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Monday, March 27, 2006
12:31 PM - March 27, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
Winning Eleven 10 Trailer (PS2)

Playsyde has posted a trailer from Winning Eleven 10.
"Konami Japan released this 7 minutes long trailer of Winning Eleven 10, presenting some of the new features. The game is planned for a release in Japan in a month, and hopefully we'll get it here too. If not, it will be a long World Cup summer without any new PES to play."


Evolution GT Demo (PC)

3D Gamers have posted a demo of Evolution GT.
"Black Bean has issued a playable demo for Evolution GT, offering the first opportunity to take the imminent contemporary racing simulation by Milestone for a spin. This demo contains the Barcelona, Corse (short & full), Albacete and Cote d'Azur tracks drivable with five different cars in quick race mode, as well as a career mode with tutorial."


Xpand Rally Goes Gold (PC)

GameZone has the scoop.
"Managing Director James Seaman, “It was our intention to bring one of the most unique and amazing racing experiences to the PC at a price that everyone could afford - and we have hit the proverbial nail on the head. Xpand Rally will simply blow away the PC gaming audience with its’ extraordinary graphics, life-like controls, incredible tracks, importing of additional vehicles, and virtually limitless modifications."


Rumble Roses XX Trailer (360)

Xboxyde has posted another Rumble Roses XX trailer.
"Konami keeps hyping their Rumble Roses XX, and today released another versus-trailer, with more to come in the upcoming weeks. In a couple of weeks, I'm going to do an oral presentaiton in school about perversity in gaming, among other stuff. Guess what game I'll use."


Winning Eleven 10 Trailer (Xbox)

Xboxyde has posted a trailer from Winning Eleven 10.
"Konami Japan released this 7 minutes long trailer of Winning Eleven 10, presenting some of the new features. The game is planned for a release in Japan in a month on PS2, and hopefully we'll get it here too. If not, it will be a long World Cup summer without any new PES to play."


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08:05 AM - March 27, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
Gameinfowire Screenshots (PC, 360)

Gameinfowire has posted screenshots from the following games:


Question of the Day

So...um...Who besides me had George Mason going to the Final Four?


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Sunday, March 26, 2006
11:08 AM - March 26, 2006. Posted by hdaniel1.
Joystiq News

Joystiq has posted the following news articles:


Rumble Roses XX Screenshots (360)

Worthplaying has posted 39 new screenshots of Rumble Roses XX.
"The follow-up to last year's smash hit female wrestling video game, Rumble Roses XX for the Xbox 360 will feature a full lineup of incredible looking wrestlers along with all-new moves, gameplay modes, tag team action and online play."


Strategy Informer Update (PC)

Strategy Informer has posted the following:

08:58 AM - March 26, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
Baseball Mogul 2007 Preview (PC)

GamersInfo has posted their preview of Baseball Mogul 2007.
"Seriously, though. Even if you don't play a single game of it, the data alone is worth the cost of admission. But the game play is so easy you'll be up and running with it in no time - but it's so deep and complex that it'll take you forever to master it."


World Tour Soccer 2 Preview (PSP)

PSPHome has posted their World Tour Soccer 2 preview.
"WTS2 features 11 game modes which all encourage you to play football in different styles; the classic challenge which featured in the first version gives you points for perfect passes and scorching shoots, the all rounder where bringing in teammates to the game is key; time attack where you gain points against the clock; checkpoint where you are tested on your distribution skills; and finally shot clock where your eye for goal is tested in a race against time."


Nitro Stunt Racing Screenshots (PC)

GameSeed has posted some Nitro Stunt Racing screenshots.
"NSR offers instant fun and fierce competition on amazing tracks. Following the standard motor racing rules, this game is a spicy mix of attractive elements such as pipes, loops and huge jumps on various surfaces."


Question of the Day

Do you have any interest in the Womens NCAA Basketball tourney?


