'Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval Lords takes aspiring city governors to the middle ages, combining rich city-building challenges with evolving military forces to defend against relentless attacks from neighboring enemies. A first for the genre, Medieval Lords features a full 3D engine that enables innovative new gameplay elements. The city building game genre will take on a whole new dimension when Monte Cristo Games ships "Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand” in Fall 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 5:48 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 :

  • Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone - Trailer
  • Richard Burns Rally - Trailer


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

'Killzone' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the near future, in a period of planetary colonisation, it revolves around a savage conflict between forces that are still loyal to Earth (the ISA) and a separatist, militaristic faction who call themselves the Helghast. The game follows your squad of four soldiers on a suicidal mission behind enemy lines, as they fight to undermine and defeat the Helghast forces following their devastating Blitzkrieg attack on the human colony. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Operation: Matriarchy' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 4:11 p.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 ...

Nyko's Wireless Air Flo Controller (PS2) Ships

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nyko Technologies, a leading manufacturer of innovative peripherals, has shipped the Wireless Air Flo controller for Sony Playstation 2, a cable-free unit that utilizes Nyko's patented Air Flo technology to provide gamers with a consistent flow of fresh air through the controller handgrips.

'SpellForce: The Breath of Winter' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpellForce: The Order of Dawn offers a new Single Player Campaign with over 40 hours of gameplay, giving to our fans another episode from our RPS Franchise SpellForce filled with a number of new and original features, like the Co-operative Multiplayer “Free Mode”, where you can join your allies in battling in one of the many maps offered by the campaign. Check out the freshly launched SpellForce: The Order of Dawn website or read more for some new screens ...

'God Of War' (PS2) Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

God of War is a new action/adventure game developed by SCEA's Southern California studio previously known for developing Twisted Metal. You play as a yet unnamed hero, surrounded by Greek mythology. Hacking your way through hordes of enemies by means of swords and Spawn-like chains you are on a quest to kill the Greek "God Of War", Ares. Read more for some screens...

NVIDIA Unveils Final Film Render 'Gelato'

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today unveiled NVIDIA Gelato, the first 3D final-film renderer accelerated by industry-standard graphics hardware. Armed with the full feature set required by film and TV production professionals, NVIDIA Gelato is set to revolutionize digital film production with speed, precision, and productivity increases never before seen in offline, film-quality rendering.

NCsoft Announces Special E3 Promotion for 'Guild Wars'

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ArenaNet and NCsoft are pleased to invite gamers worldwide to join the Guild Wars E3 show floor experience. From May 12 through 14, while Guild Wars is being demonstrated on the E3 show floor, players from around the world will be able to join in the fun and play the game in real-time over the Internet.

'Dungeon Siege II' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 10:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeon Siege II, the sequel to the best-selling RPG from Gas Powered Games, returns players to the beautiful fantasy land of Aranna; but it is a land scarred by civil war where the lines between good and evil are blurred. Check out the freshly launched website, or read more for some new screens ...

Disney's Toontown Online Launches In Japan

by Thomas on April 19, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Walt Disney Internet Group today announced that its critically acclaimed Disney's Toontown Online is now available in Japan through a distribution deal with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (NTT East) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation (NTT West). Hailed as the first downloadable massively multiplayer (MMP) 3D online game for kids and families, Disney's Toontown Online first launched in the U.S. in June 2003.

Sammy Studios Announces 2004 E3 Lineup

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios, Inc today announced the lineup of videogames it is showcasing at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). This year's show marks several milestones for Sammy Studios, with the company showing its biggest-ever portfolio of games, and its products representing the first US-based internal development and licensing efforts for parent company Sammy Corporation of Tokyo, Japan.

'KumaWar' Launches 'Fallujah Police Station Raid' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Keeping with its promise to deliver missions just weeks after a military event occurs, KumaWar, an online game service featuring accurate re-creations of real-world events in the war on terror, has launched its newest mission, Fallujah Police Station Raid.

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in Indonesia in the near future, Joint Operations takes the player to a country on the verge of disintegration. Regional independence movements have acquired advanced weaponry as the nation's military splits into competing factions. Escalating violence threatens innocent civilians and Western economic interests. Read more for some new screens ...

'UEFA EURO 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a demo for their upcoming soccer game UEFA Euro 2004. 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. Read more for download links ...

'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy' (PS2/Xbox) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. today announced the debut of the official Psi-Ops Web site. Check out the official website to experience the latest action-packed movies, stunning screenshots and most in-depth character and gameplay information available. The site will be updated on a weekly basis with fresh assets, adrenaline pumping movies and trailers that will give viewers just a taste of what’s to come when Psi-Ops ships on June 14th for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

Encore Signs 'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it has reached an agreement with Melbourne, Australia-based developer IR Gurus to publish Heroes of the Pacific for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and Windows PC. Read more for details & screens ...

'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has released not one, but two patches for Cyanide Studios' Pro Rugby Manager 2004. This upgrade will brings your retail game to v1.03 and adresses some gosmetic changes, becoming manager, in game messages and a few other minor changes. Read more for details and download links ...

Eidos Signs 'Crash 'n' Burn' (PS2/Xbox)

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces it has signed a development deal with Climax. Climax's Brighton studio is developing Crash 'n' Burn, an arcade driving game for PlayStation 2 and Xbox which will be released in autumn 2004

'Jagged Alliance 3' Revealed

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on RPGDOT that, while not announced yet, Strategy First has created an official forum for Jagged Alliance 3. This is either a very big mistake, or an early indication that we may soon expect news about another sequel to Sir Tech's turn based strategy game. Strategy First did buy the JA license a few months back, and with E3 around the corner, it wouldnt be too much of a stretch. More details to follow shortly...

Valve Preparing For Another 'Half-Life 2' Delay?

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on VPRO that Polygon Magazine has a quote from Valve's Gabe Newell that Half-Life might be delayed until 2005. "We've already spent millions into this project, and we're willing to spend as much as we need to make this the best first person experience ever. If that means delaying the game to 2005, we'll do it without any hesitation. If it means sinking another $20 million into the project, we can do it. Rest assured, if we delay the game, it'll be only to blow your socks off even more when it finally releases."

PS2 Review - 'Corvette'

by Hank on April 19, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Live the dream. Drive the car. Play the game! Celebrate Corvette’s 50th anniversary in style with over 80 fantastic Corvette models to choose from. It all takes place on an obstacle filled race down Route 66 from Chicago to LA.