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Hanako Games Releases Word Puzzle/RPG 'Pentagraph'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 29, 2004 @ 2:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hanako Games announced today that they have released "Pentagraph", an exciting combination of word puzzle and role playing game. Take control of a humble student of magic trying to save the school master, captured and being held deep in the depths of the school's dungeon. Battle your way through dozens of enemies by solving five letter word puzzles, gain and use items to aid your combat, and find secret words that send any monster running in fear. Read more for details...

'LMA Manager 2005' (PS2/Xbox) Coming This Fall - Screens

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 29, 2004 @ 2:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you think you've got what it takes to be or beat the likes of Ferguson, Wenger, Robson and Mourinho, prepare to put your tactics to the test as Codemasters confirms that the nation's favourite console football management series will return this October with LMA Manager 2005 for PS2 & Xbox. Read more for details & screens...

THQ Announces Fiscal 2005 First Quarter Results

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 29, 2004 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ, publisher of such upcoming titles as 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl' and 'The Punisher', today announced operating results for its fiscal 2005 first quarter and moved earnings per share guidance to $1.10, the high end of its previous range, for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2005. It sounds like things are looking good for the long-time publisher, read more for details...

'Area 51' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Gets Delayed

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway has released its financial results for second quarter of 2004 in which it reveals that Inevitable Entertainment's Area 51 has been delayed and pushed back from its original fall 2004 release date to the first half of 2005. Reason for moving the release date back "crowded 2004 holiday season." Earlier today Midway announced it signed a deal with Epic for Unreal Championship 2 which is now scheduled for February 2005.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PC Preview - 'Dungeon Lords'

by Mark Crump on July 29, 2004 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"Dungeon Lords" blends the depth of an epic Fantasy RPG with the flexibility of an FPS-style control system. Gamers journey through a land of ancient castles and dungeon lairs to engage in real-time tactical combat with a variety of deadly foes. It's not just about the battles though, as magic spells and hundreds of powerful weapons and artifacts play a huge role in the game.

GBA Review - 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 29, 2004 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban videogame, releasing in conjunction with the next movie, Harry Potter and his friends Ron Weasley? and Hermione Granger return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As teenagers back for their third year of study, they are engaged in the mystery surrounding Sirius Black, who has recently escaped from the infamous wizard prison Azkaban.

'NBA Street Volume 3' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring NBA legends, today's top stars, and original characters from past editions, NBA STREET V3 reaches new heights by making over-the-top, larger-than-life moves even bigger in this action-packed, arcade-style game. Customize your baller, build courts from the ground up, throw one down in an all-new dunk contest and go online to put your reputation to the test.

'Blitzkrieg: Rolling Thunder' - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 3:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Like its predecessor, "Rolling Thunder" also offers a campaign with 18 missions (approximately eight single missions). This time, Blitzkrieg fans can look forward to a campaign with the famous American General Patton. His crusade through seven countries, including Operation: Husky, is but one of many historical highlights. Read more for the first four screens...

'WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yuke's is working on a SmackDown game that will add new features and bring enhanced graphics to the series. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw will combine characters from the WWE's Smackdown! and Raw franchises. Expected release date is holiday season 2004. Check out these screens ...

'Lord of the Rings: The Third Age' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the first console RPG set in The Lord of the Rings universe in The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age from EA GAMES. Travel in the wake of the Fellowship in a unique structure that allows players to explore their own path while periodically intersecting the major events of New Line Cinema’s film trilogy. Check these 20 new screens ...

Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines, built using Valve's Half-Life 2 Source Technology, allows players to become a dangerous creature of the night as they assume the role of a recently embraced fledgling vampire in the service of the city's dark prince. Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines is being developed by Troika Games, based on White Wolf's renowned pen-and-paper Vampire: The Masquerade RPG series.

'Moscow Rush' - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Buka continuous their announce streak with yet another new title, the racing game Moscow Rush. Have you ever been to Moscow? Even if you have been, but moved around in a taxi, you will certainly enjoy the experience of street racing around the real Moscow in the Moscow Rush game.

'ESPN NHL 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN NHL Hockey returns to the ice with the confidence of a seasoned veteran. Improved player control, an all-new fighting engine and lightning fast gameplay truly capture the feel and pace of NHL-calibre hockey. ESPN NHL 2005 features several new ways to play online leagues, multi-player mini-games and a deeper Franchise mode, all adding endless replay value to an already robust lineup!

'Call of Duty: United Offensive' - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 1:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers can enlist for a second tour of duty on the intense front lines of WWII with Call of Duty: United Offensive. Delivering a compelling, all-new single player campaign filled with new weapons, character abilities and other expanded features, Call of Duty: United Offensive also offers a robust multiplayer experience introducing new maps and modes of play. Read more for new screens ...

'Manhunt' (Xbox/PC) Blamed In Murder Case

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BBC UK is reporting on a case where Rockstar's "Manhunt" is being blamed for a 17 year old going berserk on his friend. The parents of a boy who was murdered with a claw hammer by a friend have blamed a violent video game which the teenage killer was "obsessed" with. Warren Leblanc, 17, repeatedly stabbed 14-year-old Stefan Pakeerah after luring him to a Leicester park to steal from him on 27 February. Read the full story over at BBC UK.

'Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge' - Screens

by Judy on July 29, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trinigy GmbH today announced that the successor to the internationally successful real-time strategy title "Desperados – Wanted dead or alive" is using the Vision Game Engine. The gameplay is based on its predecessor but with brand new tactical possibilities in a beautiful 3D environment.