'Skate Rat' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 11:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Skate Rat fuses the freedom of skateboarding trick-style play with the challenging puzzles of platform adventures. The player guides Skate and his friends through a story-based adventure — in which he must throw skateboarding tricks, dodge urban hazards, fight enemies, and rescue friends - to find out what's wrong in Park City.

'Painkiller: Battle out of Hell' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 11:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Picking up right where the game’s story left off, Battle out of Hell includes an additional single-player chapter with 10 levels, as well as new multiplayer modes, maps and models. It will also offer an amplified arsenal of un-deadly weapons, bigger and badder bosses and the map editor Software Development Kit. Check the new screens...

'Crusader Kings' - v1.04 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 11:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox has released a new patch for their strategy game Crusader Kings. This update brings your retail game to v1.04 and addresses various game bugs & fixes, AI tweaks, UI improvements, scenario adjustments and plenty more. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Phantom Brave' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Judy on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 10:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NIS America Inc. announced today that Phantom Brave, its role-playing game available exclusively for the PlayStation2, will ship to retailers nationwide on August 31, 2004. If you haven't yet, check out 'Phantom Brave' preview.

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega Publishing's Shade: Wrath of Angles is a third person horror / action adventure. Black Element Software, have re-worked the graphic’s engine and storyline to produce a greater gaming experience in every possible way.

Reporting In From 'MMOG' Land

by Mark Crump on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Sony Online and LucasArts are gearing up for their October launch of the first Star Wars Galaxies expansion pack, Jump To Lightspeed, which finally takes the online multiplayer game into space. Earlier this week Sony Online also announced that people might find their accounts lost in space because a character deletion procedure will occur just prior to launch. This week's editorial takes a look at the what's and why's ...

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'The Punisher'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Driven by a hatred of crime bordering on insanity, Frank Castle became The Punisher, a lone vigilante whose mission goes far beyond revenge. Taking on the city’s high-powered crime lords, he wreaks havoc on the corrupt with methods normally reserved for those on the wrong side of the law.Ripped from the pages of the darkest stories in the Marvel Comics’ universe, embrace the world of The Punisher! Where justice ends, Punishment begins!

'Pacific Fighters' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWII's Pacific theater was the backdrop for some of the most famous aerial battles in history. In places like Midway, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima, allied fighters and bombers went head-to-head against the air power of the Japanese empire. Pacific Fighters provides the opportunity for players to experience the realistic action, intense flight combat and immersive gameplay of WWII's Pacific air war.

'NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 29, 2004 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup challenges players to battle through a ground-breaking new story mode to rise from entry-level series to NASCAR stardom. Drivers compete for opportunities in NASCAR Featherlite Modified, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, and NASCAR National rides before competing for million-dollar purses in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series.