'Age of Mythology: The Titans' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Age of Mythology: The Titans has gone gold and is scheduled to march onto store shelves on September 30 for an estimated retail price of $34.95 (U.S.). The cataclysmic struggle between ancient gods begins anew with the addition of a new mythology, the Atlanteans, as well as a brand new single-player campaign and a host of exclusive new features. Read more for details ...

'Espn NHL Hockey' (PS2/Xbox) Now Available

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames today announced that the highly acclaimed ESPN NHL Hockey is now available at major video game retailers across North America. Continuing the high standard of sports realism and video game entertainment of the ESPN Videogames brand, ESPN NHL Hockey delivers speed, action and excitement to hockey fans. ESPN NHL Hockey and other ESPN Videogames titles are produced by Visual Concepts - Sega's sports developer.

'Hunting Unlimited 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HU2 isn't like other hunting games on the market; it features a fast-paced mission style which drops the player into specific scenarios, such as being charged by an angry bear or glassing a hilltop and bringing down three prize trophies of different species. Arush has released the playable demo which features 5 of the 75 challenges in the full game--the free hunt mode, mini-games, mission editor and target range are disabled in the demo but appear in the full version. Read more for download links ...

'Wars & Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Joan of Arc is a 3D epic saga that allows players to relive some of the most intense battles during the Hundred Years War. In Joan of Arc, players will slowly transform from a single warrior into a forceful military leader as they develop and master the art of chivalry and tactical warfare... Six new shots is available below!

'POSTAL 2' Multiplayer Beta Announced!

by Thomas on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 7:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Postal 2 site is updated (thanks VE3D) with following Multiplayer Beta information:

We've been working on multiplayer, and we are going beta on Friday, Sept 12th at about 6pm PST. It won't be an open beta but we will be accepting a lot of people! For more information join irc.gamesnet.net and join #postal2beta or email mikej@gopostal.com.

Rabbit Season.. Duck Season.. Nooo.. It's Deer Season!!!

by Thomas on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 7:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The hunt is on with the release of "Cabela's Deer Hunt 2004 Season" from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision, Inc. The follow-up to last year's hit for the PlayStation game console, "Cabela's Deer Hunt 2004 Season" expands upon the realistic Cabela's hunting games franchise by including new regions, more deer, and plenty of action for both novice and expert marksmen. "Cabela's Deer Hunt 2004 Season" for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Xbox video game system from Microsoft is currently available at retail outlets nationwide for a suggested retail price of $29.99 and carries a "T" (Teen -- content suitable for persons ages 13 and older) rating by the ESRB.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Steam Client Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve has released the official Steam client which you now need for future Halflife, as well as Counterstrike, update patches and other Valve goodies. No more beta patches, this is the official release (thanks Shacknews). Read more for download links ...

'Mercedes-Benz World Racing' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2003 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK has released the Mercedes-Benz World Racing playable demo. This demo features 4 Mercedes-Benz cars (SLK 230 Kompressor, G500, A 190 Twin, SL 300 Gullwing), 1 full World Racing scenario: the Alps, 1 mini championship with 2 races, 2 missions (1 waypoint mission, 1 mission which is exclusive for the demo in which a vintage 300 SL Gullwing competes against a modern SLK). Read more for download link ...

'Metal Arms: Glitch in the System' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 11:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

You are Glitch, the gun-slinging, half-ton menacing bot of Droid City who blasts his way to victory. Found as scrap metal, but transformed into destructive machinery, Glitch is determined to free his people from the evil clutches of General Corrosive and his maniacal army of Mil bots. Unleash a world of pain as you annihilate the General's sinister plan to dominate the world, and salvage the robot race. Read more for no less than 70+ new console screens ...

'UFO: Aftermath' Gone Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed over on Bluesnews that according to a chatlog on UFOAftermath.co.uk their upcoming turn based strategy game 'UFO: Aftermath' has already gone Gold. In the log from a recent developers chat Cenega's Brian Faller revealed that the game has already gone gold and is on track for the 26th of September UK release date. Release dates for other countries are still unknown but are to be "within weeks of the UK date", so look for 'UFO: Aftermath' in stores soon ...

'Sacred' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 5:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Sacred the player can choose from 6 playable characters, each with their own individual characteristics and style. The more reserved role-player might prefer the Battle Mage or the Wood Elf, while admirers of traditional fantasy characters can take on the role of the Gladiator or Dark Elf. If the player fancies a different approach then the Seraphim, a follower of the mystical Angels, or the bloodthirsty Vampiress might clench their thirst. Check out these 30+ new screens ..

'MX Unleashed' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 2:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Studios, creator of ATV Off Road Fury and Motocross Madness, returns to their heritage of motocross by developing the definitive next generation MX game. MX Unleashed is a unique blend of racing and freestyle that provides a realistic experience where the rider is now affected by real-world forces. Read more to check out some new Xbox screens ...

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, players encounter dangerous villains, exotic locations, beautiful women, fast cars, and high-tech gadgetry. The cinematic action-adventure is set in a third-person view that showcases an all-star voice cast. Check the new Gamecube screens ...

'Prince of Persia: Sands of Time' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. Check out the big batch of new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 12:46 p.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 :

  • Half-Life 2 - Tech Trailer
  • Breed - Trailer
  • Medal Of Honor: Pacific Assault - Tech Trailer
  • Curse: eye Of The Isis - Trailer
  • Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel - Cyrus Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Unreal Tournament 2004 is the next evolution of the greatest competitive computer game ever created," said Jean-Philippe Agati, senior vice president and general manager of Atari's Los Angeles studio. "The addition of new modes, mods and maps as well as the controllable land-, air- and space-based vehicles, means Unreal fans are getting an entirely new experience featuring devastating vehicular combat and wide scale warfare." Check out some new screens ...

'Kohan: Kings of War' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kings Of War immerses players in the world of the Kohan as one of the immortals who lead the fight against an ancient evil that has risen again and is bent on destroying civilization forever. The story unfolds as all-out war plunges the world into chaos. Read more for some new screens ...

Half-Life - Steam Update Tools Now Available

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve Software has released the Steam update tools for the Half-Life dedicated servers. These updates will allow server admins to upgrade to v1.1.2.0, they are required if you want to keep your Win32/Linux servers in sync. These updates also address a large amount of tweaks, improvements and bug fixes. Read more for details & download links ...

'EverQuest II' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath. Read on to check out the latest screenshots!