On Friday Atari released its quarterly revenue figures, and apart from the numbers being more than 25% lower than last year, it also revealed that, after announcing 'Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone' was coming to the Xbox a few weeks ago, its also planned for the PC, "[f]or the third quarter ending December 31, 2004." No official statement has been released from Atari, but with this revelation, it will probably follow shortly.
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Announced almost three 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 55 new screens ...
by Thomas Wilde on July 31, 2004 @ 8:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War.
NCAA Football 2005 is all about home field advantage this season, where, for the first time in football videogames, gameday atmosphere directly impacts players’ on field performances. With the new match-up stick you can track the crowd’s impact on your players to see if they can withstand the pressure and find key personnel mismatches.
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.
Developed by Ubisoft's award-winning Red Storm studio, Ghost Recon 2 launches on next-generation consoles and PC this Holiday season. The game is set in the chaotic battlefields of tomorrow, and will offer gamers an insider's view of the way large scale conflicts will be fought in the near future. Read more for a few new screens...
Final Fantasy XII shakes the series to its core with the introduction of a unique new combat system, while still honoring the franchise's reputation for epic storytelling, incredible spectacle, and compelling characters. Final Fantasy XII is undeniably FF, but it's also something completely different.
ESPN Videogames today unveiled new features for their upcoming hockey title, ESPN NHL 2K5. ESPN NHL 2K5 introduces several new additions in Franchise Mode, the new Intense Contact Control system, and Party Mode, a new feature that brings fans together in the spirit of competition. Read more for details...
Konami Digital Entertainment America today announced Dance Dance Revolution Extreme (DDR Extreme) – the newest game in the mega-popular Dance Dance Revolution series for the PS2. Delivering the ultimate interactive dancing experience for today’s pop culture, DDR Extreme surpasses previous games in the series with new innovative gameplay, more licensed songs, more features and more game modes than ever before!
Tecmo announced today that the fourth installment of the Gallop Racer series, Gallop Racer 2004 for the Playstation2, will be launched on August 30, 2004. The most advanced version to date, Gallop Racer 2004 exhibits an incredible breeding system, an intense season mode, improved graphics, new stages, and an enhanced revolution 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 :
- Xpand Rally - Trailers
- DOOM 3 - Trailer
- Fallen Kingdoms - Trailer
- STALKER: Shadow Of Chernobyl - Trailer
- Cross Rally Championship - Trailer
- Star wars Republic Commando - Trailer
TDK Mediactive has released a demo for Starbreeze Studios' 3rd person action game Knights of the Temple: Infernal Crusade. In the rank of a Commander of Knights he has to make his way through the lost city of Petra and to face groups of opponents armed with different weapons using unique fighting techniques. The player will be able to use sword, axe, mace and bow as well as 4 combos, all special attacks and all divine powers (thanks Gamershell).
Sixteen Tons Entertainment has released a demo (German) for their paintball game Gotcha. No specific details as to what it contains are available. This demo is in German but since it's an action game, there shouldn't be many problems. Gotcha features no real weapons but air compressed weapons and color ammunition, also known as paintball guns (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links...
Terminator 3: The Redemption will take players for a thrill ride into the post-apocalyptic universe as they play the series’ signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Terminator 3: The Redemption will surprise players with innovative and exciting gameplay presented in a number of different styles utilizing vehicles and machines straight from the Terminator universe, pitting the Terminator against numerous ground and air-based and enemies.
Xpand Rally races take place in different parts of the world, the player gets to race in different environments – from deserts to polar snows. This gives him opportunity to experience cars’ physics changing in different weather and on different surfaces (gravel, sand, snow, ice and asphalt). Read more to find out about the car damage featured in the game.
The player will play as Sarge, now an army of one, against the whole of the Tan Army, under the leadership of Colonel Malice. All of the Heroes have been wiped out in a brutal Tan ambush and the Tan have found a new weapon of mass destruction that can reduce a platoon of soldiers into a mass of melted plastic. Sarge must go renegade and avenge the death of his fallen heroes, to take his revenge on the Tan Army and destroy Colonel Malice.
O~3 Entertainment today announced it is taking custody of "Alien Hominid," a short yellow alien with spherical black beady eyes, three teeth, and a little green gun. O~3 and game developer, The Behemoth, intend to feature Alien Hominid in its very own videogame for the PS2 and GameCube.
MTX: Mototrax features career mode through Motocross, Supercross, Freestyle and offroad events, backed by real-world racing teams and sponsors. You become further involved in their quest for track domination with authentic environmental effects, realistic sound engines and a pulsating rock soundtrack developed exclusively for the game. MTX: Mototrax is under development at Beenox and scheduled for release in September 2004.
As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. May I present the weekly batch o' screens ...
Nu-Generation Games announced today their new PC title "Origin Of The Species," a 3rd person action adventure title. It combines real world locations; present day conspiracy with both military and Sci-Fi enemies to produce a vibrant, fast paced game world. Read more for details & screens...
Jowood announced that upcoming title, 'Future Tactics: The Uprising' is due for release on 22nd October 2004. Future Tactics is set to arrive in stores with a bang, available across a variety of gaming formats - PC CDROM (£19.99), PlayStation 2 (£29.99), GameCube (£29.99) and Xbox (£29.99) formats.
Nevrax, an online game and software development company, announced today that The Saga of Ryzom, which is currently in a closed "focus beta" stage, is opening its beta test this weekend for a special play session demonstrating its Realtime Army Invasion Deployment (RAID) Engine.
Activision has released a new patch for Stainless Steel's 3D RTS title Empires: Dawn of the Modern World. This update brings you retail game to v1.02 and addresses an issue involving redundant server queries. This should improve performance in the GameSpy Lobby. Read more for details fix list and download links ...
According to Computer And Video Games, Ubisoft has delayed Gearbox Software's WWII FPS Brothers in Arms. During a showcasing of BIA it was apparently revealed to them as C&VG reports : "It's a revelation that we've since had 100-percent confirmation on from publisher Ubisoft, the Xbox and PC iterations of the WWII FPS which were originally slated for October now due in Q1 2005." By Ubisoft delaying the PC & Xbox editions it would put the release dates approximately at the same time as the PS2 version.