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'Democracy' Announced - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 7:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Democracy is the working title of a new political strategy game being developed by Positech Games. Democracy 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 (thanks Blues).

'Half-Life 2' Gets Steamy Update #7

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 7:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding yet another Half-Life 2 update which performance improvements, increased cache memory usage, increased cache memory usage, weapon script files are preloaded at startup in HL2, and a few more little tweaks. Restart Steam to get the latest update...

Nintendo's 2005 Lineup (NDS/GBA/NGC)

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 12:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo's lineup for 2005 comes loaded with new games that take advantage of the touch-screen and wireless capabilities of the new NDS. Likewise, GameCube and GBA owners will find new ways to enjoy new and favorite franchises. New tricks like using bongos to control characters in Donkey Kong Jungle Beat for NGC and an internal gyro sensor in WarioWare: Twisted! for GBA enhance the game experience as only Nintendo can.

'Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 11:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory will offer a high adrenaline experience thanks to never seen before close range attacks, a totally open level design, a completely immersive and interactive environment, and challenging advanced AI. Check these new screens ...

KumaWar Launches 'Ramadi Convoy Exercise' Mission - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 11:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kuma Reality Games has designed its current online mission, Ramadi Convoy Exercise in conjunction with the Army’s Combined Arms Support Command. The Army provided military insights, helping to ensure the accuracy of the re-creation so it could be used to train U.S. troops. The mission highlights one of the most dangerous and deadly scenarios American soldiers face in Iraq today; the IED (Improvised Explosive Device) attack.

'Phantom Dust' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 9:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Phantom Dust is an anime-inspired game set in a post-apocalyptic era where chaos has forced people underground for safety. Players must journey above ground in a quest to learn who and what was behind the destruction, but the surface is a place of deadly evil filled with unimaginable abominations. It is also home to mysterious particles known only as Phantom Dust, a force unlike any other that has given some members of the human race unimaginable super powers.

'World of Warcraft' Surpasses Half-Million Copies Sold

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment today announced that World of Warcraft has sold through more than 600,000 units to customers in North America, Australia, and New Zealand. The fastest-growing massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) has also shattered all previous concurrency records in North America, achieving over 200,000 simultaneous players during the holiday period.

EA Announces 'Arena Football League' Titles

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Arena Football League and Electronic Arts have entered into an exclusive agreement to produce an AFL video game in time for the start of the 2006 AFL season that also allows EA to share in the proceeds of future expansion team sales. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

'Disciples II Gold' Goes Gold

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 7:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First Inc. is pleased to announce that Disciples II Gold has gone gold. Developed and published by Strategy First Inc., Disciples II Gold includes the entire award-winning Disciples II series including Dark Prophecy, all three expansion packs (Guardians of the Light, Servants of the Dark, and Rise of the Elves), as well as new and exciting scenarios. Release is scheduled for January, 2005.

'Midnight Club 3' And 'Grand Theft Auto' Coming to PSP

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 7:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is proud to announce Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition and a brand new iteration of Grand Theft Auto for the highly anticipated PSP handheld system. Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition and the new Grand Theft Auto title, which will be set in Liberty City, are being developed by Rockstar Leeds in conjunction with Rockstar San Diego and Rockstar North, respectively. Both titles are expected to be available near the launch of the PSP handheld system in North America and Europe.

Ubisoft Europe Signs 'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 7:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft and inXile entertainment jointly announce a new European publishing deal for The Bard's Tale. This action-role playing game (RPG) with a twist has been developed by inXile, founded by Brian Fargo, the creator of the original The Bard's Tale. The terms of the agreement give Ubisoft exclusive publishing and distribution rights in most of Europe for the PS2, Xbox and PC versions of the game. The title is expected to hit stores this March.

'TimeShift' (Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 2:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that TimeShift, an innovative first-person shooter in which players control time to complete missions and defeat foes, is in development by Saber Interactive for the PC and Xbox. TimeShift will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, the latest graphics technology, and high production values to create a truly unique action game experience.

'The Punisher' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 2:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Driven by a hatred of crime bordering on insanity, Frank Castle became The Punisher, a one-man army whose mission goes far beyond revenge. Taking on the city's high-powered crime lords, he wreaks havoc on the corrupt with methods reserved for those on the wrong side of the law. "The Punisher" video game represents the best of over 30 years of "Punisher" comic books and depicts some of the grittiest storylines in the Marvel Universe. Check these 100+ new screens ..

'Supreme Ruler 2010' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 2:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Supreme Ruler 2010 represents the next generation of strategy game. Not another build and attack 'click fest', but a challenging simulation of political and military leadership. Read more to check some new screens ..

Matrix Games Lowers Its Online Sales Prices

by Judy on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 1:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce the new prices for its full current line of games for 2005, effective January 10th, 2005. Throughout most of the Matrix Games line, these new prices reflect a savings for customers. These new price levels are expected to remain constant for these titles throughout 2005.

PC Review - 'Torrente'

by Gordy Wheeler on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Get ready to take on the role of Spain’s most notorious police officer, Torrente. based on the top-grossing films of the same name, Torrente is a fascist, sexist, racist, drunk, and dirty cop who soon finds himself caught in the crossfire between drug cartels and the Mafia. Now he must blast his way through street thugs and hit men battling for control over Madrid’s seedy underworld.

GBA Review - 'Grand Theft Auto Advance'

by Kris Graft on Jan. 10, 2005 @ 12:32 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The series that took the console world by storm is set to repeat history on handheld this spring! All the action, danger and thrills that Grand Theft Auto is famous for are coming to Game Boy Advance – promising to become the action title to which all other handheld games are compared.