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John Romero Resurfaces .. Again

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 2:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Famed developer John Romero sort of vanished the past few month after his quiet departure from Midway, where he was working on Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows. Not until several weeks after the fact did it become known that he had left, and hasn't been heard from since. Today Romero posted a small update in his personal blog, stating that he is "co-founder of a new game company in the bay area and am much better off in many ways than I was at Midway." No name for the new development studio was given, nor for the new project that Romero is working on, except "When news of my new game somehow gets out, I think everyone will be a bit shocked." To be continued ...

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced that its suspense-filled adventure game Indigo Prophecy has shipped to retailers nationwide. Indigo Prophecy tells the story of a man whose destiny is irrevocably altered when he unwillingly commits a brutal murder. Through the use of branching storylines and multiple character perspectives, players embark on an immersive adventure on par with a Hollywood thriller.

'WRC: Rally Evolution' (PS2) - 45 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 2:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interactive events that affect game play: Unpredictability is the name of the game as you race across the world's most challenging terrains without knowing what's around the corner...a crash, a flood, a forest fire, tumbling mountain rocks...who knows? The 'events' change every time you play so get prepared to expect the unexpected just like the professionals...

'Genji: Dawn of the Samurai' (PS2) Slices Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the release of its PS2 exclusive Genji: Dawn of the Samurai. Genji: Dawn of the Samurai is an intense 3D single-player samurai swordfighting action-adventure game set upon twelfth century feudal Japan. A dramatic samurai plot fused with mythology, Genji: Dawn of the Samurai delivers a story of two noble warriors engaged in a crusade against mythical forces controlling Japan.

'Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories' (PSP) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story of GTA: Liberty City Stories takes place 3 years before the events of Grand Theft Auto 3 and we find that our main character Toni Cipriani has returned from laying low for the past 4 years after taking out a rival mob boss for the Leone crime family. Having welcomed him back with open arms, the Don Salvatore Leone is putting Toni to back work under the watchful eye of Vincenzo Cilli, one of his most trusted capo’s.

'We Love Katamari' (PS2) Rolls into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco today announced that We Love Katamari has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. This next installment Katamari Damacy continues the saga of the King of All Cosmos and his son, the Prince, with all-new gameplay objectives in amazing new locales around the world as well as original cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes.

'Jacked' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xplosiv announced today the signing of Jacked, a high speed, street bike race game, with a difference! Previously known as Torque, Jacked was initially signed by JoWood. Forget everything you thought you knew about motorbike racing games because Jacked revs up your adrenaline to 100% and delivers a powerful racing game with a punch.

'Fable: The Lost Chapters' Has Been Found In Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command your fate and embark on a journey to the wondrous land of Albion in Fable: The Lost Chapters for Windows, now shipping to stores! Lionhead Studios' fantasy RPG takes players on a wild adventure filled with ferocious monsters, dazzling magic and captivating lore, where every action has a consequence and a lone individual will determine the future of Albion!

'Age of Angels' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Angels is a story about the fight for one of the many Worlds. You are the Metathron, the First Angel, messenger of Gods. The world, in which you were sent, swarms with hostile forces. Using the magical power you should clear the World and decide who will rule it.

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) Demo Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this week rumors went wild that 2K Games informed us that the eagerly anticipated Serious Sam 2 demo will be released tomorrow morning at 10AM EDT (7am PST). The single/multiplayer demo will feature the complete Seriousopolis Uptown level, playable over LAN and co-op with up to four people, all weapons included and will also have one of the vehicles. Of course we will have the demo available on our fileserver network at the aforementioned time.