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Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 6:06 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 :

  • The Chronicles Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay - Trailer
  • Star Wars: Battlefront - Trailer
  • Joint Operations : Typhoon Rising - Trailer
  • True Crime: Streets Of L.A. - Trailer
  • STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl - Trailer
  • Unreal Championship 2 - Trailer


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

'Alien Blast: the Encounter' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First has issued a new patch for Made By KIDDIES' sci-fi shooter Alien Blast: the Encounter. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.3 and addresses a problem with newer NVidia cards (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'MVP Baseball 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the first patch for MVP Baseball 2004 adressing some control issues, updating the roster, anti cheat and various other tweaks. This update is needed if you want to play online. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'Burnout 3' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout 3 takes the series even further, now featuring a unique 'crash and burn' racing concept and a one-of-a-kind special effects engine that delivers spectacular visuals. The intensity heats up as players race, and often crash, their way through oncoming traffic in an attempt to claim the top spot. Check the new screens ...

'UEFA EURO 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 2:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. In addition to tracking injuries and suspensions, a new dynamic morale system will track players' morale, which will fluctuate based on individual and team performances and affect player abilities on the field. Read more for some new screens ...

'Vietcong' - New Multiplayer Map Available NOW

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pterodon has released another new multiplayer beta map for their tactical shooter Vietcong. This 'Prophet' map supports the ATG, CTF (including bot support), DM and TDM game modes. Read more for screens & download links ...

'Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires' (PS2) Coming To North America

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation today announced the next phase of the top-selling video game, Dynasty Warriors 4, with the upcoming release of Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires. The Tactical Action game will be available exclusively for the PS2.

Microsoft Turns to IBM for Next Xbox Chip

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rumoured and revealed by TeamXbox a few weeks ago, today Microsoft Corp. said it would turn to International Business Machines Corp. for microchip technology that it will use in the next version of its popular video game console, the Xbox. Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft, the world's largest software company, used a chip from the No. 1 microprocessor maker, Intel Corp., in the first version of its Xbox, which was released in 2000.

'Backyard Baseball' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and Major League Baseball have announced that Backyard Baseball for the PS2 has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Starring Alex Rodriguez, the New York Yankees newly acquired third baseman, Backyard Baseball is the newest game in the award-winning Backyard Sports franchise - the only sports series that let kids play with their favorite pro players as kid sized versions of themselves.

Bethesda Announces 'The Elder Scrolls' Series 10th Anniversary

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks is proud to announce the 10th anniversary of its award-winning RPG series, The Elder Scrolls, and will be celebrating the event over the next month on the official Elder Scrolls web site: www.elderscrolls.com. The series, which began in 1994, helped usher in the resurgence of computer role-playing games and the series as a whole has been played by millions of gamers around the world and won hundred of awards.

'Massive Assault Network' - Trial/Demo Version Available NOW

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming.net has released a fully functional trial/demo version for Massive Assault Network, an online 3D strategy game based on original Secret Allies political concept, where two commanders fight for global domination in sci-fi environment. Everyone can play the fully functional version for free until the release, set for April 13. Read more for download links ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl' - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out 12 new screens...

Developer 'Sick Puppies' Closes Down

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK developer Sick Puppies, who recently worked on 'Ghost Master', has been closed down, due to disappointing sales of their latest ghost hunting title, according to Empire Interactive. No further details are available at this point.

'Lagsters' - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lagsters is an arcade racing title, where the action takes place in closed environments - tubes. The player will be able to use a vast number of different weapons and upgrades to their cars to become the winner of one of the 32 races. The tracks are compiled into 4 different championships of the single player mode. The multiplayer mode will offer three different modes of play: 'Last Man Driving', 'Fox and Hounds' and 'Divided Glory' where up to 8 players may participate in one race.

'Myst IV: Revelation' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today revealed the critically acclaimed and best-selling Myst franchise will launch its newest adventure, Myst IV: Revelation, this fall. Peter Gabriel, world-renowned recording artist, composed an individual song to compliment the soundtrack of award-winning composer Jack Wall that creates the game's immersive and ambient soundtrack. Read more for details and screens ...

'Fight Night 2004' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that its new boxing game, EA SPORTS Fight Night 2004 has begun shipping to retail locations nationwide for the PlayStation2 and Xbox. The game is published under the EA SPORTS brand and features Light Heavyweight Champion of the World Roy Jones Jr. as its cover athlete.

'NBA Ballers' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that NBA Ballers, an all-new and unique one-on-one NBA lifestyle basketball videogame, has shipped for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

'Herucles Poirot' Games Revealed

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 3:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Anyone who has ever fancied themselves a detective to rival Poirot can test their mettle when Agatha Christie's murder mysteries become PC games. Christie's grandson, Mathew Prichard, has given permission for computer game experts to develop a series of five computer games over the next six years. He hopes it will bring her many novels to life for a whole new audience (thanks EvilAvatar).

'Horizons: Empire of Istaria' - Free Trial

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari and Digital Bros have collaborated to bring intrigued gamers a free seven day trial of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game Horizons: Empire of Istaria. Horizons: Empire of Istaria takes place in the world of Istaria, with huge environments which include cities, towns, castles, strongholds, villages and mystical structures. The environments range from tropical jungles and arctic tundra to windswept plains and mountainous wilderness.

'Joint Operations' - Multiplayer Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novalogic has released the first patch for their Joint Operations multplayer demo addressing server stability, game fixes and weapon balancing. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Wildlife Park: Wild Creatures' - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Wildlife Park AddOn "Wild Creatures", appearing in spring 2004, will transfer you into a world of amazingly exotic and wild animals from the present - and from the past! The new research centers and genetic labs offer you the possibility to breed back endangered animals and even extinct species, as well as different kinds of plants. Read more for some new screens ...

Xbox Review - 'Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny'

by Agustin on April 5, 2004 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny features the highly popular trading card game in a beautifully rendered 3D world. With more than 1,000 of the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dawn of Destiny seamlessly integrates the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game gameplay and rules with spectacular 3D monster battles. Players can construct three different decks to implement multiple dueling strategies for the ultimate card battle.

'Crimson Tears' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 1:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crimson Tears takes place in Tokyo--50 years from now--where a biotechnology company named Weponix secretively controls the world as an underground manufacturer of war machines. Crimson Tears consists of randomly generated dungeons. In the beginning of each dungeon, the player is situated in a base where characters and equipment can be chosen. Once in the dungeon, the player must fight enemies, find items, beat the middle boss, and then return back to the base.

'Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the 60s and using the Cold War as its inspiration, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater forces the player to adopt a number of new skills to survive in Snake's new jungle environment. Danger lurks everywhere as Snake explores the beautifully-realised forests, encampments and rivers, with guards patrolling key routes, dangerous animals to contend with, and the uneven terrain and noisy foliage making the silent approaches the Metal Gear hero is famed for virtually impossible. Read more for some new screens ...