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'Black & White 2' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 4:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains.

'NBA Live 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 4:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready for NBA hoops like you've never seen it before: unprecedented player detail, seamless gameplay and full arenas packed with rabid 3-D fans. This is the next generation of NBA LIVE, and it's gonna knock your socks off. As the new line of hardware consoles begin to hit stores in Fall 2005, NBA LIVE will be there, opening up a whole new dimension for hoops fans everywhere.

'The Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) - 24 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games proudly presents The Warriors for the PS2 and Xbox based on the 1979 Paramount Pictures cult classic movie. Developed by Rockstar Toronto, The Warriors expands the stylized cinematic journey of the film into a gritty interactive experience set in 1970s. Check the freshly launched The Warriors website, or read more for new screens ...

'Dawn of War: Winter Assault' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault features a deeper single-player experience, a brand new fifth race – The Imperial Guard – and even more intense Dawn of War action. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Winter Assault is based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe from Games Workshop.

'UFO: Aftershock' Also Coming To Xbox

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFO: Aftershock follows directly from one of the endings of UFO: Aftermath, where the player agrees to hand over the Earth to the Alien scientists, who are trying to change the planet into a giant living organism. While there has not yet been any official announcement, a box cover issued by publisher Ascaron revealed Alter Interactive's strategy game is also coming to Xbox.

'The Outfit' (X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and Relic Entertainment take explosive World War II combat to the next generation in an all new 3rd Person Action Game. Combining intense squad-based combat and easy to use strategic gameplay elements, The Outfit takes players behind enemy lines, battling the Nazi War Machine through a variety of combat missions.

'Auto Assault' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth.

IndieGamesCon '05 Speakers and Sessions Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames has announced the session highlights and speakers for the fourth annual Independent Games Conference. IndieGamesCon '05 (IGC) runs November 7-9, 2005. This year's conference is a fun, informal and informative gathering of independent game developers featuring a keynote address, "The State of the Revolution", by Mark Frohnmayer.

'Halo' Movie Coming To The Big Screen Summer 2007

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fox and Universal have closed their deal to make a movie based on Microsoft's videogame "Halo," with plans for a tentpole in two years, paying the tech giant $5 million against 10% of the gross. Get ready people, Master Chief is gunning for the big screen in summer '07.

'Myst V: End of Ages' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2005 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Picking up immediately where the original Myst ended, players are presented the privilege, challenge and responsibility of restoring the lost empire of the D'ni - an ancient civilization of people who thrived for thousands of years but later met with a great catastrophe. Ubisoft has released a playable demo, allowing you to try out part of the game (thanks GameShadow). Read more for download links ...