Mastiff announced today that Nippon Ichi Software Inc's great tactical RPG, La Pucelle: Tactics, has shipped to retailers across North America. La Pucelle: Tactics is exclusive for the PlayStation2 and uses a similar battle system to the 2003 award-winning game, Disgaea, also a Nippon Ichi Software title.
Today's Big Story
The Matrix Online, the massively multiplayer online game that will allow players to jack into The Matrix, is accepting signups for the beta test. Those fortunate few in the beta will take an active role in continuing the saga, created by the Wachowski Brothers in The Matrix movie trilogy, set immediately after the end of The Matrix Revolutions.
Playlogic International unveils upcoming titles at the E3 game exhibition in Los Angeles. New games include; Inuits (PS2, PC) and Xyanide for GBA, N-Gage and Symbian phones. In addition, visitors can get a first look at 'Project Delta' and, behind closed doors only, a first look at project 'Snap'. The finished games; Cyclone Circus (PS2), Xyanide (Xbox), Airborne Troops (PC & PS2) and Alpha Black Zero (PC) can be played at the booth.
In True Crime: Streets of L.A., players assume the role of rogue Elite Operations Division (E.O.D.) operative Nick Kang, a no-holds-barred badass, whose brutal reputation and lethal skills have landed him the nasty task of taking down the Chinese Triad and Russian Mafia cartel that has turned the City of Angels into a war zone. Read more for new screens & trailers ...
Of all the so-called "heartless" videogame developer/publishers in this cruel world, Running With Scissors has reached deep into their hairy chest and clutched their cold, cold heart to take pity on the bastard stepchildren of the gaming world by teaming up with Linux Game Publishing to offer POSTAL 2: Share The Pain, the MULTIPLAYER Edition, to the Linux community.
Stormregion made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Read more to check 30 new screens and also check our Panzers preview!
As announced before, beta sign-ups begin today for EverQuest II, the next-generation massively multiplayer online (MMO) game from Sony Online Ent. Inc. (SOE). Thousands of players are expected to apply in order to test the game beginning this June. EverQuest II will be available at retail in North America after the Beta program is complete later in the year.
Activision announced today True Crime: Streets of L.A. for the PC has gone gold and will soon be shipping to retail. The new version takes the driving, fighting and shooting action to a new level with sleek new PC graphics, new weapons, unlockable characters, and all-new multiplayer features.
Konami today announced Enthusia Professional Racing, a new racing game developed by KCES, scheduled for release on the PlayStation2 in 2005. Designed to bring all of the white-knuckle energy and thrill of car racing to life, Enthusia features groundbreaking gameplay mechanics, enhanced physics and pixel-perfect graphics to deliver an unprecedented racing experience. Read more for details & screens...
Digital Jesters has released a new patch for Cyanide Studios' rugby manager Pro Rugby Manager 2004. This upgrade brings your retail gamr to v1.05 and adresses a TNT2 & WIN98 crash, online database loading problem, withdrawal crash and a few other things. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...
Mutable Realms, creators of the upcoming Ultra Massive Online Role Playing Game "Wish", today announced they have licensed the Wish engine to Shanghai Cartoon for their upcoming game "Sui Tang Online".
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 :
- Shadow Ops: Red Mercury - Trailer
- Psychotoxic: Gate way To Hell - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Adults and kids alike will walk with the animals when a new, graphically stunning 3-D version of America's best-selling* virtual zoo debuts on store shelves this fall. "Zoo Tycoon 2," the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning "Zoo Tycoon" game from Blue Fang Games will launch in time for holiday gift-giving. "Zoo Tycoon 2" adds a spectacular new chapter to the wildly popular franchise.
Signature Devices announced that it has entered into an agreement with Crytek to license their 3D engine for the PC and XBOX gaming platforms. While no specific details are being revealed, a tentative "Spy Game" name is mentioned and juding from the screens it would seem to be a spy/stealth/infiltration game. Check out the first screens...
At this years E3 Expo, there will be not one – but TWO – Half-Life 2 theatres to get a look at two different demonstrations with ALL-NEW content. Head over to South Hall and stop by the Vivendi Universal Games Booth #1200 and get your Half-Life 2 Access Pass to check out the demo and NOT have to wait in line – the access pass will get you into the demo at a pre-reserved time. After checking out the demo at the VUG booth, then head over to the ATI Booth #1608 - also in South Hall - for another ALL NEW Half-Life 2 demo.
Rome: Total War is the next generation in epic strategy gaming from the critically acclaimed and award winning Total War brand. The aim of the game is to conquer, rule and manipulate the Roman Empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the “Imperator” of Rome. Read more to check out the new screens ...
Last week we had the chance to attend an Atari Pre E3 event where we had the chance to see the new lineup in action. Some products are to be revealed later on this week but so far today we have new screens for :
- Terminator 3: The Redemption (NGC/PS2/Xbox)
- Locomotion (PC)
- RollerCoaster Tycoon (PC)
- ShadowOps: Red Mercury (PS2/Xbox/PC)
- Test Drive: Eve of Destruction (PS2)
- Yu Yu Hakusho: Dark Tournament (PS2) - Screens
- Sid Meier's Pirates! - Screens (PC) - Screens
- Godzilla: Save the Earth (PS2) - Screens
- 'Transformers' (PS2) - Screens
- 'Driv3r' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens
Matrix Games and Panther Games are pleased to release the latest update for the award-winning Highway to the Reich wargame. The new v.2.2.86 includes fixes and improvements to the AI and the interface as well as a scenario balance tweak for the “Molenhoek Counterattack” scenario and some minor changes to US Airborne Infantry Company and Battalion HQ establishments. Read more for download links ...
America is full of run down, broken rust-belt towns where nobody cares and anything goes. In Carcer City, nothing matters anymore and all that's left are cheap thrills. The ultimate rush is the power to grant life and take it away, for sport. This time James Earl Cash, you are the sport. They gave you your life back. Now, they are going to hunt you down.