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'Silent Hunter III' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Silent Hunter III' will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.

'Wartime Command' - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wartime Command: Battle For Europe 1939-1945 is the stunning World War II tactical real time strategy game from Russian developers 1C Company in Russia. The game development project has been retitled from Battlefield Command to give it prominence in a cluttered market of similar product brands. Read more for some new screens ...

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. today announced that the squad based, large scale multiplayer combat title Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising, will now be released in early summer, 2004.

'Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Promathia' (PS2/PC) Announced

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix U.S.A., Inc. today announced the newest expansion to its fast-growing massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Final Fantasy XI, titled "Chains of Promathia." With a community of 500,000 players and 1.2 million active characters from Japan and North America combined, this Final Fantasy XI expansion promises to bring more exciting adventures for all levels of gamers. Chains of Promathia is scheduled for release this fall in both Japan and North America.

'Perimeter' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has sent out a small statement letting us know that KD-Labs RTS title Perimeter has gone gold. "After months of hard testing by our boys in QA and even more months of development by KD Labs, Perimeter has finally been completed. The game has now gone gold and is ready for the presses. This means it won't be long until you see this unique terraforming, nanomorphing title on shelves at your local game store. Let the countdown begin!"

'Shrek 2' (ALL) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Consumers can experience the humor, magic and fun of DreamWorks' highly anticipated "Shrek 2" feature film with the release of the Shrek 2 video game from Activision, Inc.

'Asterix & Obelix XXL' (GBA/NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Asterix & Obelix are returning in style on next-generation consoles, with an XXL game in which they battle up to 70 Romans at a time. Asterix & Obelix XXL makes full use of the technical features of new consoles to produce an extraordinary image of the universe of Asterix and Obelix, through 6 gigantic levels and 49 challenges, each more astounding than the next. Read more for new PC & GBA screens...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic is working on the first big patch for their recently released FPS Unreal Tournament 2004. The patch will feature a TON of tweaks, bug fixes, multiplayer & performance enhancements. No specific release date has been given, but in the meantime read more for a detailed fix list ...

'Knights of the Temple' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK has released the first patch for their recently released action/adventure game 'Knights of the Temple'. No version is given for this update, which is simply labeled as Patch 1 and enhances mouse controls, mouse visibility, key binding as well as addressing save problems and occasional error after the first level. Read more fordownload links ...

Soldner: Secret Wars - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SĂ–LDNER: Secret Wars the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Doom 3' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software's terrifying battle with the forces of Hell. A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the UAC's Mars Research Facility leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, players must struggle with shock, fear, and an all-out assault on their senses as they fight their way to Hell and back, in an epic clash against pure evil.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Squad Assault: West Front' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games has released a new patch for Freedom Games's 3D WWII strategy title Squad Assault: West Front. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.80 (available for US & UK editions) and contains a number of enhancements that improve both overall and vs. AI play. Read more for details & download links ...

'Okami' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Okami depicts a stark world devoid of colour that the player must return to its natural state. In Okami colour represents the life blood of the land and sucking this life are supernatural monsters that inhabit the surrounding areas

'City of Heroes' & 'Lineage II' - Commercial Service Launched

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft announces the launch of North American commercial service for Cryptic Studios "City of Heroes" and "Lineage II". City Of Heroes is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) where players don costumes to become super-powered heroes, and fight against evil to save the world. Lineage II is the much-anticipated prequel to the world's most popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), Lineage.

'Hitman: Contracts' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 3:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos has released a demo for Hitman: Contracts, giving you a chance to try out the Syberia mission (Bjarkhov Bomb) from the recently released stealth/action game. 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. Read more for download links ...

'Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand' - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 3:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval Lords takes aspiring city governors to the middle ages, combining rich city-building challenges with evolving military forces to defend against relentless attacks from neighboring enemies. A first for the genre, Medieval Lords features a full 3D engine that enables innovative new gameplay elements. The city building game genre will take on a whole new dimension when Monte Cristo Games ships "Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand” in Fall 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 3:51 p.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 :

  • Men Of Valor - Trailer
  • Van Helsing - Trailer


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

'Strike Force Bowling' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment announced today Strike Force Bowling has reached gold master status for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

Will 'Xbox' Force 'Playstation2' Price Cut?

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

American Technology Research analyst P.J. McNealy said the Xbox was likely to overtake the PS2 on a units-sold basis for the first time ever in the United States in April. He estimated Xbox sales of 275,000 units this month, versus about 200,000 units for the PS2. PS2 sales have been falling in the United States this year, and in the just-ended fiscal year Sony said PS2 unit shipments fell 37 percent in North America. Unless Sony cuts the price on its PS2 in order to spur sales, U.S. game software makers, many of whom track Sony's fiscal year, may find sales growth targets harder to reach, analysts said. Read the full story here...