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The Road Beyond Shadowlands

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Funcom has announced the appointment of Marius Enge as Game Director for Anarchy Online. Marius had been in the position of Assistant Game Director since Gaute Godager assumed duties related to a new, as of yet, undisclosed Funcom project. In his new role, Marius will be responsible for maintaining the creative vision and direction for AO. He explains the current status of the game, priorities for the near future and hints as to what the future may hold for AO Shadowlands.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Launches 'Get Lowrider' (PS2) Contest

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2003 @ 6:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment announces that TVT Records has launched the "Get Lowrider" sweepstakes to help promote the soon-to-be released Lowrider video game. The record label represents Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz and The Ying Yang Twins, award-winning crunk artists whose current smash hit, "Get Low," is featured in Lowrider. Go to www.jaleco.com/lowrider for more information on how to win cash and other 'crunktastic' prizes.

'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2003 @ 6:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II will feature more monsters, graphically stunning environments and five new and unique customizable player characters to choose from, hidden areas to explore, as well as a new item creation system that will allow players to create their own ultimate magical artifacts. Read more for a slew of new screens, as well as a new in-game trailer...

'Zombies' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2003 @ 5:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Zombies is a FPS/survival/horror game, under development at French Krysalide. The game features 20 hours of intense gameplay, 11 levels to test your survival instincts, 20 weapons and 12 sidekicks. Zombies is expected in Q1 2005 for PS2, Xbox, and PC. Read more for details & screens...

'Mission Impossible: Operation Surma' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2003 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Can you save the world from the ICEWorm microchip? You are special agent Ethan Hunt — back to battle international espionage as the fate of the free world hangs in the balance! A microchip nicknamed ICEWorm is disabling the security systems of the world’s largest organizations, and providing free access to the highest bidder. Your mission – should you choose to accept it – is to destroy the chip and prevent its creators from bringing the free world to its knees. Serving up today are some new PS2/Xbox screens...

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 11:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm would release early in Q1 2004 exclusively for the PS2. Developed with PlayStation 2 players in mind, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm will fully exploit the capabilities of the platform with features such as popular voice command, and voice chat plus online statistics tracking and ladder ranking. Most importantly, this game will mark the first time that PlayStation 2 fans can take the great ghost action online and learn firsthand why action-packed online game play quickly established Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon as the most popularly played game on the Xbox LIVE online game service.

'Secret Weapons Over Normandy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 1:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Achtung! LucasArts is excited to announce that the revolutionary new flight-action combat game, Secret Weapons Over Normandy has officially GONE GOLD on PS2, Xbox and PC and is scheduled to land in store shelves on Tuesday, November 18, 2003. If you haven't yet, check our "Secret Weapons Over Normany" preview...

'Need For Speed Underground' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA today announced that Need for Speed Underground has gone gold. The game will begin to ship in North America on November 17 under the EA GAMES brand for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube and PC.

'Temple of Elemental Evil' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released the long promised Temple of Elemental Evil demo which lets you explore the moathouse map with precreated characters and also includes a tutorial. Atari also said that the long & eagerly awaited patch for ToEE should be released somewhere next week. Read more for download links or a list of patch fixes ....

'007: Everything or Nothing' (PS2/GBA/NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world. Today we got a boatload of new screens for all platforms .. Read more & check them out!

'TRON 2.0' - Multiplayer Deathmatch Addon

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 11:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TRON 2.0 is a story-driven, first-person action game that propels the player into an alternate universe inside a computer. Monolith has released a new patch for TRON 2.0 which adds multiplayer deathmatch to their 3D cyberspace shooter. This update requires you to have the latest v1.030 patch and adds Derez (deathmatch) and Team Derez game modes, as well as three multiplayer maps designed by Touchdown Entertainment. Single-player save games are affected and will no longer work after applying this patch (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details & download links ...

'RtCW: Platinum Edition' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. announced today the release of Return to Castle Wolfenstein: The Platinum Edition. The Platinum Edition is an all-new compilation of the award-winning Return to Castle Wolfenstein plus this summer's hit multiplayer follow-up, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. The title is currently available at retail outlets nationwide for a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB.

GUSTO GAMES ADOPTS NXN Alienbrain Studio

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gusto Games, the newly formed start up development house, based in Bloxham in Oxfordshire is pleased to announce that they have now adopted NXN alienbrain Studio for all of their studio's asset management requirements.

'Project Freedom' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The genesis of that game comes from developed in our company P2.The game morphed it’s genre to action space game and the official name of game is "Project Freedom". Becoming pilot of latest space fighter your task is to infiltrate enemy moves and fulfill missions given by generals of your army in the second cold war crisis in late 21st century. The action take place in our solar system and promise to deliver realistic environment across Earth, Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Io - the Jupiter's moon and planetoid Ida. The game features never seen break through graphics and solid, 100% adrenaline pumping gameplay.

'Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire' Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already revealed a few days ago, today Strategy First is pleased to announce it has teamed up with i-Deal Games to bring Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire to retail shelves nation wide in Q1 2004. Serge "Wildfire" Popov, a well-known pioneer in the Jagged Alliance 2 community and a member of the team at i-Deal Games developed Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire. Read more for details & screens ...

'Championship Manager: Season 03/04' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Championship Manager: Season 03/04 will be released on PC on 21st November. Other new features and improvements include four new leagues, a pre-game database editor (enabling you to keep data updated), the ability to view previously saved matches, updated players, team and competition data for the 2003/2004 season. Championship Manager Season: 03/04 has everything from the stress of dealing with feuding players to the ecstasy of winning the league.

35 Million Euro European Marketing Campaign

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo is set to reveal an enormous and hugely impactful marketing campaign in the run up to Christmas. In a far-reaching and innovative campaign, Nintendo are investing 35 million Euros across Europe in high impact marketing activities. The campaign is expected to drive NINTENDO GAMECUBE sales, create noise around the Game Boy Advance SP, drive software sales and focus on some of Nintendo's top games in the key Christmas period.

'LMA Manager 2004' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Complete with a whole new look and even more player stats, LMA Manager 2004 will also deliver more flexible and detailed management options. Management strategy is more varied and rewarding throughout the main game and setting player tactics is a key new element to the series. LMA Manager 2004 introduces the ability for managers to assign specific focus and position tactics to individual players, as well as an entire team. Read more for some new screens ...

Club Manager - Your Club - Your Game

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just Football have pulled off what must be the biggest multi sku release of a PC game ever. With 17 versions of Club Manager shipping out of their warehouse in the last week, Just Football have completed a logistical challenge bigger even than some of their main stream publishing competitors.