'Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death is based on the legendary comic strip Judge Dredd, published in 2000AD every week since 1977. It will be a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death. The game will also have extensive multiplayer modes, enabling ferocious splitscreen or online play and will use Rebellion's versatile new Asura engine. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Battlestar Galactica' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestar Galactica delivers a compelling and immersive space action experience as players move seamlessly between stunning cinematics and epic space battles against the insidious, mechanical power of the Cylons. Fight the insidious Cylons in epic space battles utilizing advanced tactics and an arsenal of weaponry, including the greatest weapon mankind ever conceived — The Battlestar Galactica. Read more to check out some new screens ...

Special Limited Edition Games Pack For PS2

by Thomas on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Some of the nation's favourite video games are to be sold in a special pack to raise money for young people's charities. The video games industry's official charity, the ESC (Entertainment Software Charity), has lined up a special limited edition games pack for the PlayStation 2 which will be in all video games stockists from 26th September.

ESCAPE 2003 Special Edition pack will comprise three titles: Commandos 2: Men of Courage from Eidos, WRC II Extreme from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and SSX Tricky from Electronic Arts.

'Spyro: Adventure' Coming To GBA

by Thomas on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that the next installment in the best-selling Spyro the Dragon video game franchise, Spyro: Adventure is scheduled for release on the Nintendo Game Boy Advance in November 2003.

Sid Meier's Civilization III Gold Edition Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and Firaxis Games have announced the upcoming release of Sid Meier's Civilization III: Gold Edition, the latest offering in the Civilization III franchise. The Gold Edition will include the blockbuster hit Civilization III and the Civilization III: Play the World multiplayer expansion pack.

'Music Mixer' (Xbox) Gets Downloadable Content - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced its partnership with Eatsleepmusic Corporation (http://www.eatsleepmusic.com) to provide downloadable karaoke songs for Microsoft's breakout party title, Xbox Music Mixer. This downloadable content will be available the moment Xbox Music Mixer hits retail shelves on October 14 for a suggested retail price of $39.99 (U.S.). Read more for details & screens ...

'Breed' Delayed .. Again

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The long awaited release of the tactical 3D action shooter Breed will be postponed for another few weeks. CDV announced today that the 3D action shooter BREED will be released by the beginning of November. In UK and in USA the release will also take place in November. A new single player demo is scheduled for October and multiplayer-demo at the time of release!

NCsoft Announces 'Lineage: Dark Conquest' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft today announced the latest chapter to its massively multiplayer game, Lineage. The new epic, called Lineage: Dark Conquest (www.lineage.com), is a series of six new episodes to be released over the next three years. The first new episode, Light and Shadow, goes live on North American servers today. Lineage first launched in 1998 and has grown to more than three-million active subscribers worldwide.

'Disciples II: The Rise of the Elves' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The next chapter in the award-winning Disciples series will be a stand-alone expansion pack titled Disciples II: The Rise of the Elves and it will be released this fall. Disciples II: Rise of the Elves will give both new and old fans of the popular series just what they have been asking for; The Elven race. Read more for details and screens ...

'GangLand' Coming On Valentine's Day

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back in the days of 1920's prohibition, one man ruled the roost in gangland America; Al Capone. Game publisher and lover of violence, corruption, murder and extortion, Whiptail Interactive is to mark the anniversary of Capone's most notorious murdering spree by releasing its forthcoming gangster PC game Gangland on Valentines Day, 74 years after the infamous Valentines Massacre. Developed by Danish gaming bad boys MediaMobsters, the game, based on life as a Sicilian gangster will be released across the UK, Europe and North America on Valentines Day, February 14th 2004.

'Space Colony' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following their recent success with the million-selling Stronghold series on PC, London-based developer, Firefly Studios, have catapulted their creativity into the not-so-distant future announcing Space Colony, due for release this Fall on PC. Space Colony is best described as a space-based People Sim crossed with a City Building game. The player manages and nurtures a group of dysfunctional space dwellers colonising the most unearthly corners of the galaxy. Read more for a few new screens ...

Namco & Hip Interactive Deal To Bring Video Game Franchises To PC

by Thomas on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 7:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that it has expanded its relationship with Hip Interactive Corp to license several of Namco's key video-game properties for the PC. Hip Interactive will develop and distribute PC versions of "kill.switch," "Extreme Force: Grant City Anti-Crime" (working title) and "PAC-MAN WORLD 2" in North America and Europe in 2004. As previously announced, Hip Interactive will be releasing another top Namco franchise, "Dead to Rights" for PC in North America and Europe in fall 2003.

THQ Ships 'BIONICLE' For Game Boy Advance

by Thomas on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 5:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc today announced the release of BIONICLE for Game Boy Advance. BIONICLE, the second title under THQ's multi-title exclusive publishing agreement with LEGO Interactive, is now available at retail outlets nationwide.

"BIONICLE is a fun twist on a classic brand name that is perfectly suited for the Game Boy Advance," stated Tiffany Ternan, senior vice president, North American sales and distribution. "We are happy to add the strength of the LEGO brand to our leading Game Boy Advance catalogue."

X03 Event (Xbox) Day 2 Sports Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Day 2 of Microsoft's X03 event has kicked off and there are more goodies coming our way. At bat today are tons of screens for upcoming Xbox Sports titles. Decided to list them seperatly from the action titles since the list was getting rather long :) We have screens for :

  • MX Unleashed
  • ESPN NFL Football
  • Inside Drive 2004
  • NFL Fever 2004
  • NHL Rivals 2004
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004
  • Links 2004
  • NFL Street
  • ESPN NBA Basketball
  • Total Club Manager 2004
  • Fifa Football 2004

'Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Sim' Coming Spring 2004

by Thomas on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters, creators of genre-leading motorsport video games, will once again drive racing gaming forward with Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator. Designed as the definitive racing game experience, the game will launch Spring 2004 for Xbox, complete with Xbox Live functionality.

X03 Event (Xbox) Day 2 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Day 2 of Microsoft's X03 event has kicked off and there are more goodies coming our way. At bat today are tons of screens for upcoming Xbox titles, in house and from 3rd party developers such as Acclaim, Atari, LucasArts, Activision and more. We will have screens for most of those and we start with :

  • Project Gotham Racing 2
  • Fable
  • 007: Everything Or Nothing
  • Whiplash
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Counter-Strike
  • Freedom Fighters
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup
  • Crimson Skies: High Road To Revenge
  • Rogue Ops
  • Sudeki
  • Conflict Desert Storm 2
  • The Suffering
  • Memorick The Apprentice Knight
  • Voodoo Vince
  • XIII

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tron 2.0 - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monolith has now released a singleplayer demo for their recent cyberspace 3D action game TRON 2.0 . This demo features a tutorial, the 'Abandoned Test Grid' mission where you battle against Resource Hogs and the Seeker, and the new 'Low Level Crunch' map in the Light Cycles portion of the game (thanks FilePlanet). Read more for download links ...

'Final Fantasy XI' (PS2) Goes Online March 2004

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today that Final Fantasy XI, the latest installment of the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY series, will be available pre-installed on the upcoming internal 40GB Hard Disk Drive exclusively for the PlayStation2. Final Fantasy XI, an online only title, will be among the great content only available with the internal Hard Disk Drive release in March for a suggested retail price of $99.

'007: Everything or Nothing' (ALL) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts Inc. announced todya that it is postponing the next game in its key "James Bond" franchise from this holiday season to early 2004 in order to put more development work into it. Read more for details