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'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 11:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm would release early in Q1 2004 exclusively for the PS2. Developed with PlayStation 2 players in mind, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm will fully exploit the capabilities of the platform with features such as popular voice command, and voice chat plus online statistics tracking and ladder ranking. Most importantly, this game will mark the first time that PlayStation 2 fans can take the great ghost action online and learn firsthand why action-packed online game play quickly established Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon as the most popularly played game on the Xbox LIVE online game service.

'Secret Weapons Over Normandy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 1:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Achtung! LucasArts is excited to announce that the revolutionary new flight-action combat game, Secret Weapons Over Normandy has officially GONE GOLD on PS2, Xbox and PC and is scheduled to land in store shelves on Tuesday, November 18, 2003. If you haven't yet, check our "Secret Weapons Over Normany" preview...

'Need For Speed Underground' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced that Need for Speed Underground has gone gold. The game will begin to ship in North America on November 17 under the EA GAMES brand for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and PC.

'Temple of Elemental Evil' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released the long promised Temple of Elemental Evil demo which lets you explore the moathouse map with precreated characters and also includes a tutorial. Atari also said that the long & eagerly awaited patch for ToEE should be released somewhere next week. Read more for download links or a list of patch fixes ....

'007: Everything or Nothing' (PS2/GBA/NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world. Today we got a boatload of new screens for all platforms .. Read more & check them out!

'TRON 2.0' - Multiplayer Deathmatch Addon

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 11:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TRON 2.0 is a story-driven, first-person action game that propels the player into an alternate universe inside a computer. Monolith has released a new patch for TRON 2.0 which adds multiplayer deathmatch to their 3D cyberspace shooter. This update requires you to have the latest v1.030 patch and adds Derez (deathmatch) and Team Derez game modes, as well as three multiplayer maps designed by Touchdown Entertainment. Single-player save games are affected and will no longer work after applying this patch (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details & download links ...

'RtCW: Platinum Edition' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. announced today the release of Return to Castle Wolfenstein: The Platinum Edition. The Platinum Edition is an all-new compilation of the award-winning Return to Castle Wolfenstein plus this summer's hit multiplayer follow-up, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. The title is currently available at retail outlets nationwide for a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB.

GUSTO GAMES ADOPTS NXN Alienbrain Studio

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gusto Games, the newly formed start up development house, based in Bloxham in Oxfordshire is pleased to announce that they have now adopted NXN alienbrain Studio for all of their studio's asset management requirements.

'Project Freedom' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The genesis of that game comes from developed in our company P2.The game morphed it’s genre to action space game and the official name of game is "Project Freedom". Becoming pilot of latest space fighter your task is to infiltrate enemy moves and fulfill missions given by generals of your army in the second cold war crisis in late 21st century. The action take place in our solar system and promise to deliver realistic environment across Earth, Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Io - the Jupiter's moon and planetoid Ida. The game features never seen break through graphics and solid, 100% adrenaline pumping gameplay.

'Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire' Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already revealed a few days ago, today Strategy First is pleased to announce it has teamed up with i-Deal Games to bring Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire to retail shelves nation wide in Q1 2004. Serge "Wildfire" Popov, a well-known pioneer in the Jagged Alliance 2 community and a member of the team at i-Deal Games developed Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire. Read more for details & screens ...

'Championship Manager: Season 03/04' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Championship Manager: Season 03/04 will be released on PC on 21st November. Other new features and improvements include four new leagues, a pre-game database editor (enabling you to keep data updated), the ability to view previously saved matches, updated players, team and competition data for the 2003/2004 season. Championship Manager Season: 03/04 has everything from the stress of dealing with feuding players to the ecstasy of winning the league.

35 Million Euro European Marketing Campaign

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo is set to reveal an enormous and hugely impactful marketing campaign in the run up to Christmas. In a far-reaching and innovative campaign, Nintendo are investing 35 million Euros across Europe in high impact marketing activities. The campaign is expected to drive NINTENDO GAMECUBE sales, create noise around the Game Boy Advance SP, drive software sales and focus on some of Nintendo's top games in the key Christmas period.

'LMA Manager 2004' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Complete with a whole new look and even more player stats, LMA Manager 2004 will also deliver more flexible and detailed management options. Management strategy is more varied and rewarding throughout the main game and setting player tactics is a key new element to the series. LMA Manager 2004 introduces the ability for managers to assign specific focus and position tactics to individual players, as well as an entire team. Read more for some new screens ...

Club Manager - Your Club - Your Game

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just Football have pulled off what must be the biggest multi sku release of a PC game ever. With 17 versions of Club Manager shipping out of their warehouse in the last week, Just Football have completed a logistical challenge bigger even than some of their main stream publishing competitors.

