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'Phantasy Star Universe' (PS2/PC) Delayed ... In Japan

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 6:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

No need to get your panties in a bunch just yet. SEGA Japan announced that its PS2/PC adventure needs a little more "quality improvement," and has therefor decided to push the February 16 release date to March 30, 2006. Whether this will have any influence on the European or North American release date is unknown, but since PSU is slated for spring 2006 in those territories anyhow, it seems unlikely.

'Fight Night Round 3' (ALL) Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 5:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight Night Round 3 brings the most intense boxing experience to gamers. Film-quality graphics showcase devastating punch impacts unparalleled in any game or film. On the way to becoming boxing's greatest legend, train to fight like the best including Muhammad Ali or create a boxing style unique only to your boxer. According to the official website, Fight Night 3 will be released coming Valentine's day, February 14, 2006.

'Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 5: Empires is Koei's latest title in DW series. The Empires spinoff adds an Empires mode where you have to sign political alliances in order to conquer the Three Kingdoms. Contrary to DW4 Empires the new title not only has you deploy your generals but also command then once on the battlefield. DW5 Empires also adds a coop mode, and is scheduled for release in Japan end of March.

'Volkswagen Golf Racer' Now Called 'GTI Racing' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 3:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GTI Racing, using Techland Xpand Rally engine, is an official racing game about the legendary European Volkswagen Golf series. The game features over 15 models from all 5 series, including the classic GTI from 1975, GTI Kit Cars, the latest Golf V GTI from 2004 and a collection of bonus cars like: The New Beatle, The Samba and the latest concept cars.

'Metalheart: Replicants Rampage' - v1.3 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 2:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Metalheart: Replicants Rampage provides a strong sci-fi story with intriguing cyberpunk influences, sophisticated turn-based combat, random quest generator, character parameter system, and plenty of other wonders to make hardcore RPG fans amazed. Dreamcatcher has released a new patch bringing any international version of the game to v1.3 and addressing a few minor tweaks.

'Supreme Ruler 2010' - v4.4.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 2:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlegoat has released a new patch for its strategy game Supreme Ruler 2010. This update brings your retail game to v4.4.2 and addresses two new bugs which surfaced after the previous patch. Training now works again, and in Multiplayer startup lobbies, the clients would not get set to the correct map if the host changed the scenario choice after clients joined the lobby.

'Day of Defeat: Source' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 1:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Day of Defeat is a World War II multiplayer first-person action game that pits players in Axis vs. Allies battles in Western Europe at the height of the war in 1944, remade using Half-Life 2's Source engine. Players enlist as snipers, infantrymen, machine gunners, riflemen and sergeants, and then hit the frontlines running using authentic weaponry.

'Grandia III' (PS2) - 35 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Grandia III is the newest title in Game Arts' role-playing series, using an all-new engine, N3, allowing for larger and more detailed environments. In Grandia III you play as Yuuki, a 16-year-old boy who dreams of being a pilot. When Yuuki meets Alfina, an elven shaman who can talk to holy beasts, he gets involved in a mission to find her brother Emilious, who turned evil and wants to conquering the world.

'Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory' (Xbox/PC) Downloadable Content Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released new downloadable content for the Xbox and PC editions of its stealth action game Splinter Cell Chaos Theory. Two new coop maps available on Xbox Live (UN Headquarters and Nuclear Base), and one new versus map available on Xbox Live and PC (Polar Base). The Xbox Live coop maps were already available in the v1.05 patch for the PC. Read more for download links ...

'Star Wars: Empire at War' Gets Release Date

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2006 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Control the fate of the galaxy in LucasArts' RTS game Star Wars: Empire at War. Set a few years before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, the game will let players rewrite history as well as experience the aftermath of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, the creation of the Rebel Alliance, and Darth Vader's rise to power. LucasArts has updated the official website reflecting a February 16 release date.