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'Mage Knight: Destiny's Soldier' (NDS) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 12:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco announces Mage Knight: Destiny's Soldier, a turn-based strategy game for the NDS. Based on the miniature game from WizKids Games. True to the tabletop gaming franchise, Mage Knight: Destiny's Soldier will have players embark on an epic journey where they must gather, build and customize an army of their very own.

'Dark Messiah of Might & Magic' (X360/PC) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 11:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, players will be introduced to the world of Ashan, the new setting for all future Might & Magic games. Ashan is a dark and unforgiving world, scarred by a bloody history and threatened by an apocalyptic prophecy: the Dark Messiah.

'SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars' Coming To North America

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Aspyr Media today announced it has acquired the rights from JoWood to publish and distribute SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars in North America. In this seamless blend of RTS and RPG genres, SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars provides an environment full of surprises and challenges as the player takes on the role of the Avatar, (ev. together with his party of heroes) solving quests and overcoming obstacles in carefully crafted worlds.

EA Ships Four Xbox 360 Launch Titles To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced it has shipped its biggest launch line up of EA SPORTS titles to stores with four EA SPORTS branded games for the Xbox 360. FIFA 06: Road to FIFA World Cup, Madden NFL 06, NBA LIVE 06 and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 are all available for the new game system.

'Raiders of the Lost Casino' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A humorous action/adventure game about mysterious and adventuring journey of the young luckless hero. The attractive but rather down-on-his-luck young hero of the game gets into a scrap. But he's a hard nut to crack, and a series of misfortunes turn into jolly and sometimes exreme adventures.

'Kameo: Elements of Power' (X360) Gets Manga Comic Book Series

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prima Games today announced the upcoming release of a manga series based on Rare's Kameo: Elements of Power video game. A preview of the manga will appear in Kameo: Elements of Power -- Prima's Official Game Guide, releasing in mid-November. The four-page section will introduce the storyline and artistic style that the remainder of the series will follow.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

Dolby And Xbox 360 Team Up To Bring You Aural Pleasure

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dolby Laboratories announced today that the new Xbox 360 will support Dolby Digital surround sound for both games and movies. This next-generation game console includes both interactive Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound for game play, as well as Dolby Digital decoding for video playback.

'Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2' (NDS) Blasts Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced the company has shipped Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors 2, featuring explosive tag team battles, offering gamers the opportunity to experience high-speed fighting and providing them with an exclusive opportunity to uncover new DBZ plotlines.

'Walk of Game' Inductees Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Walk of Game today announced its list of 2006 inductees. John Carmack and Sid Meier were selected in the Lifetime Achievement category, and EverQuest, Final Fantasy, Lara Croft (Tomb Raider), and StarCraft received the top votes for favorite Games/Characters. Winners will be honored with a permanent 24"x24" customized steel star installed on the floors of Metreon, in downtown San Francisco. The official induction ceremony is currently set for Spring 2006.