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'Blitzkrieg II' Gets UK Release Date

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg II is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships. Set for release October 14th 2005 in the UK, Blitzkrieg II will retail for £34.99.

'Premier Manager 2005-2006' (GBA/PS2/PC) Announced

by Rainier on June 29, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZOO digital are pleased to announce the latest installment of the Premier Manager series 2005-2006. The game has been overhauled in terms of presentation and game interface which will enhance the brand further.

Various Game Trailers #536

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 11:13 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 :

  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent - Trailer
  • The Godfather - Trailer #5
  • Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams - Japanese Trailer
  • Fallen Earth - Trailer

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

'Project Gotham Racing 3' (X360) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 10:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PGR 3 creates the ultimate roster of the hottest supercars in existence, introduces them to the high-definition era, and drops them into a completely new gaming world, where style rules the road. Racers define and create individually customized gameplay, and can race each other — on or offline. Read more to check out the latest visual goodness.

'Galley Battles: From Salamis to Actium' Announced

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 9:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fans of ancient naval warfare, rejoice, for your ship has come in! Shrapnel Games would like to announce that we will be publishing Galley Battles: From Salamis to Actium, an exciting turn-based computer game covering the very early days of naval warfare. Read more for details ...

'Burnout Legends' (PSP) - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth with new PSP-only features, gameplay refinements and connectivity. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit, with white-knuckle multiplayer via WiFi, and a GameShare option allowing players to wirelessly share a demo level of the game with friends.

'The Sims 2' (GBA/PSP/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears. And, for the first time, players will be able to take direct control of their Sim without having to use their cursor.

'Shot-Online' Lands a Hole-in-One With Full-Featured Live Service

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

OnNet is pleased to announce the North American online launch of Shot-Online, its realistic golf simulation game.

'Riviera: The Promised Land' (GBA) Heads to Retail

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 3:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. announced today that is has shipped Riviera: The Promised Land another superb Role Playing Game for the GBA.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | 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. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.