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'Kirby: Canvas Curse' (NDS) - 42 New Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Kirby: Canvas Curse, it's up to you to use your magic paintbrush (stylus) to guide the pink hero, stun enemies, and launch special attacks. Read more to check out the new screens ...

'Terrorist Takedown: Payback' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City Interactive is working on an addon for its Terrorist Takedown action game, Payback. Scheduled for an April release, Terrorist Takedown: Payback is a standalone expansion pack in which the player once againtakes on the role of GIs fighting against terrorrism. The expansion incorporates various gameplay improvements over the original title and adds 10 new missions, and lets you fly AH 64-Apache, control the .50 caliber humvee machine gun, or take aim with an antitank cannon.

Activision Brings 'Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade' To Europe

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision today announced that the company has signed an agreement with SOE to publish Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade for PSP in all territories excluding U.S., Canada and Japan, as well as those areas serviced by SCEA. Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade is the only multiplayer action role-playing game currently available for the PSP.

'Asheron's Call 2: Legions' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 3:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine Entertainment is developing and publishing its first expansion pack for Asheron's Call 2, called Legions. The expansion will continue the ever-evolving epic adventure that was begun with the graphically groundbreaking massively multiplayer online role playing game Asheron's Call 2.

'Daxter' Gets His Own Game on The PSP

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 2:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ready at Dawn, new dev studio formed by ex-Naughty Dog and former Blizzard people, announced that it is working on a new action/adventure product revolving around Jak's former sidekick. While not many details are available yet, 1UP revealed that you will be able to exchange data between Jak X on the PS2 and the new Daxter PSP title, to unlock new playable characters.

'Joint Task Force' Announced - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Revealed a little while ago, HD Interactive and Mithis today officially announced their new real-time strategy game for the PC entitled Joint Task Force. The game, a state-of-the-art military RTS with a contemporary setting, is scheduled for a worldwide release in Q2 2006.

Konami Acquires Majority Stake In Hudson Soft

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami Corp announced that it will make its affiliate game software maker Hudson Soft Co a subsidiary through a private offering of new shares later this month. Responding to a capital infusion request from the financially troubled Hudson, Konami will buy 3 million new Hudson shares on April 27 for 1.43 billion yen. Previously Konami already owned 45% of the company, and after the acquisition of shares clims to 54%. Hudson Soft currently has 540 employees, but the upcoming restructuring will surely slim that number down.

'Medal of Honor European Assault' (PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William “Wild Bill” Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic ServicesĀ­the OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 12, 2005 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers #479

by Rainier on April 11, 2005 @ 11:58 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 :

  • Jak X: Combat Racing - Trailer
  • Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition - Trailer #4
  • Echo: Secrets of the Lost Cavern - Teaser Trailer
  • Fire Emblem [NGC] - Trailer #2
  • Dragonshard - Dev Diary #5