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'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts has launched a new website for Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy! The site contains a variety of new content such as a new trailer, Character and lightsaber customization movies, music tracks from the game soundtrack, Multiplayer level descriptions, Game FAQ and tons more. Go check it out!

'BattleField 1982: Interstate' - Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battlefield 1982 Interstate' is a car-to-car combat mod for Battlefield 1942 inspired by Interstate '76 and Interstate '82. The Battlefield 1982 Interstate mod offers combat in all manner of vehicles, as well as a full assortment of flattops, mullets, and shoulder pads. Read more for download links ...

'America's Army - Dedicated Linux Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

America's Army: Operations is a squad-based multiplayer first-person shooter that utilizes the Unreal Warfare engine. The update brings your AA game to v1.9 and adds the new combat medic class (and training), a new damage model, new multiplayer missions, new interface, new character models, new anti-cheating measures, and tons more (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Dog's Life ' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Allowing the player to do anything a dog can do – from digging, chasing, fetching, herding, swimming, begging, hunting, marking territory and more (so bring along your poopie scoop!) – Dog's Life provides the opportunity to become your favourite pet! A Sims type game, but with dogs?!?! Just what the doctor ordered! Read more for some new screens ...

'Drome Racers' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 8:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Drome Racers is a multi-terrain racing experience that will leave young speedsters breathless. Players take on the role of Max Axel who has trained intensely for the challenging Drome Championship and wants to take home the trophy. Getting behind the wheel of high-tech cars based on the 2002 LEGO Racers construction toy range, players must face tough Multi-Challenge Races (MCR's). Each race is a seamless set of stages, mixing tracks with realistically stunning city, mountain and canyon environments.

'Battlefield: Pirates' - v0.2 Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (updated for the coming bf1942 v1.45 patch). Can you hold the center long enough to win? A new v0.2 Alpha version has been released with loads of fixes, tweaks and general additions. Read more for details, screens and download links ...

'Karaoke Revolution' (PS2) Features Blockbuster Song List

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America, today revealed the song list featured in the ground-breaking new game, Karaoke Revolution for the Sony PlayStation2. As North America's first-ever interactive karaoke game, Karaoke Revolution uses a headset microphone and proprietary "voice analyzer" technology to measure the player's pitch and rhythm in order to deliver a score. Aspiring pop stars and the "musically challenged" alike will now have a chance to sing the same tunes made popular by some of the biggest names in music.

'Sonic Heroes' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA’s legendary mascot Sonic The Hedgehog makes his historic multi-platform debut and embarks on his biggest adventure ever, with his trademark blazing speed and a new gameplay twist in “Sonic Heroes.” Read more for additional details, the first screens as well as an in game action packed trailer (original was a 300mb .avi, converted for your convenience)...

'Need for Speed Underground' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out the new screens!

'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check these 10 new screens ...

'Killer 7' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 ...

'Project Gotham Racing 2 (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rewarding drivers for focusing on speed and style while still taking risks around every corner, "Project Gotham Racing 2" offers circuit-based racing through highly detailed, photorealistic urban environments. Racers can choose from more than 50 of the hottest cars while learning their way around new and exciting cities, mastering corners, and accelerating through the straightaways before moving to a different venue. Players also can race against up to three friends at once through a multiplayer SystemLink or match up against players online utilizing Xbox Live. Read more for some screens ...

EB Games & Namco Host Midnight Launch For 'Soul Calibur II'

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soul Calibur II is set to make its highly anticipated debut at midnight on Monday, August 25th. The events begin at 10 P.M. with game sales beginning at 12:01 AM Tuesday morning. Crowds of excited video game fans will be lined up to be the first to get their hands on this renowned game. As the first retail outlet in the country to unveil Soul Calibur II, EB Games will feature interactive demos and an exclusive pre-sale at the New York event. Read more for details ...

X²: The Threat - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With over two years of development time going into the project, the team at EGOSOFT have crafted a dynamic, active universe, in which to immerse the player. Tagged as the "21st Century Elite" by PC ZONE, the game has already received vast amounts of coverage; with press overwhelmed by the quality of graphics and depth of game play. If you haven't yet you might want to check the rolling demo, or read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Warrior Kings: Battles' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Empire Interactive are pleased to announce that they have released the demo for their upcoming RTS game, Warrior Kings: Battles for the North American market. The demo features a complete tutorial with 4 missions and it lets you try out the skirmish mode. Read more for details and download links ...

