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'Gary Grigsby’s World At War' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 11:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games are pleased to announce the development of an exciting new World War II grand strategy title, Gary Grigsby’s World At War, to be released later this year by Matrix Games. Read more for details & screens ...

'ESPN Major League Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ESPN Major League Baseball raises the bar with Power Pitching, Online Gameplay and a stellar ESPN presentation featuring Jon Miller and Karl Ravech. A new name, a new season, a new way to play! ESPN Major League Baseball will include voice-chat support for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, as well as the only complete online league experience for PlayStation2 owners. Read more for some new screens ...

'Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death is a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death. The game will also have extensive multiplayer modes, enabling ferocious splitscreen or online play and will use Rebellion's versatile new Asura engine. Evolved Games is getting ready to publish Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death in North America, so here are some new screens ...

Capcom Brings 'Way of the Samurai 2' (PS2) To The US

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Acquire, Way of the Samurai 2 will build on its predecessor's mix of fighting and adventure. The game will be set in a war-torn town during the end of feudal Japan's Edo period. Players will be torn between the town's corrupt magistrate and a group of leaderless ronin. Its story will occur over 10 days and will have a much larger cast of characters and slate of side quests.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 6:22 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 :

  • Silent Hill 4: The Room - Trailer
  • Lagster - Intro Movie


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

'Winning Eleven 7' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 5:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment America today announced that it has shipped World Soccer Winning Eleven 7 International (WE7) for the PlayStation2 to retail outlets nationwide. The latest installment of the lauded Winning Eleven series (known in Europe as Pro Evolution Soccer) once again raises the standard for soccer simulations. Following the success of last year's Winning Eleven 6, the series U.S. debut, the franchise returns to the playing field with an entirely new game engine, true-to-life graphics and unparalleled realism in gameplay.

'Dead Man's Hand' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 5:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In "Dead Man's Hand," players will step into the boots of El Tejon, a master gunslinger riding with one of the roughest gangs in the West, known as The Nine. When the ruthless leader of The Nine betrays El Tejon, El Tejon turns to a life of vengeance, vowing to put every member of his former gang six feet under. Through an epic single player story of vengeance and betrayal, the player will travel the American Frontier, experiencing bar fights, shoot outs, stagecoach chases and other definitively Western scenes.Read more for some new screens ...

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 1:51 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 4 new screens...

'Kuma: War' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 1:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kuma Reality Games’ Kuma: War brings today’s news of military conflict directly to the PC in a method and style never-before-seen in the world of video games. Supported by true-to-life satellite imagery and authentic military intelligence, Kuma: War provides players with the opportunity to jump from the headlines right into the frontlines of international conflict. Read more for some new screens ....

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lords of the Realm III (Lords 3) is a real-time strategy game of historic medieval conquest that spans castle building, siege, politics, religion, and conquest. The game is set in the Middle Ages, between 850 AD and 1350 AD, and features authentic castle designs and characters. Various scenarios and campaigns encompass the British Isles, Germany, France, Normandy, Brittany, Flanders and Denmark. Read more for some new screens ...

'Sonic Advance 3' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few weeks ago THQ Inc.announced that it had entered into an exclusive multi-title Nintendo Game Boy Advance co-publishing agreement with SEGA Europe Ltd. THQ will co-publish three titles based on the popular Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, including Sonic Pinball Party, Sonic Battle, and Sonic Advance 3. Today we serve up the first Sonic Advance 3 screens ...

'Zoo Tycoon 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Adults and kids alike will walk with the animals when a new, graphically stunning 3-D version of America's best-selling* virtual zoo debuts on store shelves this fall. Microsoft Game Studios today announced it will launch "Zoo Tycoon 2," the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning "Zoo Tycoon" game for Windows from Blue Fang Games LLC in time for holiday gift-giving. "Zoo Tycoon 2" adds a spectacular new chapter to the wildly popular franchise. Read more for details and the first few screens ...

'Rise To Honor' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony announced today the release of Rise To Honor, a thrilling action combat game inspired by the cinematic style of the Hong Kong movie genre, developed exclusively for the PS2. Rise To Honor features the martial arts style and voice talent of the world-renown film star and legendary martial artist, Jet Li. Cory Yuen, the highly acclaimed action director who has collaborated with Li on numerous films, assisted with the development and creative processes of the game, helping to make Rise To Honor the most cinematic, authentic martial arts action game available on the market.

'Silver Style' Recruits More 'Black Isle' People

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems The Fall: Last Days of Gaia developers Silver Style are on a recruiting spree as they have now signed another former Black Isle member, Designer Jeff Husges. The official Silver Style forum has this to say "We're glad to welcome Game Designer Jeff Husges! He worked at Black Isle on Fallout 3 and Baldur's Gate 3 formerly. He starts working on "The Fall - Last Days of Gaia" from today on." Jeff Husges will, just like Game Designer Damien Foletto, remain in the US and work from home.

'Call of Duty' - Mapmaker Competition

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

If you thought your tour of duty was over after finishing Activision, Inc.'s award-winning Call of Duty...think again. Starting today through March 26, 2004, map-making gurus everywhere can log on to the official CoD website and enter to win the "Call of Duty Mapmaker Competition." Read more for details ...

