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May 2021


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Amazon Cancels 'Xbox 360 Ultimate Bundle' Orders

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If you were amongst the tons of people who pre-ordered their Xbox 360 Ultimate Bundle on two months prior to its launch, you probably received some bad news, your order got cancelled. Amazon came to the conclusion that none of their sources could actually provide them with the materials they promoted in said bundle. Read more for details ..

'Crashday' - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crashday puts you in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. Your task is to scrap your vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing your opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing you as their enemy.

'SWAT 4: The Stetchkov Syndicate' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Entitled 'The Stetchkov Syndicate', the expansion pack brings a host of new levels, weapons and enhancements to the highly rated SWAT 4 and is scheduled for release in Q1 2006.

'The Outfit' (X360) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 5:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ and Relic Entertainment take explosive World War II combat to the next generation in an all new 3rd Person Action Game. Combining intense squad-based combat and easy to use strategic gameplay elements, The Outfit takes players behind enemy lines, battling the Nazi War Machine through a variety of combat missions. Check out the freshly launched website, or read more for new screens ...

Rockstar Feeling The Hot Coffee Squeeze?

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 4:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There hasn't been a lot of positive news involving Take Two since the Hot Coffee fiasco. Earlier this week, Paul Eibler was nominated "Worst CEO of 2005," and now, it seems the downward spiral continues. It has come to our attention that there have been a few rounds of layoffs at several of the Rockstar development studios. Read more for details ...

'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition' (X360) Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 4:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While its official announcement isn't due until Monday it seems Capcom has already revealed the first bits of info on its nextgen title. Lost Planet is a sci-fi FPS title for the X360 with a strong MechAssault flavor to it, the main character is modeled after Korean actor Lee Byung Hun. Produced by Keiji Inafune, known for Dead Rising and Onimusha, Lost Planet will have you battle huge aliens, bug like creatures, mechs and other not so humans species in large city environments, and cave dwellings.

PS2/Xbox/PC Review - 'Total Overdose'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 4:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Through stylized Mexican neighborhoods and jungle hideouts to the swanky Californian coast, Total Overdose is an over-the-top, adrenaline-fueled, free-style action, 3rd person cinematic adventure with a strong whiff of tequila. Crash cars, steal hats, shoot bad guys with style, jump bikes, fight in the street, meet girls, shoot more bad guys, find your father's killer, hot-wire tractors, catch planes, drink tequila; the Mexican heat can make people do the strangest things.

Konami Launches eCommerce Website

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami America today revamped its website to include the addition of eCommerce functionality. The konamistyle website will make it convenient for people everywhere in the country to purchase Konami’s games, even those that are not as easy to find on retail shelves. A total of 75 titles are currently available, including new releases and back catalog games.

PC Review - 'X³: Reunion'

by David Wanaselja on Dec. 10, 2005 @ 2:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.