'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3' Demo Coming

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 8:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on Bluesnews that the official RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 website has been updated with an FAQ featuring a bunch of new questions and answers about the upcoming theme-park simulator. Most important is the mention of an upcoming RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 demo: "We hope to release a limited playable demo in September that will be ‘beta’ code and give you a taste of the new RollerCoaster Tycoon 3." Of course we will have it on our fileserver network as soon as it becomes available...

Vote For The New 'Roma Victor' Logo

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A logo design competition for Roma Victor was announced on March 29th 2004. RedBedlam, developer of the historically authentic MMORPG Roma Victor has announced an online poll to vote for the new Roma Victor logo as designed by their community members.

'Burnout 3: Takedown' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 5:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout 3 takes the series even further, now featuring a unique 'crash and burn' racing concept and a one-of-a-kind special effects engine that delivers spectacular visuals. The intensity heats up as players race, and often crash, their way through oncoming traffic in an attempt to claim the top spot. Check the new screens ...

'Sonic Mega Collection Plus' (PS2) Coming to Xbox - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 5:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced that it will publish Sonic Mega Collection Plus on Microsoft Xbox in addition to the previously announced version for Sony PlayStation2.

'ESPN NHL 2K5' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 4:43 p.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 2K 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!

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 4:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be the premier third generation massively multiplayer RPG. A vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

Valve Opens 'Counter-Strike Source' Beta

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's Doug Lombarbi sends out notice that the 'Counter-Strike Source' Beta has commenced.

"Phase 1 of the Counter-Strike: Source beta has opened at cyber cafes that subscribe to the Valve Cyber Café Program. A full listing of those venues can be found here. Later this month, the beta will be extended to owners of Counter-Strike: Condition Zero and ATIHalf-Life 2 video card bundle owners."

'Battlefield 2' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 2:51 p.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.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 2:47 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 :

  • Prince Of Persia 2 - Trailer
  • Pathologic - Trailer
  • FIFA Football 2005 - Trailer

Kingsley Joins 'BloodRayne' Movie Cast

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sir Ben Kingsley, best known for his Academy Award winning role in Ghandi, and most recently for his Oscar nominated performance in House of Sand and Fog, has signed on to play the villain in the film adaptation of BloodRayne.

'Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval Lords takes aspiring city governors to the middle ages, combining rich city-building challenges with evolving military forces to defend against relentless attacks from neighboring enemies. A first for the genre, Medieval Lords features a full 3D engine that enables innovative new gameplay elements. The city building game genre will take on a whole new dimension when Monte Cristo Games ships "Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand” in Fall 2004.

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega Publishing's Shade: Wrath of Angles is a third person horror / action adventure, which has been in development for a while now! Since last year’s E3 the development studio, Black Element Software, have re-worked the graphic’s engine and storyline to produce a greater gaming experience in every possible way. Read more for details & screens ...

Ubisoft Announces 'Alexander' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 7:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced Alexander, a real-time strategy video game based on the upcoming motion picture Alexander, the biopic based on the life and conquests of Alexander the Great from director Oliver Stone. Read more for details and the first screens...

'Fable' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 7:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fable is a ground-breaking role-playing adventure game from Peter Molyneux, in which your every action determines your skills, appearance, and reputation. Create your life story from childhood to death. Grow from an inexperienced adolescent into the most powerful being in the world. Check out this new batch o' screens ...

Majesco Unveils New GBA Titles

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 7:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced the addition of three new titles to its lineup of value-priced software for the Game Boy Advance. F-18 Super Hornet, Monster Trucks and Texas Hold 'Em Poker are scheduled to ship this fall and will carry a suggested retail price of $19.99.

'D-Day' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 7:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D-Day is a tactical game in real-time 3D with highly realistic graphics, dynamic shadows, damage localization, explosions, weather effects etc. The game was developed in collaboration with the Normandy Mémoire association, the official body of the commemoration of the Libération battles.

'Gametrak: Real World Golf' (PS2/PC) on Display at EGN - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 7:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The launch of In2Games' Gametrak motion system is almost here, as the controller will be unveiled to the UK public for the first time at Gamestars Live, with a simultaneous trade presence at EGN on September 1st and a German debut at Leipzig's Games Convention from August 19.

'rFactor' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 7:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Presenting rFactor, the new racing simulation series from Image Space Incorporated. After successfully creating over a dozen products in the past ten years, Image Space takes the next logical step, creating a completely new technology base and development process. This new isiMotor 2.0 environment will be the foundation on which to build exciting products for many years to come.

'RuneScape' Surpasses 100k Subscribers

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 6:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jagex, the developer and operator of the 3D Java online adventure game RuneScape, today announces that it has achieved 101,184 subscribers.

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide and its games are considered collector items. Check some new screens and interview with 'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' star Bilzarbra.

NCsoft Europe Recruits Wanadoo Employees

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Europe today announced that Sebastien Vidal, Wanadoo's Head of Online Operations in Europe, is to become Chief Operating Officer of the new company. At the same time the company also confirmed that Vidal will be joined by another former Wanadoo employee, Thomas Bidaux as Director of Product.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PC Review - 'Soldiers: Heroes of World War II'

by Thomas Leaf on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Soldiers is a third-person tactical action complete with a stunning 3D visual engine. Pitching the player headlong into the war-torn battlegrounds of Europe, gameplay delivers extremely realistic yet explosive combat scenarios. Commanding a highly trained team of special forces behind enemy lines, your job is to get them in, execute the mission your way and get out - fast!