'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2004 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Battle for Middle-earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses. Check these 2 new screens ...

'Perimeter' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 18, 2004 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has released a demo for K-D Lab's Perimeter, a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter. This demo features a tutorial, a campaign mission "Isoland" and 2 instant battle maps (Fish & Tini). Read more for download links ...

'Juiced' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Getting under the hood and into the very heart of street racing, Acclaim and Juice Games bring you their next-generation racing game, Juiced due this Autumn. Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing.

'More Than Games'

by Ben Parfitt on April 18, 2004 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Back when games were in their mainstream infancy, there was a time when companies like Nintendo and Sega fought their battles through the games released on their systems. Did you prefer the ingenious structure of Miyamoto’s Mario platformers’ or the high-speed kicks of Sega’s Sonic? Was it Nintendo’s Mode 7 graphics technology or the arcade thrills of Thunderforce 3 that got you hot under the collar?

PC Preview - 'World of WarCraft'

by Mark Crump on April 18, 2004 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Rich in legend and filled with adventure, the World of Warcraft awaits! For the first time, players experience the lands of Azeroth from a new, in-depth perspective. As heroes, they explore familiar battlefields, discover new lands and take on epic quests and challenges in Blizzards massively multiplayer, on-line, role-playing game. Read more to check out our preview, part 1.