As was announced & expected Valve is releasing new Half Life 2 footage through their Steam service. They have just unleashed a self-running Bink formatted video showing off the incredible re-created G-Man in Half-Life 2. Watch the transformation from old to new and simply marvel at the difference. Read more for download links ...
Today's Big Story
The World Cyber Games semi-final action continues this weekend at CompUSA locations across the nation with Half Life: Counter Strike on Saturday, July 19th and Unreal Tournament 2003 on Sunday, July 20th. The tournament begins promptly at 11:00am and all participants should arrive by 10:30am. For more details and a list of CompUSA locations please visit the official World Cyber Games website
GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the PC Strategy title – Strategic Command in Europe (with the exception of Germany, France and Spain). "We are so trilled to be working with Battlfront, this is just the beginning of what we are sure will be a long lasting relationship” Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. Read more for details & screens...
Jaleco just informed us that they have launched the official website for their upcoming RTS 'Goblin Commander'. To kick-off the official 'Goblin Commander' website features a gallery of concept art and the recently released screenshots showing the two-month design enhancement from the 24-member art team. Check out the inaugural “Developer Diary” posting by Producer Chris Millar. Millar, a PC strategy game veteran hand-picked to lead the console-inspired development team, discusses the Fog Of War methods used in the game to balance strategy elements with design goals.
In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems “deserving to die.” Read more to check out some screens ...
Ubi Soft rounded out its AAA cast of voice talent for its highly anticipated action-shooter, XIII, by signing David Duchovny as its title character as well as Adam West (TV's Batman) as General Carrington. Previously Ubisoft already signed actress/musician Eve. XIII is an epic, conspiracy-driven thriller set in a highly stylized graphic-novel world and is scheduled to release on all game consoles as well as the PC in Fall 2003.
Infinium Labs announced today that the highly anticipated new gaming console, Phantom, will be unveiled to the public at the first annual Ultimate Gamers Expo in August. “We’re very excited to be unveiling the Phantom for the first time at the Ultimate Gamers Expo,” said Tim Roberts, CEO of Infinium Labs. “This show is the perfect venue and gives us the unique opportunity to show the system firsthand to over 100,000 gamers and industry insiders.”
For most G.I.s one tour of duty in Vietnam was more than enough, but not for the boys of Fist Alpha. A team of US Special Forces who are the best of the "Green Machine" determined to stop Charlie in his tracks. Taking you back to the 'Nam, Vietcong Fist Alpha is the official Mission Disc for the very successful Vietcong. Released in April 2003, Vietcong continues to achieve chart success across Europe and Australia.
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 :
- MoH: Rising Sun - Trailer
- Drake - Trailer
- SSX 3 - Trailer
- SSX 3 - Trailer 2
- NBA Live 2004 - Trailer
- Powerdrome - Trailer
- XIII - Trailer
- Etherlords 2 - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
City Interactive announces that the release date of the game named P2 [working title] has been moved to Q1 2004. P2 [working title] is 3D strategy in space, the sequel to “Project Earth” that contains advanced strategic section and the fleet management option. P2 takes best elements from RTS and RPG to build never seen gameplay experience. To be continued ...
- Jack The Ripper Q&A with Philippe Gaudé of Galiléa Production on Homelan
- Joan Of Arc Q&A with Trevor Chan of Enlight Software on Adrenaline Vault
- Lock-On: Modern Air Combat Q&A with UbiSoft's Matt Wagner on SimHQ
- Restricted Area Q&A (part 2) with Jan Beuck of Master Creating on RPGRadar
- Fable Q&A with Lionhead Studios' Peter Molyneux on GamePro
- Wallace & Gromit Q&A with BAM!'s David Braben on DailyGame
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 14, 2003 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Mega-Corporations are competing for control of the Valkyria System and its most precious resource, Chrome. Espionage, sabotage and theft are common practice, and no one is better at it than Logan, mercenary for hire. Become Logan in this first-person tactical shooter. Wield an extensive range of weapons. Operate vehicles on land, sea, and air. Learn that one man, the right man, can make a difference. The good folks at Strategy First were nice enough to send us a build. Read more to find out how our test drive went ...
by Thomas Wilde on July 14, 2003 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Players will aid Mace Griffin's search for revenge and the truth by taking on an extensive variety of bounty missions. For example, in either space or on the ground, the player will be able to destroy massive space stations, stop rustlers from stealing alien super cattle, infiltrate and sabotage organizations, salvage smuggled technology and protect crime lords. The mix of missions will require speed, agility, skill, accuracy, brutality and powers of deduction. It all sounds very appealing, now read more to find out if it actually is ....
by The Cookie Snatcher on July 14, 2003 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In DBZ: Legacy of Goku 2 players take on the role of Trunks, Vegeta, Piccolo, Gohan, and Goku as they journey from the Trunks Saga to Cell Games and prepare to do battle with the mighty Cell himself. With five playable characters, hours of gameplay, and hundreds of maps to explore, it's a DBZ adventure of epic proportions. We let our resident DBZ guru have a go at it, read more to find out how it went ...