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'Battlefield 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the eagerly anticipated demo for DICE's FPS sequel Battlefield 2. The demo includes the Gulf of Oman single player map as well as the Gulf of Oman 16-player and 32-player maps. There will be a time limit for each game. Read more for download links ...

'Arena Football' (ALL) Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 5:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the opening game of the regular season to the ArenaBowl championship, EA SPORTS Arena Football will bring you the complete experience. Strap on your helmets and get ready for a new brand of football, and make sure you're ready for a lot of fireworks, because this is non-stop high-scoring football at its finest.

Various Game Trailers #525

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Project Gotham Racing 3 - Teaser Trailer
  • Real Time Conflict: Shogun Empires - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - v1.1 Euro Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released yet another patch for the European edition of Deep Shadow's FPS Boiling Point: Road to Hell. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and addresses random inventory losses, game crashes, sound issues, animation errors, slowing down of the game after several hours of play, and a few other things. Read more for details and download links ...

'Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII is an Xbox exclusive action-filled flight combat game internally developed by Ubisoft. From Western Europe to the Pacific, players test their air-combat skills as they experience the most famous battles of World War II. As a squadron leader, the player can fly up to 40 WWII aircraft in both single-player and multiplayer missions.

'Pacific Storm' - 89 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The furious battle of Pearl Harbor became the first in the sequence of gory sea combats. Now you can take part in all major Pacific battles of the World War II in the Pacific Storm game that is a mixture of RTS, war-game and simulator. All major and important sea battles of World War II, which took place in the Pacific Ocean, are included and you can play either for the USA or Japan. Mine the resources (money, iron and nickel ore, bauxites and oil), train various units and retaliate!

Disney Acquires 'Mind’s Eye Productions'

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Times Online is reporting that Disney has acquired Mind’s Eye Productions, a privately-held video game studio that has adapted the Tomb Raider games and the Who Wants to be a Millionaire? title for interactive TV. It also develops games for platforms such as the PS2, including Starsky & Hutch.

'Enemy Territory: Quake Wars' Premiere on G4

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software's CEO Todd Hollenshead makes a special appearance on G4 on Friday, June 10 at 10 pm ET, 7 pm PT. Hollenshead will sit down for an interview with the hosts of (Geoff Keighley, Tina Wood and Laura Foy) and will also present the television premiere of the Enemy Territory: Quake Wars trailer. For more information, visit the G4tv ET: Quake Wars page on G4's website.

'NTRA Breeder's Cup' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the most realistic horse racing simulation ever created and the only game officially licensed by the NTRA, featuring the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. With thousands of horses, the ability to race your own Thoroughbred, play the ponies and even build your own stable, Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is the horse racing game with something for everyone. Check the freshly launched NTRA Breeder's Cup website, or read more for some new screens ...

Fox and Universal Sign on for 'Halo' Film Adaptation

by Judy on June 10, 2005 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

20th Century Fox and Universal Pictures are teaming up to make a feature film adaptation of the Microsoft video game Halo. Negotiations still were under way late Thursday, but under the deal, Universal will take domestic rights and Fox will handle international.

'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Universe is being developed for both the PS2 and the PC, offering two complete RPG experiences - a single-player action adventure spanning multiple planets, and a robust online multi-player component.

'LMA Manager 2006' (PS2/Xbox) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football managers rejoice! A thorough evolution in Codemasters' LMA Manager series, the genre-leading football management console game, is coming this October. Promising a defining moment for PS2 and Xbox football management games, LMA Manager 2006 is set to become the star player for the 2005/2006 footy season.

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' - v1.5 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Troika is no longer amongst the living this patch is not official, so use at your own discretion. This update brings Activision's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines retail game to v1.5 (requires v1.2 patch installed) and addresses a number of known issues, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes and so forth. Read more for details and download links ...

'City of the Dead' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with an arsenal of traditional and futuristic weaponry, players must battle the living dead from dusk 'till dawn in series of abandoned locales. With split-screen co-op missions, party mode, and four-player online feature, "City of the Dead" also promises a range of multiplayer features that allow gamers to play as human or zombie.

'Vietcong 2' - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vietcong 2 is an FPS set against the background of the 1968 Tet Offensive, in and around the ancient city of Hue (pronounced Who-ay), during the Vietnam War. Brought to life through a gritty story compiled from first hand accounts and memories of Special Forces and Infantry servicemen stationed in Hue during the assault.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

'The Day After' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Bean Games has released the first patch for the UK edition of G5 Software's cold war RTS The Day After, previously known as Cuban Missile Crisis. No details available as to what it exactly fixes are available at this point. Read more for download links ...

'Chaos League: Sudden Death' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has released an English demo for Chaos League: Sudden Death, letting you try out a few of tutorials, match and championship modes with two races (Human and The Damned), in the Glacier stadium.

'The Chronicles of Ny' Gets Cancelled

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 2:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clownkeep has update its website with the news that The Chronicles of Ny, its multi-episodic fantasy RPG, has been cancelled. Every episode was about 10-15 hours game time with a sprawling story that took place in a frontier province of the Great Kingdom of Ny, and was going to entertain, thrill and leave the player excited about upcoming episodes, allowing you to continue the character you had developed. Reason for the cancellation was rather vague : "there comes a point when life comes at you hard... and despite your passions, you have to get your priorities straight."

'World Racing 2' (Xbox/PC) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2005 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Racing 2 enhances the technology of the game's fore-runner World Racing, which introduced an innovative 3D landscape technology and sophisticated driving physics. While World Racing focussed on the simulation aspect, World Racing 2 will put the fun of driving at centre stage and offer optimised arcade racing characteristics, rich and varied range of mission modes, lively scenarios, enhanced tuning options and a great variety of cars.

NGC/PS2/Xbox Preview - 'The Chronicles of Narnia'

by Hank on June 10, 2005 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is inspired by the upcoming highly anticipated motion picture from Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media. The games will launch this holiday season in conjunction with film's release.

Xbox Preview - 'Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis'

by Alicia on June 10, 2005 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

How realistic is Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis? According to Bohemian, the military uses a version of the game’s software in troop training. This game is a military simulation for the hardest of the hardcore, featuring a staggering array of real-world weapons, situations, and ways to experience the battle.

PSP Review - 'FIFA Soccer'

by David Wanaselja on June 10, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Boasting unprecedented visual and audio features, a deep selection of advanced controls, and more than 350 official team and league licenses, FIFA Soccer delivers console quality to the PSP. Battle your way through Season and Tournament play, or replay famous games as you fight your way out of preset match situations in the Challenges mode. With Mid-Season Scenario and wireless capabilities, FIFA Soccer is the only complete, authentic, and intelligent soccer experience for the PSP.