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Acony Licenses 'Unreal Engine 3' for Multiplayer FPS (X360/PC)

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ACONY announced that it has licensed Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 to develop an original multiplayer FPS title for PC and next generation consoles. ACONY chose the Unreal Engine 3 because it is singularly capable of delivering the next generation in graphics and physics necessary to advance online multiplayer entertainment.

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking.

'25 to Life' (PS2/Xbox) Official Soundtrack Revealed - Trailer

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos today announced the hip hop savvy in-game soundtrack for 25 to Life. 25 to Life offers true cops and robbers gameplay with both a deep single player mode as well as full 8 vs. 8 online gameplay. The official soundtrack offers contributions from some of hip-hop's legendary artists, today's hottest acts, and up and coming artists blazing new trails into the world of rap and hip-hop. The in-game soundtrack delivers a direction that exemplifies the sound of today's urban youth.

'The Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games proudly presents The Warriors for the PS2 and Xbox based on the 1979 Paramount Pictures cult classic movie. Developed by Rockstar Toronto, The Warriors expands the stylized cinematic journey of the film into a gritty interactive experience set in 1970s. Read more to check out the screens ...

'Juiced' - Demo #3 Available NOW

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has yet again released another updated demo for its urban underground racing game Juiced. This demo lets you to check out the Downtown track, drivable at night against one car and by day against three, but with updated gfx, controls, audio etc (thanks Demonews). Read more for download links ...

'Rush for Berlin' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union. Read more for some new screens and the very first trailer ...

NCsoft Licenses Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft today announced that it is continuing its licensing relationship with Epic Games by licensing Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 technology and tools. NCsoft has been working with the prior version of the Unreal Engine and has had spectacular results. Lineage II is one of the most successful MMORPG and is based on Unreal Engine 2 technology.

Namco Brings 'Sniper Elite' (PS2/Xbox/PC) To North America - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today announced it has signed Rebellion's realistic World War II sniper simulation Sniper Elite for North America. The game plunges players behind enemy lines on an undercover mission to divert Atomic weapon research from the advancing Soviet Army. Featuring authentic sniping mechanics and four offline and online game modes, "Sniper Elite" will be available on the PS2, Xbox and PC in the Q5 of 2005.

'Age of Empires: The Age of Kings' (NDS) Announced - Facts & Features

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco and Digital Eclipse introduce Age of Empires: The Age of Kings for Nintendo DS, scheduled for release this holiday. The standard-bearer for real-time strategy games on the Windows platform, Ensemble Studios' Age of Empires property has sold more than 16 million copies worldwide. Read more for details ...

Buena Vista Games Signs 'Turok' License

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games announced today that Classic Media, Inc. has awarded BVG the video game publishing rights to the comicbook property, Turok. The new Turok games will target the core gamer audience and will be developed by BVG's new Vancouver studio, Propaganda Games, and are scheduled for multiple console and handheld game platforms, including the next generation successors.