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'Metal Gear Solid' (NGC/PS2) Creator Launches English Blog

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creator of the Metal Gear video game series, Mr. Hideo Kojima, has translated five recent entries of his personal blog into English. Learn about Mr. Kojima's interest in comics, music, food, as well as the research that the Metal Gear team goes through to make their games so amazingly authentic. Lots of good food for thought to digest and very interesting day to day narration of the work that goes on behind the scenes at Kojima Productions.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) Original Soundtrack

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Game Studios announced today that Jeremy Soule, the award-winning composer who has been called “gaming’s greatest musician,” will create the soundtrack for its role-playing game, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

'Castlevania: Curse of Darkness' (PS2/Xbox) - 18 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Curse of Darkness introduces players to an entirely new storyline and main character – Hector, one of two Devil Forgemasters, who had once refined his skills under Dracula. Told in true Castlevania style, this action-packed tale of betrayal and revenge takes players on a journey through an expansive world filled with formidable foes and beautifully rendered environments to the ruins of Dracula’s castle.

'Dangerous Waters' - v1.2 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dangerous Waters allows the player total control over multiple air, surface and subsurface platforms in a modern-day naval environment. This demo features two playable platforms, the MH-60R Seahawk helicopter and the Kilo class Diesel submarine, each with its own exciting demo mission. This v1.2 update includes both technical and graphical enhancements.

'Star Wars Battlefront II' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts announced today that SW Battlefront II has gone gold for all platforms, and ships November 1st. Star Wars Battlefront II features all-new space combat, playable Jedi, and never-before-played environments straight out of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Fans of the original Star Wars Battlefront will also enjoy an all-new single-player experience that takes players through an epic, story-based saga centered around Darth Vader's personal stormtroopers, the 501st Legion.

'Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code' (PSP) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code is the next game in the Untold Legends series following the top- selling Brotherhood of the Blade. The Warrior's Code is an entirely new RPG, as compared to its predecessor, with an evolutionary interactive combat engine, new 3D enhanced graphics, special effects and lighting.

'Gary Grigsby’s World at War' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take command in this dynamic turn-based game and test strategies that long-past generals and world leaders could only dream of: make it happen in Gary Grigsby’s World at War. The entire saga of World War II is yours to re-enact or to re-make in your own vision. This demo offers two tutorial scenarios covering movement, combat, production and research, as well as a complete scenario on the whole year of 1941, and also features online multiplayer and engine enhancements.

'Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper is a first for the series and will see the spectacular massed battles that the Dynasty Warriors games are famed for brought to a whole new audience. Striking visual, twice as many characters on screen, double the draw distance of previous versions, anti aliasing, texture filtering, dynamic shadows and much improved enemy AI.

Ten Things To Know About 'Pro Evolution Soccer 5' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 will feature the utter realism, intuitive play and fast-paced action of the ever-popular series. The PSP version will also be almost identical in terms of available clubs and international sides, with 57 national sides lining up alongside 136 club teams.

'Auto Assault' - 10 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2005 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth.