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May 2021


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'Heroes of Might and Magic V' Sylvan Faction - Details & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heroes of Might & Magic V will benefit from the features and characteristics that established the success of the initial saga while offering a wealth of innovations such as a highly immersive scenario, a variety of appealing factions, modern 3D graphics, a revolutionary tactical combat system, and a story-based campaign mode. Read more for details on the Sylvan faction.

'Final Fight: Streetwise' (PS2/Xbox) - 14 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 4:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set within Capcom's Final Fight universe, this mission-based action game calls for players to use their street smarts and powerful fighting skills to survive the back alleys of Metro City. Classic Capcom fighting action, expansive 3D environments, and diverse gameplay await those when Final Fight: Streetwise is released this winter.

'True Crime: New York City' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - 9 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: New York City will follow another policeman through the meticulously re-created streets of a real-life metropolitan area. However, instead of the wisecracking LAPD detective Nick Kang, gamers will now play as Marcus Reed, a former gang member turned NYPD officer.

'Down In Flames' Pre-Orders Start Shipping

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Down In Flames focuses on tactical fighter to fighter dogfight combat in World War II. The game is turn based, and the action is resolved through a unique 'action - reaction' game mechanic that allows players to experience the feel of real life aerial dogfighting with a fast paced, easy to learn system. Battlefront announced that Down in Flames is now shipping in Europe and in the USA. For all those who already pre-ordered the game, it should already be on its way!

'Loco-mania' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 2:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Loco-mania is a simulation of a train dispatcher - a very important person who has control over a large railway network with many trains in it. You control switches and train directions with the intent to get the trains through the system as fast as possible. Effectively clearing trains out of the railway system improves your score, which eventually leads to more difficult maps becoming available.

'Battle of Britain 2: Wings of Victory' - v2.02 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 5:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle of Britain II "Wings of Victory" recreates the fierce and famous air battles southern England in 1940, allowing the player to either act as the supreme commander of either side, or simply click "fly" and let your generals manage the war below. GMX Media has released a new patch bringing your retail game to v2.02. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

MMO Game Community and Behavior Analyzed

by Judy on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 4:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) now draw more than 20 million players globally, and alongside the multiplayer universe is a marketplace for the virtual characters and other assets created online. Sites that enable trading of virtual goods such as powerful game characters and currency help players broker and buy status and power for cold hard cash -- just like in the real world.

'GTA: Liberty City Stories' (PSP) Gets Multiplayer - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 4:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story of GTA: Liberty City Stories takes place 3 years before the events of Grand Theft Auto 3 and we find that our main character Toni Cipriani has returned from laying low for the past 4 years after taking out a rival mob boss for the Leone crime family. Having welcomed him back with open arms, the Don Salvatore Leone is putting Toni to back work under the watchful eye of Vincenzo Cilli, one of his most trusted capo’s.

'Ski Racing 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ski Racing 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 New Screens Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G and Downhill - you've got to master all disciplines to win the great crystal trophy at the end of the season. It's your turn to earn the world's attention! The mountains are waiting for you, the speed is amazing - and the race feeling incredible!

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) - 6 Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

NDS Review - 'Pac 'n Roll'

by Alicia on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Have fun with Pac-Man in a whole new way with Pac 'n Roll. This challenging and unusual platformer lets you roll your way through Pac-Land, fighting ghosts and chomping power pellets. Use power-up hats to give Pac-Man new powers, and send him rolling and leaping through loops, platforms, and streams.

PC Review - 'Voyage: Inspired by Jules Verne'

by Dan Barrow on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Based on the premise of Verne's novel, Voyage follows as a group of scientists create a space capsule with the intent of landing on the moon's surface. As scientist Michel Ardan, players are able to wander the surface of the moon and witness the explosion of plant life at dawn.

'Glider: Collect 'n Kill' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2005 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German publisher dtp announced that Glider went gold and will be in stores October 10, 2005. No dates, or publishers, for other territories have been announced yet. You are a proud pilot of the Official Glider League, able to hold your own in difficult fights. You have never seen anything like this before -– chases, "circuit fights," and XXL battles with up to eight players. Your way to to the top leads you through sewage shafts and a big temple area from ancient times.