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'The Matrix Online' Will Receive New Content Every Month

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WBIE & Monolith have announced that they will be releasing new content every month, starting next week, for their virtual, persistent The Matrix Online universe. Regularly scheduled live events, expanded gameplay, new missions and the constant presence of the MxO Live Events Team will bring the compelling, continuing story of The Matrix Online to life. Matrix Online picks up where The Matrix Revolutions, the third chapter in The Matrix film trilogy, leaves off.

'Battlefield 2' - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | 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.

'Tales of Legendia' (PS2) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In development for several years, Tales of Legendia will offer fantastic 3D graphics, dynamic battle scenes and an emotionally-charged storyline. Additionally, Tales of Legendia features a unique cast of characters designed by Kazuto Nakazawa, the internationally renowned Japanese artist acclaimed for his amazing animation sequences in Kill Bill: Vol. 1.

'Gungrave OverDose' (PS2) Finally Coming To Europe

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play It has confirmed the upcoming release of Gungrave OverDose. Beyond-The-Grave, our favorite undead-Mafioso-turned-almost-good-guy, is back to kick ass against the Corsione family and prevent them from using the Seed to gain control of the world.

'Dragonshard' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Fall: Last Days of Gaia is a 3D role-playing game set in a postmodern scenario that takes you to the year 2083. A global catastrophe almost wipes mankind from the face of the earth and you must survive in an inhospitable world. Already available in Germany for a while, Silver Style's Carsten Strehse announced that the English version has gone gold and will be available in the UK end of April, Russia somewhere in May, and although he indicates a North American publisher has been secured, the name and release date are not yet confirmed.

'The Regiment' (PS2/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on briefings and scenarios supplied by S.A.S. veterans, The Regiment is a tense, accurate simulation of close quarters combat. Lead four-man teams in assaults on terrorist strongholds. Rescue hostages held at gunpoint. Recreate the deadly climax to the Iranian Embassy Siege of 1980. Fight battles in Britain's corridors of power in a daring rescue at the Houses of Parliament or tackle the nightmare scenario of a terrorist takeover of a subway system.

'Pariah' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pariah focuses on a robust immersive storyline that weaves survival elements into the traditional run-and-gun style of first-person action games. Digital Extremes has released a multiplayer demo for its FPS Pariah. This demo features 3 maps (CTF, TDM and Front Line Assault), all multi-player weapons, and 3 vehicles (Dart, Wasp, Bogie). Read more for download links ...

Ubisoft Announces MMO 'The Promise'

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Beijing Pegasus Infinite Digital Culture & Media Co. Ltd. to develop Massively Multiplayer Online video games based on the upcoming Chinese fantasy movie The Promise (Wu Ji), although only scheduled for release in Asia.

'Still Life' On its Way to Retail

by Rainier on April 15, 2005 @ 8:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced Still Life has shipped to retailers across North America. Developed by awarding-winning adventure game creators, Microids, this investigative thriller is available for PC.