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Max Payne Developer To Showcase Its Newest Game At E3

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Remedy Entertainment will unveil their new game at the world's largest game show, the E3 expo in Los Angeles, May 18-20 2005. After the completion of Max Payne 2, there has been a continuous, active interest towards Remedy's next title from both the press and the gamers. So far the developer has remained silent and kept a strict focus on the pre-production of a new game franchise of their own design.

'Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Curse of the Crimson Elixir' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Curse of the Crimson Elixir is a fast-paced, action RPG, the second installment to the Fullmetal series, bringing an enhanced battle system, cell-shaded graphics, thirty minutes of original animation, and an enthralling story. Based on a wildly popular Japanese animation and comic of the same name, Fullmetal Alchemist 2 follows the continuing journey of two brothers on their life-changing quest.

'American Conquest: Divided Nation' Announced

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV, in partnership with developers GSC Gameworld and Revolution of Strategy, today announced that they will be publishing American Conquest: Divided Nation, a real-time strategy game based upon events in early American history. In the game, players will take on the role of Civil War general, Texas militia leader or pirate captain.

'Rising Kingdoms' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Bean announced today it has signed a publishing deal with Haemimont Games for the incoming Rising Kingdoms for PC. Rising Kingdoms is a Real-Time Strategy set in a fantasy world, which focuses on empire development and dynamic tactical battles. This impressive title stays true to Haemimont's long tradition of RTS and RPG type games that started with Tzar: the Burden of the Crown and Celtic Kings series – Celtic Kings: Rage of War and Nemesis of the Roman Empire a.k.a.Imperivm II.

'Sparta: Ancient Wars' - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 7:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sparta: Ancient Wars is only the first part of a planed Ancient Wars series. Its main goal is to deliver innovative and high quality real time strategy based on historical events and timelines, and not to feature myths or legends. Based on the historical background of Spartans' high culture, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new stunning 3D engine.

'Mystic Nights' (PS2) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mystic Nights is an action-packed adventure game, where players fight against monsters called Vampires to escape from a ruined military research institute. Though the game was based on actions, unlike similar games, especially in network mode, it adds the new feature inferring on top of the basic feature. Read more for details, screens & trailer...

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth' - v1.02 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a new patch for its 3D RTS Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth. This update brings your retail game (English & German) to v1.02 and a slew of game balance fixes, and the usual bug/crash fixes (thanks Patches Scrolls). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Stargate SG-1: The Alliance' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Developer Q&A

by Rainier on April 21, 2005 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Stargate SG-1: The Alliance will be an action-based game playable in the first- or third- person perspective. Depending on the mission, there will be other tasks that have elements of team tactics, puzzle-solving and stealth. First and foremost, you will never walk alone – your team will be there to look after you, but you will also have to look after them, so it differs from most "straight" shooters. We sat down with Perception's Radek Majder to ask more details about Stargate SG-1: The Alliance.

Various Game Trailers #486

by Rainier on April 20, 2005 @ 11:59 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 :

  • Stoked Rider - Trailer
  • MoH: European Assault - Trailer
  • Pariah - Trailer (2)