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'MX Unleashed' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of MX Unleashed for PlayStation2 and Xbox. THQ's internal development studio, Rainbow Studios delivers unprecedented realism and game play to off-road fans and gamers alike. MX Unleashed is supported by a multi-million dollar marketing campaign, integrating sponsorship of the THQ World Supercross GP/AMA Series, national TV and print advertising campaigns, and cross marketing promotions with industry and entertainment companies. MX Unleashed is now available at major retail outlets across North America.

'Initial D: Mountain Vengeance' In Stores NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 9:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ValuSoft and TOKYOPOP Inc. today announced the release of Initial D: Mountain Vengeance. Through a licensing agreement with TOKYOPOP, ValuSoft brings the high-speed racing action of smash anime hit Initial D to PC gamers everywhere. This game is rated "E" for Everyone and will be available at retailers throughout North America for $19.99.

'Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars' - Multiplayer details

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 3:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

New information is coming through regarding the multiplayer abilities of Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars – the new title from Cenega UK Ltd. Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars is the new, exciting turn-based combat simulator featuring a whole menagerie of animals including Rabbits, Wolverines, Skunks and Baboons. Read more for multiplayer details ...

Midas Reveals Budget Lineup (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dutch budget publisher Midas Interactive has released some more info on its upcoming titles for March. In their lineup are :
  • The Sniper 2
  • Detonator
  • MaXXed Out Racing
  • League Series Baseball 2

  • Read more for details and screens for each title...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 2:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Midas' And 'Kuju' Announce Publishing Deal

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fresh from a hugely successful Q4 of 2003, including the appearance of four titles in the top 20 budget PlayStation 2 chart in December alone, Midas Interactive are delighted to announce a publishing deal with Kuju Entertainment that will ensure that even better results are achieved in 2004. The first two games set for release by Midas Interactive under the Glass Ghost label are "GTR-400" and "Bikes 'n' Sides". Both will be released on PlayStation 2 in mid-2004. Read more for details...

'Galactic Civilizations' - Update Patch Available

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2004 @ 12:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developer Stardock Entertainment has released Galactic Civilizations 1.2 today. Galactic Civilizations is a space-based strategy game set near the dawn of the 23rd century. Galactic Civilizations 1.2 fixes defects reported by users as well as adds new features such as Logistics, smarter diplomacy, Good/Evil technology handling in diplomacy, etc. Read more for details ...

'God Of War' (PS2) Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 10:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

God of War is a new action/adventure game developed by SCEA's Southern California studio previously known for developing Twisted Metal. You play as a yet unnamed hero, surrounded by Greek mythology. Hacking your way through hordes of enemies by means of swords and Spawn-like chains you are on a quest to kill the GReek "God Of War", Ares. Read more for some screens & trailer ...

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 7:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that introduced stealth gameplay is back. Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox and PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 6:34 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 :

  • Vampire: the Masquerade - Bloodlines - (3) Trailer
  • Bad Boys II - Trailer


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

'Enter The Matrix' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 5:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a new patch for Shiny's 3D action game 'Enter the Matrix'. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.2, is ONLY for people with bringing their just released to v1.2, but this patch is ONLY for users who have the Intel 845 chipset. It will work for both the CD and DVD version of the game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'CSI: Dark Motives' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CSI: Dark Motives is a first-person adventure game that will test players' nerves and intellect as they examine crime scenes, question witnesses and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. The new CSI PC game features a number of gameplay improvements including in-depth evidence examination, scalable difficulty and more interactive lab functionality. CSI: Dark Motives will once again feature the likenesses and voices of the entire CSI cast. Read more for some new screens ...

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...

'Hitman: Contracts' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspenseful missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect hit and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases Hitman's 'work' in brutal detail and brings new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen. Hitman: Contracts is being developed by Io Interactive and will be available for PS2, Xbox, and PC in spring 2004.

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' is an innovative Post-Apocalyptic Role Playing Game with tactical combat and a highly original, disturbing storyline. The game is scheduled for Q3, 2004. The Fall will be the first 3D-RPG set in an endtime scenario on the market. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Crimson Sea 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Crimson Sea 2' features over 60 missions and 3 two-player modes. Work together to bring down the enemy and clear a stage in "Co-op" mode, battle head-to-head "death match" style in "Versus" mode, or try to outscore your human opponent in "Competition" mode. Read more for details and new screens ...

'Shrek 2' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 1:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrek 2 takes players on a twisted fairy tale adventure with Shrek and his buddies. Gamers revisit key locations from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek 2 combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control their team of four and play as Shrek or any of his 10 friends, switching between each to best utilize the character’s unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete wild and dangerous adventures. Read more for some new screens ...

Sega Brings 'Puyo Pop Fever' (NGC/Xbox) To North America

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 1:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that it will publish "Puyo Pop Fever" in North America. Developed by SEGA's Sonic Team studio, the latest version of SEGA's addictive puzzle franchise offers an enhanced two-player experience that includes an an ultra-intense Fever mode and boosted combo effects. A new story mode, revamped graphics, and new puzzle pieces make this game as irresistible as it is addictive. "Puyo Pop Fever" is scheduled to be released on Xbox and GameCube in June '04.

'The Suffering' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that The Suffering, the first game of its kind to probe into the very unsettling and seedy underbelly of a maximum-security penitentiary haunted by horrific and grotesque apparitions, has gone gold and will to ship to stores on March 8, 2004 for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' - Official Website

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 12:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that they have launched the official website for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow. The site contains up-to-date news, screenshots and trailers. The site is split into two main parts: single player experience and multiplayer experience. In both sections, visitors can learn about every aspect of the game from information about the characters, weapons and gadgets, to Sam's stealth moves. Coming soon to the site will be a training course where players may test their potential as a covert Splinter Cell operative by entering a state-of-the-art 3D stealth course. Once the game has shipped, the site will also offer comprehensive online rankings. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is scheduled to ship March 24, 2004 for the Xbox, PC and GBA.