Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:05 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 :

  • Mythica - Trailer
  • Commandos 3: Destination Berlin - Trailer
  • Hegemonia: the Solon Heritage - Trailer
  • Knights of the Temple - Trailer
  • Street Legal Racing: Redline - Trailer
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy - Trailer
  • Terminator 3: War of the Machines - Trailer


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

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time.

Logitech Achieves 'Force Feedback Racing Wheels' Milestone

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech today announced that it has sold more than one million force feedback wheels worldwide since the original Logitech Formula Force GP rolled off the production line in September 1998. Logitech has now brought to market eight force feedback-enabled wheels across the PC, PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube gaming platforms, and was the first company to introduce a force feedback wheel for any console.

'Homeworld 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Homeworld2, the sequel to 1999's award-winning, space-based real-time strategy game, Homeworld, has gone gold and will ship to North American retailers September 16, 2003. Homeworld 2, the sequel to one of 1999's highly acclaimed RTS games, returns players to the helm of the most powerful space armada in the universe as they battle to keep their home. The highly-anticipated follow up title includes multiplayer competition for up to five other players, in addition to an engrossing single player saga, and features startling space effects like dust gas clouds, wispy nebulae, and ghostly derelict hulks of space ships rendered with spectacular Hollywood-style special effects.

'Enigma: Rising Tide' Now In Stores

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that Enigma: Rising Tide is available in stores on PC in North America. Enigma: Rising Tide is a groundbreaking game that melds cinematic pacing with immersive graphics, to produce the world's first alternate history, naval warfare simulation.

'Weird War' Unveiled - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Polish developer and publisher Techland today announces plans for Weird War. Weird War is a classic RPG with loads of action and is set during the Second World War. It's a game brimming with adventures and humor but also with many battles (thanks Blues). Read more for some details and screens ...

'Chrome' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland announced today that the worldwide version of Chrome goes gold. Chrome is a tactical FPP shooter taking place in distant future. Colonization of a newly discovered planetary system is the background for the game. Chrome offers photorealistic graphics depicting vast, forested terrain and unique playability based on the implant system, vehicles, and freedom of the player during the missions. To find out more about Chrome, please visit www.chromethegame.com or the Techland exhibitions at GC Games Convention in Leipzig/Germany between 21 and 24 of August 2003 or at the upcoming ECTS in London. No specific shipping date was announced, although several retailers have it listed for mid-september. In the meantime, you can check our Chrome preview!
UPDATE : Strategy First send out word that this does NOT count for the North American version

Namco Takes Control of the Wheel with 'Street Racing Syndicate'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Further strengthening its racing games legacy, Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that it has purchased Street Racing Syndicate (SRS) out of video game publisher 3DO's bankruptcy court proceedings. Currently in development at UK-based studio, Eutechnyx Ltd., Street Racing Syndicate puts players behind the wheel in the fast-paced world of underground motorsports. Under Namco's new charge, the title will release in Q3 2004 on the next generation game consoles.

'Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition' (GBA) Ships

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition, the Game Boy Advance sequel to Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance, has shipped. From Midway's best-selling Mortal Kombat franchise comes Mortal Kombat: Tournament Edition, an exclusive videogame for the Game Boy Advance, delivering multi-link play and "karnage" that offers Mortal Kombat's infamous brutality. New bloodthirsty partnership opportunities for the Game Boy Advance will allow up to four players to battle in tournaments and tag team play.

'Massive Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Massive Assault is Wargaming.net's upcoming 3D global domination strategy game. Take the command of "Axis-of-Good" forces and defeat the secret alliance of "Shadow Clique" on one of 6 distant planets. The rebels decided to seize the power on Earth by first conquering the space colonies, which provide vital energy resources to A.O.G. The war for global domination will unroll on continents, at sea and in the air. Lead your divisions, fleets and air squadrons against those, who dared threaten our freedom and democracy! Wargaming was so nice to send us some new screens showing off the new graphics and effects.

