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'Supremacy: Four Paths to Power' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 11:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Black Hammer announced today that their latest sci-fi strategy game Supremacy: Four Paths to Power has “gone gold.” It is due to be available for digital download purchase in the Matrix Games Online Store within a week.

Interview With High Moon Studios CEO John Rowe

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 7:31 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Earlier today we reported that Sammy Studios, Inc. has completed a management buyout from parent company Sammy Corporation of Tokyo, Japan. The private investment group led by John Rowe, president and chief operating officer of Sammy Studios, purchased all shares of the company as well as the rights to original video game properties being developed at the studio. With this turn of events, it was prime time to ask High Moon's CEO John Rowe a few quick questions ...

'Need for Speed Underground 2' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 7:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Not yet available in stores, EA has already released the first patch for Black Box's tuner racing game Need for Speed Underground 2. This update brings your retail gme to v1.2 and addresses some issues with the Geforce 6800 gfx card. Read more for download links ...

'Sid Meiers Pirates!' - v1.01 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 6:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a patch for Firaxis' action/adventure game Sid Meier's Pirates! This patch brings your retail game to v1.01 and addresses a variety of bugs and game crashes. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers #452

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 5:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Nemesis Strike - Trailer (3)
  • God of War - Trailer #4
  • The Godfather - Voices Trailer
  • Sigma Star Saga - Trailer [GBA]

'Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga' (PS2) Official Website

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 5:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. announced today that the official Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga website has gone live. The site will feature exclusive screenshots and movies as well as character bios, game information and downloadable goodies such as wallpaper and AIM icons.

'Robots' (ALL) Marches Into Stores

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 5:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games today announced Robots has shipped to retail stores nationwide – several days ahead of the March 11th animated feature film release from Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios, creators of the hit feature Ice Age. The Robots game puts players in the role of the film’s hero Rodney Copperbottom, as he embarks on thrilling adventures through the living mechanical world of the Robots movie.

'WWE WrestleMania 21' (Xbox) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 4:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

WrestleMania can define a legacy, and yours is about to be written. The greatest spectacle in sports-entertainment comes to Xbox with WWE WrestleMania 21. Read more for additional details & screens..

Sony Undergoes Major Management Shuffle

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Effective immediately, Sir Howard Stringer will replace longtime chairman Nobuyuki Idei, assume the position of Chairman, Group CEO and Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Sony Corporation. Sir Howard will be the first foreigner to take the Sony top spot and run Sony's overall group business operations on a global basis from headquarters in both New York and Tokyo. Sony Computer Entertainment president Ken Kutaragi also get the boot but will remain head of the SCE gaming division.

'Nemesis Strike' (Xbox) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2005 @ 2:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You belong to an elite force fighting against global counter-terrorism. Your team is made up of two crack agents poised to react to any threat. Stealth Owl is an infiltration expert, whose skills are accuracy and skydiving. Raptor uses weapons of mass destruction and favors close combat. Your main objective is to dismantle the NEMESIS network and retrieve the stolen technology. Known in Europe as CT Special Forces: Fire For Effect.