'Jak 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created and developed by Naughty Dog, Inc., Jak 3 is the team's follow-up to their best-selling title, Jak II and their Greatest Hits PlayStation2 debut title, Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy. Combining a variety of genres including driving, adventure, action-platform, puzzles, strategy and exploration, Jak 3 promises to deliver one of the most entertaining and interactive experiences to gamers this holiday season!

'Sly 2: Band of Thieves' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sly 2: Band of Thieves is a comic crime caper, action-adventure game designed exclusively for the PlayStation2. Created by Seattle-based developer, Sucker Punch Productions, Sly 2: Band of Thieves incorporates many of Sucker Punch's signature talents including award winning toon-shaded animation and art direction, visual style, immersive storylines, strong characters, and highly interactive worlds. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Imperial Glory' - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperial Glory promises to be the most extensive strategy game ever, offering an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes. Imperial Glory is being developed by Pyro Studios and will be released on PC in early 2005.

'Zoo Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tend to your animals' health, happiness and nutrition by hiring employees, and adopt new animals as you unlock the numerous features hidden within the game. Attend to visitors by providing facilities for them to eat, drink and buy souvenirs from as they revel in your zoo. Read more for some new screens ...

'Deadlands' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deadlands is a 3rd person action horror title, which sees a murdered gunslinger, brought back to life through possession by an evil spirit. Known only as the Stranger, he seeks retribution against the Seven Sins, a merciless gang of criminals who have entered into a terrible pact with the Reckoners, an evil force from another plane of existence.

'MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3' (Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc.today announced the next game in the MotoGP series in development with Climax. The new instalment will have players racing through photo-realistic race tracks and will introduce a brand new mode. The game is slated for worldwide release in the quarter ending September 30, 2005, for the Xbox and on PC. In territories outside of USA and Canada, this game will be known as "MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3.

'True Fantasy Live Online' (Xbox) Is No More...

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 11:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Microsoft Japan announced that Level 5's Xbox MMORPG True Fantasy Live Online has been cancelled due to Reason for the sudden cancellation was due to the unsatisfactory development progress as it was scheduled for release this coming Winter. You can read more about this over on Gamespot. Seems Microsoft has no love for MMORPG's after it axed Mythica earlier this year.

Age of Mythology & AoM: The Titans - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 7:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ensemble Studios has released a new patch for their 3D RTS AoM (v1.10), as well as The Titans expansion pack (v1.03). Both patches adress a bug that hindered some users from uploading stats and a few minor exploits (thanks Blues). Read more for download links ...

'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero' 1.2 Released On Steam

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As was announced last week the official 1.2 update for CS:CZ has been released today, and all other Steam games have been updated. Steam will update itself automatically when you restart. If you want to know whats new/updated in the CS:C0 v1.2 then read more for detailed fix list.

'O~3 Entertainment' Signs Independent Developers

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 6:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

O~3 Entertainment announced today that they have signed the following independent game developers: The Behemoth, Espaço Informática, SyberSoft, Virtual Toys and XPEC Entertainment to publish games on multiple platforms.

'Dungeon Siege II' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Dungeon Siege II" returns players to the beautiful fantasy land of Aranna, but it is a land scarred by civil war, where the lines between good and evil are blurred. Players must lead an elite battle party against Valdis, a vicious marauder determined to return the world to order, no matter the cost. "Dungeon Siege II" promises to set a new standard in role-playing games by combining an intriguing story-line with intense real-time party combat and cutting edge 3D graphics.

'Fate of Ages' Revealed (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An epic RPG tale, 'Fate of Ages' follows the journey of a young hero and his companions as they seek to undo the mistakes of the past. Read more for details, screens and a small trailer...

'ShellShock: Nam '67' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War. Check some new screens...

'Aura: Fate of the Ages' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aura is a challenging first person puzzle exploration game that uses an easy to navigate mouse driven, point and click interface. The game features vast panoramic landscapes and some of the best pre-rendered graphics adventure has ever seen (and we mean it!!). Players will need to solve a variety of ingenious fully-animated puzzles using logic, reasoning and common sense. Read more for new screens ...

'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent' PC Version Revealed?

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on VE3D that C&VG have put up the second part of their 'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent' interview in which EA's Chris Plummer hints at a possible PC version of 'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent'.
“It's definitely never coming to PC then?
Plummer: I wouldn't say it's definitely never going there, but we don't want to do a port. For the PC it needs to be a PC design, and we're working on that behind the scenes but it's not something that we've announced or are prepared to discuss.
So there is a PC version in development, then?
Plummer: Erm, no, nothing official.”
Read the full interview over at C&VG.

'Harry Potter & The Prisoner Of Azkaban' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time gamers will play as friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as well as Harry Potter, switching between characters and utilizing their key attributes and skills to resolve challenges and overcome enemies. Read more for some new screens...

Ubisoft Signs 'The Political Machine' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that they have signed a deal with Stardock Entertainment to publish The Political Machine, a strategy game where players take on the role of campaign manager for a presidential candidate. Players must raise money, take out advertisements, win endorsements and appear on popular TV news shows to answer tough questions about today's most pressing issues. The Political Machine is scheduled to launch late summer 2004 for the PC.

European 'Everquest II' Beta Test Starts In July

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced that the European beta sign-up for EverQuest II will begin in Europe on the 7th June, with the beta testing program itself starting in July. EverQuest II will be fully localized in English, French and German making it the first MMO game to feature localized voiceover when it ships.

'Men of Valor' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Men of Valor is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Combining the latest Unreal technology with the gameplay expertise of 2015, the game immerses the player in the humid jungles of Southeast Asia in the most controversial conflict of the modern era. The game will ship during Fall 2004 for the Xbox and PC. Check the freshly launched website or read more for some new screens ...

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 9:33 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 :