'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' Officially Announced

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the next iteration in the globally successful Grand Theft Auto franchise. Developed by world-class designers Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas will be available exclusively for the PlayStation2 and is expected to be in stores in North America on October 19, 2004 and in Europe on October 22, 2004.

'Stalingrad' Announced

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stalingrad is a real-time strategy (developed by DTF Games) based on the modified Blitzkrieg engine. The game tells a story of one of the most dramatic periods of World War II and covers all major events from June 1942 till January 1943. The game consists out of two campaigns. During the first one players will lead the advancing German forces and after that will assume the role of a Soviet commander, whose aim is to liberate the city and smash the 6th Army of Wehrmacht

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

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 2:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts officially announced today the exciting details regarding Star Wars Battlefront, an intense open-ended multiplayer action game set in the Star Wars universe due out this fall for the PlayStation2, 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 the first details and some new screens ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 2:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Unreal Tournament 2004 is the next evolution of the greatest competitive computer game ever created," said Jean-Philippe Agati, senior vice president and general manager of Atari's Los Angeles studio. "The addition of new modes, mods and maps as well as the controllable land-, air- and space-based vehicles, means Unreal fans are getting an entirely new experience featuring devastating vehicular combat and wide scale warfare." Check out some new screens ...

'Back Alley Brawl' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 2:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ogreforce Animation has released a demo for their arcade style fighting game 'Back Alley Brawl'. No specific details as to what the demo contains are given, just a general "Battle against your friends or fight the AI with The Ogreforce Taffy Pull Artificial Intelligence which continually adjusts to your fighting and gives you the fight of your life." This trial version can be unlocked to full game by purchasing a serial key. Read more for download links ...

'Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 2:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage, Dr. Neo Cortex (Crash's nemesis) and Ripto (Spyro's nemesis) have accidentally met up through underground portals and are set on taking over the entire universe. In an attempt to share resources and expand their territories, Cortex and Ripto are using portals to flood their two worlds with their evil minions. Crash and Spyro must team up with each other to discover the identity of the new menace and save the universe from this evil plot!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars Battlefront Q&A with Pandemic's Jens Andersen on SWBattlefront.net

Fallen Earth Q&A with Icarus Studio’s James Hettinger on GameBunny

Midway's 2004 Line Up - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 12:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway has updated its press site with new information and assets for its 2004 line up. Read more to check out new material for :

  • NBA Ballers
  • Area 51
  • NARC
  • Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy
  • The Suffering (PC/Xbox)
  • MLB Slugfest: Loaded

'Red Ninja: End of Honor' (XB/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Ninja: End of Honor is an action-adventure title, developed by Tranji, a new studio formed by the Japanese developers New Corporation and Opus, which will feature a variety of innovative game-play features blending action, adventure, stealth, seduction and fighting. These elements have been placed in a historical Japanese environment with an event-driven story written by famed Japanese feature film director, Shinsuke Sato. Red Ninja: End of Honor is expected for PS2 & Xbox. Read more for some new screens ...

'Starship Troopers' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 8:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed internally by Empire's award-winning Strangelite Studio, the game will be released on PC, and all current and next generation consoles. The length of the agreement will allow Empire to produce multiple titles. The game will be based on the movie of the same name and animated series franchise.

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 7:57 p.m. PST | 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 to check out some new screens ...

'Enigma: Rising Tide' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 7:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tesseraction Games has released a new patch for their naval combat simulation Enigma: Rising Tide. This update brings your US retail game to v2.1.3a, the UK edition to v2.0.1b and adds new set-up features, gameplay enhancements, graphics and HUD improvements, bug fixes, etc. (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

'Prism: Black Shield' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 6:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Prism: Black Shield is a high-end, 3D, first person shooter game based on homeland defense for the Army National Guard (ARNG). In the game, players will use futuristic US military weapons, equipment and technology as part of a secret new team to combat terrorists on US soil. Players will battle individually or in teams against the game's advanced artificial intelligence (AI) terrorists and react to a wide range of homeland terrorism scenarios.

'Knights of the Temple' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 6:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You are Paul de Raque, Knight of the Temple, as you set out on a holy crusade across a forbidding, mediaeval Europe to join your order in the Holy Land. Armed with your sword, axe, bow and shield, you must fight with all your strength to complete your journey, for saving the future of the world is your ultimate goal! The core of the game is medieval style fighting with the classical weapons of European knights, coupled with stunning graphics of the historical milieus of the 12th century crusades. Check these new screens.

'Crusader Kings' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crusader Kings is a strategy game based on the Europa Universalis engine that focuses on the feudal kingdoms of medieval Europe in the time period of 1066 to 1453 A.D. The map is limited to Europe, stretching roughly to the Urals in the east and including parts of Persia and the Arabian Peninsula as well as the coast of North Africa...

'The Movies' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 6:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take The Movies by storm. Dominate Tinsel town and live out your dreams. Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. The Movies lets you get involved in the details of filmmaking. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Headhunter Redemption' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 6:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Maintaining law and society order is veteran Headhunter Jack Wade, older, wiser and battle hardened. At his side is the reluctant new sidekick, the rebellious street kid Leeza X. Whether ripping up the highways of the silver metropolis on a super bike or stalking the criminal masterminds of the shadowy underworld, they are led into the greatest danger of their lives and must overcome something much more sinister than a simple human threat. Each must face their darkest fears. Together they must redeem a world facing chaos...

'MARCH!: Offworld Recon' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 6:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"MARCH!" is a genuine combination of FPS, arcade, and tactical simulation. You will lead your team of fearless armor-clad warriors through atmospheric Martian environments in a battle against countless cyborg enemies. Spectacular 3D graphics, stunning visual and sound effects, and the most intense action - all this will ensure you great fun playing.

'The Arrangement' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 6:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"The Arrangement" wrests attorney Richard Sullivan from his idyllic life and plunges him into a maddening mystery when his wife is kidnapped and his world turned upside down. As Sullivan searches for answers he gradually learns the chilling truth. Was his marriage not what it seemed? Was his very existence not as it appeared? Was it all just a terrible twist of fate? Or was his life pre-arranged?

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 29, 2004 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft's Paris studio is currently developing a brand new game from the popular Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series - exclusively for the PS2. Scheduled to ship for the late 2003, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm is poised to become the latest success story in a series of hit Tom Clancy games from Ubi Soft. read more to check out some new screens ...