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'Syberia II' To Feature Music By Inon Zur

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Inon Zur, the award-winning composer whose game credits include SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALS, Icewind Dale II, Baldur’s Gate II: Throne Of Bhaal and Champions Of Norrath: Realms Of EverQuest (upcoming Spring 2004), has composed the music soundtrack for Microid’s SYBERIA II, the highly anticipated sequel to the acclaimed adventure game.

'LMA Manager 2004' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 7:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LMA Manager 2004, coming to PlayStation 2 and Xbox in March, guarantees to have the most up to date stats of any football game with the complete 03/04 season data including all the latest signings and big name transfers when the January transfer window closes. Perfect for management aficionados and all football gamers who want to lead their team, LMA Manager 2004 is hugely rewarding in play and delivers the full challenge of being a great manager, complete with all the highs, lows, pressure and, if you get it right, success. Read more for some new screens ...

'Dark Horizons: Lore' - Beta Now Open

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 6:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With the highly anticipated release of MaxGaming Technologies’ Dark Horizons: Lore later this quarter, GarageGames is proud to announce the Open Beta Program during its critical testing phase. Dark Horizons: Lore is a fast action FPS style mecha game where the player’s stats will affect the outcome of the war and ultimately write the history of the Dark Horizons universe. This “backend” method of stat tracking will be the next element to be stress tested by the development team. Read more for details and activation code...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 5:05 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Seven Samurai 20xx - Trailer
  • Cyclone Circus - Trailer
  • Delta Force - Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre - Trailer
  • The Guy Game - Trailer
  • Alias - Trailer


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

'MoH Allied Assault: War Chest' Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 3:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today some outlets reports that EBGames had a "mysterious" listing of a new Medal Of Honor titleby the name of 'MoH Allied Assault: War Chest.' We can now confirm that this is true but as the product title already hints at, this is merely a MoH bundle, not any type of new expansion pack. Medal of Honor Allied Assault War Chest includes the original Medal of Honor Allied Assault and both the Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead and Medal of Honor Allied Assault Breakthrough expansion packs. Additionally it will also include three extensive on-disc strategy guides covering every mission as well as the soundtrack from the upcoming PC title Medal of Honor Pacific Assault and exclusive Valor in History interviews with real WWII Veterans. Expected in stores March 2nd, Gamestop has this listed for $39.99

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 1:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced next-generation weaponry and equipment. Check these new screens...

'Magic: the Gathering - Battlegrounds' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a new patch for Secret Level's card-based 3D action strategy game Magic: the Gathering - Battlegrounds. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.4 but no details as to what it addresses are available at this point. Read more for download links ...

'World Championship Rugby' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World Championship Rugby for the PS2, Xbox and PC is being developed by Swordfish Studios, one of the UK's respected independent game development studios. Hard-hitting bone-crunching, high-impact arcade rugby from the developers of Jonah Lomu Rugby is set to kick the competition into touch in March 2004. Read more for new screens ...

'Chaos-League' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 12:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

French developer Cyanide Stuiods (known for various manager games such as the Cycling Manager series) today announced that they are working on a totally new product, Chaos-League. While details on the new title are limited, they revealed that the upcoming futuristic American football/RTS game is inspired by Games Workshop's (also known for Warhammer 40000) popular tabletop game Blood Bowl. The game is expected April/May 2004, published by Focus. Read more to check out the first few screens ...

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that introduced stealth gameplay is back. Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox and PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Painkiller' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Painkiller is a nickname of a pretty unusual mercenary, who is dealing with supernatural. There are places on Earth where demons and other evil creatures have their nests: abandoned prisons, private castles, deep caves in the mountains. "Cleaning" those places is good money, and our hero needs a lot of it, since he loves living the life to its fullest. One day he gets what seems to be a pretty simple job: to retrieve a religious artifact from one of the nests. When after a furious battle he realizes he might have been tricked into the war between two competing clans of the undead, he tries to play his own cards.

'Savage Eden' - Free Play For All

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The series of massive Savage Eden events in the upcoming months has brought much excitement to the player community. In addition, to share the bashing and thrashing with the rest of the gaming world, Lady GM, the Savage Eden gamemaster has granted free play for everyone. These events are a great opportunity for new players to quickly earn resources that can enhance their gameplay, boost experience levels, and strengthen involvement in the community. The iEN team will also take this time to make additional refinements to the game.

