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'Termite Games' Pulled Under Project3 Umbrella

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 11:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dutch publisher Project Three Interactive today announced that its development studio Termite Games has changed its name to Project Three Interactive Studios AB and is now fully integrated in the Project Three Group. The Swedish outfit became known for its revolutionary new game-engine known as DVA, which was used for the development of the tactical FPS game “NEW WORLD ORDER” for PC, released during winter 2002/spring 2003. Termite kept updating the game and has concluded its work by delivering the very stable and smooth version 1.42 last month (on sale in the UK, France and Germany by the end of August ­ distributed by Bigben Interactive).

Nintendo Christmas Software Lineup

by Thomas on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2003 has been an incredible year for Nintendo so far having launched many amazing games such as The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Metroid Prime on NINTENDO GAMECUBE and Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire on Game Boy Advance. As well as fantastic software Nintendo also launched the stylish new handheld console, the Game Boy Advance SP ... and Nintendo are set to continue this success for Christmas 2003, with a fantastic line up that will appeal to players of all ages... Read more to check out their christmas software line up!

THQ Release Schedule Update

by Thomas on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced changes to its product release schedule. The company's action-adventure title, "Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy," for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system is now expected to ship in North America on November 10, 2003. The title had previously been scheduled to launch in late September. The company also announced plans to publish Sphinx for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in North America concurrent with the November PlayStation 2 and GameCube launch...

In addition, "Warhammer 40,000: Firewarrior," the first online first person shooter for PlayStation 2, will be released on schedule in Europe during the September quarter. However, the PlayStation 2 version is now expected to ship in North America during the third fiscal quarter. The PC versions are also now scheduled to ship in North America and Europe during the third fiscal quarter.

'Deus Ex: Invisible War' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 6:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deus Ex 2 allows players to participate in the telling of a powerful story, rich in mystery, lies and intrigue. In addition to a host of new conspiratorial friends and foes, players can expect encounters with a variety of characters from the original Deus Ex game. And, once again, players visit a variety of real world locations made more exotic by the passage of time. Approximately 20 years after the events depicted in Deus Ex, the world is only beginning to recover from a catastrophic worldwide depression brought on by technology run amok and a secret conspiratorial war. Read more for some new screens ...

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

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 6:32 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 ...

'Time Crisis 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 6:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time Crisis 3 marks the return of Namco's premier light-gun shooting franchise. Compatible with the GUNCON2 light-gun, this fast-paced shooter delivers superior shooting action and supreme excitement. A new weapon select system enables players to chose from 4 weapons (machine gun, hand gun, shotgun and grenade) and optimize their game play strategy. Time Crisis 3 includes the original arcade game as well as console-exclusive game modes. Sniper combat provides intense and lethal sharp-shooting action, sure to be a winning combination for this popular franchise. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' - Play Test Program Expands

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 4:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment and Cyan Worlds, Inc. today announced they have expanded the play test program for the upcoming title, Uru: Ages Beyond Myst for the PC in conjunction with the unveiling of a new community-focused web site, found at the official Uru Live website.

'Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 4:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command the world's most elite, multinational squad of counter-terrorist operatives in their latest mission. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 Mission Pack 1, Team RAINBOW tracks the desperate remnants of a dangerous terrorist organization into exotic regions of the Mediterranean to prevent their agenda of international anarchy and devastation. Check these 10 new screens, as well as a new ingame trailer showing Team Rainbow in action as they battle terrorist in the classic Subway level...

'C&C: Generals' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Almost a year after the initial release of the full product, EA has finally released the demo for their next installment in the C&C franchise, so now we can all try this puppy out! Read more for download links!

'Boktai: The Sun Is In Your Hand' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From renowned producer and game designer Hideo Kojima (MGS2), comes Boktai, the first game to use sunlight to influence gameplay! Boktai follows the adventures of a boy vampire hunter named Django who must overcome traps, defeat enemies, and fight through the deepest parts of dungeons to rid the world of evil. Watch out for the amount of sunlight - Django is stronger by day, while the vampires are stronger by night! Read more for some new screens ...

Encore Signs 'Battle Engine Aquila' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it has signed an exclusive North American agreement with UK-based Lost Toys to publish the PC version of Battle Engine Aquila, a mech combat game with land and air engagement. Under this agreement, Encore is managing sales, distribution and marketing for the game, while Lost Toys is delivering the content. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Enigma:Rising Tide' - Official Website

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher Games today announced that it has launched a brand new website for its latest PC game, Enigma:Rising Tide. The website features new screenshots, movies and all the hard facts about this marine battle simulation. There is also a flash based mini-game focused on the key elements of the game itself. Copies of the Enigma:Rising Tide game are on offer as prizes for the top scorers! On top of all the good news, a new demo is expected tomorrow and will be available on the Worthplaying files page. Read more for details ...

