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'The Settlers V: Heritage of Kings - Legends' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Settlers fans can expect yet another addon for The Settlers V: Heritage of Kings. Legends is scheduled for release in September and will feature 4 campaigns, 17 missions, new singleplayer as well as multiplayer maps, improved editor. One of the main additions is more interaction with the environment, a new landscape type (coastal) and a little bit more focus on building structures. Read more to check out the first screens ...

'Th3 Plan' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Th3 Plan introduces an entirely unique style of gameplay. The first single player multiplayer game enables gamers to control up to three characters at once. The innovative split screen gameplay offers new ways for characters to work in precise coordination, from setting up clever deceptions to distract security guards to timing anti-security measures down to the split second.

Activision Strengthens Management Team

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Further strengthening the senior management team of Activision, Inc.'s Publishing unit, Michael Griffith was named President and Chief Executive Officer and Ron Doornink appointed Chairman. The announcement was made today by Robert Kotick, Chairman and CEO of Activision, Inc.

'Disney's Magical Quest 3 Starring Mickey and Donald' (GBA) Goes on Sale

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 10:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom and Disney Interactive today released Disney’s Magical Quest 3 Starring Mickey and Donald for the GBA. Disney’s Magical Quest 3 is a 2-D side-scrolling action adventure based on Capcom’s SNES game. The game features magical costumes with different powers, beloved Disney characters, multiple game modes and a fun filled ride through an enchanted wonderland.

'Crash Tag Team Racing' (NDS/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 9:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crash Tag Team Racing players will be able to fuse two cars together on the fly to form a super vehicle outfitted with a turret gun with the all-new "clashing" technology. Players can continue their adventures on foot with out-of-car action, allowing them to traverse an amusement park-like world where they can interact with other characters, collect items and complete mini-missions.

'X³: Reunion' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 9:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The full use of DirectX 9 technology will create dramatic visual effects and stunningly realistic starships. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

'Capcom Fighting Evolution' (Xbox) Knocks Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today released the ultimate 2D brawler with Capcom Fighting Evolution for the Xbox. Capcom has brought together popular characters from five classic titles in the Street Fighter and other Capcom series, for intense two-on-two player battles. Capcom Fighting Evolution will also allow players to put their skills to the test in cross continent match ups via the Xbox Live online gaming service.

'SSX On Tour' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 4:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX On Tour allows players to create their own boarder or skier and take them from a wannabe to a mountain rockstar. Players can get noticed in all-new shred challenges where they earn an invitation to The Tour where they'll face the best racers in the SSX cast. Fly down the all-new tracks, and master the new monster tricks for both boarding and skiing to make it to the top of The Charts.

'Rebelstar Tactical Command' (GBA) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebelstar Tactical Command is a turn-based strategy and combat game with role-playing elements, "Rebelstar Tactical Command" transports players to a not-so-distant future in which Earth is ruled by an evil empire.

'Bomberman' (NDS) Blasts Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on June 16, 2005 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Bomberman for Nintendo DS is shipping for retail this week and will be available at North American retailers by June 21, 2005.