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Microsoft Reveals Next-Gen Xbox Publishers

by Rainier on April 8, 2005 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today unveiled its all-star lineup of award-winning publishers committed to making the leap into the HD Era on Microsoft's next-generation Xbox platform. Read more for details ...

DeepSilver Signs Publishing Deal with Stormregion

by Rainier on April 8, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep Silver and Stormregion are delighted to announce their cooperation on a real time strategy title using the latest version of the Gepard Engine. Stormregion the creators of the award winning title Codename: Panzers are developing a new AAA game that is to be published worldwide by the expanding games label Deep Silver and exclusively presented to press at E3.

'TrackMania Sunrise' Races Into UK Stores

by Rainier on April 8, 2005 @ 8:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For all the eager TrackManiacs out there, TrackMania Sunrise finally hits the shops today! With 3 new stunning environments, TMS keeps the spirit of the original and kicks it up a whole load of gears that'll see you flying round the crazy tracks at speeds over 700mph!! Other new additions include 2 new single player modes, the incredibly insane and addictive 'Platform' and the last man standing 'Crazy'. With well over a 100 tracks to go at you'll be kept busy for some time, and if that wasn't enough, theres even a little bonus surprise when you install the game and check for updates.

'Singles 2: Triple Trouble' Gets Release Date - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2005 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

International software publisher Deep Silver are delighted to announce that Singles is back! This time packed with more characters, more locations, more lovin' and more troubles. The sequel to the charismatic 'eye-opening' romantic life-sim focuses on the lives of 3 fun-loving singles that have been brought together under unforeseen circumstances. Singles 2: Triple Trouble releases on May 27th and will be available on PC only for £19.99.

PC Preview - 'Martin Mystére: Operation Dorian Gray'

by Rainier on April 8, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Martin Mystére is an international comic character that is finally making his debut in the video game market. An emiment professor of MIT has been found murdered, and someone is working on a revolutionary machine capable of changing the world's destiny, making this the most dangerous mystery yet for Martin Mystére!

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 11:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Bowl Bound College Football' Announced

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 11:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grey Dog Software today announced Bowl Bound College Football. BB is scheduled for a Q3 release and will be made available for digital download exclusively through Grey Dog Software for U.S. $34.95.

'Parkan II' - 7 New Screens

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

Parkan II is a 3D space simulator combined with first person action planet side. In the game players will get an opportunity to explore a vast universe, visit different planets, their satellites, huge space stations and immense space destroyers.

'Combat: Task Force 121' - v1.02 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 10:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Groove Games has released the first patch for Direct Action Games mmilitary shooter Combat: Task Force 121. This patch brings your retail game to v1.02, adds support for 3D & EAX sound, and optimizes the dedicated server which now also in GUI window. Read more for download links ...

'Invasion' Announced

by Rainier on April 7, 2005 @ 10:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Invasion is an adventure and action game which takes place in a non-fantastic medieval world, where a young caporal is going to fight to take back his kingdom. To achieve this goal, the main character will have to use his communications skills, by adapting his clothes and attitude in function of the persons he will meet. Using this ability, he will gain trust of people and organize an army to fight back the oppressor. Invasion features varied gameplay to ensure a great experience for the player, where he will fight entire armies of medieval age knights. Invasion is currently in pre-production at Kylotonn (Bet on Soldier).