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'Spectral Force 3: Innocent Rage' (X360) Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2005 @ 3:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Japanese publisher Idea Factory revealed one of its newest projects, Spectral Force 3: Innocent Rage for the Xbox 360. Known for RPGs such as , Idea has tapped XPEC Entertainment as developer for the new next-gen title which is currently scheduled for April 2006 in Japan. No additional details are available at this point but it is safe to assume that the SF3 will make the franchise transistion from 2D to 3D. If you master the Japanese language, you can also check the official website.

'The Omega Project' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2005 @ 3:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Omega Project is a CRPG set in the extreme distant future of earth in development under DarkEdge Studios. Even though many CRPG’s are looked down upon by the usual P-n-P role players out there, due to most CRPG games having the main focus set on beefing up the main character and ultimately losing the whole point of roleplaying, TOP will be adding much more role playing aspects to hopefully please both sides (thanks RPGDot).

'Dungeon Siege II' Expansion In The Works

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2005 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a recent newsletter Gas Powered Games' Chris Taylor revealed that they are working on an expansion pack for their action/RPG Dungeon Siege II, "Oh, and we'll be announcing the release date for the DS2 Expansion Pack as well." More details will be announced soon ...

'Black' (PS2/Xbox) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2005 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

You are Sergeant First-Class Jack Kellar, seasoned veteran of the US military and a leader of a BLACK ops team. Your squad have been sent into the heart of Eastern Europe on a dangerous mission, drawn in to the midst of a relentless combat zone to bring in a traitor.

'Total College Basketball' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2005 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Total College Basketball offers sports management fans a fresh look at college hoops with its accurate simulation engine, in-depth recruiting, engaging interface and excellent balance of statistical detail and complete game immersion. This demo allows you to try out the entire game and continuously repeat the complete first season.

'Officers' - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The non-linear plot of Officers preserves the established facts of the origins of WWII and allows gamers to lead any of three sides to victory: USSR, Germany and Allies (GB and USA). The game recreates the real structures of all participants' armies, using the real arsenal, equipment and military techniques.

'America's Army: Real Heroes' Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2005 @ 9:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The America's Army: Real Heroes sequel allows players to fight as actual decorated soldiers, such as Wolford. The game will feature nine soldiers, including a woman, said Lori Mezoff, a spokeswoman for the game venture. The soldiers also will be used to create a line of action figures based on the game.

'Zero Tolerance' (PS2/Xbox) Now Known As 'Urban Chaos : Riot Response'

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

When in October Eidos revealed its FPS Zero Tolerance: City Under Fire it seemed to be a new product, but then as it turned out it was in fact the now defunct Argonaut Games' Roll Call. On Nov. 18 2005 we reported that Eidos was getting sued for Copyright Infringement in North America and had to explain its case before the U.S. Patent Office as Zero Tolerance was a 1994 Megadrive game with that same name, from developer Technopop. As a result Zero Tolerance is now known as Urban Chaos : Riot Response.

'Age of Mourning' - 90 New Screens

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

Age of Mourning is a persistent online world project set in turbulent medieval times focusing on player vs player strife and territorial conquest with many unique ideas and features. Age of Mourning plunges players into a beautifully detailed online world to explore, which includes underground caverns, woodlands, mountain ranges, forests, ice lands, wastelands, cities and towns.

Nintendo DS Japanese Sales Surpass 5 Million Units

by Rainier on Dec. 26, 2005 @ 10:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Domestic sales of Nintendo's DS portable game machine reached 5 million units in less than 13 months after its launch in early December 2004, the fastest-ever pace in Japan's video game market, Nintendo said on Monday.