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'Airborne Assault: Conquest of the Aegean' Announced

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 10:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Panther Games are pleased to announce the development Airborne Assault: Conquest of the Aegean, a new wargame covering the battles for Greece, Crete and a hypothetical Malta operation during World War II. Designed by the talented historical wargame specialists at Panther Games and planned for release during fall 2004, Conquest of the Aegean will bring to life 20th Century warfare on ancient battlegrounds.

'Emergency Mayhem' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 6:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim Europe reveals Emergency Mayhem, a frantic arcade action game that puts you at the helm of the three emergency services trying to hold together a city that’s falling apart at the seams. Read more for some new screens ...

'Phantom Brave' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantom Brave improves upon the tactical gameplay found in Disgaea and La Pucelle in every way. Its redone, open-ended battle system is limited only by the user’s imagination. If you fell in love with Disgaea, you definitely won’t want to miss out on what’s sure to be this year’s best Strategy RPG. Read more for 150 or so new screens...

'City of Heroes' Content Update - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Heroes enables players to realize their comic book dreams. Heroes protect the fine citizens of Paragon City in a colorful 3-D world where the victims of crimes not only thank players for their help, but they even compliment players on their costumes! With the release of the first update to City of Heroes just weeks away, Cryptic Studios and NCsoft have released some new screens.

Arrests Made In Relation To 'Half-Life 2' Source Code Theft

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arrests have been made in several countries related to the break-in to Valve's network, theft of the Half-Life 2 source code, and release of the source code on the Internet. Read more for some additional details ...

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime...

'Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow improves upon the most successful Xbox Live game of all time with new single- and multi-player missions, new online modes, split-screen for cooperative gameplay, and a host of new features that maximizes the possibilities of Xbox Live. In fact, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow will be the one of the first games to deliver the new Xbox Live 3.0 features to the gaming community.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announces that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow has gone gold for the PS2. Scheduled to hit store shelves on June 18th, Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is this Summer's most highly-anticipated action game for the PS2. With an offline original story so compelling and realistic it could have been ripped from the headlines, Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow will dazzle gamers with its graphically rich environments, revolutionary light and shadow effects, and technologically advanced animations.

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 11:00 a.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 :

'IHRA Professional Drag Racing 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

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

From the creators of the most successful drag racing games in the world comes the next generation of drag racing action - IHRA Professional Drag Racing 2005 (IHRA Pro). IHRA Pro takes this best-selling series to a new level with its outstanding graphics, realistic physics, presentation, and, most importantly, intense racing action.

'Iron Phoenix' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Iron Phoenix" is the title is the first ever 16 -player fighting game, introducing a new genre to online games as a squad-based kung-fu brawler. "Iron Phoenix" is slated for release on Xbox in Holiday 2004 and is not yet rated. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon' Ships To North American Retail Stores

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment today announced today announced that “Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon” for the PC is now available in stores. A stand-alone expansion pack to 2003’s hit World War II real-time strategy title “Blitzkrieg,” the game features a campaign centered around the historical figure General Erwin Rommel.

'Forever Worlds' - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lasting far longer than a face full of Botox and a whole lot less painful than a chemical peel, Forever Worlds is The Adventure Company and Mindscape's non-surgical solution to eternal youth. Just as well, because you'll need all the time in all the worlds to explore the twisted dimensions and solve the many puzzles in this quest through time and space. Forever Worlds will be available in the UK 18th June.

'Aura: Fate of the Ages' - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aura is a challenging first person puzzle exploration game that uses an easy to navigate mouse driven, point and click interface. The game features vast panoramic landscapes and some of the best pre-rendered graphics adventure has ever seen (and we mean it!!). Players will need to solve a variety of ingenious fully-animated puzzles using logic, reasoning and common sense. Read more for new screens ...

'Cycling Manager 4' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cyanide Studios has released a demo for their latest installment in the Cycling Manager franchise, featuring the fully functioning Quickstep team for the duration of 1 month, and one French mountain race (Lannemezan - Plate of Beille). Read more for download links ...

'Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring' - Website Launched

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has launched the official website for their upcoming adventure game 'Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring'. The site offers a heady mix of tantalising screens, downloads, links and its own dedicated forum in which fans can discuss all aspects of the great man himself. Playing as both the detective Sherlock himself and his no less loved sidekick Dr Watson, the player will investigate their way around massive, sumptuous levels rich in graphical detail, which are sure to delight knowledgeable fans and newcomers alike. An expansive adventure that spans the globe, The Silver Earring promises to deep and involving experience that will, in all likelihood, completely destroy any social life that hopeful PC owners aspire towards.

'Gameriot 2004' On The Road Again

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Games Media Properties today announced that GameRiot, the world’s largest traveling video games festival and competition, will embark on its third national tour launching this Summer through the Fall of 2004. GameRiot is expected to entertain nearly a quarter of a million gamers from June 24 to October 24 in over 80 dates in 18 cities across the nation.

'Mighty Beanz' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strengthening its portfolio of high-profile entertainment licenses, Majesco today announced Mighty Beanz Pocket Puzzles for Nintendo Game Boy Advance is now available at retail outlets nationwide. This marks the first offering from Majesco's exclusive deal to publish video games based on the popular Mighty Beanz collectibles, currently one of the hottest toy crazes in the United States.

'Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today that it has shipped the remake of the smash hit strategy role-playing game "Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon" for the Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide.

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

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 1:42 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 ...

Gamecube Preview - 'Resident Evil 4'

by Thomas Wilde on June 10, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Announced almost 3 years ago, Resident Evil 4 is giving us another glimpse at what we can expect from Capcom's gamecube exclusive title. Resident Evil 4 will further probe the carnage-filled complications caused by the zombie-spawning T Virus and its creator, the sinister Umbrella Corporation.

Xbox Preview - 'Jade Empire'

by Eric on June 10, 2004 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"Jade Empire is a martial-arts-influenced action role-playing game set in the ancient, mysterious world of mythical China. Only by mastering the greatest fighting styles and defeating the most powerful enemies will players earn their place as a master of martial arts in the world of "Jade Empire."