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Film Giant MGM Shuts Down 'Stargate: Source' Mod

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The creators behind the Half-Life 2 mod Stargate: Source have received a cease and desist order from MGM to immediately stop working on their mod project. "We are very displeased to announce that apparently MGM the huge company feels very threatened by a group of individuals spread throughout the world. We have received a letter to desist from the creation of the Stargate: Source mod. At this time we are still discussing the issue but it does appear that we are going to be shutting down." Albeit regrettable, this decision by MGM was expected since they are involved in the Stargate SG1: The Alliance game project, under development at JoWood.

'Genji: Dawn of the Samurai' (PS2) Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2005 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEE today announce the arrival of the hugely anticipated first release from Yoshiki Okamoto's new studio, Game Republic. Gaming guru Okamoto-san has been responsible for some of the most ground-breaking titles of our time, including Street Fighter 2, Resident Evil and, more recently, Devil May Cry. No specific release date has been announced.

Various Game Trailers #484

by Rainier on April 18, 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 :

  • 50 Cent: Bulletproof - Trailer
  • Unreal Championship 2 - Trailer #6

'Democracy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Democracy, developed by Positech Games, is a detailed simulation game that is 'turn based' where each turn of the game represents 2 months of time. Elections are held every 4 years. The game has a complex internal model to represent the population of your country.

Pre-Order 'Fate' And Get Signed Limited Edition Poster

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FATE's quests are fast and fun with richly detailed artwork, 3D graphics and interactive content delivered exclusively via download. Players will be able to customize their character, their pet, and the type of weapons they’ll use. Through battles with hundreds of monsters and fantastic creatures, characters evolve over time with experience of game play. A built-in random level generator will provide an infinite number of adventure possibilities!

'Swashbucklers' Alters Course - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Swashbucklers: Blue & Grey is a naval Action/RPG game set in time of the American Civil War - the time of last pirate renaissance on the Caribbean. Previously known as Swashbuckler's: Legacy of the Drake, Akella has not only renamed its naval combat title, but also changed the setting from the War of 1812 to the American Civil War (thanks Blues). Read more for details ...

'Delta Force: Xtreme' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 3:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic today announced that Delta Force: Xtreme has gone gold and will hit stores in the US on April 21st, 2005 for just $19.99! Delta Force: Xtreme includes a selection of the best single and multiplayer missions from the original PC game Delta Force, as well as new missions and a host of updated game features. Improvements include a complete graphics overhaul, new renders, particle and weather effects, as well as new content in the form of missions, controllable vehicles and new online features. Delta Force: Xtreme also includes 20 co-op missions, online stat tracking and improved anti-cheat measures.

'Guild Wars' Sound Effects Done By Omni Interactive

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Omni Interactive Audio today revealed they have signed an ongoing, long-term deal to create and integrate all the sound effects for future chapters of Guild Wars, the new online role playing game developed by ArenaNet and published by NCSoft.

'Dragon Ball Z Sparking!' (PS2) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai today revealed the next title in the Dragon Ball Z franchise. Dragon Ball Z Sparking!, developed by Spike, will be an action game in full 3D, feature over 40 characters, including Sangoku, Vegeta and Janemba. DBZ Sparking! will allow players more freedom than the DBZ Budokai series, and combat will take place in the air, on the ground, and have an over the shoulder perspective. So far no information whether Bandai plans to released DBZ Sparking! in US or Europe, but this PS2 exclusive title will be available in Japan fall 2005.

Capcom Signs 'Legend of Kay' (PS2) for North America and Japan

by Rainier on April 18, 2005 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood announced today that it has signed an agreement with Capcom to distribute its action adventure Legend of Kay in North America and Japan. No release date has been announced yet, but Legend of Kay has been available in Europe for a few months already.