Riding it hard, fast and anywhere, Freestyle MetalX is a totally unique offering that caters to the action sport and mass-market gamer with diverse, lawless freestyle motocross mayhem. Gamers and motocross fanatics can “be sick all over” as they experience firsthand the extreme thrills and spills of the first freestyle motocross videogame. Featuring a seemingly unlimited stunt system, expansive worlds, eight insane game modes and sub-games, Freestyle MetalX lets players cancan and rodeo their way through vast environments as they interact with and trick-off everything from swimming pools to skyscrapers. Freestyle MetalX also offers extreme side events where players can gain popularity and money in career mode by executing flawless maneuvers such as Bus Jumping, Wall of Death, Longest Wheelie, and more.
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The people over at the Clan World Network send over a note to let everybody know they are opening their Battlefield 1942 tournament section. Next Friday, March 8, 2003, we will be hosting our first 8vs8 conquest teams tournament. Clans are encouraged to read the rules and sign-up on the Clan Tourney website.
Since his creation by Stan Lee in 1962, the Hulk has become one of Marvel’s most well known and popular characters around the world. Expanding from his comic-book origins, the Hulk has been seen in video games, books, TV and countless other mediums. Now, with the release of the blockbuster Ang Lee film in Summer 2003, Universal will bring the Hulk to life like never before. Read more to check out the FIRST few PC screens ...
Today several trailers for various games were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :
- Line Of Sight : Vietnam (Infogrames)
- Enter The Matrix (Infogrames)
- Will Rock Trailer 1(UbiSoft)
- Will Rock Trailer 2 (UbiSoft)
- Lock On (UbiSoft)
Read more for download links ...
Noticed on VE3D that Ubisoft will be releasing a single player demo for Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield next week. Here's what it will contain:
- 16 weapons are available (M12, Mac11/9, MP5A4, MP5K PDW, MP5SD5, P90, Uzi, AK-47, M1 shotgun, Dragunov, PSG-1, RPD, 92FS, AP ARMY and USP) and all of them can be equipped with weapon gadgets (Mini-Scope, High Capacity Magazine, Sound Suppressor or Thermal scope)
- Single Player featuring the Oil Refinery mission.
- Playable in all 4 Custom Mission modes (Practice, Terrorist Hunt, Lone Wolf and Hostage Rescue) with three levels of difficulty for each.
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. It's been a while but the official site has once again been updated (thanks Unrealik) with 3 new screens, read more to check them out...
Xicat Interactive announces the May 2003 release of Motor Trend Presents Lotus Challenge for GameCube and PC. With the March 18 release for the Xbox, Lotus Challenge will excite race game lovers with superior graphics, challenging courses and fast-paced action. Read more for details ...
Demons, crop circles and even more duels. Oh my. The world of Etherlords II keeps getting more and more exciting, and now we are whetting gamers’ appetites with all new updates on the official Etherlords 2 website, the game’s official website. Visit the official Etherlords 2 website to read Chaot celebrity Thaena’s haunting tale of a new, never before seen demon who suddenly appeared and invaded a duel in the village, leaving all surrounding witnesses, including her, shuddering with fear. And check out the all-new images from a duel between a Chaot and Kinet last weekend, things are really heating up around here! We also have a batch of new screens, so read more to check them out ...
Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. Another day, another Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield trailer. This time: Zulu Code
Codemasters has released more beta demos for Pro Race Driver (a.k.a Toca Race Driver, DTM, V8 Challenge etc.) , allowing you to try out their upcoming touring car racing simulation customized for various territories. All offer a test drive on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit, and the US demo includes the Sears Point track, the German demo features the Norisring track, and the Australian demo sports the Adelaide track, each drivable for two laps. Read more for download links ...
NDL announced it will unveil the next step in the evolution of game development, Gamebryo, at the Game Developers Conference in San Jose, CA, March 4-8. Gamebryo is a cross-platform 3D graphics toolkit and engine that offers developers unparalleled flexibility with crafting cutting-edge 3D technology in their games. Gamebryo also gives developers the unique ability to leverage and extend their legacy tools in creative ways.
Co-Publishers Strategy First and Project Three Interactive with developer Termite Games announced today that their tactical, team-based first-person shooter, New World Order, has gone gold for North America. “New World Order is going to be a great new title for the first-person shooter market,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing for Strategy First Inc. “With its $29.99 MSRP, it will let a whole new category of gamers get in on the excitement of this genre.”
Sony Online Entertainment announced that it is adding a new server to meet customer demand for EverQuest Online Adventures, exclusively for the PS2. The new server will allow thousands of new players to join the popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game where people create characters from a number of fantasy classes and meet people from the real world online as they embark on exciting adventures in a vast virtual world. The new server is scheduled to go online Friday, March 7, before noon Pacific Standard Time.
