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'Final Fantasy XI: Treasures of Aht Urhgan' (PS2/PC) Addon Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix today lifted the veil on a new expansion pack for its MMORPG Final Fantasy XI. While details on FF XI: Treasures of Aht Urhgan were not provided, Square Enix did send details on one of the characters, the Blue Mage. Read more for the first screens ...

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault features a deeper single-player experience, a brand new fifth race – The Imperial Guard – and even more intense Dawn of War action. THQ has released a singleplayer demo for DoW: Winter Assault, featuring a tutorial, the Lorn V campaign mission, the Absolute Zero skirmish map, as well as the Army Painter feature (thanks 3DGamers).

'F.E.A.R.' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. As promised Vivendi has released the multiplayer demo for Monolith FEAR featuring two maps: DM Factory and CT Facility, and features 16-player support (thanks GameSpot). Read more for download links ...

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and Bizarre Creations today announced that the game will be fuelled by music from top-selling artists such as The Chemical Brothers and up-and-coming Indie Rock artists including Death Cab for Cutie. Totalling nine genres in all, including hard rock, alternative and indie hip hop among others, this eclectic mix of popular music keeps the heart pumping on and off the track.

'Flow: Urban Dance Uprising' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that it will publish Flow: Urban Dance Uprising, the first and only breakdancing and hip hop video game. Developed by Artificial Mind and Movement, Flow: Urban Dance Uprising will be available worldwide for holiday 2005, exclusively for the PS2.

'Bet On Soldier' - v1.2 US/UK Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter with a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, where you bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. This patch brings your German retail game to v1.2 and improvements in netcode, dedicated server, as well as some noticeable fixes in single and multiplayer. Read more for download links ...

Ten Things You Did Not Know About 'Civilization IV' Part 1 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The fourth game in the PC strategy series that has sold over five million copies, Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a bold step forward for the franchise, with spectacular new 3D graphics and all-new single and multiplayer content. Civilization IV will also set a new standard for user-modification, allowing gamers to create their own add-ons using the standard Python and XML scripting languages.

'Pinball Hall of Fame' (PSP) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced the bestselling Pinball Hall of Fame for the PSP. Featuring a compilation of 11 of Gottlieb's greatest tables recreated in a 3D environment, the Pinball Hall of Fame authentic visuals and sound effects takes players back in time to when pinball machines ruled the arcades.

'Operation Flashpoint: Elite' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Operation Flashpoint: Elite retains all the depth and immense content of the original and takes you right into the heart of a gripping Cold War conflict between NATO coalition forces and a renegade Soviet Red army faction. The game's intense campaigns and solo missions deliver deeply believable military situations and gives you complete freedom to handle any flashpoint on your own initiative.

'Fatal Inertia' (PS3) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Koei today announced plans to have their futuristic racing game Fatal Inertia ready for release when Sony's PS3 console is launched in Japan. It will be KOEI's first game for Sony's next-gen console and also one of their first titles to emerge from their brand new development studio in Canada. Fatal Inertia is scheduled for release in Spring 2006.