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Parents In Control of 'Nintendo Revolution' Content

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo today announces its nextgen Revolution console will include a play control system. By using a password-controlled setting, adults can decide what flexibility they'll allow younger players to have in playing video games rated 3+, 7+, 12+, 16+ or 18+. The system also ensures dedicated adult gamers can opt to play without limitations.

'The Chronicles of Narnia' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In order to end this frigid captivity and free his people, the mighty lion Aslan invokes an ancient prophecy. It will become the destiny of four siblings from our world to work together and use their unique combat skills, weaponry and abilities to defeat the Witch and her armies to save Narnia. Buena Vista has released a demo allowing you to try out two levels from the full game, but is in German (thanks DemoNews).

'Empire Earth II' - v1.20 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 1:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi has released a new update patch for MadDoc's 3D RTS Empire Earth II. This update brings your US, German, French or UK retail game to v1.20, includes many new features, fixes including an updated lobby and bonus skirmish maps. Read more for download links ...

'Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper is a first for the series and will see the spectacular massed battles that the Dynasty Warriors games are famed for brought to a whole new audience. Striking visual, twice as many characters on screen, double the draw distance of previous versions, anti aliasing, texture filtering, dynamic shadows and much improved enemy AI.

'Quake IV' - v1.0. Win32/Linux SDK Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software has released the v1.0 SDK toolkit for Win32 & Linux, allowing people to make their own content. These toolkits include the full public game source code; art, map and mod examples. Documentation for the SDK can be found at idDevNet. Read more for download links ...

'Flow: Urban Dance' (PS2) Boogies Into Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 11:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that its PS2 exclusive breakdancing and hip hop video game Flow: Urban Dance has shipped to retail.

Ubisoft Signs 'Drakengard 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that it has signed an exclusive publishing deal with Square Enix to bring Drakengard 2 to North America and Europe. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Quake IV' - v1.0.4 Patch & Dedicated Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software has released the first patch for Raven's FPS Quake 4. This patch brings your retail game to v1.0.4 and addresses issues found in both multiplayer and single player since the release of the game. Read more for download links ...

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Now In Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision's announces the release of True Crime: New York City, putting players into the role of Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned cop who confronts four of New York's most deadly crime syndicates as he hunts down the murderer of his mentor, all while cleaning up neighborhoods from Chinatown to Harlem to Times Square.

'Hearts of Iron II: Doomsday' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2005 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive today announced a stand-alone expansion pack for their strategy title Hearts of Iron II. The expansion will include the original game and boasts a World War III scenario, a complete scenario editor as well as an extended time line.