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'Robots' (NDS/GBA/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 8:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Robots' world is about to be taken over by an evil tyrant and it is up to the player to save his fellow robots from a tragic destiny! Players will hop on a train to a mechanical metropolis of moving gears and winding parts, meet an unforgettable cast of characters and battle evil machines - discovering the many ways a robot can turn his parts into cool and unique gadgets.

'Empire Earth 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 8:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.

'Cold Winter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Captured, conveniently forgotten, tortured, and left for dead, MI6 agent Andrew Sterling awaits execution in a Chinese prison. The story begins when a mysterious friend from his past rescues him, setting off a chain of events that could rock the very foundations of global security and wreak chaos on a worldwide level. Read more for some new screens ...

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 6:18 p.m. PST | 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. Vivendi has finally release a demo featuring a conversation section with country girl Sally Mae along with the paper plane mini-game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Battlestations: Midway' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Battlestations: Midway' is a new tactical multi-player game focusing on the naval and aerial battles of World War II leading up to one of the greatest naval victories of all time, the Battle of Midway, which saw the highly outnumbered US Naval and Air forces take on the might of the most powerful naval force in modern history: the Imperial Japanese Navy.

'Paraworld' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 3:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Paraworld combes for the first time ever a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, it brings new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come once more to life, a constant danger to anyone living in the area. Read more for details and screens ...

'C&C Generals: Zero Hour' - v1.03 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 3:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As promised, EA has released a new patch for C&C Generals: Zero Hour. This update brings your retail game to v1.03 and addresses several technical problems, game crashes, cheats and adds a slew of balance adjustments, as well as several new maps. Read more for download links ...

'Tabula Rasa' Gets Further Delayed

by Judy on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 3:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Back in September NCSoft's executive producer Richard Garriott announced that its MMORPG Tabula Rasa had been pushed back, and would not be released winter 2005. Now NCsoft has released its 2004 financial results, and while the earnings soared, the fiscal 2005 release schedule did not mention a launch date for Tabula Rasa. In a brief statement afterwards NCsoft's PR person said that it's likely the game won't see the light of day until 2006. Auto Assault, City of Heroes expansion and Guild Wars are still on track.

'Stronghold 2' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 2:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stronghold 2 will bring the the castle-sim and siege-warfare RTS series to life in glorious 3D. Stronghold 2 will also offer players a "castle-life" campaign, enhanced multiplayer capability and a new, innovative and exciting single player campaign that will be revealed in the months ahead. Check out these new screens ...

'EQII: The Bloodline Chronicles' Adventure Pack Coming In March - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment today announced information on the release of The Bloodline Chronicles, the first Adventure Pack for the hit online fantasy game EverQuest II. The Bloodline Chronicles gives players countless hours of new content in a rich, story-based realm located beneath the surface of Norrath.

'The Sims 2 University' Simulates Its Way into Stores

by Judy on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 11:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA announced today that The Sims 2 University expansion pack will ship starting today in North America. As the first expansion pack for this PC phenomenon, players will be able to take their Sims and live out their ultimate college fantasy. Developed by the award-winning EA Maxis studio, The Sims 2 University will introduce a new young-adult stage of life, 4 new career paths, new influence gameplay and over 125 new objects.

'Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars' - Screens

by Judy on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cossacks: Napoleonic Wars returns one of the most successful strategy games of the past years to the real-time battlefield - with reinforcements: Meet Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France and probably the most ingenious strategist in European history! Enter the battle on the side of one of 10 great European nations and rewrite European history in six exciting campaigns.

'Mortal Kombat: Deception' (NGC) Enters the Retail Arena

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games today announced that it has shipped Mortal Kombat: Deception for the GameCube. Featuring exclusive GameCube content, Mortal Kombat: Deception allows fans to play as and against Mortal Kombat legendary characters, Goro (Boss creature from Mortal Kombat) and Shao Kahn (Final Boss in Mortal Kombat II and Mortal Kombat 3).

