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'Burnout Legends' (NDS) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit.

'The Shadow of Aten' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Spanish developer Silicon Garaje Arts announced today its first project, The Shadow of Aten, an action/thriller games where you embody a British ex-agent, Allam Scott, investigating the murder of a renowned British archaeologist in Cairo in the year 1936. The game is full of action and with a high cultural component developed in such an exciting time as the discovery of the pharaonic tombs.

'Without Warning' (PS2/Xbox) - 35 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Without Warning, developed by CiRCLE Studio, founded by the Tombraider series creators, is a highly charged action shooter set against the backdrop of a brutal terrorist siege of a U.S. based chemical plant. The story takes place over a 12 hour period, during which players will experience the events from the vantage point of six characters that are caught up in the crisis situation.

'Saints Row' (X360) Content Cut Due To Xbox 360 Core

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What many people feared has come true, due to the several X360 configurations THQ's third-person shooter/action adventure Saints Row will not feature all the content it could have had. In an interview with Aussiebox, Volition producer Jacques Hennequet revealed that the game will not feature any flyable aircraft due to the lack of HD in the Xbox 360 core system. While high above the enormous Saints Row world a DVD can not stream the 720p resolution data fast enough, and therefor Volition claims they had to cut the feature.

'Aeon Flux' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aeon Flux is an action-packed game that features a palpitating blend of stealth, speed and acrobatic combat. Based on Peter Chung’s popular MTV animated series, the game bridges the fever-dream essence of the futuristic series with the mass-market appeal of the upcoming feature film starring Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, slated for release in Fall 2005.

'The Offspring' Headlines BlizzCon Concert

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard today announced that multi-platinum recording artists The Offspring will headline the closing-night concert at BlizzCon, Blizzard's inaugural game festival. BlizzCon will take place on October 28-29, 2005, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA and will include two days of gaming, contests, developer Q&A panels, an official tournament, and other activities centered on Blizzard's 15 years of game development.

'Dawn of Fantasy' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dawn of Fantasy is a 3D RTS/RPG under development at Reverie Entertainment. Set in Medieval times, featuring 6 playable races (Men, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs, Western Dragons and Minotaurs), full day & night cycle, you decide whether you want to follow the good or evil path.

'Spinout' (PSP/PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spinout, developer by Icon Games, is a fresh original racing title in which the player races their spherical craft (Xorb) around a selection of high-rise courses.

'F.E.A.R.' Weapons Revealed - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An unidentified paramilitary force infiltrates a multi-billion dollar aerospace compound, the government responds by sending in Special Forces, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications. When the interference subsides moments later, the team has been literally torn apart. Your mission is simple: Eliminate the intruders at any cost. Determine the origin of the signal. And contain this crisis before it spirals out of control.

Control Games With Your Brain

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CyberLearning Technology today launched SMART BrainGames, brain-powered video game peripherals that experts say could transform the videogame industry. The company is the sole licensee of unique technology developed, proven and patented by NASA and originally used for pilot training.