Currently in development by Climax's Los Angeles studio, TRON 2.0: Killer App for Xbox will feature new, exclusive Xbox Live multiplayer combat, specially designed to deliver gamers a state-of-the-art online multiplayer gaming experience. Read more for some new screens ...
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EA SPORTS has released an updated FIFA 2004 Creation Centre giving you the chance to create new players, edit all attributes, change formations and export it all for later use. This updated v1.1 version features Import/Export and importing of kits, badges, flags and sound. Read more details & for download links.
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...
Earlier today we had the shipping announcement, and now Ubisoft has revealed that the first patch for Crytek's FPS Far Cry could be arriving as early as Thursday, addressing compatibility issues between the US and Canadian retail versions and some multiplayer issues. A few weeks later, somewhere mid-April, another patch will follow adding a quick save feature to the game. A Sandbox tutorial on how to use Far Cry's map editor will be available tomorrow, Wednesday.
Red Ninja: End of Honor is an action-adventure title, developed by Tranji, a new studio formed by the Japanese developers New Corporation and Opus, which will feature a variety of innovative game-play features blending action, adventure, stealth, seduction and fighting. These elements have been placed in a historical Japanese environment with an event-driven story written by famed Japanese feature film director, Shinsuke Sato. Red Ninja: End of Honor is expected for PS2 & Xbox. Read more for some new screens ...
id Software's terrifying battle with the forces of Hell. A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the UAC's Mars Research Facility leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, players must struggle with shock, fear, and an all-out assault on their senses as they fight their way to Hell and back, in an epic clash against pure evil. Just to have a break from all of the game shipping announcements, here's "one" new Doom 3 screen...
SEGA of America today announced the release of "Samurai Jack: The Shadow of Aku" for GameCube and PlayStation2. Developed by Adrenium (an Amaze Entertainment Studio), and licensed by Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, "The Shadow of Aku" delivers a 3D interactive experience that captures the look and feel of Cartoon Network's popular animated series.
'Mourning' is an MMORPG is being developed by Quad Software and Maxim Software based in Europe for Limitless Horizons Entertainment LLC based in the United States. Currently in development and scheduled for a spring 2004 release, "Mourning" will take users into a rich online fantasy world. Check out the new screens ...
Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 for the PlayStation 2 is available this week at retail outlets across the U.S. Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studio, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic single- and multiplayer counter-terrorist experience available anywhere.
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 ...
Zuxxez has released a new patch for Reality Pump's 3D RPG/Strategy game KnightShift (aka Once Upon A Knight). This update patch brings your retail game to v1.2, valid for ALL language versions, and adds 120 new weapons and other pieces of equipment and 10 new adversaries, which can be met from level 30 upwards, to enhance the already extensive role-playing part of the game. Read more for details and download links ...
Ubisoft announced its highly-anticipated tactical tropical shooter, Far Cry has shipped to retailers nationwide. Far Cry is rated "M-Mature" and is available on PC CD-ROM for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Konami Digital Entertainment - America today announced it has shipped Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny for the Xbox, to retail outlets nationwide. Reaching a new audience of gamers, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny brings the worldwide trading card game phenomenon to Xbox owners for the first time.
Konami Digital Entertainment - America today announced that the new stealth action adventure game, Cy Girls, has shipped to retail outlets in North America. Marking the debut of two new action heroines, Ice and Aska, gamers lead these spy divas on a perilous mission around the globe to fight crime and put an end to cyber-terrorism.
Activision, Inc. brings its highly acclaimed True Crime: Streets of L.A. console title to the PC. The new version will take the driving, fighting and shooting action online with all-new multiplayer features, as well as new weapons and unlockable characters when gamers have their chance to take on the L.A. underworld this spring. True Crime: Streets of L.A. for the PC has not yet been rated by the ESRB. Read more for screens & a few small trailers...
by Rainier on March 23, 2004 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews
Lionhead Studios has released the first Rag Doll Kung Fu information by means of a Q&A with Lionhead's Mark Healey, some new screens and an in game trailer. Read more to check out the goodies ...
Ubi Soft has released the first patch for Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield and Athena Sword. These update patches bring your Ravenshield retail game to v1.56, the Athena Sword retail game to v1.0 and closes the debug commands that were left unlocked in the previous updates, and fixes a couple of map and armor errors in the Athena Sword add-on. Read more for download links ...
Ubisoft today announced that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm for the PS2 is available in stores now. Jungle Storm is the first Ghost Recon game to feature online gameplay for the PlayStation 2. Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm catapults players into battle as they control the Ghosts, an elite team of U.S. Green Berets, through single player or multiplayer campaigns filled with gripping realism and non-stop action.
