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'Ghost Wars' Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games today announced it has signed Ghost Wars a new Real-Time Strategy game for its ever-growing portfolio of brands and franchises. Developed by Digital Reality Ghost Wars is scheduled for release on PC in early 2006.

'7 Sins' (PS2/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

7 Sins is an action-oriented life simulation that immerses mature players in a world of celebrity and greed, where the right relationship can help you claw your way up the career and social ladder. In a game universe where fame and fortune are all that really matter, players charm, finagle, fib, and finesse their way through seven campaigns and over 60 non-linear missions in hopes of reaching the top.

SEGA's E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced its lineup of entertainment titles for E3 2005. SEGA will feature titles developed for a broad base of home and handheld platforms including PS2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, NDS, PSP, PC and X360. New titles like Fill Auto, Condemned: Criminal Origins, Phantasy Star Online, Condemned, Sonic, Virtua Tennis, Spartan Total Warrior and several others ...

'Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End' (ALL) Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed in its E3 lineup the other day, Hip Games today announce the signing of Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End, a third-person survival horror game based on the works of revered author H.P. Lovecraft. Developed by Headfirst Productions, the game opens in a contemporary setting deeply entrenched in the perverse world of Cthulhu mythos. In a unique twist to the horror genre, "Destiny's End" will require the player to control two different characters that are dependant on each other for survival.

'Frame City Killer' (X360) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Well that did not take too long. As we revealed last night, Namco today officially announced Frame City Killer, a next-generation action game for the Xbox 360. Featuring astoundingly detailed graphics powered by the Unreal Engine 3 and immersive, non-linear gameplay, Frame City Killer is set to deliver an intense gaming experience this holiday season in North America and Europe.

2KGames Announces 'Zathura' (PS2/XBox) Movie Deal

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games announced today an exclusive licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to publish and distribute a video game based on Columbia Pictures' upcoming film Zathura.

'Forza Motorsport' (Xbox) Crosses European Finish Line

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forza Motorsport allows gamers to own, collect and transform their own personalised fleet of speed machines from an unprecedented lineup of more than 230 cars made by over 60 top manufacturers. Forza Motorsport is now available for a suggested retail price of £39.99.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) Coming to Europe

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 3:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Launched by Deep Silver in the UK, Phantagram are once again uniting forces with the publisher, for the imminent sequel, Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes. The sequel boasts impressive graphics, larger armies, diverse battlefields, enhanced Xbox Live features and most importantly a greater number of hero characters, each with special moves and powers to discover. Only through the player's mastery of their hero character, will they lead their forces to victory, covering the lands in darkness or banishing the shadows forever.

'Full Auto' (X360) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA is working on a new car combat racing game Full Auto, Under development at Toronto-based Pseudo Interactive this Xbox 360 title will have you race around in a city, not free roaming a la GTA, fending off rivals. You play as a retired race driver who is forced to return by a gang called the Shephers, who control the city on Staunton. Full Auto will feature various modes such as a career mode, pursuit, arena, and tag. Of course there will also be Xbox live support for up to eight-player.

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) Developer Q&A

by Rainier on May 13, 2005 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Far Cry Instincts will take things a step even further with its wide open environments and unique immersive gameplay elements. Far Cry Instincts takes the PC version's signature locations, Full-Action Response A.I. (F.A.R. concept), and unprecedented view-distance, and combines them with improved gameplay scenarios. Long in development it was prime time to have a chat with lead game designer Jean-François Dugas.