Archive for June, 2006

Posted By Jonathan Fingas On June 22, 2006 at 11:56 am Comments Off on Review: True Crime New York City (PC)

Any game that professes to be true to some aspect of real life, as True Crime: New York City does, has some high standards to meet. This is especially true for a game set in the Big Apple: many of us associate strong memories with the city, whether we’ve lived there our whole lives or […]

Posted By Justin Lee On June 22, 2006 at 8:19 am Comments Off on Joe Thorton to be on NHL 2K7 Cover in U.S.

2K Sports sends word that Joe Thorton will be on the NHL 2K7 cover in U.S. 2K Sports, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., announced today that NHL All-Star center Joe Thornton of the San Jose Sharks is the official spokesman and cover athlete for NHL 2K7. The 2005-06 NHL assist and points […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On June 22, 2006 at 8:04 am Comments Off on DarkStar One Wallpapers Available

Make your desktop pretty. If you want…CDV and Ascaron has released 10 new wallpapers for their upcoming action/adventure title, DarkStar One. These stunning new wallpapers, which are available in three sizes, will allow fans to decorate their desktops with images of characters, locations and ships from the game. The wallpapers are available for download from […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On June 22, 2006 at 7:41 am Comments Off on Torque Game Builder Released

The 2D version of GarageGames’ Torque Engine is now out. It’s quite good from a non-programmer standpoint…GarageGames, the leading technology provider for independent and professional game makers, is pleased to announce the release of Torque Game Builder and Torque Game Builder Pro for Windows and Apple OS-X platforms.Built upon the definitive technology of the popular […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On June 22, 2006 at 7:37 am Comments Off on Merscom Publishing RDKF in the US

Yes. Rag Doll Kung Fu. The game from Steam. You know, the one with the weird puppetry fighting. Merscom LLC today announced an agreement with Lionhead Studios pioneer and Media Molecule co-founder Mark Healey to publish "Rag Doll Kung Fu" for the PC in North America. Widely praised for its originality and creativity at the […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On June 22, 2006 at 7:14 am Comments Off on WOW Event: Midsummer Fire Festival

It’s like the circus coming to town. With cake. And the rapture. And Don Knotts. A time of ancient magic and tradition, the Midsummer Fire Festival is a time of joyous celebration which begins on the longest day of the year. Gathered around the great fires built at this special time of the year, revelers […]

Posted By Malcolm Owen On June 22, 2006 at 7:02 am Comments Off on Archlord Races Revealed

Humans and Orcs and Elves, Oh My…. Codemasters Online Gaming today reveals details on the playable races featuring in ArchLord, the much-anticipated MMORPG where one player will rule the world. ArchLord will feature three distinct races, each with their own unique skills and abilities: the majestic Humans, the towering Orcs and the seductive Moon Elves. […]

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Posted By Justin Lee On June 21, 2006 at 7:16 am Comments Off on Fact Sheet for Tony Hawk's Project 8

Activision sends over a fact sheet for the upcoming Tony Hawk’s Project 8 for the Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSP, Xbox, and Xbox 360. Reengineered from the ground up for Sony and Microsoft’s next-generation consoles, Tony Hawk’s Project 8 immerses players in the definitive skateboarding experience using ultra-realistic graphics, enhanced physics and extremely responsive controls […]

Posted By Justin Lee On June 20, 2006 at 7:48 am Comments Off on Panzer Command Operation Winter Storm Goes Gold

Matrix Games sends word that Panzer Command: Operation Winter Storm has gone gold for the PC. Matrix Games ( and Koios Works ( are pleased to announce that the upcoming World War II 3D Tactical game, Panzer Command: Operation Winter Storm, has gone gold and will be released on June 29th, 2006 at the Origins […]

Posted By Justin Lee On June 20, 2006 at 7:09 am Comments Off on Montreal International Game Summit in November

Montreal is quickly becoming the city to be in Canada to develop videogames, Ubisoft and EA have setup development teams in the city and we have the best looking women on the planet. So, it is not suprising we also have a developer conference of our own: MIGS attracts some of the most talented and […]