'Castlevania: Lament of Innocence' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the 11th Century, Castlevania: Lament of Innocence thrusts players ten centuries into the past and casts them in the role of Leon Belmont, the forefather of the legendary Belmont Clan and the first in the family’s long line of vampire hunters. With social and political activities operating under the oppressive grip of clergy during the Crusades, Leon is a nobleman about to be engaged to his beloved Sara. However, when his young lover disappears one fateful evening, Leon sets out to rescue her.

'Bloody Roar 4' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 6:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unleash the beast with Konami’s Bloody Roar 4 for PlayStation 2! Battling in nine beautifully rendered and fully interactive stages with any one of 13 fighters, Bloody Roar 4 takes melee and gore to an unprecedented scale, with brutal power and gut-wrenching moves. Read more for a batch of bloody cool screens ...

'AirForce Delta Strike' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

AirForce Delta Strike takes air combat to a new level with unique pilot-characters, an immersive story line and scores of different planes. AirForce Delta Strike will appeal to casual gamers as well as high-flying speed-junkies. Stepping into the shoes of a highly-skilled fighter pilot, players will strap in to the cockpit and navigate a wide variety of creative missions on Earth, in space and beyond. Designed to deliver a unique arcade-style experience, AirForce Delta Strike is the only game that features over 20 pilots, each with unique skills and personalities.

'Halo: Combat Evolved' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with a brand new arsenal of weapons and vehicles, Halo delivers challenges and surprises, as well as intense online multiplayer competition exclusively for the PC, including new multiplayer maps. Check out some screens from the Danger Canyon & IceFields map...

'LoTR: War Of The Ring' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 3:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play the Greatest Story Ever Written . . . The quest to destroy the One Ring continues in the first real-time strategy game based on The Lord of the Rings saga. Massive battles erupt as the peoples of Middle-earth fight for control of Tolkien’s World. Gamers can play as the forces of good and valiantly fight for the One Ring’s destruction or assume command of the forces of evil to claim control over Middle-earth forever. Read more for some new screens ...

'SWAT: Global Strike Team' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SWAT: Global Strike Team was founded in 2018 as an international offshoot of the U.S. SWAT organization. Primarily established to supplement the income of the U.S. SWAT establishment, the Global Strike Team contract their personnel and expertise to companies and countries around the world to help “resolve” situations for those who have the funds but not the means to do so. The GST is made up of specially selected SWAT officers and ex-military personnel who have shown the ability to adapt to and overcome any situation they encounter. Like the U.S. SWAT organization, SWAT: GST is a life-saving institution whose mission is to uphold the laws of its operating country, so all efforts must be made to use only necessary force.

'Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monte Cristo/digital Reality today announced Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps for PC. A real-time tactical game boasting single and multiplayer modes, Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps immerses you into the explosive campaigns that took place in North Africa during World War II. Set across two campaigns and twenty missions, you take the role of either friend or foe as you follow the fascinating destinies of an English and a German hero who were once friends and who are now constrained to fight each other in this “war without hate”. Read more for more details, screens or download a trailer ...

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Being "Massively Multiplayer," World of Warcraft allows thousands of players to interact within the same world. Whether adventuring together or fighting against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory... Check out latest 8 screens from Blizzard below!

New 'Vietcong' MP Map

by Thomas on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is a new Vietcong multiplayer map available for download "14.52 MB". This new map is to be used with the full version of Vietcong v1.30 and is playable as ATG, CTF, DM, TDM for up to 16 players and Coop for 6 players.. Grab it here!

Final Fantasy VII at TGS?

by Thomas on Sept. 6, 2003 @ 12:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japanese gaming website Game Antenna has the first information on what could be a massive relevation at this month's Tokyo Game Show - a remake of or sequel to Final Fantasy VII might appear at the event (thanks Exodus).

