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

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 11:39 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 ...

'Glass Rose' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 11:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Glass Rose is an upcoming psycho adventure game under development at Capcom in Japan for Gamecube/PS2. The story involves a young reporter Takashi Kagetani (modelled after an, apparently famous, Japanses tv/rockstar) who is investigating an old unsolved police case involving a mass murder, while at the scene of the crime he gets warped back to 1929. In the progress he receives the power to look into people's hearts, revealing their inner thoughts and secrets. Using this power, Takashi has to explore the mystery behind the murders and find a way back to his own time before something big and nasty kills him in the past. Read more for some screens ...

'Dynasty Warriors 4' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation today announced that it has shipped Dynasty WarriorsR4 for the Xbox. Gamers throughout North America can order the game now through most online retailers including ebgames.com, gamestop.com, and toysrus.com.

'Prince Of Persia:Sands Of Time' - Sound Details & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time no detail has been left to chance, from the sophisticated game design, gorgeous graphics, and ability to manipulate time to the incredibly lifelike animations, the groundbreaking fight system, and the compelling storyline. Everything works in concert to create an immersive, thrilling gaming experience. This depth and harmony is also evident in the audio elements of the game. Whether creating a mood, delivering cues and hints to players, maintaining momentum or accentuating the other elements of the universe, the sounds and music that accompany the Prince in his race against time help make Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time the game to beat in 2003. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamespy has word that Troika's D&D RPG Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil has gone gold. Wnen we contacted an Atari spokes person they declined to comment only to say "maybe, maybe not .. you'll know more tomorrow" so it is safe to assume the official announcement will be made tomorrow. The game is scheduled to hit shelves Sept 23. If you haven't yet, read our Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil interview with Troika's Tim Cain.

'Wakeboarding Unleashed' Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 2:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Beenox has revealed their Twister project which is in fact "Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray"! THE one and only amazing Wakeboarding action title is coming for the PC and Macintosh! The title is being ported by Beenox and will be published by Aspyr Media. Read more for some details ...

'Alienware' Launches New Mobile Gaming System

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alienware announced today the launch of the redesigned Area-51m mobile gaming system. The new Area-51m features user upgradeable graphics modules, exclusive magnesium alloy case design, and the most advanced components available. This innovative mobile gaming system reaffirms Alienware’s position at the forefront of the industry and continues its tradition of delivering the ultimate gaming experience.

'Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicles' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

High-tension Battle : The graphic concept of Lineage II is made up assuming that there is a tremendous siege by dozens of charaters which has the most advanced 3D details like those in fighting games. Rampart standing high in the way of surging forces, Plains overlooked by one riding on dragon high in the sky, Archers on the rampart sniping at the coming enemy from far place. These powerful scene will be produced with the latest 3D technology. Read more for some nifty screens ...

'R: Racing Evolution' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco's new R: Racing Evolution is being created by the same team that developed the critically-acclaimed Ridge Racer and MotoGP franchises. The game will be available on all three console platforms and will ship in Q4 2003. Featuring licensed cars, 11 real-world and fantasy tracks, and eight different race types. Some new screens raced in so read more to check them out!

'Commandos 3' - Official Demo Coming Up

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks for Michiel from TAFN for sending us a note about the previously released Commandps 3 demo that supposebly came from a "Spanish" magazine. Eidos has this to say about it "It’s simply an unfinished demo. The one that is out there was not properly tested and was released pre-maturely. We’re working on a proper demo as well as the final game and both are far better than the demo presents. We’re unsure as to when the final demo will be ready as we are very focused on finishing the full version in a timely manor." Guess we'll have to wait and see, but in the meantime you can still download the old demo ...

'MoH AA: Breakthrough' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ Breakthrough for the PC has gone gold and will ship on September 22, 2003. The new expansion pack for the critically acclaimed Medal of Honor Allied Assault takes players from chasing Rommel in North Africa to the heart of Italy in the struggle to breakthrough the fortified lines of the Third Reich.

'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu' - Exclusive Collector's Items

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Batman fans and toy collectors alike have a reason to celebrate! Ubi Soft Entertainment joins with Mattel Inc., DC Comics, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products to commemorate the launch of a new villain in the Batman universe by creating special collector's items exclusively for the Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu videogame. 15,000 copies of Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu Commemorative Edition will include an exclusive Mattel Batman action figure and another 15,000 Commemorative Edition units will include an exclusive Mattel Batgirl action figure. Both will be dressed in classic costumes - Batman in his classic blue and grey costume and Batgirl in classic black and yellow. Read more for details ...

First-Ever 'Yu Yu Hakusho' (GBA) Game Coming To The US

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. announced today that it will ship Yu Yu Hakusho: Spirit Detective for Game Boy Advance this December. Based on the popular TV series, Yu Yu Hakusho airs weekdays on the Cartoon Network's top-rated Toonami Block, and is one of the top-rated animated series for males 9-14. Yu Yu Hakusho is licensed in the United States by FUNimation Productions, the force behind such hits as Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z.

'No Mans Land' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westward Ho! In No Mans Land, the player leads the colonization of the American continent between 1600 und 1900. In three campaigns, divided into 30 diversified missions, the player sees the historical development of this era from the viewpoint of six different ethnic groups: Englishmen, settlers, American patriots, Spaniards and forest- and prairie Indians. Expected to appear in German/UK retail stores on Sept 26th, US stores on Oct 10th. Read more to check out the new screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 10:56 a.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 just rushed in. Check them out!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 10:40 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 :

  • Grand Prix Simulator - Trailer
  • Lula 3D - Trailer
  • Massive Assault - ECTS Trailer
  • Colin McRae Rally 4 - Trailer
  • Hunting Unlimited 2 - Trailer


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

'Drift Racer: Kaido Battle' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios, Inc., today announced Drift Racer: Kaido Battle, a new videogame simulator based on the exciting sport of drift racing coming exclusively to Sony PlayStation2 in February 2004. Read more for details and screens...

