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'Quake 4' (X360/PC) Multiplayer and 'DOOM 3: RoE' (Xbox) At QuakeCon 2005

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision announced today that QUAKE 4 multiplayer will be unveiled at the 10th Annual QuakeCon, held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas from August 11-14. In addition, QuakeCon 2005 will also play host to the first showing of DOOM 3: Resurrection of Evil for the Xbox.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) Multiplayer Details - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world. 2K Games today announced the exciting multiplayer features of Serious Sam II.

'Gumby vs. the Astrobots' (GBA) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that Gumby vs. the Astrobots has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. A lighthearted platforming adventure, Gumby vs. the Astrobots places classic Gumby characters in an original storyline to foil the plans of the pesky Blockheads.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Darkness Rising' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today released details for Darkness Rising, the sixth expansion to the epic fantasy MMORPG Dark Age of Camelot. this expansion, you will get to interact with the each Realm's new King to stop a rising force of evil.

'Squad Assault: Second Wave' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment and co-publisher Merscom today announced that Squad Assault: Second Wave for the PC has gone gold. This 3D real-time strategy game based on the battles that raged in the European Theater of World War II is a powerfully updated, enhanced, and expanded release of the critically-acclaimed "Squad Assault: West Front".

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - v2.0 Euro Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released yet another patch for the European edition of Deep Shadow's FPS Boiling Point: Road to Hell. This update brings your European retail game to v2.0 and addresses AI, physics and stability issues, as well as a ton of bug fixes, game tweaks, and game optimizations. Read more for details and download links ...

'Advent Rising' Makes Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 5:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced that it has shipped the PC version of Advent Rising to retail stores nationwide. Developed by GlyphX Games, Advent Rising thrusts players into an intergalactic adventure punctuated with a gripping storyline created in collaboration with award-winning sci-fi novelist, Orson Scott Card.

'Madden NFL 06' (ALL) Kicks Off In Stores Today

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that Madden NFL 06 is on store shelves today. Reflecting the focus on the passing game in the NFL, Madden NFL 06 has changed passing for the first time in ten years with the all-new QB Vision Control and QB Precision Placement and introduces the all new NFL Superstar mode, where you can live the life of an NFL Superstar.

'Vietnam Combat: Enemy Territory' Is Now Called 'Vietnam Combat: First Battle'

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher Novitas has renamed Exozet Games/Provox's military turn-based strategy game Vietnam Combat: Enemy Territory into Vietnam Combat: First Battle. Reason for the sudden change of title is quite simple, Novitas plans to release several games in the series. More details should become available once the Games Convention in Leipzig kicks off, later this month.

'Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rome: Total War - Barbarian Invasion commences just after the last Emperor of a unified Rome has died. His successors in Rome and Constantinople are now uneasy allies and rivals for power. The ‘barbarians’ are massing along the borders, and in some cases are living inside what used to be Roman territory. This demo features a tutorial and 2 historical battles: Châlons (Atilla's Huns vs. Romans), and Badon Hill (Romans vs. Saxons). Read more for download links ...