Though it's generally believed that Square Enix is set to show off Final Fantasy XII, since the game is still scheduled to be released by April 2004, rumblings out of Japan seem to indicate that the company may have one more ace up its sleeve: some new version of FFVII. While they can't confirm or deny these rumors, it is an interesting thought and something that has been speculated by critics and hinted by developers for quite some time.

The Tokyo Game Show takes place in Tokyo, Japan, from September 26 to September 28.

'Forever Worlds' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 11:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forever Worlds is a 1st person 'pure' adventure game that transports the player into a series of surreal and immersive worlds. As an archaeological detective, gamers embark on an amazing journey through a chain of non-parallel dimensions, where magic and fantasies merge. Intuitive interfaces and navigation combine with fully integrated puzzles for a great adventure. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Curse: The Eye of Isis' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 10:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Curse is a dramatic horror action adventure based around the mysterious disappearance from a museum of a priceless Egyptian statuette "The Eye Of Isis". The statuette is protected by an ancient and evil curse that causes madness or violent death to all who come into contact with it. The curse manifests itself by raising diabolical mummified dead to exact violent revenge on the idols desecraters. The main object of the game is to recover the missing statue and return it via train and then cargo steam-ship to the heart of the pyramid from where it was originally removed. Read more to check screens for all platforms ...

'The Crystal Key 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 9:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Journey to an island of robots, a mysterious abandoned desert dwelling, and the sparkling glass towers of the Merari, an ancient sea people who are involved in the resistance against the Balial, to solve the mystery behind The Far Realm. Read more for some new screens ...

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 9:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more for details & screens ...

'Black Mirror' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 9:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

British nobleman, Samuel Gordon, has just returned to his homeland after a self-imposed twelve year absence. Reluctantly returning to his magnificent home, Black Mirror Manor, he is desperate to prove that the untimely death of his ancestor, William Gordon, was not just an ‘unfortunate incident.’ Samuel reads William’s private diary and quickly discovers that there have been a number of mysterious deaths, and as he gets closer to these crimes, he realizes that he is very much at the centre of the mystery. Samuel must do all he can to solve the mystery and keep himself alive. Check a few new screens ...

'Conspiracies' Coming On DVD/CD

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 8:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today confirmed that their upcoming adventure of murder and mystery, "Conspiracies", will be packaged to include the game in both DVD and CD formats. This first-person 3D adventure features a futuristic setting, Full Motion Video, dozens of characters, non-linear gameplay and loads of challenging puzzles.

'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven Software released the demo for their sci-fi 3D action game Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. The demo offers two single-player missions: "Mercenary Activity" set on Tatooine, and "Cult Sighting" on Chandrila. Read more for download links ...

'Starsky and Hutch' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotham Games has released a playable demo for their upcoming arcade racing/shooting game Starsky and Hutch. The demo features the intro movie and the Fast Cars episode from the game's Story Mode. Read more for download links ...

Steam Beta Ends, Full Version Ships Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 7:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Steam Beta has delivered several Valve games and popular Half-Life MODs to over 300,000 gamers, and will come to a close Tuesday evening (Pacific Daylight Time). The first full version of Steam, Valve's broadband platform for the delivery and management of digital content, will launch at 11 am PDT on Wednesday. Set up installers for the full version, which will be free of charge to existing Half-Life and Counter-Strike players, will be available from www.steampowered.com and leading game sites.

'The Temple of Elemental Evil ' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed yesterday but Atari and Troika Games are pleased to announce that development is complete on The Temple of Elemental Evil for PC CD-ROM. Published by Wizards of the Coast, the World of Greyhawk, remains one of the most popular Dungeons & DragonsĀ® campaign settings of all time and will make its first interactive appearance with the September 23rd release of The Temple of Elemental Evil. The Temple of Elemental Evil will feature an exciting party-based single player campaign, an engaging storyline based on the classic D&DĀ® adventure of the same name as well as a faithful translation of the latest 3.5 edition rules. The U.S. launch of the game to retail outlets nationwide will occur on September 23, 2003.