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More 'Interplay' Woes

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 10:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After yesterday's somewhat upbeat message by means of their financial results and revelation of various new titles, it seems all is not well over at Interplay. An article on Gamespot seems to indicate that Interplay is 3 months behind on the rent for their Irvine facilities and are facing eviction if they dont come up with roughly $450,000 in change. Although by now the eviction has expired and since Interplay is still on location, that would indicate something has been resolved.

'Fight Club' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Due out in late 2004, Fight Club, developed by Genuine Games, is set to deliver an intense experience that will combine the characters, settings, artistic style, and story elements from the movie with a realistic fighting system that will appeal to both hardcore and casual gamers. Read more for some new screens ...

'You Are Empty' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"You Are Empty" is a First Person Shooter in a thriller style with some of the Adventure elements. Actions take place into a huge totalitarian Soviet city of 50-60s, in alternative history. You have to play a part of a typical soviet citizen of a severe totalitarian regime. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Ace Combat 5 - Trailer
  • UEFA Euro 2004 - Trailer
  • Transformers - Trailer


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

'City of Heroes' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city. Check out some new screens ...

'WarBirds 2004' Launches

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 3:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iEntertainment Network announced today that WarBirds 2004, a brand new version of the World Famous WarBirds game, is available for download at www.Totalsims.com. WarBirds 2004 builds upon the success of its predecessor WarBirds III, which received high remarks from gaming critics and flight simulation enthusiasts since its release last year.

'Master Ninja Tournament' (Xbox) - Sign Up NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo and Xbox Live announced today that online registration for all three rounds of the North America Master Ninja Tournament will begin on Monday, May 3rd. Starting then, participants in North America will be able to register online (http://www.xbox.com/MasterNinjaTournament) for tournament competition as gamers help ninja Ryu Hayabusa seek revenge for his clan who was massacred by the evil Vigoor Empire.

'ShellShock: Nam '67' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War. The game is being developed by Guerrilla and will be available for PS2, Xbox and PC in June 2004.

'Dead Man's Hand' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released the first patch for Human Head's Western FPS Dead Man's Hand. No version indicator but at it seems this patch addresses various game bugs and adds 6 new multiplayer maps (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Panzers' - Demo Coming Up

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to a top secret report from the British Secret Service, a PANZERS demo is on its way. Initial details communicate that there will be a single player demo in the beginning of May. Other unconfirmed information suggests that the age rating will not be under 18! Of course we will have it on our fileservers as soon as its available...

'Serious Sam: Next Encounter' (NGC/PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive announced today that its Global Star publishing label has shipped Serious Sam: Next Encounter for the PlayStation2 and GameCube to North American retailers and is expected to be released in Europe and Australia on April 30, 2004. Developed by Climax, the newest addition to the popular first-person shooter franchise features online play for up to eight players and two-player split screen action on the PlayStation 2, a four-player deathmatch option on the Nintendo GameCube, and two-player cooperative mode for both platforms. Serious Sam: Next Encounter is rated M for Mature and is available for the suggested retail price of $19.99.

'Spy Fiction' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring exciting espionage action, "Spy Fiction" follows the exploits of two special agents in an underground spy agency. As members of the elite S.E.A. Phantom strike squad, Bishop and Sheila are dispatched to disable a diabolical plot that begins with an ominous message sent to world governments. To spare millions of lives from a new horrific biotech weapon, they must embark on missions spanning the globe to seek and destroy a shadowy terrorist organization. Read more to check out some new screens & trailer.

'Operation: Matriarchy' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Operation: Matriarchy' is an upcoming first-person shooter under development at MADia, due 1st quarter 2005. You are a trooper of the government army sent with the expeditionary force to attack Velian. As you accomplish missions given to you at the headquarters, you get new opportunities in selection of weapons and military equipment. Each mission will also get you closer to the secret of the origin of the Velian anomaly of the human race. Read more for details & screens ...

'Sacred' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron has released a new update patch for their RPG game Sacred. This update brings your retail game to v1.6, available for UK/US versions, adresses various multiplayer bugs & fixes, and various other game fixes and tweaks. Read more for download links ...

'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | 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 out the new screens ...

'Duel Masters: Sempai Legends' (GBA) Announced

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and Wizards of the Coast today announced that Duel Masters - the number one toy in Japan according to Weekly Toy News - will be released for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance in June 2004. Already an incredibly successful trading card game, television series and comic book in Japan, Atari's Duel Masters: Sempai Legends will launch hot on the heels of the newest round of the Duel Masters trading card game from Wizards of the Coast.

'Battlefield: Modern Combat' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that the award-winning Battlefield franchise is coming to console for the first time with Battlefield: Modern Combat for the PlayStation2. The title, which is currently under development by Sweden-based Digital Illusions, is scheduled for release in late 2004 under the EA GAMES brand and will retail for $49.99. Read more for details and the first screens

'Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine' Announced

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine gives you control over the mighty armies that struggled across Europe in the Eighteenth Century. This sequel to Horse & Musket: Great Battles of the Eighteenth Century, winner of the Charles S. Roberts Award, brings Frederick's most famous and engaging campaigns to life in meticulous and exciting detail.

'Pathologic' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | 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 some new screens ...

'TOCA Race Driver 2' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Race Driver 2 will provide gamers the most diverse and thrilling range of motor sports ever seen in one game. This TOCA Race Driver 2 demo has the same amount of content as the single player demo (3 cars, 3 tracks) but the Vintage classic E-type has been replaced by a formula ford race at oulton park, and now also has multiplayer enabled. Read more for download links ...

'Fire Department 2' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monte Cristo Games and Focus are wroking on a sequel to last year's strategy game Fire Department (known in the US as Emergency Fire Response). Fire Department 2 will feature a lot of improvements and new features such as multiplayer capabilities, better AI, control over a larger amount of units, improved graphics, 5 campaigns and of course more realism. Read more for the first screens ...

PC Preview - 'Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicles'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on April 15, 2004 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

High-tension Battle : The graphic concept of Lineage II is made up assuming that there is a tremendous siege by dozens of charaters which has the most advanced 3D details like those in fighting games. Rampart standing high in the way of surging forces, Plains overlooked by one riding on dragon high in the sky, Archers on the rampart sniping at the coming enemy from far place. These powerful scene will be produced with the latest 3D technology.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'EverQuest II' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath. Read on to check out the latest screen ...

PS2 Review - 'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm'

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 15, 2004 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

While the Cubans revel in their newfound democracy, the Colombian drug cartel that financed the failed revolution has set its sites on a new target. Readying a retaliatory blow against its own American-allied government, the Columbian cartel rocks the capital with severe explosions, including one that severely damages the American embassy. Hearing the Colombian government's cry for support, the U.S. sends in the Ghosts to deliver deadly justice to the Colombian cartel and end their ever-accelerating agenda of terror.