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'Heaven And Hell' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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!

'Guild Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guild Wars takes place in a fantasy world, where guilds of characters of a wide range of professions can make a mark on history. The reason we chose the fantasy realm is that we wanted a place that was instantly familiar to gamers, and also one that offers us near-limitless opportunities for new and exciting types of friends and foes. Like the evolving worlds of Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo that we helped to build over the years, we’re creating a new place that we believe you’ll want to visit over and over. Check some new screens ...

'Port Royale' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy announced today that Port Royale has gone gold. This empire-building RTS for the PC is set in the Caribbean “New World” where players take on the role of a pirate, trader or buccaneer as they amass ships, wealth and prestige. Gamers work their way through the expansive environments encompassing more than four million square miles, as they play as one of four great nations – England, France, Spain or Holland, all vying to establish colonization for their homeland. Port Royale was developed by Ascaron and sails to store shelves on June 2, 2003.

The Kore Gang (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This jump'n'run game from UDS & Zoink features three freaky characters, Pixie, Madboy and Rex, who have to face bizarre opponents in wild scenarios. By putting on the Core-Suit they make the most of their individual skills: Pixie can use it to climb better than anyone else, Madboy can really pack a punch, and Rex's excellent hearing and sense of smell turn him into a walking radar station. The Kore Gang is the first game ever with character-dependent viewpoints and songs that are integrated into the story. The Tim Burton-like cool graphics are stunning and immerse the player in its 24 tricky levels over six worlds. Check these new screens ...

'The Hulk' (PC/Xbox/PS2/NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In advance of the June 20th release of Universal Pictures' highly anticipated film version of one of Marvel Comics' most memorable and popular Super Hero series, Vivendi Universal Games has begun shipping to retailers its critically acclaimed, groundbreaking interactive game The Hulk, for the PC, PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube.

'Psychotoxic' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Psychotoxic is a first person shooter with an exceptionally exciting story line. The setting is New York, in the year 2020. Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse have caused terrible damage on Earth. The fourth horseman is now preparing for his return. Violence and aggression are increasing drastically. Humanity's last hope is protagonist Angie Prophet. Basically a human, she is also an angel and guardian, marked centuries ago to save mankind. Play on two different levels: The reality level contains the main elements for the battle against the horseman, including both indoor and outdoor scenes. In the mind level, Angie enters other people's thoughts - here time and space have no meaning. Check the new batch of screens ...

Koei’s 'G1 JOCKEY 3' In Stores May 28th

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The trumpets signaling the “call to post”will be heard throughout the nation this week, when KOEI Corporation ships G1 Jockey 3 to retailers. Known as the top thoroughbred racing action game in Japan and nominated for IGN PS2’s Best of E3 Awards, G1 Jockey 3, begins its inaugural run in North America this Wednesday, May 28th.

'Priest' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Priest is a multiplayer, head-to-head combat game that introduces controversial themes in a Wild West setting. It is an action-horror RPG that creates a grim and gruesome ambiance while providing a healthy dose of gory, violent action. Combining elements of both classic simulation and action games, Priest introduces a unique player vs. player/NPC structure and item/pet fusion system to create an FPS-like role-playing game in an entirely new genre. Check the new screens...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • Chrome - E3 Trailer
  • Starsky And Hutch - E3 Trailer
  • BulletProof Monk - E3 Trailer
  • Vega$: Make It Big - E3 Trailer
  • Guild Wars - E3 Trailer
  • IndyCar Series - E3 Trailer


  • Read more for download links ...

'Blitzkrieg' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV has released a new patch for WWII real-time strategy gaming Blitzkrieg, bringing your retail game to v1.2 This upgrade adresses multiplayer issues (as well as adding 2 new maps), some graphics card issues, and several other game tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Tri Synergy Bringing 'Paradise Cracked' To North America

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy today announced that it has signed a Joint Publishing Agreement with Buka Entertainment a leading Russian developer and publisher for Paradise Cracked. Through this agreement, Tri Synergy will have exclusive rights to publish Paradise Cracked in the North American market. The addition of such a creative and quality title is the perfect compliment to the Tri Synergy line-up. If you dont know what Paradise Cracked is all about, check our Paradise Cracked preview!

