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'Day of Defeat: Source' Now Available Through Steam

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DoD: Source leverages the power of the Source engine by introducing advanced sound technology to provide a more immersive soundscape and integrated physics simulation technology for ragdolls and physically simulated objects throughout each map.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 lets players experience four individual soldier stories as they overcome insurmountable odds in multiple campaigns. Activision has released a singleplayer demo for Infinity War's WW2 themed FPS Call of Duty 2, featuring the El Daba, Egypt mission, where you have to take out four artillery guns. Read more for download links ...

'Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles' (NGC/PS2) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Every one thousand years, one hundred mamodo descend upon earth to conduct the ultimate battle. The winner becomes the mighty king of the mamodo world. There is only one problem - in order for the mamodo to use their powerful spell books, they need human partners. Play as your favorite mamodo pair from the TV show and unleash your spells during battle to become the mighty mamodo king!

'The Movies' (Xbox/PC) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Armed Assault' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brought to you by Bohemia Interactive Studio, the creators of Operation Flashpoint, Armed Assault will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announced that the Heroes of the Pacific video game for the PS2 and Xbox has achieved gold status and will ship for retail later this month. Heroes of the Pacific is a dramatic World War II aerial combat-action game developed by IR Gurus of Australia. Heroes of the Pacific will be available September 30, 2005 for consoles and in October 2005 for the PC.

'Burnout Legends' (NDS) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit.

'The Shadow of Aten' (X360/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Spanish developer Silicon Garaje Arts announced today its first project, The Shadow of Aten, an action/thriller games where you embody a British ex-agent, Allam Scott, investigating the murder of a renowned British archaeologist in Cairo in the year 1936. The game is full of action and with a high cultural component developed in such an exciting time as the discovery of the pharaonic tombs.

'Without Warning' (PS2/Xbox) - 35 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Without Warning, developed by CiRCLE Studio, founded by the Tombraider series creators, is a highly charged action shooter set against the backdrop of a brutal terrorist siege of a U.S. based chemical plant. The story takes place over a 12 hour period, during which players will experience the events from the vantage point of six characters that are caught up in the crisis situation.

'Saints Row' (X360) Content Cut Due To Xbox 360 Core

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What many people feared has come true, due to the several X360 configurations THQ's third-person shooter/action adventure Saints Row will not feature all the content it could have had. In an interview with Aussiebox, Volition producer Jacques Hennequet revealed that the game will not feature any flyable aircraft due to the lack of HD in the Xbox 360 core system. While high above the enormous Saints Row world a DVD can not stream the 720p resolution data fast enough, and therefor Volition claims they had to cut the feature.