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'Ghosthunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the cinematic styling of classic horror films, Ghosthunter combines high production values with solid gameplay, drawing players into a macabre, supernatural universe packed with stealth, exploration and all-out action. Read more to check a batch of new screens ...

'MoH: AA Breakthrough' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:16 p.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. A few more days until the demo will be released, in the meantime some new screens ...

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

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:52 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 ...

'Homeworld 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In addition to the engrossing single player experience, Homeworld 2 allows competition with five other players via a LAN or over the Internet. Homeworld2 also will support mod groups by making the tools to create your own content available via download at www.homeworld2.com. Developed with the RTS community in mind, the game technology includes robust support for mods and high levels of customization. If you haven't grabbed the demo yet, these screens might convince you to do so ...

'The Simpsons Hit & Run' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Simpsons Hit & Run is a mission-based driving game featuring out-of-the-car platform action, the interactive world of Springfield, and the signature humor of the Simpsons. We'll have new screens and clips each week featuring the characters from the game, this week check out Apu. Hit & Run comes out September 16th for the PS2, Xbox and GC. Read more to check out the goodies ...

'Nitro Family' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delphieye, Inc., Korean developer that has two in-house developing team for MMORPG ”Helikia” and PC FPS game “Nitro Family.” “Nitro Family,” a new hardcore First Person Shooter developed by Delphieye, Inc., will be introduced at 2003 E3 game show. Powered by the world-renowned Serious Sam Engine, “Nitro Family” mainly focuses on images of the deepest desires of man like violence, sensuality and beauty, with a pure enjoyment of game. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Battlestar Galactica' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestar Galactica delivers a compelling and immersive space action experience as players move seamlessly between stunning cinematics and epic space battles against the insidious, mechanical power of the Cylons. Fight the insidious Cylons in epic space battles utilizing advanced tactics and an arsenal of weaponry, including the greatest weapon mankind ever conceived — The Battlestar Galactica. Read more to check out some new screens and a cut-scene trailer...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 4:30 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 :

  • SWAT: GST - Trailer
  • Futurama - Trailer
  • Legacy Of Kain: Defiance - Trailer
  • Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg (NGC) - Trailer


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

'Homeworld 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised Vivendi has now released the Homeworld 2 demo. This demo includes looks at both the single- and multi-player campaigns of Homeworld 2, including the tutorial mission, two single-player missions, and two multiplayer missions, which will be playable over both LAN and the GameSpy network. Read more for download links ...

'MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 3:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The stars are coming together for a great cause ­ TO BEAT THE HELL OUT OF EACH OTHER! Gotham Games has released the list of sacrificial celebs who have signed on to lend their likeness to MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch, a new game coming later this year to the PS2, Xbox, PSOne and GameCube. Based on the gore-filled, MTV claymation hit, MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch will feature digitally rendered versions of teeny-boppers, tabloid princesses and other notorious superstars. Read more for some juicy screens...

'Paraworld' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 3:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paraworld combes for the first time ever a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, it brings new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come once more to life, a constant danger to anyone living in the area. Read more for details and screens ...

'Hidden And Dangerous 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The original Hidden & Dangerous was released in 1999 to widespread acclaim, and was the forerunner for the squad-based tactical action game. With sales in excess of one million copies, Hidden & Dangerous established itself as a leading title in the genre. Its creators, Illusion Softworks, have for the last four years been quietly developing and perfecting the sequel. Read more for a few new screens ...

Launch Date for All-Black GBA SP

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The worlds most popular hand held console just became even more “special.” Monaco Corporation announces the release date for the special edition All Blacks Game Boy Advance SP. The Game Boy Advance SP is the second addition to the next generation in hand held consoles from Nintendo, boasting a slick new compact design with flip-top screen and in-built re-chargeable battery. The Game Boy Advance SP also comes with a front light that can be switched on or off, allowing gameplay almost anywhere.

