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'Call of Duty 2' - Dedicated Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. Activision has released the official version of the Call of Duty 2 dedicated linux server, allowing you to host a game server in the linux environment, and contains the dedicated executable that requires the game data from retail game.

'X3: Reunion' Explores The Retail Universe

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 10:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight Interactive announced today that X3: Reunion has shipped to North American retail outlets. In the heroic battle for control of the X universe, players must manipulate the economic system or eliminate their enemies to achieve supremacy.

'Keepsake' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Keepsake, Wicked Studios' upcoming adventure game, will immerse you into a journey beyond compare. Assisted by a dragon afraid of heights, Lydia takes on to explore the Dragonvale Academy's empty structures in search for her best friend Celeste.

'F.E.A.R.' - v1.02 German Uncut Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 9:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. As Vivendi has released a new patch for Monolith's recently released FPS F.E.A.R. an updated patch to unlock the gore factor of the game through an activation button in the menu is now also available. Read more for download links ...

'Democracy' Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Positech Games announce today that its political strategy game, Democracy, is coming to retail in Europe. Every man, woman, and child is at the mercy of your political decisions and your re-election is at theirs. Every action you undertake as president will garner the support of some and the disdain of others, so tread lightly as you politic your way towards a successful next election.

'Trackmania Sunrise eXtreme' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Trackmania Sunrise is getting a free downloadable expansion pack dubbed Trackmania Sunrise eXtreme, featuring new and more insane tracks than ever before. The SP/MP demo includes a host of 2 race challenges, 2 stunt challenges, 2 platform challenges and 2 puzzle challenges, track editor is included.

'Prince of Persia The Two Thrones' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 4:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prince of Persia The Two Thrones takes the best features from The Sands of Time and Warrior Within, and combines them with new gameplay elements such as a second playable character, an intuitive Speed Kill system, outdoor Babylon environment, chariot combat and more.

Nintendo Rolling Out Its Wi-Fi Service In The UK

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo UK is bringing Wi-Fi technology into play from the 25th November 2005 with a new deal with wireless providers BT Openzone and The Cloud. The launch of the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service means the UK will allow anyone to play against friends and family across the globe simply, safely and for free.

'GUN' (ALL) - 60 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gun will be a GTA-style game, set in the West in the 1880s, in cities such as Dodge City and New Mexico's Las Vegas. The murderous 'Dodge City Gang' has been on a rampage and you seek revenge, hunting them down between Indians and Mexican pistoleros. Main mode of transportation is any horse you can find or steal, and of course, Gun will include high speed "horse" pursuits.

Electronic Arts Launches 'EA Recordings' Music Label

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced that it is teaming up with Nettwerk Music Group to launch EA Recordings, a digital music distribution label that will bring EA's rich catalogue of wholly-owned musical compositions and remixes to Digital Service Providers (DSPs) worldwide. This initiative will deliver music clips from EA games as ringtones, mastertones or in .mp3 format to online download destinations including Apple iTunes, MSN, Yahoo Music, AOL Music, Rhapsody and others.