HL Fallout is reporting that TransGaming Technologies announced today it will be porting Half-Life 2 over to Linux which is due out on December 7th. Linux gamers can experience the new interactive world of Half-Life 2 with TransGaming's release of Cedega 4.2. Cedega also supports Steam, Valve Software's online distribution technology, along with a number of other Valve titles.
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Atari has released the first patch for SouthLogic Studios latest hunting game 'Deer Hunter 2005.' This update brings your retail game to v1.2 and addresses gfx card and compatibility issues, weapon problems and various other game tweaks and bug fixes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...
In Spider-Man 2, players assume the role of Spider-Man and re-live the movie experience through all new missions featuring unique enemies, objectives and combat maneuvers. The game, which is based on this summer's blockbuster film from Columbia Pictures and Marvel, is among the first titles to hit retail stores alongside the Nintendo DS hardware.
WrestleMania can define a legacy, and yours is about to be written. The greatest spectacle in sports-entertainment comes to Xbox with WWE WrestleMania 21. Read more for additional details ..
Ubisoft announced today that it is bringing Advance Guardian Heroes for the GBA tio Europe. Developed by Treasure, tknown for Ikaruga and Wario World, Advance Guardian Heroes is the sequel to the classic medieval-themed beat-them-up game developed on the SEGA Saturn.
SEGA today announced the release of Feel the Magic: XY/XX (also known as Kimi no Tame Nara Shineru in Japan), its highly-stylized launch title for the Nintendo DS System. Developed by SONICTEAM, Feel the Magic XY/XX is a quirky, interactive adventure that offers an innovative experience through new methods of play.
Electronic Arts has released the first patch for their first-person shooter, Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault. This update brings your game to v1.1 and addresses the following issues: mouse and input lag (SP and MP), dedicated server CPU utilization (MP), 999 ping bug (MP), spawn code server hitching (MP), and various SP player bug fixes. Read more for download links ...
Scheduled to ship in spring 2004, Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich is a comic book-inspired tactical role-playing game features a brand new league of heroes and villains, overhauled combat system, and spectacular graphic enhancements. Read more for details & screens...
It's time to take on paintball's elite players in Greg Hastings' Tournament Paintball from Activision Value. The game, which is available exclusively for the Xbox, allows players to face off against 20 of the sport's top pros on actual tournament fields, using top-of-the-line paintball gear.
3000AD announced “Universal Combat: A World Apart”, an add-on to the original Universal Combat title released in February 2004 by Dreamcatcher Games. This add-on has been in development for some time and is scheduled to be released in Q1 2005 via online distribution as well as various retail chains.
Ignition Entertainment unveiled today the first official details of PSP launch title Mercury, an innovative new concept in videogame entertainment from industry icon Archer Maclean and his team at Awesome Studios.
The US Army has released a new updated version for America's Army: Special Forces (Vanguard). This upgrade brings their team-based multiplayer game to v 2.2.1 and fixes/tweaks some of the maps, new PB code, as well as minor other fixes. Read more for details and download links ...
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 :
- Darkwatch - Trailer #3
- Painkiller: Battle out of Hell - Trailer #3
- Prince Of Persia 2 - Powers Trailer
- Ski Racing 2005 - Trailer
- Unreal Championship 2 - Trailer #3
'NFL Street 2' has been completely redesigned and reinvented challenging players to change the way the game is played. In addition to several new game modes, EA-Tiburon has added a whole new dimension to the game with interactive wall moves and style catches. 'NFL Street 2' will be online for Xbox Live as well as the PS2. Check the freshly launched official website, or read more for some new screens ...
Electronic Arts today announced that "Armies of Exigo" for the PC has gone gold. "Armies of Exigo" is a fantasy real-time strategy (RTS) game that gives players the groundbreaking ability to wage war both above ground and in cavernous subterranean expanses as one of three unique forces.