Pre-Order 'XIII' And Get Sneak Peek CD's

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 2:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced the upcoming availability of console demos and CD soundtrack in support of the launch of XIII, its highly anticipated first-person shooter. Demos and CD soundtrack will be available late September. PlayStation2 and Xbox fans can get an exclusive sneak peek at exciting single-player and multi-players levels along with a full length soundtrack produced by San Francisco-based label Future Primitive Sound. The purchase of this two-disc will be applied to the full product when it becomes available. Nintendo GameCube and PC fans can receive the enhanced CD soundtrack by pre-ordering.

San Francisco To Host 'World Cyber Games' 2004

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The World Cyber Games officially announced today that San Francisco will be the WCG Grand Final host city for the year 2004, taking the world’s largest e-sports event to a new level of global excitement and interest. The announcement was made at a press conference in San Francisco City Hall on September 3. Mr. Il-hyung Chang attended the press conference on behalf of Mr. Jong-yong Yun, co-chairman of the World Cyber Games Committee (WCGC), along with Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr., of San Francisco and Mr. Heung-seop Jeong, president of International Cyber Marketing, the worldwide organizer of WCG.

'Sega GT Online' (Xbox) - New Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bringing all the thrills of the most realistic driving game for Xbox online via Xbox Live, "Sega GT Online" will allow up to 12 gamers to put their cars - and their skills - to the ultimate test against thousands of gamers from around the world. The updated online version of the 2002 Xbox hit will include online parts and car trading, more than 40 new cars, and real-time voice chat.

'Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos has released a new patch for their third-person action adventure title Tomb Raider: the Angel of Darkness. This upgrade brings your retail game to v49 and brings a slew of game improvements and much needed bug fixes thanks 3DGamers. Read more for details and download links ...

'Doom3' (Xbox) Developer Confirmed

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. have confirmed that Vicarious Visions is developing DOOM 3 for Xbox, the console version of id Software's highly-anticipated blockbuster title headed to the Xbox. Built on id's revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, DOOM 3 draws players into the most terrifying and riveting 3D gaming experience ever created.

'Chariots of War' - Update Patch & Map Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Chariots of War patch 1.14 with map pack is now available to download. The official patch includes an installer in five languages (English, French, German, Italian & Spanish) and adds a slew of new features, tweaks, bug fixes and a few new maps. Read more for download links ...

'Agon' - First Episode Released

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Private Moon Studios is proud to announce the release of the first episode of AGON, the London scene. The true adventure game that comes in fourteen downloadable episodes over a period of two years starts in the British Museum, London. The first episode was released on 3 September, and can be downloaded from the official Agon website. For those who have purchased the first episode, the website provides additional entertainment. Between episodes numerous documents will be published in the Illustrated Agon Club that follow Professor Hunt's journey in real time, and provide details about a rich background story. Users who carefully delve into these documents may realise that there are more layers to the game, and may come to different conclusions at the end of the fourteen episodes. The Club will be refreshed weekly over the next two years.

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' (Xbox) Coming in December

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon action-adventure video game will for available for the Xbox in December 2003. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is Developed by Genki Co., Ltd. under license from Sony Pictures Consumer Products and based on Sony Pictures Classics’ Academy Award winning movie. Read more for details and check out some new trailers...

Sony Ericsson Announces Entertainment Package

by Thomas on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Ericsson today announced innovative, fun products to go with their mobile phones. The Gameboard EGB-10 is an attachable game controller, which gives a true console-style feeling to playing mobile games. The Bluetooth CAR-100 is a small racecar that can be controlled with a Sony Ericsson mobile phone, a great example of the variety of ways in which Bluetooth wireless technology can be used.

'Chrome' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Italian publisher Cidiverte has released an English demo for Techland's upcoming sci-fi shooter Chrome. The demo features a tutorial and one full level (thanks Tiscali). Read more for download links ...

'Knights of Honor' - Info & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Sea Studios has revealed some details on the menus and harbors that will features in their upcoming medieval RTS Knights of Honor. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne' Coming In October

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games' products planned for release in the fourth quarter include the launch of Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne, the sequel to the hit franchise that has sold over 4 million units since its debut in 2001. The title will launch on PC, and will be in stores in North America on October 15th, with PlayStation2 and Xbox versions planned for release in the first quarter.

