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'Amped 3' (X360) Confirmed Launch Title

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced Amped 3 is a launch day candidate for the Xbox 360. Amped 3 features an all-new physics engine, enhanced controls and the world's greatest winter resorts to create the most authentic snowboarding experience. Action is interlaced with a hip storyline that encompasses the distinct snowboarder culture, style, music and attitude.

'Left Behind: Eternal Forces' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fans of the Left Behind Series books will soon be able to join the Tribulation Forces and participate actively in the battle of good versus evil with the launch of the real-time-strategy (RTS) title, Left Behind: Eternal Forces, the first PC game based on the blockbuster apocalyptic series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.

'Condemned: Criminal Origins' (X360) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced that its upcoming first-person psychological thriller Condemned: Criminal Origins has gone gold for the Xbox 360. SEGA confirms the game will ship throughout North America on November 22 to coincide with the launch of Xbox 360.

'Black' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

You are Sergeant First-Class Jack Kellar, seasoned veteran of the US military and a leader of a BLACK ops team. Your squad have been sent into the heart of Eastern Europe on a dangerous mission, drawn in to the midst of a relentless combat zone to bring in a traitor.

'The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion' (PSP) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bandai Games today announced that The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion has gone gold. A single-player turn-based role-playing game, The Legend of Heroes features more than 100 unique characters to interact with, over 50 hours of gameplay and a deeply involving story line that unfolds in one of the most beautifully crafted 3D environments available on the PSP.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Activision has released a demo allowing you to check out an intro movie, a quick tutorial and 2 early zones (Sanctuary and Dead Zone) from the full game. Read more for download links ...

'World Championship Poker 2' (PS2/Xbox) Goes All-In at Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced that it has released World Championship Poker 2: Featuring Howard Lederer for the PS2 and Xbox. WCP 2 is also slated to ship next month for the PSP.

'50 Cent: Bulletproof' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) Bosses - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Bulletproof, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld. Working with the unlikeliest of allies, the streets heat up as 50 Cent takes on the most dangerous crime families in the city, uncovering an international conspiracy with devastating implications. Today we reveal the bosses you will face in 50 Cent: Bulletproof.

2K Games Signs 'The Da Vinci Code' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) License

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Games announced today an exclusive worldwide agreement with Sony Pictures to publish and distribute current generation console video games based on the highly-anticipated The Da Vinci Code film by Oscar winning director Ron Howard, which is based on Dan Brown's best-selling novel. The games are being developed by The Collective.

'Hammer & Sickle' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 2, 2005 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV announced today that its tactical RPG, Hammer & Sickle, has gone gold. The game, which is set to ship in North America on December 5, places gamers in the role of a Soviet spy working to prevent a nuclear showdown between the world's superpowers.