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Saturday, March 25, 2006
10:56 AM - March 25, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
Operation Sports and Xbox.com continue to work together to provide you with more sports gaming content. Our very own Shawn Drotar has posted a new article entitled As Real as it Gets at Xbox.com, make sure you check it out.
"Most sports video games are arcade or arcade-like representations of the sport, where the gamer with the quickest reflexes usually reigns supreme.

That isn't the case here. Konami's Winning Eleven series has always been about simulating the real sport, and their latest release, World Soccer Winning Eleven 9 rules the pitch with whip-smart A.I., and soccer game play that's designed for the hardcore fan."

10:55 AM - March 25, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
Top Spin 2 Release Date Moved Up? (360)

Gaming Horizon has the scoop.
"Previously the game was scheduled to release on April 3rd, but now both EB Games and Gamestop have changed the date to next week, March 29th."


2006 FIFA World Cup Movie Clip (Multi)

FileFront has posted a movie clip from 2006 FIFA World Cup.
"The first movie trailer for 2006 FIFA World Cup has been released, revealing more of the soccer sports sequel being created at EA Canada. This clip introduces the game's premise in a minute and a half of in-engine footage."


Nitro Stunt Racing Screenshots (PC)

3D Gamers have posted some Nitro Stunt Racing screenshots.


WRC: FIA World Rally Championships Video Clip (Multi)

Game Informer Online has posted a video clip from WRC: FIA World Rally Championships.
"The world’s most skilled drivers are easily the ones that brave the rally courses. It’s all killer with no filler. Our hats are off to you, the rally drivers of the world."


HoopWorld Movie Clips (360)

GameTrailers have posted some movie clips of HoopWorld.


Fuel Screenshots (Xbox, PC)

Digital Entertainment News have posted some more screenshots from Fuel.


Question of the Day

How does your NCAA bracket sheet look now?


Other Stuff...

10:26 AM - March 25, 2006. Posted by hdaniel1.
2006 FIFA World Cup Screenshots (Multi)

Worthplaying has posted 22 new screenshots of 2006 FIFA World Cup.
"EA will celebrate the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany with the launch of the event's only officially licensed videogame, 2006 FIFA World Cup."

Friday, March 24, 2006
11:19 PM - March 24, 2006. Posted by hdaniel1.
GameDaily News

GameDaily has posted the following news articles:
  • Pujols Covering Backyard Baseball 07
    "Humongous announced today that Albert Pujols will cover Backyard Baseball 2007. Pujols is a four-time All-Star first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, along with being the 2005 National League MVP."
  • Sony Ceases Original PlayStation Manufacturing
    "Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. recently reported that the company has officially ceased hardware production of the PSOne."
  • MLB 2K6 Soundtrack Details
    "This "motivationally-charged and catchy mix of music" will features songs by Pavement, Belle & Sebastian, and Guided By Voices."


GameSpot Update (360, GBA)

GameSpot has posted the following:


IGN Update (360, Sports)

IGN has posted the following:


TeamXbox Update (360)

TeamXbox has posted the following:
  • 2006 FIFA World Cup Web Site Goes Live, New Screens (360)
    "In addition to taking control of one of 127 national teams, players will enjoy groundbreaking new play modes. Global Challenge tests even the biggest soccer fanatic by recreating classic moments in FIFA World Cup history with modern teams."
  • Top Soccer Superstars to Cover 2006 FIFA World Cup
    "Designed to celebrate each country's top star, the cover players have been individually selected to represent their team, their nation and their loyal fans."


Worthplaying Update (PS2, Multi)

Worthplaying has posted the following:

06:45 PM - March 24, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
Do you have any questions for the Producers of NFL Head Coach? If so, post them here.

02:22 PM - March 24, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
2K SPORTS ANNOUNCES MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2K6 FOR XBOX AND PS2
SHIPPING ON OPENING DAY OF MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON!

Baseball fans now have two things to celebrate on April 3rd! Just in time for Opening Day, Major League Baseball(r) 2K6 for the Xbox(r) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment system ships to retailers across North America on April 3rd.