SCEA announced today that the release of Gran Turismo 4, originally set for December 14th, 2004, will change to the first quarter of calendar year 2005. With Gran Turismo 4, the company is committed to providing consumers with the most complete racing game built to date.
Ubisoft has released the first patch for Hydravision 3rd person survival horror game Obscure: Learn about Fear. This update brings your European retail game to v1.1 and resolves the problems that may occur on certain systems running Windows XP and using DirectX 9 (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links...
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.
O~3 Entertainment today announced that Alien Hominid is shipping to retail stores throughout North America, with the game expected to be on shelves as early as this coming weekend. Developed by The Behemoth, Alien Hominid is available for the PlayStation2 and GameCube.
Aspyr Media is set to release the Stubbs the Zombie: The Soundtrack on March 15, 2005. The songs for Stubbs the Zombie: The Soundtrack were handpicked and recorded for the game by some of today¹s most popular rock bands, as well as some great up-and-coming artists. Being released by Aspyr Media, the soundtrack and game are a perfect example of how Aspyr merges multimedia platforms into a full entertainment experience.
Capcom today released the highly anticipated Viewtiful Joe sequel, Viewtiful Joe 2 for the GameCube. In Viewtiful Joe 2, players will reacquaint themselves with the cel-shaded, comic book movie realm and stunning signature gameplay elements that are synonymous only to Joe.
Atari today announced it has shipped Yu Yu Hakusho: Tournament Tactics for Game Boy Advance to retail outlets. The # 2 rated show with males 9-14 on Cartoon Network, Yu Yu Hakusho follows the trials of Spirit Detective Yusuke Urameshi as he battles the monsters of the demon world.
The player takes the role of the leader and has to build up a team – whatever action it may take. With the help of this team he has to take control of the world of Ground Zero. To achieve this he must conquer 20 different locations and protect them from his enemies. The leader can choose between 250 different equipments like weapons, armour, building materials and food. There are 3 different professions: mercenary, technician, and doctor.
"X-Men" director Bryan Singer is partnering with Vin Diesel's video-game production company, Tigon Studios, to develop a game revolving around the Secret Service. The working title of the property is "Secret Service," and it will be a character-driven, tactical action adventure based on the life of a Secret Service agent who has been assigned to the president's detail.
Square Enix has revealed a new MMORPG called Fantasy Earth: Ring of Domination which will try to combine RTS, RPG and Action, allowing you to forge alliances, build fortresses and citadels and duke it out with your allies against huge armies. It's still a ways off, as it is only vaguely scheduled for 2005, but in the meantime, read more for some new screens...
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within features a deep, mysterious storyline starring a darker, edgier Prince who is vigilant in his quest to unseal his mortal destiny. Ubisoft sent us an in-house Q&A and some new screens showing off the "Powers of Time." Read more to check it out ...
Konami has released a pair of demo's for its latest soccer game Pro Evolution Soccer 4. The demo's lets you play as one of 4 countries (England, Sweden, Spain, Italy), 2 stadiums, and the lite version allows for only 5 minutes matches, while the larger demo allow one half (45 minutes). Read more for download links ...
Konami today announced that Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 2, exclusively for the Xbox, has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The latest Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) installment for the Xbox, DDR Ultramix 2 breaks it down with a new line-up of hit songs, exclusive content, all-new gameplay modes and enhanced Xbox Live support.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Nov. 18, 2004 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
In Half-Life 2, the player again picks up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. Freeman is thrust into the unenviable role of rescuing the world from the wrong he unleashed back at Black Mesa. And a lot of people people he cares about are counting on him. Beware of the spoilers...
by Gordy Wheeler on Nov. 18, 2004 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2 picks up where the original popular action platform game left off. The cast of characters from Down Under has grown, and so has the action! Evil Boss Cass has broken out of Currawong Jail and hatched a plan to take over the world with an army of Uber Reptiles. It's up to our boomerang-wielding hero, TY, and his newly formed team of Burramudgee Bush Rescue mates to stop him!