by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 11:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Nintendo GameCube has become the hottest selling video game console in America since its price was reduced to $99.99 on Sept. 25. Sales data from the week ending Oct. 4 reported from major Nintendo retailers indicates that Nintendo GameCube is currently outselling Sony's PlayStation 2 by 20 percent, and Microsoft's Xbox by 145 percent.
Consequently, Nintendo now claims the two best-selling video game systems in the country. The Game Boy Advance portable system continues to outsell each console, as it has done all year long.
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 11:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under
GarageGames announced today has launched the official Demo of the Torque Game Engine version 1.2 on Windows, OS X and Linux. The Torque Game Engine (TGE) is a commercial quality AAA game engine available to Independent game developers (those making less than $500,000 annual income) at a special license price of $100. TGE is the game engine that powers Tribes 2 developed by Dynamix. TGE features the latest in scripting, geometry, particle effects, animation and texturing, as well as award winning multi-player networking code.
by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 11:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Eidos Inc. has shipped to stores the highly-anticipated PlayStation 2 version of Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home across North America. Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft will begin to arrive in major retail outlets across the US on Monday, October 13th.
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 9:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The game is developed on original high-tech engine The Firestarter Engine, which uses the possibilities of the latest accelerator generation GeForce3/4. Among the engine possibilities are work with outdoor and indoor areas, coloured dynamic lighting, dynamic shadows, vertex and pixel shaders, T&L, procedure textures, various classes of particle system-based effects, interactive and destructible level objects, realistic physics, high-polygonal character and monster models (up to 5000 of polygons), skeleton animation. The official site has once again been updated with 3 new screens, read more to check them out...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 5:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under
A Warrior Slave…Chosen by the Gods…to Re-store the Glory of an Empire In the Year 106AD the Roman Empire is in terrible decline. After the untimely death of the much-liked Emperor Trajan, the despotic Emperor Arruntius has bled the once powerful Rome to its knees. Badly fought wars, famine and plague are rife in all corners of the Empire, whilst the Emperor and his elite enjoy every excess and vice that the emptying coffers can afford. As herald to this age of degradation, Arruntius has destroyed large portions of the city of Rome to create the battleground for the bloodiest gladiator event ever staged. Check the new screens!
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under
EA Sports has released another demo for the latest installment in their Tiger Woods PGA tour fanchise. This updated demo lets you tee up for holes 16 through 18 on the Bethpage, Black Course. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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 :
- Prince Of Persia - Trailer
- Ford Racing 2 - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Article removed by request of Activision, patch was released ahead of completion. Patch is still in QA and will be coming up later...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under
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 the first screens ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Take center stage with Konami's Karaoke Revolution! Turning the PlayStation 2 into the ultimate karaoke party machine, Karaoke Revolution is the only interactive karaoke game to score gamers on pitch and rhythm with a virtual audience reacting in real time to their performance. Designed for amateur singers of all ages and all levels of musical abilities, Karaoke Revolution brings the only interactive karaoke experience into the gamer's living room. Read more to check out a few new screens ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Buena Vista has released a new patch for Monolith's 3D cyberspace action game TRON 2.0. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.030 and adresses a skipping issue with the light cycle single player maps, a multiplayer exploit, fixes Intel 865G integrated graphics chipsets, and a Disc Arena 2 problem. On top of that they also released a level editor allowing you to create your own single/multiplayer maps (thanks 3DGamers
). Read more for download links.
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Neverwinter Nights, developed by BioWare Corp. and published by Atari, under license from Hasbro, Inc., has captured the minds and hearts of PC gamers worldwide with one of the most captivating Dungeons & Dragons role-playing experiences to ever grace a computer screen. Based in the Forgotten Realms, created and published by Wizards of the Coast, the Neverwinter Nights Gold Edition game will give gamers a chance to rediscover the magic, extend the experience or even explore it anew this November.
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under
LucasArts is pleased to announce Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike for GameCube has Gone Gold and will be available in stores on October 21!
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Activision has released an update patch for their recently released Star Trek based FPS, Elite Force 2. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1 and adresses a ton of single & multiplayer issues, as well as adding 4 new fan base created maps. Read more for details and download links ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner is one of the most ambitious projects of the present videogame scene in Spain. This entertaining graphic adventure, produced by Planeta DeAgostini Interactive, relies on the long experience of the game developer Revistronic. This programming group from Madrid has released several titles which have had repercussion on the international market. Its members' professional experience dates from the 8-bit-computer times. Read more for 20 new screens ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under
The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy! Read more for some new screens ...
by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Infinium Labs announced today it has launched an official forum
for an ever-growing group of avid gamers and friends who are interested in the Phantom Game System and the PhantomNet - VPGN (Virtual Private Game Network).
by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft today announced that the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon action/adventure game is now available on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system for a suggest retail price of $39.99, and on the Nintendo Game Boy Advance for a suggest retail price of $29.99. Developed by Genki Co., Ltd. under license from Sony Pictures Consumer Products and based on Sony Pictures Classics' Academy Award-winning movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is rated "T-Teen."
