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'Earth 2160' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 3:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EARTH 2160 is an RTS game based on the popular and successful EARTH series. Including single and multiplayer modes. The game uses the latest Earth III engine. Storing objects in a format based on the mathematical model of Bezier-curves instead of polygons. Giving an as yet unseen level of detail, only limited by the hardware used.

'Bet On Soldier: Blood Sport' Will Include 64-Bit Edition

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kylotonn and publisher Digital Jesters, who have been working closely with AMD throughout the Bet On Soldier: Blood Sport (its new official name) development and announced today that their FPS will ship with a 64-bit version that has been specifically optimised to take full advantage of the processing power of the 64-bit AMD Athlon 64 FX processor.

'The Incredible Hulk' (ALL) Gets Hollywood Voice-overs - Trailer

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 3:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced its talent line-up for The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction. Comic and sci-fi fanboy favorite Ron Perlman (Hellboy) as Hulk’s notorious rival Emil Blonsky and the Abomination; Neal McDonough, the voice of Bruce Banner in the late-'90s cartoon series “The Incredible Hulk,” as Hulk’s human genius alter ego; and actor Richard Moll as Devil Hulk, the embodiment of all that is evil within Banner’s own mind.

'Coded Arms' (PSP) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Coded Arms is a first person shooter in where you take the role of a computer hacker who infiltrates the abandoned virtual reality system. Gamers will use weapons and power-ups that they discover while exploring the expansive single player mode. Coded Arms will also utilize the PSP handheld system's wireless capabilities for multiplayer action for up to four people.

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be the premier third generation MMORPG. A vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

'World of Warcraft' Expansion Pack Confirmed

by Rainier on June 22, 2005 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a statement on the official World of Warcraft website outlaying what the future holds for WoW, Lead Producer Shane Dabiri confirmed the long rumored fact that a World of Warcraft expansion pack is indeed in the works (thanks Blizzplanet). No details were revealed, but Shane simply stated : "Some have asked about an expansion and what it might hold. I wanted to let players know that it is in the works, and we’ll release details as soon as we can."

Various Game Trailers #531

by Rainier on June 21, 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 :

  • Bet on Soldier - Trailer #8
  • GUN - Updated E3 Trailer
  • Ape Escape 3 - Trailer
  • DDR: Mario Mix [NGC] - Trailer
  • War World - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Monopoly Live' Launched

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 9:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To celebrate the iconic game's 70th anniversary, the makers of Monopoly are giving fans the chance to do just this with the creation of an online version of the nation's favourite board game. Monopoly Live uses London as a real-life playing board, and the capital's taxis as 'real time' playing pieces. Players will also get the chance to win for top prizes including the chance to get their mortgage or rent paid for an entire year.

'War In The Pacific' - v1.60 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 9:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games have released a new patch for their strategy game War In The Pacific. This update focuses on some 20 minor bug fixes and a multitude of subtle map changes to better mimic the War in the Pacific. Some of the more important items include fixes involving the capture of enemy bases, the loss of experience when replacing large numbers of soldiers in a unit, and unit all follow commands. Additionally, there are 41 map changes that more accurately depict the war.

'Yu-Gi-Oh!' US Finals Tournament

by Rainier on June 21, 2005 @ 9:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the past few months, Konami searched the nation for the best Yu-Gi-Oh! players via an online contest that tested duelists' knowledge of the Yu-Gi-Oh! property. Winners from the Web contest will progress to the U.S. Finals, which will be held at the Konami America offices, located in Redwood City, Calif. on June 24th.