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Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 4:24 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 :

  • Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 - Trailer
  • Hitman: Contracts - TV Commercial #2
  • Richard Burns Rally - Trailer


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

MicroSoft Announces New 'Xbox Live' Features

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first of a new wave of features on Xbox Live will greet subscribers when they log into the world's largest online gaming service after an update this Wednesday. Starting on Wednesday, April 21st at 6 a.m., Xbox Live servers will be offline for as long as 24 hours while new features are added. Once back online, gamers will be able to send Voice Messages with their friend and game invites to other gamers, further personalizing their online gaming experience.

'Sly 2: Band of Thieves' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sly 2: Band of Thieves is a comic crime caper, action-adventure game designed exclusively for the PlayStation2. Created by Seattle-based developer, Sucker Punch Productions, Sly 2: Band of Thieves incorporates many of Sucker Punch's signature talents including award winning toon-shaded animation and art direction, visual style, immersive storylines, strong characters, and highly interactive worlds. Read more to check out some new screens ...

Soldiers: Heroes of World War II - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 4:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soldiers is a third-person tactical action complete with a stunning 3D visual engine. Pitching the player headlong into the war-torn battlegrounds of Europe, gameplay delivers extremely realistic yet explosive combat scenarios. Commanding a highly trained team of special forces behind enemy lines, your job is to get them in, execute the mission your way and get out - fast!

'UFC: Sudden Impact' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 3:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global Star announced today it has shipped UFC: Sudden Impact for the PlayStation2 to North American retailers. UFC: Sudden Impact is expected to hit retail shelves in Europe on April 30th.

'Hidden & Dangerous 2' - Demo Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 has released a new patch for Illusion Softworks' squad based shooter Hidden & Dangerous 2 mp demo. This will bring your mp demo to v1.05 and addresses the usual bug fixes, game tweaks, vehicle enhancements but also a new multiplayer map (Normandy2B_mp_zone). Read more for details and download links ...

'Viewtiful Joe 2' (NGC/PS2) Announced

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the highly anticipated Viewtiful Joe sequel, Viewtiful Joe 2 for the PS2 and GameCube. In Viewtiful Joe 2, players will reacquaint themselves with the cel-shaded, comic book movie realm and stunning signature gameplay elements that are synonymous only to Joe.

'Wehrwolf' - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wehrwolf is a first person 3D action-adventure game. This game was build using the best achievements in 3D technologies. The game has two modes: singleplayer and multiplayer game with a gamestyle similar to Call of Duty and Medal of Honor. Read more for new screens ...

'Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone ' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone is an action adventure game set in the popular D&D world created by Wizards of the Coast. Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone will place players in the middle of a heated battle between two demonic armies set to overrun the world of Faerun. Read more for 8 new screens ...

Konami Announces 'Karaoke Revolution Volume 2' (PS2)

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore! Encore! Konami Digital Entertainment today announced that Karaoke Revolution Volume 2, the follow-up to last year's critically-acclaimed music game, will hit the stage this July for the PlayStation2.

'Ultra Bust-A-Move' (Xbox) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco Sales Inc. today announced plans to publish Ultra Bust-A-Move for the Xbox. The latest version from the addictive, bubble-bursting video game franchise features five new puzzle types, hundreds of puzzles and full Xbox Live support, including head-to-head play.

'Terminator 3: The Redemption' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Terminator 3: The Redemption will take players for a thrill ride into the post-apocalyptic universe as they play the series’ signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Terminator 3: The Redemption will surprise players with innovative and exciting gameplay presented in a number of different styles utilizing vehicles and machines straight from the Terminator universe, pitting the Terminator against numerous ground and air-based and enemies.

THQ Europe Signs 'Battle For Troy'

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle for Troy puts the player in command of vast legions of armies in ancient Greece during the Trojan War. The player leads the military might of the bloodthirsty Greek Alliance's campaign, as they march across the rocky hillsides into ancient Troy.

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' Euro Beta Test Launched

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic Ltd. today announced the launch of the official European beta test for the eagerly anticipated Joint Operations : Typhoon Rising on PC. The test, which goes live today via the company's own internet gaming service, NovaWorld (www.novaworld.com) will give gamers a real taste of the title which is set to take the multiplayer community by storm! Read more for details ...

'Dark Age Of Camelot: New Frontiers' Enters Second Beta Stage

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game "Dark Age of Camelot," today announced that "Dark Age of Camelot: New Frontiers" has entered Beta 2 stage.

1C Company Signs 'You Are Empty'

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company officially announces that it has won publishing rights to You Are Empty from Digital Spray Studios. You Are Empty is a first-person action game, that offers players an alternative approach to the history of USSR.