Akella Announces 'Alice’s Space Adventure'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akella announces the development of a new game, “Alice’s Space Adventure”. Akella, well known as the leading naval games developer, is pushing it’s own boundaries by working in an entirely different genre. Alice’s Space Adventures is an all new arcade game for children in a classic animation style. Joined by Alice, her father-scientist, the melancholy space ship captain, the good-natured and funny monster and Talker the bird, you’ll visit the future, different planets within our galaxy, deep space, pirate caves and will puzzle out some difficult detective stories. Read more for details ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'MoH AA: Breakthrough' - Multiplayer Demo In September

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Over at PlanetMedalOfHonor they got official word from their sources about the Medal Of Honor Allied Assault: Breakthrough demo. Expected a bit later as mentioned before, it now should arrived the first or second week in September. The demo will be multiplayer and will feature maps and weapons from the Italian campaign, and will also incorporate the new Liberation mode play-style (thanks GenGamers). Of course we will have the puppy up on our file servers as soon as it's available!

Blizzard Employment Opportunities

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Do you have the passion to create, and the will to forge great games? Blizzard Entertainment now has the following job positions open:

New Job Opening - Community Manager
Blizzard is in need of an organized and highly sociable person to oversee communications between their development teams and the World of Warcraft community. Fans of massively multiplayer games that also have a background in PR, journalism, or Web site/fan site management are encouraged to apply for this unique opportunity. Complete information can be found in their Community Manager job posting.

New Job Opening - Senior Game Masters
Blizzard looking for experienced GM's to take the lessons learned working on other MMORPGs and apply them to supporting one of the most highly anticipated gaming titles in years - World of Warcraft. If you've got the passion for massively multiplayer games and the industry know-how required, apply for the Senior Game Master position today!

New Job Opening - Game Masters
Are you a die-hard MMORPG player interested in becoming a part of the GM support staff for an upcoming MMORPG? Good news! Blizzard just opened up another round of entry-level Game Master positions for World of Warcraft, so check out the Game Master job posting to see if this is the job you've been waiting for.

Brenda Brathwaite To Work On 'Playboy: The Mansion'

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cyberlore Studios is pleased to announce the addition of veteran game designer Brenda Brathwaite to its team of professional game developers. Brenda comes to Cyberlore from Atari where, as lead designer, she recently completed work on the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons Heroes. At Cyberlore, Brenda will be bringing her extensive design and writing skills to bear on their current project - Playboy: The Mansion, expected in late 2004.

'Adellion' Gets Signed

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HonourBound Ltd and Alchemic Dream Inc have just concluded an agreement concerning the publishing and management of the game Adellion in German, Spanish, French and English. Alchemic Dream Inc will take care of the server hosting, payment management, marketing and community management. Adellion is a MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) in a medieval setting.

'Halo: Combat Evolved' - Update & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Over at Microsoft’s Halo PC site they are featuring new screens (also available below) and info on a new map each week. Timberland was covered last week and Gephyrophobia is on tap this week.. Also a new progress report on Halo for the PC is available on bungie.net.

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2003 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde, players battle their way through the war-torn land of Ogriss, a world ruled by goblins. Spawned by the mighty wizard Fraziel, the goblins have fallen under a corrupt influence that now threatens the balance of power. Advancing through dark subterranean caves, lush woodland cities and towering storm-swept castles; the player wages war with an army of specialized goblin warriors and fearsome monsters to prevent the ultimate destruction of Ogriss. Read more to check out some screens ...

'Silent Storm' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2003 @ 11:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. As the war rages on, you will lead a squad of elite troopers deep behind enemy lines to perform secret missions and prevent a disaster the true scale of which could be fully appreciated by neither of the involved parties. Read more for a fresh batch of screens...

'Prince Of Qin' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2003 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Object Software have released another patch for their RPG game Prince Of Qin. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.22 and includes several optimizations and bug fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...