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'Great Invasions' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 9:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A clever mix of strategy and action, Great Invasions plunges you back into Europe of the Dark Ages, a time in history where hundreds of nations and barbarian tribes rush to assault the civilized world, from AD 375 (arrival of the Huns) to AD 1066 (conquest of England by the Normans).

'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' (ALL) - First PSP Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 9:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry is mysteriously selected as the fourth competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Each contestant in this international competition must confront a fire-breathing dragon, rescue friends from the icy depths of the Black Lake, and navigate the twisting mysteries of a vast, dangerous maze.

EBGames Reveals Xbox 360 Pre-Order Bundles

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EBGames is first out the gate with offering Xbox 360 bundles that are now available for pre-order. The ultimate version will cost you no less than $699, and includes the X360 Premium, including 4 games (Perrfect Dark Zero: Limited Edition, DoA 4, Kameo and PGR3), as well as headset, second wireless controller (+ charger), and basttery pack. The Core bundle goes for $599 and has the same 4 games, wired controller, mem. card (to save games, since you have no HD in the Core system).

'City of Villains' - 37 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Villains will provide players with a chance to play the "bad guy" in the comic-book inspired world created by Cryptic Studios. Take on the role of super-powered villains and create your own character using thousands of power and costume options. Then battle heroes and become a true menace to society while plotting your way to world domination.

X2 Battery Makes You PSP Last Longer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The X2 Battery is a direct replacement for your PSP's rechargeable battery, but offers double the capacity of the standard model. Now you can play for twice as long, watch twice as many movies and listen to twice as much music before having to power it up. The X2 Battery lasts up to eight hours on a single charge!

'Marvel Nemesis: Rise Of The Imperfects' (NGC/PS2/PSP/Xbox) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of Super Heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all.

NCSoft Announces 'Guild Wars' PvP Extreme Weekend

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This Friday night ArenaNet is rolling out a comprehensive set of new skill balance changes for the Guild Wars PvP play environment. Based on intensive in-house testing and founded on player feedback and suggestions, ArenaNet believes they will add even more fun to Guild Wars PvP gameplay. Read more for details ...

'Kingdom of Paradise' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom of Paradise is an action-RPG in which you take the role of a young warrior outcast named Shinbu. When one of the five martial clans attempts to disrupt a peaceful balance of power within the land of Ohka, Shinbu becomes determined to defend his clan and restore equal power to the five clans that once ruled the world. Set in a vast, living world, players will develop their sword fighting skills as they explore active environments in a crusade to defeat an evil clan.

'Far Cry Instincts' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for Xbox in September 2005.

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.13c Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has yet again released a minor updated patch for good old Starcraft, and its expansion pack Brood War. The v1.13c patch fixes a bug involving zerg buildings, and a bug related to minimap unit ordering during replays. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...