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'The Con' (PSP) Cheats Its Way Into Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the release of its PSP exclusive The Con, an innovative 3D fighting game that combines the excitement of underground fighting with the intrigue of high- stakes gambling.

'Starship Troopers' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Strangelite Studio, the game is based on the Starship Troopers movie in which you will take the role of an elite 'special forces' trooper in the Mobile Infantry spearheading the assault against thousands of intelligent enemy bugs, emulating the best scenes from the movie and a whole lot more! Empire announced today that Starship Troopers went gold and is expected to ship in Europe Oct. 28.

'Sniper Elite' (PS2/Xbox) Takes Aim In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that their World War II sniping simulation Sniper Elite has shipped to retail stores for the PS2 and Xbox. Position yourself behind enemy lines on a top-secret mission to prevent the advancing Soviet army from obtaining valuable nuclear intelligence from war-torn Berlin in this realistic sniper game.

'Field Commander' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Field Commander is the first military turn-based strategy game for PSP offering engaging, challenging skill based warfare in a realistic military setting. Read more for new screens ...

'Fable: The Lost Chapters' (Xbox) Finds Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the mystical land of Albion as never before in Fable: The Lost Chapters, shipping to stores today as a Platinum Hits title for Xbox. Fable: The Lost Chapters takes players on a legendary role-playing adventure where their every action will determine the future of the land and craft their destiny.

'Age of Empires III' Now In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Empires III, the stunning real-time strategy game from Microsoft and Ensemble Studios, is now available in North America in two versions: standard and Collector’s Edition. Age of Empires III raises the bar for strategy games with unprecedented graphic detail, incredible new features like the Home City and more realistic destruction with real-time physics modeling.

'Faces of War' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that it will publish Faces of War (previously known as Outfront II), a World War II squad-based, RTS game developed by Best Way, the people behind Soldiers: Heroes of World War II.

'Quake IV' Shakes It Up At Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Global Defense Force has been given the green light to invade the Strogg home planet as id Software and Activision announced today that Quake IV for the PC has shipped. Quake IV enlists gamers in the role of Matthew Kane, a member of the legendary Rhino Squad, to penetrate deep into the heart of the Strogg war machine and engage in a series of heroic missions to destroy the barbaric alien race.

'Looney Tunes Double Pack' (GBA) Goes Crazy In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, and other favorites from the Looney Tunes gang are hitting the GBA, as Majesco today ships Looney Tunes Double Pack. This latest addition to Majesco’s Game Boy Advance Double Pack library features two zany new games, Acme Antics and Dizzy Driving.

'Dragon Ball Z Budokai: Tenkaichi' (PS2) Animates Retail Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced that Dragon Ball Z Budokai: Tenkaichi has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. DBZ Budokai: Tenkaichi gives players the "super-hero" experience of huge battles and high-speed flight with its fully interactive recreation of the Dragon Ball Z universe where fighting is possible in the air, on the ground or even underwater.