'Street Racing Syndicate' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SRS features the hottest rides on asphalt including real licensed vehicles ripped from the authentic world of street racing. The performance of these tricked-out street machines has been modeled realistically with lifelike physics and authentic damage effects that will thrust players into this high-speed world. From hot cars to beautiful girls, with booming bass, big bets and both sanctioned and illegal events, SRS is the only game that offers the rush of living in the world of true street racing. If it’s on the streets, it’s in the game!

'Warhammer Online' Gets Canned

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Games Workshop Group announces that its board has resolved to terminate its online gaming development project. This decision was taken following a full review of the progress, costs to date and future costs of the project. As a result both the Company and Climax Development Limited, the computer games developer, have agreed to terminate the development project. The official Warhammer Online website seems to confirm the cancellation.

'Top Spin' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has forged links with Microsoft to publish the Windows PC version of Top Spin, the critically renowned tennis simulation releasing this September. Atari and Microsoft are confident of repeating the success of last year's Xbox version in 2004. Developed by French games studio Power and Magic Development (PAM) - the creators of the original Xbox version - Top Spin is the complete virtual tennis experience.

'Silent Hill 4:The Room' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Henry Townshend finds himself trapped in his apartment that has been cursed by a deeply rooted evil. Only by exploring mysterious portals leading to disturbing alternate worlds will Henry begin to uncover the truth. However, in true Silent Hill fashion, mysterious new characters, horrendous creatures, and the undead will use any means necessary to impede his progress. Some new screens ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has shipped DRIV3R, the highly anticipated action-driving game for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, to retail stores worldwide today. DRIV3R is an action-packed driving-adventure game that recreates the excitement of a Hollywood blockbuster car chase and plays like an interactive movie.

Matrix Games Signs 'Tin Soldiers: Alexander The Great!' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce that it has secured the rights to publish Koios Works' innovative new wargame, Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great. Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great is a turn-based, simultaneous-play wargame with a classic feel and a reaction system to allow mid-turn adjustments to strategy. Aside from covering the most famous conqueror in all of history, Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great also presents the wargamer with a unique miniatures-oriented feel with graphics of hand-drawn, individually adorned soldiers.

'Ultima Online 7th Anniversary Edition' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that Ultima Online 7th Anniversary Edition, the latest version in the longest running online game, is now available. The package includes the original Ultima Online (UO) game and all five UO expansion packs as well as a collector's edition of the Ultima Online Fan Guide and a copy of the classic Ultima IX: Ascension, the last game in the Ultima series.

'Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand' - Website Launched

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 4:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has launched the UK website for the forthcoming Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand. Gamers can head to the official Medieval Lords website to access all the latest information - from screenshots and video footage, through to news pieces and a forum. Medieval Lords is a refreshingly unique take on the city building concept. Shifting the perspective from the usual forced snap-to-grid structure that characterises the genre, developer Monte Cristo has bestowed upon its offspring a gloriously free-form 3D engine.

'Phantom Brave' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2004 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantom Brave improves upon the tactical gameplay found in Disgaea and La Pucelle in every way. Its redone, open-ended battle system is limited only by the user’s imagination. If you fell in love with Disgaea, you definitely won’t want to miss out on what’s sure to be this year’s best Strategy RPG. Read more for 50 or so new screens...

'Jagged Alliance 3D' - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2004 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Several weeks ago Strategy First and Game Factory Interactive announced that that they have entered into a contract that will see MiST Land South (Game Factory’s development studio) develop Jagged Alliance 3D and Jagged Alliance 3. While there are still no details available on either title, Strategy First has released the first screens for JA 3D. Read more to check them out ...

'Command & Conquer 3' In the Works?

by Rainier on June 20, 2004 @ 1:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PlanetCNC seems to put their hands on a screenshot showing a monitor at an unspecified EA location, showing off an image indicating that C&C 3 might very wellbe in the works. Of course there is no official word from Electronic Arts, nor whether this is a fabrication or legit. Coincidence or not, the date and time shown on the screenshots (June 17th) was the same day a select few members of the press were invited to see a preview showing of Need For Speed Underground 2. Maybe somebody got lost in the huge EA complex and stumbled upon previously mentoined monitor, by accident of course (thanks HomeLAN).

'Trigger Man' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2004 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Point of View, Trigger Man is a third person, mission-based action/adventure game that immerses the player in the role of an underworld hit man. Read more for a big batch of new screens...

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 19, 2004 @ 2:42 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 :

'Tabula Rasa' - Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2004 @ 2:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tabula Rasa is the latest massively multiplayer entertainment experience to come from the legendary creative mind of Richard Garriott and the all-star team of industry professionals at Destination Games. Developed from the ground up to be stable, fast and fun, Tabula Rasa represents a refreshing new approach to the design of multiplayer online games.

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

by Rainier on June 19, 2004 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sly 2: Band of Thieves is a comic crime caper, action-adventure game designed exclusively for the PS2. 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.

'The Incredibles' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2004 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Incredibles tells the story of a family of undercover superheroes that are trying to live a quiet, suburban life, but are forced back into action in order to save the world. The game is expected to launch simultaneously with the film, which will hit theaters on November 5, 2004. The Incredibles videogame will bring action and adventure to the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, PC/Mac, and GBA this fall.

'Star Wars Battlefront' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2004 @ 1:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Battlefront is an intense open-ended multiplayer action game set in the Star Wars universe due out this fall for the PS2, Xbox and the PC. Star Wars Battlefront will put fans and gamers in the heat of the action as they re-live all of the epic battles from the classic and prequel eras of the Star Wars universe. Read more for some new screens ...

Capcom Launches 'Mega-Man' (GBA/NGC/PS2) Marketing Campaign

by Rainier on June 19, 2004 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom Entertainment today announced its plans to launch a North American television advertising program in support of its upcoming June release Mega Man titles: Mega Man Anniversary Collection for both the PlayStation2 and the GameCube, and Mega Man Battle Network 4 in two versions- Red Sun and Blue Moon both for the Game Boy Advance video game system.

'StarCraft: Ghost' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on June 19, 2004 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard today announced plans to expand and evolve the design of its upcoming tactical-action console game, StarCraft: Ghost. "We are very committed to StarCraft: Ghost as a major part of our lineup," stated Mike Morhaime, Blizzard Entertainment president and co-founder. "As a result, we plan to build additional time into the schedule to polish the game until it meets the high standards that our customers have come to expect from Blizzard products. We are sorry to disappoint players with a delayed launch but are confident that we will deliver a great game with the additional development time."

'Iron Phoenix' (Xbox) - New Weapons & Characters

by Rainier on June 19, 2004 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios today unveiled two new characters and a weapon from its upcoming Xbox Live Kung-Fu brawler, "Iron Phoenix." The first ever 16-player online fighting game, “Iron Phoenix” brings a new experience to Xbox Live with team combat in massive arenas and a fight system where moves and combos are dictated by weapons.