'NHL 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:58 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.Take the ice with NHL 2004. Read more for 50+ new screens ...

'World Cyber Games' Announces USA Winners

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After two days of thrilling competition, the United Cyber Games Association (UCGA) has announced the winners of the Samsung World Cyber Games 2003 USA Tournament. The 17 gamers competed in regional qualifying and semi-final rounds across the country, and won in their respective categories at the Samsung World Cyber Games USA Finals, August 19th and 20th in Irvine, California.

'Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the boots of a U.S. Marine and drive the Imperial Japanese Army from the Pacific in Medal of Honor Pacific Assault from Electronic Arts. Developed by EA Los Angeles, creators of the award-winning Medal of Honor series, Medal of Honor Pacific Assault immerses players in an authentic WWII experience, and will be available for the PC in the winter of 2004 under the EA GAMES brand. Read more for 20+ new screens ...

'Gothic II: Night Of The Raven' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:56 a.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 new screens ...

UbiSoft Europe Signs 'Champions of Norrath: RoE' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it will be the publisher for Champions of Norrath: Realms of EverQuest in PAL territories. Champions of Norrath is developed for the PlayStation2 by Snowblind Studios (the creators of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance) and published in the U.S. by Sony Online Entertainment. The game is expected to launch in Europe in February 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

'MoH: Alied Assault Breakthrough' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As U.S. Army Sergeant John Baker, players join the battle at Kasserine Pass in North Africa, race to capture Messina in Sicily, and finally repel the German army at the historic battle of Monte Battaglia in the heart of Italy. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons, players will fight alone and with squad mates as they rush to stop the Axis powers. Some more screens ...

'VEGA$: Make It Big' - Site Launch

by Thomas on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With VEGA$: Make It Big due for release on 17th October, Empire Interactive have upped the ante and dealt a veritable Royal Flush of information in the form of a VEGA$: Make It Big Official Website.

Whether you're after the low down on the game from the latest news to a game synopsis, a quick look at some in game screen shots, a selection of downloads to let you see the game in action it's all there. Take a virtual tour of already-built resorts, sign up and participate in forums, and you can even put in a pre-order for the game - ensuring it'll turn up on your doorstep at the earliest opportunity. The site will be updated on a regular basis with some great new info and functions - so keep checking back for updates or register to be kept in the know automatically.

'ATV Offroad Fury 2' - THQ Secures The Publishing Rights

by Thomas on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced that it secured publishing rights to ATV Offroad Fury 2 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system for Europe, Australia and other international territories. The game, developed by THQ's Rainbow Studios and owned by Sony Computer Entertainment America, is the second installment in one of the most successful North American PlayStation 2 franchises to date. ATV Offroad Fury 2 is scheduled to release in international territories in September 2003.

'Ultima X: Odyssey' Unveiled - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Origin Systems today announced the development of Ultima X: Odyssey (UXO), a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. We attended the UXO event earlier today and snagged some goodies on our way out the door!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 2:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PC Preview - 'Midnight Nowhere'

by Judy on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In this suspenseful, story-driven adventure you will solve numerous puzzles and battle creatures of the dark to reveal the ultimate mystery. Besides the main character seems to have nearly a limitless supply of witty comments, which luckily makes the game a tad less serious. The mix of humor and violence works very well though, keeping you on the edge of your seat, both laughing and in fright. We recently had a look at an early build ... read more for the result!

PC Review - 'Disciples II: Servants of the Dark'

by GreyOoze on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Released as part of a pair of stand-alone expansion packs for Disciples II, Servants of the Dark incorporates half of the content from the original game, as well as some new features and scenarios. The big question is whether or not this title offers enough new material to justify the purchase. Read this review for the answer.

'Billy Hatcher And The Giant Egg' (NGC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic The Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka and SONICTEAM return with their first all-new platform game since the SEGA Saturn era! Darkness has fallen upon a once-magical land. An evil King who seeks to rule with an everlasting night has captured the creatures that inhabit this realm. Now, a young boy must use the powers of a legendary suit to control special eggs in order to restore light to the land. Read more for some new screens and an ingame footage trailer ...

'Whiptail Interactive' ECTS LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we had the announcement of the 'Whiptail Interactive' ECTS LineUp with the titles that they will be displaying, and now we have the goodies to show you what its all about. Read more to check out screens for :

  • Blade and Sword
  • RC Cars
  • POSTAL 2 Multiplayer
  • Gangland