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'City of Villains' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 4:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Villains will provide players with a chance to play the "bad guy" in the comic-book inspired world created by Cryptic Studios. Take on the role of super-powered villains and create your own character using thousands of power and costume options. Then battle heroes and become a true menace to society while plotting your way to world domination.

New Publisher Lighthouse Signs Agreement With Frogster

by Rainier on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 4:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dutch publisher Lighthouse Interactive today announced that it has signed a long term distribution deal with Berlin based games distributor Frogster Interactive Pictures. First collaborative project is bringing Keepsake to the German market.

'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry is mysteriously selected as the fourth competitor in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. Each contestant in this international competition must confront a fire-breathing dragon, rescue friends from the icy depths of the Black Lake, and navigate the twisting mysteries of a vast, dangerous maze. Players will experience all the thrills of the movie -- from the Quidditch World Cup campsite to a heart-stopping duel with Lord Voldemort himself!

'Incrazyball' - French Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Incrazyball is a sort of Marble Madness in 3D, where you guide a ball through crazy tracks, much like Super Monkey Ball. Multiplayer and an editor will be included in the game so you can design your own tracks and share them with the rest of the community. Micro Application has released a french single/multiplayer demo, read more for download links ...

'Earth 2160' - Super Storm v3 Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 5:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZUXXEZ has expanded the possibilities in the Earth 2160-universe together with the development group Forces of Chaos. Super Storm v3 handles the alliances between human and AI-players automatically depending on the presetting, and presents changes in the resource - and weather-options, so they last 4 to 16 times longer and the weather can be influenced, you remove the fog of war, and the singleplayer Observer-Option allows you to watch AI-players battling it out.

'50 Cent: Bulletproof' (PSP/PS2/Xbox) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bulletproof, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld. Working with the unlikeliest of allies, the streets heat up as 50 Cent takes on the most dangerous crime families in the city, uncovering an international conspiracy with devastating implications. The streets are watching as 50 Cent blasts his way to the truth.

'StarCraft' & 'Brood War' - v1.13e Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has yet again released a minor updated patch for good old Starcraft, and its expansion pack Brood War. The v1.13e patch fixes several bugs that contributed to game exploits. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Control Monger' - Public Beta Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Netcharger and MindSurge Entertainment announced today that they have opened the Control Monger beta for the general public, serving up a client/demo for all to enjoy. Control Monger is a team based online first person shooter for up to 255 players, with 7 player types (Repair, heavy, construction, sniper, demolition, soldier & spy bot), multiple modes of play on each map (CTF, KoTH, DM etc.), and supports custom made maps.

'NBA '06' (PS2) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA '06 for the PS2 expands the franchise by featuring numerous gameplay advancements including enhanced A.I., shooting mechanics, player animations, and new mini-games to create the most action-packed, realistic basketball experience to date.

'Ninja Gaiden BLACK' (Xbox) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that its Xbox exclusive Ninja Gaiden BLACK, plans to swoop onto store shelves nationwide when it ships on September 20, 2005. Ninja Gaiden BLACK boasts a plethora of new action-packed adventures in the new mission mode where Ninja Gaiden fans face their biggest challenges yet as they go up against the toughest enemies and biggest bosses for the ultimate ninja showdown.