'Sonic Heroes' (PS2/XB/NGC) - Info Nugget

by Thomas on May 27, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criterion Software announces that its de facto game development technology, RenderWare, will be used by SEGA's SONICTEAM, Ltd. development studio in the creation of "Sonic Heroes" for the PlayStation2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube.

'Sitting Ducks' (PC/PS2/Xb) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

L.S.P announced today that they have signed a licensing agreement with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group to develop interactive games inspired by Sitting Ducks, the whimsical CGI children's animated series based on the world-famous characters created by renowned pop artist Michael Bedard. Sitting Ducks, the game, will be released for PS2, Xbox, PC and Game Boy Advance in the fourth quarter of 2003. A few screens for the youngsters amongst us ...

'EVE Online: The Second Genesis' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crowd Control Productions has issued another patch for EVE Online: The Second Genesis, bringing their just-released MMO space game to v1031. This patch (comes in 2 versions, from retail to v1031, or upgrade from the latest v1022 patch) can be used if the auto-updater doesn't work, and as usual there are no details on the changes in this patch. Read more for download links ...

'Arx Fatalis' (Xb) - Screens

by Thomas on May 27, 2003 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arx Fatalis is a first-person RPG, which plunges players into an amazingly complex fantasy-world of trolls, goblins and 'Snake-women'. Creating weapons, solving puzzles and completing amazing quests, gamers become heroes as they battle in an evil world. Players will also need to master a unique real-time magic system to cast more than 50 different spells based on 20 different runes.

'Unreal Championship' Auto-Update Available For Download

by Thomas on May 27, 2003 @ 2:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Utilising the technical prowess of the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Xbox Live!, Digital Extremes, the developers of Unreal Championship in conjunction with Epic Games and Atari have completed the auto-update for the game and is available for download through Xbox Live! today. While new to the console arena, auto-updating has been a mainstay of PC games for many years, and is a requirement to maintain fair and fun online gaming. Online games are extraordinarily more complex than single player titles. Exploits will invariably be found by the hundreds of thousands of gamers playing and sharing ways to gain an advantage in the game. Auto-updates defeat these exploits and balance the playing field against those who would cheat to win.

PS2 Price Cut In UK

by Thomas on May 27, 2003 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play.com is offering PS2 consoles at the lowest official price of only £129.99 in UK. This price matches upcoming Sony PS2 console reductions across continental Europe, which excludes the UK.

New MP Map For Raven Shield!

by Thomas on May 27, 2003 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

On the Raven Shield Platoon site you can find the third map released by Amon, member of the Raven Shield dev team. This map is considered an official map by Ubi Soft. Amon first intended this map to be Multiplayer and now it is. The map supports only Adversial MP modes (except for Pilot). The download is 1.69 Mb and you can grab it here!

'Lagsters' - Unveiled

by Thomas on May 27, 2003 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Boolat Games unveal their next project (thanks Blues), a weapon-supported arcade racing game named Lagster.. Here is a clip from the game description:

“Lagsters” is the fascinating weapon-supported arcade races in tubes! One to eight racers can participate in a race struggling for survival and, of course, for money.

The concept of the race inside of the pipes displaces some aspects of a “flat-road” race, in particular those of the spatialization and gravitation. Spatialization sustains pivotal change: left and right in terms of the pipe plane eventually acquire a sort of a new meaning, not evident at the first sight though, and gravitation based on “repelling” objects out of the center of the pipe will be constantly dragging the car onto the pipe surface. The tracks are annular in their shape and they will have different length and number of tours in a bout. Every track has various hurdles and various accelerating and decelerating surfaces, etc. There are also sparse bonuses on the track, which can either help or hopple the player.

You find more info on the new official site here!