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'SiN Episodes: Emergence' - 9 Hi-Res Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 10:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SiN Episodes features the highly anticipated return of Elexis Sinclaire, the world's most dangerous and seductive biochemist, and the only man who stands in her way, John R. Blade. The sworn enemies face off in Freeport City, a near-future mixture of San Francisco, Tokyo and New York, all set inside the unrestricted SiN universe. These are the same screens as previously released, except now in high res format ...

Various Game Trailers #545

by Judy on July 12, 2005 @ 10:05 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 :

  • Genji [PS2] - Japanese Trailer #2
  • Cold War [Xbox/PC] - Trailer #3
  • Makai Kingdom [PS2] - Trailer #4
  • Ninja Gaiden Black [Xbox] - Trailer
  • Panzer Elite Action [PS2/Xbox/PC] - Dealing With Snipers Trailer

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

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi' (PS2) - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 5:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, also known as Dragon Ball Z: Sparking!, is the only game to combine fighting and flying in wide open, destructible 3D environments. In the air, on the ground or under water, DBZ Budokai Tenkaichi gives players the ability to battle with unprecedented power and freedom.

'Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness' (NGC) Pre-Order Incentive

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to Orre for a new role-playing game in an expansive setting with a sinister plot and characters the likes of which have never been met before. With Eevee as their companion, players seek to unravel the mystery of Shadow Lugia. The fate and welfare of Pokémon lies in their ability to Snag and Purify them before it's too late. Starting Aug. 28, Pokémon fans who reserve a copy of Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness for GameCube at participating retailers will receive a custom GameCube vinyl skin featuring characters from the game. Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness will be available Oct. 3.

'80 Days' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frogwares is working on a game based on Jules Verne's novel Around The World In 80 Days. Journey on every existing means of transport, making you to use all inventiveness ingenuity, full of discoveries of unseen and unheard beauties. New gentleman, new bet, but it is up to you to choose itinerary. Would you do it in 80 days? Maybe you would rather make a stop at Bahamas, and give up the race for good?

Majesco Reduces Fiscal Outlook and Shuffles Management

by Judy on July 12, 2005 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced it is revising its figures for the fiscal year ending October 31, 2005 to reflect reduced net revenues and operating results. Additionally, current Board member Jim Halpin has been elected Chairman of the Board, and Chairman and CEO Carl Yankowski has resigned.

'Wild Earth' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 1:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wild Earth is a graphically spectacular safari adventure set in the heart of Africa, offering gamers a breathtaking journey through the Serengeti National Park. Expected for release in the final quarter of 2005.

'Total Overdose' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Total Overdose is an over-the-top, adrenalin-fuelled, 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 fathers killer, hot-wire tractors, eat Burritos, catch planes, drink tequila; the Mexican heat can make people do the strangest things.

European Antitrust Officials Raid Intel Offices

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A spokesman for the European Union executive said that European offices of US Chipmaker Intel Corp., computer makers and distributors were raided by European Commission and local authorities on Tuesday as part of an investigation into possible antitrust violations, filed by AMD a few weeks ago.

'Boktai 3' (GBA) - 26 New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 12:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there has not been any official announcement yet for Europe or North America, Konami's action/rpg Boktai 3 is scheduled for release in Japan on July 28, 2005. Until there are more details, check these new screens ...

'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkwatch is an original FPS combining the Western and Horror genres to create a cinematic experience with unparalleled depth and game play variety. As half-vampire Jericho Cross, players must hunt down a powerful vampire lord whose undead minions have overrun the Wild West. The result is a stylistic premise blending western and vampire-horror milieus, and one injected with innovative concepts.

'Flipnic: Ultimate Pinball' (PS2) Flips Into Retail Stores

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today released Flipnic: Ultimate Pinball for the PS2. Forget all you think you know about pinball – it’s not just about flippers and bumpers anymore!

'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles, Brothers In Arms Earned In Blood promises to lead the way this holiday season.

