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'Richard Burns Rally' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 4:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi Entertainment has released a demo for its rally racing sim Richard Burns Rally. The demo features an intro movie, Rally School Advanced Technique and a Harwood Forest quick rally track (thanks Tiscali). Read more for download links...

'Miami Vice' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 4:22 p.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.

'Knight Rider 2' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Knight Rider 2 will address much of the customer feedback received on the first Knight Rider game as well as add many new features, which will improve the gameplay dramatically whilst maintaining the authentic atmosphere of the series. Knight Rider 2 will contain more action, in-game animations, special effects and dialogue than its predecessor.

'The Chronicles of Ny' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ClownKeep's "The Chronicles of Ny" will be produced in a series of episodic games. Each episode will entertain, thrill and leave the player excited about upcoming episodes that will continue the character they have developed. The games will be available for around $10 an episode and will present at least 10 to 15 hours of fantasy, role-playing adventure. Read more for details & screens ...

'Rome: Total War' - Multiplayer Patch Coming Soon

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creative Assembly's Richie Skinner has posted a comment in the official R:TW forums about an upcoming patch addressing an issue people have been experiencing with the Rome Total War multiplayer mode. "Hello everyone. We are aware of the concerns raised over the multiplayer issues as we've been reading your feedback that has been posted to this forum. There will be an official statement about a patch in the near future. Please bear with us as the game has not yet been released in all regions and we need to assess the situation fully to get a clear understanding what issues need to / can be addressed." Of course we will have it available on our fileservers the moment it gets released.

'WANTED: A Wild Western Adventure' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WANTED: A Wild Western Adventure combines the best of classic graphic adventures with the freedom and playability of an RPG. Players will explore eight eye-popping locations and interact with a supporting cast of more than 30 crazy 3D characters. Dreamcatcher has released a demo containing one cut-scene and about 15 minutes of gameplay from the start of the game. Read more for download links ...

'Get On Da Mic' (PS2) Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

That's right Get On Da Mic has gone gold and your chance to become a hip hop star just got closer to reality. Get On Da Mic is bringing players a whole new flavor in the sing-along genre with hip hop beats and hard hittin lyrics. GODM will be available in stores October 5th in North America for the PS2 and will ship two ways; in a bundle with a Logitech mic or game only (no mic). Read more for some new screens...

'Enthusia Professional Racing' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) Rocks Onto The Music Scene

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 11:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. and MTV2's "Video Mods" have collaborated to create the first ever Jade Empire music Video Mod. In these Video Mods, watch some of Jade Empire's feature characters including Wu the Lotus Blossom, Furious Ming and Death's Hand perform Christina Milian's "Dip it Low", and New Found Glory's "It's all downhill from here".

'The Moment of Silence' Gets Delayed

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has announced that their forthcoming title 'The Moment of Silence' has been pushed back until November 2004. But as the old saying goes 'good things come to those who wait' – and this four-disc extravaganza will certainly be worth waiting for.

'Myst IV Revelation' In Stores Now

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Myst IV Revelation, a PC/Mac hybrid DVD-ROM, is available now at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $39.99 – rated “T” for Teen, with mild violence. Myst IV Revelation, developed by Ubisoft’s talented Montreal studio, beckons Myst loyalists, adventure seekers and puzzle fans of all ages to join the story.

'Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine' Goes Gold

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The wait is over! Fans of the award-winning, best selling Horse and Musket: Great Battles of the Eighteenth Century will be quite pleased to learn that the long awaited sequel, Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine, has just gone gold and is projected to ship worldwide beginning in late October!

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

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 8:44 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!

'Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls' (GBA) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the beginning of the Final Fantasy saga all over again with all-new story elements and gameplay on the GBA! All-new Soul of Chaos dungeons and Soul of Rebirth storyline vastly expand your Final Fantasy experience.

'Paper Mario 2: The Thousand Year Door' (NGC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Intelligent Systems, who brought us the original Paper Mario on the N64, is back to make the sequel Paper Mario 2 for GameCube. Mario and the other characters are 2D, but they move in a fully 3D world. The result is a game like no other, a full-bodied adventure with a whimsical look and feel and all those great touches you've come to expect.

'Metroid Prime 2: Echoes' (NGC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 7:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metroid Prime 2: Echoes is a first-person adventure game played in a fully 3D world. Playing as Samus Aran, gamers will be overwhelmed by the visually stunning graphics and Samus' multitude of new abilities. With her new Light and Dark beam weapons, the correct weapon must be used against the corresponding Light and Dark World creatures and objects in order to defeat them successfully.

