'D-Day 1944' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 9:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"D-Day, 1944" is the work of an international team from Canada, Britain, Australia and New Zealand. With new aircraft, new sound, new effects, new scenery and new campaigns, "D-Day, 1944" captures the flavor of those spring days that saw the beginning of liberation for Europe. Read more for details, screens and an ingame footage trailer ...

'Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 3:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain is the next installment of the Syphon Filter storyline. Elsa Weissenger has come to Gabe Logan with evidence that a multinational corporation has been behind the Syphon Filter conspiracy from the beginning. Mara Aramov is connected to this consortium in some way that Gabe does not understand. But here is what Gabe does know: Mara has escaped custody, outbreaks of a deadly new mutation of the virus are appearing all over the globe, and Chechnyan rebels are selling the virus to other terrorists.

'SpellForce: The Breath of Winter' - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 3:49 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. Read more for some new screens ...

'Viewtiful Joe 2' (NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom's quirkiest action superhero once again takes center stage in this engaging action brawler that has new moves, a playable heroine, and inventive character designs with gameplay that perpetuates more punch and style than its predecessor. Viewtiful Joe 2 is set to unleash it's viewtifulness onto the real world this winter.

'Arcade Treasures 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. today announced Midway Arcade Treasures 2, a compilation of classic Midway arcade games together on one disk. The sequel to the successful 2003 launch of Midway Arcade Treasures, Midway Arcade Treasures 2 is currently in development and scheduled to ship Fall 2004 for the PS2, Xbox and the GameCube with a suggested retail price of $19.99.

'Athens 2004: The Olympic Games' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Eurocom in close cooperation with ISM and the Organising Committee of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games to ensure the authenticity of the game, Athens 2004 will capture the excitement and realism of the 2004 Olympic Games on PlayStation 2. Scheduled for release in July 2004 just prior to the start of the next Olympic Games in August. Read more for a big batch of new screens ...

'EverQuest II' - Beta Test Sign-up Next Week

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced that Beta sign-ups for EverQuest II will begin in May and the Beta testing program itself will begin in June. EverQuest II will be available at retail in North America after the Beta program is complete later in the year. Be sure to check out the "beta signup page" and keep your fingers crossed ...

SEGA Announces 'SEGA SuperStars' (PS2) for EyeToy - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced the development of SEGA SuperStars – a new game for the EyeToy interactive camera add-on for the PlayStation2. The new game, which will feature a collection of SEGA's best known properties, is due to be previewed with selected teaser levels at the forthcoming E3 2004 Expo, May 12-14, Los Angeles.

'CT Special Forces: Fire For Effect' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games has announced today the arrival on PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC of its counter-terrorist franchise: CT Special Forces. CT Special Forces: Fire For Effect will feature unique missions in the fight against worldwide terrorist networks. The game also benefits from a cutting-edge engine as well as a specific physics system.

'Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set to launch during the 60th anniversary of "D-Day", Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers' development team is comprised of former members of the celebrated Fallout 2, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon teams.

'Neighbours from Hell 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released a demo for their reality TV show videogame Neighbours From Hell 2! Following that comes an exclusive and brand new Level set on a beach in China. Read more for download links ...

Xbox Preview - 'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy'

by Eric on April 26, 2004 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

As Geller, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value.

'Empire Earth 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games today announced development of Empire Earth 2. Developed by Mad Doc Software and due for release in the first half of 2005, Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.

'Deadlands' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deadlands is a 3rd person action horror title, which sees a murdered gunslinger, brought back to life through possession by an evil spirit. Known only as the Stranger, he seeks retribution against the Seven Sins, a merciless gang of criminals who have entered into a terrible pact with the Reckoners, an evil force from another plane of existence.

'Fable' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fable is a ground-breaking role-playing adventure game from Peter Molyneux, in which your every action determines your skills, appearance, and reputation. Create your life story from childhood to death. Grow from an inexperienced adolescent into the most powerful being in the world. Check these 3 new screens ...

PC Review - 'Painkiller'

by Alanix on April 26, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance.

'Silent Hunter III' - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The next title in the Silent Hunter franchise will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.

'Metroid Prime 2: Echoes' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 1:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Although no official word or announcement has been made, the first screens for Retro Studios' sequel 'Metroid Prime 2: Echoes' have surfaced. Surely there will be more details released by Nintendo next month at the E3, in the meantime, read more to check them out ...

'Def Jam Vendetta II' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Def Jam Vendetta II, the ultimate hip-hop-fueled fighting video game, is currently in development under the EA GAMES brand, Def Jam Vendetta II features more than 70 characters, including more than 35 of the most renowned artists and personalities in hip-hop today, including Busta Rhymes, Lil' Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Slick Rick, Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra and many more.

Bungie Founder Announces New Company

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wideload Games, Inc., unveiled itself to the world today as a new development studio dedicated to making hit video and computer games by injecting a unique blend of their visionary development model, creative gameplay and oddball humor into the computer and video games industry. Wideload was started by Alexander Seropian, industry veteran and founder of Bungie Studios of Halo, Myth and Marathon fame.

Atari Reveals New 'Dragon Ball Z' Titles

by Rainier on April 26, 2004 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acknowledging the global demand for and success of the Dragon Ball Z video game franchise, Atari today announced its DBZ lineup for 2004. The two titles, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 for the PlayStation2 and Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors for Game Boy Advance, find Goku and his fellow Z-Warriors in a new realm of challenges and missions.