'Prince Of Persia 2' Is Now 'Prince of Persia Warrior Within'

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 11:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever since 'Prince Of Persia 2' was announced it was known that this was not merely a "working name" and not the final title. Today however, Sony has updated its US Web site listing PoP2 as 'Prince of Persia Warrior Within' which might indicate Ubisoft has made a decision on the final name. Prince of Persia Warrior Within is expected to be released early November 2004.

'Transport Giant' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 9:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released the latest update, bringing Transport Giant to version 1.2; fixing several problems and providing several new features for your fun and comfort, is finally available for the UK/US version. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Will of Steel' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media today announcing that they will be publishing the ground breaking military Real Time Strategy game Will of Steel for PC. The game is to be launched across the UK in the Q4 2004. Read more for details, screens and trailer...

Burnout 3: Takedown (PS2/Xbox) Soundtrack Revealed

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The musical soundtrack for EA’s highly-anticipated Burnout 3: Takedown will feature more than 40 songs from bands including Jimmy Eat World, Yellowcard, New Found Glory, and many more. Delivering an authentic radio experience complete with commentary from DJ Stryker from alternative radio station KROQ-FM in Los Angeles, the in-game soundtrack will get adrenaline junkies’ hearts pumping as they take to the streets in Burnout 3: Takedown.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:28 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 :

  • Half-Life 2 - Trailer
  • Splinter Cell 3: Chaos Theory - Trailer
  • Sacred Underworld - Trailer
  • Children Of The Nile - Trailer
  • Dungeons & Dragons Online - Trailer
  • Blitzkrieg 2 - Trailer

'Knights of the Old Republic II' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords is the next chapter to the award winning game of 2003. Set in the unique timeframe of the Old Republic, 4,000 years before Star Wars Episode I, The Sith Lords features an all-new more perilous storyline, new characters, classes, locations and force powers.

'The Sims 2' Goes Gold

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 5:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims 2, the sequel to the best-selling PC game has reached another milestone – it has gone gold and is set to be in stores by September 17th.

'Universal Combat: Hold the Line' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Universal Combat: Hold the Line' is 3000 AD's upcoming standalone add-on to its 3D action/space-combat game 'Universal Combat'. Probably the last of its kind in the Battlecruiser series as we have come to know it, 'Universal Combat: Hold the Line' is all-encompassing game with as much advancements and fun filled gameplay in first person planet-side careers as is currently seen in the space borne careers. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Alida' In Stores NOW

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 3:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that "Alida" for PC has arrived on retail shelves across North America. In this atmospheric first person 3D graphical adventure game, you must solve the mystery surrounding a missing musician.

'Winning Eleven 8' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Winning Eleven 8 once again raises the bar with in-depth gameplay, improved realism and increased control. Featuring 136 club teams and 57 national teams, Winning Eleven 8 offers gamers control of up to 4,500 of the world's greatest soccer players. The inclusion of licensed leagues is a huge step forward for the series, with player likenesses, player names and official kits, bolstering what is already considered the most advanced and realistic soccer game to date.

'Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the 60s and using the Cold War as its inspiration, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater forces the player to adopt a number of new skills to survive in Snake's new jungle environment. Danger lurks everywhere as Snake explores the beautifully-realised forests, encampments and rivers, with guards patrolling key routes, dangerous animals to contend with, and the uneven terrain and noisy foliage making the silent approaches the Metal Gear hero is famed for virtually impossible.

'Dark Fall: Lights Out' Goes Gold

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company announced that Dark Fall: Lights Out has gone gold. The sequel to the popular and critically acclaimed Dark Fall: The Journal, this title features a chilling ghost story with multiple subplots, impressive graphics, original puzzles and a point-and-click interface.

'Sudden Strike III' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fireglow team is now developing a next generation game engine (engine codename: Sudden Strike Next7) and the first game based on this engine (working title: Sudden Strike III), and also Fireglow plans to develop several other games based on this engine in different setups related to war conflicts.