'Jak II: Renegade' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The legendary duo return in Jak II, where Jak has grown into a mature young hero with a cynical attitude and hardened edge. Following the finale of Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak and Daxter investigate a strange energy portal that propels them 500 years into the future where they find themselves in a foreign city. The city, under siege and ruled by the tyrannical Baron Praxis, is surrounded by a dark wasteland on the brink of destruction with menacing Metal Heads destroying the land.

'Alter Echo' (PS2/Xbox) Ship To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that it has shipped Alter Echo for the PlayStation2 as well as Xbox. Alter Echo lets players morph between three combat modes and alter time with an innovative Time Dilation technology. Alter Echo is now available at major retail outlets throughout North America.

EA SPORTS Launches 2nd Annual 'Madden Challenge Tournament'

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 2nd Annual EA SPORTS Madden Challenge, a nationwide 32-city tournament to decide the best player of the world’s top-selling football video game starts Saturday, August 23 in Chicago, Il. The champion from each city will proceed to compete for the prestigious title of Madden Challenge Champion on Madden NFL 2004, which just shipped last week. The stakes this year have been raised with a $50,000 grand prize being awarded to the overall 2003 Madden Challenge Champion. The finals will be held at a location to be determined in Las Vegas, Nevada.

'Republic: The Revolution' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the fall of the mighty Soviet Union, the Republic of Novistrana verges on collapse, and numerous factions struggle for power. Starting with nothing more than a small base of local support, challenge the state and build a nationwide faction powerful enough to oust the President and enforce a new Republic…by any means necessary. The game has gone gold, but is not yet available so time for 5 new screens ...

'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader' Ships to Retail

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games and Interplay announced today Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader has shipped to retail. This original PC role-playing game from award-winning Black Isle Studios, developed by Reflexive Entertainment, provides a unique game-play experience combining the traditional elements of the genre with strong sense of action and adventure. Moving out of the typical high-fantasy world, Lionheart takes place on alternate-reality Earth in which history has diverged from the world resulting in a twist to the conventional RPG experience.

Logitech's 'Extreme 3D Pro Joystick' Now Available

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech is bringing more fun to millions of PC gamers with its new lineup of gaming devices for the PC: the Logitech Extreme 3D Pro joystick, the Logitech Attack 3 joystick, and the Logitech Dual Action Pad gamepad. All three products are now available at the Logitech website and on retail shelves in the U.S. for a suggested retail price of U.S. $39.99, U.S. $24.99 and U.S. $19.99, respectively. European pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.

'Law And Order II: Double Or Nothing' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive has released some new screens for their mystery adventure game, Law And Order II: Double Or Nothing. Read more to check them out ...

'Super Bust A Move: All Stars' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enhanced for Game Cube with upgraded high-resolution graphics, thousands of new puzzle boards, and new characters and animations. You will be able to play through 4 Modes, 1P Puzzle - 1 Player tries to clear a series of puzzles, 1P vs CPU – 1 Player tries to beat the computer, 1P vs 2P – 2 Players battle each other, Time Attack – A times battle between 2 to 4 players. Read more for some new screens ...

'Search And Rescue 4' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Search And Rescue 4' is the latest in the popular civilian helicopter flight series. Its remarkable realism and flair for detail, not to mention the amazing new graphics scenery and interactive animated environment, makes this a unique flight simulation. Continuing the popular Search and Rescue series, SAR4 features improved graphics thanks to the latest-generation Renderware engine and 3 great helos: HH-5A Dauphin, Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King and the BK-117 C-1. Read more for details & screens ...

'Threat Con Delta' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro3D, Inc. today announced a new awe-inspiring title to its 2003 product line-up, Threat Con Delta exclusively for the PlayStation 2. Threat Con Delta is a high-intensity action and strategy shooter with all the elements of a 21st Century war game. Developed by ASK Studios based in Japan, Threat Con Delta is scheduled to hit store shelves in November 2003. Read more for details ...

'Conflict: Desert Storm II' (PS2/NGC/Xbox/PC) - Website & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the massive global success of its award-winning predecessor, SCi Games Ltd is pleased to announce the pan-European release of Conflict: Desert Storm II for PS 2, Xbox, PC on 19th Sept 2003 and GameCube shortly after. Conflict: Desert Storm II focuses on the events of the 1991 Gulf War, and follows the activities of Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones 300 km further behind enemy lines; taking the level of gameplay and realism to new heights, with a story-led campaign across a variety of missions, beginning with an urgent call to rescue a downed UH-60 Black Hawk's crew in a heavily fortified city, and ending with the allied endeavours to liberate Kuwait City. Check out the freshly re-launched website, or read more for screens ...

