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'Perfect Dark Zero' (X360) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announces the launch of the new community site for Rare's FPS Perfect Dark Zero. The official site features screenshots, new game details, wallpaper and high-resolution PDFs of the new Perfect Dark Zero comic book. Visitors have the opportunity to interact with other fans to discuss the latest game information, including future updates from Xbox Live, as well as giving gives players a chance to learn more about the development team.

'Nevski Titbit' - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vzlab today revealed the first details of its newest 3D FPS Nevski Titbit. St. Peterburg is in ruins and the city is under alien attack, and is it up to you to take revenge. Fend off tons of enemies through 15 historically accurate levels, blast slimey creatures with over 15 weapons (and a few unlockables) and complete objectives through multiple paths, foul language included (thanks Mario).

'The Antikiller' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Antikiller movie, The Antikiller game continues a merciless war between obnoxious criminal gangs and a one-man vigilante: a former police officer known as the Fox. A shocking 3rd person-view shooter, depicting one man's war against the Russian mafia and murderous mob rule. The player engages in a raging world of violence and crime, law-breaking and 'gangsta' battles.

'The Crazy Frog' Coming To GBA

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The German software publisher dtp has acquired the rights to the Crazy Frog from the licensing agency Wallaroo. In the range of a platform comprehensive game concept dtp will cover the GBA sector. The product will be released during the upcoming Christmas season and supported by various merchandising and PR activities.

Ritual Announces 'Play Testing' Program

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ritual has officially announced the Ritual Play Testing Program, allowing gamers to come in and give feedback on the titles currently in development. Participants must be over 18, live in the Dallas, TX area and have transportation to the West End district. People interested in becoming a registered Ritual play tester can sign up right here.

'Monster Madness' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 4:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Artificial Studios announced today that in conjunction with Immersion Software & Graphics, they would be developing Monster Madness, a 4-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the PC and Xbox 360.

'Perfect Dark: Zero' (X360) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2005 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Perfect Dark: Zero is the prequel to the hugely popular and critically acclaimed Perfect Dark. Set in the year 2020 — years before the original hit game — Perfect Dark: Zero reveals the origins of Joanna Dark, one of the most lethal special agents.

'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.