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Annual 'Sex in Video Games' Conference Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Evergreen Events announced the upcoming Sex in Video Games Conference: Exploring the Business of Digital Erotic Entertainment to be held June 8 and 9, 2006 at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco, California. The conference is the first of its type and will be an annual event.

'Digital Jesters' Directors Under Scrutiny

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On December 22nd a group of creditors obtained a Winding-Up order from the High Court in the United Kingdom against the publisher Digital Jesters. Following up on this order the creditors now intend to pursue further legal action against the directors of Digital Jesters, Mr. Terry Malham and Mr. Leonardo Zullo. In addition the creditors intend to demonstrate the Shadow Directorship of Mr. Rakesh Gandhi and administrators will shortly be appointed to investigate the transactions of Digital Jesters, their investors and associated ventures such as 'Myriad Interactive' of Mr. Marco Landi, with the aim of recovering outstanding debts.

'Frame City Killer' (X360) Gets Delayed In North America

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Frame City Killer is a next-generation action game featuring astoundingly detailed graphics powered by the Unreal Engine 3 and immersive, non-linear gameplay. Last month FCK's Japanese release date was pushed twice, but a Namco spokesperson told us that this would have no affect on the North American date. Apparently this is not the case as 1UP got confirmation that FCK has indeed been delayed until second half of 2006.

'Drakengard 2' (PS2) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Drakengard 2 picks up 18 years after Caim's exploits in the first title. The heroes this time around are Nove, a young man who can speak with the Dragon known as Legna, and a now grown-up Mana. The two main characters are joined by Urich, a masked man said to have made a pact with the God of Death.

'America's Secret Operations' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

America's Secret Operations features 10 singleplayer missions leading you through jungles, destroyed cities, oil refineries and a not so lonely island. You are part of a special operations team sent in to neutralize Marxist rebels who infiltrated the army and are planning terrorist strikes.

'Faces of War' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In each mission of Faces of War, players will be leading a squad of 6 soldiers in a full 3D environment. Through the decisive European battles of World War II, they will be in command of Allied, Soviet and German troops. With innovative new in-game features, two battles will never be fought the same way.

'25 to Life' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 1:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Play as either cops or gangsters, in this urban-based third person shooter. The game delivers intense online gameplay for up to 16 players, as well as a rich single player experience.

'Okami' (PS2) - 21 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 1:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Okami depicts a stark world devoid of colour that the player must return to its natural state. In Okami colour represents the life blood of the land and sucking this life are supernatural monsters that inhabit the surrounding areas.

'MVP 06 NCAA Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 12:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MVP 06 NCAA Baseball is being produced by EA Canada in Vancouver, B.C., and will celebrate everything that makes NCAA baseball unique -- aluminum bats, intense action, and stadiums filled with school spirit and packed with passionate fans.

'Battleground Europe' Gets New Sniper Class

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 12:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Playnet are pleased to announce that its just released first person shooter and massive multiplayer game Battleground Europe ( has brought a new class into the virtual battlefield; the Sniper.