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'War In The Pacific' - v1.50 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games have released the fourth update patch for their strategy game War In The Pacific. This update includes a large list of fixes and improvements, ranging from submarine operations to kamikaze use. In total 55 minor bugs were repaired by this patch. Along with the fixes come 25 new player requested features! Read more for details fix list and download links ...

'Namco Museum 50th Anniversary' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that Namco Museum 50th Anniversary is coming this August to the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA, and PC. In honor of the company's 50th anniversary, Namco Museum 50th Anniversary introduces 14 exciting, classic games from the 70's and 80's to a new generation of gamers.

'Guild Wars' In Stores Now

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ArenaNet and NCsoft Corporation today announced that Guild Wars is available at retail in Europe, North America and Australia. Guild Wars is the ultimate global online RPG, a transporting experience that transcends the boundaries of geography, technology and language. Play with anyone, anywhere, at any time and there's no subscription fee required. Guild Wars immerses players in a colorful, robust and detailed online fantasy world where success is determined by player skill, not by the time spent playing.

'Ratchet: Deadlocked' (PS2) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2005 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ratchet: Deadlocked, created exclusively for the PS2 by Insomniac Games, incorporates co-op gameplay in both single-player and multiplayer story modes -- as well as squad-based functionality. Read more for new screens ..

'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 ...