'Space Colony' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Colony invites PC pioneers to establish and build cosmic settlements and manage a dysfunctional crew of 20 characters while fighting off alien attacks and attempting to make a profit. There are 24 immersive missions ­ each twist of the plot has its own goal, 'Rescue', 'DNA extraction', 'Eradicate', Tourism', heck even space chickens have their part to play up there! The Space Colony demo allows players to play through three missions and meet six of the 20 wacky space cadets. Read more for download links ...

'Rogue Ops' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Rogue Ops, Kemco exposes the underground world of anti-terrorist operatives. Rocked from normality by an explosion that claimed her daughter and husband, ex-Green Beret Nikki Connors exploits her new role as leading lady to further her personal quest for vengeance. After receiving two years of intense training for the most covert of assignments, she is unleashed upon her nemesis, Omega 19, the most sinister terrorist organization on the globe and a cancerous threat to the free world. Kemco has given Nikki a makeover to make her look more dangerous but still feminine. Read more to check her out, as well as some new action screens ...

THQ Ships 'Rocket Power: Zero Gravity Zone' For GBA

by Thomas on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the release of Rocket Power: Zero Gravity Zone for Game Boy Advance, based on the popular Nickelodeon show. Rocket Power: Zero Gravity Zone is now available at retailers nationwide.

Activision Signs Legendary Comic Book Writer Stan Lee

by Thomas on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision today announced that the company has retained legendary comic book writer Stan Lee as a consultant for the development of future video games based on Marvel characters. Lee will work closely with Activision's studio divisions during the production process and consult on game design, as well as story and character development. Lee, who invented the modern Super Hero when he introduced such popular comic book characters as Spider-Man, the Uncanny X-Men and Fantastic Four, will bring a rare combination of expert character creation and storytelling knowledge to Activision's Marvel- themed video games.

'Hunting Unlimited 2' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HU2 isn't like other hunting games on the market; it features a fast-paced mission style which drops the player into specific scenarios, such as being charged by an angry bear or glassing a hilltop and bringing down three prize trophies of different species. With amazing photo-realistic textures and graphics, ambient sounds and animals, intense and fast-shooting mini-games, mission-based play and tons of weapons and hunting gear, HU2 shows that not all hunting games are alike and brings more fun and excitement to the genre. Read more for details and some screens ...

'RoadKill' Features Unique Wide-Ranging Radio System (PS2/XB/NGC)

by Thomas on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games announced today that a wide-ranging radio system will be implemented in RoadKill, a mission-based, post-apocalyptic combat driving game, which is scheduled to ship in October 2003 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube.

Majesco Announces 'BloodRayne' Movie Deal

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing its strategy of developing cornerstone franchise properties with widespread commercial appeal, Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment software, today announced a deal that will take their popular action/horror video game, BloodRayne to the silver screen. Vierte Boll Kino Beteiligungs-GmbH & Co. KG (Boll KG), the production company responsible for several film adaptations of video games including Alone in the Dark and House of the Dead, has purchased the theatrical film and merchandise rights for the game.

Dreamcatcher Signs 'Pax Romana' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it will publish Pax Romana on PC-CD. Developed by Galiléa, Dreamcatcher Games has exclusive global rights for the title. Pax Romana is an historical strategy game set in ancient Rome, designed by the creators of Europa Universalis. There are two sides to this epic game – political and strategic. The strategic side is very much a battle of cunning and well-planned military tactics, whereas the political side involves the manipulation of senators and generals alike, as politicians seek to gain military and financial power. Read more for details and screens ...

'AquaMark3' Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Massive Development and JoWooD Productions announce the release of their long-awaited benchmark AquaMark3 – The Reality Benchmark for September 15, 3:00 pm GMT. A swatch beat countdown has been set on www.aquamark3.com to indicate the time to go.

'Temple Of Elemental Evil - Developer Interview

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

"Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil" will feature all of the game play aspects from the 3rd Edition D&D rule set including an entire host of feats and skills. The product's traditional turn-based combat engine will allow more effective coordination of the large party configurations possible within the game. For the first time ever, the original Greyhawk campaign setting is brought to life in a computer role-playing game so we thought it was prime time to meet up with Troika Games lead designer Timothy Cain.

Sports Interactive And Eidos To Part Company

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos today announce that they have mutually decided to end their longstanding relationship in relation to the development of the Championship Manager series of computer games. The two companies will work together on Championship Manager: Season 03/04, which will be the last game in the series to be developed by Sports Interactive. The game will be released by Eidos in the fourth quarter of this calendar year.

'Tribes: Vengeance' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tribes: Vengeance's single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of other, interrelated stories that are unfolding behind-the-scenes. In addition, gamers are given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters. Powered by an enhanced version of the Unreal Engine, the world is brought to life with characters that have facial expressions and fully-realized personalities, vehicles that kick up dust as they pass by, and weapons that display spectacular effects. Check out the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GBA Review - 'The Simpsons: Road Rage'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pick up characters standing on the road side and carry them to their destination. Drive to a destination within a time limit. If you reach the destination faster than the customer request, you will get a tip. The faster you are, the bigger the tips are! Train your driving techniques, find shortcuts and every possibility to drive faster and get more tips! Our resident Simpsons fan was all over this game, read more to find out what he thought ...