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'Advent Rising' (Xbox) Begins Its Retail Journey

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An epic saga begins as Majesco today announced that the Xbox version of Advent Rising, the first in a blockbuster trilogy of sci-fi action video games, has shipped to retail outlets nationwide, the PC edition is scheduled for launch on June 30.

'Halo' - v1.07 Update Patch & Server Available NOW

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After last weeks Halo CE patch, Microsoft has now also issued a new patch for Gearbox/Bungie's first person shooter Halo: Combat Evolved. This upgrade brings your Halo retail to v1.07 and addresses a rare crash bug that could occur if a malicious individual (hacker) purposely imitates a game server and sends invalid data to clients who try to browse the server list. Read more for details and download links ...

'Ground Zero: Genesis of a New World' Delayed - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The player takes the role of the leader and has to build up a team – whatever action it may take. With the help of this team he has to take control of the world of Ground Zero. To achieve this he must conquer 20 different locations and protect them from his enemies. The leader can choose between 250 different equipments like weapons, armour, building materials and food. There are 4 different professions: mercenary, technician, hunter, and doctor.

Microsoft Signs 'Fonix Speech' For X360

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 8:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fonix Speech announced an agreement to continue to deliver Fonix voice command technology to the Xbox 360. Fonix Speech is an integrated communications carrier providing telecommunications services and value-added speech technologies

'Tony Tough 2: A Rake's Progress' - 31 New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tony is back in a brand-new adventure with modern 3D-graphics. However, Tony Tough 2: A Rake's Progress is no sequel, but a prequel – it takes the player back into Tony’s youth, into the year 1953, when Tony was 13 years old. Read more to check out the new screens...

'Big Mutha Truckers 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 22 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big Mutha Truckers 2 begins with Ma Jackson being taken into police custody for tax evasion. The only way she can win her case is by hiring Cousin Jacob, the most "fancy-talkin' legal fella" this side of Booger's Canyon. Players will be challenged to raise the cash needed to bribe jurors to let Ma off by trucking, trading, wheeling and dealing.

'James Bond 007: From Russia With Love' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new game will follow the plot of the original "From Russia with Love" film, including the battle on the Orient Express and the boat chase sequence, but will expand the story with new action sequences. The development team approached the game as a director's cut of the film, which will allow the player to utilize such cool toys as the jetpack and a Q-copter as well as the trusty Walther PPK handgun.

Spanish Launch Motorcycle Game As Drug Prevention

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Spanish company Advanced Addiction Treatments (TAVAD) has announced the first videogame in the world which allows the virtual use of cocaine during a motorcycle racing game. The game aims at preventing drug use among young people by acting as a psychological vaccine against cocaine.

'T72: Balkans on Fire!' Goes Gold - Trailers

by Rainier on May 31, 2005 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News and IDDK/Crazy House proudly announce that T72: Balkans on Fire! has now officially reached Gold status and is ready for release. Production of the finished goods (CDs and printed manual) begins immediately, and the game is expected to ship to customers in late June/early July. An addon with full multiplayer support is already being worked on, scheduled for end of the year.

Various Game Trailers #515

by Rainier on May 30, 2005 @ 5:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Battlefield 2 - Menu & Gameplay Trailers
  • Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow - Trailers
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi - Trailer
  • Delta Force: Black Hawk Down - PS2 Trailer
  • Nascar 2006 - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...