Zuxxez Signs 'The Kings of the Dark Age' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 7:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zuxxez Entertainment has signed Cateia Games' turned based strategy game (with real-time battles), The Kings of the Dark Age. The game provides great medieval atmosphere to the player, with its realistic in-detailed economy, military and political management, 45 minute original soundtrack, complex and exciting battles and castle siege and colorful and eye-catching graphics.

'ESPN NBA 2K5' (PS2/Xbox) In Stores NOW

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

ESPN Videogames today announced that ESPN NBA 2K5 is now available at major retailers across North America. The highly acclaimed series continues its legacy of innovation as well as unmatched gameplay and visuals to create the most authentic virtual NBA experience.

'BloodRayne 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco today confirmed that BloodRayne 2 has gone gold and is on schedule for release October 12. Majesco is supporting the launch of BloodRayne 2 with a multi-million dollar marketing campaign that includes extensive cross-promotions with MTV, targeted TV and print advertising and a consumer pre-sell initiative.

Deep Silver Signs 'The Fall: Last Days Of Gaia'

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 5:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silver Style Entertainment signed a co-publishing agreement with Deep Silver for the territories Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The release of The Fall in the named territories will be in the middle of November. Silver Style also announces that they have selected the band Darkseed as their partner for the music creation of their apocalyptic role-playing game 'The Fall: Last Days Of Gaia.'

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 5:03 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 :

  • The Moment Of Silence - Trailer
  • GTR: The Ultimate Racing Game - Trailer
  • Medieval Lords - Trailer
  • The Fall: Last Days of Gaia - Trailer
  • Smackdown vs. Raw - Trailer

Acclaim UK Emerges From The Ashes

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 4:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK trade magazine MCV has got an interesting article regarding former Acclaim UK studios Cheltenham and Manchester being picked up by Rod Cousens, former global boss of the collapsed US giant, and LA-based Europlay Capital Advisers. Apparently four games have been signed already (Interview With A Made Man and Heist and back-catalogue and IP) and also some Acclaim US assets are being looked at. A new name for the company will be announced shortly. The exact fate of the eagerly anticipated racing game "Juiced" has not been determined yet (thanks VE3D).

'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars' - v30520 Update Patch & Server Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 4:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released yet another first patch for Wing Simulations' multiplayer shooter SÖLDNER: Secret Wars. This v30520 optimizes netcode, vehicle, weapon and map balancing, adds new vehicle: Rooikat (wheeled Anti Tank Vehicle), 3D Iron Sights for all non scoped weapons, extended Web Admin Tool, in game admin commands and map rotation, bug fixes and plenty more. Read more for details and download links ...

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 4:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larry Laffer's nephew, Larry Lovage, is a typical college student. He lives in a dorm, has a crush on his biology professor, and goes to bars with his buddies. But when a TV dating show comes to campus, Larry gets a chance for national sexposure. If he can show that he can make any girl on campus swoon, he will become a campus legend. Follow Larry's hilarious exploits and misadventures in the wackiest college story since Animal House.

'Resonance' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imagine a time where everything you believe and think you know becomes blurred and uncertain, a time where your darkest secrets, emotions and desires can be painstakingly extracted from your very soul and brought to light. Imagine a troubled age where speaking a few lighthearted words can turn into a death sentence and where religion mixes with politics to bend a changing society. These confusing times are recorded by history as ‘The Renaissance’.

'Gran Turismo 4' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. Check these 100 new screens...

'Seal of Evil' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX has released a new demo for Object Software's RPG Seal of Evil. The game uses a newly-developed GFX3D graphics engine and combines 2D and 3D technology. In the demo, players will control Lan Wei and Liang Hu to take a fascinating journey in several locations such as Rosy-Cloud Village, dense forests, mysterious caves and so on. Read more for download links ...

'Blitzkrieg: Rolling Thunder' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Like its predecessor, "Rolling Thunder" also offers a campaign with 18 missions (approximately eight single missions). This time, Blitzkrieg fans can look forward to a campaign with the famous American General Patton. His crusade through seven countries, including Operation: Husky, is but one of many historical highlights.

PC Review - 'EverQuest: Omens of War'

by Mark Crump on Sept. 30, 2004 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Omens of War will allow players to adventure solo, in groups, and in multiple player raids to complete "Epic Quests" and earn specialized Epic weapons to assist them in their battles. All-new character levels, items, spells, and quests will challenge the most veteran of players and a new task system will offer new players an easier way to gain experience and items.