The only officially licensed Major League Baseball video game to appear on every major gaming console, Major League Baseball 2K6 catapults gamers into the ultimate MLB experience with a bevy of exciting features, such as addictive gameplay, striking graphics, the new Swing Stick(tm), Inside Edge(tm) technology, unparalleled online play, and more.

Major League Baseball 2K6 is rated "E" for Everyone and will be available in North American retail stores for $39.99 on current generation platforms and the PSP(tm) (PlayStation(r)Portable) system and $59.99 on Xbox 360.

For more information click on www.2ksports.com

12:56 PM - March 24, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
We have just posted our MLB '06: The Show review. Find out what Shawn Drotar had to say about it.
"Last year's finest PSP sports title returns for 2006 with more refined game play, an unbelievably good broadcast experience, and new online capabilities. The lack of roster options are glaring, however, and the interminable load times take some of the shine off of the overall package.
That said, MLB '06: The Show is still the best sports game on the PSP, as its numerous good qualities far outweigh its few flaws."

12:51 PM - March 24, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
Xboxyde Update (360)

Xboxyde has posted the following:
  • Rumble Roses XX Screenshots
    "Rumble Roses will be released in less than a week now, but Konami keeps hyping it like crazy with these 39 new image."
  • World Cup 2006 Trailer and Screenshots
    "EA released this trailer of Fifa World Cup 2006, presenting the usual animations and shoot sequences - like they always do, when there's a new Fifa coming up. An important announcement was also made: the faces on the boxarts! More info inside."


Championship Manager 2006 Release Confirmed (PSP)

Pocket Gamer has the scoop.
"There's certainly plenty to tackle, with 25,000 players in 55 playable leagues across the top 12 footballing nations, and they're all potentially in your sights via a fully-interactive transfer system. Add to that a realistic 2D match engine, enabling you to follow the action on the pitch, specially designed Quick Start and Challenge modes for the handheld formats, and a raft of revamped managerial powers, and you should already be preparing to say goodbye to what little spare time you had left."


2006 FIFA World Cup Website is Online (Multi)

EA Sports has launched its 2006 FIFA World Cup website.


Monster 4x4 World Circuit Released, Screenshots Included (Xbox)

Digital Entertainment News has the scoop, along with some screenshots here.
"Today, Ubisoft announced Monster 4x4 World Circuit is available in stores now for Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Monster 4x4 World Circuit lets players control the world’s most powerful trucks and go head-to-head in pulse-pounding off-road competitions all over the world. Whether you’re grinding through the desert of Egypt, crunching up snowy mountains in Russia, or smashing up trees in California to make the ride a little bumpier for the guy behind you, keep your eyes on the prize: The cash you earn on the circuit goes to customize your trucks and build up your ultimate Monster machine. Monster 4x4 World Circuit is rated “E” for Everyone and has a MSRP of $19.99."


Test Drive Unlimited Preview (360)

XboxCore has posted their preview of Test Drive Unlimited.
"As with any 360 game, TDU looks pretty good. It is not quite at the level of graphical “wow” that GRAW and Oblivion have displayed but the game is still something to behold. I’m sure the people at Atari will take advantage of the 360’s amazing ability to pull off realistic HDR lighting to give some truly melting moments to your HDTV (racing through the Islands during sunset is the best example that comes to mind). The licensed cars include Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Dodge, Mercedes, Saleen, Shelby and Jaguar to name a few. The only confirmed motorcycle license is Ducati. You can bet that the models for these vehicles will be just as detailed as anything PGR3 put out there and maybe even more so since the team at Atari has had more time to mess with the Xbox 360."


