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'GT Legends' Gets Pushed Forward - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2005 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Numerous different game types as well as five levels of difficulty promise a high degree of long-term motivation for both beginners and pros. With a new engine, improved graphics and an extended list of features, GT LEGENDS will provide high authenticity, a detailed presentation and thrilling entertainment behind the steering wheel of an untamed racing beast. GT Legends is in its final testing phase and will now be released a few weeks earlier than planned, at the beginning of October!

'Codename: Panzers, Phase Two' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2005 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: Panzers, Phase Two will bring armchair generals to the war-torn battlefields of Africa, Southern Europe and the Balkans where they will fight as the Anglo-American Allies, the German-Italian Axis or the Yugoslavian resistance. A complement of heroes, both new and familiar, will be the players' alter egos in dozens of new missions as they attempt to lead their troops to victory.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 9:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer. Though few details about TC:NYC have been revealed, it will presumably have a similar moral-ambiguity system where Marcus can be either a good or a (very) bad cop.

'EVE Online: Cold War Edition' Launches

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CCP today announced the highly successful and smooth launch of EVE Online: Cold War Edition, a massive content upgrade to its popular massively multiplayer title EVE Online. The launch of EVE Online: Cold War Edition signifies yet another huge milestone for the ambitious developer, being met with critical acclaim.

'City of Villains' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Villains will provide players with a chance to play the "bad guy" in the comic-book inspired world created by Cryptic Studios. Take on the role of super-powered villains and create your own character using thousands of power and costume options. Then battle heroes and become a true menace to society while plotting your way to world domination.

EA's Hot Summer Night 2005 - Screens (part 1)

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is holding their summer press event today, and here is a deluge of screens from the titles that are being presented:

  • Battlefield 2: Modern Combat (PS2/Xbox)
  • Black & White 2 (PC)
  • Burnout Legends (PSP)
  • Burnout Revenge (PS2/Xbox)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (ALL)
  • James Bond 007 : From Russia With Love (NGC/PS2/Xbox)

'Evil Dead Regeneration' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter an all-new Evil Dead experience, as Ash finds himself arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to Sunny Meadows, an institute for the criminally insane. Though better than the madness he escaped hidden within the woods, he quickly learns the evil has only become more malevolent.

'Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects' (ALL) Gets More Comic Book Talent

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At Comic-con 2005, EA announced today that acclaimed comic writer, Mark Millar, and artist, Terry Dodson, will be joining the roster of top comic book talent, including Jae Lee, on the development of Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects. The game features multiple Super Heroes from the Marvel Universe as well as a new set of characters created by EA called, "The Imperfects."

'Ultimate Spider-Man' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dive into an immersive adventure as you experience a living comic-book illustrated with 3D Comic Inking Technology. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled in one video game.

'Dark Age of Camelot' Free For 14 Days

by Rainier on July 14, 2005 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today announced the "Come Back to Camelot" Campaign, which invites past Dark Age of Camelot players to experience the game's upgrades and additions free of charge for ten days. From July 14th through the 24th, anyone with a retired account can log into the game, and their character will be waiting for them, just as they left it.