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Microsoft Confirms Live Service on XP

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2007 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed by SEGA's Universe at War Live compatibility on Vista/XP, Microsoft's official Gamerscore blog confirms it is indeed working on bringing the Games for Windows Live service to XP. The development team first wanted to get the service working on Microsoft's newest OS to support Halo 2 and Shadowrun, but now that both titles are out, work on finalizing GfWL on XP has commenced. Gears of War, which is Vista/XP compatible, will support the Live service on both platforms.

'King's Bounty: The Legend' - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2007 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

King's Bounty: The Legend, previously known as Battle Lord, is an adventure game with tactical turn-based battles and role-playing elements unfolding in a rich fantasy world.

'Halo 3' (X360) 99.9% Finished

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2007 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The epic saga continues with Halo 3, in this third chapter of the Halo trilogy, Master Chief returns to finish the fight, bringing the epic conflict between the Covenant, the Flood, and the entire human race to a dramatic, pulse-pounding climax. Bungie's weekly update reveals Halo 3 is nearing completion. Check out yesterday's batch of new screens...

PC Preview - 'Instinct'

by Alan Butterworth on Aug. 18, 2007 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

This fast-paced FPS features state-of-the-art 3D graphics and an intense storyline that engrosses the player in its world, maintaining the deep and vivid story with the original Russian voices. The same appeal that moviegoers have for foreign films is brought to life to create a truly unique experience.

'Dragon Quest IV' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2007 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Level 5 are still working on bringing the newest Dragon Quest IX title the the NDS, several of its prequels, DQ IV, V and VI to be precise, are also getting converted to the NDS, with full 3D graphics. Scheduled for release this winter in Japan, no word whether Square Enix will be bringing it to Europe and/or North America.

Mexican Raids Net 15,000 Counterfeit Nintendo Products

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2007 @ 12:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mexican authorities conducted raids against 12 alleged distributors of counterfeit Nintendo products in a major “fayuca” (contraband) market in Guadalajara. Authorities seized 15,000 pirated Nintendo products, including 4,500 illegal Wii game discs.