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'The Egyptian Prophecy' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 6:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ramses is doomed by what appears to be an evil curse surrounding this pact. His fate lies in the hands of one… Maia, a beautiful young sorceress favoured by the gods. If she fails to uncover the mystery, Ramses will die, and with him Egypt shall fall. 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 new screens ...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 5:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In the next generation of The Sims, The Sims 2, players control their Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all-new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new, amazingly life-like 3-D world.

'MVP Baseball 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 4:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released a demo for their latest installment in the MVP Baseball franchise. Step up to the plate and master the true art of hitting with MVP Baseball 2004. 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. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 4:00 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 :

  • PT Boats: Knights of the Sea - Trailer
  • Driv3r - Trailer


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

'Stalingrad' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 3:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stalingrad is a real-time strategy (developed by DTF Games) based on the modified Blitzkrieg engine. The game tells a story of one of the most dramatic periods of World War II and covers all major events from June 1942 till January 1943. The game consists out of two campaigns. During the first one players will lead the advancing German forces and after that will assume the role of a Soviet commander, whose aim is to liberate the city and smash the 6th Army of Wehrmacht

'Far Cry' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 2:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As announced Ubi Soft has released the first patch for Crytek's FPS Far Cry. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and adds anti-cheat bug-fixes along with additional PunkBuster anti-cheat support, ASE support, new network fine-tuning commands, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' - Multiplayer Demo Patch

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a small patch for the Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow multiplayer demo from a few days ago. This patch will bring your demo to v1.01 and fixes a desktop crash that occured when connecting to a server when a game session is no longer available. A fully updated demo is now also available, with aforementioned patch included. Read more for download links ...

'Nemesis of the Roman Empire' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 1:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight announced today that the PC title Nemesis of the Roman Empire has been shipped to retail stores across North America. Based on the award-winning Celtic Kings: Rage of War, Nemesis of the Roman Empire immerses players in the historic battles of the Punic Wars (264-146 B.C.), including the campaigns of legendary Hannibal the Great.

'Silent Hill 4:The Room' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Henry Townshend finds himself trapped in his apartment that has been cursed by a deeply rooted evil. Only by exploring mysterious portals leading to disturbing alternate worlds will Henry begin to uncover the truth. However, in true Silent Hill fashion, mysterious new characters, horrendous creatures, and the undead will use any means necessary to impede his progress. Some new, but rather low quality, screens ...

'Mortyr 2' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 12:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In the year 2093 the Nazi's control Earth after winning the Second World War. They appear to possess a time machine, which gives them ultimate power. As one of the members of the conspiracy, you decide to move back to the year 1944 to change the course of the war. Unfortunately the mathematical calculations fail and instead of landing in the time machine room you find yourself just outside the snowy castle.

'Sacred' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 11:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ascaron has released a new update patch for their RPG game Sacred. This update brings your retail game to v1.5, available for UK/US versions, adresses various multiplayer bugs & fixes, as well as main quest fixes, English language fixes and sub quest fixes for the singleplayer portion of the game. Read more for download links ...

'Manhattan Chase' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After yesterday's Street Racing demo, dutch developer Team6 has now released one for their other car racing game, Manhattan Chase, which lets you choose between the brave side of the police, or the evil side of the criminals. In short: Chase, or be chased! During (story-based) destructive chases you can use several weapons such as rockets, homing missiles, chainguns, grenades, mines, firedragon and even... an airstrike! Everything is allowed in the chase! Read more for download links ...

'The Matrix Online' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a virtual, persistent online universe in which millions of players around the globe can participate, The Matrix Online will feature cutting-edge graphics, real-time martial arts combat and a rich storyline that picks up where The Matrix Revolutions, the third chapter in The Matrix film trilogy, leaves off. Currently being developed for the PC by Monolith Productions and EON Entertainment, the company owned by the Wachowski Brothers, creators of The Matrix trilogy...

'Trivial Pursuit Unhinged' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today shipped the Trivial Pursuit Unhinged videogame, based on the most popular trivia game in the world, for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox to videogame retailers nationwide. The famous trivia game comes to life on console with innovative online play, multimedia clips and entertaining question topics that are presented by six celebrity hosts from both television and movies.

'Spartan' Ready For North American Release

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Graphsim Entertainment and developer Slitherine announce a publishing agreement for the North American release of Spartan, a new turn-based strategy game from an award-winning developer of strategy classics.

Macrovision Will Host 'E3 Hacker University'

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Macrovision Corporation announced that it will hold a first-of-its-kind "Hacker University" at this year's E3 Conference in Los Angeles – a workshop that will allow games developers to learn the tools and techniques hackers use to create "free" games and how Macrovision's SafeDisc Security API technology can be implemented to minimize this threat.

'Knights Of Honor' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. A unique Knight-management system will offer you brand new possibilities to enhance your personal strategy.

'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 5:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PT Boats is the first simulator of the Mosquito-fleet, created with the use of technologies of a level never seen before in naval combat simulator games. The key features are: astonishingly beautiful dynamic sea, historically authentic World War II ships and weapons, possibility to control any member of the crew and a multiplayer game. Patrol Torpedo Boats were used in WW2 mainly to attack large cruiser due ot their maneverability and speed. Check the 'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' website, or read more to check out the screens ...

Shrapnel Games Signs 'Salvo' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 4:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

An oft-neglected era, the age of sail has produced only a few computer games over the years, much to the disappointment of would-be Horatio Hornblowers everywhere. Because of this it is with great excitement that Shrapnel Games would like to announce the signing of Spruegames, a new independent developer who will be joining our award- winning lineup with the imminent release of Salvo.

'The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 cult classic Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the galaxy. The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay will be available on Xbox.

iGames Game Centers Host 'Call of Duty' League

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 4:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision and iGames announced today that the best-selling and award-winning Call of Duty, the gritty, cinematic first person action thriller from Infinity Ward, has been added to iGames competitive league play and is now featured throughout its gaming centers nationwide.

PC Preview - 'Beyond Divinity'

by Velvey on March 26, 2004 @ 4:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Beyond Divinity is Larian Studios’ new role playing game set in the award-winning Divinity universe. In Beyond Divinity, you become soul-forged with a Death Knight. Your fate is to spend the rest of eternity bonded to this creature of evil, unless you can undo this curse. You and your unlikely companion embark on a great adventure to unlock the secret of riftrunning... your only answer to this life of darkness! Read more for our beta build impressions ...

'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 3:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Alias" is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. Read more for some new screens & 4 small trailers showing off Alias's splitscreen mode...

PS2's 10-Year Lifecycle

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 3:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today released details from the keynote address given this morning by Andrew House, executive vice president, at the 2004 Game Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. The General Interest keynote, entitled Encouraging Innovation in Game Development, explored innovation past, present, and future and how developers can take advantage of innovation in their own titles to create experiences that are unique, enjoyable and profitable.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 2:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PC Review - 'EverQuest: Gates of Discord'

by Mark Crump on March 26, 2004 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The greatest threat to the world of Norrath has been unleashed in EverQuest! The lost continent of Taelosia has been discovered and a massive assault force, the Legion of Mata Muram, is creating chaos and devastation on this once peaceful continent!