'Crusty Demons' Based Moto-X Titles (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 10:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fluent Entertainment announced today that it has acquired the Crusty Demons license from Fleshwound Films, LLC for use in the creation of console video games. A Crusty Demons freestyle motocross game will be based on the popular ‘Crusty Demons of Dirt’ videos, which is the largest-selling action sports video series of all time with 9 titles and sales to over 60 countries.

'Flat-Out' - Multiplayer Workaround

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 6:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Flat-Out is an adrenaline-inducing racing game with an exciting story line, spectacular crashes and a not-too-serious attitude in the best movie-like fashion. One of the 'Flat-Out' features is the "stunt" event where you race your car, and catapult the driver at a specific moment using him as a dart, bowling ball and other projectiles. For people interested in playing Flat-Out multiplayer online, Flatout HQ found out some Finnish people managed to concoct a work around.

'Xenosaga EPISODE II' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 4:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Xenosaga EPISODE II, thousands of years into a war-torn future, humanity has advanced to such a degree that its substantial resources of weapons and technology distort the boundaries of human limits. In this sequel, contend for control over the original Zohar to unravel its mystery and defeat the threat of the Gnosis. Xenosaga 2 will ship exclusively for the PS2 in February 2005.

'Ridge Racer DS' (NDS) - Screens

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 4:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

From the arcade racing series gamers know and love, Ridge Racer DS delivers a whole new experience to racing fans by offering true analog steering through the Nintendo DS touch screen, up to six-player multiplayer races, a variety of exciting single-player racing modes and much more. Ridge Racer DS offers all the fast-paced action gamers have come to expect from the Ridge Racer name -- now in the palm of their hands on the Nintendo DS.

'Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 4:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dead to Rights II marks the return of action-hero Jack Slate and his K-9 companion, Shadow. In this super-charged sequel, Jack and Shadow find themselves once again in the squalid, mean streets of Grant City, ensnared in a labyrinth of crime, corruption and betrayal.

'NCAA March Madness 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 4:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NCAA March Madness 2005 allows users to be the floor general and lead one of more than 320 Division I schools to the Big Dance. With the all-new Floor General System featuring a new play-calling system and an innovative new timeout menuusers can take complete control and play college basketball as it was meant to be played.

'Blitzkrieg: Rolling Thunder' - Online Chat

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 3:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV will be holding an online chat on Thursday, November 11 at 2:00 PM EST to discuss Blitzkrieg: Rolling Thunder, the upcoming stand alone expansion to their popular WWII RTS Blitzkrieg. Mario Kroll, the game's Associate Producer, and Ernst Stein, a WWII historian will be available to answer questions from interested gamers. To submit questions, gamers can log into the Blitzkrieg: Rolling Thunder forums during the QA session on November 11.

'Resident Evil 4' Now Also Coming to Xbox?

by Judy on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 3:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While earlier this week Capcom officially announced that its survival horror game Resident Evil 4 will be released on PS2 and Gamecube, rumors have it that an Xbox version might be in the works for a simultaneous release with the aforementioned PS2 version. At the Golden Joystick Awards earlier this week, unconfirmed sources claimed that it was indeed coming in "less than a year's time." I'll be picking that one up if its true, no question about it ...

Xbox Review - 'Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders'

by Kris Graft on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 4:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set 50 years after the War of Heroes, players assume the role of a general in a fantasy battlefield. Players must fight alongside their troops and use catapults, dragons or any means necessary to crush the Dark Legions and put an end to the terror they've unleashed on the sacred Holy Grounds.

PS2 Review - 'Samurai Warriors Xtreme Legends'

by Geson Hatchett on Nov. 7, 2004 @ 4:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Xtreme Legends allows the player to continue from the original version by adding four new legendary warriors with unique new stories and multiple endings. New battle scenarios from the era are added as are new weapons, skills and items. When Samurai Warriors is "re-mixed" with Samurai Warriors Xtreme Legends, new characterisations are added to the stories of other characters and characterisations from Samurai Warriors Xtreme Legends will appear in the original storylines