. Ravage cities while fighting off the military. Eat people. Eat cars. Punch holes in buildings, knock down billboards and kick over every newspaper stand in ten blocks.

'1944: Battle of the Bulge' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

What began with PC real-time tactical Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps and continued with D-Day is to be concluded with 1944: Battle of the Bulge. In total, there are 20 new missions, featuring battles from either side of the war. The level maps have been designed with historical accuracy in mind, and created from authentic strategic maps, geographic information and images from the battles themselves.