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'Chronos' Revealed (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Chronos is Saber Interactive’s, previously known for PC shooter Will Rock, new first person action game under development for the PC, Xbox and PS2 that is built on the second generation of the Saber3d Engine. Its’ cinematic quality graphics, immersive storyline and intense gameplay promise to make it one of the best games in the genre (thanks Homelan). Not much details are available yet, but read more for some interesting looking screens ...

'Desert Combat' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 7:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The DesertCombat team has released the next major public alpha of DesertCombat. Part of Public Beta 0.7 is fixing issues that came up with the BF1942 v1.6 patch but also new maps, and most of all optimization and bug fixes, so you can expect DesertCombat to run a lot better on most machines. Also including is bot support for Basrahs Edge map. Read more for details and download links ...

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle. Check out the new screens...

'Shattered Galaxy' - Updated Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 4:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nexon has released a new updated version (as well as a small update patch) of their massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game Shattered Galaxy. This upgrade brings the game to v1.60 and features the usual game fixes, unit balancing, server commands and various other tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' - Bonus Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on Gamespot that Microsoft has released a Dungeon Siege- Legends of Aranna Bonus Pack. This Windows XP exclusive level continues where the Legend of Aranna retail story ends and has you called upon to defend the village from an attack by the Hassat race of mutated great cats. You must repair the rift between the Hassat and the Humans, or die trying. Read more for details and download links ...

'Crimson Sea 2' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 3:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Crimson Sea 2' features over 60 missions and 3 two-player modes. Work together to bring down the enemy and clear a stage in "Co-op" mode, battle head-to-head "death match" style in "Versus" mode, or try to outscore your human opponent in "Competition" mode. Read more for details and new screens ...

'Besieger' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 3:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Besieger introduces a world filled with feudal rivalry in which players can wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. Contenders can build flying vehicles for combat or siege towns on horseback in an effort to conquer factions such as Ogres, Werewolves, Centaurs, and other non-human races. The armored walls of a barricade can be shattered using a battering ram and competitors can pocket enemy buildings and equipment. Players can also retreat and accumulate forces behind their own armored citadel for a counterattack. Read more for some new screens...

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

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 2:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Acclaim's World Championship Rugby for the PlayStation2, Xbox and PC, is being developed by Swordfish Studios, one of the UK's respected independent game development studios. Based in Birmingham and with over 10 year's development experience, the team was responsible for one of the most critically acclaimed rugby video games – Jonah Lomu Rugby. Read more for 50+ new screens ...

'City in Danger' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Monte Cristo is proud to announce the release date of "City in Danger" in the 2nd semester of 2004. Create your city and defend it in a hostile medieval setting! In a medieval setting, you are the administrator of a city and must make it thrive through the course of time, in spite of the various attacks it undergoes, and the geographical and climatic constraints of the immediate environment. Listen to your advisers and to your population, organize your city and make it thrive. Read more for details & screens ...

GarageGames Releases 'Aerial Antics' & '3D Mahjong Solitaire'

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 12:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today the launch of Aerial Antics from Leadfoot Productions and 3D Mahjong from GameShapers both for Windows based PCs. Read more for details on both titles ...

PC Preview - 'Far Cry'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 12:03 p.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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 net-generation weaponry and equipment. We had a chance to fiddle around with a 3 level beta build, read more for the full preview ...

'Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps is Real-Time Tactical game in full 3D with highly realistic graphics, real time shadows, localised damage effects, explosions, weather effects and much more. Missions range from recon operations in the desert and escort missions to large-scale sieges of desert fortresses. All missions start with a briefing, a recap of the historical background and a management phase. Read more to check out some new screens

'D-Day' Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Monte Cristo is proud to announce the publication of D-Day, the official game of the Normandy campaign from June to August 1944. D-Day is a Tactical game in real-time 3D with highly realistic graphics, dynamic shadows, damage localization, explosions, weather effects etc. The game was developed in collaboration with the Normandy Mémoire association, the official body of the commemoration of the Libération battles. D-Day will be launched on June 6th 2004, on the 60th anniversary of D-Day. Read more for facts & screens ...

'Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner is one of the most ambitious projects of the present videogame scene in Spain. This entertaining graphic adventure, produced by Planeta DeAgostini Interactive, relies on the long experience of the game developer Revistronic. This programming group from Madrid has released several titles which have had repercussion on the international market. Its members' professional experience dates from the 8-bit-computer times.

