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'MetalHeart: Replicants Rampage' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella and Numlock Software are glad to inform you that the post-apocalyptic RPG MetalHeart: Replicants Rampage is complete! The gold master is sent for the final prerelease test. The exact release date will be announced next week. Please feel free to explore the Metalheart web site to find the comprehensive information concerning the game.

Blizzard Acquires Swinging Ape Studios

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment today announced that it has completed the acquisition of acclaimed console developer Swingin' Ape Studios. The Swingin' Ape team boasts more than 50 games' worth of collective design and development experience across all major platforms.

'ER' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive is pleased to announce that the upcoming title ER, has gone gold and been released to manufacturing. Shipping later this month for PC, the ER game is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and will be published by Legacy Interactive and distributed by Vivendi. ER will have an SRP of $29.95.

'QUAKE 4' (X360) Announced

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software announced today that it is bringing QUAKE 4 to the Xbox 360. Currently in development by Raven Software in cooperation with id Software, the game will be debuted at the E3 Expo in Activision's booth #1224 in the South Hall on May 18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

2K Sports' E3 2005 Lineup

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports today announced its summer and fall lineup of sports titles that will be highlighted at the E3 2005. Always setting the standard in visual quality and exciting innovation, 2K Sports' E3 2005 lineup features titles developed for the PS2, Xbox, X360, PSP, GBA and NDS. On display will be Top Spin, Top Spin 2, NBA 2K6, Amped 3, College Hoops 2K6, NHL 2K6, and World Poker Tour 2K6. Read more fr details...

Adventre Company Signs 'Journey to the Center of the Moon' - Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced it will publish Journey to the Center of the Moon for PC. A captivating graphic adventure based on legendary author Jules Verne's From the Earth the Moon, this game will debut at the 2005 E3.

'The Sacred Rings' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced it will publish (Aura 2), the sequel to Aura: Fate of the Ages, for PC.

1C Company Acquires Cenega

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C officially announced today that it has acquired 100 percent of Cenega Distribution Group and Cenega Publishing.

'The Outfit' (X360) Announced - Facts

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 6:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and Relic Entertainment today announced The Outfit, an explosive squad-based action game for the X360, scheduled to release holiday 2005. Combining intense squad-based combat and easy to use strategic gameplay elements with the cinematic intensity of a blockbuster movie, The Outfit is a lethal combination of high action and strategy. Set within war ravaged Europe during World War II, the game takes players behind enemy lines, battling the Nazi War Machine through a variety of larger than life combat missions.

'Saints Row' (X360) Announced - Facts

by Rainier on May 16, 2005 @ 6:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and development studio Volition today announced Saints Row. An evolution in open world gaming, Saints Row provides an unprecedented amount of freedom to experience the game as the player sees fit. The game, based in the fictional urban surroundings of Still Water, is action adventure with its core as a third-person shooter. Scheduled to release worldwide on the Xbox 360 in 2005, Saints Row will make its public debut at the E3 in Los Angeles, CA, May 18.