'Gangland' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 11:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Budding Al Capone's across the world are set to play out their gangster dreams thanks to leading game publisher Whiptail Interactive's latest offering Gangland, developed by Danish gaming experts MediaMobsters, which is due to be released across the UK, Europe and North America in November 2003. In a new hybrid format that combines the best elements of real-time strategy, role-play and simulation gaming genres with a totally new style of in-game combat, Gangland delivers a menacingly fresh PC gaming experience. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

'American McGee's Oz' Picked Up For Movie License

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 11:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Video game creator American McGee, who most recently brought a twisted retelling of "Alice in Wonderland" to gamers, has turned his imagination on The Wizard of Oz, says The Hollywood Reporter. Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Walt Disney Pictures have optioned the movie rights already, and other media deals are either signed or pending. There's no time frame for the first film of what will be a trilogy, McGee said, but screenwriters Kevin and Dan Hageman are attached. McGee said games, books and other projects featuring his unique vision of "Oz" also are being developed (thanks ComingSoon).

'100 Bullets' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 11:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

An award-wining pulp noir comic, 100 Bullets was created by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, and chronicles the dark, moral-testing exploits of Agent Graves, a rogue member of a secret organization, who provides people with the opportunity of a lifetime -- an attache case containing the proof, the gun, and the carte blanche immunity to exact revenge on a person who's done them an irrevocable wrong. Read more for some screens ...

'Worms 3D' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 11:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The ‘Worms’ phenomenon has taken the gaming world by storm for many years, gripping the minds of players through its simple appearance yet cunningly designed interior. Finally, to the excitement of fans everywhere ‘Worms’ comes to PC and console in full 3D. Continuing to capture the true essence of the game as teams of worms battle across bizarre randomly generated landscapes, or across finely crafted custom-designed levels utilizing an arsenal of devastating weapons. Read more for new screens ...

'FS Falcon 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fresh out of recent combat sorties comes the F-16 Fighting Falcon in a mighty simulation for Flight Simulator 2002 & 2004 and Combat Flight Simulator 3. Read more for details and screens ...

'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Legends of Wrestling: Showdown is the exclusive supercard of the immortals! Battle through the annals of time clashing with the greatest grapplers to set foot in the squared circle. Create dream matches, unlock classic feuds and travel down the path of pain in the first-ever era-based career mode to see if you have what it takes to beat the icons of professional wrestling! Read more to check out new screens and character art ...

'All-Star Baseball 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

All-Star Baseball 2005 is the most realistic baseball simulation that’s easier and more fun to play. All-Star Baseball 2005 is packed with exclusive feature innovations and online head-to-head play plus the deepest franchise mode of any baseball video game. Read to check out 60+ new screens ...

'Onimusha 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 9:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The year is 1582 and Takeshi Kaneshiro as Samanosuke is the man who has just returned. The stage is set at the burning Honnoji Temple, as the famous Onimusha warrior Samanosuke Akechi fights. As he faces the demons in front of him, Samanosuke is compelled to move forward by hatred for his true enemy, the undying Nobunaga Oda, ever pursuing his crazed ambition. Samanosuke prepares for the long-awaited final battle against Nobunaga. Read more for a few new screens ...

'SNK NEOGEO USA' Goes Xbox

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SNK NeoGeo USA announced today that the company has joined the Xbox third party program and plans to bring "Metal Slug 3" and "SNK VS. CAPCOM : SVC CHAOS" to the Xbox in 2004. SNK VS. CAPCOM SVC CHAOS will be Xbox Live compatible. The company is reviewing plans to develop mMany other of their popular gaming franchises are in development and the company plans on making several of their titles Xbox Live compatible. “We’re fortunate in that we have several titles with devoted fan bases,” said Ben Herman, SNK NeoGeo USA president. “Xbox users are serious about their gaming experience and our titles fit the Xbox user perfectly.”

Wanadoo's 'Inquisition' Is Not Coming To North America

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on Avault that Strategy First won't be bringing the PC version of Wanadoo's Inquisition to North America. A Strategy First representative told the Adrenaline Vault that French publisher Wanadoo opted to substitute a different title rather than have the company distribute Inquisition stateside. Inquisition is a third-person stealth action game in which players take the role of a young thief who sets out to find the Treasure of the Templar Knights.

'Chaos League' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 9:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Chaos League is a new kind of game, combining Real-Time Strategy, RPG and Sports. In a fantasy heroic universe Chaos League offers new game-play possibilities. Don’t look for notions of fair-play or the command “Help opponent back on his feet” because they don’t exist ! However, if you’ve been longing to find in a sport’s game such commands as “Stamp”, “High Facial Kick”, “Holding on the Ground”, “Force Passage” or “Ball of Fire” …. Then at last you’ve found the game of your dreams. Read more for details and screens ...

Be a Knight In 'Knights Of Honor'

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SUNFLOWERS and Black Sea Studios are looking for the right faces for two of the many Knights in Knights of Honor! Anyone who sends in a colour photo of themselves might just see their portrait in the game itself. The call for the right faces is going out over the official website, and both winners will be chosen by an official ballot cast in the Forum. Voting will take place from 11.02.2004 to 13.02.2004, inclusive. All those registered on the Discussion Board are eligible to vote. SUNFLOWERS and Black Sea Studios would like to wish all those taking part the best of luck! More information can be found at the official website.

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 8:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle. Check out the new screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2004 @ 1:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 4:28 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Downhill Domination - Trailer
  • Dark & Light - Trailer
  • Breakdown - Trailer
  • MX Unleashed - Trailer
  • Everquest 2 - Trailer
  • Xyanide (GBA) - Trailer
  • Desert Rats - Trailer

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 2:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world. Check these new screens ...

'Hell Forces' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 2:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hell Forces is a classical FPS (First Person Shooter). Stephen Geist – the main hero of HF is trying to find out, what has happened to his missing friend. During this search he is mired in a satanic conspiracy, and is trying to stop dread forces of Baphometh, the servant of Satan. Infernal legions are uncountable, but Stephen is not. Only with Your help he can find out the truth and stop the invasion...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 12:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time, players control The Sims over an entire lifetime for the very first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations, gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new amazingly life-like 3-D world...

'Golden Land: Cold Heaven' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 12:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

RussoBit-M seems to have renamed the GoldenLand sequel from Cold Skies to "Cold Heaven." While the original game is not even available in English speaking territory, the addon has already gone gold in Russia and is expected to appear in stores soon. While we are still waiting on any word from a UK/US publisher, here are some screens from the just gone gold 'Golden Land: Cold Heaven'. Njoy

'Power of Law' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2004 @ 11:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Russian developer MiST land (previously known for Paradise Cracked, currently also working on Alfa Antiterror) is working on another 3D tactical/cyberpunk action game Power of Law. Not much info available (unless you speak Russki) but read more to check out 3 new screens ...