Deep Silver Signs 'Singles' For The UK - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 10:29 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 UK stores early April 2004 (in Germany it is set to launch on Valentine's Day). Read more for details & screens ...

'Dark Fall II: Lights Out' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish Dark Fall II: Lights Out on PC worldwide. The story begins with the arrival of Parker, a young cartographer, in the Cornish harbor town of Trewarthen. Jagged falling rocks have claimed the lives of many of the town’s fishermen, and Parker is sent to map the area, only to encounter great hostility from the townspeople. As a deep fog rolls in, the faithful light of Fetch Rock Lighthouse suddenly goes out, putting the lives of fisherman at peril. Parker is sent to investigate and discovers that Fetch Rock Lighthouse hides an ancient and chilling secret. Read more for details and the first trailer ...

Team 17 Says New 'Worms' Game In The Works

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Disclosed in this Team 17 forum thread, Martyn 'Spadge' Brown revealed that they are currently working on an all NEW game in the long runninf Worms series. No specfiic details were revealed, although it was made in reponse to a "Worms RTS" thread, which i will NOT be. 'Spadge' did say that the game is due late 2004, and the first details (including the name) would be announced somewhere this month (Feb 2004). Stay tuned, we'll have more coverage as this unfolds ...

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...

Sony Launches 'Aqua' PS2 In Europe

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) announced today that it would launch a special limited edition Aqua colour version of its PlayStation2. A limited number of units of PlayStation 2 will be available across PAL territories from early March. Additional Aqua accessories will also be available in March including an Aqua Vertical Stand (for PlayStation 2) and a Memory Card (8MB) (for PlayStation 2).

'Wars & Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Joan of Arc showcases a brand new state-of-the-art graphics engine. With rich, detailed terrain, the game allows real-time control and command of legions of military units, realistically depicting the mayhem and severity of medieval warfare. Joan of Arc will contain a series of individual battles as well as massive strategic campaigns between French and English troops. Read more for some new screens ...

'TOCA Race Driver 2' - Physics & Damage Engine & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Metal bends, glass shatters, plastic explodes and it's race over if you lose control of your vehicle in TOCA Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator, due spring 2004 for Xbox and PC. Thanks to an all-new Terminal Damage Engine and the most advanced physics ever seen in a racing game, get too cosy with another car or a trackside barrier and it's back to the starting grid for you. Read more for details and screens ...

'Mission Impossible' Composer Gets 'Pandora Tomorrow' Job

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lalo Schifrin, the Argentine composer famed for the "Mission: Impossible" theme, has won numerous awards for his movie scores and other compositions. He also has become the latest Hollywood luminary to embrace video games, having written the instrumental theme to Ubi Soft's "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow."

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 2:36 a.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 :

  • Pool Paradise - Trailer


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

'Pitfall: The Lost Expedition' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 2:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take an adventure as Pitfall Harry, the daring, risk-taking explorer who laughs in the face of danger. Featuring over 50 levels of fast-paced action and puzzle solving adventures, the game challenges players to swing, fight, climb and crawl through eight types of treacherous South American environments including lush jungles, dark tombs, ancient Aztec ruins and glacial mountains. Check out some new screens ...

'UEFA EURO 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 1:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced today they have signed an agreement for EA to develop, publish and distribute the official videogame of UEFA EURO 2004 under the EA SPORTS brand which will be an official interactive entertainment experience of the EURO 2004 tournament. The EA SPORTS UEFA EURO 2004 officially licensed game will be developed and published by EA this summer to coincide with the finals of the UEFA EURO 2004 tournament in Portugal.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 1:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamecube Review - 'NFL Street'

by Sylvia Gallardo on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 12:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

From the developers of Madden NFL Football comes a new brand of football where style is BIG: NFL Street. NFL Street blends fast paced arcade action with street culture to create a unique new gameplay experience where NFL stars become larger than life personalities. Players battle to earn the enhanced gear and attributes necessary to dominate the urban environments. Read more for the full review ...

GBA Review - 'Sword Of Mana'

by Nathan Mourfield on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 12:38 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Sword of Mana, the prequel to the Mana series, tells the story of the source of all life, the power that flows from the goddess Mana and bears her name. Long ago, in a time of darkness, a mighty empire tapped its energy to dominate the world. As the Shadow Knight is persecuting the Mana tribe, the heroine embarks on a journey to protect it. When the hero and heroine meet, the wheels of fate are again set into motion.