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Find Pokemon With The Pokemon Tracker!

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 10:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire for Game Boy Advance has been available for a few months, but we bet that you're still trying to complete your Pokédex with every last Pokémon. Now you can make your job a little easier by using the Pokémon Tracker at Pokemon-Games.com to find out where to catch specific Pokémon. Different Pokémon are tracked each day, so be sure to visit the site often to find out where to catch new Pokémon. The Pokémon Tracker is found in the "Hints & Tips" portion of the site.

'Resonance' (Xbox) Announced - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imagine a time where everything you believe and think you know becomes blurred and uncertain, a time where your darkest secrets, emotions and desires can be painstakingly extracted from your very soul and brought to light. Imagine a troubled age where speaking a few lighthearted words can turn into a death sentence and where religion mixes with politics to bend a changing society. These confusing times are recorded by history as ‘The Renaissance’. Read more for details & trailer ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Max Payne 2 - Trailer Pack 3
  • Empires: Dawn Of The Modern World - (2) Trailer
  • Battle Mages - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Drake' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Drake is an action shooter of furious and brutal revenge, supernatural Hong Kong action John Woo style. Think adrenaline-pumping action as seen in the movie "The Matrix" visualized in a neon-gothic Animated Batman style, using unique custom software generated "rim light" texturing. Drake has been brought back from the dead to avenge his family "The Crow" style and brings nothing but death into our world, executed in extravagant "Crying Freeman" style. As Drake, you'll be able to somersault over knocked-over furniture, double guns blazing (double button action) Hong Kong style. Read more for 80+ PC & Xbox screens ...

'Horizons Empire of Istaria' European Beta Sign-Up

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 1:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari and Game Network are proud to announce that the award winning Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game 'Horizons Empire of Istaria' has now entered the European Beta phase of its development. Horizons aims to redefine the genre, taking it to new levels, offering superior graphics and a new way to 'experience' interactive gaming.

The sign-up of the Beta has started, go to www.betatests.net and register now! Don't miss the opportunity of being one of the selected players to gain access to the European Beta test.

The Sims Makin' Magic Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Sims Makin' Magic, your Sims are granted magical powers to cast playful or mischievous spells. Venture to an all-new magical, carnival-themed destination, experience exciting new gameplay, gain over 175 new items, and encounter a whole new cast of quirky characters in this powerful pack of magical high jinx. Now's your chance to explore the world of magic, Sims-style. The Sims Makin' Magic Expansion Pack has gone gold and is scheduled for release on October 28, 2003!

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 11:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out 4 new screens...

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) Gets Limited Edition HeadSet

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 for Xbox will offer the most intense single- and multiplayer experiences available on the Xbox, thanks in large part to a voice-activated command system that lets players issue orders to their team and communicate with each other through an Xbox headset. To showcase this groundbreaking feature, and to thrust players right into the intense action of Rainbow Six 3, a limited-edition Rainbow Six 3 bundled with a specially-branded headset will be available at participating Best Buy, Electronic Boutique and GameStop locations, as well as the online Ubisoft store.

'Gladius' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts is pleased to announce Gladius for GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox has Gone Gold! This epic, turn-based, gladiatorial RPG was developed and published by LucasArts and will be available in stores October 28th. While you're anxiously awaiting the game's release, please visit the official site to learn more about Gladius and to read early review scores and accolades. Check the official website or if you havent yet, read our Gladuis preview.

'Kill.Switch' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today its highly anticipated, internally developed tactical military shooter, kill.switch, has gone gold. Coming to the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, kill.switch is scheduled to flip on the fun and reveal its mysterious plot with a late October release. If you haven't yet, check our Kill.Switch preview.

'Fable' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fable is a ground-breaking role-playing adventure game from Peter Molyneux, in which your every action determines your skills, appearance, and reputation. Create your life story from childhood to death. Grow from an inexperienced adolescent into the most powerful being in the world. Check these new screens ...

'Journey to the Center of the Earth' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Viva Media/FrogWares have released a demo for their just released game, Journey to the Center of the Earth. Epic in scale, this extraordinary adventure will offer PC gamers an incredible voyage at a remarkably affordable price. No specific details on what the demo contains are available at this point. Read more for download links ...

'UFO: Aftermath' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fresh out in stores and Altar/Cenega have already released the first patch for the UK version of their 3D squad-based tactical combat game UFO: Aftermath. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1a and addresses problems with game slowdowns, the director's cut feature and a few other minor things. Read more for details and download links ...

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Berlin/Germany based studio Silver Style Entertainment (previously known for Soldiers Of Anarchy) develops 'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' for PC, an innovative Post-Apocalyptic Role Playing Game with tactical combat and a highly original, disturbing storyline. The game is scheduled for Q1, 2004. The Fall will be the first 3D-RPG set in an endtime scenario on the market. Read more for details and the first screens ...

