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Real Reason For 'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (X360/PC) Delay ?

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few months ago, Bethesda disappointed a large portion of the community when it announced that TES IV:Oblivion was not going to make it as a launch title and delayed the game until March 2006, saying that more time was needed for polish. Spanish site players4players claims there is more to it, as a confidential source told them that the real reason was a little bit more interesting. Oblivion had already been finished, but upon arrival of the official Xbox 360 dev kits, they realized the machine was more powerful than originally anticipated. Bethesda then decided to delay the game for optimization, especially of the graphics.

'Hellgate: London' - 44 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2005 @ 12:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Flagship Studios' 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.

'Pokemon' No Longer 4Kids

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2005 @ 4:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

4Kids Entertainment and Pokemon USA announced today that they have agreed not to renew the Pokemon representation agreement set to expire on December 31, 2005. Beginning in 2006, Pokemon USA, Inc.'s in-house licensing group will handle all Pokemon licensing outside of Asia.

'Full Auto' (X360) Gets Release Date - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2005 @ 4:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Combine fully-automatic, weapon-equipped vehicles with highly detailed and interactive urban environments and you have Full Auto, the most destructive racing action ever experienced in a video game. This racer allows players to choose from a wide selection of unique vehicle designs and arm them with any combination of machine guns, cannons, and other deadly weapons.

'Day of Defeat Source' Gets Steamy Update #36

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2005 @ 3:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for its online delivery system Steam. This update tweaks various weapons, lag compensation and other multiplayer adjustments, bug fixes, and plenty more. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Titan Quest' - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2005 @ 3:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Titan Quest is an action role-playing game set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans.

'Heroes of Annihilated Empires' - Details & Release Date

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2005 @ 3:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Delivering original gameplay was a dominant goal of GSC Game World team when creating the fantasy trilogy Heroes of Annihilated Empires. Playing HoAE you'll be able to pump up a selected hero in a common RPG manner, as well as build up cities and recruit massive armies, as traditional for RTS games. The first episode of HoAE is expected to ship in September 2006.

'Faces of War' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2005 @ 3:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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. Check the freshly launched official website or read more for ew screens & trailer...

Stardock Signs 'ETROM: The Astral Essence'

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2005 @ 3:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stardock announced today that it had reached an agreement with P.M. Studios to bring the fast-paced action-RPG ETROM: The Astral Essence to its game-distribution service in Feb. 2006 for only $29.95. ETROM: The Astral Essence takes players on a thrilling open-ended adventure to a bleak, futuristic world, where survival is earned, rather than expected.

'Stoked Rider featuring Tommy Brunner' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2005 @ 2:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stoked Rider featuring Tommy Brunner' is an unique action-freesports game for PC, the first freeride snowboarding game inspired by Alaska's impressive peaks, presented in a unique 3D cellshaded graphical style. Tommy Brunner is one of the most experienced backcountry and big mountain snowboard riders in Europe, and has a string of horrifically impressive injuries to go with it, including a broken back!