'Malice' & 'Powerdrome' (PS2/Xbox) Find Publisher

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Argonaut Games PLC today confirmed that the new publisher, Evolved Games will publish the eagerly awaited Malice and Powerdrome in Europe and other PAL territories. Additionally, the company also confirmed that both titles will be published in North America by Bethesda Softworks LLC a subsidiary of ZeniMax Media Inc.

'Colin McRae Rally 04' (Xbox) Coming In March - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that its internationally acclaimed rally game, Colin McRae Rally 04, is coming to the U.S. for the Xbox. The title will be available this March at a special suggested retail price of $19.99. We also have a fresh batch of awesome looking screens from the PC version...

'Singles' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Singles", developed by German development team ROTOBEE, lets player's control the lives of Linda and Mike, two very different people, apartment sharing in a busy European city. How they interact and get on is totally up to the player. Expected in stores somewhere Q1 2004. Read more for details & screens (explicit material/sexual content) ...

'Massive Assault' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net releases a totally new campaign for its turn-based strategy game Massive Assault. This "Ice Storm" campaign is set on Antarcticus and players will have to act as a Phantom League's Commander set to clear the planet from Free Nations Union forces. Read more for download links ...

'Codename: Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Check these new screens...

'Hitman: Contracts' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspenseful missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect hit and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases Hitman's 'work' in brutal detail and brings new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen. Hitman: Contracts is being developed by Io Interactive and will be available for PS2, Xbox, and PC in spring 2004.

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 4:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage. Read more for some new screens...

'Space Invaders' (PS2/PC) Are Back! - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 4:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire today announced that it has signed the rights to publish a special anniversary edition of Space Invaders for PlayStation 2 in Europe and North America, for its early 2004 line up. In addition to this, Empire has also signed worldwide rights to publish Space Invaders '95 for PC CD-ROM later in the year. Read more for details and screens ...

'Bad Boys II' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bad Boys II will be a full on all action first/third person shooter with you playing both characters depending on where you are in the plot. Mike is the hard man who you will control whenever something is going down that needs a gun to do the talking. Marcus will jump into play when things need to be a bit subtler and stealth is required to move the investigation forward. Read more for some new screens ...

'Delta Force BHD & Team Sabre' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 3:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the Black Hawk Down expansion pack Team Sabre arriving in stores this week, Novalogic has released an update patch for the original Black Hawk Down, as well as the Team Sabre expansion pack. This update brings your retail game v1.5.0.5 and adresses a few cheat glitches, adds new lobby code, and various gameplay and balancing tweaks. Read more for details list and download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 2:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Obscure' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 2:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Obscure is Hydravision Entertainment's upcoming survival horror game where all the action centres around a group of three students, trapped in an eerie school, where the teachers have been performing obscene experiments on their classmates. Read more for some new screens ...

'Juiced' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 2:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Getting under the hood and into the very heart of street racing, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive global publishing agreement with Juice Games for their next-generation racing game, Juiced due this Autumn. Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. Read more for details and screens ...

Ex-Blizzard People Form 'Ready At Dawn Studios'

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 2:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ex-Senior members of critically acclaimed developers Naughty Dog and Blizzard Entertainment announced today the formation of their new console game development company, Ready At Dawn Studios. Ready At Dawn Studios has been founded by Didier Malenfant, former senior programmer at Naughty Dog, Andrea Pessino and Ru Weerasuriya, respectively former senior software engineer and senior artist at Blizzard Entertainment. Together, the management team for Ready At Dawn Studios represents over 35 years of game development experience.

GameCube Review - 'Beyond Good & Evil'

by Agustin on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 2:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the dark secrets behind these alien invasions and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds.

PS2 Review - 'Looney Tunes: Back In Action'

by Geson Hatchett on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Players of Looney Tunes: Back In Action will be able to switch off playing either Bugs or Daffy on a scavenger hunt adventure around the world through several themed levels inspired by the film's diverse and wild locations. The action of the game lies in the chases and constant racing from level to level, as players try to pick up gizmos and clues in their search for the Blue Monkey Diamond.