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PC Review - 'Ground Control 2: Operation Exodus'

by Mark Crump on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 7:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will feature all-new 3-D graphics and the ability to virtually "ride the rides", but will also allow players to design amazing fireworks displays that can be choreographed to the music of their choice. In addition, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will also include the ability to assign music to rides in the park, new realistic day and night cycles, a park lighting system and various weather effects.

Sega Europe Signs 'Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Europe Ltd, today announced an agreement with Myelin Media, LLC to publish Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile, developed by Tilted Mill Entertainment, for the PC in all territories outside of the United States and Canada. Children of the Nile is the first title in the Immortal Cities series.

'Johnny Rocketfingers' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conspiracy Entertainment today announced that it has obtained the exclusive worldwide licensing rights to Johnny Rocketfingers from Cracked Animations.

'Shadow Hearts: Covenant' (PS2) Pre-Order Incentive

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced its official pre-order campaign for Shadow Hearts: Covenant, the sequel to the critically acclaimed role-playing game in 2001. Consumers can now pre-order Covenant from selected retailers and receive a copy of the original Shadow Hearts for free, while supplies last.

GameFactory Signs 'Telladar Chronicles: Decline' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 4:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While we already had the first trailer up many weeks ago, it seems GameFactory has signed Mindlink's real-time tactical wargame Telladar Chronicles: Decline. The player will be thrown into the fantasy world of Miere in one of the most tragical moments in the history of the Telladarian Empire - the War of the Seven Nations. He will find himself in the middle of epic battles and tangled intrigues and will guide his heroes through love and hatred, friendship and betrayal, glorious victories and bitter defeats.

'Chessmaster' Also Coming To Xbox - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Chessmaster will launch on the Xbox in North America this October. For the first time on Xbox Live, players will also be able to test their skills and square off against other chess players. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Vietcong: Purple Haze' Announced For PS2/Xbox - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 12:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Vietcong: Purple Haze' is a cinematic narrative-based First Person Shooter (FPS) set during the Vietnam Conflict. Players of VIETCONG experience the war from the perspective of a soldier assigned to join a squad of U.S. Special Forces running reconnaissance missions deep into the jungles of Northern Vietnam. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Gooka: Mystery of Janatris' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega has released a demo for Centauri Production's 3rd person point and click style RPG adventure Gooka: the Mystery of Janatris. In Gooka you take on the role of Judge Gooka, who, on arriving home after a long journey discovers his house has been razed to the ground, his wife in a critical condition and his son vanished. No specific details as to what this demo features are available at this point. Read more for download links ...

'Far Cry' - CryENGINE v1.0 SDK Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crytek has released its CryENGINE SDK which will allow you to create mods for Far Cry. This package includes fully-documented instructions and will provide users with their first opportunity to create “Total Conversion” mods with CryENGINE™ technology. The SDK, in combination with the Sandbox Editor, will allow users to create a virtually limitless variety of scenarios and environments (thanks blues). Read more for details and download links ...

Vivendi Signs 'Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich'

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi and Irrational Games today announced a North American agreement which grants VU Games exclusive distribution rights to Freedom Force vs. the Third Reich.

'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas...a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 10:07 a.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 :

  • Face Of Mankind - Trailer
  • FIFA 2005 - Trailer
  • Tribes: Vengeance - Trailer
  • Conflict Vietnam - Trailer #2

'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars' - v29354 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released the first patch for Wing Simulations' multiplayer shooter SÖLDNER: Secret Wars. This v29354 adds a new Bone Mountain map, a new M4 Sopmod weapon M4 Sopmod, various game optimizations, disables fog in the Commander mode, bug fixes and plenty more. Read more for details and download links ...

'Championship Manager 5' Announced For PS2/Xbox

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces that, after being announced for the PC earlier this year, Championship Manager is to appear on Xbox and, for the first time ever, PlayStation 2. Championship Manager 5, the latest installment in the series being developed by Gusto Games, will be released in spring 2005 on both formats.

'Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars' Gets Delayed

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars is the new action packed turn based 3D-cartoon combat game from Mithis Entertainment, a game that has already got the industry talking. What would you expect when you can arm a monkey with a nuclear bomb! Due to a slight increase in the time needed to produce the game everyone is hoping for, the new release date for Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars has been set for the 4th February 2005.

'Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee is a humorous action racing game that combines a mission-based adventure and arena-style driving. The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee will be available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox in October 2004. Read more for the latest batch of screens ...

'Sudeki 2' (Xbox) Revealed

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Climax has updated its job listing page, looking for a new 'VP of Business Development & Director of Business Development', where it was revealed that several new titles are in the works such as Sudeki 2. "Climax is developing a wide range of games for leading publishers including: Codename Avalon, ATV Fury III, Sudeki 2, Moto-GP 3, The Final Option, Hot Wheels, Delta Force: Black Hawk Down, Tron 2.0, Dragon Wars and other exciting projects yet to be announced."

Xbox Preview - 'Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set 50 years after the War of Heroes, players assume the role of a general in a fantasy battlefield. Players must fight alongside their troops and use catapults, dragons or any means necessary to crush the Dark Legions and put an end to the terror they've unleashed on the sacred Holy Grounds. Read more and check our indepth preview...

'Titans of Steel: Warring Suns' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Vicious Byte are pleased to announce the release of the new version 1.2 update for the highly rated tactical turn based mech game Titans of Steel: Warring Suns. The 1.2 update includes 41 fixes, 57 additions and changes as well as three new semi-official campaigns. Read more for download links ...

'Campaigns on the Danube 1805 & 1809' - v2.2 Update Patch Available

by Judy on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Adanac Command Studies has released a new patch for Adanac Command Studies. This update brings your retail game to v2.2 and includes Range check errors and a forced march rest bug as well as the addition of enemy dots on the jump map. Counter stacking alignment has also been improved to make reading ratings on the right side of the counter easier when other units are adjacent.