'Men of Valor' (Xbox/PC) - Sean Astin Joins Voice Cast

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Known for his role as the loyal hobbit Sam Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, actor lends his voice to upcoming epic Vietnam videogame saga Men of Valor.

'City of Villains' Gains New Development Talent

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft and Cryptic Studios announced the addition of two new members to the City of Villains development team, a sequel to City of Heroes. Dave "Zeb" Cook has been named senior designer and Shane Hensley will serve as senior writer on the City of Villains team.

'Splinter Cell Chaos Theory' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory will offer a high adrenaline experience thanks to never seen before close range attacks, a totally open level design, a completely immersive and interactive environment, and challenging advanced AI. In addition, it will offer the best graphics in this generation of games and a unique, collaborative multiplayer mode available for online and offline.

'Blitzkrieg II' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Blitzkrieg II" builds upon the success of our best selling RTS "Blitzkrieg" with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships.

'Rome: Total War' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, Activision has released the demo for demo for Creative Assembly's 3D RTS Rome: Total War, featuring a tutorial playable as the Roman Julii Family, and the Battle of Trebia map playable as the Carthaginians (thanks Fileplanet). Read more for download links...

Eidos Signs 'LEGO Star Wars' (GBA/PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces it has secured the distribution rights to LEGO Star Wars with Giant Interactive Entertainment Ltd for all countries except Japan. The game will be released in April 2005 for the PS2, Xbox, PC and GBA.

'The Sims 2' - Music Composer Revealed

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today announced that award-winning composer Mark Mothersbaugh is the composer of the theme music for the highly-anticipated simulation game, The Sims 2.

'Future Publishing' Buys 'PC Zone' and 'C&VG'

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Future Network plc today announces that its UK subsidiary Future Publishing has acquired the title and goodwill of two UK games magazines - PC Zone and CVG - from the Dennis Publishing group for a consideration of £2.5m in cash. The acquisition also includes the related website computerandvideogames.com.

'Total Club Manager 2005' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Destroy All Humans!' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to clear the way for the Furon invasion force. Your mission is to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintigration!

'The Polar Express' (GBA/NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 7:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this inspiring adventure based on The Polar Express movie, players will take an extraordinary ride through eight exciting chapters. A mysterious Conductor shepherds players aboard the train and onto a journey to meet Santa Claus at the North Pole. Along the way, they will meet memorable characters from the film including the Girl Know-it-All, Lonely Boy, the Hobo, Smokey & Steamers and the Elves.

PC Preview - 'Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 3:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars boasts an extensive single player campaign, where gamers get to chose which clan they are going to control and start the process of total domination – engaging in battles with the other clans and their leaders. Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars also supports a multiplayer mode: team up with friends on a single PC or across a LAN or internet connection and take on all rivals in a last animal standing competition!

'Richard Burns Rally' Goes Gold

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi today announced that its anticipated PC version of rally sim, 'Richard Burns Rally', has today gone gold and will be released in UK, Germany and France on September 3rd, with other territories to follow shortly after.

'Tribes: Vengeance' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Xbox Preview - 'Trigger Man'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Trigger Man is a 3rd person, mission-based action/adventure game that immerses the player in the role of an underworld hit man. Trigger Man takes players to the seamy loading docks and glitzy casinos that are frequented by the 'capos', 'consiglieri' and the 'made men' of two warring families.

'Full Spectrum Warrior' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more.

'Miami Vice' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 23, 2004 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Miami Vice was one of the most popular TV series of the 80's taking millions of viewers on under-cover missions through the streets of Miami with characters like the cool Sonny Crockett, his trustworthy partner Ricardo Tubbs and the demanding Lieutenant Martin Castillo. The Miami street scene, the atmosphere of the series and the thrilling adventures of the detectives give an ultimate setting for sensational gameplay.