Metro3D Announces 'Dinosaur Hunting' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro3D, Inc. today announced a new colossal title to its 2003 line- up, Dinosaur Hunting exclusively for the Xbox. Developed by Microsoft Game Studios Japan, Dinosaur Hunting is scheduled for release this November 7, 2003. “Dinosaur Hunting is a giant-size action adventure, which brings pre-historic dinosaurs into the 21st Century,” said Joseph Morici, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Metro3D. “Mixing reality with a bit of fantasy, Dinosaur Hunting is a solid action adventure title sure to be popular this upcoming holiday season.”

'Spawn: Armageddon' (XB/PS2/NGC) - New Character Revealed

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 6:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco and Todd McFarlane Productions announced today the official name of Mammon, a character known by many "Spawn" enthusiasts for his mysterious appearances in numerous past comic book episodes. Until today, Mammon has been portrayed as a background character that appeared in dark, hidden shadows. Mammon is now slated to take on a much more proactive, even major, role in both the upcoming video game as well as in future episodes of the "Spawn" comic book series, with appearances beginning in issue 133. The video game, "Spawn: Armageddon," is scheduled to release in November 2003 on the PS2, GameCube and Xbox.

'MK: Deadly Alliance' (PS2/XB/NGC) Reaches Greatest & Platinum Hits

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 6:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games announced today that Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance has shipped as a Greatest Hits title for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and a Platinum Hits title for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. A Player's Choice title for the Nintendo GameCube will be available on October 27.

Atari Delivers Two New Titles From Humongous Entertainment

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that the first new Pajama Sam and Putt-Putt adventure titles to be created by the renowned children's software developer Humongous Entertainment, Pajama Sam: Life is Rough When You Lose Your Stuff and Putt-Putt: Pep's Birthday Surprise, have shipped to retail stores nationwide. Starring two of the most beloved PC characters of all time, Pajama Sam: Life is Rough When You Lose Your Stuff and Putt-Putt: Pep's Birthday Surprise, feature Sam, the boy turned superhero once he dons his red cape, and the loveable purple convertible, Putt-Putt, and good friend Pep, the dog in their fourth and seventh adventures, respectively.

Ubisoft & 1C Teams Up For 'The Battle of Britain' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 6:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft revealed plans today to expand its line of flight Sims through a partnership with 1C: Maddox Games. The publishing deal includes the announcement of The Battle of Britain, a brand new World War II flight simulation game, which is expected to build on the enormous success of the IL-2 Sturmovik franchise. Ubisoft also plans to publish an expansion pack for IL2 Sturmovik Forgotten Battles that will let owners of Forgotten Battles take to the skies again, to engage in more World War II dogfights alone or with players around the world via the internet.

'Scooby-Doo! Two: Monsters Unleashed' (PC/GBA) Announced

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 5:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced that Scooby-Doo! Two: Monsters Unleashed, based on the Warner Bros. Studios feature film of the same name, is in development for Game Boy Advance and PC. Scooby-Doo! Two: Monsters Unleashed is scheduled to ship in early 2004, in conjunction with the film's theatrical release.

'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne' Goes GOLD!

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 4:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software announced today that Max Payne 2:The Fall of Max Payne for PC has officially gone gold and is currently in manufacturing. Developed by Remedy Entertainment, the sequel to the original film-noir action thriller, Max Payne, will be in stores in North America on October 15, 2003 and in Europe on October 24, 2003.

Nokia N-Gage Mobile Game Deck Invades North America

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 4:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As typical with any new game platform launch, gamers across North America created and took part in activities in celebration of the N-Gage mobile game deck's October 7 on-sale date. Flash mobs were seen yesterday in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, and a mysterious N-Gage crop circle was discovered in Minnesota. Gamers also took to the street to perform street art and leave reminders that the N-Gage game deck would take gaming to the next level. And more festivities in celebration of the N-Gage game deck's availability are planned for the coming days.

1,000,000 Await 'Pro Evolution Soccer 3'

by Thomas on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced that European pre-orders for its eagerly awaited Pro Evolution Soccer 3 football title for PlayStation 2 have exceeded one million units, continuing the success of its Japanese predecessor, Winning Eleven 7, which sold an incredible one million copies within a three-week period. Pro Evolution Soccer 3 is released across Europe on October 17th, with a PC version to follow in November

'Haunted Mansion' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The theme park attraction that hosts millions of foolish mortals each year becomes both a major motion picture and video game. Solve unique puzzles, uncover hidden clues and put unwelcome evil spirits to rest, as you navigate through Disney's world famous Haunted Mansion. With amazing game environments inspired by the film and the ride, you'll be dying to give this game a try!

PC Preview - 'Breed'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-em up, which skilfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the players perceived freedom within the game world. Read more to check out for the full preview ...

PS2 Review - 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII'

by Hank on Oct. 6, 2003 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII is the latest installment of the historical simulation series set amidst the warring states of second century China. Near the year 184 A.D., China was reaching the end of the Han dynasty. The corruption of the Imperial Court triggered a rebellion, and civil war engulfed the land. Men and women of strong will climbed onto the stage of history. Some chose to stop the chaos, while others sought to fulfill their own ambitions. Together they wove the threads of a legend that came to be known as the Romance of the Three Kingdoms.