Acclaim Appoints New North American COO

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As part of its new global operating plan designed to fuel the Company's future growth, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has appointed Paul Eibeler as President and Chief Operating Officer of Acclaim North America. Reporting directly to Rod Cousens, Chief Executive Officer for Acclaim, Eibeler will be responsible for overseeing the performance and strategic growth of the company's North American operations, including product development, marketing, sales and manufacturing.

'Rugby 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Passion. Pride. Power….. PURE RUGBY. Strap on your boots. This is World Rugby at its body-ramming, bullet-passing, try-scoring best. The only question is…can you stay out of the Sin Bin long enough to enjoy it? EA Australia has released a demo for their upcoming Rugby 2004 sports title. This version of the demo will allow you to play either Australia or England in Stadium Australia. EA's Rugby 2004 is expected to be released in September 2003 for PC & PS2. Read more for details and download links ...

'Reel Fishing III' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reel Fishing III sets itself apart from other Bass Sports Fishing titles by offering a true to life fishing experience. Using the PlayStation 2 technology, Reel Fishing III will offer beautiful scenery, a real-life 3-dimensional fishing engine, true sounds of nature in Dolby Surround Pro Logic II, inspiring soundtracks and fish so real that most will want to keep them in an aquarium. Read more for some fishy screens ...

'Battlestar Galactica' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestar Galactica delivers a compelling and immersive space action experience as players move seamlessly between stunning cinematics and epic space battles against the insidious, mechanical power of the Cylons. Fight the insidious Cylons in epic space battles utilizing advanced tactics and an arsenal of weaponry, including the greatest weapon mankind ever conceived — The Battlestar Galactica. Check out some new screens ...

Tri-Synergy Signs 'Massive Assault'

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games, Tri-Synergy and Wargaming.net are pleased to announce a partnership to publish and distribute the new strategy game Massive Assault. "Wargaming.net have produced a challenging and addictive futuristic 3D strategy game in their new title Massive Assault. To gamers familiar with their excellent work on DBA Online, the quality of this title should come as no surprise. We are delighted to have been selected to work with the Wargaming.net team as their exclusive distributors in North America for this exciting new release." said David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games.

'NHL 2004' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This year’s NHL 2004 includes a new fight system, new hitting animations, and complete right analog stick control with improved deking and hitting that makes it the most physical hockey game ever. With a significantly enhanced EA SPORTS Dynasty Mode, the addition of three new international elite leagues, and all new commentary from Craig Simpson, NHL 2004 puts players in the rink for authentic hockey competition. In addition, new EA SPORTS online gameplay for the PS2 takes competition nationwide. Take the ice with NHL 2004.

'SSX 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX 3 allows gamers to go anywhere gravity will take them. Players will discover a colossal mountain where they can immerse themselves in a free-roaming snow paradise. The ultimate all-mountain experience, SSX 3 features all-new events and courses, awe-inspiring tricks, and a cast of cool, customizable characters. Discover the open terrain, explore its hidden crevices, and conquer its peaks. Some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'GhostHunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Few people have the ability to see ghosts, and few spirits are able to communicate with the outside world, but the earth is nonetheless full of supernatural forces – the remnants of every creature killed before its time. Some degenerate into monstrous creatures, others exist for centuries increasing in power and retaining a human mind. A number of these creatures have formed 'The Parliament of Spooks' and their sole aim is to steal back life from the living.

'Call Of Duty' - New Wallpapers

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players assume the role of different characters from multiple sides of the Allied forces and experience the bonding and brutality of war as they fight along side their squad mates through a variety of missions, including battlefield assaults, search and rescue, stealth, sabotage, vehicle chases and tank battles. Heeding the call of duty, gamers step into the boots of a U.S. paratrooper, a British commando and a Russian infantryman as they take on the Nazi War machine through pivotal World War II battles and authentic military campaigns. Activision has released some new wallpapers.. If thats your bag, read more and check them out ...

'Command & Conquer Generals: Zero Hour' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 11:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Zero Hour, and time to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology in a quest to become the world's most powerful General. In C&C Generals: Zero Hour, the first expansion pack to C&C Generals, players will wage a global war for control of the modern world and face the ultimate challenge by squaring off against the world's most elite commanders. Selecting from a variety of new units and an arsenal of new high-tech weaponry, players will use whatever it takes to remove enemy Generals from power. Some new screens zero'd in ...

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 5:43 p.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 the new screens showing off the Night Elf island of Kalidar.

'IL-2: Forgotten Battles' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official IL-2 Sturmovik website has been updated and has mention of an upcoming patch for UbiSoft's WWII Flight Simulator game. The first patch for IL-2 Forgotten Battles is currently being finished and is planned to be released during the week commencing 4 August 2003 (thanks Bluesnews). Read more for a detailed list of fixes, but there could be additions in the final/complete patch.

'Ultimate Arena' Sees All With 'All-Seeing Eye'

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 5:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena, Inc., the leading web site where online gamers can create their own tournaments for cash prizes, today announces that its game servers for Unreal Tournament, Unreal Tournament 2003, and America's Army will receive special designation inside All-Seeing Eye game browsers. Each Ultimate Arena server will be marked with a special "$" icon. This will make is easy for players of these games to find Ultimate Arena game servers. Unreal Tournament 2003 servers are available today; Unreal Tournament, America's Army, and other top 10 most-played game servers will be added soon.

'Lethal Skies II' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 5:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lethal Skies II is the most explosive title yet in Sammy Studios’ action-driven jet combat series. The game is an arcade-style flight shooter that puts the most powerful modern-day and futuristic fighter jets at the command of players. Lethal Skies II blends science-fiction and real-world themes, with a premise that has planet Earth coping with the devastating effects of global warming and ensuing wars resulting from massive loss of resources. Read more for some new screens and a new trailer filled with in game footage...

'MoH: Alied Assault Breakthrough' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As U.S. Army Sergeant John Baker, players join the battle at Kasserine Pass in North Africa, race to capture Messina in Sicily, and finally repel the German army at the historic battle of Monte Battaglia in the heart of Italy. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons, players will fight alone and with squad mates as they rush to stop the Axis powers. Some more screens ...

'Savage: The Battle For Newerth' To Ship With FULL linux Support

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames Publishing and developer S2 Games today announced that the upcoming real-time-strategy-shooter, Savage: The Battle for Newerth will ship with full Linux support. The Linux version of the game will be identical to the Windows version and will install from the same retail CD-ROM when it ships on August 25th. Read more for additional details ...

'Wings Of Honour' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the intrigue of battle assignments with the thrill of in-your-face action, this dynamic game is a unique mix of both the adventure and flight sim genres. From air battles and breath taking 30 aircraft dog fights to bombing and spy missions Aces WW I - working title provides the kind of action packed gameplay that is guaranteed to satisfy both flight sim specialists and the wider gaming fraternity. Readm ore for details and screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 10:53 a.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 :

  • Lineage II: the Chaotic Chronicle - Trailer
  • Forever Worlds - Trailer


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

'Underworld: Bloodline' - Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Pictures has released the new Half-Life mod Underworld: Bloodline, a team based horror themed mod with two maps that is serving as a free promo for the upcoming action-horror film Underworld. Underworld Bloodline is a teamplay game similar to Capture the Flag, but uses a live target instead of a flag. Your goal is to find and capture the Hybrids and return them safely to a prison cell at your home base, battling any enemy fighters in your path (thanks HomeLAN). Read more for download links.