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under
As promotional stint Gathering is releasing the original game for everybody to download so that you can practise for its follow up Hidden & Dangerous 2. This download contains the original Hidden & Dangerous, the Devil's Bridge expansion pack, all the patches, updates, etc as well as the in-game editor. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubisoft and Cyan Worlds, Inc., makers of the legendary video games Myst and Riven, today announced their pre-sell launch campaign for the upcoming title, Uru: Ages Beyond Myst for Windows. Customers who pre-order Uru, slated to be on retail shelves nationwide on November 14 at the manufacturer's suggested retail price of $49.99, will receive a free copy of the Myst 10TH Anniversary DVD Edition (consisting of first three Myst titles on three individual DVDs with a standalone MSRP of $19.99). Read more for details ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Metropolis Software has released a demo for their upcoming tactical shooter Gorky Zero (to be published by Jowood). The demo is in Polish, but since its a shooter non-polski people should manage just fine, features a virtual training level and one full mission (thanks gamers.nl
). Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Object Software is working on a sequel for their Three Kingsdoms: Fate of The Dragon 3D RTS game (published by Eidos in 2001), working title for now is Fate of the Dragon II. No additional details are available yet (unless you speak Chinese, then go here
), so for now we'll have to settle for a batch of screens....
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Computer and video game publisher Gathering and Take-Two's critically acclaimed software developer PopTop Software, today announced the release of the Railroad Tycoon 3 mini game. In this minigame, the player must place track to allow the train to reach its destination. Choose quickly and carefully, as the engineer has a schedule to keep! Check the official website
or read more for details ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Codemasters today confirms that Wartime Command: Battle For Europe 1939-1945 is the new title for Battlefield Command, the stunning World War II tactical real time strategy game from Russian developers 1C Company in Russia. The game development project has been retitled from Battlefield Command to give it prominence in a cluttered market of similar product brands. Wartime Command will launch for PC in the spring of 2004.
by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Buena Vista Interactive, a publishing label of Buena Vista Games, Inc., today announced that mod tools for TRON 2.0 are now available for download. These powerful tools will allow gamers to create new TRON 2.0 levels, maps, skins, weapons and voice packs for the critically acclaimed first-person action adventure game that received Editor's Choice Awards from the industry's leading PC game publications. In addition, players will be able to exchange their mods on the TRON 2.0 Web site beginning in November.
by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Gotham Games a publishing label of Take-Two announced today that Conflict: Desert Storm II - Back to Baghdad for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, and PC has shipped to retail outlets in North America. The game follows up on the successful title Conflict: Desert Storm, which sold over 750,000 units in North America since its launch in September 2002. Conflict: Desert Storm II captures all of the intense, third-person squad-based action of the original and builds on it as players command U.S. Delta Forces or British SAS over the sands of Iraq to crush what remains of Saddam's evil regime.
by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under
2 million Game Boy Advance SP sold across Europe.. Figures released this week show that Nintendo continue to lead the handheld market across Europe. For gaming on the go you can't beat the Game Boy Advance SP, the must have gadget this Christmas.
by Mark Crump on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Just when you thought you'd covered it all -- five massive continents, the moon, and the homes of the gods themselves -- a new series of adventures leads you into some of Norrath's greatest sources of speculation and mystery. The story that began in Broken Skull Rock now yields new clues about an event threatening to change the face of Norrath. Assist a band of adventurers on their quest to unearth long-hidden artifacts of power from forgotten dungeons, secret catacombs, and long-buried ruins. A mystery is unfolding and a new age of exploration and adventure has begun!
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under
AGON is a true adventure game that comes in fourteen downloadable episodes over a period of two years starts in the British Museum, London. The first episode was released on 3 September, and can be downloaded from the official Agon website. Private Moon Studios has released a playable demo featuring part of the first episode, you don't need to solve any mysterious riddle, but you will immediately see the biggest mystery of the game (thanks GenGamers
). Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under
by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Earlier today we got invited to check out Namco's upcoming titles during their Gamers Day. We saw quite a few interesting titles from which we will have preview in the coming days, but in the meantime check out new screens for the follow games :
- Spawn: Armageddon
- First Strike: Grant City Anti-Crime
- R-Racing Evolution