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'Blitz: The League' (PS2/Xbox) Tackles Away In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced that it has shipped the first-ever story driven football videogame, Blitz: The League, for the PS2 and Xbox.

'The Star and the Crescent' Ships Worldwide

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Star and the Crescent, the latest modern warfare simulation title from ProSIM is now shipping worldwide! Originally slated to ship near the end of September, the production unfortunately hit a few snags that delayed the release until today. Gamers who have pre-ordered this title should expect to be the first ones to receive it, which will of course depend on where you live.

Meridian4 Signs Distribution Deal With Atari

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Meridian4 is thrilled to announce that it has signed a deal with Atari to exclusively distribute their games in North America throughout all retail channels, starting with the Sci-Fi Action/RPG, Space Hack.

'NFL Head Coach' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that NFL Head Coach is in development in Orlando, Fla. by EA Tiburon, makers of other NFL properties including Madden NFL Football and NFL STREET. The new exclusive deal with the NFL has allowed EA to build this franchise and work with all coaches in the NFL Coaches Club.

'Serious Sam II' - Demo #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer.

'SoulCalibur III' (PS2) Developer Q&A #2

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

SoulCalibur III offers the series' hallmarks of exhilarating sword-fighting action and profound martial arts while also delivering highly improved graphics and sound effects to create a unique gaming experience. It also features a Character Creation Mode, which allows players to create original warriors. Namco sent over an interview with composer Junichi Nakatsuru.

FireFly Studios Working On Two New Titles

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FireFly Studios has signed two more SDK deals with Lifemode Interactive, to use their facial animation tool: LifeStudio:HEAD in 2 new games, the titles yet to be announced.

'X³: Reunion' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EgoSfot has announced that its space strategy game X³: Reunion has gone gold and is scheduled in the US on Oct. 21, and a week later in the UK. X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe.

'The Godfather' (ALL) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2005 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After a life of small-time jobs and petty thefts you've been accepted into America's most famous criminal organization, the Corleone family. Now it's up to you to carry out orders, earn respect, rise through the ranks, and make New York City your own. Play your cards right and you could even be running everything as the next, and most powerful, Don.