Monster Hunter is an exciting new online action game for the PS2, offering gamers the challenge of exploring vastly detailed environments confronting mammoth creatures and completing the numerous quests that await them. The game can be enjoyed either single player offline or four player online. Monster Hunter is scheduled for release throughout North America in the fall 2004. Read more for details ...
Today's Big Story
id Software's terrifying battle with the forces of Hell. A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the UAC's Mars Research Facility leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, players must struggle with shock, fear, and an all-out assault on their senses as they fight their way to Hell and back, in an epic clash against pure evil. One new screen, is better than none ...
Stalingrad is a real-time strategy based on the modified Blitzkrieg engine. The game tells a story of one of the most dramatic periods of World War II and covers all major events from June 1942 till January 1943. The game consists out of two campaigns. During the first one players will lead the advancing German forces and after that will assume the role of a Soviet commander, whose aim is to liberate the city and smash the 6th Army of Wehrmacht...
Microsoft has released two new multiplayer scenarios for Big Huge Games' RTS add-on Rise of Nations: Thrones & Patriots. This pack contains a 2 vs 2 player map called Skirmish and a 4 player free-for-all map titled Missile, both set in the Cold War era (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...
Gran Turismo 4 further demonstrates its mission to provide the most authentic driving simulation available in the marketplace. New features will extend above and beyond just pure automotive racing, providing a unique destination for automotive and PS2 enthusiasts to enjoy car culture in every dimension – extending that goal will be highlighted through the new "GT Photo Mode."
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 Hearts: Covenant - Trailer
Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. Read more for new screens...
The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience. Check these 50+ screens...
Flat-Out is an adrenaline-inducing racing game with an exciting story line, spectacular crashes and a not-too-serious attitude in the best movie-like fashion. The thrill and terror of racing light, cheap and often very dented cars in constant close proximity and contact with other cars brings out the white-knuckled racing spirit as the player faces rapidly changing situations.
Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Sudeki, a fantasy roleplaying game (RPG) exclusive to Xbox, has has been spotted on store shelves in North America for an estimated retail price of $49.95 (U.S.). Sudeki will be available in Europe in August.
by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews
In Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal, Ratchet and Clank once again team up for an all-new adventure combining diverse gameplay with elements of action, exploration, adventure, puzzle-solving, strategy, role-playing and fierce gunfire into one riveting experience. Sony has released a Q&A with Insomniac, the developers of 'Ratchet & Clank 3.' Check out what they had to say ...
by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews
Created and developed by Naughty Dog, Inc., Jak 3 combines a variety of genres including driving, adventure, action-platform, puzzles, strategy and exploration. Jak 3 promises to deliver one of the most entertaining and interactive experiences to gamers this holiday season! Sony has released a Q&A with Daniel Arey, Jak 3 Creative Director. Read more to check it out...
Featuring the groundbreaking ability to assume the identity of any character in the game as well as providing a refreshing mix of stealth and pure action, Sammy Studios' "Spy Fiction" establishes a new benchmark for gameplay in the genre. Check out this exciting batch of new screens ...
Developer Paradox Entertainment announced today that PC gamers across North America will experience even more of the excitement they loved in Hearts of Iron with Hearts of Iron - Platinum, scheduled to ship to retail outlets nationwide in September 2004.
Ace Combat 5 blends highly realistic graphics and dog fighting action with the intensity and regimen of squadron command to offer the most explosive title in the Ace Combat series. Offering more than 50 licensed planes and a compelling storyline with more than 30 missions, players are tested to the fullest with air-to-air combat, air-to-ground fighting, air-to-sea assaults, rescue, recon and more.
Developed by SCE Studio Liverpool, Formula One 04 brings the tension and excitement of Formula One to life on PlayStation 2 through a variety of gameplay modes.
