Developed by Irrational Games, SWAT 4 allows players to take control of a squad of up to five police officers tasked with performing dangerous operations such as high-risk arrests, hostage rescue and counter-terrorism. Read more for details and some new screens.
Today's Big Story
Captured, conveniently forgotten, tortured, and left for dead, MI6 agent Andrew Sterling awaits execution in a Chinese prison. The story begins when a mysterious friend from his past rescues him, setting off a chain of events that could rock the very foundations of global security and wreak chaos on a worldwide level.
Techland has announced the release of its new product - Chrome: SpecForce. The game will be a futuristic tactical shooter with a plot connected to already known Chrome. Game development has been underway for some time now, but all that is known so far is that the game will be using a modernized Chrome Engine. More to follow ...
The latest version of Gran Turismo 4 further demonstrates its mission to provide the most authentic driving simulation available in the marketplace. New features will extend above and beyond just pure automotive racing, providing a unique destination for automotive and PS2 enthusiasts to enjoy car culture in every dimension. So many screens, so little time ...
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 :
- Men of Valor - Trailer
- Fight Club - Trailer (2)
- Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within - Final Battle Trailer
- Knights Of The Old Republic 2 - Trailer
- Gretzky NHL 2005 - Trailer
- Restricted Area - Final Trailer
- Tribes Vengeance - Release Trailer
'Tales of Eternia Online' is a MMORPG based on Namco's popular Tales series, expanding off of the classic PlayStation Tales of Eternia chapter (known in America as Tales of Destiny II). 'Tales of Eternia Online' uses its established Linear Motion Battle System, and allows for a good many peaceful activities such as cooking and chatting, as well as active combat in the epic story. Read more for the first screens ..
Developed by Ubisoft's award-winning Red Storm studio, Ghost Recon 2 launches on next-generation consoles and PC this Holiday season. The game is set in the chaotic battlefields of tomorrow, and will offer gamers an insider's view of the way large scale conflicts will be fought in the near future. Read more for a info & screens about te "Lone Wolf" mode..
Konami America today announced the complete song list for Karaoke Revolution for the Xbox. The first karaoke video game for the Xbox to include a vocal analyzer that measures the pitch and rhythm of a player's voice will include 50 karaoke favorites, including 10 classic Motown hits from the original artists' recordings that are exclusive to the Xbox version.
Eidos has officially lit the Olympic torch for the PC and is shipping Athens 2004 to stores across North America. Let the games begin!
DreamCatcher Games today announced that SuperPower 2, the only geopolitical simulation on the market, is now available at major retailers in North America.
Atlus announced today that its highly anticipated RPG, Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne for the PlayStation 2, has shipped to retailers nationwide.
SNK Neogeo announced today that King of Fighters: Maximum Impact for the PlayStation 2 has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America.
12 Volt is a fast-paced action-racing game designed for current console and PC platforms. The game takes place on tracks similar to real life slot car tracks, which are located in- and outside a typical american house.
Dreamcatcher has released the promised third 'Painkiller' singleplayer demo, featuring the latest version of the PAIN Engine and with it, the latest enhancements from the 1.35 update. In the popular “Military Base” level, players will enjoy effects such as heat and haze distortion, light blooms, per pixel specular mapping, new shader effects and tweaks for the latest video cards. Read more for download links ...
Simbin has released the official demo for their GTR racing sim offering 2 difficult settings, 2 driveable cars, 19 opponent AI drivers on track, and the Spa Franchorchamps racing circuit. Read more for download links...
Under the Skin allows gamers to take the reigns of a mischievous alien named Cosmi who travels the galaxy on a training mission to pull pranks and initiate panic on the planet Earth. Transform into the personas of the individuals Cosmi meets in order to complete the tasks for returning home in this unique and interesting twist on the action genre.
Interactive entertainment developer and publisher inXile entertainment today announced that The Bard’s Tale, its eagerly anticipated action-role playing game (RPG), has received formal approval for the PlayStation2 and Xbox and will ship to retail outlets the week of October 25th.
Quicksilver has updated its website with information about an upcoming new title War Dogs, a high concept genre-breaking platoon-based tactical action game, in which players control up to 30 soldiers at a time. 'War Dogs' will feature innovative AI, solo and multiplayer support, PC and console support, and more action than ever before outside of a shooter. To be continued ...
Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Forza Motorsport will race onto store shelves exclusively for Xbox in February 2005. Forza Motorsport peels out of the Xbox garage with the ability to transform more than 200 real-life production cars from over 40 of the world's top car manufacturers into speed-drenched racing machines with aftermarket parts from more than 150 partners.
Ubisoft and Universal Studios Consumer Products Group today announced plans to release an interactive game based on Universal Pictures’ upcoming motion picture adventure, King Kong. The game will be available worldwide on all platforms at the beginning of the holiday season in conjunction with the December 14, 2005 theatrical release of the movie.
Sammy Studios, Inc., a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content, today announced that Guilty Gear Isuka has gone gold. Developed by Arc System Works exclusively for the PS2, Guilty Gear Isuka is the new sequel in the critically acclaimed series promising to raise the bar on what a 2D fighting game should offer.
