LucasArts has released the Win32 standalone server for Pandemic Studios' sci-fi action game Star Wars Battlefront. This package allows you to host games for Star Wars Battlefront on your PC over the Internet or on a local area network (LAN). The maximum number of players in the game is dependent on the bandwith and processing power of your PC. Read more for download links...
The latest version of Gran Turismo 4 further demonstrates its mission to provide the most authentic driving simulation available in the marketplace. New features will extend above and beyond just pure automotive racing, providing a unique destination for automotive and PS2 enthusiasts to enjoy car culture in every dimension.
Cenega has released a new patch for Altar Int's 3D squad-based action game UFO: Aftermath. This update brings your retail game to v1.4 but no details as to what it fixes are available at this point, although the forums indicate this is the final patch only fixing bugs, no new features (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...
Blizzard has released new update patches for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos as well as The Frozen Throne. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.17a and addresses several game balance, map tweaks, bug fixes and other changes, along with two new Neutral Heroes for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, and The Frozen Throne. Read more for download links ...
The Mario Party series returns with more of everything. In the single-player Story mode, Brighton and Twila – otherwise known as the sun and the moon – are embroiled in a bitter feud over who's more impressive. It’s up to Mario and his party-hearty cohorts to settle the spat and restore order to the cosmos. Multiplayer Party mode features more than 75 all-new mini-games and six game boards.
Developed by Ubisoft's award-winning Red Storm studio, Ghost Recon 2 launches on next-generation consoles and PC this Holiday season. The game is set in the chaotic battlefields of tomorrow, and will offer gamers an insider's view of the way large scale conflicts will be fought in the near future. Read more for a few new screens...
Alien Hominid is the debut console title from O~3 Entertainment and developer, The Behemoth. It is an evolution of classic 2D side-scrolling platform shooters, blending old school play mechanics with stunning hand drawn graphics (in other words, it looks pretty AND plays great).
Electronic Arts and urban music and lifestyle powerhouse Def Jam have begun shipping Def Jam FIGHT for NY to retailers nationwide. The title is available for the PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube under the EA GAMES brand.
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 :
- Scarface - Trailer
- GodZilla: Save The Earth - Trailer
- Hearts Of Iron 2 - Intro Movie
- X-Men: Legends - Launch Trailer
- Halo 2 - Summary Trailer
- Medieval Lords - Defend Trailer
Merscom LLC today announced a development and publishing agreement with Sylum Entertainment for "WWII Tank Commander", a military arcade-style action game for PC. Take command of a Sherman tank in General Patton’s Fourth Armored Division as you destroy enemy armor and infantry, escort Allied convoys, rescue hostages, and help free Europe from Nazi rule.
Monte Cristo Games and Focus are wroking on a sequel to last year's strategy game Fire Department (known in the US as Emergency Fire Response). Fire Department 2 will feature a lot of improvements and new features such as multiplayer capabilities, better AI, control over a larger amount of units, improved graphics, 5 campaigns and of course more realism.
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.
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.
Ubisoft announces today that it has decided to release all platform versions of the highly anticipated Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory simultaneously in March 2005. This will allow players on Xbox, PlayStation2, GameCube and PC to discover at the same time the latest blockbuster from the Splinter Cell brand, whose quality will be over the top as a result of the additional development time.
Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.
CDV has released the first update patch for Stormregion's 3D RTS Codename: Panzers. This update brings your retail game to v1.09 and repairs problems in multiplayer mode and also prevents cheating while playing online. Read more for download links ...
TriSynergy and Nevrax confirmed today that Nevrax’s graphically stunning MMORPG The Saga of Ryzom has begun shipping to retailers throughout North America, and will be in stores across the U.S. and Canada this week. The North American servers will go live later today.
Midway Games today announced that Mortal Kombat: Deception has gone gold and will to ship to stores for both the PlayStation2 and the Xbox on Monday, October 4th.
Project Three Interactive announced today that the highly anticipated fantasy RPG for PC ‘Kult: Heretic Kingdoms’ has completed development and will ship to retail stores around October 1st 2004 across Europe.
Majesco has announced a nationwide pre-sell program for BloodRayne 2, the popular action-horror sequel scheduled to ship next month. Pre-order now, and get various extra's when the game ships.
THQ today announced the release of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War. The highly anticipated real-time strategy game for PC is based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe from Games Workshop traveled by millions worldwide.
Players now can take on their friends in a game of head-to-head football action with the launch of the new EA SPORTS branded two-player web game, All-Star Football Challenge from Electronic Arts. This free web football game brings a two-player mode and four new teams to the already popular All-Star Football series. Players can gear up for the competition at http://www.easports.com/free/home.jsp.
The Moment of Silence is a high-tech political thriller. Players step into the shoes of Peter Wright, a communications designer currently working on the Government's 'Freedom of Speech' campaign. When a SWAT team storms his neighbour's apartment, it is Peter's job to uncover the truth behind his mysterious disappearance.
by Thomas Wilde on Sept. 20, 2004 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Men of Valor: Vietnam is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Men of Valor: Vietnam immerses the player in the humid jungles of Southeast Asia in the most controversial conflict of the modern era.
by Mark Crump on Sept. 20, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
A Real-Time 3D Strategy, Besieger is set in a medieval fantasy world in which rival players wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. The easy economic system will allow players to construct or upgrade 40 types of buildings and more than 50 different units for battle.
Bandai America has launched the official website for Cavia Inc.'s third-person shooter, "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex." Now anime and video game fans alike have their own spot in cyberspace with the latest "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex" history, news and events, the latest screenshots and movies, including character profiles and updated game information.