'Magic: The Gathering Battlegrounds' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just as in the "Magic" card game, in "Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds" players will choose a duelist and up to two of "Magic's" five colors -- red, green, white, blue, and black -- to attempt to reduce their opponent's life to zero. Of course, getting an opponent to zero will not be easy; players will have to utilize lightning reflexes, strategic brilliance and, on occasion, raw power to overcome an enemy. Check these spiffy 18 new screens ...

'Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter' (PC/XB/PS2) Release September 26th

by Thomas on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games International announced today that the PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC CD-ROM versions of its eagerly awaited 3D action title "Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter" will have a simultaneous street date of September 26th 2003.

Xbox Preview - 'Metal Arms: Glitch in the System'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

You are Glitch, the gun-slinging, half-ton menacing bot of Droid City who blasts his way to victory. Found as scrap metal, but transformed into destructive machinery, Glitch is determined to free his people from the evil clutches of General Corrosive and his maniacal army of Mil bots. Unleash a world of pain as you annihilate the General's sinister plan to dominate the world, and salvage the robot race. We took our build for a spin, read more to find out how it went...

PC Review - 'Tropico 2: Pirate Cove'

by Hank on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

As an all-powerful Pirate King, players must manage a seventeenth century band of buccaneers in "Tropico 2: Pirate Cove." To attract the most frightening of history's sea-faring bad boys, Pirate Kings must keep their charges brave and well-supplied between voyages. The island's "yo-ho-ho's" must stay at a feverish pitch in order to keep the King and his buccaneers satisfied with drinking, wenching, gambling, feasting, and the best in pirate accommodations.

'Wings Of Honour' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:19 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. Read more for details and screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Time of Defiance' Global Publishing Deal

by Thomas on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oxygen Interactive, the UK based computer game publisher can today announce that they have signed the highly acclaimed Massively Multiplayer Online Strategy title Time of Defiance in a priority deal with developers Nicely Crafted Entertainment. Oxygen Interactive have acquired the rights for Europe, Australia and New Zealand, in a deal which will see the award nominated title brought to the mass market.

'Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nosferatu is a modern word derived from the Old Slavonic word *nosufur-atu, borrowed from the greek nosophoros, a plague carrier. Nosferatu - The Wrath of Malachi crosses the brooding, creepy and scary atmosphere of the successful survival horror genre (Resident Evil and Silent Hill), with "traditional" first person shooter action, making the game cross genre of FPS and survival horror. Nosferatu is shocking fear, violent action and entertaining FPS game play. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Terror Island' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

“Terror Island” is a survival horror game with an innovative game-play. From the very best atmospheres of Horror movies, you will have to face zombies: G. Romero’s most spectacular gore effects will be there. With an original and surprising narration, rhythm by real-time kinematics, nightmares and reality are overlapping all along the story. You will have to find what happened to the first team , manage and control the panic inside your group and cross the different places you are visiting safely. In the jungle, no one will hear screaming… except the living dead (thanks GenGamers). Read more for some new screens ...

'Top Spin' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Top Spin is the complete tennis experience, that allows gamers to define their own playing style, take risks, pull off world-class tennis shots, argue calls and work the crowd to develop their own unique image on the court. In addition, gamers can train with a coach to master different shots and playing surfaces and work their way up the online rankings to become the best in the world. "Top Spin" offers gamers singles or doubles matches with 16 of the world's top pros. Read more for some screens ...

'Planet Prison' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the depths of space an empire controls a planet of prisoners, enslaved for evil needs.You as a starship captain survive an emergency landing on the planet, and have to find your way home. Lots of different futuristic locations wait to be exploredin real-time street battles against rival gangs. Use a big amount of skills and resources to overcome the evil forces of a mean and powerful empire in single or multiplayer game modes. Load your blasters and sharpen your senses to survive a thrilling tactical strategy game in an apocalyptic world, coming out Xmas '03.

'Monster Hunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Hunter is Capcom's upcoming online action game exclusively for Playstation 2. Monster Hunter supports up to 4 simultaneous players, voice chat support and should be expected somewhere in 2004. In the meantime, read more to check some new screens ...

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

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 12:28 a.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. Read more for some new screens ...

'EverQuest Online Adventures: Frontiers' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest Online Adventures: Frontiers expands the rich, vibrant fantasy world of Norrath with uncharted territories to explore, new items and spells to acquire, fierce creatures to battle, and a new playable race, the Ogres. Frontiers features unlimited adventure across a vast online game world as well as new features for existing players, such as completely redesigned graphics, a new race and class, and higher levels of experience. Take a peek at some of the newest screens ...

'Medal of Honor Breakthrough' - Features & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Allied Assault Breakthrough is the new expansion pack for the award-winning Medal of Honor Allied Assault. Set in the European Theatre of Operations from 1943-1944, Medal of Honor Allied Assault Breakthrough combines eleven single-player levels with nine new multiplayer maps and includes new locations, new weapons, and new soldiers... Read more for features and 11 new screenshots!