Xenus - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 11:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xenus is a upcoming RPG and action game by Deep Shadows. Killing is not the goal of the game. There are no predefined enemies in the game. There are a lot of characters but almost all of them are neutral to you at start. Actually, there are six sides in the game: officials, guerrilla, narco mafia, Indian, bandits, CIA. When you help to one of the side you inevitably spoil your relations with others. In the world of Xenus everything costs money. Therefore you have to purchase weapons, ammo, armament take a car for a rent. Money is also helpful to get necessary information... The new demo will be shown at the ECTS in London, here are 6 screens ...

Age of Mythology - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 10:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Age of Mythology" transports players to a time when heroes battled with monsters of legend and gods intervened in the affairs of mortal men. Players create armies, develop their civilizations through the ages and manage economics through resource gathering and trade. The mythological excitement begins when players call upon the gods to act on their behalf, or reinforce their armies with more than 25 mythological creatures. 5 new screens to drool over ... Njoy!

'Battlefield 1942' Multiplayer Demo Patch Coming Soon!

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 10:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We are all pleasantly surprised by how popular you've made the Battlefield 1942 Multiplayer Demo. Some of you have pleaded for certain fixes, which would make your gaming experience that much better. Well, as you've made this the second most popular online shooter being played right now, it makes sense to listen to you. So we’ll be releasing a patch for the Multiplayer Demo very soon which will incorporate a number of fixes, including the following:Support for All Seeing Eye, Support for refresh rates higher than 60hz, Improved Server stability And many other fixes to be announced soon...Stay tuned for more details as the development team digs in...

'MLB SlugFest 20-03' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 10:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Sports, the sports brand of Midway Games Inc., announced today that MLB SlugFest 20-03, the first-ever adrenaline-style console baseball videogame, has shipped for the Xbox. MLB SlugFest 20-03 is also available for the PSn2 and is scheduled to ship for the Nintendo GameCube later this summer, with the Game Boy Advance version to follow in fall.

Ubi Soft Announces Pre-Order Program For 'Catz 5 & Dogz 5'

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 10:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced a pre-order program for Catz 5 and Dogz 5, the newest editions of its best-selling Petz family. Petz fans can now pre-order both titles through Ubi.com or Amazon.com reserving their copies for when the games hit North American retail shelves in mid-November. Additionally, Ubi Soft announced that anyone purchasing any two Petz 5 titles (two copies of Catz 5 or Dogz 5, or one of each) can also receive a $10 mail-in rebate. Catz 5 and Dogz 5 have an MSRP of $29.99 each.

Ubi Soft To Publish 'Lunar Legend' For GBA

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it will publish the hugely popular role-playing game Lunar Legend for the Game Boy Advance in North America this fall. Lunar Legend features an epic storyline about a young man thrust into adventure on his quest to become a Dragonmaster and save the world. Lunar Legend has an MSRP of $29.99, and is expected to ship to U.S. retail shelves in November, 2002.

XIII - Stealth Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment has released a few gameplay movie from their upcoming shooter, XIII. It features music and sound, the :39 second video is titled "Stealth," as it demonstrates all manner of skulking around, as well as the game's distinctive cel-shaded graphics. We made a few smaller conversions so read more for links where to grab them.

'Space Horse' - Net Game Matching Service released

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced today that the Space Horse Net Game Matching Service is available for download. Richard Arnesen, of Shrapnel Games, stated “Now Space Horse fans from all over the world can find each other for multiplayer games. Once you get tired of beating up on your friends, and the AI, you can take on the entire world in resource mayhem!”

Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. Here are some new screens showing off the "Forced Cooperation", and you will understand what it means as soon as you check the screens ;) Njoy!

'Rainbow 6 : Raven Shield' - Multiplayer Demo Coming SOON

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the official French Raven Shield Web site, a multiplayer demo of the game will be available within the next two weeks. The game should sneak into stores somewhere this fall, so its about time we start seeing some playable action for this highly anticipated title. We'll keep you posted!

'Super Monkey Ball 2' Exclusively On Gamecube

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the release of "Super Monkey Ball 2," exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. Marking the return of one of SEGA's most popular new franchises, "Super Monkey Ball 2" features 150 new levels, an all-new story mode, 12 addictive Party Games and endless multiplayer fun for up to four players.

'Necromania: Trap of Darkness' - Trailer & Demo

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Czech publisher Cinemax sent Tiscali Games today a playable English demo of their upcoming isometric RPG - Necromania: Trap of Darkness. It's available at size 74 MB.

Update: Following today's demo, they also have a new trailer from this upcoming RPG title, which contains about 1 minute of gameplay footage. It's available in low-res (256x192, 2,5 MB) or high-res (512x384, 6,5 MB) DivX format here!

'Ballerium' - Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ballerium is scheduled to enter beta testing in Q1 2003, with final release set to occur mid-2003. In developing the game, Majorem is using its revolutionary OPIUM technology to create a fully persistent world that is able to handle an infinite number of players. Ballerium looks to be an innovative new entry to the massively multiplayer gaming market, providing players with never before experienced levels of persistence and control.