Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness - Intro
  • Soul Calibur 2 - Trailer
  • Eve Of Destruction 20% - Trailer
  • Deus Ex 2: Invisible War - Trailer #1
  • Deus Ex 2: Invisible War - Trailer #2


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

'Tron 2.0' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Straigth off this months PCGamer cover cd comes Monolith's demo for their upcoming action based on the Tron movie from 20 years ago. The Tron 2.0 demo features a Light Circle tutorial where you several AI controlled opponents in a 4 way duel in the Conscripts Duel Arena. After the tutorial you can get on the internet and battle it out online. The full Corrupted Sector map is included, playable over LAN or the net with up to 16 teams (Mucho Gracias Andy). Read more for download links ...

'Pirates of the Caribbean' Sets Sail To Stores (PC/Xbox)

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Pirates of the Caribbean Website has word that Pirates of the Caribbean (formerly known as Akella's Sea Dog's II) is shipping to stores. Not much for words, the simple announcement is: "We are pleased to announce that Pirates of the Caribbean for Xbox and PC has begun shipping, and will be in stores in early July." (thanks Bluesnews)

'Karaoke Revolution' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take center stage with Konami's Karaoke Revolution! Turning the PlayStation 2 into the ultimate karaoke party machine, Karaoke Revolution is the only interactive karaoke game to score gamers on pitch and rhythm with a virtual audience reacting in real time to their performance. Designed for amateur singers of all ages and all levels of musical abilities, Karaoke Revolution brings the only interactive karaoke experience into the gamer's living room. Read more to check out a few new screens ...

'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 10:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check these 5 new screens ...

'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Map Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celtic Kings: Rage of War takes place in Gaul at around 50 B.C. where you take on the role of Larax a young warrior who has lost his beloved wife and has given himself to the goddess of War. This RTS features two distinct single player modes - adventure and skirmish – that combine strategy, adventure and roleplaying. Haemimont has released a new pack of three maps providing a new adventure and two new single- or multiplayer scenarios for their RTS game. The maps, "Return to the Throne," and "Ascendency," and "The Fall of Avalon," are translated in English, Russian, and Spanish. Read more for download links ...

'The Bloody Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bloody Magic is single and multiplayer, 3rd person RPG for PC where the weapon of choice is magic. The game is set in a richly detailed medieval-style world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development. The Bloody Magic is different from most other popular RPG titles in that the player characters are all of one type: magician. There are over a dozen different fields of magic, allowing players many choices for specialization. Check a few new screens ...

'Resistant' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Resistant' (current working title) is a 3rd person action game. The plot is yet to be announced but you will take on the role as "Jack Crowe" and do some cleaning up in a rather near future. All simularities to Splinter Cell are intentional i am sure, read more to check out details and screens ...

'Summer Heat Beach Volleyball' (PS2) Coming To Stores

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Preparing gamers for a summer heat wave, Acclaim Entertainment today announced that it has shipped Summer Heat Beach Volleyball exclusively for the PlayStation2. The only beach volleyball game available for the PlayStation2, Summer Heat Beach Volleyball takes players on a journey to the world's hottest summer spots to face off in fast-paced 2-on-2 arcade action.

Acclaim Kicks Racing Into High Gear With 'SX Superstar'

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Charging off the dirt track and onto store shelves, Acclaim today announced that it has shipped, SX Superstar for the Xbox and GameCube. A high-flying two-wheeled racing odyssey, SX Superstar gives players the opportunity to fulfill their dreams of making it to the ranks of supercross' racing elite.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battlefield: Pirates' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2003 @ 10:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (and requires the latest v1.4 update patch). After the initial alpha release they updated to v0.11 which includes the tweaked various issues, added a new map "Low_Tide" etc. Some people were having installation problems with the mod, so now they added an installer, for your convenience ...

'Sphinx And The Shadow Of Set' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas Wilde on June 29, 2003 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Sphinx And The Shadow Of Set' is an enchanting adventure filled with mystery, action and a deep, compelling storyline. The game is set in an entirely original universe that is styled upon ancient Egypt where players will embark on an epic quest exploring new worlds, uncovering dark secrets, interacting with hundreds of fantastic creatures and discovering new abilities. Traveling the world via magic portals to foil the evil plans of Set, players will guide Sphinx on a journey requiring all his wits, agility and special powers in an attempt to find the stolen mystical crowns of Egypt. Read more to check out the new screens ...

'Cycling Manager 3' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2003 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Focus Interactive/Cyanide Studio have released patch another beta patch (full patch said to be expected next week) for their recently released cycling simulation game Cycling Manager 3. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.4b and fixes the 'Time Trail bug', sprint bug, adjusts some ratings, improves AI, fixes a few problems in editor, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download list.

LeBron James Features In EA SPORTS 'NBA LIVE 2004'

by Rainier on June 28, 2003 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LeBron James officially became a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers when he was the top pick at last evening’s NBA Draft. LeBron will officially be "in the game" when NBA LIVE 2004 ships this fall under the EA SPORTS brand. For the first look at LeBron in his new Cavs uniform, check out easports.com. There you will find screenshots of LeBron as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the EA SPORTS ads that appeared last night on ESPN, featuring lottery picks Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Kirk Hinrich.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 28, 2003 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'LotR: The Return of the King' (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released 3 small trailers for their upcoming action game based on the Lord Of The Rings movie, Return Of The King, showing off the deadly mountain troll pushing a siege tower, Aragorn slicing and dicing his way through enemies with Gimli fighting along side him and Gandalf using his mighty magical powers to bring multiple enemies to the ground with this powerful ground smashing technique. For your convenience we merged all 3 of them into 1, so if you see it somewhere else you know where it originated. Read more for download links ...

'Battlefield: Pirates' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (and requires the latest v1.4 update patch). After the initial alpha release it is now updated to v0.11 and includes various tweaks and fixed, added a new map "Low_Tide" etc. Read more for details and download links ...

'Lionheart' - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wahey there Lionhearters! That's right; it's another brand spankin' new Lionheart web update for your weekend reading wonderment! So head on over to the MAGIC page to read all about Lionheart's Tribal Magic. We added a little something called the Corpse Bomb which allows players to "infuse a corpse with tremendous energies, causing the body to detonate." I mean sure it may sound a little messy...but really, I mean what's not to love?!? oh yeah! Read more for some new screens ..

'Dynasty Warriors 4' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 4 uses the most advanced melee-fighting engine to deliver the next evolution of tactical action. Experience the thrill of taking on multiple opponents at once and fighting against impossible odds. New features not only add more depth to the legend of the Three Kingdoms but also to the individual characters and the dramatic events surrounding them. Created by KOEI’s internal development team, Omega Force, Dynasty Warriors 4 for Xbox hits retail shelves in September 2003 with a suggested retail of $49.99. Dynasty Warriors 4 for the Xbox is Dolby Digital 5.1 compatible. Read more to check out 4 new screens ...