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'Heroes of Might and Magic V' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first game to reintroduce the Might & Magic universe to the public will be Heroes of Might and Magic V. Gamers will delve into a more mature, consistent fantasy universe that will appeal to fans of all fantasy genres. One of the most successful turn-based strategy* franchises, the Heroes of Might and Magic series, with its distinctive touch of RPG, is a benchmark in the Heroic Fantasy genre, with considerable commercial and critical acclaim.

'Juiced' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 3:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Juiced immerses you in the lifestyle and culture of the real street modding scene. Starting as a new kid on the block, without a set of wheels to your name, build up your own crew of ‘driving gods’ and dominate the established street racing scene of Angel City. Earn respect by showing off you skills, race for pink slips, and eventually form a team and compete in crew races. THQ has launched the official website with news, screens, trailers, wallpapers, and full background on all parts manufacturers featured in game. A new demo is also coming soon ...

'Stolen' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Sneaks up On Store Shelves

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 2:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games today announced that Stolen has shipped and is now available in stores across North America. Stolen is an ultra realistic, third person, stealth-based, action game based around a high-tech female thief. Along with innovative high-tech stealth/robbery game actions and events, Stolen also boasts some truly amazing technical and presentational features to give it a spectacular look that will captivate gamers.

'El Matador' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

El Matador is a third person, stealth action game, where the player takes on the role of a DEA agent, whose aim is to bring down the narkomafia, an organised crime syndicate in South America. Driven by revenge for what the narkomafia did to his brother, the player will progress through a story which weaves its way throughout the adventure, combines all the essential features of surprise, unexpected twists and dramatic developments.

Playboy Offers Video Content for PSP

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playboy.com today has announced its next step in delivering digital and downloadable beauties with the launch of its newest feature "PlayboyStation Portable." Playboy.com has created a sci-fi themed pictorial of the Cyber Girl of the Year 2005 Amy Sue Cooper that was photographed and formatted specifically for viewing on this device.

'MediEvil' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One hundred years have passed since the evil Sorcerer Zarok was defeated at the Battle of Gallowmere, heroically cut down by a mortally wounded Sir Daniel Fortesque. Or at least, that's what the people were told; in fact poor Sir Dan was a bit of a coward, falling in the very first wave of arrows. Now Zarok has returned, turning day into night, and raising an undead army to conquer the land. As a side effect Dan has also been resurrected... now, he has the chance to defeat Zarok and in death become the hero he never was in life.

'Popeye: Rush For Spinach' (GBA) Muscles Its Way To Retail

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Popeye: Rush For Spinach" for the GBA has shipped to North American retail stores. "Popeye: Rush For Spinach" lets you compete in the ultimate race and features popular characters from the "Popeye" universe.

'WWE WrestleMania 21' (Xbox) Smacks Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and JAKKS Pacific today announced the release of the Xbox exclusive WWE WrestleMania 21. WWE WrestleMania 21 features for the first time ever Superstar voice-over, authentic ringside commentary from SmackDown! and RAW announcers, motion-capture technology and the ability to take a created Championship Belt online to challenge others via Xbox Live.

'Squad Assault: Second Wave' Announced

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that it has reached a co-publishing agreement with Merscom to bring World War II real-time strategy game "Squad Assault: Second Wave" for PC to North American retail. The game is a significantly updated, enhanced, and expanded release of the critically-acclaimed "Squad Assault: West Front", with even more new campaigns, operations, and single mission scenarios than previously announced, for at least 100 new battles.

'Company of Heroes' Revealed

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The June issue of PC Gamer has information about a new RTS title in the works over at THQ's Relic Studios. Company of Heroes will be set during WWII, be high on realism, have destructable terrain, and include ragdoll effect (thanks RelicNews). If more information becomes available, or the new PC Gamer arrives, we will update ...