In Tribes: Vengeance's single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of other, interrelated stories that are unfolding behind-the-scenes. In addition, gamers are given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters.
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Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django is the second installment in the popular Boktai franchise bringing back one of the most innovative features to be implemented into a video game - the signature solar sensor technology, which incorporates natural sunlight into gameplay. Focusing more on role playing game (RPG) elements than the previous release, many new features have been added to Boktai 2 to help create an in-depth and exciting gaming experience.
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. One of the 'Flat-Out' features is the "stunt" event where you race your car, and catapult the driver at a specific moment using him as a dart, bowling ball and other projectiles. Check the screens and have a good laugh...
Garage Games has released an updated demo for MaxGaming Technologies’ Dark Horizons: Lore, a fast action FPS style mecha game where the player’s stats will affect the outcome of the war and ultimately write the history of the Dark Horizons universe. This v1.11 demo features a new and enhanced interfaces, weapons, sound, maps and unlimited play demo on Windows and Mac. Read more for download links.
Pirates of the XXI Century is a new FPS in the works over at Eastern European developer DioSoft. Not much info is available at this point but Pirates of the XXI Century revolves around modern day sea pirates with action taking place on load, air, sea and even underwater. You will be able to play as either a member of Hong Kong’s triads, modern day pirate or soldier of US Special Forces and have use of about 30 weapons. Read more for details and screens...
Based on briefings and scenarios supplied by S.A.S. veterans, The Regiment is a tense, accurate simulation of close quarters combat. Lead four-man teams in assaults on terrorist strongholds. Rescue hostages held at gunpoint. Recreate the deadly climax to the Iranian Embassy Siege of 1980. Fight battles in Britain's corridors of power in a daring rescue at the Houses of Parliament or tackle the nightmare scenario of a terrorist takeover of a subway system. Read more for details and screens.
"Dungeon Siege II" returns players to the beautiful fantasy land of Aranna, but it is a land scarred by civil war, where the lines between good and evil are blurred. Players must lead an elite battle party against Valdis, a vicious marauder determined to return the world to order, no matter the cost. "Dungeon Siege II" promises to set a new standard in role-playing games by combining an intriguing story-line with intense real-time party combat and cutting edge 3D graphics.
Metrowerks Corporation and Nintendo have signed an agreement and begun distributing a comprehensive tools suite for the creation of innovative, feature-rich games for the handheld Nintendo DS videogame system.
Ascaron has released a new beta patch for the UK edition of its RPG Sacred. This patch brings your retail game to v1.7 beta 38 and addresses various game balancing issues, game crashes, and several other tweaks (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...
Enthusia Professional Racing is a PS2 new racing game, developed by KCES, designed to bring all of the white-knuckle energy and thrill of car racing to life, Enthusia features groundbreaking gameplay mechanics, enhanced physics and pixel-perfect graphics to deliver an unprecedented racing experience. Read more for screens & trailer...
Shadow of Rome, an all-new action adventure game, transports players to one of the most perilous ages of man, an era when Caesar was hailed as the leader of the Roman Empire and whose sovereignty dominated all of western civilization. Murder, false accusations and blood spilled in gladiatorial battles await those who seek an all encompassing epic when Shadow of Rome is released throughout North America in winter 2004.
Enlight has released a demo for their animal style management/sim title, Zoo Empire. No details as to what it features are available at this point. Read more for download links...
EA has released a singleplayer demo for Armies of Exigo putting you in command of the Empire in an epic battle against the Beast army. You and your army are the sole survivors of an air crash in the magical forests where evil lurks behind every corner. Seek out resources to build yourself an army of up to 200 units and defeat the Beasts army above ground and descend to the caverns below and encounter a mysterious enemy. To survive this incredible demo you must break the two seals that protect the entrance to the catacombs, defeat the beast army and survive the evils that await you in the world of Exigo. Read more for download links ...
Konami America today announced the song list for 'Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME' (DDR EXTREME). Featuring more than 65 songs of heart-pounding dance music, DDR Extreme will get gamers grooving with the largest number of licensed tracks of any Dance Dance Revolution title released in the United States to date.
