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'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...

Fatal1ty Shoot Out QAt E3

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Auravision Inc. today announces the first products from the Fatal1ty line of professional gaming products, including the Fatal1ty/PWX system and a motherboard and graphics card created by ABIT Computer Corporation, a world leading manufacturer of award-winning motherboards, video cards, and server products. Fatal1ty will be at E3 in booth #6453 Kentia Hall answering challenges from 100 first-come-first-served attendees in four-minute Fatal1ty shoot outs. Challengers can win $1000 if they are able to beat Fatal1ty and other prizes can be won for scoring points against him.

'ESPN NFL 2005' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames is proud to announce the next chapter of its critically acclaimed, adrenaline-pumping football series - ESPN NFL 2005. The ESPN NFL series, known for its stalwart football realism exhibited in bold gameplay and stellar animations, will be unleashed in Fall 2004.

'Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Read more to check 30 new screens and also check our Panzers preview!

'Warlords Battlecry III' - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | 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 ...

KumaWar Launches 'Samarra Bank Heist Part 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, an online game service featuring accurate recreations of real world events in the war on terror, has launched its newest mission, Samarra Bank Heist Part 2. Read more for details & screens ...

'City of Heroes' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation announces that City of Heroes has reached gold master status in North America and will soon be on its way to retailers in the United States and Canada. The company also announces that all customers who purchase the City of Heroes pre-order box and register their account will have a three-day head start in the game over customers who purchase the game on or after the launch date. The official launch date for City of Heroes is April 28.

'Lineage II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation announces that Lineage II has reached gold master status in North America and will soon be on its way to retailers in the United States and Canada. The official launch date for Lineage II will be April 28.

Play Golf Indoors With 'QMotions-Golf'

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

QMotions, Inc. announced today that QMotions-Golf, an Indoor Golf Simulation System that offers players state-of-the-art highly accurate, ‘full-motion’ interactive involvement in popular golf games for Windows, is now available. QMotions-Golf can be used at home, in the office, or on a business trip -- just about anywhere, anytime. Read more for details ...

'Atari' & 'Universal Motown Records' To Promote 'Transformers' (PS2)

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Highlighting the entertainment industry relationships that have become its hallmark, Atari, Inc. today announced an ongoing cross promotional collaboration with Universal Motown Records Group, which will tie-in ReAlign/Universal's hot new band, DROPBOX, with Atari's highly anticipated TRANSFORMERS video game for the PlayStation2, based on Hasbro, Inc.'s popular TRANSFORMERS brand.

'The Matrix Online' Uses AOL IM

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just because you enter "The Matrix" doesn't mean you have to lose touch with your friends anymore. America Online and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on Monday said the popular AOL Instant Messenger service would be embedded in the upcoming video game "The Matrix Online."

'Painkiller' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that Painkiller, one of the most anticipated Windows shooters of 2004, is now available at major retailers across North America. Painkiller puts gamers in the role of Daniel Garner, an unfortunate victim of a fatal car accident now trapped in a dark and sinister world somewhere between Heaven and Hell. To find his salvation, Garner must fight through more than 50 species of Hell’s wildest incarnations in an attempt to stop an imminent Unholy War.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'King Of Fighters: Maximum Impact' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'KOF: Maximum Impact' will feature the most popular KOF characters such as Terry Bogard and Kyo Kusanagi all rendered in 3D. The game will also feature several brand new characters to the franchise and a wide assortment of detailed battlegrounds and fighting maneuvers. check out the new screens ...

Xbox Review - 'Tenchu: Return from Darkness'

by Agustin on April 12, 2004 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set in the late 1570's, one year after the original Tenchu, Tenchu: Return from Darkness allows players to assume the role of the ninjas Rikimaru, Ayame or the mysterious Tesshu as they battle the evil Tenrai and his six lords of darkness. As silent assassins, players must use cunning, strategy, deadly stealth and an arsenal of weapons to overcome dangerous missions and defend the Japanese countryside from Tenrai's armies.

PC Review - 'Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword'

by Alanix on April 12, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The elite multinational squad of counter-terrorist operatives returns in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword, the first mission pack of the wildly successful Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. They defeated the diabolical plot of a terrorist mastermind in the smash-hit PC game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. But a few desperate remnants of the organization remain - and Team RAINBOW won't rest until terror has been vanquished and the world is safe.