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2K Sports Signs Shaquille O'Neal As NBA 2K6 (PS2/Xbox/X360) Cover Athlete

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced today that powerhouse Miami Heat center, Shaquille O'Neal will be the cover athlete and official spokesperson for NBA 2K6. The latest installment in the NBA 2K series promises fans the most complete and entertaining basketball experience with new offensive and defensive post play elements, developed with direct input from O'Neal.

'50 Cent: Bulletproof' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bulletproof, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld. Working with the unlikeliest of allies, the streets heat up as 50 Cent takes on the most dangerous crime families in the city, uncovering an international conspiracy with devastating implications. The streets are watching as 50 Cent blasts his way to the truth.

MadMinute Games Signs Publishing Agreement With Naval Warfare Simulations

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week MadMinute Games announced it was no longer partnering with Activision Value, and today MMG let us know that it has joined forces with Naval Warfare Simulations to publish their next game in the Take Command Series. Current plans have MMG announcing the title and release date in October 2005. NWS has a very successful online computer game store where they specialize in war games. NWS has long been the favorite store for purchasers of CWBR, providing very reasonable shipping rates and prices.

'Age of Empires III' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Age of Empires III' is set in 1500 A.D. and chronicles the Age of Discovery that started around the time that Columbus "discovered" the new world. The single player campaign follows American history up through 1850, and in multiplayer mode, you'll be able to choose from among eight different civilizations, and there will include free-for-all and team-vs-team matches for up to eight players.

Microsoft Selects Exent Technologies For Digital Distribution

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has signed Exent Technologies to be Microsoft's first worldwide aggregation partner for digital distribution.

'Bet On Soldier: Blood Sport' Coming To NDS/PSP/PS2/Xbox ?

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to developer Neko Entertainment is it. Currently working on Crazy Frog Racing for Digital Jesters, the French developer claims to also be working on porting BoS and it will be finished in about 8/10 months. Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter with a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, allowing players to do exactly what it promises with its title - that is, bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. Before entering battle, players can wager on which particular enemy soldiers they are going to kill. Publisher Digital Jesters whoever was un-aware of any such projects.

'Chaos Field' (NGC) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

O~3 Entertainment today announced that they will publish Chaos Field for GameCube in North America. The game is expected to be available at retail for Holiday 2005.

'Battle of Britain 2: Wings of Victory' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle of Britain 2: Wings of Victory recreates the fierce and famous air battles southern England in 1940. The game delivers explosive fun for veteran and casual gamers alike, and occurs over a vast and living world below which will be forever known as one the world's most decisive moments in history.

'City of Villains' Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

when you pre-order City of Villains you will receive an exclusive in-game Arachnos costume piece, a limited edition "Lord Recluse versus Statesman" poster, CoV videos, art, wallpapers, screenshots, a Rogue Isles map, a City of Heroes comic book and other valuable offers. Pre-ordering also get you access to the game's beta testing and a two-day head-start over other players before the official game launch later this year.

Atari Bringing Three Titles to GenCon Indy 2005

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that it will showcase three of its most eagerly anticipated video games at Gen Con Indy 2005, taking place August 18-21, 2005, at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Titles scheduled to be on display include Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach, Dragonshard, and The Matrix: Path of Neo.