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'L.A. RUSH' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games today announced that L.A. RUSH has gone gold and will ship to stores for the PS2 and the Xbox. Set in the city of angels where players can race over 350 drivable miles of road in over 35 licensed vehicles, L.A. RUSH will be available on October 10th.

Playlogic Signs 'Captain Blood' (X360/PC)

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic today announced the acquisition of Captain Blood for Xbox360 and PC, being developed by Russian studio Akella. Captain Blood is a pirate action game based on Rafael Sabatini’s novel, Captain Blood: His Odyssey, about the notorious Captain Peter Blood.

'FIFA Interactive World Cup 2005' (Xbox) Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FIFA, Xbox and Electronic Arts today announced the second FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC). As the world's only FIFA-sanctioned global video game tournament, the FIWC will combine both on and off-line football gaming action featuring EA's all-new EA SPORTS FIFA 06 for the Xbox and Xbox Live.

'Ultimate Spider-Man' (ALL) Slings Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Consumers can now take on the role of Marvel's Spider-Man, the world's most famous Super Hero, and his arch-nemesis Venom with the release of Activision's newest entry in the Spider-Man video game franchise -- Ultimate Spider-Man.

'Black' (PS2/Xbox) - 32 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now that the Burnout titles have been wrapped up, Criterion can work full speed ahead on its new console shooter, "Black." While they are new to the FPS genre, they have the utmost confidence that their modern day shooter will bring never before seen intensity. In Black you play as an American Covert Ops soldier going up against all sorts of foes in an Eastern European setting.

'Space Invaders Evolution' (PSP) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 2:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Invaders Evolution inaugurates the Evolution brand, a sister to the Revolution series on the Nintendo DS. Space Invaders Evolution marks Rising Star's first step onto the PSP and will blaze a trail for daring innovation that future Evolution titles will aim to follow.

'SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced that the first expansion pack for Sierra action game SWAT 4 is in development and is scheduled for release in Q1 2006. Entitled 'The Stetchkov Syndicate', the expansion pack brings a host of new levels, weapons and enhancements to the highly rated SWAT 4.

'World Racing 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Racing 2 will put the fun of driving at centre stage and offer optimised arcade racing characteristics, rich and varied range of mission modes, lively scenarios, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars. TDK has released a World Racing 2 demo featuring the Italy scenario, and 3 driveable cars (Golf GTI, Golf R32 and the Race Touareg). Read more for download links ...

'Earth 2160' - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earth 2160 is an RTS game based on the popular and successful EARTH series. Including single and multiplayer modes. The game uses the latest Earth III engine. Storing objects in a format based on the mathematical model of Bezier-curves instead of polygons. Giving an as yet unseen level of detail, only limited by the hardware used.

Rockstar Games To Release 'Sunday Driver' Documentary on PSP

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2005 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sunday Driver, produced by Rockstar Games, is an all-access documentary film that chronicles the Compton/Watts chapter of California’s low rider car club, The Majestics. Directed by Carol Strong, Sunday Driver is an incredible portrait of a community working together to build the ultimate customized vehicles while struggling to legitimize their lifestyle under close scrutiny of the authorities.