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'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkwatch is an original FPS combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

Shrapnel Games Signs 'Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space'

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space is a grand space opera that will take you from a down and out starship captain to an amazing intergalactic hero whose renown travels light speed ahead of you!

'The Bard's Tale' - v1.01 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale will eschew genre clich├ęs in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience. inXile's development focus on the RPG genre comes from Brian Fargo's long legacy of delivering standard-setting RPGs to market. Ubisoft Europe has released a patch for The Bard's Tale bringing your European retail game to v1.01. No details as to what it fixes are available at this point.

'Gates of Troy' - NA Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine and Matrix Games have released a small patch for the North American version of Gates of Troy. This fix addresses a problem with corrupted graphics for the Achian Noble units, and contains the correct graphics files to replace them (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Rugby Challenge 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in many years the Northern Hemisphere Rugby nations are now on equal billing with their Southern Hemisphere counterparts and the competition for the top position has never been so close with even the minnows of the International scene coming up with shock results. Rugby Union has never been so competitive or so popular, even at club level.

Microsoft Might License Xbox Software

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates hinted Thursday that his company might license the software underlying its Xbox gaming machine to a variety of outside companies in a bid to expand the market share for the Xbox machine

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Sigma Star Saga' (GBA) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Sigma Star Saga has gone gold. Created exclusively for the GBA, Sigma Star Saga combines role-playing depth and storytelling with intense space-shooting action to create an original video game adventure unlike any other. Sigma Star Saga will be available in stores this August.

'Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 8:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows is the fusion of fantasy fighting action with the strategy of user-friendly RPG elements , providing gamers a deep, engaging gameplay experience complete with solo play, co-op and an online community. Lead by industry veterans John Romero (Doom, Quake) and Josh Sawyer (Icewind Dale), developed by Midway's San Diego studio, Seven Sorrows is scheduled for release on the PS2, Xbox and PC this November.

'Warfare' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2005 @ 7:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warfare is a real-time global war simulator with real material and it's devoted to a conflict in the Near East. There are two campaigns, one for the USA, the other for Saudi Arabia. The main goal of the first campaign is taking full control of the region; the second one is coming to power in Saudi Arabia and achieving the withdrawal of all American troops.