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'Dead to Rights' - Patch Coming

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 5:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamespot reported earlier that the PC port of Namco's Dead To Rights has a sever bug that seemed to render the game unplayable due to not being able to pass the opening level/map. Hip Games has been made aware of this and as it turns out this "bug" only occurs with ATI Radeon 9700 cards, so most people should still be able to enjoy the game. Nonetheless Hip Games informed Gamespot that a patch is in the works and should be available SOON.

'Metal Arms: Glitch in the System' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 5:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You are Glitch, the gun-slinging, half-ton menacing bot of Droid City who blasts his way to victory. Found as scrap metal, but transformed into destructive machinery, Glitch is determined to free his people from the evil clutches of General Corrosive and his maniacal army of Mil bots. Unleash a world of pain as you annihilate the General's sinister plan to dominate the world, and salvage the robot race. Read more for another batch of screens ....

'Dead or Alive: Online' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tecmo's Team Ninja has always released the Dead or Alive games on the most advanced hardware platforms available at the time the game is made. As a result of this, Dead or Alive 1,2, and 3 have all been released on different platforms. This fall, gamers will have the chance to experience the entire history of the DOA series for the first time on a single console. Tecmo's esteemed internal development group, "Team Ninja" and Microsoft's Xbox will be teaming up to bring the beloved classics Dead or Alive 1 and Dead or Alive 2 to the Xbox in Dead or Alive Online. The new anthology will bring 3D fighting to the masses with full Xbox Live capabilities.

'Armed & Dangerous' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 2:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Armed & Dangerous, the outlandish new LucasArts action-action game that is stealing all the laughs this holiday season, has officially GONE GOLD for Xbox! It is scheduled to explode into stores for Xbox and PC on Tuesday, December 2, 2003. Meet the Lionhearts. With more than 17 outrageous weapons and absolutely no common sense, they're out to blow up everything in sight across 21 action-packed missions. All the player has to do is battle through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you'll have plenty of ammo. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less! For more information on Armed & Dangerous, please visit the official product website at: http://armed.lucasarts.com.

'Yu Yu Hakusho: Spirit Detective' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 2:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Embark on an incredible journey into the Spirit World, as Atari and FUNimation Productions deliver the worldwide Anime blockbuster, Yu Yu Hakusho. The publishers that brought you the million unit-selling Dragon Ball Z video game franchise, now launch Yu Yu Hakusho to the palm of your hands with Yu Yu Hakusho: Spirit Detective for the Game Boy Advance.

'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 2:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Uru is the next saga in the Myst universe. The retail product allows players to experience an all-new single-player adventure that will be more stunning and visually captivating than ever. In addition, Uru includes options for expansion, allowing players to further immerse themselves and join a never-ending Myst universe. Choose to subscribe, and suddenly Uru is populated with other explorers to share the journey. The world continues to expand and grow, offering the most dynamic and unique adventure game experience ever created.

'You Don't Know Jack 6: The Lost Gold' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 2:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For "You Don't Know Jack" lovers who can't get enough of the fast-paced, sarcastically-hosted trivia game show experience, 'You Don't Know Jack 6: The Lost Gold' is for you. Jellyvision, Inc.'s 'You Don't Know Jack 6: The Lost Gold' adds some new twists to the winning formula that has made the "You Don't Know Jack" franchise a worldwide hit, selling more than five million copies in five countries and winning more than 50 industry awards. Read more for details and download links ...

'Double Dragon Advance' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 11:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today that is has shipped "Double Dragon" for the Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide. This enhanced version of the game will feature stages, modes, techniques and enemies not seen in the original arcade game.

'Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

iGames Publishing and developer Idol FX have released a patch for Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi that will address known sound and video issues with ATI videocards. Read more for download links ...

'Conan: The Dark Axe' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different environments and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ...

'Climax' To Develop 2 New Titles For 'Fluent Entertainment'

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Climax today reaffirmed its position as one of the most ambitious video game developers in the industry after striking a development agreement with leading international developer and publisher Fluent Entertainment. Under the agreement Climax will develop two new games for Fluent Entertainment, one at its London office and the other at its Solent studio.

TDK Ships 'The Muppets' (PS2/GBA) To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive announced today that two Muppet-filled games have shipped to retail shelves. Muppets Party Cruise is available for the PlayStation2 and Spy Muppets: License to Croak is available for the Game Boy Advance. Additionally, Muppets Party Cruise for the Nintendo GameCube will release in late November.

'TrackMania' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nadeo today announced that its racing/track building game TrackMania has reached gold status and will b3e available throughout Europe end of November. Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks! Read more for details and screens ...

'Mission Impossible: Operation Surma' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Can you save the world from the ICEWorm microchip? You are special agent Ethan Hunt — back to battle international espionage as the fate of the free world hangs in the balance! A microchip nicknamed ICEWorm is disabling the security systems of the world’s largest organizations, and providing free access to the highest bidder. Your mission – should you choose to accept it – is to destroy the chip and prevent its creators from bringing the free world to its knees. Serving up today are some new PS2/Xbox screens...

'NBA Inside Drive 2004' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that NBA Inside Drive 2004 for Xbox has gone gold and is scheduled to slam dunk into stores in North America on November 18 for an estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). As the featured XSN Sports basketball title, NBA Inside Drive 2004 allows gamers to practice their A-game offline and then to take their hoop dreams online to compete for the ultimate courtside bragging rights against the world’s best.

