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'Jade Empire' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that acclaimed RPG developer BioWare is currently developing Jade Empire exclusively for Xbox. BioWare, whose publishing relationship with Microsoft was announced one year ago at the Microsoft press event X02 in New York, has most recently been recognized for the smash hit Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. More information about Jade Empire will be revealed in Japan at the Tokyo Game Show on September 26.

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has released the v1.02 update patch for their freely available Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory multiplayer game. This update adresses various client & server sides issues, introduces the latest punkbuster anti cheat protection and various other tweaks. We now also have the updated v1.02 linux server patch available. Read more for details and download links ...

'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criminals of Gotham City Beware! Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu makes history as the first video game to debut a brand new Batman character, the villain Sin Tzu. Ubi Soft, DC Comics and Warner Bros. have partnered to showcase the talents of renowned comic book artist, Jim Lee, as the creator and character designer for Sin Tzu. Jim Lee is America's best-selling comic book artist of all time and is currently the artist on the monthly DC comic book BATMAN, which is the nation's #1 comic book. Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu will be released for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube and GameBoy Advance. In the meantime njoy some new Xbox screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new Xbox screens & a trailer just rushed in. Check them out!

'Need for Speed Underground' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:46 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!

'SOCOM II: U.S. Navy Seals' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SOCOM II, players don combat threads and tactical prowess as an elite SEAL commander in the solo mode. You bark orders through the accompanying voice-recognizing headset (sold separately), you move in the shadows with pin-drop precision, and you don’t evacuate until every last objective is scratched off the list. Twelve epic, international missions are your theater, spanning the globe from intense urban cities to the thick jungles of South America (thanks Gamer.nl). Read more for some small screens ...

'Spellforce: The Order of Dawn' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In their immeasurable greed and constant thirst for power, the thirteen most powerful Mages of all time doomed the land, hurling it into an endless spiral of chaos and despair. Entire countries were wiped out in the blink of an eye when the devastating power of the Elements was unleashed – Elements summoned by dark rituals. Continents shattered like glass, the pieces strewn about like leaves in the wind. Huge armies, bound by the the power of ancient runes, brought war and destruction to the lands that survived the initial onslaught. All that was left were a few islands, connected by magic portals. Read more for 4 tasty new screens ...

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has asked us to inform all the RtCW fans that a v1.02 update patch for their free multiplayer expansion Enemy Territory is going to be released later today. The new patch will adress several client & server side issues as well as weapon fixes include moving Land Mines and Adrenaline needles to separate weapon banks. Made switching to a weapon after dropping dynamite/satchel/landmines easier. Also added ability for Covert Ops/Engineer to pick up weapons from the opposing team of the same class. Fixed some issues with Air Strike detonation. Fixed XP not being given (and stats being kept) for kills with akimbo pistols. Of course we'll have the patch on our file servers as soon as its available so stay tuned!

LPGA Tour Golfer Natalie Gulbis Joins 'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004'

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time an LPGA golfer will be part of the professional golfer line up in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004 from EA SPORTS with the addition of Natalie Gulbis. Gulbis, from Sacramento, Calif., is in her second year on the LPGA TOUR and became the youngest golfer to qualify for an LPGA tournament at age 14, before Michelle Wie broke that record last year. She also finished second at the California State Women's Amateur in 1997.

'Dungeons & Dragons Heroes' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeons & Dragons Heroes, the highly anticipated Xbox game from Atari, has officially gone gold. The first Dungeons and Dragon's branded product for a next generation console will ship September 23rd, 2003.

'MoH: Allied Assault Breakthrough' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the eagerly anticipated multiplayer demo of Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Breakthrough. This demo sports 2 maps (Anzio and Palermo) featuring the new Liberation mode. Read more for download links ...

Logitech's New Corded Controllers for the PS2 Now Available

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech today announced that its two newly designed corded controllers for the PlayStation2 are now on retail shelves, ready for prime-time action. The Logitech Extreme Action Controller and the Logitech Action Controller (U.S. suggested retail price of $24.95 and $19.95, respectively) are available at retail outlets and at www.logitech.com. European pricing and availability will be announced separately.

Jaleco Entertainment Sponsors US Open 9-Ball

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment, publisher of World Championship Pool 2004, is the official video game sponsor of the 28th Annual U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship. The U.S Open 9-Ball Championship is the longest running, most prestigious and most successful pro-pool tournament in the United States. The event is held annually in Chesapeake, Virginia. This year's event is scheduled for September 15-21 and will be featured on pay-per-view TV throughout October and November. If this is your thing, read more for details ...

'Total Club Manager 2004' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Total Club Manager 2004 will have an impressive 50 leagues including the English Premiership and Nationwide leagues, French League 1&2, Bundesliga 1 & 2, Primera Division 1 & 2 and many more. There are now over 30,000 FIFPro players and more than 25,000 up-and-coming youth and generated players. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 10:45 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 :

  • Kill Switch - Trailer


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

'War Times' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Times is a Real-Time Strategy game that lets players follow the tumultuous era of the Second World War through the actions of Germany, Great Britain, the USA or the USSR; each nation is totally different and uses unique strategies in their attack and defense and all the campaigns are based on real historical events, bringing an unparalleled realism to the fight. Check the new screens...

