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'Otogi: Myth of Demons' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Otogi - Myth of Demons" for the Xbox combines the depth of an RPG with a fast-paced action game, drenched in demon pummeling, sword-swinging structure smashing, spell casting and mythology. Read more for 30+ new screens as well as an in game footage trailer ...

'Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 6:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge combines thrilling aerial combat with the swashbuckling style of a Hollywood action-adventure movie. Set in an alternate 1930s world of gunship diplomacy and sinister intrigue, Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge lets gamers pilot powerful aircraft against nefarious air pirates and behemoth war zeppelins.

'Halo: Combat Evolved' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with a brand new arsenal of weapons and vehicles, Halo delivers challenges and surprises, as well as intense online multiplayer competition exclusively for the PC, including new multiplayer maps. Read more for some new screens ...

'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The expansion pack to the award-winning RPG of 2002 unveils an all-new campaign that will challenge players to explore and fight their way through nine spectacular areas, including an expansive new jungle region, as they unravel the rich history and mystery of the world of Aranna. Five new screens, njoy!

'Age of Mythology: The Titans' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 6:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Mythology: The Titans Expansion adds a fourth mythology, the Atlanteans, to the existing Greek, Egyptian and Norse mythologies. A new single-player campaign will add yet another chapter to the franchise's expansive folklore along with the addition of new scenarios. Some more Gencon 2003 screens ...

'Tenchu: Return From Darkness' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Authentic ninja action is set to strike on the Xbox with Activision, Inc.'s Tenchu: Return from Darkness. Building on the best-selling Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven for the PS2, Tenchu: Return from Darkness boasts updated design and technical enhancements, new maps and features and support for Xbox Live. The title is being developed by K2, Ltd. in conjunction with Prosoft Corp. and is currently rated "RP" (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.

Ritual's 'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero' Website Launched

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on Shacknews that Ritual has opened their Counter-Strike: Condition Zero webpage. Head on over there to have a look at some of the characters, locations, weapons and vehicles you will encounter in CZ. A whole lot of text & screens, but no specific release date is mentioned. Read more to check out 30 new screens ..

EA and Fox Interactive ship Aliens Versus Predator Extinction

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal war is imminent and it’s time to join the battle in Aliens versus Predator Extinction for the PS2 and the Xbox. Based on the blockbuster Aliens and Predator sci-fi film franchises from Twentieth Century Fox, Aliens versus Predator Extinction gives players the ability to play as one of three species: Aliens, Predators or Colonial Marines. The title is being co-published by Electronic Arts and Fox Interactive.

'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Friday and the official Lionheart webpage has been updated. First head on over to the SPECIAL page to read about more PERKS than you can shake a stick at! That's right gamers; feeling less than popular with your friends these days? Well then Disease Ward could be just the perk you're looking for! Has binding with your spirit made disease your friend? Do you eat the plague for breakfast and vacation in leper colonies? YES?!?! Well then head on over and read more about all this good clean wholesome fun! But wait, before you go getting all crazy out there this weekend, read more to check out some new screens ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Game Mode Details

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 2:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on GameSpyDaily that Epic's Vice President Mark Rein has clarified UT2004's new Assault and Onslaught game modes on the Atari community messageboard. Onslaught is a large scale, team and vehicle based game mode in which players battle for control of huge exterior settings. Assault is an objective/team based game mode in which two teams (attackers and defenders) battle each other in epic (and sometimes historical) battles taking place in the Unreal universe. If you are interested in more, check out the forum post.

'DDRMAX2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DDRMAX2 hits the dance floor with new modes, new moves, and a new mix of hit songs that have been selected specifically for the U.S. market. Featuring songs and videos from top artists such as Dirty Vegas and never-before-seen features including a new "Beginner" mode that trains newcomers to the series, gamers are in for a visual treat as they dance their way into the night! For the ultimate dance-a-thon, gamers can link DDRMAX2 with Dance Dance Revolution KONAMIX and DDRMAX Dance Dance Revolution to access additional features. Check the new screens ...

'World Championship Pool 2004' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment announced today that it will publish 'World Championship Pool 2004' for PC, GameCube, the PlayStation2, and the Xbox. 'World Championship Pool 2004' is the most authentic pool simulation video game coming to market. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Gothic II: Night Of The Raven' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gothic II just started appearing on shelves in the UK, not available in North America yet, but Piranha games does not rest and is hard at work on the Gothic II addon, supposebly named Night Of The Raven or maybe RavenNight. On top of that they are also working on a full fledge sequel Gothic III. German gamers can expect the Gothic II addon in stores early August, the rest of the world will most likely have to wait a while longer. In the meantime, check these 2 new screens ...

'X-Files: Resist or Serve' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The X-FILES saga continues on Xbox and PS2 with three all new episodes linked together in one terrifying story. Playing as either Mulder or Scully, psychic clones, alien artifacts, sentient black oil, and cruel human experimentation provide the backdrop for a harrowing survival horror experience set in the X-FILES universe. Each episode was created by writers from the hit television show, and features the actual voices and likenesses of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, plus all the great X-FILES music and imagery. This terrifying game is authentic X-FILES! Read more for a new batch of screens and the first in game trailer ...

