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'Winter Sports' (PS2/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Oxygen Interactive are pleased to announce the expansion of their sports range with 'Winter Sports' for the PS2 and PC. Inspired by the forthcoming Winter Olympics, Winter Sports will see gamers cut through gates, punch through turns and slip through gliding phases as they strive to become number one.

'S.C.S.: Dangerous Waters' Goes Double Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 8:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Sonalysts, Inc. are pleased to announce that the ultimate naval warfare title, S.C.S.: Dangerous Waters has gone gold.

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' Demo Details

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 4:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has revealed some additional details on the upcoming NFS MW demo, which is scheduled to be released early November (between 1st-14th ). The demo will feature 2 Quick Race Tracks (Sprint - Point-to-Point, and Speedtrap - New Race Mode), driveable in 3 cars (Tuned Mustang, Stock Cayman S, and Tuned Cayman S), with opponents using 6 cars (IS300, GTO, Golf GTI, Cayman S, Viper, and Mustang). Also included will be a Pursuit Length Challenge, a Tollbooth Challenge, and Roadblock dodge Challenge. Aural pleasure is assued with 4 music tracks, and as bonus there will be a 30 second video showcasing the blacklist and blacklist opponents.

'Battlefield 2: Special Forces' - 18 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 3:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield 2: Special Forces brings the intensity and excitement of its predecessors into the realm of covert ops with the latest, most technologically advanced vehicles and weapons systems available to man.

'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' (ALL) - 50 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 2:26 a.m. PST | 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.

'City of Villains' Servers Go Live!

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NCsoft announced today that the City of Villains servers have gone live, and is now available in shops in a special Collectors Edition, packed with extra goodies, as well as the standard retail package. players will be able to take on villainous personas, customizing villain costumes and building bases for their super-powered groups.

Secret Lair Studios Working on Next-Gen MMO

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2005 @ 1:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Washington-based game studio Secret Lair Studios, boasting founders from such prestigious studios as NCsoft, Microsoft, Blizzard, SOE, Monolith, Origin and, is developing a next-generation online world and today announced that they have selected the BigWorld Technology Suite as their development platform for future games.

'Alien Arena 2006' - Standalone Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2005 @ 1:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

COR Entertainment has released Alien Arena 2006, the new standalone freeware online deathmatch game! Included are 25 total levels, 9 detailed characters, 8 weapons, 2 vehicles, 5 gamplay modes (DM, TDM, CTF, All Out Assault, Deathball), and much more!

'Adrenalin' - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2005 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Adrenalin is a game that successfully blends the genres of thrilling adrenalin-pumping racing and an economic management sim. The aim of a player is to not only become the fastest driver around, but to be a talented manager as well.

'Grandia III' (PS2) Coming to North America

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2005 @ 1:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Grandia III is the newest title in Game Arts' role-playing series, coming to the PS2. Grandia III will use an all-new engine, N3, allowing for larger and more detailed environments. Already released in Japan, the ESRB just approved Grandnia III for its North American release, giving it a T (Teen) rating, although no specific release date has been given. In Grandia III you play as Yuuki, a 16-year-old boy who dreams of being a pilot. When Yuuki meets Alfina, an elven shaman who cna talk to holy beasts, he gets involved in a mission to find her brother Emilious, turned evil and wants to conquering the world.