'LoTR: War Of The Ring' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play the Greatest Story Ever Written . . . The quest to destroy the One Ring continues in the first real-time strategy game based on The Lord of the Rings saga. Massive battles erupt as the peoples of Middle-earth fight for control of Tolkien’s World. Gamers can play as the forces of good and valiantly fight for the One Ring’s destruction or assume command of the forces of evil to claim control over Middle-earth forever. Read more for some new screens ...

'XIII' - Multiplayer Modes & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced details behind the innovative multiplayer modes for XIII, the highly anticipated first-person shooter videogame. XIII will be the first online first-person shooter for the PlayStation2. Additionally, XIII will be online for the Xbox and the PC, and will feature four-way split-screen multiplayer on the Nintendo GameCube. XIII is expected to ship in Fall 2003. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Bloody Waters: Terror from the Deep' (PC/PS2/XB) Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pineapple Interactive today announces their upcoming title Bloody Waters: Terror from the Deep..Bloody Waters: Terror from the Deep is a new third person action adventure game (PC, PS2, Xbox) where you take control of a genetically altered Great White shark. You manage to break free of your captors and in a chain of islands you build up in strength to take your revenge on the scientist who was in charge of doing the experimentation on you. Along the way you discover the 'Cult of the Shark', a people who sypmathise with your cause and who will help you in a non-violent fashion.

'Weird War' - Official Website Launched

by Thomas on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At www.weirdwar.techland.pl players will have a chance to see screenshots and download files related to the game from Techland , as well as read news and info abort the game. Weird War is a cRPG with a very intriguing plot, numerous fascinating locations and a large dose of humor. Nonlinear gameplay combined with exciting quests, various weapons and equipment makes this title very interesting.

'Lula 3D' Stirring It Up This November

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

She’s finally back! In November Lula will be presenting herself to her German and English fans at the Karlsruhe publisher CDV Software Entertainment. After an absence of more than three years, the hot, buxom blonde in Lula 3D will be showing a lot more than her erotic side this time. She’ll also be shooting and fighting her way through exciting 3D levels. Read more for details ...

'Conan: The Dark Axe' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different enviroment and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ...

'XGRA: Extreme-G Racing' Blasts Into Retail

by Thomas on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 8:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pulling more G's and packing more firepower than an F-16, Acclaim Entertainment today announced that it has shipped XGRA: Extreme-G Racing Association for the PS2. The company will release the game for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft on September 16th, and for the Nintendo GameCube in October. Developed by Acclaim Studios Cheltenham, XGRA: Extreme-G Racing Association is the latest installment in the Company's award-winning Extreme-G Racing brand that has sold more than 1.5 million units worldwide. Combining futuristic, high-speed motorcycle racing and combat, XGRA: Extreme-G Racing Association features all new gameplay modes, features, weapons, bikes, controls and unlockable content.

Microsoft Hails 'Half-Life 2'

by Thomas on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ensuring that the long-awaited sequel to one of the industry's most groundbreaking games will not only live up to five years of anticipation, but will also give gaming enthusiasts a reason to fasten their seatbelts in front of their PCs, Microsoft DirectX 9.0 will bring scientist Gordon Freeman and his creeping, shooting alien nemeses back to life - with the vibrant graphics and enhanced gameplay needed for a truly immersive experience - with the release of "Half-Life 2" by Valve Corp.

Buena Vista Co-Publishing

by Thomas on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 4:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced a multi-title Nintendo Game Boy Advance publishing agreement with Disney's Buena Vista Games, Inc., the interactive entertainment arm of The Walt Disney Company's Consumer Products business unit. THQ will publish six games, based on popular Disney movie and TV properties, including Disney's Piglet's BIG Game, Disney's The Lion King, Disney's Brother Bear, Disney's Kim Possible Revenge of Monkey Fist, Disney's Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over and Disney's Lizzie McGuire.

The games will be released over a six-month period beginning with Disney's Piglet's Big Game in fall 2003.

'Unlimited Saga' Comes To PS2 In October

by Thomas on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ATARI and Square Enix are proud to offer fans of the SaGa series a special edition release. The Collector’s Edition is a real tribute to the breathtaking art from SaGa series’ famed illustrator, Tomomi Kobayashi and to the cutting-edge character design of Yusuke Naora, Art Director for the Final Fantasy series and UNLIMITED SAGA.

'UFO: Aftermath' Third Official Chat

by Thomas on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Altar Interactive would like to invite you to third official chat with representatives of developer and publisher of upcoming tactical strategy UFO: Aftermath. Meet with Martin Klima and Robert Hoffmann from ALTAR interactive and with Ondrej Laba from Cenega Publishing and ask them whatever you like to know about the game itself, distribution channels, demo features or our favourite coffee brand! The chat takes time on Thursday, September 11th, at 19 o'clock (GMT +1, CET +0) at EnterTheGame.com.

More info about chat, time zones and using IRC channels can be found here.

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' - Developer Interview

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

In this gritty and darkly humorous 3rd person action adventure, players join the courageous Brotherhood of Steel, whose mission is to maintain peace in the grim post-nuclear world of Fallout. Challenged by hordes of ghouls, mutants and other radioactive nightmares, players utilize a combination of intense combat strategies including melee, ranged weapons and explosives to fulfill their daunting task of defeating the mutant army in hopes of restoring humanity in a nearly unlivable universe. Time to sit down with Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel Producer Chuck Cuevas.

'Chaser' - Updated Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

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

Jowood has released an updated multiplayer demo for their recently released FPS Chaser. The new demo features dedicated Server Support, All Seeing Eye Support, Optimised Network Code and Server Stability and Anti Cheat Code. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News