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'Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII' (Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced the action-filled flight combat game Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII, a title exclusive to the Xbox and internally developed by Ubisoft. From Western Europe to the Pacific, players test their air-combat skills as they experience the most famous battles of World War II. As a squadron leader, the player can fly up to 40 WWII aircraft in both single-player and multiplayer missions.

'Brian Lara International Cricket' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bringing its heritage of being the definitive cricket game series, Brian Lara International Cricket comes ten years after Codemasters launched the original Brian Lara game and over five years since the series appeared on any platform. Read more for screens or check the E3 2005 trailer.

Playlogic Signs 'Sparta: Ancient Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic announced today the acquisition of the RTS game Sparta: Ancient Wars developed by the Russian team World Forge. This highly anticipated Real Time Strategy title will be released in 2006.

Namco's E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today plans to debut 22 of its highly anticipated console, PC and handheld releases at the 2005 E3 in Los Angeles, May 18-20, 2005.

'Free Running' (PSP) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces Free Running, the world's first ever video game based on the urban phenomenon of parkour. Developed by Core Design, Free Running will be released worldwide on PSP in autumn 2005. Read more for details and screens ...

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates is broadband only, with high-end hardware specifications for graphics -- a GeForce 3 or better is required in at least a 1GHz machine, and the game is optimized for the latest DirectX 9.0-class cards. Pirates is being published on-line directly to gamers using Valve's new Steam technology, the same delivery system used by Half-Life 2 and Counterstrike 2.

'Call of Duty 2' - New Screens

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. Call of Duty 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns. Read more to check out one new screen, and info on some of the military personel contributing to the historical accuracy of the game.

Epic Games Acquires Reality Engine and Kills It

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games today announced that it has completed the purchase of the Reality Engine from Artificial Studios and hired its founder, and lead engine programmer, Tim Johnson. Tim will join the Unreal Engine 3 development team effective immediately and be part of Epic's presence at the E3 in Los Angeles, California next week.

Perpetual Expands 'Star Trek Online' Development Team

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perpetual Entertainment, currently working on two MMO's Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising and Star Trek Online, announced today the addition of Daron Stinnett to the Star Trek Online team as its Executive Producer.

'Cross Racing Championship 2005' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 12, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Invictus Games and Project Three today announced that Cross Racing Championship 2005 has reached gold status. CRC 2005 is the most accurate re-creation of real life Autocross, Rally Cross, Off-Road, Dirt track, Rallying, Road Racing and Circuit Racing seen to date. The game allows the player to experience the thrills of high-speed on and off road racing across vast open terrains. The player can contest over 65 races across six distinct environments, ranging from icy mountainous regions and lush countryside to parched desert areas and beaches.