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Saturday, April 23, 2005
sims of the father
Life wasn't always easy for the Constantinis of Pleasantview, but now you could say they are one of the neighborhood's relatively well-to-do families. They recently moved to a new home -- a four-bedroom, two-storey house and lot worth over 60, 000 simoleons (the currency of the Sims universe), something that was beyond the wildest dreams of their ancestors.
Citing the Filipino passion for gaming, Nokia Asia Pacific executives have announced that the company is now in discussions with Philippine partners for the launch of the innovative PC/mobile phone cross-platform MMOG HinterWars: The Aterian Invasion.
Instead of focusing on the commercial launch of its MMOG, the publisher of SkyBlade: Sword of the Heavens has said it is more committed to making sure that the exotic martial arts fantasy-based online game will be tailored to the Filipino taste.
Looking for a game in a galaxy far, far away that will take a long, long time to finish? Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords is a game that will really test your micromanagement skills, critical thinking and, above all, patience.
Nokia has several great games but few can match Pathway to Glory, a turn-based strategy game originally designed for the PC that instead landed on the N-Gage and utilizes nearly all the processing capability of Nokia's game deck.
EVER complained that the Micko just doesn't provide enough healing power when your party is facing high-level monsters, which is why you and your teammates keep dying in the Netgames MMOG Khan: The Absolute Power?
Well, pretty soon you'll have the healing spells you need (and one less excuse for losing) when Netgames officially launches in May the first major Khan update, Siege Wars, which will introduce the new Cleric character class.
Finally, someone has dared to bring together Pinoy music and gaming, said Marc Abaya, lead vocalist of local rock band Kjwan during the launch of Level-Up!'s self-produced album featuring songs inspired by Philippine Ragnarok Online.
Elijah Wood survived his trip to Mordor, but is he ready to fight alongside Master Chief in the next-generation Halo? This screenshot of course comes from Halo 2 on the current Xbox. But Xbox 2 will have a grand MTV debut worldwide on May 12 and 13, with Frodo hosting the event. Tune in as Microsoft publicly unveils its highly anticipated next-generation console in spectacular fashion.
After the phenomenal success of Philippine Ragnarok Online, Level Up! Inc. opens a new front in the MMOG wars with the launch of the R.O.S.E. (Rush On Seven Episodes) Online Philippines open beta in June.