'StarCraft: Ghost' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 7:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

StarCraft: Ghost is Blizzard Entertainment’s upcoming tactical-action console game that refines the epic experience of StarCraft to the level of the individual soldier. Engage the StarCraft universe face-to-face as a deadly Ghost operative in the employ of the Dominion. With the help of determined allies, follow story-driven missions that take you from massive planetary battles through dangerous solo operations to an unexpected turn of events that leaves the fate of the universe in your hands. Njoy 10 new screens!

'Battlefield Command: Europe at War 1939 - 1945' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 7:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take command of a wide range of military units in some of WWII's most significant battles in this groundbreaking Tactical RTS. The game's epic visual style redefines the standard for real-time strategy titles; whilst the outcome of the player's commands are experienced through depth of detail and stunning cutting edge graphics. An incredibly detailed game, Battlefield Command, will cover WWII's major European battles from the invasion of Poland and France in 1939-40, through the war on the Eastern front, and the fall of Germany in 1945. You got to check these sweet screens!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 3:12 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 :

  • Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes- Trailer
  • Resident Evil 4 - Trailer
  • Trainz Railroad Simulation 2004 - Trailer
  • Commandos 3 - 'Spy' Trailer
  • Unreal Tournament 2004 - Trailer


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

Konami Announces 'Suikoden IV' (PS2)

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Tokyo Game Show in Japan today, Konami of America Inc., announced that Suikoden IV, the newest installment in the popular role-playing game (RPG) series, will be released in the U.S. for PS2 in Fall 2004. Hailed as one of the greatest RPGs ever made, the series is renowned for its depth of gameplay, immersive storytelling and expansive fantasy world. The Suikoden series first appeared seven years ago on the PlayStation, followed by Suikoden II in 1999. Last year, Konami released the critically acclaimed Suikoden III for PS2.

'Fair Strike' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buka has now released the official demo (after the previously leaked E3 demo) for their upcoming helicopter game Fair Strike. This demo contains three missions (Invasion, Seasonable Aid, and River Convoy) from the first two campaigns, and lets you fly the Ka-50 Hokum and AH-64a Apache. It also sports a 4 player (LAN only) deathmatch multiplayer map 'DM Carribean fourth'. Read more for download links ...

'Interplay' Terminates 'Vivendi Universal Games'

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After yesterdays news about Interplay sueing Vivendi, this is not really a surprise. Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today it has terminated its distribution agreement with Vivendi Universal Games.

'Battlefield 1942' - Update Patch Info

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has posted new information on the upcoming Battlefield 1942 v1.5 patch. This patch is primarily a content upgrade which modifies the Japanese and US forces in the Pacific Theater. It also introduces a new map for the Pacific. This patch also includes a fix for the CD-Swapping issue introduced with 1.45. No release date is mentioned though. Read more for a detailed list ...

'City of Heroes' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 12:31 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.

'Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon is a skillfully-woven global adventure and a landmark in interactive story-telling. George and Nico return in this epic adventure as they fight through the steaming jungles of Congo, eerie castles in Prague, the chic back-streets of Paris and the historic village of Glastonbury – amongst many other locations - to unravel the secrets of the Sleeping Dragon and save mankind from the threat of a global catastrophe. Read more for some new screens ...

'Dark Age of Camelot: Trials of Atlantis' Begins Beta Testing!

by Thomas on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game 'Dark Age of Camelot,' announced today that the game's latest expansion pack, 'Trials of Atlantis,' has entered 'Beta 3,' the first large-scale beta test. This expansion pack to the winner of Online Game of the Year from Computer Games Magazine and Computer Gaming World introduces a slew of graphical upgrades to behold, a newly revealed half-submerged continent to explore and a series of epic trials to complete.

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more for screens and the first in game action packed trailer....

'Riftrunner' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian Studios upcoming RPG Riftrunner is based on the award winning fantasy universe first introduced in Divine Divinity. Riftrunner is set to capture the imagination of RPG players yet again, and provides a strong stepping stone for the planned extension of the Divinity World. Read more for some screens ...

'Lowrider' (PS2) Gets Funky Music

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The gamers will be bumping and grinding in the upcoming rhythm-action video game Lowrider as the hip-hop hit "Get Low" is featured on the game's soundtrack, video game publisher Jaleco Entertainment announced.

'Law & Order II: Double or Nothing' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive has released a playable demo for its highly anticipated title, Law & Order II: Double or Nothing. The demo gives players a first taste of the new game, including exploration of the investigation and trial proceedings. Additionally, the demo contains several areas where players can directly link to the game’s website where they can order the game. Read more for download links ...

'TrackMania' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks ! Read more for details and screens ...