Step into the boots of a U.S. Marine and drive the Imperial Japanese Army from the Pacific in Medal of Honor Pacific Assault from Electronic Arts. Developed by EA Los Angeles, creators of the award-winning Medal of Honor series, Medal of Honor Pacific Assault immerses players in an authentic WWII experience, and will be available for the PC in the winter of 2004. Read more for some new screens ...
Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Thunderbirds for the Game Boy Advance video game system has a UK street date of August 20th 2004. Kids take command of the Thunderbirds fleet on a heroic mission to save members of International Rescue ... and the world!
Restricted Area is an action-based roleplaying game with realtime combat, which combines a fascinating gameplay similar to Diablo 2 with innovative technology, tactic-shooter elements and a dark future scenario. Read more for a few new screens ...
Sherlock Holmes fans are in for a double treat this August as Digital Jesters reveals it has secured a full-length Sherlock Holmes DVD movie to accompany every copy of its forthcoming PC CD-ROM escapade Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Silver Earring.
THQ today announced that it has entered into a publishing agreement with Iron Lore Entertainment for an as-yet unannounced PC action role playing game (RPG) scheduled for release late in calendar 2005.
Russian developer Burut has briefly announced they are working on "Goldenland 2." Here is the snippet: "The developing of the second part of the role project 'Goldenland' has started! The gamers will appreciate the fully modified world of Turbern and Alberia,essentially transformed by the resources of DirectX 9.0, nonlinear plot, new classes of characters, combat system with large tactical possibilities, destructible environment. The date of release of the 'Goldenland 2' will be announced."
You paid your dues in Tony Hawk's Underground, now prove yourself in Tony Hawk's Underground 2. It's time to go globetrotting on a sick international road trip with Tony Hawk and Bam Margera. THUG 2 delivers a hilarious story mode, an unprecedented level of customization, and more moves than the Skate Gods could dream of. Grab your board, an arsenal of spray paint and prepare to wreak havoc around the world.
Using an all-new fluid player kinetic system, a player's first touch becomes a key advantage for players who can think quickly and act fast to outsmart the competition. An all-new animation system reacts to every button press with authentic responsiveness, directly translating to the speed and vision of the world's greatest players. Check these 60+ new screens...
Cenega announced that it has pushed back Tannhauser Gate's 'The Roots' from its original Sept. 3rd 2004 release date to Feb. 28, 2005. The reason for the delay was "due to a slight increase in the time needed to produce the game everyone is hoping for." The Roots combines a classic RPG with dynamic gameplay and the fast paced plot characteristic of action-adventure games. The Roots has a complex, multi-threaded storyline and a vast world, which the player discovers whilst traveling with his party, fighting various monsters and living through great adventures.
Activision today announced financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2004. Net revenues were $211.3 million as compared to net revenues of $158.7 million reported for the first quarter last fiscal year. Aside from the numbers, there were some details about upcoming titles and future development efforts. Extra, extra! Read all about it ...
- The Settlers: Heritage of Kings Q&A with Blue Byte's Benedikt Grindel on GamersHell
- Shellshock: Nam '67 Q&A with Guerrilla's Alastair Burns on HomeLAN
- Men of Valor Q&A with 2015's Scott Maclean on Voodoo Extreme
- SWG: Jump to Lightspeed Q&A with LucasArts' Haden Blackman on GameInformer
- Medieval Lords Q&A with Monte Cristo Games' Patrick Marchal on Warcry
- Phantom Brave Q&A with NIS America on Avault
- Origin Of The Species Q&A with Nu-Generation Games' Nick Bamford on HomeLAN
Empire Interactive announced that the PlayStation 2 and Xbox versions of highly acclaimed PC title Ghost Master are scheduled for release in September 2004.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 22, 2004 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Play as the brave Yukimura Sanada or other legendary warriors including the mysterious Nobunaga Oda, and the ninja, Hanzo Hattori. Your quest will take you to the sprawling Japanese battlefields of Okehazama and Kawanakajima and inside the embattled walls of Osaka Castle. Come face-to-face with gun-toting troops, echelons of ninja, and deadly kunoichi (female ninja).