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Some new video of the upcoming Quake4 surfaced a few days ago at 3dgamers. These are a few frames from a multiplayer game and of some of the new vehicles.
Games publishers in the US have been told by the industry's watchdog that they must declare any hidden content in games released since September 2004.
ruh-ro, Sony Corp. is recalling 3.5 million faulty power adaptors for its popular PlayStation 2 video game console because they may overheat and cause injury.
A new version of Nexuiz was released yesterday. Old clients won't work properly with 1.2.1 servers - so make sure to update your copy. You won't regret! There is a full download and patches for Nexuiz 1.1 and 1.2 - each download supports Windows, Linux and MacOS X.
Epic and Midway attended last month's GC 2005, an industry trade show held in Leipzig, Germany, to show Unreal Tournament 2007, the next title in the semi-annual multiplayer FPS series.
Playing violent computer games for up to eight hours a week has many benefits for young people.
Shops around the UK say Sony's PlayStation Portable has been snapped up by gamers, with many saying they have sold out of their stock. Its European launch was delayed 9 months to ensure supplies for its US debut.
A new patch for the opensource 1st-person shooter is available. Improvements include support for CTF, Domination and Teamplay gamemodes, completely new Runematch gamemode, and two new maps. phoronix.com has some wonderful screenshots.
The Game Boy Micro is so small...
You already know that the Game Boy Micro is small when you hear people tell you that it's just barely bigger than the cartridge that fits into it, but you don't really get a sense for just how small it is until you get your hands on it. Your thumb just about dwarfs it.
Under a new "anti-online game addiction system", players who have played more than five hours, will be told every 15 minutes: "...please go offline immediately to rest."
A film version of popular video game Halo is being made by two Hollywood studios, its developers have confirmed.
There are a few new screenshots of UT2007 here.
This weekend Microsoft launched a cryptic new web site at origenxbox360.com. This sort of thing is old hat to gamers already acquainted with Microsoft's previous viral marketing campaigns. Considering the approaching launch window of Xbox 360, this time the stakes are a bit higher.
As promised, Id Software has released the source code for Quake III. This will make it easier for the Quake community to create Quake III modifications and even full blown games.