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Xfire Claims It Does Not Infringe Yahoo Patent

by Judy on Feb. 12, 2005 @ 6:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier this week it was revealed that Yahoo was filing a lawsuit against Xfire claiming it broke Yahoo's messenger patent with the free Xfire gamers messenger service. Xfire on the other hand says they have reviewed the patent infringement claims with our lawyers, and Xfire does not infringe the Yahoo patent and have approached Yahoo expressing its willingness to let Yahoo review the code used. Xfire also announced it has reached one million registered users in its first year.

'The Settlers: Heritage Of Kings' The Fog Realm Addon - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 12, 2005 @ 1:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level with fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features,. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant. While Heritage of Kings is not released yet in English territories, Blue Byte is already working on a "The Fog Realm" addon with new maps, new heroes, and editor.

Various Game Trailers #435

by Judy on Feb. 12, 2005 @ 12:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Act of War - Trailer #2
  • Wild Arms: the 4th Detonator - Trailer
  • Mythic Blades - Trailer

'Obscure' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 12, 2005 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In the style of Hollywood’s popular horror movie genre, Obscure tracks a group of five all-American high school students who discover the halls they walk each day are anything but safe from their most horrifying nightmares. A string of mysterious disappearances and unexplained events set the stage for a night more horrifying than any trip to detention...

'Samurai Western' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Feb. 12, 2005 @ 12:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Samurai Western is the 3rd installment in the 'Way of the Samurai' series where your main character Kiryu Goujiro makes the trip from Japan to the US in search of his older brother. Goujiro, a young samurai, lives by the bushido code of honor and his belief that the Japanese sword is the strongest weapon in the world, which puts him against all odds versus gunslinging cowboys.

'Spikeout: Street Battle' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 12, 2005 @ 12:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

This fighting-action game features up to 16 playable characters, all free to simultaneously roam and destroy a vast 3D world. With Xbox Live and System Link Play support, players can now experience cooperative and competitive gameplay with friends and foes while talking smack via Xbox Communicators. Bonus online features include downloadable items, weapons, stories, stages, characters, sound files and much more.

'Star Wars: Empire at War' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 12, 2005 @ 12:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Control the fate of the galaxy in LucasArts' all new RTS game Star Wars: Empire at War. Set a few years before the events of Episode IV A New Hope, the game will let players rewrite history as well as experience the aftermath of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, the creation of the Rebel Alliance, and Darth Vader's rise to power. Read more for new screens ...