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'Infected' (PSP) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2005 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infected, under development at Planet Moon Studios, is a thrilling new run-and-gun shooter that allows players' avatars to invade opponents' PSP systems via multiplayer victories. Infected is scheduled to ship this fall and is the first release in an exclusive three game PSP deal between Majesco and Planet Moon Studios.

'Battlestrike: The Siege' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2005 @ 1:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City Interactive is working on a sequel to ita budget shooter Battlestrike: Road to Berlin. The Siege is scheduled for this release in Europe coming August and will give players another 12 new missions in which you once again will take up arms against Nazis. This time around you will not only switch between battle tanks, airplanes or act as a sniper, but also get thrown in naval battles and be positioned on ships.

Majorem Prepares For Next Round of 'Ballerium' Beta Testing

by Rainier on July 31, 2005 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Israeli developer Majorem has once again resumed development on its oft cancelled and un-cancelled RTS MMO Ballerium. Only last month did it was halted after Interplay failed to honor its obligations, and now Majorem is getting ready for the next round of betatesting (thanks Blues). Ballerium uses OPIUM technology to create a fully persistent world that is able to handle an infinite number of players. Ballerium looks to be an innovative new entry to the massively multiplayer gaming market, providing players with never before experienced levels of persistence and control.

'War World' - v1.4 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 31, 2005 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

War World is a fast paced, third person online shooter where players build and battle the ultimate mech warriors. Designed for multiplayer mayhem, War World lets players challenge other warriors online as they try to work their way up the War World rankings ladder. As players move up the ladder, they will be able to earn and purchase upgrades and enhancements for their mechs. This demo features a single player level and allows you to try out 30 mins of multiplayer, after which you can purchase a key to unlock the full game.

'The Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2005 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games proudly presents The Warriors for the PS2 and Xbox based on the 1979 Paramount Pictures cult classic movie. Developed by Rockstar Toronto, The Warriors expands the stylized cinematic journey of the film into a gritty interactive experience set in 1970s.

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' - 4 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 31, 2005 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking.

'rFactor' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2005 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Presenting rFactor, the new racing simulation series from Image Space Incorporated. After successfully creating over a dozen products in the past ten years, Image Space takes the next logical step, creating a completely new technology base and development process. This new isiMotor 2.0 environment will be the foundation on which to build exciting products for many years to come.

'Code Age Commanders' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2005 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With customizable weapons and hardcore, real time battle systems that take place on a 3D field, Square Enix's newest RPG Code Age Commanders sets the scene for action that's never been seen before. The game's character creation system allows players to customize their character's abilities, affecting their character's growth patterns by the decisions they make.

'Down In Flames' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 30, 2005 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Down In Flames focuses on tactical fighter to fighter dogfight combat in World War II. The game is turn based, and the action is resolved through a unique 'action - reaction' game mechanic that allows players to experience the feel of real life aerial dogfighting with a fast paced, easy to learn system. This demo features one campaign (Dunkirk), 4 planes, online and lan (up to 4 players), and choose from four different nationalities. This demo requires you to install Microsoft .Net Framework 1.01. Read more for details and download links ...

'Diablo II' - v1.11 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on July 30, 2005 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Almost 2 years after previous patch, Blizzard has revealed that work on on a new update for their ever popular RPG Diablo II is nearing completion. While no specific details, or release date, were revealed, they did show off some new screenshots, and a few teaser words "Great evil has returned to the world of Diablo 2. Will you answer the call to save Sanctuary? Patch 1.11 is coming...." (thanks VE3D). We will of course have the patch on our fileserver network as soon as it becomes available.