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'Nexuiz' - v1.1 Updated Download/Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 5, 2005 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nexuiz is a free 3D deathmatch game that is simply first person shooting reduced to the very basics with perfect weapon balancing. Nexuiz uses such technology as curved surfaces with its detailed maps, bumpmapping, realtime shadows, 64 player support, and an advanced model format. This 1.1 adds new features include bots, new level, new gamemodes, many bug fixes and weapon balance changes, on top of the original 17 maps, 28 playable characters, and 10 music tracks.

China Launches Clinic For Game Addicts

by Rainier on July 4, 2005 @ 10:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The government-owned clinic started taking patients in March and occupies the top floor of a two-story building on campus of the Beijing Military Region Central Hospital in the heart of the Chinese capital. A dozen nurses and 11 doctors care for the patients, mostly youths aged 14 to 24 who have lost sleep, weight and friends after countless hours in front of the computer, often playing video games with others online. Read more over at CNN's report ...

Various Game Trailers #540

by Rainier on July 4, 2005 @ 3:33 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 :

  • Ultimate Spider-Man - Trailer #2
  • 187: Ride or Die - Weapons Trailer
  • Huxley - Making of Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Burnout Revenge' (PS2/Xbox) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2005 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Revenge lets gamers rip through rush hour traffic and lay waste to scores of rubbernecking roadhogs in an over-the-top scene of vehicular mayhem. The game is currently in development by Criterion Games for the PS2 and Xbox.

Capcom's CEO Joins SCi To Head Up Freshly Acquired Eidos

by Rainier on July 4, 2005 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi today announced that Bill Gardner will join the company as CEO US Publishing and a member of the Management Board. Gardner will lead the US publishing office in San Francisco, including publishing, sales and US support teams, working closely with the other members of the Plc and Management Boards to ensure an aligned global strategy.

'ER' - Update Patch #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on July 4, 2005 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive has released a new update patch for its TV Series based strategy game ER. This patch fixes several memory leaks, and addresses an issue where AMD Thunderbirds would lock crash on startup. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'SIN 2' To Use Source Engine And Steam

by Rainier on July 4, 2005 @ 5:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The newest PC Gamer issue has some rather interesting information about Ritual previously cancelled but recentle resurrected SIN 2. Ritual CEO Steve Nix revealed that they have been talking to Valve for several years now regarding to release periodic installments for SIN 2, every 3-4 months, starting winter 2005, but up until now they have not been able to find a publisher, so Valve's Steam delivery system would be very suitable (thanks Eurogamer).

'Sudeki' - Update Patch #1 Available NOW

by Rainier on July 4, 2005 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZOO Digital Publishing has released the first patch for Climax's RPG Sudeki, addressing several graphical and sound problems, various controller conflict and miscellaneous language issues for French, German, Italian and Spanish. Read more for download links ...

'Serious Sam 2' (Xbox/PC) - 34 New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2005 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world. This is serious!

'Ratchet: Deadlocked' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2005 @ 3:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ratchet: Deadlocked, created exclusively for the PS2 by Insomniac Games, incorporates co-op gameplay in both single-player and multiplayer story modes -- as well as squad-based functionality. Read more for new screens ..