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'FIFA Football 2003' PS2 Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 25, 2002 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grab your boots as EA announced today the release of FIFA Football 2003, the latest title from the EA SPORTS brand, on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. The world's most successful football franchise returns to classic form by focusing on the fundamentals of football as advised by the exclusive 'EA Football Council' consisting of the star players Edgar Davids, Ryan Giggs and Roberto Carlos. FIFA Football 2003 provides an immersive, authentic experience driven by an ALL NEW game engine. This is football gaming that lives by the rules of the real sport and absorbs the users in a world of detail and culture.

'James Bond: Nightfire' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2002 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced EA had a Oct 30th release date for the Nightfire demo, but it came prematurely. In the 'James Bond: Nightfire' demo, players will be able to play the Japanese Estate level, which finds Bond trying to defend the turncoat Mayhew from the evil Raphael Drake's Japanese henchmen. The official NightFire website, has plenty of mission updates including concept art, objectives, screenshots, and video clips (thanks ShackNews). Read more for links where to grab the demo ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2002 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2002 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There seems to be a flood of Rainbow Six: Raven Shield as of late. Tonight there are 4 new one's showing off some more of the squad based tactical shooter .. Njoy!

Konami Ships 'Contra: Shattered Soldier' And 'Suikoden III'

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2002 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America Inc., today announced that Contra: Shattered Soldier and Suikoden III, both for the PS2, have shipped to retail outlets nationwide. First appearing in North American arcades in 1987, Contra’s signature style of 2D gameplay now returns with heart-pounding action and stunning 3D graphics in Contra: Shattered Soldier. Suikoden III, the latest entry in Konami’s flagship RPG series, breaks new ground in the RPG genre with an epic tale of adventure and intrigue, 3 different battle systems, 3 main characters, 3 styles of combat and a fully detailed 3D world.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (Mac) Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2002 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tony Hawk, the legend of skateboarding, brings you into his world yet again with even more cement shredding action than ever before! Skate as the legendary Tony Hawk or one of 12 other pro skaters on 8 massive living levels that are amazingly realistic with intelligent traffic that can be avoided or skated. Now with more tricks than ever, including the revert and flatland tricks like the handstand manual, you can show off using the enhanced Create-A-Skater feature, and Skatepark Editor. You may not be able to live like the legend, but now you can skate like him!

'Colin McRae Rally 3' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 3, the professional rally driver experience and the season's most-wanted motorsport game, has shipped to stores across Europe and Australia. The PlayStation 2 and Xbox game will be available in stores on Friday, October 25. Some final screens for you to enjoy until you pick it up ...

'LoTR : The Fellowship Of The Ring' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 11:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a storyline faithful to the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic novel, players relive the experiences of Frodo, Aragorn and Gandalf as they journey from the peaceful lands of the Shire through the darkness of Moria to the River Anduin. On their quest to protect the One Ring from the Dark Lord Sauron, players will explore the massive environments of Middle-earth while solving puzzles and fighting enemies such as Orcs, Black Riders and an evil Balrog. Freshly released by Sierra and here is the first update patch already. No details available, read more for links where to grab it ...

Logitech 'Speed Force Force Feedback Wheel' Now Available

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 10:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech announced today that the Logitech Speed Force Force Feedback Wheel for GameCube is now available on retail shelves in the U.S. and at www.logitech.com for a suggested retail price of $49.95 USD. The Logitech Speed Force Accessory Pack, sold separately, includes foot pedals and a lap attachment, and is available for a suggested retail price of $29.95 USD. Details of European pricing and availability will be published separately.

'Crushed Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/GBA) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 9:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment announced today that it will publish Crushed Baseball 2004, a one-of-a-kind baseball game for next generation and handheld consoles. Currently in production at Seattle-based Amaze Studios, Crushed Baseball 2004 will offer over-the-top characters, superhuman abilities and amazing special effects. The game will be available for Sony PS2, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance. All are scheduled to release just in time for the 2003 baseball season next March. We got a few screens for you to check out ..

'Ultimate Trainz Collection' Goes Gold - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Auran are pleased to announce that the Ultimate Trainz Collection has gone gold. We also have a trailer to show off some train action .. click read more to get it ..

'Heroes of Might & Magic IV' (Mac) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 9:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this fourth chapter of the Heroes series, Emilia Nighthaven must battle the evil immortal King Gavin Magnus and his horde of Dragon Golems. Featuring six campaigns, Emilia matches wits with Magnus for control of all of Axeoth, encountering over 60 new creatures, five schools of magic, six town types, and more than 180 artifacts. Earlier today we put up the announcement, now we have a few screens to show you what its all about ..

'Civilization 3: Play the World' Is Gold

by Thomas on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 9:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames let us know that that Sid Meier’s Civilization III: Play the World has gone gold and will reach stores as early as November 1. Sid Meier's Civilization III: Play The World will include three different Internet and LAN game styles, including turn-based, simultaneous, and for the first time in a Civilization game, a turnless mode. Civilization game fans around the world can now face off in short, fast-paced games like Elimination, Regicide and Capture the Flag or play a more traditional Civilization-style game; in addition the expansion will support "Play by Email" and Hotseat games and will include multiplayer scenario support.

'ShadowFlare' Testers Wanted!

by Thomas on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 8:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Emurasoft is seeking volunteers to play the preview version of ShadowFlare: Episode Two and report all grammatical errors in dialogue, strange or inappropriate dialogue, game inconsistencies, or minor bugs in the preview version. Volunteers must be owners of ShadowFlare: Episode One, which went on sale on October 8th, to qualify as ShadowFlare: Episode Two testers. "ShadowFlare is a mission-based PC action/role-playing game that consists of 4 episodes" Full scoop here!

'James Bond 007: Nightfire' - Demo Coming Soon

by Thomas on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 8:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts let us know that a single player PC demo of their upcoming first person shooter James Bond 007: Nightfire will be released next Wednesday, October 30. The demo will contain a Japanese Estate level, which finds Bond trying to defend the turncoat Mayhew from the evil Raphael Drake's Japanese henchmen.

Daredevil For GBA To Debut In Conjunction With Feb 2003 Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 7:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it will publish a Game Boy Advance version of Marvel's Daredevil™ that will release in conjunction with the February 2003 premiere of the highly anticipated New Regency/Marvel Studios/20th Century Fox Daredevil movie starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. The sidescrolling action game will incorporate many elements of the feature film including its characters, costumes, and Hell's Kitchen, New York setting.

'Strike Fighters: Project 1' Has Shipped To Retail Stores In North America!

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 7:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Third Wire are pleased to announce that Strike Fighters: Project 1, the flight simulation that everyone is talking about has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

World War II Online (MAC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Playnet Inc. have released 7 new screenshots from the upcoming Mac version of WWII Online. Read more to check them out!

'Legends of Wrestling II' - Delivers Over 65 Wrestlers

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim's Legends of Wrestling II is the exciting follow up to the holiday 2001 smash hit Legends of Wrestling, taking you through the ultimate wrestling hall of fame with the top grapplers battling for squared circle supremacy! Read more for details ...

'Ghost Recon' Patch v1.4 Available

by Thomas on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today released a 5.7MB big patch that updates Red Storm's tactical shooter, Ghost Recon, to version 1.4. Here is some info about this patch:

  • You must have Island Thunder or GR patch 1.3 with Ghost Recon installed first.

  • Players will be REQUIRED to use the GR CD after installing the patch. Previous versions of Ghost Recon will no longer be compatible with version 1.4.

    Download and find out whats new in this patch here!