Ubisoft Signs Golf Champion Vijay Singh For New Sports Lineup

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announces that it will be developing a series of sports titles, making its debut as a publisher of sports videogames. Its entrance will be propelled by several worldwide licensing agreements and acquisitions. Ubisoft has signed an exclusive license with Vijay Singh, the No.1 ranked golf player in the world, to produce a Vijay Singh-titled golf game. The company has also acquired the team sports assets from Microsoft Game Studios.

'Haunting Ground' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Haunting Ground is a spine-chilling survival horror game is set in a mysterious castle that has become a prison for two innocent characters- an orphaned young girl and a white shepherd dog. They must utilize each other’s strengths if they hope to escape from their horrifying surroundings. Haunting Ground combines a compelling ambiance of terror and solitude with challenging puzzles and a unique gameplay approach.

'Worms 4: Mayhem' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Worms series recently diversified with Worms Forts Under Siege, a tactical RTS-like spin-off created for Sega. However, Worms 4: Mayhem is a return to the series' trademark gameplay and sees Team 17's core Worms design and development team regrouping for a game of explosive annelid annihilation.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A wet, wild and totally soaked new expansion pack to RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will ride into stores this June. RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!, the first expansion pack to RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will let players create and control their own water parks for the first time. Read more to check out some more new screens ...

'Cross Racing Championship' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Utilizing the next generation of the Invictus engine which incorporates its new real-time physics module, Cross Racing Championship (CRC) will allow the player to experience the thrills of high-speed on and off road racing across vast open terrains. Today Project 3 and Invictus show off the outstanding quality of the powerful graphic engine. Read more for screens taken from the Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, UK and US tracks.

Microsoft To Display 'Phantom Game Service' At ESC

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 8:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infinium Labs will present its flagship Phantom Game Service, built on Microsoft Windows XP Embedded, in the Microsoft booth No. 1602 in San Francisco's Moscone Center during CMP Media's Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), Sunday to Thursday, March 6 - 10, 2005.

'Jeff Corwin Experience' (PSP/NDS) Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 8:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Conspiracy Entertainment today announced it has extended its worldwide exclusive licensing agreement with Discovery Licensing, Inc. for the "Jeff Corwin Experience" to add the Sony PSP and Nintendo DS platforms. The companies also agreed to extend this agreement until December 2006.

Atari Germany Signs 'Crashday'

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 8:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Moonbyte Studios and Replay Studios are happy to announce that the stunt racing game "Crashday" will be published by Atari in Germany and is going to be released in late 2005! Crashday puts you in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. Your task is to scrap your vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing your opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing you as their enemy.

'ExMachina' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 3:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ExMachina is an Action/RPG set up in an alternative future. In the game you will drive through the regions of the new Earth, where you will uncover secrets of the lost civilization, learn the fate of the mankind, gain powerful friends and fight numerous enemies. The action and the RPG part are closely interrelated in the game, the action part being the driving, the spectacular combats with other trucks, a multitude of weapons, realistic physics and special effects; the RPG part being the variety of truck types to choose from, a unique world, a great number of optional quests and a flexible plot.

'Aurora Watching: Gorky Zero' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Aurora Watching is a third person perspective stealth game taking place in the Arctic. During the mission, Sullivan faces many opponents, not all of whom are human and each of which can be defeated in many ways, Mini-games, puzzles, and hi-tech gadgets keep players excited from the very beginning to the end.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Gary Grigsby's World at War' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 1:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 By 3 Games announced today that Gary Grigsby's World at War has officially "gone gold." The game is due for final release in March.

PS2 Preview - 'Enthusia Professional Racing'

by Paul Reith on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Get behind the wheel and experience the sensation of racing actual cars. As in the real world, Enthusia emphasizes pure driving skills and ensures that winning is a result of ability rather than how much money has been spent tuning a car. Maintaining a subtle balance between the power of the car and the driver’s skill, Enthusia promises to deliver the ultimate driving experience for racing fans of all abilities.

PC Review - 'Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords'

by Alanix on Feb. 28, 2005 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Five years after the events from the award winning Knights of the Old Republic, the Sith Lords have hunted the Jedi to the edge of extinction and are on the verge of crushing the Old Republic. With the Jedi Order in ruin, the Republic’s only hope is a Jedi Knight struggling to reconnect with the Force and is faced with the galaxies most dire decision: To follow the light or succumb to the dark side…