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'Supreme Ruler 2010' Beta-Test Re-Opened

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 10:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Due to continued demand, BattleGoat Studios is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Supreme Ruler 2010 Beta to new applicants. Supreme Ruler 2010 is a groundbreaking Economic, Political, and Military Strategy game for Windows PC's. It supports Single and Multi-Player (up to 16 players) in either “Real Time” or “Turn Based” modes. Supreme Ruler 2010 is scheduled to be released by Strategy First late Q1, 2005.

'Voodoo Island' - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 8:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight and evade the powerful military force of the Conquistadors, as they seek to vanquish the seas of the pirate insurgence. Only a pirate captain who masters the power of the voodoo spells, who can outwit their foes and seize the treasure, will truly be ruler over the “Voodoo Islands”. Although Koch Media announced that their game went out of beta testing several months ago, no release date is given yet.

'Sacred Underworld' - Game Details & Release Date

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 8:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Players of Sacred can look forward to a game world that is 40 percent bigger than before, two new characters with distinctive and stunning abilities, 30 fearsome types of opponents and plenty of additional weapons, items and armor. In Sacred Underworld, the player will be able to re-live the excitement of the entire original Sacred adventure with two new characters, the Daemon and the Dwarf; alternatively, it will be possible to continue the thrilling story of the fantasy world of "Ancaria" with existing characters. The new adventures of "SACRED Underworld" will be available in April 2005 for €24.99.

Get a Chance to Be In 'Scarface'

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 8:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You could be one of seven winners to have their likeness appear in Vivendi's recently announced third-person action shooter, Scarface. Fill out the form to be entered for a chance to become an environmental character in the complex world of Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film. Remember, "The World is Yours."

Climax Appoints New Vice President of Business Development

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Following the recent announcement to expand its LA Studio, Climax is pleased to confirm the first new addition to the staff roster with the appointment of Bill West as Vice President of Business Development.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 6:01 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 :

  • The Godfather - Trailer
  • Bloodline - Trailer
  • Metal Wolf Chaos - Trailer
  • Shadow of Rome - Trailer #6
  • Still Life - Teaser

'Act of War: Direct Action' - Screens

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 5:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Act of War: Direct Action, developed by Eugen Systems, is Atari new action game with a storyline and game universe created in cooperation with Dale Brown, 15-time New York Times best-selling author and expert on US military, global conflict and future military technology.

'Radiata Stories' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 5:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sporting around 150 playable characters, this Tri-Ace developed action RPG with hints of Star Ocean and Wild ARMs 3 puts you in control of either Jack Russell or Ridley Timberlake, both 16. Three other party members, connected to the main character through a "Link System", will join you in battle at all times.

'Enthusia Professional Racing' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 5:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enthusia Professional Racing is a PS2 new racing game, developed by KCES, designed to bring all of the white-knuckle energy and thrill of car racing to life, Enthusia features groundbreaking gameplay mechanics, enhanced physics and pixel-perfect graphics to deliver an unprecedented racing experience.

'Beyond Divinity' - v1.47 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 3:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After several months Larian Studios has released a new patch for its RPG Beyond Divinity. This update brings your retail game to v1.47, addresses over a dozen fixes, and adds a few game enhancements. This patch is for all English editions of the game, excluding the Australian version. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Splinter Cell Chaos Theory' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Website Launched

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 3:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced the launch of the official Splinter Cell Chaos Theory web site which features tons of images and information, but you can also access the Chaos Theory Experience, a Flash presentation that delivers an emotional punch by thrusting visitors directly into Sam Fisher’s world, illuminating selected details of the compelling storyline, and highlighting just how important Fisher’s work is to combating information warfare and maintaining global security. The Chaos Theory Experience will ultimately consist of six separate modules (and is launching with one); registered ubi.com recruits will be alerted by email when new modules appear.

'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 2:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Restricted Area is an action-based roleplaying game with realtime combat, which combines a fascinating gameplay similar to Diablo 2 with innovative technology, tactic-shooter elements and a dark future scenario. Read more for a few new screens.

Hip Games To Publish 'George Romero' Horror Game Titles

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 1:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hip Interactive Corp. today announced that Hip Games signed an agreement with Living Dead Productions Limited to produce a George A. Romero series of video games on all current and upcoming platforms.