'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 10:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna has blazed a trail onto retail shelves in North America for an estimated retail price of $29.95 (U.S.). Legends of Aranna, the expansion pack to the award-winning action fantasy role-playing game Dungeon Siege, takes place on the mysterious Island of Utrae, where mystery and danger confront would-be adventurers at every turn. As an extra bonus, the Legends of Aranna expansion pack also includes the full version of the original Dungeon Siege.

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (XB/PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 8:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde ships to stores for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Jaleco Entertainment announced. Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde is the highly anticipated action-strategy video game designed specifically for next-generation consoles. Experience the rush of amassing hordes of goblins under your control, embark on thrilling adventures, and engage in spectacular battles with enemy clans.

Buka Entertainment - Microforum Italia Deal

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Buka Entertainment, one of the European publishers, and Microforum Italia S.p.A., one of the well-known software distributors in Italy, are pleased to announce a new deal, which includes the following titles:

  • Echelon: Wind Warriors
  • Midnight Nowhere
  • March!: Offworld Recon

    The titles will be fully localized and distributed in Italy in DVD boxes at the price of 9.90 euro per unit.

'MotoGP 2' Scores Two Bafta Awards

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 8:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAFTA has lent its voice to the loud chorus already singing the acclaim of Climax's MotoGP 2:Ultimate Racing Technology by putting the high-speed racer forward for two prestigious awards. Following soon after the glowing praise and fantastic review scores of the specialist press, the nominations for the 'Best Racing Game' and 'Best Multiplayer Game' awards serve as testament to the game's outstanding quality and the excellent work of Climax's development team.

E3 2004 Where Business Gets Fun

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3Expo), the world's leading interactive entertainment trade show, today invited industry leaders from across the globe to apply to speak at the show's conference program. E3Expo conference speakers provide hands-on training and expertise to the industry professionals who gather annually to acquire insight from this esteemed faculty and to preview thousands of never-before-seen computer and video game related products. The 10th annual E3Expo, "Where Business Gets Fun," is scheduled for May 11-14, 2004 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

New World Order - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 4:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Three Interactive has released a new and updated playable demo for its FPS game New World Order. With this new version the game’s playable demo is now upgraded to version 1.42, the same version as the full game has already been upgraded to earlier. To celebrate this final demo release, the demo will feature two frequently played maps from the full game: ‘Restaurant’ and ‘Mansion’, playable in single & multiplayer. Read more for download links ...

Nokia Game 2003 Begins On November 19

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 4:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On November 19, gamers will begin competing in Nokia Game 2003, a 10-day interactive multimedia game competition that includes a series of challenges, turn-based role play games, as well as arcade-style action. Last year, Nokia Game registered a record number of gamers – over 1 million. Registration for Nokia Game 2003 has already begun, with capacity expanded to accommodate more participants than ever before. The top winners in each participating country will receive a Nokia N-Gage mobile game deck as a prize.

PS2 Preview - 'EverQuest Online Adventures: Frontiers'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 4:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

With intricate character development, continuous player interaction and a strong sense of community, EverQuest Online Adventures: Frontiers brings PlayStation 2 gamers into a vast online world filled with thousands of other players. The second edition will add more than 162 square miles of uncharted territories to explore, from the beautiful red rock canyons of Odus to the treacherous lava streams in Lavastorm. Frontiers also adds graphically enhanced player models and armor, allowing for greater character customization than ever before.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • Dungeon siege: Legends Of Aranna - Trailer
  • Medal Of Honor: Rising Sun - Trailer
  • Metal Arms: Glitch In The System - Trailer
  • Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 - Trailer
  • 1080 Avalanche - Trailer


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

'Zombies' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 3:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Zombies is a FPS/survival/horror game, under development at French Krysalide. The game features 20 hours of intense gameplay, 11 levels to test your survival instincts, 20 weapons and 12 sidekicks. Zombies is expected in Q1 2005 for PS2, Xbox, and PC. Read more for details & screens...

'Horizons: Empire of Istaria' - European Release Date Moved Up

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 3:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari is bringing forward the release date of Horizons: Empire of Istaria to December 5th, to ensure eager gamers can get their hands on this highly anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game in plenty of time before Christmas. Available for PC, Horizons: Empire of Istaria will allow players to experience online gaming like never before in a single massive online world primed for exploration, brimming with adventure and rife with danger. The game is expected in North America on December 9th, in the meantime, read our preview ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 3:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PS2 Review - 'Karaoke Revolution'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 2:47 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Karaoke Revolution expands on Konami's popular Dance Dance Revolution series that features music as the focus of the game and gets people of all ages up on their feet and dancing. With this new karaoke title, music is again at the heart of the game - but now, gamers will show off their vocal skills as they sing along to their favorite songs. Read more for the full review & let's all sing along...

PS2 Review - 'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu'

by Hank on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu will stay true to the Batman franchise with intense action-packed gameplay and challenging villains. Featuring favorite super heroes from the Batman universe including Robin, Nightwing and Batgirl, the game also includes a brand new enemy unlike any Batman has ever battled, Sin Tzu, and three villains never before seen in the Batman video game world: Clayface, Scarecrow and Bane.