'World of Warcraft' - v1.6.0 US Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new update for its MMORPG World of Warcraft. This update is currently only for North American and Australian editions of the game, adds a new high-level Blackwing Lair dungeon, new Darkmoon Faire, Battlemasters feature, and a slew of gameplay adjustments, bug fixes and other goodies. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Hip Interactive Europe Still Alive & Kicking

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Interactive Europe will pursue its activities as a publisher, a distributor as well as a peripheral provider. Hip Interactive Europe confirms the upcoming releases, end of September, of its line-up with titles such as Rugby Challenge 2006, Garfield "Saving Arlene" as well as its exciting line of accessories for all consoles including the Sony PSP handheld. Hip Interactive Europe is home to a number of high profile games such as George A. Romero's City of the Dead, Ghost Wars, and Call of Cthulhu Destiny's End, which will be released as expected in 2006.

2K Sports Signs 'Top Spin' (PS2) Cover Athletes

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Sports announced today that international tennis champions Roger Federer, the reigning Wimbledon champion and #1 ranked men's player and Maria Sharapova, the #2 ranked women's tennis player in the world will be the official spokespersons and cover athletes for Top Spin on the PS2.

'NCAA Football 06' (PS2/Xbox) Kicks Off In Stores

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that NCAA Football 06, the newest iteration of EA SPORTS best-selling college football video game franchise, is now available in stores nationwide. NCAA Football 06 has the exclusive license for college football videogames, and is the only game to feature actual teams, stadiums and schools.

Atari and Activision Ink Licensing Agreement for Atari Flashback 2

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Activision to include Pitfall! and River Raid in Atari's forthcoming Atari Flashback 2. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Atari's first home game console, PONG, Atari Flashback 2 features more than 40 classic games, including arcade classics, previously unreleased titles from the Atari vault and rare homebrew games created by fans and supporters of Atari's early console models.

'Indigo Prophecy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Demos Coming Soon

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple viewpoints, Indigo Prophecy allows players' actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience. Through motion picture techniques such as actor direction, multi-camera views, motion tracking and a contextual music score, players find themselves intimately immersed in the game. "PC demos will also be unleashed in different languages in selected magazines this September, later via Internet."

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | 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.

'Call of Duty 2' (X360/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 2:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. CoD 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns.

'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter' (NGC/PS2/ Xbox/X360/PC) - Screen

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 3, players will embody Captain Scott Mitchell as he commands the Ghosts and Special Forces allies equipped with the IWS in the quest to save the president of the United States, recover stolen nuclear codes and eliminate a vicious band of renegade soldiers hell-bent on unleashing catastrophe. A lonesome PC screen wandered into our offices ...

PC Review - 'Star Wars Galaxies: The Total Experience'

by Chad on July 12, 2005 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Galaxies: The Total Experience will offer the original ground game An Empire Divided, the Jump to Lightspeed expansion that brought players into space in their own Millennium Falcon and the all new Episode III Rage of the Wookiees expansion offering exclusive content directly from the final Star Wars movie all in one box, as well as an exclusive vehicle only available to bundle owners.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' Coming Fall 2006 ? - Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While earlier this month it came to light that GSC Game World's oft delayed FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl will not be making any appearance this year, a specific new time frame was not announced. Through a release schedule for THQ France it has now been revealed we could possibly have to wait more than a year, as it is tentatively listed for autumn 2006. In the meantime, three new screens to, hardly, make up for it...

UPDATE : THQ France admitted making a mistake in their release schedule, which is now under revision, and informed us that STALKER is scheduled for, somewhere in, 2006.

'Dragonshard' Developer Interview

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself. Atari has sent out a pre-canned Q&A between Atari Community Manager Shane 'The DungeonMaster' DeFreest and member of Liquid Entertainment.

'Destinies' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2005 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Explore Anthranella IX, and its many exotic places. Join Marc on this epic quest for the truth and what lies just beyond. The story twists until the last moment; but at the end, you will know this world, its people, the fate of Peter and more importantly – a little more about yourself. What makes us human? Do we have limits? Can we travel as far as our dreams? The answers await in Destinies, an upcoming sci-fi/fantasy adventure under development at Lanthra Productions & Team Destinies.