Namco Hometek Inc. announced today its highly anticipated premier aerial combat game, 'Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War', has gone gold and will ship to North American retail outlets in late October.
Electronic Arts today announced that TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue has begun to ship to retail outlets via a co-publishing partnership with KROME Studios under the EA GAMES brand.
In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, China, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game's 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 100 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC.
The Incredibles tells the story of a family of undercover superheroes that are trying to live a quiet, suburban life, but are forced back into action in order to save the world. The game is expected to launch simultaneously with the film, which will hit theaters on November 5, 2004. The Incredibles videogame will bring action and adventure to the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, PC/Mac, and GBA this fall.
The Moment of Silence is a high-tech political thriller. Players step into the shoes of Peter Wright, a communications designer currently working on the Government's 'Freedom of Speech' campaign. When a SWAT team storms his neighbour's apartment, it is Peter's job to uncover the truth behind his mysterious disappearance.
The launch of the new expansion pack, 'X²: The Return' is set for Feb 2005. Enhancing and extending the gameplay of the award winning X²- The Threat, the expansion pack adds many exciting new features and involves players in a thrilling new storyline.
Sony Online Entertainment today announced that legendary British actor Christopher Lee and Hollywood star Heather Graham have been cast to lend distinct character and voice to the two main characters of EverQuest II. Mr. Lee and Ms. Graham bring their high-profile acting talents to this revolutionary project which encompasses more than 130 hours of spoken dialog, the equivalent of more than 65 feature films worth of content.
Midway announced today that Mortal Kombat: Deception has shipped more than one million units to retail stores across North America. Slashing its way to an amazing start at retail, Mortal Kombat: Deception is the fastest selling game in the history of Midway outselling Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance.
Electronic Arts today announced that FIFA Soccer 2005 has shipped to retailers. Developed under the EA SPORTS brand, FIFA Soccer 2005 introduces First Touch Control, allowing greater freedom of movement during gameplay. Online gamers will enjoy enhanced features on the PlayStation2 and, for the first time, Xbox Live support.
Akella announces the agreement with French publisher and developer Monte Cristo Multimedia to publish life-simulation game 7 Sins for PC and PS2 in Russia and CIS.
Risk Your Life is one of the few MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) that bring you an online Virtual reality atmosphere that is both completely interactive and immersive. RYL is a well-balanced MMORPG developed under a 3D environment that allows players to create their own character, define its role, do battle with it in a virtual world.
Urban Extreme takes you to the edge of your seat in this super-charged wild racing world - you'll be racing huge V8 powered super cars and chunky off-road army vehicles, bouncy beach bugs and supped-up rally cars. Take to the streets, and try to stay on the road, as you zoom around the suburbs at break-neck speed.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Oct. 12, 2004 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
It's time to go globetrotting on a sick international road trip with Tony Hawk and Bam Margera. THUG 2 delivers a hilarious story mode, an unprecedented level of customization, and more moves than the Skate Gods could dream of. Grab your board, an arsenal of spray paint and prepare to wreak havoc around the world. Also check our THUG 2 PC review.
by Geson Hatchett on Oct. 12, 2004 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Battlefront is an action/shooter game that gives fans and gamers the opportunity to re-live and participate in all of the classic Star Wars battles like never before. Players can select one of a number of different soldier types, jump into any vehicle, man any turret on the battlefront and conquer the galaxy planet-by-planet online with their friends or offline in a variety of single player modes.
'Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door' showcases the ability of Mario and his friends to manipulate their flat, 2-D bodies in dynamic ways. Mario can roll himself into a tube and bounce, slip sideways through narrow passages or fold himself into a paper airplane and soar away. The comical role-playing game sets him on a search for Princess Peach and treasure.
Fireglow team is now developing a next generation game engine (codename: Sudden Strike Next7) and the first game based on this engine , which now is officially named 'Sudden Strike III: Arms For Victory'. Fireglow plans to develop several other games based on this engine in different setups related to war conflicts.
Chester Adventures is an oldschool action-adventure arcade game taking place on a mystical fantasy world. The player takes role of Chester, an adept magician who performs various quests challanging both arcade and mystery-solving skills. Read more for new screens ...
SEGA plans to publish Tenchu: Fatal Shadows in Spring 2005, exclusively on the PS2. K2 studios, developers of 2003's Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven, have returned to continue the legacy of their flagship franchise. Read more for details and screens..
Whereas its prequels offered first-person role-playing and strategy role-playing experiences (respectively), Shining Tears is an action role-playing game, featuring real-time battles and cooperative multiplayer game options.
Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, NFSU 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As you explore the city, you’ll encounter rival racers who will school you in the ways of the underground and tip you off to the hottest racing spots in town. Check these HOT Brooke Burke screens ...
Global Star has released a demo for Cat Daddy Games' fire-fighting sim/RTS game Wildfire. Join the ranks of the Smokejumpers, a specially trained and outfitted unit of firefighters, capable of battling large forest fires in a moments notice! This trymedia trial version lets you play the full game for one hour, after which you need to purchase an unlock key if you want to continue (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...