SEGA Announces 'Nightshade' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced that "Nightshade" is the official name for the upcoming PS2 title formerly known as "Kunoichi" (it remains "Kunoichi" in Japan) as well as the release of new screenshots. Players take on the role of the sexy and dangerous female ninja Hibana as she battles legions of demonic foes with unlimited combo attacks and powerful ninja magic. Developed by SEGA's Overworks studio, "Nightshade" is slated to be released in early Q1 04. Read more for details and screens ...

'Crash Nitro Kart' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crash Nitro Kart, Crash will hit the track in his fastest-paced adventure yet! Kidnapped by the ruthless Emperor Velo and forced to race in his galactic coliseum, Crash must speed his way to victory in order to save Earth from destruction... but it won't be easy, as he must compete against foes both old and new before a final showdown with Velo himself! Read more for some new screens ...

'Chicago 1930' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chicago, 1930-Prohibition The Mafia rules the city. A special police task force is formed to take down his gang. This squad is managed by two cops. An open war breaks out throughout the city of Chicago. Now it’s your turn to choose your side! Read more to check out four new screens ...

'Wings of Honour' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CITY Interactive has released the official demo for heir upcoming World War I combat flight simulation Wings of Honour. This demo features the first mission from the Career mode allowing you to fly around in a Sopwith Camel. Read more for download links ...

'Kingdom Hearts II' - Coming To GBA

by Thomas on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games and Square Enix Co., Ltd. announced today that they are to join forces again to develop two sequel titles to KINGDOM HEARTS, which was released worldwide in 2002 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. The sequels include KINGDOM HEARTS -CHAIN OF MEMORIES- for Game Boy Advance and KINGDOM HEARTS II for the PlayStation 2.

'Painkiller' - Multiplayer Test

by Thomas on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it is accepting applications for its Painkiller Multiplayer Test (PC). This is not a Demo, but a closed beta to stress test the netcode and playtest maps. Interested gamers should fill out the Painkiller application form. The company will be selecting a team of 200 from the applicants over the next few weeks, and will notify the chosen recipients by email. The testing itself will take place in Mid-October.

'Spyro Adventure' (GBA) Character Biographies

by Thomas on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 6:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this platform action/adventure game, Spyro and his friends have inadvertently torn a hole in the fabric of space between the Rhynoc and Dragon Realms. At the command of the elusive Ripto, droves of Rhynocs are now pouring into the Dragon Realms. Spyro must help close the hole quickly before the portal and Ripto's ego grow too large and the two realms fuse together permanently... A set of character biographies. We'll know AI has really moved on when we start to receive character autobiographies. Check it out below!

'Red Ninja: End of Honor' (XB/PS2) Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We earlier posted up some information and screens regarding this new title and today Vivendi Universal Games announced the development of Red Ninja: End of Honor for the Sony PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Red Ninja: End of Honor is an action-adventure title, developed by Tranji, a new studio formed by the Japanese developers New Corporation and Opus, which will feature a variety of innovative game-play features blending action, adventure, stealth, seduction and fighting. These elements have been placed in a historical Japanese environment with an event-driven story written by famed Japanese feature film director, Shinsuke Sato.

Nintendo Pinning Hopes On Simpler Games To Attract Users

by Thomas on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 6:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The president of the Japanese software game maker, Satoru Iwata, said Friday that game consoles equipped with super-large chips and ever more functions may not be the answer for the future of the struggling games industry. Instead, easy-to-play games requiring no prior knowledge may be a better way to attract potential users, Iwata said, referring to Nintendo's surprise hit series of Pokemon software including "Pokemon Ruby" and "Pokemon Sapphire."

EA Secures Exclusive Rights To NASCAR Game Development (ALL)

by Thomas on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced an exclusive relationship with NASCAR for worldwide rights to develop, publish and distribute NASCAR-branded interactive racing games through 2009. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. This agreement allows EA to create interactive games on a number of gaming platforms, including consoles and PCs, using NASCAR properties. EA's NASCAR Thunder 2004 video game features over 65 drivers including Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and Jeff Gordon, as well as 23 official tracks and 175 cars of the NASCAR Winston Cup Series and NASCAR Busch Series.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PC Preview - 'War Times'

by GreyOoze on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

War Times takes real time strategy to a new level as you follow the tumultuous era of the 2nd World War through Germany, Great Britain, the USA and the USSR. You can play up each nation’s unique strategies in their attack and defense as you trudge through Europe’s war zones. All campaigns are based on historical events – bringing an unparalleled realism to the fight! What does this soon to be released real time strategy game set in World War II have to offer the genre? We received a fairly advanced beta of the game to see for ourselves.

Xbox Review - 'Syberia'

by Jordan Van Nest on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The owner of the factory, Anna Voralberg, has just died. The heir to the factory, Anna's brother, Hans, who is a genius inventor, has been missing for decades, lost somewhere between the Alps and Syberia. Kate must find this enigmatic man to finalize the deal, but in her journey from the West to the East, she will progressively discover and understand the reasons which have made Hans leave his family and never return.