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Xbox Live Breaks Two Million Subscribers Barrier .. And Counting

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced today that its Xbox Live now unites two million gamers from around the world. Xbox Live continues to grow exponentially having doubled its online, dynamic community in just one year – the equivalent to adding one Xbox Live member every 30 seconds.

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 10:00 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.

'Glacier' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Glacier is Team6's latest racing game featuring high speed 'car combat' situated on a dangerous mountain. No further details are available at this point so read more for the first screens ...

Konami Signs 'Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced that it will publish the official video game based on Aardman animation's and DreamWorks' upcoming movie, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. With huge free-roaming gaming environments, inventive action, plentiful gadgets, numerous mini games and humorous visuals that reproduce the distinctive look of the film, the game perfectly captures the fun, zany and imaginative world of Wallace and Gromit.

'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30' - SDK Tutorial #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a tutorial (and sample) outlining the design and creation of a fully functional single-player level for Gearbox's WW2 based FPS Brothers in Arms. A second tutorial focusing on MP maps will be released next week. Read more for download links...

'Friends: The One With All The Trivia' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will extend the Friends franchise to the videogame space with Friends: The One With All The Trivia for console and PC. Scheduled for nationwide release on Nov. 15, 2005, the Friends: The One With All The Trivia videogame will launch in conjunction with the final season of the TV on DVD franchise, Friends: The Complete Tenth Season.

'Hello Kitty Roller Rescue' (NGC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that XPEC's gamecube exclusive Hello Kitty Roller Rescue has gone gold. The first 3D Hello Kitty interactive adventure follows Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends as they work together to thwart Block-O - the ambitious menace from Block Planet who aspires to take over the world - and his horde of troublesome bullies.

Ray Liotta Joins 'Dungeon Siege' Movie Cast

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ray Liotta has joined the cast of Dungeon Siege, a 3 hour long sword-and-sorcery movie based on the million-selling PC game franchise. LeeLee Sobieski; Ron Pearlman; John Rhys-Davies; Matthew Lillard; Kristanna Loken; and Burt Reynolds round out cast of magical, classic tale of Good vs. Evil; shooting begins July 3 through October 11 in Vancouver

'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) Cover Athlete Signed

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that former professional football standout and Hall of Fame inductee, Lawrence Taylor, will serve as the official cover athlete for Midway's new, unlicensed football videogame, Blitz: The League. Blitz: The League exposes the harsh realism and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league.

Ascaron Signs Delayed 'El Matador'

by Rainier on July 20, 2005 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron announced todya that it has signed Plastic Reality's third person stealth/action title, El Matador. Take on the role of a DEA agent, whose aim is to bring down the Narcomafia, an organised crime syndicate in Central & South America. You will need to use all your skill and cunning to achieve victory against these high overwhelming odds. El Matador has now been pushed from Q3 2005, to Q2 2006.