'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi and Interplay announced today Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader has gone gold. This original PC role-playing game from award-winning Black Isle Studios, and developed by Reflexive Entertainment, combines an intriguing story of alternate medieval history and fast paced real-time combat. It also features the SPECIAL system for character advancement previously found in the Fallout series of PC games. Hordes of monsters, hundreds of weapons and items and over 60 spells are found in the game to challenge your combat and spell-casting abilities. Get ready to enter a hauntingly familiar yet fantastically foreign world to our own.

'Unreal II: The Awakening' Coming To Xbox For Holiday 2003

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is bringing Unreal II: The Awakening to the Xbox this Holiday season. Unreal II: The Awakening is the follow-up to Epic Games’ 1998 smash PC hit, Unreal. The Xbox version of the game will include console specific enhancements and exclusive multiplayer modes playable on Xbox Live. Read more for details ...

Global Star Announces 'Mall Tycoon 2' - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced plans to release Mall Tycoon 2 for the PC. Under development at Fusion Digital, Global Star plans to incorporate all the features of the popular original Mall Tycoon which to date has sold more than 300,000 copies, while adding scores of new features and improvements. Global Star Software currently plans to release Mall Tycoon 2 in the fall of 2003, just in time to double your shopping pleasure for Christmas. Read more for the first screens ...

'Vietcong' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pterodon and Illusion Softworks have released a new patch for their squad-based tactical shooter Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.30 and adresses some game crashes and cheats, adds some gameplay improvement as well as beefing up network code thanks Tiscali. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Rainbow Six 3' Exclusively On Xbox Console - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today announced that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six3, the next installment of the best-selling Rainbow Six series of games, is a console exclusive for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in 2003. Rainbow Six 3 is a whole new game for Xbox, based on the universe Ubi Soft brought to gamers with Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six. The title - the first Rainbow Six game for a next-gen console - will release in time for the exciting Christmas 2003 market exclusively on Xbox. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost' - Screens

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

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. A new batch of screens for your enjoyment!

'Otogi: Myth of Demons' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in ancient Japan and steeped in real-life folklore and mysticism, "Otogi - Myth of Demons" is the story of Raiko, an undead warrior who must stop a ferocious demonic army that has been unleashed upon the Earth. As a long-forgotten doomsday myth materializes, Raiko must quickly master more than 30 weapons and 12 varieties of magic to dispatch endless hoards of demon warriors, massive boss characters and everything else that gets in his way. Read more for new screens ...

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

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 1:05 a.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 ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 3:35 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 :

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Oblivion Lost - Trailer
  • FirePower - Trailer
  • Massive Assault - Trailer


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

'WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 3:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As was announced a few weeks ago Blizzard has released a new patch for their 3D real-time strategy game WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.11, its main purpose is to make the game compatible with their recently released "The Frozen Throne add-on", as well as a few other fixes & tweaks (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'Powerdrome' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Twelve champions from the far ends of the galactic hegemony compete for an interstellar trophy by racing their Blades - jet-engined, anti-gravity aircraft. The drama-filled competition is staged at break-neck speeds around spectacular tracks. The game features 24 circuits across 8 dramatic environments, ranging from a sub-tropical Ocean Dam to a race on and under a terraformed ring-world. Read more to check 10 new screens ...

'C&C: Generals' - Update Patch Coming This Week

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

C&C: Generals producer Harvard Bonin has put up a post on the official Generals forum board that they have submitted the new v1.6 update patch to the Q&A department, and it should be available somewhere this week. You can check the forum post right here...

'Freedom Fighters' (NGC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is pleased to announced that Freedom Fighters (formerly known as Freedom: Soldiers of Liberty) will now ship on GameCube in addition to the PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC (Fall 2003). In a world where the Soviet Union won the Cold War, a fierce conflict is unfolding in the streets of America. Taking on the role of Christopher Stone, players evolve from an average New Yorker into a fearless patriot who recruits and leads an army of freedom fighters in the streets of New York City. Freedom Fighters combines the depth of a squad based game with the intensity of an action-packed war game that unfolds in the streets, subways, and buildings of the city. Read more for the first screens ...

'The Bloody Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bloody Magic is single and multiplayer, 3rd person RPG for PC where the weapon of choice is magic. The game is set in a richly detailed medieval-style world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development. The Bloody Magic is different from most other popular RPG titles in that the player characters are all of one type: magician. There are over a dozen different fields of magic, allowing players many choices for specialization. Check a few new screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command the world's most elite, multinational squad of counter-terrorist operatives in their latest mission. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 Mission Pack 1, Team RAINBOW tracks the desperate remnants of a dangerous terrorist organization into exotic regions of the Mediterranean to prevent their agenda of international anarchy and devastation. Check these new screens and 2 new gameplay trailers (thanks Actiontrip).

'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II will feature more monsters, graphically stunning environments and five new and unique customizable player characters to choose from, hidden areas to explore, as well as a new item creation system that will allow players to create their own ultimate magical artifacts. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II is scheduled to be available at retail for holiday 2003. Read more for some new screens, as well as a new in-game trailer, showing off the 'Ysuran' character in action. Ysuran is a potent spell-caster who can grow to become awesomely powerful. As a necromancer, a wizard specializing in the dark art of death magic, he is very skilled with spells that create, modify, or destroy life force.

'Whiplash' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Whiplash is set in a high-tech product testing facility where questionable experiments are conducted on animals. The game stars two animal fugitives, Spanx and Redmond, who find themselves chained together and on the run to escape the lab. As Spanx, the player uses Redmond as their weapon to not only escape, but also to free other enslaved animals and bankrupt the corporation by destroying the property. Check the new screens ...

'Legacy of Kain: Defiance' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The next chapter in the epic Legacy of Kain series is a cutting-edge action/adventure game featuring more action then ever before. Take control of two powerful and highly evolved vampires: Kain, an all-powerful demigod, and Raziel, a demonic angel of death. Each equipped with a legendary sword, Kain & Raziel must battle through a world loaded with conflict and intrigue as they attempt to unravel their destinies and defeat the dark forces that seek to condemn their world to eternal damnation. Read more to check some new PS2/Xbox screens ..

Play UT & UT2003 Against Each Other to Win Money at Ultimate Arena

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena, Inc. today announced the addition of award-winning and top-selling Unreal Tournament and Unreal Tournament 2003 to its website. At Ultimate Arena, online gamers can create their own tournaments for cash prizes. Players fund their accounts with a credit card or PayPal, select a supported game, choose desired game settings, and pay a tournament entry fee as low as 50 cents. The player or team that wins the match collects the prize money.