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'Specnaz: Project Wolf' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SPECNAZ is a Tactical First Person Shooter game, built on 3D outdoor engine AMOEBA. The main characteristic feature is the tactic-action model, which the game provides to the player, as well as gives him/her opportunities for successful completion of missions without any limitations. After almost a year of no material, here are the latest screens ....

'Pariah' (Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 5:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Groove Games has announced today that Digital Extremes’ highly anticipated first-person shooter, Pariah, has gone gold and has begun manufacturing. Created for the Xbox and PC, Pariah packs a punch with an in-depth storyline driven single-player campaign and robust multi-player action including a map editor that allows gamers to continually create new content for the game. Pariah will ship worldwide to retail stores the week of May 2nd.

Various Game Trailers #491

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 5:08 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 :

  • Jak X: Combat Racing - Trailer (2)
  • Far East of Eden 3 - Trailer

'Diablo III' In The Works?

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fansite Diablo II.net sends word that they have received a very interesting email from one of their readers. Said person claims to be a musician in the Slovak Republic and has returned from a session in Bratislava, with the local Radio Symphony Orchestra, where they just recorded music for Diablo III. To further substansiate that claim, Diablo II.net noticed that Blizzard's recording session for Diablo II: Lord of Destruction was also held in Bratislava, Slovakia, with the Slovak Radio Philharmonic. Too much of a coincidence? Maybe E3 will bring a surprise announcement ...

'Championship Manager 5' (PS2/Xbox) Gets Release Date - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces that Championship Manager 5 will be released on Xbox and PlayStation 2 on 13th May 2005. Championship Manager 5 features 25 playable national leagues with 59 divisions and a massive database of footballers from around the world.

'KOTOR II: The Sith Lords' - European v1.0b Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts has released a new patch for Obsidian's Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords. This patch brings your UK/German retail game to v1.0b, and adds Intel i915 chipset support, some new voice lines and addresses various game crashes, journal & scripting fixes, and a few other tweaks. Read more for download links ...

Turner Broadcasting Launches GameTap

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 3:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turner Broadcasting System today unveiled GameTap, a broadband entertainment network that offers games-on-demand plus original programming via a broadband connected PC. GameTap will launch fall 2005, monthly subscriptions will be anywhere from $10-20, and so far 17 publishers have signed up for over 300 titles.

'Madden NFL 06' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - 32 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time in 10 years, the Madden NFL Football franchise is overhauling its passing game. The new QB Vision Control lets you scan the field, look off defenders, and make perfect throws within your quarterback’s unique field of vision. QB Precision Placement will let you put the ball exactly where you want it. Lead the receiver into the open field or throw a jump ball and let your receiver go get it.

'Singles 2: Triple Trouble' - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

International software publisher Deep Silver are delighted to announce that Singles is back! This time packed with more characters, more locations, more lovin' and more troubles. The sequel to the charismatic 'eye-opening' romantic life-sim focuses on the lives of 3 fun-loving singles that have been brought together under unforeseen circumstances. Singles 2: Triple Trouble releases on May 27th in Europe.

'Batman Begins' (ALL) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2005 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the shadows of Gotham City's perilous criminal underworld as DC Comics' legendary Dark Knight in the Batman Begins video game. Slated for release day and date with the Warner Bros. Pictures film, Batman Begins challenges players to use fear as their ultimate weapon. Read more for new screens ...