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'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey (UXO), is 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. Some more screens goodness ...

'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence... Check out a new screenshot below!

'Atari Gamer Day' Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari had their annual gamer day last week where they presented their lineup of upcoming titles. Today we have screens for most of those products, such as:

  • Civilization 3: Conquests (PC)
  • Unreal Tournament 2004 (PC)
  • T3: War Of The Machines (PC)
  • Once Upon A Knight (PC)
  • Hordes of the Underdark (PC)
  • Gothic II (PC)
  • Temple Of Elemental Evil (PC)
  • Dead Man's Hand (Xbox)
  • DragonBall Z: Budokai 2 (PS2)
  • Shadow Ops: Red Mercury

Sony Online Launches 'EverQuest: Evolution'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced today that EverQuest: Evolution, an affordable, all-inclusive collection that offers the original game as well as the five current expansion packs, The Ruins of Kunark, The Scars of Velious, The Shadows of Luclin, The Planes of Power and The Legacy of Ykesha is available in stores everywhere for the suggested retail price of $29.99.

'Street Racing Syndicate' (NGC/PS2/XBox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Street Racing Syndicate captures all the competition, lifestyle, and action of real illegal and underground street racing. Nights filled with high-risk, nitrous-injected, illegal racing on real city streets. Money and respect always on the line. Cops lurking behind every sharp turn. Customizing cars with authentic parts, cool paint, and anything else bought or won. From hot cars with lifelike physics and damage, to beautiful models picked from the pages of today's top import magazines, to booming bass, big bets, and illegal and sanctioned events, Street Racing Syndicate is the first game ever to deliver the real world of street racing.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:05 p.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 :

  • Mythica - Trailer
  • Commandos 3: Destination Berlin - Trailer
  • Hegemonia: the Solon Heritage - Trailer
  • Knights of the Temple - Trailer
  • Street Legal Racing: Redline - Trailer
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy - Trailer
  • Terminator 3: War of the Machines - Trailer


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

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time.

Logitech Achieves 'Force Feedback Racing Wheels' Milestone

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech today announced that it has sold more than one million force feedback wheels worldwide since the original Logitech Formula Force GP rolled off the production line in September 1998. Logitech has now brought to market eight force feedback-enabled wheels across the PC, PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube gaming platforms, and was the first company to introduce a force feedback wheel for any console.

'Homeworld 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Homeworld2, the sequel to 1999's award-winning, space-based real-time strategy game, Homeworld, has gone gold and will ship to North American retailers September 16, 2003. Homeworld 2, the sequel to one of 1999's highly acclaimed RTS games, returns players to the helm of the most powerful space armada in the universe as they battle to keep their home. The highly-anticipated follow up title includes multiplayer competition for up to five other players, in addition to an engrossing single player saga, and features startling space effects like dust gas clouds, wispy nebulae, and ghostly derelict hulks of space ships rendered with spectacular Hollywood-style special effects.

'Enigma: Rising Tide' Now In Stores

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that Enigma: Rising Tide is available in stores on PC in North America. Enigma: Rising Tide is a groundbreaking game that melds cinematic pacing with immersive graphics, to produce the world's first alternate history, naval warfare simulation.

'Weird War' Unveiled - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Polish developer and publisher Techland today announces plans for Weird War. Weird War is a classic RPG with loads of action and is set during the Second World War. It's a game brimming with adventures and humor but also with many battles (thanks Blues). Read more for some details and screens ...

'Chrome' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland announced today that the worldwide version of Chrome goes gold. Chrome is a tactical FPP shooter taking place in distant future. Colonization of a newly discovered planetary system is the background for the game. Chrome offers photorealistic graphics depicting vast, forested terrain and unique playability based on the implant system, vehicles, and freedom of the player during the missions. To find out more about Chrome, please visit www.chromethegame.com or the Techland exhibitions at GC Games Convention in Leipzig/Germany between 21 and 24 of August 2003 or at the upcoming ECTS in London. No specific shipping date was announced, although several retailers have it listed for mid-september. In the meantime, you can check our Chrome preview!
UPDATE : Strategy First send out word that this does NOT count for the North American version

Namco Takes Control of the Wheel with 'Street Racing Syndicate'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Further strengthening its racing games legacy, Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that it has purchased Street Racing Syndicate (SRS) out of video game publisher 3DO's bankruptcy court proceedings. Currently in development at UK-based studio, Eutechnyx Ltd., Street Racing Syndicate puts players behind the wheel in the fast-paced world of underground motorsports. Under Namco's new charge, the title will release in Q3 2004 on the next generation game consoles.

'Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition' (GBA) Ships

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition, the Game Boy Advance sequel to Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, has shipped. From Midway's best-selling Mortal Kombat franchise comes Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition, an exclusive videogame for the Game Boy Advance, delivering multi-link play and "karnage" that offers Mortal Kombat's infamous brutality. New bloodthirsty partnership opportunities for the Game Boy Advance will allow up to four players to battle in tournaments and tag team play.

'Massive Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Massive Assault is Wargaming.net's upcoming 3D global domination strategy game. Take the command of "Axis-of-Good" forces and defeat the secret alliance of "Shadow Clique" on one of 6 distant planets. The rebels decided to seize the power on Earth by first conquering the space colonies, which provide vital energy resources to A.O.G. The war for global domination will unroll on continents, at sea and in the air. Lead your divisions, fleets and air squadrons against those, who dared threaten our freedom and democracy! Wargaming was so nice to send us some new screens showing off the new graphics and effects.

Akella Announces 'Alice’s Space Adventure'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella announces the development of a new game, “Alice’s Space Adventure”. Akella, well known as the leading naval games developer, is pushing it’s own boundaries by working in an entirely different genre. Alice’s Space Adventures is an all new arcade game for children in a classic animation style. Joined by Alice, her father-scientist, the melancholy space ship captain, the good-natured and funny monster and Talker the bird, you’ll visit the future, different planets within our galaxy, deep space, pirate caves and will puzzle out some difficult detective stories. Read more for details ...

PC/Xbox Preview - 'Armed And Dangerous'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less! We had the chance to check out an early build, read more for the result ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PS2 Review - 'Madden NFL Football 2004'

by Hank on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In its 14th year and with over 28 million copies sold, Madden NFL Football once again proves its status as the undisputed leader in authentic NFL football simulation. With a primary focus on in-game graphics, incredible depth, visual presentation, and tournament tested gameplay, this season Madden NFL 2004 continues to demonstrate why it's the definitive interactive sports gaming experience.