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'Auto Assault' Developer Q&A #5 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 2:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth. In this lenghty pre-canned Q&A, NetDevil's President Scott Brown, producer Steve Snow, and Design Director Ryan Seabury tells us about the game's final stages...

'StarCraft: Ghost' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft: Ghost is a tactical-action console game that refines the epic experience of StarCraft to the level of the individual soldier. Engage the StarCraft universe face-to-face as a deadly Ghost operative in the employ of the Dominion. With the help of determined allies, follow story-driven missions that take you from massive planetary battles through dangerous solo operations to an unexpected turn of events that leaves the fate of the universe in your hands.

Win A Free Car Playing 'Forza Motorsport' (Xbox)

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbox is challenging gamers to pit their driving skills against each other in the Xbox UK Forza Challenge tournament to win a limited edition Fiat Xbox Stilo worth £11, 995. One of four lucky finalists will fight to the finish at the Forza Challenge finals on 24th September in Virgin Megastores' flagship Oxford Street store.

'Scooby-Doo! Unmasked' (GBA/NDS/ NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this action adventure platform game, players will assume the role of Scooby-Doo as he and the teenage sleuths of Mystery Inc. visit Fred's cousin Jed, a monster movie set designer. They'll find Jed has disappeared and his animatronics are out of control, sending mechanical monsters haywire and making Jed the prime suspect. Players must stop the creepy costumed characters, unmask the truth and prove Jed's innocence.

'Astérix & Obélix XXL 2: Mission Las Vegum' (PS2/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Faithful to the tradition of parody that runs throughout the Asterix stories, Atari's latest Asterix offering is an explosive video game crammed with surprising encounters that parody the greatest icons of the video game world and is awash with wry references to many of the great moments that have marked over 25 years of video game history.

'80 Days' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German Publisher Anaconda Games announced today that Frogwares' Jules Verne inspired adventure game 80 Days has been delayed, for 30 days. reason the for delay was to give the game extra time and make the best quality product for fans to enjoy. Journey on every existing means of transport, making you to use all inventiveness ingenuity, full of discoveries of unseen and unheard beauties. New gentleman, new bet, but it is up to you to choose itinerary.

'Burnout Revenge' (PS2/Xbox/X360) - 56 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Built for unprecedented destruction, Burnout Revenge challenges gamers to exact their revenge on rush hour traffic, vindictive rival racers and anything else that gets between them and the finish line.

'Star Wars Battlefront II' (PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Battlefront II takes one Imperial-walker step forward with all-new space combat, playable Jedi, and never-before-seen environments straight out of the Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith film. Enjoy an all-new single-player experience that takes players through an epic, story-based saga where every action the player takes impacts the battlefront and, ultimately, the fate of the Star Wars galaxy.

'WRC: Rally Evolution' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interactive events that affect game play: Unpredictability is the name of the game as you race across the world's most challenging terrains without knowing what's around the corner...a crash, a flood, a forest fire, tumbling mountain rocks...who knows? The 'events' change every time you play so get prepared to expect the unexpected just like the professionals...

'Monster Madness' (X360/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Madness, under development by Artificial Studios in conjunction with Immersion Software & Graphics, is a 4-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the PC and Xbox 360.