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Trinigy Announces Vision Engine Supports Xbox 360

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 3:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trinigy today announced that future versions of its Vision Game Engine will fully support Microsoft's Xbox 360.

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Far Cry Instincts takes the PC version's signature locations, Full-Action Response A.I. (F.A.R. concept), and unprecedented view-distance, and combines them with improved gameplay scenarios that will challenge players to utilize an even broader range of strategies and survival tactics to uncover the many secrets within the beautiful, but deadly islands. Today we have an interview with Ubisoft's Scriptwriter and Game Designer Patrick Redding giving us more insight in FCI's game dynamics.

'Winter Sports Extreme' Gets Euro Release Date

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dutch publishers Xing Interactive announce the release of Winter Sports Extreme, a magnificent snowboarding game which, logically, will be released in mid Summer! On the 14th of July the game will be available at 9,95 Euro and the currency equivalents in non-Euro countries. Winter Sports Extreme has beautiful 3D graphics and enough gameplay to last you til you can grab a board and do the real thing in Winter!

'Bully' (PS2/Xbox) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2005 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bully follows teenager Jimmy Hopkins as he tries to survive his crooked classmates and superiors, and navigate the tricky social hierarchy at the fictitious reform school, Bullworth Academy.

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts is a technically advanced gaming experience built from the ground up using the kind of cutting-edge technology that Far Cry fans will recognize from the PC title. Far Cry Instincts will ship for consoles in September 2005.

'Metal Combat' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal Combat plans to re-invent the Fighting game genre with physics-based environments and characters, enabling fights with realistic reactions to every blow and destructible environments. The game is scheduled for release later this year for the PC and in the arcade by Solar Studios.

'Sniper Elite' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 4:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spring 1945: World War 2 is drawing to a close and the Russians and Germans are caught in a furious battle for a devastated Berlin. The cold war starts... As a sniper, recruited by the OSS (former CIA), it is the beginning of a lonely stealth mission in the Russian territory. In development since 2003, Sniper Elite is a sniping/stealth game due to be released on PS2, PC and Xbox.

'Blitzkrieg II' Beta Test Sign-ups

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg II is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships. Nival Interactive is now accepting beta test sign-ups, and the actual multiplayer testing will run from June 13-27.

'Call of Duty 2: The Big Red One' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision is not only working on a Call of Duty sequel for the PC, but also on a sequel to last years Call of Duty: Finest Hour. Call of Duty 2: The Big Red One will be set during World War 2, has a tentative holiday season release date. Previously Activision mentioned it would be showing "two" new Call of Duty products, so besides the CoD2 for PC, this may be the second one.

CDV Signs 'Hammer & Sickle' - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV today announced that they have secured the publishing rights to Hammer & Sickle, a PC gaming title set in the award-winning Silent Storm universe, and currently in development by Nival Interactive.