4am Signs 'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

4am Entertainment brings all of the sci-fi action and atmosphere from films like Aliens and Blade Runner and moulds it together into a frantic action RPG shooter, boasting over 160 hours of solid gameplay and four unique characters to control – each having two different possible endings. 2083 is the time period of 4am's latest game 'Restricted Area', offering an all action RPG set in an apocalyptic future, where the player takes on the characteristics of one of four freelance mercenaries. Read more for details & a few new screens ...

Mulberry GBA SP Case

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Game Boy Advance SP, the most stylish games console in the world, can now be seen in the most luxurious carry case in the world. Leather specialist Mulberry has designed this winter's number one fashion accessory – the Game Boy Advance SP carry case.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs' More Than 2 Million Units Sold

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today that SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, the sequel to the number one online console game and "Greatest Hit" title, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs, set a new standard for online console gaming in its first two days of release, even before the title was in full retail distribution. Expanding on the success of the original, which has sold more than two million units worldwide, the highly anticipated sequel, released on November 4th, quickly bumped its predecessor from the number one online console game spot. On November 4th, the two titles in the SOCOM franchise ranked as the number one and number two online console games in terms of simultaneous players, and the user base is quickly growing.

Experience The Fear Factor With 'Ghosthunter'

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe invites you to step into the deadly world of Ghosthunter, a ghoulish action-adventure game developed for PlayStation2 by SCEE Studio Cambridge, the Bafta Award winning developer behind Primal, C-12: Final Resistance and the MediEvil Series.

XSN Sports Serves Up 'Top Spin'

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tennis is a nice game. Women wear pretty white dresses and men wear collared shirts and hit a little ball over the net in a civilized manner, but Microsoft's XSN Sports is about to change all of that. Tennis is going to get a huge dose of attitude. Microsoft Game Studios today announced that "Top Spin," the highly anticipated tennis game exclusively for the Xbox, will take its serve and volley game to store shelves in the UK on the 7th November for an estimated retail price of £39.99.

'XIII' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

XIII features a conspiracy of epic proportions, and players will unravel clues behind the story’s compelling and mysterious events. XIII includes themes of amnesia, in which players must uncover sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and even the president himself. The only clues players have are the roman numerals XIII tattooed on their shoulder and a key to a safe deposit box in a New York bank. Read more for some new screens ...

'Cold Winter' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 3:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cold Winter is set in a dark world of global espionage, full of international intrigue, action and suspense. This story of a disavowed secret agent unfolds through three different threads and takes place in eight distinct environments that are as gritty as they are beautiful. 13 single player missions are woven into the three story threads of the game; Cold Winter will also incorporate a variety of immersive environments, from the dank hopelessness of a Chinese prison, to the exotic beauty of cities like Cairo and Hong Kong. Read more for a fresh batch of screens ...

'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 3:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Battle for Middle-earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses. Prepare for war by creating offensive and defensive strategies set in the memorable battle locations taken straight from the big screen. The Battle for Middle-earth RTS game will utilize the digital assets created for the films and will feature exclusive voiceover from the real actors as well as actual movie footage from the three films.

PC Review - 'Heaven and Hell'

by Justin on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 3:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

What could be greater than God? To be God - just like in Heaven and Hell! In the year 1500 BC you announce to four peoples: Thou shalt have no other gods before me. To make your commandment effective, you are supported with miracles and plagues by seven different prophets. Convince your future followers with sound arguments such as chain lightning, locusts, and other mysteries. As you have to compete against a strong opponent at the same time, the fight for the most followers will be even more challenging. There can be only one after all! Read more for the full review...

GBA Review - 'Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 2:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Munch, the Gabbit with Odditude, and his side-kick Abe are leading an off-beat revolution to save the world! With their sacred land in jeopardy of being destroyed by the greedy Glukkons, Munch and Abe team up to teach those rascals a lesson by using their chanting prowess to control the enemy, arming themselves with wacky weapons and acquiring power-ups for extra boosts.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 2:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games & TriSynergy Sign 'World War II Online'

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 1:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and TriSynergy have signed a development agreement with Playnet and Cornered Rat Software. Playnet and Cornered Rat Software are the online operators and developers of the award-winning MMOG, "World War II Online".

'Desert Combat' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The DesertCombat team has released the next major public alpha of DesertCombat. Public Beta 0.5L features a slew of bug fixes and additions aimed at creating on of the best war game experiences on the PC. In this stage of development each is roughly balanced with some minor advantages to each, making gameplay much more fun and exciting. Read more for download links ...