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Microsoft Reveals North American & European Xbox 360 Launch Day Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that 18 Xbox 360 games, and 13 Xbox 360 accessories will be available in North America on Nov. 22, while Europeans will be able to pikc up 15 Xbox 360 games, when the system launches in Europe on 2 December. Read more for details ...

'Etrom' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 4:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Etrom is an epic adventure among realms and cities, democracies and “nazi” dictatorships, a journey through space-time portals, among the Thrones of the Abyss, beyond the gates of the City of Light and many more locations, situations, rituals, secret-services plots, dark spells.

Logitech Launches 'Harmony Advanced Universal Remote Control' (X360)

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 2:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Logitech today announced the Harmony Advanced Universal Remote Control for Xbox 360, providing gamers and home-entertainment enthusiasts with a single remote that can completely control their game console and any other components in their entertainment system.

'TOCA Race Driver 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 1:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TOCA Race Driver 3 players will be competing in a massive variety of the world's most aggressive motorsports, complete with explosive damage effects, head-to-head online multiplayer racing and a game engine rebuilt for a greater degree of simulation. Codemasters has released a demo allowing you to try out the Honda Civic 2006 on the Donington GP circuit in qualifications and three-lap races. Read more for download links ...

'College Hoops 2K6' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It’s that time of year again--the time of year where basketball courts around the nation are filled with excitement, slam dunks, unbelievable athletes, Cinderella stories, and championship dreams. Nothing captivates the nation like the NCAA Basketball Tournament and no other game captures the collegiate atmosphere and energy like College Hoops 2K6.

'Winx Club' (GBA/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Winx Club follows the adventures of five fashion savvy teenage girls who use their special powers to transform into magical fairies and save the universe. The Winx Club airs Saturday mornings on 4Kids TV, 4Kids Entertainment's four-hour block of children's programming on FOX.

'F.E.A.R.' - SECURom HotFix Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. Various people have complained about problems with the latest v1.02 patch that they could no longer start up the game due to the securom copy protection. While it still does not seem to resolve all issues with the game, Securom has issued a hotfix to address "some" of the issues, such as problems were the exe was sitting in taskmanager without actually launching the game, or the need to alt+tab in order to play online. Read more for download links ...

'Ski Racing 2006' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G and Downhill - you've got to master all disciplines to win the great crystal trophy at the end of the season. It's your turn to earn the world's attention! The mountains are waiting for you, the speed is amazing - and the race feeling incredible! Jowood has released a multilanguage demo allowing you to try out the KitzBuhel Downhill track in freerun mode, or splitscreen multiplayer.

Ubisoft Working On Revolution First Person Shooter

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 12:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

During a Nintendo press conference, Spanish website Meristation received information from a Ubisoft spokes person that Ubisoft Canada (team behind Beyond Good & Evil) is working on a FPS for Nintendo's next-gen Revolution console, to be unveiled at E3 2006. While details are obviously limited the website claims that the unnamed title will take full advantage of the Revolution's unique controller and that it will take place in a Doom-like environment.

'Age of Empires III' - v1.02 Patch In The Works

by Rainier on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 12:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Age of Empires III is an RTS set in 1500 A.D. and chronicles the Age of Discovery that started around the time that Columbus discovered the new world. Ensemble revealed that it is working on a new v1.02 patch which will address hardware compatibility issues, sound stuttering issues, fixes for Direct3D, Stability and Crash Issues, hotkey Editor. On top of that, Ensemble is trying to include 5 maps based on current ones available in the game, just made larger.