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08:36 AM - March 24, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
We have just posted our College Hoops 2K6 review. Find out what Aaron Holbert had to say about it.
"If you would have told me it was going to be March before I would get a chance to play an Xbox 360 college basketball game, I would have told you that you were crazy. But here we are in the middle of March and College Hoops 2K6 just hit the shelves. There are multiple reasons behind the delay, but it’s possible that releasing a game during the excitement of "March Madness "could be a good thing. While many of us are bitter that it took until March for the game’s release, many of us are huge basketball fans who are happy that the gaming's best basketball series has finally come to the Xbox 360."

08:29 AM - March 24, 2006. Posted by Steve_OS.
GTI Racing Screenshots (PC)

The official GTI Racing website has posted some more screenshots.


Evolution GT Second Trailer (PC)

BlackBean Games have posted a second trailer from Evolution GT.
"With some of the best AI seen in a racing game players can expect intense rivalries to develop between teams and individual AI controlled drivers. The opponents you face want to win just as much as you do! Feel the pressure as they try to force you into making mistakes and use the teachings of Gabriele Tarquini (BTCC and ETCC Champion) to gain the edge! Coupled with a superb physics model where every car drives like its real world counterpart and a revolutionary skills systems which allows players to create and modify the driver depending on their style of drive, Evolution GT is a total immersion racing experience that literally lets you BE THE DRIVER!"


Question of the Day

Are you more interested in the Playstation 3 or the Nintendo GO (Revolution)?


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Thursday, March 23, 2006
11:28 PM - March 23, 2006. Posted by hdaniel1.
I have to say this again, it's not a good thing doing the news while watching March Madness!!! Bring on the news!


Computer and Video Games News

Computer and Video Games has posted some news articles below:
  • Winning Eleven World Cup Fever
    "Finally, we're also anticipating a Random Selection Mode, where the computer picks random players for fictional teams. Wouldn't you just be gutted if that left you with Peter Crouch up front and Jean Alain Boumsong in defence?"
  • GDC: 360 Camera Prepares to Flash
    "The brochure included a concept picture showing two youngsters using the Xbox 360 Camera to play a snowboarding game, suggesting the add-on will be an important weapon in Microsoft's thrust to woo a less hardcore audience than it currently attracts, and to take the Xbox 360 further into Revolution and Eye Toy territory."
  • Sony: "Some Consumers Will Be Disappointed"
    "After all, it's hard enough to get your hands on any brand new platform even when it isn't launching in three continents on the same day, let alone when it's arguably the most anticipated console ever."


Evolution GT Movie (PC)

Fileshack has posted a movie of Evolution GT, which weighs in at 6.4 MB.
"Half a minute of footage from the racing sim Evolution GT."


GameSpot Update (PC)

GameSpot has posted the following:


Joystiq News

Joystiq has posted the following:


MotoGP '06 Preview (360)

1up has posted their preview of MotoGP '06.
"Fortunately, we were able to check the game out running in high definition at GDC, so we were able to get a good sense of what to expect in that department."


Worthplaying Update (PS2, PSP, 360, PC)

Worthplaying has posted the following:
  • Winning Eleven 10 Screenshots (PS2)
    "For WE10, Konami has now also licensed national soccer teams such as Italy, England, Spain, and Argentina."
  • GTI Racing Demo Coming March 31st 2006 (PC)
    "Techland announced today that it will release a single-player demo for its upcoming car racing game GTI Racing, based on the Chrome Engine used previously in Xpand Rally."
  • 2006 FIFA World Cup Trailer #2 (360 - 16.69 MB)
    "2006 FIFA World Cup will feature stunning visual representations of the world's superstar players, 12 official stadiums that will be used at 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany and stadiums from each qualifying region."
  • Evolution GT Trailer #2 (PS2, PC - 7.52 MB)
    "Evolution GT is the racing game that gives you the opportunity to truly take on the persona of a race driver and manage the evolution of this role throughout his career."
  • World Tour Soccer 2 Screenshots (PSP)
    "WTS2 is a showboat of quick points-based game modes, each offering something unique and challenging, and all offering fast paced accessible gaming – perfect for showing off your natural talent in all the different modes."