'WrestleMania XIX' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The glory lives on in WrestleMania XIX only for the Nintendo GameCube. Featuring real-life Superstar abilities, an enhanced grappling experience and original story mode, players can enact 'Sweet Revenge' on the grandest stage of them all, WrestleMania. Release Date: Oct-2003. Check out some new screens below!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Ghost Recon: Island Thunder [Xbox] - Trailer 4


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

'Warrior Kings: Battles' Coming To North America

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce that it has entered into a co-publishing agreement with Empire Interactive to bring Warrior Kings: Battles to the North American market. “Warrior Kings: Battles is an exceptional RTS that fits into Strategy First’s line-up perfectly,” says Don McFatridge, President of Strategy First. “We couldn’t be happier to work with a top publisher like Empire and we hope that this is the beginning of a long lasting partnership.”

'World Wrestling Raw 2 : Ruthless Aggression' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the most brutal wrestling action ever seen backed by the power of the Xbox. World Wrestling Raw 2 explodes into the ring with more than 45 of the toughest World Wrestling Superstars including, The Rock, Hollywood Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Undertaker. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'TrackMania' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 ...

'The Fast And The Furious' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Genki is revving up to immerse players in the "fast and furious" street racing lifestyle defined by cool cars and non-stop action. Players will feel the ultimate rush of nitrous-infused speed as they race their ultimate rides through the beautifully rendered city streets of Los Angeles to the pulsing beat of more than 35 musical tracks. You can expect The Fast And The Furious to appear on store shelves (being published by Vivendi) in the fourth quarter 2003 (PS2) while the Xbox version is scheduled for early 2004. Read more for download links ..

Acclaim Appoints New North American COO

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As part of its new global operating plan designed to fuel the Company's future growth, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has appointed Paul Eibeler as President and Chief Operating Officer of Acclaim North America. Reporting directly to Rod Cousens, Chief Executive Officer for Acclaim, Eibeler will be responsible for overseeing the performance and strategic growth of the company's North American operations, including product development, marketing, sales and manufacturing.

'Rugby 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Passion. Pride. Power….. PURE RUGBY. Strap on your boots. This is World Rugby at its body-ramming, bullet-passing, try-scoring best. The only question is…can you stay out of the Sin Bin long enough to enjoy it? EA Australia has released a demo for their upcoming Rugby 2004 sports title. This version of the demo will allow you to play either Australia or England in Stadium Australia. EA's Rugby 2004 is expected to be released in September 2003 for PC & PS2. Read more for details and download links ...

'Reel Fishing III' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reel Fishing III sets itself apart from other Bass Sports Fishing titles by offering a true to life fishing experience. Using the PlayStation 2 technology, Reel Fishing III will offer beautiful scenery, a real-life 3-dimensional fishing engine, true sounds of nature in Dolby Surround Pro Logic II, inspiring soundtracks and fish so real that most will want to keep them in an aquarium. Read more for some fishy screens ...

'Battlestar Galactica' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestar Galactica delivers a compelling and immersive space action experience as players move seamlessly between stunning cinematics and epic space battles against the insidious, mechanical power of the Cylons. Fight the insidious Cylons in epic space battles utilizing advanced tactics and an arsenal of weaponry, including the greatest weapon mankind ever conceived — The Battlestar Galactica. Check out some new screens ...

Tri-Synergy Signs 'Massive Assault'

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games, Tri-Synergy and Wargaming.net are pleased to announce a partnership to publish and distribute the new strategy game Massive Assault. "Wargaming.net have produced a challenging and addictive futuristic 3D strategy game in their new title Massive Assault. To gamers familiar with their excellent work on DBA Online, the quality of this title should come as no surprise. We are delighted to have been selected to work with the Wargaming.net team as their exclusive distributors in North America for this exciting new release." said David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games.

PC Preview - 'Halo: Combat Evolved'

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

“Halo” contains all the action-packed combat and thrilling gameplay that made it a smash hit for video game fans everywhere. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons and vehicles, “Halo” delivers challenges and surprises as well as intense online multiplayer competition exclusively for the PC. We recently attended a Halo LAN party as well as a morning meeting with Gearbox to check out the progress on this highly-anticipated PC port. Read more and find out all the details, including some brand new screens!

'NHL 2004' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This year’s NHL 2004 includes a new fight system, new hitting animations, and complete right analog stick control with improved deking and hitting that makes it the most physical hockey game ever. With a significantly enhanced EA SPORTS Dynasty Mode, the addition of three new international elite leagues, and all new commentary from Craig Simpson, NHL 2004 puts players in the rink for authentic hockey competition. In addition, new EA SPORTS online gameplay for the PS2 takes competition nationwide. Take the ice with NHL 2004.

'SSX 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX 3 allows gamers to go anywhere gravity will take them. Players will discover a colossal mountain where they can immerse themselves in a free-roaming snow paradise. The ultimate all-mountain experience, SSX 3 features all-new events and courses, awe-inspiring tricks, and a cast of cool, customizable characters. Discover the open terrain, explore its hidden crevices, and conquer its peaks. Some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbox Review - 'Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 25, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Engage in this saga set in the Golden Age of the Republic - over 4,000 years before the first Star Wars film, when both Jedi and Sith number in the thousands. With the Galaxy reeling from a recent conflict with the Dark Lords, the ongoing battle between the Jedi and the Sith rages on. Your actions determine the outcome of this colossal galactic war - and your destiny as a Jedi. The force is strong in this review, read more and check it out!

'GhostHunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Few people have the ability to see ghosts, and few spirits are able to communicate with the outside world, but the earth is nonetheless full of supernatural forces – the remnants of every creature killed before its time. Some degenerate into monstrous creatures, others exist for centuries increasing in power and retaining a human mind. A number of these creatures have formed 'The Parliament of Spooks' and their sole aim is to steal back life from the living.