ESPN NHL 2K5 is filled with a bevy of enhancements that enrich NHL fans' virtual ice rink experience. The exciting Party Mode offers the ultimate multi-player hockey experience as gamers compete in 15 different hockey-themed mini-games to claim their title as "King of the Rink."
European games publisher, Ascaron announced at Leipzig Games Convention, the launch of "Sacred plus" on October 15, 2004. Priced at £19.99, "Sacred plus" is a 'producers cut' of the award winning role play game, which released earlier this year.
From the makers of FIFA Football, Total Club Manager 2005 will pit your football wits against the best managers in the world. Whether you are scrapping for points in a relegation battle, or on the verge of European victory, TCM 2005 will guarantee you feel the pressures of the modern day football manager.
As the new stealth action game from TimeSplitters creators Free Radical Design, Second Sight comes to PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo Gamecube in just over two weeks' time. Read more for further details ...
GSC Game World announces they have an all new real-time strategy in development. The game is currently named the Heroes of Annihilated Empires and is scheduled for release in 2005. Read more for details and screens...
ZOO Digital Publishing has announced the 22nd of October as the European release date for one of this years' most exciting gaming prospects – 'Payback' on the GBA. Pushing the system to the absolute limit, Game Boy fans and industry pundits alike will not believe the incredible experience this title offers.
Ascaron announced at Leipzig Games Convention, the launch of 'Sacred Underworld', the first official expansion pack for the award winning PCCD role play game, Sacred. Set for release Q1 2005, Sacred Underworld begins directly where the original game left off. Read more for details ...
Deep Silver and Egosoft are delighted to announce at Leipzig Games Convention, their continued collaboration over the X² franchise. The launch of the new expansion pack, 'X²: The Return' is set for Feb 2005. Enhancing and extending the gameplay of the award winning X²- The Threat; the expansion pack adds many exciting new features and involves players in a thrilling new storyline.
Second Sight, developed by the creative force behind the acclaimed TimeSplitters series Free Radical Design, is an original property that redefines the standards for stealth action gameplay. Due later this year for PS2, Xbox and GameCube, check these new screens...
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 :
- Colin McRae Rally 2005 - Trailer
- NBA Live 2005 - Trailer
- Test Drive: Eve Of Destruction - Trailer
- X-Men: Legends - Trailer
- Jade Empire - Trailer
- Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space - Trailer
- Tak 2: Staff of Dreams Q&A with Avalanche Soft's Troy Leavitt on GameZone
- The Bard's Tale Q&A with inXile's Brian Fargo on Games Domain
- The Matrix Online Q&A with Monolith's William Westwater on OGaming
- Outlaw Golf 2 Q&A with Hypnotix's Mike Taramykin on HomeLAN
- Worms: Forts Under Siege Q&A with Team17's John Dennis on C&VG
- You Are Empty Q&A with Digital Spray Studios' Denis Volchenko on ExpGaming
- GTA: San Andreas Q&A with Rockstar Games' Hamish Brown on Eurogamer
- Empire Earth 2 Q&A with Mad Doc's Brian Mysliwy on Empire Earth Aeon
- The Telladar Chronicles: Decline Q&A with MindLink Studio on Game Chronicles
No not a new game this time. FIFA, Xbox, and Electronic Arts will team up to bring a newly developed FIFA Competition, the FIFA Interactive World Cup, to football lovers around the world.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 19, 2004 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
War Times takes real time strategy to a new level as you follow the tumultuous era of the 2nd World War through Germany, Great Britain, the USA and the USSR. You can play up each nation’s unique strategies in their attack and defense as you trudge through Europe’s war zones, all based on historical events.
A third person shooter where the player takes full control of all four squad members, Conflict: Vietnam does not set out to depict the course of the war; instead we witness four men struggling for survival in the hostile Vietnam jungle against a ruthless terrain and seemingly ever-present 'invisible' enemy. Take 2 has released information about the skill advancement system in Conflict: Vietnam, read more for details.