'Hidden And Dangerous 2' - Official Website Launch

by Thomas on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gathering, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and critically acclaimed software developer Illusion Softworks, today announced the launch of the Hidden & Dangerous 2 website. All the latest in-game movies, exclusive screenshots, game FAQ's and more are now. The game, invading stores this October for the PC, is the highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed World War II tactical strategy game.

'Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars appeals to both RTS and RPG players searching for a new experience in already known genres. The multiplayer provides new strategic gameplay tuned towards the traditional RTS players. It is easy to start playing the game but there are a lot of new options to explore. Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars continues the traditions of the award winning Celtic Kings: Rage of War and will be exploring the three Punic wars between Rome and Carthage in the period 264BC – 146BC which includes the famous campaigns of Hannibal and Scipio Africanus.

'GTA 3' & 'GTA: Vice City' Coming As Double Pack For XB/PS2

by Thomas on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software announced today that it plans to ship the award-winning Grand Theft Auto 3 and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City as a "double pack" for both the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. The Grand Theft Auto "double pack" is set to hit shelves in North America on October 22, 2003 for PlayStation2 and on November 4, 2003 for Xbox.

TDK To Be Acquired By Take-Two Interactive

by Thomas on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software and TDK Mediactive announced an agreement today pursuant to which Take-Two will acquire all shares of outstanding common stock of TDK Mediactive. Under the terms of the agreement, Take-Two will purchase TDK Mediactive for approximately $22.7 million, consisting of (1) $0.55 per share for each of the 23,005,885 shares outstanding (approximately $12.6 million); (2) purchase of debt of approximately $9.9 million ($1.9 million in cash and $8 million in restricted shares of common stock of Take-Two, or approximately 270,000 shares); and (3) approximately $0.2 million to retire outstanding stock options.

'Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure' Grids Onto Stores

by Thomas on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision and Disney Interactive, a publishing label of Buena Vista Games announced today that Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure video game is available at retail stores nationwide. The game gives skateboarding a magical new twist. For the first time ever, kids can skate as their favorite characters from the imaginative worlds of Walt Disney Pictures' presentation of a Pixar Animation Studios' film "Toy Story 2," Disney's "Tarzan" and "The Lion King." Powered by the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 engine technology, the game includes a Create-A-Skater option where players can customize a youthful skater's "look" by selecting clothing and accessories. Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure is rated "E" ("Everyone" -- content suitable for persons ages 6 and older) by the ESRB and is available now for a suggested price of $39.99 on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube and for $29.99 on the Game Boy Advance.

EA Ships 'Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII'

by Thomas on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced that Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII, the latest expansion pack for the award-winning Battlefield 1942 PC game series under the EA GAMES brand, is available in stores today. From cutting edge weapons to secret forces and clandestine locations, Secret Weapons of WWII will add a new level of drama and excitement to the Battlefield 1942 experience.

'Scrapland' - Renewed Website

by Thomas on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MERCURYSTEAM Entertainment has today launched a totally renewed website to promote its curret action game in development SCRAPLAND. The new flash site contains details regarding the game's storyline and key features as well as a wealth of screenshots, artwork, wallpapers and a weighty section about the characters with videos, the models, their gunships and much more. It also hosts a section ready to put up community resources. The site can be found here or read more to check out some screens ...

'Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This At Home' (PS2/XB) Site Launch

by Thomas on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Backyard Wrestling places you in the role of an aspiring wrestler. You must be prepared to endure extreme amounts of pain and take incredible risks in order to move one step closer to the BYW title and ultimately be crowned 'The King of Hardcore'. But the road to glory is long and dangerous. Dozens of weapons including thumbtacks, barbed wire, light bulbs, baseball bats, tables, trash cans, and stop signs are at your disposal to help re-arrange the faces of new challengers... Now has its own website, which it probably is OK to try at home.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Wings Of Honour' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 1:01 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 ...

Xbox Review - 'Freaky Flyers'

by Jordan Van Nest on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Freaky Flyers drops players into the cockpit with the most unique and engaging cast of characters to ever explore, adventure, stunt fly and dogfight in the videogame skies. Intertwining stories and engaging aerial combat add to the excitement throughout completely open and interactive 3-D world environments. Adding to the intensity is multiplayer action that allows gamers to do battle head-to-head in aerial racing combat.