Before the first official pitch of the 2004 Major League Baseball season crosses the plate fans can begin enjoying America’s favorite pastime, as Acclaim Entertainment, Inc.today announced that it has shipped All-Star Baseball 2005 for the Xbox. Coming soon for PS2, All-Star Baseball 2005 offers an array of new features this season, including online head-to-head play and downloadable rosters, FielderCam, BroadcastCam, analog-control batting, Spanish play-by-play and the exclusive T.W.I.B. (This Week In Baseball) Challenge.
Ubisoft today announced that CSI: Dark Motives is now available at retail stores for a suggested price of $29.99. The game is based on the hit CBS television series with an exclusive license from CBS Consumer Products. Rated "M-Mature," CSI: Dark Motives gives players the opportunity to solve a series of crimes with members of the CSI team.
Midway Games Inc. today announced that NBA Ballers(TM), the only videogame to deliver the pure essence of basketball by highlighting the excitement and intensity of one-on-one competition set within the alluring lifestyles of NBA superstars, has gone gold and will to ship to stores on April 5, 2004. NBA Ballers will be available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.
The Caribbean in the 17th Century; You will trade with over 60 towns and create your own production facilities. You will not only increase your trading empire, but you will also have a larger influence on the development of the New World. Trade is not everything though, as pirates and military fleets threaten your trade convoys. Escort ships for your convoys are needed, or you can turn the tides and hunt for pirates or capture the military ships, becoming more famous and expanding your own fleet as well as your stock of goods.
Electronic Arts today announced that it has signed a European distribution agreement with KOEI Co., Ltd for the upcoming tactical action game, Samurai Warriors. Samurai Warriors is developed by Koei's internal development team Omega Force, the studio behind the award-winning Dynasty Warriors series, and is planned for release on the PlayStation2 in June 2004.
"Project Freedom" is a space combat game that offers adrenaline pumping gameplay coupled with stunning graphics. The campaign is built around an original storyline that features several unexpected twists and turns. A stand alone tutorial mode and a simple, intuitive user interface let you immerse yourself in the game world without irritating delays. 21 complex missions will provide all players with many hours of exciting entertainment. Read more for some new screens ...
by Thomas Leaf on March 23, 2004 @ 2:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Chaos League is a fantasy sports game in which teams of nine players compete in a brutal field sport. Controlled using a real time strategy interface, the object of the game is simple: put the ball in the opponent's end-zone. The rules are equally simple: do it any way you can. And if that includes issuing commands such as 'stamp', 'facial kick' or 'ball of fire'... well, so be it. Just as long as you win. We had a chance to play around with an early build, read more for our first impressions ...
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 :
- Neuro - Trailer
- KillZone - Trailer
- Sudeki - Trailer
- Soldiers: Heroes Of WW2 - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero has been released and is available now via Steam. Those who pre-ordered the game via Steam can begin playing by double clicking the CS:CZ icon in their Steam Games list. For those who own Counter-Strike, Valve is offering a special price of $29.95 to those who purchase the game via Steam (Note: This offer will end at 11:59 pm PST on April 1, 2004). For more details, please visit www.steampowered.com.
The console version of "Astro Boy," created exclusively for the PlayStation 2, is currently in development at Sonic Team under the direction of Yuji Naka, the creator of SEGA's world-famous Sonic The Hedgehog series. The Game Boy Advance release, entitled "Astro BoyTM: Omega Factor," is currently in development at SEGA's Hitmaker studios (in cooperation with legendary Japanese developer Treasure). Read more for some new screens ...
- Rise of Nations: Throne and Patriots Q&A with BHG's Tim Train on GameSpy
- Serious Sam: The Next Encounter Q&A with Climax on HomeLan
- I of the Dragon Q&A with Primal Software's Dmitry Zhukov on The Armchair Empire
- Battlefield Vietnam Q&A with DICE Canada on Boomtown
- All-Star Baseball 2005 Q&A with Acclaim's Tom Green on GameZone
- Hitman 3: Contracts Q&A with IO Interactive's Jens Peter Kurup on HomeLan
- Aura: Fate of the Ages Q&A with Streko-Graphic's on GameZone
- PRISM: Black Shield Q&A with Rival's Jim Omar on HomeLAN
- The Besieger Q&A with Primal Software's Andrew Ekimov on PC Gameworld
- Dungeons & Dragons Online Q&A with Turbine's Ken Troop on C&VG
by The Cookie Snatcher on March 23, 2004 @ 1:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Breakdown is a science fiction thriller combining the best elements of shooters and fighters into a comprehensive first-person action/adventure game. Breakdown’s intense storyline is revealed through its high-end, real-time rendered graphics, bringing an unprecedented level of realism to the gameplay experience. The game features fierce hand-to-hand and weapons-based combat, challenging puzzles, surreal dream sequences, advanced A.I. and massive, detailed environments for exploration.
Monte Cristo Games, publisher and developer of numerous top selling titles, including Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps, Emergency Fire Response and Pop Star Academy, has licensed SpeedTreeRT for use in "Medieval Lords," a title to be released in 2004.