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'Faces of War' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2005 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few weeks ago Ubisoft announced that it will publish Faces of War (previously known as Outfront II), a World War II squad-based, RTS game developed by Best Way, the people behind Soldiers: Heroes of World War II. Read more for additional details ..

Kylotonn Terminates 'Bet on Soldier' Publishing Agreement with Digital Jesters

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2005 @ 12:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kylotonn announces that it has terminated the distributing and publishing agreement Digital Jesters due to non-payment and breaches of contract perpetrated by the Digital Jesters management. Kylotonn owns Bet on Soldier and will shortly arrange a new agreement with another publisher for this title in the UK and in the US.

'Untold Legends 2' (PSP) and 'Field Commander' (PSP) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 10:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft Europe is pleased to announce that it is extending its publishing agreement with Sony Online Entertainment to introduce two new games for the PSP: Field Commander and Untold Legends: The Warrior’s Code. Both games are scheduled for release in spring 2006 throughout Europe, Asia and Australia/New Zealand.

'80 Days' - Demo #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 9:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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. Frogwares has released a new demo allowing you to try out the train level. You are traveling aboard the super train "Goliath." Your goal is to reach the destination as fast as possible.

'Flying Range II: Long Way Home' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Flying Range II: Long Way Home is an action-arcade set in the year of 2026. You are the captain of the first hyperspace engine equipped battleship. You get lost in the galaxy and as the captain, it is your task to bring the ship and its crew back home. This demo is fully functional but will only let you play for 20 minutes after which you can unlock the full content by purchasing a registration key.

'Half-Life 1' and 'Day of Defeat Source' Get Steamy Update #32

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 7:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for its online delivery system Steam. This release updates the DoD:Source gameinfo.txt to support the Source SDK, and applies a few fixes to the Half-Life 1 engine, and a few tweaks to the H-L1 dedicated server. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Tourist Trophy' (PS2) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 6:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tourist Trophy offers players more than 80 licensed motorcycles to race in various game modes amongst more than 35 international courses. Featuring gameplay for up to two players, Tourist Trophy captures the fluid movement of man and machine like never before with game physics and graphics for an authentic true-to-life motorcycle riding simulation.

'Crime Life: Gang Wars' (Xbox) Cons Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 5:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami America today shipped Crime Life: Gang Wars for the Xbox, while the PC edition is scheduled for next week. This free-roaming, beat-em-up action brawler features a story line that delves into urban Hip Hop culture and puts gamers in the shoes of a small-time gang member as he fights his way up a criminal ladder for control of the city.

'King Kong' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) Ships In North America

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 5:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that Peter Jackson's King Kong launched today in North American stores. Delve deeper into the film experience through alternative viewpoints designed to immerse the player into the action and truly "feel" the tension of the adventure. Unprecedented Alternating Gameplay Battle for survival on Skull Island in first-person as Jack Driscoll AND experience the staggering power of King Kong in third-person taking on massive beasts.

'War Plan Orange: Dreadnoughts in the Pacific 1922-1930' Released

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 5:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games today announced the release of their stand-alone wargame War Plan Orange: Dreadnoughts in the Pacific 1922-1930. The year is 1922, World War I has come to a close but tensions still run high. The United States, fearing the worst, developed a system of plans for a potential war in the Pacific against Japan.