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'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When Max Payne debuted in July 2001 as an award-winning, best-selling PC game, it revolutionized the action genre with its cinematic combat sequences fueled by the groundbreaking use of slow motion and compulsive narrative-driven gameplay. Now, Remedy is working closely with Rockstar Games on the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster hit. Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne delivers the most intense gameplay experience imaginable. Check these awesome looking hi-res screens ...

'City of Heroes' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 2:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city.

'NHL 2004' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 1:10 p.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.Take the ice with NHL 2004. Check these 50+ Gamecube screens ...

'Backyard Basketball' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time ever - kid versions of NBA stars join the Backyard Kids on the PS2! The simple fun of a 3-on-3 pickup game meets the pulse-pounding action of the NBA, as kids select their favorite players and NBA uniforms, choose a cool court and start hitting jump shots — all in 3D. With the crisp graphics and responsive play of the PS2, hoopsters like Yao Ming, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett look sharper and more exciting than ever. Kids can become hoop heroes, controlling everything from grabbing that opening tip to nailing the buzzer-beating 3-pointer.

'Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Lucas Arts website has a brief mentioning that 'Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' has gone gold and is expected in stores Sept 17th. Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (follow up to Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast) allows players to immerse themselves in the classic Star Wars universe as they take on the role of a student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Master Luke Skywalker (thanks ToTheGame).

'Lock 'N Load: Unsung Heroes' Revealed

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games is pleased to announce the upcoming 1st Quarter 2004 release of Mark H. Walker's Lock 'N Load: Unsung Heroes—Elite Forces in Action 1950-2003. Second in the Lock 'N Load boardgame series of squad level actions by noted game industry writer Mark H. Walker, Unsung Heroes promises to deliver as much excitement as the first, while staying true to the "More game, less guff" mantra.

'Sabre Wulf' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sabre Wulf on the GBA once again pits veteran hero Sabreman against his old nemesis as he attempts to recover a series of precious treasures. The terrain ahead is harsh and dangerous, but thankfully the land is inhabited by a variety of strange creatures - all with big googly eyes, of course - that the intrepid explorer can recruit. As was announced yesterdya, Sabre Wulf is one of the Rare titles that got snagged up by THQ. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Star Wars Rebel Strike' (NGC) Web Site Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike website has gone live on the LucasArts web site Check it out for new screens, movies and shots from the classic Star Wars title featured on the pre-order disc.The Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike pre-order disc will be in stores the first week of September! This special disc includes:

  • 1982 Star Wars Atari arcade game playable on the Nintendo GameCube
  • Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike single-player Hoth level demo
  • Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike concept art and game trailer
  • Gladius game trailer
  • Various "Making of" content

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment's Paris studio is currently developing a brand new game from the popular Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series - exclusively for the PS2. Scheduled to ship for the late 2003, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm is poised to become the latest success story in a series of hit Tom Clancy games from Ubi Soft. Check these new screens ...

'Massive Assault' - Panoramic Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming.net releases 8 PANORAMIC screenshots demonstrating spinning 360-degrees in-game scenes from its upcoming global domination strategy game Massive Assault. The screenshots can be cyclically scrolled, giving you full immersion impression. They demonstrate the capability of Massive Assault's 3D engine and give an idea of what sort of global conflicts you can experience in the game. The screenshots can be viewed right here

'Smash Cars' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Be prepared for some heated competition this summer as little R/C cars take on the big world in Metro3D’s Smash Cars exclusively for the Sony PlayStation2. Now available at retailers nationwide, Smash Cars is a no rules radio-controlled arcade-style racing game developed by Creat Studio, LLC. Smash Cars features a “E” (Everyone) ESRB Rating and a MSRP of $29.99.

Samsung World Cyber Games Announce Big Prizes For U.S. Finalists

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The United Cyber Games Association (UCGA) announced today that each participating Samsung World Cyber Games 2003 USA Finalist will walk away with a state of the art PC and monitor at the U.S. Finals in Irvine, CA, August 19th and 20th. Read more for details ...

Alienware Partners With ID Software For QuakeCon

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alienware will partner with id Software to broadcast live coverage of multiplayer tournaments being hosted at QuakeCon. Alienware award-winning systems will be featured in designated spectator areas throughout the event to provide attendees the opportunity to watch all of the action from almost anywhere.

