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'Shaman King: Master of Spirits 2' (GBA) Emerges In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami America today shipped Shaman King: Master of Spirits 2 for the GBA. The game is based on the popular anime franchise, delivering an all-new exciting, action-packed RPG, where players continue their quest to become the next Shaman King.

Play 'Battlefield 2' And Get a Chance To Win $20,000

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames invites gamers from around the globe to join its four-month Battlefield 2 national competition, with prizes worth more than $20,000. Every Sunday and Monday night from at 4 pm / 7 pm PST, between NOW and Oct. 23. Players and entire teams can join at any time, though. Read more for details on how to sign up ...

'The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

VUGames announced today that the exclusive pre-sell for The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction is now available at major retailers nationwide. Hulk fans and core gamers will receive a free limited edition reprint of Marvel's original The Incredible Hulk #1, written by Stan Lee and illustrated by Jack Kirby in 1962, when you pre-order a copy of the action game hitting shelves August 23. The bonus comic book features new specially commissioned covers by renowned artists, James Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, and Paul Mounts.

'F.E.A.R.' - Singleplayer Demo Coming Friday

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 9:21 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. The single player demo will feature one level, combining intense and exhilarating action and pulse-quickening paranormal chills, giving players a true taste of what F.E.A.R holds in store for them this fall. We will of course have the FEAR demo available on our fileserver network, Friday 10am PST.

'Voyage: Inspired by Jules Verne' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the premise of Verne's novel, Voyage follows as a group of scientists create a space capsule with the intent of landing on the moon's surface. As scientist Michel Ardan, players are able to wander the surface of the moon and witness the explosion of plant life at dawn. This demo features an opening sequence and an early part of the final game. Read more for download links.

Turbine Begins 'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach' Alpha Testing

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine announced today that its internal Alpha has gone very well, improving by leaps and bounds on an almost daily basis, and now it’s time to take the next step: giving the public the first real look at Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach. Keep an eye on your inbox for your Alpha acceptance letter. If you haven’t registered, it’s not too late to sign up for future phases. Be sure to visit to fill out your application. Don’t forget to sign up for the forums as well to get the latest information about the game!

'BloodRayne 2' Finally Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced today that it has shipped the PC version of BloodRayne 2 to retail stores nationwide.

'Flipper Critters' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forget basic bumpers, balls and bonuses, Flipper Critters, a brand new game now in development at Zen Studios, is set to redefine the entire pinball genre – and create the fastest, funniest and the most colorful and exciting game yet to reach the Nintendo DS.

'Mutant Storm 2' (X360) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PomPom Software today announced the signing of an agreement with Microsoft that will see both a new version of its critically acclaimed Mutant Storm and a sequel appearing exclusively on Xbox 360.

'The Forgotten World' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Forgotten World, under development at Exozet Entertainment and Provox Multimedia, is a mix of RPG and RTS, much in the same vain as Spellforce. Situated in the Arcanamoon world, the game uses various camera angels, from typical isometric, 3rd person, to first person view.