'Project: Snowblind' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 12:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Project: Snowblind is a the first-person action shooter putting you in the role of an elite super soldier, fighting on the front lines of a near-future war using unique weapons, abilities and high-tech gadgetry that inject depth and variety to gameplay. Currently in development by Crystal Dynamics, Project: Snowblind places unique emphasis to its intensive multiplayer and online play modes and will be available for the PS2, Xbox and PC February 23rd 2004. Read more for new screens and trailer.

'MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 12:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf for Xbox has gone gold and is on schedule to ship to retail stores in North America on December 28, for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Sign Up Now And Play 'Anarchy Online' For Free

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Funcom announces that Anarchy Online will be the first major western live MMO without a subscription fee. Funcom is removing all cost barriers, allowing all new players to enter and stay, free of cost!

'Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile' - Bonus Mission Available NOW

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tilted Mill has released a bonus mission for its city building strategy game Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile. Akhetaten is a sandbox scenario that includes military, interconnected trade and a series of monuments for the player to build along the Nile. Read more for download links ...

International 'GTR' (Xbox/PC) Version Gets Extra Features - Screens

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The international release of the racing simulation GTR – FIA GT Racing Game is scheduled for the beginning of 2005. Due to continuous advancements in development of the product within recent months, publisher 10tacle studios AG and developer Simbin can announce several enhancements as well as additional features for the upcoming version. Read more for details and screens..

'Chaos League' - v1.07 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has released a new patch for Cyanide's 3D sports/action game Chaos League. This patch brings your retail game to v1.07 and fixes rmatch replay compatibility, addressed a game freeze after touchdown and a bad team value display issue. Read more for download links ...

'Pariah' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pariah focuses on a robust immersive storyline that weaves survival elements into the traditional run-and-gun style of first-person action games. Unsurprising will be the graphic marvel and fine-tuned gameplay of Pariah, a trademark gamers have come to expect from any Digital Extremes game.

'Project Entropia' Island Sells for $26k

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 7:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Entropia, an MMO that utilizes a real cash economy, today announced that a 22-year-old Australian, Deathifier from the Dark Knights society, was the winner of the historic auction for virtual real estate. His winning bid for the extensively rendered virtual treasure island was $26,500, the largest amount ever spent in the MMO gaming space.

'Ice Hockey Club Manager 2005' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 7:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD has released the english demo version of its Ice Hockey Club Manager 2005, providing 20 days of in-game playing time and full functions and options of the retail version. Read more for download links...

'UEFA Champions League 2004-2005' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 3:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

UEFA Champions League will offer followers of the beautiful game the opportunity to guide their chosen club from qualification anxiety through to big night glory. It will add an element of the unexpected allowing lower league teams into the glamour world of European football. Throughout the game, players need to negotiate 50 unique and challenging on- and off-field missions successfully to take control of their UEFA Champions League destiny.

PC Preview - 'Act of War: Direct Action'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 2:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Act of War: Direct Action, developed by Eugen Systems, is Atari new action game with a storyline and game universe created in cooperation with Dale Brown, 15-time New York Times best-selling author and expert on US military, global conflict and future military technology. Read more for our hands on preview...

PC Review - 'Deer Hunter 2005'

by Inexhist on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 2:44 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Catapulting the series to six new locations, Deer Hunter 2005 features terrain from the U.S. Pacific Northwest, Southeast and Northeast to Canadian, Australian and German locales. Five new species of deer found in those locations, including the Axis Deer and the European Roe Deer, add realism to the game. Sophisticated animal behavior models and an advanced animal AI add compelling gameplay and increase the depth and challenge of the missions.

'War In The Pacific' - v1.40 Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games have released the fourth update patch for their strategy game War In The Pacific. This update includes a large list of fixes and improvements, ranging from bug fixes involving zones of control to 15 different player requested features and over 40 corrections to database entries, such as misspelled unit names.

'Maximum-Football' Announced - Screens

by Judy on Dec. 15, 2004 @ 1:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Maximum-Football takes flexibility to a whole new level. By allowing the players to select and change nearly every option of play, from Canadian vs. Professional USA rules to setting your own playbook for each team, Maximum-Football is the PC football fan's dream come true. Play or coach your team to victory in a fully customizable league system, draft free agents, and create the ultimate football team.