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'Star Wars Battlefront' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Battlefront is an intense open-ended multiplayer action game set in the Star Wars universe due out this fall for the PS2, Xbox and the PC. Star Wars Battlefront will put fans and gamers in the heat of the action as they re-live all of the epic battles from the classic and prequel eras of the Star Wars universe. Read more for some new screens ...

Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning approximately five years after the events of the first Knights of the Old Republic, The Sith Lords takes players on an entirely new journey as they assume the role of what is believed to be the last Jedi in the galaxy. The game features a cast of memorable returning characters and sinister new villains.

'Resident Evil 4' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 10:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. While there is still no specific release date, it is expected to be released Q4 2004, in the meantime enjoy these new screens ...

'Ground Control II: Operation Exodus' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 10:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi has released the first patch for Massive Entertainment's recently released 3D RTS Ground Control II: Operation Exodus. This US/UK patch brings your retail game to v1.0.0.7 and adds automatic content/map download when joining a multiplayer server, Record & Replay feature, GUI optimization, various bug fixes, game balancing, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links...

Is 'Doom 3' Coming On August 3rd ?

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

More Doom 3 release date speculations have surfaced today as both EBGames and Gamestop are listing an August 3rd release date for the PC version of Activision/Id Software's DOOM 3. Going an extra step further Gamestop even claims "Official launch date of August 3rd, 2004 confirmed!". We tried to contact several Activision PR people and everywhere we got the same "no comment".

'Road 666: Deathlands' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 2:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Road 666: Deathlands', under development at Psycho Craft Studio, is an arcade car shooter. The gamer is one of the new world explorers where you get the opportunity to earn money on the armed car. But danger and lots of enemies are waiting for him in the new world. The gameplay is divided into sequence of missions. During the missions the gamer gets credits for enemy kills and bonus catching. Between missions the car can be upgraded in the shop. Read more for details, screens & trailer...

'Ground Control II: Operation Exodus' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi announced today that Ground Control II: Operation Exodus has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Ground Control II: Operation Exodus focuses on tactical combat with minimal time spent on resource management. Instead of harvesting resources and building bases, the game keeps the action hot and heavy by immediately rewarding players for accomplishing objectives. Additionally, the unique multiplayer drop-in mode allows players to instantly join an ongoing game at any time, for any length of time.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 1:39 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 :

KumaWar Launches 'Fallujah Vigilant Resolve' Mission - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the revolutionary new online game service that allows players to experience re-creations of real war events weeks after they occur has released Fallujah Vigilant Resolve – its latest mission, based on U.S. Marine combat in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, Iraq. Read more for details & screens.

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War' - Dev. Diary & Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000; Dawn of War is the first real-time strategy title in THQ's agreement with industry-leading PC development studio Relic Entertainment Inc. Based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War is scheduled for release in fall 2004. Read more for the first development diary with Lead Designer Jay Wilson & 6 new screens...

'Soldner: Secret Wars' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore and Austria-based JoWooD Productions Software AG, today announced that Soldner: Secret Wars has shipped to retail stores in North America.

'Chessmaster 10th Edition' Announced - Screens & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Chessmaster 10th Edition, the best-selling chess brand in history, will be available beginning August 10 for the PC at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $39.99. A demo is also available giving you the chance to play for 8 hours in singleplayer mode and multiplayer is enabled. Read more for details, screens and download links ...

Microsoft Debunks 'Xbox 2' Backward Compatibility Rumors

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday a rumor started going around that the Xbox 2 would not be backwards compatible, but today TeamXbox got an official statement from Microsoft : “Recent stories in the press about future Xbox products are nothing more than pulp fiction. Microsoft hasn’t made any announcements regarding the next generation, so it’s far too early to speculate about specifics, including backward compatibility. In fact, this media conjecture is irresponsible. The credibility of any publication willing to compromise fact in favor of a catchy headline must be questioned. Xbox fans are smart enough to distinguish truth from sensational reporting.”

'Conflict: Vietnam' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a conflict that lasted 11 years and killed over 3 million people, four men are going to have the longest 28 days of their lives. Cut off behind enemy lines during the 1968 Tet Offensive with no way to contact help, four young, barely trained soldiers realize their only hope for survival is to head into the heart of darkness. With few rations and dwindling ammunition, the only thing that separates them from freedom is 100 miles of ruthless terrain, crawling with unseen enemies and filled with hidden booby traps. Their goal isn’t to win the war. They just want to make it home alive.

Second Sight (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Second Sight, developed by the creative force behind the acclaimed TimeSplitters series Free Radical Design, is an original property that redefines the standards for stealth action gameplay. Due later this year for PS2, Xbox and GameCube, check these new screens...

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with new features, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is the third in the successful PlayStation 2 series developed by DIMPS, and promises to be the ultimate DBZ fighting experience on next-generation consoles. Read more for the first screens ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As we mentioned yesterday, UbiSoft has released a new patch for Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow. This update brings your retail game to v1.3 and adds the aforementioned ranking management system but also some network optimizations and the usual bug fixes. Read more for download links

'ESPN NFL 2K5' (PS2/Xbox) Will Retail At Budget Price

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames confirmed today that the critically acclaimed ESPN NFL 2K5 will be available at the attractive retail price of $19.99. This compelling price point is one part of an aggressive marketing strategy that has been implemented since the announcement of a sales and distribution relationship between Take-Two Interactive Software and Sega Corporation for ESPN Videogames.

'Dark Age Of Camelot: New Frontiers' Goes Live

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today announced that “Dark Age of Camelot: New Frontiers” has gone live. A free downloadable expansion for all current subscribers, “New Frontiers” reinvents the game’s Realm versus Realm (RvR) combat system, Mythic’s own unique take on player vs. player or PvP play. “New Frontiers” makes heroic battles accessible to subscribers of all levels and abilities, deepens the tactical options and strategies of battle, diversifies styles of warfare and establishes a new and expanded rewards system for Realm versus Realm combat.

'IndyCar Series 2005' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that IndyCar Series 2005 has shipped to North American retail outlets for the Xbox. The game will be available at a suggested retail price of $19.99, offering incredible value to Xbox and Xbox Live gamers.

'Dark Fall: Lights Out' - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark Fall: Lights Out follows the story of Parker, a young cartographer sent to work in the Cornish harbor town of Trewarthen. Falling rocks have claimed the lives of many of the town’s fishermen, and Parker is sent to map the area. When the faithful light of Fetch Rock Lighthouse suddenly goes out, Parker discovers the Lighthouse hides an ancient and chilling secret..

'MTV Music Generator 3: This Is The Remix' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters and MTV: Music Television announced today that the highly anticipated "MTV Music Generator 3: This Is The Remix" video game has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. The latest installment in the series offers the ability to create, remix and display personalized music creations and is now available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident' - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Immerse yourself in "Nexus - The Jupiter Incident", a real-time mission-based tactical space game featuring spectacular real time battles and breathtaking motion picture quality. Focus on tactics and action as you control up to a dozen battleships encountering aliens, unknown solar systems and astrophysical phenomena in your struggle to save Earth.

Xbox Review - 'MTV Music Generator 3'

by Paul Reith on June 22, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MTV Music Generator 3 lets you generate original music tracks and remix some of the biggest hip-hop, rap and dance tracks on the fly. Bring some of your favourite artists together combining samples from different songs and take them head-to-head in a unique remixed track. Snoop Dogg, OutKast, Sean Paul, Carl Cox and more headline Codemasters' MTV Music Generator 3.