'Dungeon Lords' - Website Launched

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher today announced that the official Dungeon Lords website has gone live. A fantasy-themed role-playing game with action and combat elements, "Dungeon Lords" is being developed by Heuristic Park and is scheduled to ship this fall for PC.The official website is a source for the latest "Dungeon Lords" news, downloads, screenshots, community links, and in-depth game information. Fans can preorder "Dungeon Lords," download the official trailer, and in the coming weeks, the official single-player and multi-player demos.

'Worms Forts: Under Siege' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As commander of up to four fort-dwelling worms, you direct your garrison to quickly construct defenses then build weapons of mass destruction to destroy your opponents' fortifications! With a touch of skill, catapult or canon and some crazy Worms attitude, battle your way to victory through eras and mythologies. Team 17's Worms Forts Under Siege is coming to PC, PS2 and Xbox in Q4 2004.

'Blood Will Tell' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blood Will Tell (Dororo) is a modern day action epic adapted from the classic manga by Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy). Like the original manga the game follows the adventures of Hyakkimaru, a samurai haunted by a shocking secret, who is on a quest to uncover his past and regain his humanity. As a newborn baby he was robbed of every limb, organ and even his flesh and had his humanity replaced with a myriad of ways to deal out death.

'Warcraft III' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 4:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another new Warcraft III map, this time called "Rolling Hills"... Map info: "Thump... Thump... War approaches. Booming drums call the troops to death and glory. The lines are drawn, and alliances are set. Nothing will hold back the bloodshed. War is here. Thump... Thump! " This is a Small map and the suggested no. of players is 2v2 or 3v3. It is based on the "Lordaeron Summer." Go download it here!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 4:27 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 :

'Zoo Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 4:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tend to your animals' health, happiness and nutrition by hiring employees, and adopt new animals as you unlock the numerous features hidden within the game. Attend to visitors by providing facilities for them to eat, drink and buy souvenirs from as they revel in your zoo.

'ESPN NFL 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s the season of the fan. The year of people coming together to celebrate sport. And uniting everyone is ESPN NFL Football, a coupling of 'the most responsive and intense gameplay around' and the richest multi-player gaming experience possible. ESPN NFL 2K5 is filled with the most unique and high quality features. The most innovative feature has yet to be revealed, until now - The V.I.P. (Virtual Identity Profile) System. Read more for new screens & trailers ...

Epic Launches 'UT2004' Mod Author Support Site

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic has opened the Mod Author Support site on the Unreal Developer Network. This portal contains helpful resources and links for people creating modifications for Unreal Tournament 2004.

'The Moment of Silence' - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"The Moment of Silence" is an espionage thriller under development at German "House of Tales". Set in the near future The Moment of Silence mixes real and fictitious locations, Orwell’s 1984, Kubrick’s 2001, technological visions and typical mystery themes. These ingredients are fused to form a true-to-life, highly immersive conspiracy theory with a variety of surprising twists in the plot. Read more for screens & details ...

'Painkiller' - v1.3 Update Patch Details

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Dreamcatcher has released some information about the new v1.3 update patch for People Can Fly's FPS Painkiller. The new update will contains more netcode optimization, adds ASE support, possibility to lower various gfx settings in order to boost performance, several game tweaks and bug fixes. Read more for detailed fix list ...

KumaWar Launches 'Mosul: The al Qaeda Connection' Mission - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the revolutionary new online PC game service that allows players to experience real war events weeks after they occur though fully-interactive 3D re-creations has released its latest mission, Mosul: The al Qaeda Connection, based on an actual U.S. Army operation in Mosul, Iraq. Read more for info & screens...

'The Urbz' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time, Sims are living in the city where reputation (rep) is everything. Players will custom-create these new Sims, called Urbz, by customizing their unique style and building their status to become the biggest "player" in the city. A few days ago we had new Urbz screens for the console versions, today the GBA is at bat with some new visuals, read more to check them out..

'Spy Fiction' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring exciting espionage action, "Spy Fiction" follows the exploits of two special agents in an underground spy agency. As members of the elite S.E.A. Phantom strike squad, Bishop and Sheila are dispatched to disable a diabolical plot that begins with an ominous message sent to world governments. To spare millions of lives from a new horrific biotech weapon, they must embark on missions spanning the globe to seek and destroy a shadowy terrorist organization.

'Singles: Flirt Up Your Life' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rotobee has released a new patch for their adult 3D relationship sim title Singles: Flirt Up Your Life. This update brings your retail game to v1.5 (for US/Euro editions) and adresses the usual game crashes, bug fixes as well as adding the KitchenSet extension.(thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'WarCraft 3: RoC' & 'TFT' - Update Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released new update patches for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos as well as The Frozen Throne. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.16a and addresses several game balance changes for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, and a slew of tweaks for The Frozen Throne. Read more for download links ...

'NHL Eastside Hockey Manager' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sega Europe announced that NHL Eastside Hockey Manager is available to the public for the first time, today Friday, July 2nd in Europe, with releases to follow in Czech Republic in August, and the US in September. The PC version of the game is also be available as a digital download. Read more for details ...

'Xpand Rally' - Final Beta Stage Started

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland announced that the work on their racing game Xpand Rally has reached the final stage. The list of features has been closed and now the main focus is on eliminating bugs and tweaking individual elements of the game. Read more for details ...

Akella Signs 'Massive Assault: Phantom Renaissance'

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming.net announces that Massive Assault: Phantom Renaissance will be published in Russia and ex-USSR states by Akella, one of the leading Russian publishing companies.

'Gates of Troy' Shipping To Stores

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Slitherine is pleased to announce that Gates of Troy is shipping, 2 weeks ahead of schedule! Any gamers who pre-ordered will have their games dispatched today and any further orders will be dispatched at the earliest opportunity next week. Gates of Troy is a stand-alone expansion for Spartan, the award winning strategy game. Gates of Troy does not require Spartan to be played.

'TrackMania Sunrise' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nadeo's quirky racer TrackMania, and its addon PowerUp!, was enjoyed by all who played it. So it is with great pleasure that - at last – Nadeo has given the green light to unveil the sequel to the people's champion. TrackMania Sunrise, the legitimate heir to the throne, is shifting up a gear. Sunrise moves faster, handles better and features improved air-control – vital for making the massive jumps – to ensure that gameplay never moves at anything less than fast. And it's all about the gameplay.

'Brigades' Brings 'Vivisector: Beast Inside' To Europe

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The World Wildlife Fund would not approve. PETA would stage a protest. Rolf Harris would have to build a cybernetic laboratory into the Animal Hospital. Vivisector, from Brigades, will be the first first-person shooter to feature a menagerie of cyborg-animals for gamers to blow away when released in Europe this October for PC.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PS2/Xbox Review - 'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy'

by Thomas Wilde on July 2, 2004 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

As Nick Scryer, 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.

Xbox Review - 'Memorick: The Apprentice Knight'

by Geson Hatchett on July 2, 2004 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Memorick, The Apprentice Knight is an innovative 3D action adventure platformer based on the Arthurian legends. The Apprentice Knight unfolds upon the Island of Avalon, a land of magic where anything is possible and home to the Fays, an ancient race led by Morgan le Fay. You will take on the role of Memorick, a 15-year old young boy who chooses to defend his native land from the dark armies raised and trained by Morganna, sister to King Arthur, and her son, Mordred.

'Battlefield 2' - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2004 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, China, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game's 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 100 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC.