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'Advent Rising' (Xbox/PC) Soundtrack Unveiled

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco today announced an ensemble of top Hollywood and award-winning musical talent behind the video game soundtrack for Advent Rising. The Advent Rising soundtrack is a completely original musical score that incorporates live orchestral and vocal elements to create a variety of musical themes utilized throughout the game. The soundtrack is also planned for retail release to coincide with the game.

'TrackMania Sunrise' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TrackMania Sunrise, the legitimate heir to the throne, is shifting up a gear. Sunrise moves faster, handles better and features improved air-control – vital for making the massive jumps – to ensure that gameplay never moves at anything less than fast. And it's all about the gameplay.

'Street Racing Syndicate' (NGC) Finally Coming To Europe

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The lights are green as SRS - Street Racing Syndicate screeches onto the GameCube in the UK on 4 March 2005. In this high-octane racing adventure players can push over forty officially licensed cars to the limits around the streets of three major US cities.

'Command & Conquer' Coming to NDS?

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 3:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dutch magazine Sen Gamer claims to have received confirmation from its former editor in chief, who now works for EA, that C&C: Red Alert 2 is headed for Nintendo's handheld. While there is absolutely no confirmation of any kind, it would technically be very feasable for an RTS like the C&C series to be ported to the NDS, its dual screen could allow for real time action on the main screen, while the menus to build and buy units would be placed on the bottom display. And even bigger rumor is that Petroglpyh, currently working on Star Wars: Empire at War, would be the developer, and if true, Red Alert 2 for DS is scheduled for late 2005. To be taken with a big bag of salt, but why not ...

'Runaway 2' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 2:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pendulo Studios is working on a followup to last year's hit title Runaway: A Road Adventure, an adventure game with 3D characters with a cartoon look and high-impact visual features that include 2D and 3D in an unmatchable style.

'Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 2:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Makai Kingdom is an RPG on which you take on the role of Lord Zetta to command an army of determined fighters to reclaim what has righteously been his, the netherworld. Battle enemies ranging from vicious demons to determined soldiers with both modern and ancient warfare, slash your enemies with the good old broadsword or blast your way through with the deadly rocket launcher; the choices are yours.

'Battlefield 2' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, China, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game's 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 100 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC. Check these 30+ new screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 2:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cossacks: Napoleonic Wars returns one of the most successful strategy games of the past years to the real-time battlefield - with reinforcements: Meet Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France and probably the most ingenious strategist in European history! Enter the battle on the side of one of 10 great European nations and rewrite European history in six exciting campaigns. Check these 60+ new screens...

'Battlestrike: The Road to Berlin' Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The guns of the greatest of all wars roar into life in and on The Road to Berlin. This fast-moving game drops the player right in the middle of frenzied combat action, where the thrills just keep coming! Pilot, gunner, sniper, paratrooper – all these roles are played out through a simple, intuitive point-and-click interface, allowing instant and complete immersion in the game world.

'Terrorist Takedown' - Mouse Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 8:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Merscom has released a small patch for City Interactive's FPS Terrorist Takedown. This update fixes mouse sensitivity so that adjustments are automatically saved (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Delta Force: Reloaded' Announced

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 7:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that started it all is back and badder than ever! Graphically improved and developed with NovaLogic’s latest game engine, Delta Force: Reloaded not only enhances a proven winner, but adds to it, offering seasoned Delta Force fanatics and FPS fans new to the franchise, a fresh perspective on the game that broke the mold in modern combat FPS games. Over 70 levels of combat to test your CQB and long range engagement skills as a Delta Force Operator.

'Empire Earth 2' - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 6:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Mad Doc Software and due for release in the first half of 2005, Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.

'Rugby 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 6:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While we already had a first trailer a few days ago, Electronic Arts today announced that EA SPORTS Rugby 2005 is under development as the newest ongoing franchise in the EA SPORTS lineup. The game, which features a host of gameplay and graphical upgrades, will deliver an authentic rugby experience and is scheduled for release in spring 2005 for the PS2, the Xbox, and the PC.

'Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 4:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atelier Iris :Eternal Mana is an SRPG like none other on the PlayStation 2. Create your own items and weapons each with unique powers, appearances and abilities. Experience an epic adventure filled with a powerful story and ominous intrigue. Battle vicious monsters where your mastery of weaponry and spells is the only thing between you and ferocious beasts.

'Doom 3' (Xbox) And 'Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil' Delayed

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 3:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision revealed its financial results for the third quarter 2005, and Robert Kotick, Chairman and CEO of Activision, commented, "For the first nine months of fiscal year 2005, net revenues have already exceeded net revenues in fiscal 2004." So while financially Activision is doing well, Doom 3 fans will be a bit disaappointed as it became clear that the Xbox edtion as well as the PC expansion pack are being pushed back from their original March date, to April 2005. It was also revealed that Spider-Man 2 and Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Remix will be launch titles for the PSP. Also, in fiscal 2006, Activision will release new versions of its top-selling fiscal 2005 franchises Tony Hawk, Spider-Man, Shrek, Call of Duty, DOOM, and X-Men, as well as games based on True Crime, Fantastic Four, Madagascar, Quake, The Movies, and an original new property from Neversoft, the development team behind the Tony Hawk series.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 3:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Boiling Point: Road to Hell, previously known as Xenus, will combine intense armed combat with exploration and interaction with a vast and seamless open-ended gaming world. Boiling Point: Road to Hell is in development by Ukrainian developer Deep Shadows and is scheduled for release in Spring 2005.

Sony Opens Its 'Cell' (PS3) Doors

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 3:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The highly anticipated microchip that will power the PS3 made its debut today, as IBM, Sony and Toshiba showed off the inner workings of a chip intended to run a new generation of electronics. Cell is based on IBM's existing Power processor line, and will work with various software packages, including Linux. The chip will have nearly a quarter-billion transistors and be built on 90-nanometer manufacturing technology. It will work with a memory technology developed by Rambus. Inside the chip, eight processing units will churn through data at speeds above 4 ghz. Read more for details ...

'Enigma: Rising Tide - Gold Edition' Steams Into Stores

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 2:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced Enigma: Rising Tide - Gold Edition is now available at major retailers across North America.

Vivendi Appoints New Value Line Publishing Vice President

by Judy on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 2:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

VU Games today announced the appointment of Danny Hammett as Senior Vice President of Value Line Publishing for North America. In his new role, Mr. Hammett will oversee product development, sales, marketing and business development efforts for VU Games' newly created value line business, which will mine the company's deep library of more than 700 PC and console titles, as well as introduce a new slate of interactive products for the mass market.