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'Elveon' (PS3/X360/PC) Powered By Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 7:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

10Tacle announced today that Elveon will be based on the well-known Unreal Engine 3. The major characteristics of this fantasy action epic are its impressive graphics and the captivating atmosphere. The middleware solution by Epic Games proved to be the ideal platform because of its excellent performance, features and toolset.

'Rich & Beautiful' Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher dtp announced today that it will publish the lifestyle/hospital simulation Rich & Beautiful. Developed by German developer Independent Arts, the game features a full life and hospital simulation with slight erotic elements. The player takes the role of a chief doctor of a beauty hospital, builds up the hospital, enlarges his income, flirts with the nurses, goes golfing etc. The game will be finished in fall 2006, dtp is actually looking for publishers all over the world to publish the game in different territories.

'Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species' - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zoo Tycoon 2 gives you the chance to build the ultimate zoo and enjoy it firsthand. You can explore your 3D zoo world as a zoo guest or even care for your animals as a zookeeper. The Endangered Species expansion pack will give you even more to love about Zoo Tycoon 2!

'Virtua Tennis World Tour' (PSP) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtua Tennis World Tour will feature a playable array of internationally renowned tennis pros in addition to a make-your-own player mode, exclusive mini-games, and original courts. Wi-Fi gameplay is supported, encouraging up to four friends to play together.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.7.0 Patch Live on Test Servers

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fansite Blizzplanet let us know that Blizzard is currently test running a new point release for World of Warcraft. "The Public Test Realms are live! Players can now experience, and help us test, all the changes and additions coming in patch 1.7, including a new raid dungeon, a new battleground, and many other exciting features." Get more details here, or check out the massive fix list here.

Star Trek Guru Joins 'Star Trek Online' Development Team As Consultant

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2005 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Trek Online developer Perpetual Entertainment announced that Michael Okuda has joined the Star Trek Online development team as design consultant, at this past weekend's Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas.

Various Game Trailers #576

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 11:53 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 :

  • Dawn of Fantasy - Trailer
  • Dark Messiah of Might and Magic - Trailer
  • Rainbow Six 4: Lockdown - Soundtrack Trailer
  • Black & White 2 - Making Of Trailer #3
  • MotoGP3 - Trailer #3
  • Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure - Story
  • Trailer
  • Tony Hawk American Wasteland - Endless Line Trailer
  • Devil Kings [PS2] - Trailer #6

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

'Top Spin' (PS2) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Top Spin takes 16 of the top professional tennis players in the world including Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Venus Williams and Carlos Moya and puts them in gamers' hands to create the most realistic tennis game ever. Players must work their way up from an unranked amateur with no skills, to a top ranked player in the world with huge endorsement deals.

'TimeShift' Gets Delayed, Xbox Version Cancelled?

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 9:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari's product page reveals that Saber Interactive FPS has been pushed back from its original October 2005 all the way back to spring 2006. To even add further to the dismay, the Xbox port seems to have been cancelled, although rumors about an X360 version have been floating around the past few days. TimeShift will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, the latest graphics technology, and high production values to create a truly unique action game experience.

'RPG Maker 3' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2005 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Budding game designers everywhere prepare to create the most advanced stories and fantastic new game worlds ever! Agetec announces that RPG Maker 3, the latest in the Designer Series, will ship to North American retailers on September 6, 2005.