In addition to the upcoming Anarchy Online expansion, Shadowlands, Funcom today announces exciting additions to its product portfolio. Work has started on a new booster pack for Anarchy Online, the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning The Longest Journey, and a brand new Persistent Online World game. With these new titles, Funcom will pave the way for single-player adventure and role-playing games on multiple platforms, in addition to Persistent Online Worlds. "We will hence focus our efforts on what we excel at: exciting adventures, role-playing, astounding visuals, high-quality content, deep game-play and fascinating stories," Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas explains.
Experience the excitement of Formula One from 1999 to 2002. F1 Challenge ‘99-‘02 is officially licenced by Formula One Administration and is the only F1 game to feature four complete seasons of racing action. That's 14 teams, 44 different vehicles, 34 drivers and 17 of the worlds most famous racing circuits configured as they were for each Formula One season from 1999-2002. Read more for details and screens ...
Time of Defiance is a massively multiplayer real time strategy game, with astonishing graphics, based upon many thousands of small floating islands on the remains of the planet of Nespanona. The Cog Tribes are locked into a battle of supremacy with each other. The player takes on the role of one of the Cog tribes and plays against hundreds or thousands of other players to gain control of the Northern Continent. Players expand their empires through exploration, negotiation, war or peace - using the strategies and tactics of their choice. Nicely Crafted Entertainment have now released version 4.410B of Time of Defiance. Read more for download links & detailed fix list ...
Shadow of the Sun is a story based first person action adventure game set in an alternate universe. The player takes the role of a once powerful vampire who has been incarcerated for hundreds of years by the Vampire council. Visited by a haunting vision of a beautiful woman pleading for help he must escape the confines of his prison and set out on a quest which will lead him on a path of love and revenge. Read more for details and a load of screens and character art ...
JoWooD today unveiled Neighbours From Hell, the "game of neighbourhood nastiness and community commotion. Creep around your neighbour ’s house performing ever more elaborate tricks upon the unsuspecting resident. As the star of a fantastic new TV show, cameras will track your every move as you set your fiendish traps. Your objectives are to create more and more disarray, increase ratings and maybe even winning prestigious awards". The game will be released next month. Read more for details and some screens ...
JoWooD announces that the official website to their forthcoming online tactical military shooter, Söldner: Secret Wars, will be updated today with information on the unique Unit Customisation System feature. Söldner: Secret Wars will revolutionise the traditional 'skins' approach to character and unit customisation featured in other similar games, an approach which often makes customisation a hugely time consuming and technically challenging process.
Ubi Soft announced today an exclusive agreement with Natsume Inc. to distribute Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life on the Game Cube and Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town on the GBA. The agreement will cover all PAL territories and is expected to ship on both formats in October 2003. "Ubi Soft is looking forward to distributing the delightful Harvest Moon games later this year. The series has a loyal following and a well-deserved reputation for top-quality gameplay" Commented Sally Cormack, Product Manager for Ubi Soft "The latest titles will bring many exciting new elements to the series"
Set on post-apocalyptic Earth where survival and ultimate dominance are all that matters, Devastation is a high action, teamplay oriented first person shooter. Powered by heavily modified, next generation Unreal Engine technology, it pits teams of rebelling street fighters, gang leaders, mercenaries and ex-military fighters against overwhelming armies of high-tech corporate troopers. Check out fresh batch of devastating screens...
CyPR Media invites you to rediscover the soul of PC gaming, the independent developer. At the 17th annual Game Developers Conference in San Jose next week, CyPR Media will showcase four titles that are excellent examples of what independent developers can create.
- Men of Valor: Vietnam Q&A with 2015's John Whitmore on HomeLAN
- The Hobbit Q&A with members of Sierra and Inevitable Entertainment on PS2.IGN
- Unreal 2 Q&A with Legend Entertainment's Glen Dahlgren on Beyond Unreal
- Kung Fu Chaos Q&A with Just Add Monsters members on The Armchair Empire
- Tropico 2: Pirate Cove Q&A with Frog City's Bill Spieth on HomeLAN
- Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Q&A with Ubi Soft's Mathieu Ferland on Gamer.nl
- Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon Q&A with Bethesda on The Milwaukee Journal
- EVE Online: The Second Genesis Q&A with CCP's Reynir Hardarson on PC.IGN
by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 12:51 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown combines the classic game loved by thousands with a legend known around the world for a gameplay experience unlike any other. Players take on the role of the legendary outlaw himself and must use strategy, cunning, and quick reflexes to overthrow a tyrant prince, rescue the true king, and reunite England. We had a chance to check out a partial build and here's what we had to say about it ...
by Chris "Fozz" Breci on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 12:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Using archive ITV footage, Acclaim Studios, Salt Lake has re-created every minute detail giving the game a level of realism and authenticity very rarely witnessed in video games. Character intros, costumes and signature moves have all been added and, just like watching the real thing, the crowd becomes a major part of proceedings as the action heats-up. Hear the crowd chant "Easy, Easy" as Big Daddy launches into his infamous 'Splashdown' or bellowing jeers as Nagasaki wipes out his opponent with his rib-crushing 'Kamikaze Crash'.