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'Rail Simulator' Announced

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today EA announced signing a publishing agreement with Kuju Entertainment for its all new train simulation game, Rail Simulator, bringing the railways to life for everyone from the casual train fan to the dedicated enthusiast.

'The Falklands War: 1982' Ships To Customers

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Announced gold earlier this month, The Falklands War: 1982, developed by ProSIM and published through Shrapnel Games, is now currently shipping! People that have pre-ordered the game will be among the first to receive their copy, with all others quickly following.

Strategy First Launches Online Store

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First announces the launch of their much anticipated online store, offering a selection of older titles available for digital download, and all of their new releases available for either download or physical product shipment.

'Painkiller' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance.

'Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End is 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.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Fantastic Four'

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Fantastic 4 film's storyline and expands the adventures by letting players stretch, control fire and use invisibility and brute force to defeat evil Super Villains in new environments and familiar comic book locales. Challenged to master the individual powers of each Super Hero and combine them to level even more devastating attacks, players must battle some of Marvel's most notorious Super Villains, including, the ultimate evil - Doctor Doom - to save the human race from disaster.

'Sid Meier's Pirates!' (Xbox) Real-Life Pirates Part 1

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Pirates! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty. 2KGames has released the first of three Pirates of Sid Meier’s Pirates! features containing details on three of the real-life pirates in Pirates!

Various Game Trailers #532

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Enemy Territory: Quake Wars - Updated E3 2005 Trailer
  • Phantasy Star Universe - E3 2005 Trailer
  • Voodoo Nights - Trailer
  • FarCry Instincts - Predator Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

Nyko's Summer Portable Revolution Contest

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 10:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nyko Technologies is launching their Summer Portable Revolution Contest which will shower a lucky fan with a dream outfit of portable audio, video and game gear. Just in time for the summer, gamers, music fanatics and gadget lovers alike will get their chance to win a bundle of portable entertainment products, including a grand prize package which features both an Apple iPod Photo and a Sony PSP, as well as games, iTunes downloads and tons of Nyko accessories including the Theater Experience for PSP.

'Volkswagen Golf Racer' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Volkswagen Golf Racer is an official racing game about the legendary European Volkswagen Golf series. The game features over 15 models from all 5 series, including the classic GTI from 1975, GTI Kit Cars, the latest Golf V GTI from 2004 and a collection of bonus cars like: The New Beatle, The Samba and the latest concept cars.