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Ritual Entertainment Is Looking To Hire Producer

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 7:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ritual Entertainment is currently looking for a seasoned producer for a multi-platform AAA action title. This is a full time position and will require relocation to our Dallas, TX-based offices, and take care of relation between developer publisher, represent the game/team at trade shows. If you are interested, check more details right here...

'Tomb Raider 7' Announcement Coming Soon

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 3:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos is preparing to announce the newest title in the Tomb Raider franchise is the next few days, as it has just put up a teaser page on the official Tombraider website, saying an announcement is due soon. The website header reveals a possible 'Tomb Raider Legends' name, and the background picture hints at a possible Aztec or Egyptian setting, but thats pure speculation Back in 2004, developer Crystal Dynamicsm who just finished "Project Snowblind," took over the project from Crystal Dynamics and promises to bring the new Lara Croft game back to its roots, and more in line with Ubisoft's Prince of Persia.

'Jak 4', 'Sly 3' And 'Ratchet 4' (PS2) Revealed

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yes you read it right, the newest issue of EGM reveals not one, but three new PS2 titles, all scheduled for fall 2005. Jak & Daxter 4 will be released under the name Jak X, and unlike previous titles in the franchise will be GTA like combat racing game. In Sly 3 you will have to recover Sly's secret family fortune as you visit exotic locations like China, Venice and Australia. This time around you will also be able to play as some of Sly's foes. Ratchet: Deadlocked will be more a squad based title, but the part Clank will play in this title has not yet been disclosed. Read more for additional details ...

'Supremacy: Four Paths to Power' Developer Chat

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is offering gamers a chance to discuss Black Hammer Game’s latest sci-fi strategy title, Supremacy: Four Paths to Power. Players, fans, and on-lookers are all invited to partake in a question/answer session that will start at 3:00 PM Eastern US time, Wednesday, March 30th. The chat will cover any questions players wish to ask. Some hot topics are upcoming patches to the game, the new scenario and map editor, and the future of the Supremacy series. The chat is accessible through the Matrix Games homepage by clicking “Users in Chat” or by going to the Services area found at the top menu.

'Doom 3' (Xbox) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2005 @ 3:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software's terrifying battle with the forces of Hell. A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the UAC's Mars Research Facility leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, players must struggle with shock, fear, and an all-out assault on their senses as they fight their way to Hell and back, in an epic clash against pure evil.

'WarCraft III' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2005 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another new Warcraft III map, this time called "Full Scale Assult"... Map info: "In these eternally contested lands, war comes and goes leaving behind death and glory. Strike strategically and fight valiantly till your foes fall and you can hear the snowflakes land on the dead. Victory, at last." This is a large sized map and the suggested no. of players is 3v3 or 4v4. It is based on the "Lordaeron Winter " tileset. Go download it here!

'Sudeki' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 26, 2005 @ 4:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ZOO Digital Publishing is bringing Climax's RPG Sudeki to the PC. Currently undergoing the latter stages of development, the game will be released at the End of March 2005. Already released on Xbox, the PC version of Sudeki remains faithful to the original's acclaimed gameplay, but takes the adventure to an even greater level with improved visuals and richer sound (thanks 3DGamers). Read more to check out new screens and ingame trailer...

'Hellgate: London' Revealed

by Rainier on March 26, 2005 @ 12:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

According to fansite BlizzPlanet, the first product currently under development at Bill Ropers Flagship Studios (mosly comprised of ex-Blizzard employees) will be announced in the May issue of PC Gamers. Hellgate: London is the title, it will be a first-person action-RPG set in post-apocalyptic London, described by Bill Roper as "Diablo II set in a modern 3D world and played from a first-person perspective", and appear on PC & Mac, but apart from that no additional details were available yet.

'StarRush' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

StarRush is a spaceship simulator set in the action of a distant galaxy, which suffers from gold-rush fever. StarRush is a story-driven action spaceship simulator that immerses gamers in an incredible atmosphere of gold-rush of the distant-future, a hostile world, where everyone is driven by thirst for gold. Prepare to take place in this race and remember that weapons are the best argument.

'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2005 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mixing role-playing game with real-time strategy, Heroes of Annihilated Empires delivers you a new experience and unique gameplay, where you can feel yourself the Hero of a legendary epic tale. This time it's not about units, it's about armies with thousands of soldiers that entrust their fate in your hands. It's about responsibility taken by great leaders and future of entire races. Survival or extinction? It's all up to you to decide.