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'Def Jam: Fight For New York' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Def Jam Fight For NY challenges players to step into the shoes of a ruthless street fighter battling for control of the hip-hop underground. The game features an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments, 40 characters and five unique fighting styles. After yesterdays screens, we have another 30 screens & trailer showing off Carmen Elektra & Li'l Kim.

'Need for Speed Underground 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 11:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they’ll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town.

Quazal Net-Z to Power 'Darkwatch' (PS2/Xbox) Multiplayer

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 11:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Quazal and Sammy Studios today announced their partnership to bring online multiplayer to Sammy Studios' highly-anticipated cinematic first-person western shooter, “Darkwatch.” Read more for details ...

'Colin McRae Rally 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Nissan Pickup-Dakar

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 11:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

What Colin wants, Colin gets… After competing in the Dakar Rally earlier this year, Colin McRae’s request to have the Nissan Pickup-Dakar 2004 simulated has been fulfilled: the 4x4, which won him two stages of the endurance race, will be included as a special vehicle in Colin McRae Rally 2005.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 9:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with new features, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is the third in the successful PlayStation 2 series developed by DIMPS, and promises to be the ultimate DBZ fighting experience on next-generation consoles. Read more for another helping of screenshots ...

'Counter-Strike: Source' Beta Started

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The second phase of the Counter-Strike: Source beta has opened and the game is now playable for owners of Counter-Strike: Condition Zero and the ATI/HL2 bundle. During this limited-time beta, issues can be reported using the in-game bug-reporting tool. In addition any crashes will automatically generate a report back to Valve's bug database. Read more for details ...

'GoldenEye: Rogue Agent' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Going where no previous James Bond game has dared to tread, the upcoming GoldenEye: Rogue Agent first-person shooter from Electronic Arts breaks all the rules by transporting players to the dark side of the Bond universe to experience life as a high-rolling, cold-hearted villain.

'Sonic Heroes' Coming To North America - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While it was previously only mentioned by Sega Europe, SEGA of America today announced that it will publish a PC version of Sonic Heroes, the popular action platformer released earlier this year on Microsoft Xbox, PlayStation2, and GameCube. Read more for screens & details..

'Ford Racing 3' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ford Racing 3 is being developed by Empire's award-winning Razorworks Studios and will allow gamers to "drive" 47 Ford vehicles, ranging from futuristic concept cars to classic cars, as well as off-road vehicles and pure-bred track racers.

'BloodRayne 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 3:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expanding upon the distinctive features that were the hallmark of its predecessor - fast-paced acrobatic combat and supernatural powers - BloodRayne 2 includes new in-game dynamics such as pole combat, rail sliding and advanced melee fighting with fatality moves. Read more for some new screens ...

'Evil Genius' Goes Gold

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that the PC strategy/simulation game Evil Genius has gone gold and will ship to retail stores worldwide on September 28th. A trial version of the game will be released on the Internet on Monday, August 30th. Naturally, we will also have it available on our fileserver network.

'Halo 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo 2, a sci-fi action/first-person shooter game, is a full sequel to the best-selling original and will continue the story of the Master Chief, a genetically enhanced supersoldier who is the only man who has successfully defied the Covenant, a coalition of alien races on a murderous march toward Earth. Read more for some new multiplayer screens...

'Stolen' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

STOLEN is an ultra realistic, third person, stealth-based, action game based around a high-tech female thief. Along with innovative high-tech stealth/robbery game actions and events, STOLEN also boasts some truly amazing technical and presentational features to give it a spectacular look that will captivate gamers.

'Street Racing Syndicate' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that Street Racing Syndicate (SRS), one of the most realistic, high-speed multiplayer street racing games to date, has been approved for manufacturing. One step closer to being on the store shelves, SRS will be available for the PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube.

PS2 & Xbox Announce European Price Cuts

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbox today announced new European pricing at a press conference from the Leipzig Games Convention. Effective from Friday 27th August, Xbox will retail at an estimated street price of €149.99/£99.99. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announced that with immediate effect, the Recommended Retail Price of the PlayStation 2 games console in the UK would be reduced to £104.99. Read more for details...

'Phantom Renaissance' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantom Renaissance is the stand-alone expansion set for the highly acclaimed turn-based strategy game Massive Assault. Massive Assault: Phantom Renaissance features a renewed global conflict between the Free Nations Union and Phantom League in distant space colonies.

'Jaws' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today announced that it has secured the interactive entertainment rights to Universal Pictures' and Steven Spielberg's Jaws. Developed by Appaloosa, the video game is scheduled to ship in summer 2005 to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the film's theatrical release.

'No Brakes: 4x4 Racing' - Screens & Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 8:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Exotypos announces the release of No Brakes: 4x4 Racing, the most complete and realistic off-road car simulator for PC, available now for an obscenely inexpensive price. The game relieves the intensity and dynamism of real 4x4 races and features a large variety of off-road vehicles and motorways, single player with four hot play modes, multiplayer with on-line support, movie capture support and more!

PS2 Preview - 'Sly 2: Band of Thieves'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sly 2: Band of Thieves breaks the rules of convention and truly immerses gamers into a world with no laws or boundaries. It's an exciting new adventure that charges gamers of all ages, skills and interests with a fun, uninhibited playground right at their fingertips.

Xbox Preview - 'MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf'

by Paul Reith on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf" continues the massive destructible environments, intense combat and addictive online multiplayer gameplay that gamers have been praising since "MechAssault" first hit Xbox. Continuing in the 31st century, "MechAssault 2" allows gamers to encounter entirely new experiences in the epic BattleTech world. This third-person action/shooter game defines immense destruction taken to another level, as each environment in the game's five worlds is fully destructible.