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'Starship Troopers' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game is based on the Starship Troopers movie in which you will take the role of an elite 'special forces' trooper in the Mobile Infantry spearheading the assault against thousands of intelligent enemy bugs, emulating the best scenes from the movie and a whole lot more! In this demo you must defend Outpost 29 from a swarm of bugs, while also venturing out to a crash site to help restore power (thanks GameSpot). Read more for download links ...

'Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows' (PS2/Xbox) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 12:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows is the fusion of fantasy fighting action with the strategy of user-friendly RPG elements , providing gamers a deep, engaging gameplay experience complete with solo play, co-op and an online community. The Warrior, Valkyrie, Wizard and Elf return, united on a quest of revenge and redemtion. Midway has launched the official Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows website, where you can check out the latest game information, assets, as well as exclusive content.

'Winning Eleven 9' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Winning Eleven 9 shoots and scores with the renowned on-the-money controls that create the most authentic soccer experience in gaming history. Featuring real players, a large variety of licensed teams, photo-realistic graphics, and a huge variety of stadiums, gamers will be able to re-create the same excitement that surrounds the world's most popular sport.

AGEIA Acquires Meqon Physics Engine

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hardware-accelerated physics pioneer AGEIA Technologies today announced that it has acquired Meqon Research AB, a physics development company based in Sweden. Known for its forward-looking features and multi-platform support, Meqon recently earned international acclaim in the games world for its physics technology incorporated in 3D Realms’ Duke Nukem Forever and Saber Interactive’s TimeShift.

'Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks' (PS2/Xbox) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks is an Action/Adventure title driven by both intense single and multi-player action. Similar to the recently released Mortal Kombat: Deception, background interactions (i.e., acid pits, living trees, spiked ceilings, etc.), multiple new fatalities, and action-based puzzles will also play an important role in the player’s quest for an “outstanding” victory.

'Inuyasha: Feudal Combat' (PS2) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai today announced that Inuyasha: Feudal Combat for the PS2 is now available in retail stores. Based on the top-rated TV series from VIZ Media on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, Inuyasha: Feudal Combat allows gamers to play as their favorite characters as they face their foes in colorful arenas adapted directly from the popular show.

'Halo Triple Pack' (Xbox) Officially Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie Studios announced today the "Halo" Triple Pack, a compilation that combines Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2 and the Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack into one impressive package. With an MSRP of $59.99, the Halo Triple Pack allows new gamers to experience the thrills and excitement of the Halo franchise at an attractive price point.

'NASCAR 06: Total Team Control' (PS2/Xbox) Screeches Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that the latest version of its NASCAR videogame franchise, NASCAR 06: Total Team Control, has shipped and is available at retail stores. With new squad-based racing controls, players can communicate with teammates through the crew chief and spotter, working together to bring home top 5 finishes for the whole team.

'LMA Manager 2006' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LMA Manager 2006 is a thorough evolution for the genre-leading series. Utilising a new game and database engine, a Transfer Market system with greater depth enabling more complex contract negotiations, and a detailed 3D match section, it's set to be the most powerful edition in the series.

Reakktor Working On Free 'Neocron Evolution 2.1' Upgrade

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2005 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neocron developer Reakktor.com announced today that it is developing a free upgrade for its futuristic cyberpunk MMORPG Neocron 2. The upgrade called Neocron Evolution 2.1 will contain a sizeable graphics package updating i.e. the complete vegetation of the game world and weapon models. There will also be major changes to the game engine, with improvements to areas like shadows, physics and collisions. The upgrade will be released in quarter 4 2005.