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Buka Screenshots Bonanza

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russian publisher/developer Buka has released screens for various of its upcoming titles. For convenience we put them all together, we have screens for :

  • Pathologic
  • Hard Truck: Apocalypse
  • Pacific Storm
  • Operation Matriarchy

Atari Europe Signs 'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced that it will publish new vehicle action title 'Crashday' developed by new teams Moon Byte and Replay Studios. Crashday blends elements of all the best action games such as Burnout, Stuntman, Destruction Derby, Flatout, Track Mania, Tony Hawk and Carmageddon into one glorious package for destruction fans.

'Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes' (Xbox) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A continuation of the highly acclaimed Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, KUF: Heroes raises the intensity of the fast-paced action-strategy game with improved epic battles; new characters, environments, units; and new multiplayer options for waging war over Xbox Live. An improved user interface with simplified game menus and adjusted difficulty levels will make it easy for even new players to crush their foes.

'Shadowgrounds' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadowgrounds is an adrenaline-pumping action game developed in the Finnish woods in secrecy for almost two years, Shadowgrounds strikes from the darkness with a flash of light in Q3 2005. The game features upgradeable weapons, lighting based gameplay and an epic storyline with strong characters.

'Bad Day L.A.' (Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

American McGee Presents: Bad Day L.A., a third-person action/adventure game with a tongue-in-cheek comedic twist. Set in modern day Los Angeles, Bad Day L.A. combines a fantastical art style, groundbreaking collaborative gameplay elements and a heavy dose of dark satire to create a truly unforgettable experience.

'Top Spin' (PS2) - 17 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Top Spin takes 16 of the top professional tennis players in the world including Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Venus Williams and Carlos Moya and puts them in gamers' hands to create the most realistic tennis game ever. Players must work their way up from an unranked amateur with no skills, to a top ranked player in the world with huge endorsement deals.

'Neuro' Gets Meqon Physics Engine

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GFi and Revolt Games are glad to report to essential improvements concerning its story-driven sci-fi first-person shooter's physics. Developers took a decision to purchase license to one of most powerful physic engines - Meqon Game Dynamics 1.5.

'Brigade E5: New Jagged Union' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brigade E5: New Jagged Union is a tactical turn-based game. The scene of action is a small country called Palinero somewhere in the tropics. Recently a coup d'etat has happened in the country and civil war is about to break out. The main character of the game has to hire a band of mercenaries and take control of the situation.

'Tales of the Abyss' (PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco is still pluggin away at Tales of Legendia, and the next installment in the Tales of RPG series has already been revealed. Luke is the lone son of a noble family who lost his memories when he was a kid during an invasion by an enemy country. He grew up spoiled and naive and has learned how to use a sword as a hobby. Tia lost her parents and has been raised as a warrior and priestess of the Lorelai religion, and uses a mysterious form of ancient power called Seventh Sound.

'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:24 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. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.