'All-Star Baseball 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

All-Star Baseball 2005 is the most realistic baseball simulation that’s easier and more fun to play. All-Star Baseball 2005 is packed with exclusive feature innovations and online head-to-head play plus the deepest franchise mode of any baseball video game. Now that former Texas Slugger A-Rod signed with the Yankee's, here are the first screens of A-Rod in his new outfit!

'Empire of Magic' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mayhem Studios has issued a new update for their turn-based fantasy strategy game Empire of Magic. This upgrade includes all previous updates and a whole new level, it fixes game bugs and adds to the gameplay balance. Read more for download links ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. Check out some new screens ...

'The Egyptian Prophecy' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish The Egyptian Prophecy on PC-CD in North America. This first person adventure has an easy to use point-and-click interface with high quality cinematics, and integrated 3D real-time puzzles. Read more for the first screens and trailer...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out 2 new screens...

'Warlords Battlecry III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warlords Battlecry III builds upon the unique features that have made this series renowned throughout the RTS genre. Further expanding on the Battlecry traditions, this next title will feature a new hero development system, 3 new spheres of magic that entails over 30 new spells, a new lair system, as well as 5 new races. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mafia is a 3D action game, seen through the eyes of third person. Player assumes the role of a gangster in an American town of the thirties, and gets a chance to live through gangsters rise and fall. In a spell-bounding story of human hunger for power, he will be able to live through everything that was taking place in underworld during this stormy period: mad car chases, bootlegging, assassinations, and bank robberies. Read more for some new screens ...

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond returns today in Electronic Arts' James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, which has shipped to retail outlets nationwide under the EA GAMES brand. Everything or Nothing is a stunning mix of action, espionage and high-speed driving that marks Bond's fifth mission for Electronic Arts. The title is available for the PlayStation2, Xbox, and GameCube.

Nvidia Reveals PCI Express Video Cards

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today unveiled the industry's first top-to-bottom family of PCI Express graphics processing units (GPUs), all designed to take full advantage of the additional bandwidth and features that this new I/O interconnection standard delivers. By using an innovative PCI Express (PCX) high-speed interconnect (HSI), a complex piece of networking technology that performs seamless, bi-directional interconnect protocol conversion at incredible speed lines, NVIDIA can transform its current award-winning GeForce FX series into a full family of PCI Express GPUs.

'Savage' - Mod Contest Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Britsoft publisher Digital Jesters is launching a competition to find the hottest new game-making talent, with a unique 'mod'-making contest held in conjunction with NVIDIA and PC Format. With games such as Counter Strike originally emerging from such game-altering modifications, this is a very real chance for would-be programmers to take existing technology and morph it into a game of their choosing.

'Disgaea: The Hour of Darkness' Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI Ltd and developer KOEI Co.,Ltd. are pleased to announce that DISGAEA – The Hour of Darkness will ship to European territories in May 2004. Developed by the Japan based NIPPON ICHI SOFTWARE INC comes a turn based RPG that has achieved meteoric success in Japan and the U.S. The unique mechanics of the game and the effort put into the details set the standard for RPGs to come. Lining up with Tactics Oger and Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, DISGAEA – The Hour of Darkness is another crown of the genre.

'MVP Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 2:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Step up to the plate and master the true art of hitting with MVP Baseball 2004. An all-new hitting model allows for complete user control over all swing types as well as signature cuts from the game's best sluggers. Featuring rich new presentation, realistic player models, enhanced animations, and an immersive audio experience, MVP Baseball 2004 takes you out to the ballgame like never before. Now that former Texas slugger ARod signed with the Yankee's, here are his first screens...

'Sabre Wulf' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sabre Wulf on the GBA once again pits veteran hero Sabreman against his old nemesis as he attempts to recover a series of precious treasures. The terrain ahead is harsh and dangerous, but thankfully the land is inhabited by a variety of strange creatures - all with big googly eyes, of course - that the intrepid explorer can recruit. As was announced yesterdya, Sabre Wulf is one of the Rare titles that got snagged up by THQ. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Poacher' Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 2:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Poacher' represents an entirely new facet of gameplay for all first person shooter and resource management enthusiasts. You are Roman Sar, a poacher with a bad attitude and big guns. You fight and struggle your way through the African Congo to the deep jungles of India as you hunt for the most famous of endangered species; all the while avoiding and battling the dreaded Game Wardens. Read more for details and the first poached screens ...

PC Review - 'UFO: Aftermath'

by Velvey on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 1:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

UFO: Aftermath is a 3D isometric, tactical strategy game with a rich and compelling sci fi story. Combining a global strategy with small squad tactical combat, the challenge offered is to fight against an alien invasion. Featuring run time generated tactical missions with innovative simultaneous combat action; the genre is also enhanced with strong RPG elements, offering a quite unique mix of strategic ideas.

GBA Review - 'CT Special Forces'

by Nathan Mourfield on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

You are a part of the CT Special Forces unit, the elite Counter-Terrorist Special Forces commando and have all the necessary means for putting an end to the threat of terrorism. In CT Special Forces players take on the role of three elite soldiers--a paratrooper, a helicopter pilot, and a sniper--who are equipped with high-tech weaponry.