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'Gears of War' (X360) New Multiplayer Maps Coming - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2007 @ 8:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hinted at by Epic a few weeks back, it is now official. Microsoft will be releasing two new Gears of War multiplayer maps, sponsored by the Discovery Channel's new show Future Weapons, which will be available for download via Xbox Live Marketplace Wednesday, Jan. 10.

Sony Ships 1 million PS3s In North America

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2007 @ 8:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While the CES in Las Vegas is mainly a technology and peripheral convention, it decided to cash in on the E3 demise and add a gaming section, so did SCEA's senior vice president Peter Dille's keynote speech, revealing that the electronics giant has now shipped, not sold, more than one million PS3 units. SCEA's VP put the bar even higher for early next year claiming that it would ship 6 million PS3s once the new console launches in additional markets such as Europe, Australia, Africa, Russia and the Middle-East.

'Hellgate: London' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2007 @ 5:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive.

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - v33675 Update Patch & Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2007 @ 5:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

gEasy is not only working on Soldner 2, but it is still supporting the original Soldner: Secret Wars (and its Marine Corps expansion). This v33675 patch adds a new game mode (frontline), optimizes old maps while adding 4 new ones, as well as several balance vehicle & weapons tweaks.

Child’s Play Charity Crosses $1,000,000 Milestone

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2007 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the success of its online toy drive and dinner auction, the gamer-supported Child’s Play Charity reached an all-time high of $1,024,400.31 in its fourth year of bringing games and other entertainment to sick children around the world.

'FIFA Manager 07: Extra Time' - 25 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2007 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

FIFA Manager 07 is getting an expansion to its already extensive 2,000 clubs and over 20,000 players. The Extra Time expansion adds new stadiums from all over Europe, new features such as ability to sell advertisement, start as coach, half time screens with commentary and plenty more..

'The Lord of the Rings: The White Council' (PS3/X360/PC) Canned

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2007 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days ago reports surfaced that EA's The Lord of the Rings: The White Council, an RPG project featuring an original storyline derived from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings novels, got cancelled. While there has been no official comment, further confirmation comes from another anonymous EA source claiming executive producer Steve Gray is no longer with the company, and that the project was scrubbed due to management issues and lack of sufficient development progress.