'Anarchy Online: Shadowlands' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom announced today that the release date of Anarchy Online: Shadowlands has been pushed back from August 26th to September 9th. "With Shadowlands, we are literally adding a whole new dimension to our game," explained Funcom CEO, Trond Aas. "The scope of the project is huge, and we have found that we need a couple of more weeks of testing and balancing before launching the expansion." While fans will have to wait another two weeks for the expansion, Trond Aas is certain it will be worth the wait. "I'm convinced everyone will see the sense in our decision. The extra wait will be long forgotten once they start exploring the marvelous world of Shadowlands." Odd how a game that was announced GOLD can magically get delayed, eventhough its only for a few weeks.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 9:20 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 :

  • Sims 2 - Trailer
  • Game Tycoon - Trailer
  • XIII - Trailer 5
  • Warrior Kings: Battles - Trailer


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

'Wings Of Honour' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the intrigue of battle assignments with the thrill of in-your-face action, this dynamic game is a unique mix of both the adventure and flight sim genres. From air battles and breath taking 30 aircraft dog fights to bombing and spy missions Aces WW I - working title provides the kind of action packed gameplay that is guaranteed to satisfy both flight sim specialists and the wider gaming fraternity. Readm ore for details and screens ...

'Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beybladers can build their own powerful spinning tops, add the spirit of the almighty Bit Beasts and enter their creations into fierce battles. Fans can play as their favorite characters and recreate historic Beyblade showdowns. It’s the ultimate Beyblade fantasy — the Super Tournament Battle! Read more to check the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'The Hobbit' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"The Hobbit" is a third-person action/adventure game set in the world of Middle-earth. In the game, you take the persona of Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit who has been unwittingly thrust into an epic adventure. Read more to check out a few new screens ...

PC Review - 'Rhem'

by Tristan on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

"RHEM" thrusts the player into a strange land and on a challenging adventure to uncover the secrets of an enigmatic letter. Featuring mind-bending puzzles, non-linear gameplay, and a mysterious setting, "RHEM" is an exploration-type adventure game with a non-violent story that challenges the mind, not the trigger finger.

Xbox Review - 'MotoGP 2'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MotoGP 2 offers eight different racing modes including: stunt, GP, time trial, training challenges, tag, live, multi-player & single race, customizable bikes and all of the riders from the real 2002 MotoGP class. Players can create custom riders and race them online with up to 16 riders on one track during a single race. All sounds delicious so it was time to take it to the tracks and put this puppy to the test!

'Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-wings, B-wings, speeder bikes, AT-STs, tauntauns. You'll have to master them all to save Luke, Wedge, Han, Chewie and Leia from Darth Vader and his Imperial forces in this return to the classic Star Wars trilogy. All new multiplayer modes include the entire Rogue Leader game in co-op, endurance, capture-the-base and dogfights. Cinematic realism takes you to new heights as you climb out of your cockpit to battle the Empire on foot in this sequel to the best selling Rogue Squadron series.

'Pro Cast Sports Fishing' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get back to nature and experience the primal thrill and the struggle of man versus fish in this comprehensive, bass-fishing, simulation game. Pro Cast Sports Fishing recreates powerful battles with countless schools of bass and the in-depth, angler strategy involved in landing the biggest fish. Become the top angler in tournament fishing, customize your weather and time settings, and earn points to gather valuable fishing tips and to buy the best fishing gear. As you progress, discover a treasure trove of hidden secrets that may lead you to the legendary big mouth bass that has spawned fish tales for years!

'BC' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BC allows the player to employ all his 21st century know-how in a prehistoric context and asks the question: ‘What would you do if you found yourself sent back in time to confront a chaotic natural ecosystem containing some of the most violent creatures that have ever walked the Earth?

'Contract J.A.C.K.' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2003 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Contract Jack is a standalone action experience focused on giving PC action gamers what they want: More action, less stealth, and more robust multiplayer gameplay. Developed by one of the industry's elite developers, Monolith Productions, Contract Jack showcases the award-winning storytelling of Monolith in a new singleplayer campaign, and adds new multiplayer content as well as a suite of mod-making tools.