'Godzilla: Save the Earth' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is returning Godzilla and his titanic sized foes to video game consoles this Fall with Godzilla: Save the Earth, an epic action adventure game featuring grand scale nuclear-powered monster-bashing mayhem.

'Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The struggle between the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance extends into space with Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed, the first expansion for the award-winning Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing game set in the Star Wars universe. Read more for details, screens & teaser trailer...

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using the latest Unreal Technology from Epic Games, developer Zombie Games is creating an ultra-realistic game world spanning Middle Eastern cities and towns to the secret military bases in the frozen backcountry of Russia to other global hotspots in the Philippines, Bosnia and Western Europe. Check some new screens ...

'Formula One 04' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Europe (SCEE) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Formula One 04, the only officially licensed game of the FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. Entering the second year of a four Championship season partnership with the Formula One Administration Ltd, SCEE maintains the exclusive rights to develop the Formula One franchise for next gen systems. Read more for details & screens ...

'Gametrak: Dark Wind' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In2Games, which will launch the revolutionary Gametrak 3D control system for PS2 in Q3 this year, today announces a change of name for the launch title, previously codenamed Black Wind. Henceforth, the first-person beat-em-up game will be known as Gametrak: Dark Wind. The name change was prompted by a statement made by a terrorist group linked to Al Qaeda, which spoke of a "Black Wind of death" against the west. Read more for details & screens ...

New Sims Title 'The URBZ' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that The URBZ is in development for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, the Nintendo GameCube, and the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. For the first time, Sims are living in the city where reputation (rep) is everything. Players will custom-create these new Sims, called Urbz, by customizing their unique style and building their status to become the biggest "player" in the city.

'Test Drive: Eve of Destruction' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. announces the unpredictable new racing game, Test Drive: Eve of Destruction for the PlayStation2. Developed by Monster Games, Test Drive: Eve of Destruction captures the raw, unfettered thrill of no-rules competition and is based on real-life extreme racing events.

'Steel Law Online' Announced - Screens

by Patrick on April 21, 2004 @ 8:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Redemption are announcing the launch of "Steel Law Online", a massively-multiplayer/multi-platform online conspiracy game. Readm ore for screens & details ...

'Chaos League' Advert Competition

by Patrick on April 21, 2004 @ 7:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Applied for "Who wants to marry a millionaire" but got rejected? Well, about time for some in-game stardom! Read more for details on how to enter...

Win A Copy Of 'Beyond Divinity'

by Patrick on April 21, 2004 @ 6:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Are you in school and have nothing to do? Or like me, sitting at work and do nothing? Then why not try to win a game?

Battlefront Announces 'Down In Flames' & 'Modern Naval Battles'

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefront.com and Dan Verssen Games are combining their talents to bring two classic tabletop game series' into the world of computer gaming. Read more for details on both titles ...

Warlords Battlecry III - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 2:25 a.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 ...

And Then There Were Ten...

by Patrick on April 21, 2004 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

North London's postmen heaved a huge sigh of relief on Thursday, April 8th as that was the closing date for the Football Manager 'design a logo' competition, which saw more than 6,000 entries delivered to Sports Interactive's Islington office. Over 22 ink cartridges and thousands of bits of paper (to be recycled) were used, and it took 9 judges 2 days to get the list down to the 10 finalists.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'MLB Slugfest: Loaded' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the newest title in the adrenaline-style baseball series which, for the first time, takes America’s Pastime online with a host of new gameplay features. Also new for 2004, MLB SlugFest: Loaded will include the addition of the Baseball Mogul engine into its franchise mode, adding great depth and endless re-playability to the game. Midway also today unveiled Sammy Sosa as the cover athlete for MLB SlugFest: Loaded, establishing a relationship with one of baseball’s all-time greats.

'The Punisher' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Driven by a hatred of crime bordering on insanity, Frank Castle became The Punisher, a one-man army whose mission goes far beyond revenge. Taking on the city's high-powered crime lords, he wreaks havoc on the corrupt with methods reserved for those on the wrong side of the law. "The Punisher" video game represents the best of over 30 years of "Punisher" comic books and depicts some of the grittiest storylines in the Marvel Universe.

PC Review - 'One Must Fall: Battlegrounds'

by Justin on April 21, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ever wish you were a 90-foot-tall robot, beating the snot out of other huge robots in a futuristic mega-sport? Sure you have. We all have, and this is your chance - One Must Fall: Battlegrounds puts you in control of enormous robots, letting you fight to become a champion in the greatest spectator sport of all time.

GMX Announces 'Great Journey' - Screens

by Patrick on April 21, 2004 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the adventure title Great Journey in most European countries. “This is our first title specifically targeted to the under 14s, we look forward to making this title a success across Europe.” Commented COO for GMX Media Eugene Perry.