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'Crazy Frog Racer' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crazy Frog Racer is a high-speed, high-octane Wacky Races style game, where you can play as either The Annoying Thing or D'Ding Ding on their way to victory or take on the role of one of eight other unique playable characters and beat that Annoying Thing at his own game. Check the freshly launched official website, or read more for screens ..

'Shattered Union' (Xbox/PC) Makes Amends In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set atop the smoldering ruins of a fictional United States torn apart by civil war, Shattered Union is an action-packed strategy game with an exciting single player campaign to reunite the country by force, or online in one-on-one matches. 2K Games today announced that Shattered Union is now available in retail stores in North America.

'Rhem 2' Gets Further Delayed

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally due in July, then delayed until Oct. 15, Got Game Entertainment today announced a November 1, 2005 release date for the North American release of RHEM 2, an intricate pure-puzzle first person adventure game, and featuring non-linear gameplay, an immersive, non-violent story, and mind-bending puzzles.

'The Bible Game' (PS2/Xbox) Miraculously Now In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced they have shipped The Bible Game for PS2 and Xbox. The Bible Game combines wholesome family fun with an engaging challenge of Biblical knowledge, and is available at retailers throughout North America. The Dove Foundation has given The Bible Game the Dove Family-Approved Seal and has rated The Bible Game "family-friendly."

'Greg Hastings' Tournament Paintball MAX'D' (Xbox) Paints It Up In Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 8:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the release of Greg Hastings' Tournament Paintball MAX'D (GHTP MAX'D) the intensity and innovation of the 2004 sleeper hit returns to the Xbox. With new features such as Breakout Manager and Field Editor, the franchise's continued focus on speed, tactics and teamwork separate this first person action game from the pack.

Nerve Software Working on Multiplayer For 'Return to Castle Wolfenstein 2'

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an interview on G4 id Software's Kevin Cloud announced that Nerve Software will be working with Raven Software on the development of the next Return to Castle Wolfenstein title, in particular the multiplayer aspect. Nerve previously already worked on the multiplayer part of the original Return to Castle Wolfenstein, and more recently the DOOM 3 PC expansion Resurrection of Evil.

Epic Adds Facial Animation Technology To Unreal Engine 3

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games announced today that it has licensed OC3 Entertainment's facial animation technology FaceFX for use in Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3, making it available to all Unreal Engine 3 licensees. Epic Games will use the FaceFX product in their upcoming titles Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 2007 to create emotive characters and cinematic-quality dialogue sequences.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (PSP) - 15 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp.

'Super Stunt Spectacular' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2005 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You're a stunt man. You do the dirty work the pretty boys won't. Start your career as a backyard thrillseeker and climb all the way to the top of the Hollywood blockbuster A list. This demo allows you to play the game for a mere 30 minutes after which you can unlock the full game by purchasing a license key (thanks 3DGamers).

'F.E.A.R.' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

F.E.A.R. is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging, paranormal horror storyline. As promised Vivendi has released the first patch for its just released FPS F.E.A.R. This update brings your retail game to v1.01 and address various single and multiplayer issues. Read more for download links ...