'SuperPower 2' - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 5:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SuperPower 2 is the only global geopolitical simulation game which allows players to control entire countries. As with SuperPower, players control countries in 3 major areas: political, economic and military, but this time it’s in a beautiful real-time 3D environment. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

Microsoft Drops Psychonauts (Xbox)

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Games are dropping like flies these days, as today IGN reports that Microsoft decided to annul their marriage with Psychonauts developers DoubleFine Productions. Microsoft's statement on the matter " Microsoft Game Studios has made the decision to end its publishing agreement with DoubleFine for the upcoming Xbox game 'Psychonauts.' Microsoft Game Studios believes in the vision of the title and would like to see the game on Xbox. Microsoft is supporting Tim Schafer and DoubleFine in their search for a new publisher."

'Crash Bandicoot: TwinSanity' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Traveller’s Tales, the new action platformer reveals a hilarious storyline that showcases the creative input of award-winning animation filmmaker Jordan Reichek of Perky Pickle Studios and introduces innovative features, including the ingenious pairing of Crash with his longtime nemesis Dr. Cortex in an unprecedented new dual gameplay mechanic. 'Crash Bandicoot: TwinSanity' is set to ship in Q3 2004 for the PS2 and Xbox. Read more for new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 5:07 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 :

  • Resident Evil 4 - Trailer
  • Specnaz: Project Wolf - Trailer
  • Killer 7 - Trailer


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

'Dungeon Lords' - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 3:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Dungeon Lords" blends the depth of an epic Fantasy RPG with the flexibility of an FPS-style control system. Gamers journey through a land of ancient castles and dungeon lairs to engage in real-time tactical combat with a variety of deadly foes. It's not just about the battles though, as magic spells and hundreds of powerful weapons and artifacts play a huge role in the game. Read more to check 20+ new screens ...

'Besieger' - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Besieger is a new real-time 3D strategy is set in a medieval fantasy world in which rival players wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. Gamers will need to conquer factions such as Ogres, Werewolves and Centaurs and besiege towns on horseback or build primitive flying machines to win their battles. Users will also have to smash their way into the enemy’s heavily defended Citadels, while in turn defending their own domains. Read more for a batch of new screens...

'Amped 2' (Xbox) - Free Downloadable Content

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Amped 2," part of the new XSN Sports brand, is the ultimate freestyle snowboarding experience offering gamers an expanded library of tricks and a smooth new "tricking" style. Microsoft just let us know that new courses for Amped 2 are now available via Xbox Live download today. The download, entitled Slopestyle, features three new courses: Sky, Pioneer and Slopestyle 2003. Go check them out ...

'The Political Machine' Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 2:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stardock Entertainment, the makers of award-winning strategy games, announced The Political Machine today. The Political Machine is a strategy game in which players take on the role of campaign manager for a US Presidential candidate. Read more for details ...

'Crimson Sea 2' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 2:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation today announced that 'Crimson Sea 2' for the PlayStation2 is making its world debut, and is shipping to retail outlets throughout North America. The game will ship to Japanese retailers on April 15th, 2004

'Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee is a humorous action racing game that combines a mission-based adventure and arena-style driving. The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee will be available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox in October 2004. Read more for the first few screens ...

'Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore and Monte Cristo Games today announced that Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps has shipped to retail stores in North America.

'Syberia II' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MC2-Microids announced today the release of the epic adventure game, Syberia II for the PC in North America. Syberia II takes our heroine Kate Walker on a dashing journey through four majestic worlds to the mythical Syberia, land of the forgotten mammoths, in the latest adventure from renowned artist Benoit Sokal.

'Dead Mans Hand' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a demo for Human Head Games' Western based FPS Dead Man's Hand. This demo features the FULL game, which can be unlocked by purchasing a license key, but if not it will let you play for 2 hours in demo mode (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

SCi's Financial Result Reveals New Products...

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today UK publisher SCi disclosed their latest finanical update and apart from the fact they booked a smaller loss than expected (these days that seems to be a good thing), it also reveals a few new products for fiscal year 2005/2006. SCi has enter a publishing deal with Rebellion for a new PS2/Xbox action title, Rogue Trooper, based on a 2000AD comic book. The results also reveal that while Conflict: Vietnam is still in development, Pivotal is already at work on a fourth title in the franchise. Read more for additional details ...

'TOCA Race Driver 2 - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Race Driver 2 will provide gamers the most diverse and thrilling range of motor sports ever seen in one game. Designed as the definitive racing experience, the game will feature complete PC online functionality. This single-player TOCA Race Driver 2 demo puts you in the driving seat of three of the game's 35 cars (Jaguar E-Type, the AMG Mercedes CLK and the HRT Holden Commodore VY), and lets you rip it up around Brands Hatch Indy, Hockenheimring and Phillip Island circuits. Read more for download links ...

'Pathologic' Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pathologic is a unique example of a dramatic game, which directly affects the player's state of mind. Featuring a bizarre combination of first-person game, role-playing features, non-linear plot and real time flow, three unique campaigns and multiple endings. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Resident Evil Outbreak' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Resident Evil Outbreak for the PlayStation2. Fear is redefined in Resident Evil Outbreak, a new concept for the Resident Evil universe. The game supports both off-line single player and online multiplayer game modes. The Resident Evil series is one of the most successful video game franchises in history having sold more than 24 million units worldwide. Resident Evil Outbreak is now available at retailers across North America and carries an “M” rating for mature audiences by the ESRB.

Online Games Get a Boost From Microsoft's Xbox

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 8:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

AXcess News (www.axcessnews.com) released a story describing how a sagging online gaming industry got a boost recently by Microsoft when the Redmond-based software maker announced it had lowered the price of its Xbox console and added more software titles.

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 5:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide and its games are considered collector items. Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is scheduled for release on next-generation consoles and the PC in late 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

'Ground Control II: Operation Exodus' Demo Is Coming ...

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the latest Sierra newsletter Massive Ent.'s Lead Game Designer Henrik Sebring revealed that we can expect a demo for their upcoming 3D RTS game Ground Control II: Operation Exodus. A specific date has not been mentioned bit would/should be "before" Ground Control II: Operation Exodus is ecpted in stores, which so far is still set for July 2004. Of course we will have the demo on our fileservers as soon as it's available...

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

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In EURO 2004 mode players can play as any of the 51 European nations. Players can arrange and play friendly matches against other nations or play through the tournament going from qualifying, to playoffs and into the finals. In addition to tracking injuries and suspensions, a new dynamic morale system will track players' morale, which will fluctuate based on individual and team performances and affect player abilities on the field. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox Review - 'Mafia'

by Agustin on March 30, 2004 @ 12:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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.