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Eighty Year Old Trains To Become Oldest Video Game Champion

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

She used to play poker and bridge with her 80-year-old girlfriends almost every night. Sometimes until four o’clock in the morning. And, her passion was shooting “craps” while on casino junkets. That is, until Billy Mitchell delivered a Q*bert arcade video game to her house.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 1:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, also known as Dragon Ball Z: Sparking!, is the only game to combine fighting and flying in wide open, destructible 3D environments. In the air, on the ground or under water, DBZ Budokai Tenkaichi gives players the ability to battle with unprecedented power and freedom.

'Tony Hawk's Underground 2' (PS2) Online Tournament

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

tXo is hosting the "Tourney for the Homies 3!" for Tony THUG2 on PS2 during the summer of 2005. The grand prize includes a $1,000 gift certificate, a THUG2 PS2 Cover Sheet and Tony Hawk skateboard deck both autographed by Tony Hawk, a line-up of three Activision PS2 games, a Dalek signed & numbered 18"x24" print, t-shirts from DENIED Clothing and a copy of SWINDLE Magazine.

'Scurge: Hive' (NDS/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Scurge: Hive's main character Jenosa Arma is a bounty hunter, 48 hours ago a distress signal was sent from a remote research lab studying a virulent organism identified as the "Scurge". Scientists have been studying its remarkable metamorphic and energy abilities. Jenosa Arma has been commissioned by a black-ops cell from the government to investigate and salvage any research technology from within the facility.

'Prince of Persia Kindred Blades' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blending the best features from the first two installments with the talent, vision and ingenuity of Ubisoft's development teams, Prince of Persia 3 will enliven the franchise with a vitality - and plenty of unexpected twists - that will impress and satisfy long-time fans and newcomers alike.

'Psychonauts' (PS2) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced the PS2 version of Psychonauts has gone gold and will be available in stores June 21st.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

'Supreme Ruler 2010' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First has released a demo for its Battlegoat's strategy game Supreme Ruler 2010. This demo is a fully functional version containing three scenarios and two missions; it supports Single Player and Multi Player gameplay, but does not include any “Campaigns”, and it also does not include Nuclear Weapons. Read more for download links ...

'Runaway 2' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pendulo Studios is working on a followup to last year's hit title Runaway: A Road Adventure, an adventure game with 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.

'Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King' (PS2) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on May 26, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King is the latest installment of the Dragon Quest series that has sold over 35 million units worldwide and is the first to be released for the PS2. Characters designed by Akira Toriyama are brought to life by "cel-shading," bringing gamers of all ages into a world straight out of Japanese anime. In Dragon Quest VIII, old meets new, as classic gameplay is married to sumptuous graphics, delivering the kind of sweeping adventure that only Dragon Quest games can offer. No specific release date is mentioned, but Sony Europe did confirm it is on its way