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'Manhunt' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

America is full of run down, broken rust-belt towns where nobody cares and anything goes. In Carcer City, nothing matters anymore and all that's left are cheap thrills. The ultimate rush is the power to grant life and take it away, for sport. This time James Earl Cash, you are the sport. They gave you your life back. Now, they are going to hunt you down. Check these new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Need for Speed Underground' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out the new & shiny screens!

Midway & Dodge Promote 'NHL Hitz Pro'

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 11:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Sports announced it will kick-off a national sweepstakes that gives hockey fans a chance to win a 2004 Dodge Durango on December 10, 2003, among other prizes. Read more for details ...

'Port Royale 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 9:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron has released the first screens for Port Royale 2, the sequel to last year's free range Pirate game. Not many details are available at this point so these 4 screens will have to do. Read more to check them out ...

'Half-Life 2' Delay Confirmed

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 9:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shacknews has gotten word from Valve's Doug Lombardi that the long rumoured delay of Half-Life 2. Doug's reply states" The previously announced September 30th release date for Half-Life 2 is being pushed back. We are currently targeting a holiday release, but do not have a specific "in-store" date to share at this time. We will release that information as soon as we have confirmed a new date." Not really a big surprise, especially with the flimsy Steam service, but still a rather big disappointment.

'UFO: Aftermath' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 8:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFO: Aftermath is a 3D isometric, turn-based strategy game (TBS) with a rich and compelling sci fi story. Combining global strategy with small squad tactical combat, the challenge offered is to fight against an alien invasion. Featuring run time generated tactical missions with innovative simultaneous combat action; the genre is also enhanced with strong RPG elements, offering a quite unique mix of strategic ideas. Check out these 8 new screens!

'Schizm: Mysterious Journey' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 8:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It is the year 2083. Ten months ago the first humans landed on Argilus. They found cities, towns, industrial installations - all deserted. Doors unlocked... meals unfinished... strange machinery still operational... but no people. Scientists were brought in, research bases set up. Four months later, your supply ship the Angel, has been sent to check these bases. But when you hail them from orbit, theres no answer. The scientists too, seem to have vanished. Another 70+ screens for your enjoyment!

'EverQuest Online Adventures' (PS2) Auction System - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 8:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest Online Adventures continues to roll out great new game enhancing features as part of their online subscription. In July, EQOA added in trade skills, enabling characters to craft a host of all new items, weapons and armor. Now, EverQuest Online Adventures features a new auction system that allows players to buy and sell wares and treasures with other players. Read more for details and screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 4:49 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 :

  • Call Of Duty - (5) Trailer
  • C&C: Generals - Trailer
  • Nitro Family - Trailer
  • Arx Fatalis [Xbox] - Trailer
  • Crimson Skies [Xbox] - Trailer


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

'Lords of EverQuest' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the world of online gaming phenomenon EverQuest, Lords of EverQuest features an enthralling storyline drawing gamers to the land of Antonica as they control one of 15 Lords and manage massive armies in their quest for domination. An updated Lords of EverQuest demo is now available, offering one map from the Shadow Realm faction (same content as before but fixing several unspecified technical issues). A second & 3rd demo will be released in the coming weeks, if you "collect" all 3, bonus material will unlock (thanks Gamespot). Read more for download links ...

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment's Paris studio is currently developing a brand new game from the popular Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series - exclusively for the PS2. Scheduled to ship for the late 2003, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm is poised to become the latest success story in a series of hit Tom Clancy games from Ubi Soft. Check these new screens ...

'Kill.Switch' Is Coming! (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official countdown has begun. Namco is less than 6 weeks away from the release of kill.switch, the company's highly anticipated third-person shooter game for the PS2 and the Xbox. The game's release marks an important milestone for Namco Hometek Inc., as kill.switch is the largest internally developed project this season for the company. With an official release date scheduled for October 28, players are days away from learning the game's highly secretive storyline for the first time. Read more to check out some screen goodness ...

Want To Be A Face In The Crowd?

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A 3D snooker simulation for the PC is currently in development, and Binary Zoo are offering you the chance to be featured as one of the spectators! The game features a range of different opponents to play against, one and two player game modes, multiplayer online option, fully customisable tournaments, practise mode, plus TV-style camera angles and action replays to capture all of the action.

'DDRMAX2 Dance Dance Revolution' (PS2) Ships

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's time to shape up with the ultimate groove machine! Leading videogame publisher Konami of America, Inc. announced today that the newest and most exciting addition in the Dance Dance Revolution series, DDRMAX2 Dance Dance Revolution has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Available for the PlayStation2, the game includes chart-topping songs by high-profile musical acts, such as Kylie Minogue, The Crystal Method, K.C. & The Sunshine Band and Dirty Vegas, as well as a wealth of new game modes and features that will have gamers dancing the night away.

'NHL 2004' PC & Console Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that NHL 2004, the #1 selling Pro Hockey franchise, has shipped to retail under the EA SPORTS brand. The 12th installment of EA's legendary hockey franchise, NHL 2004 is now available for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, GameCube, and PC.

'RoadKill' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RoadKill drops players into instantaneous battle with 30 core missions and numerous side missions. The missions place the player into the three cities of Hell County -- Lava Falls, Blister Canyon and Paradise City. RoadKill's dynamic reputation system determines how the world reacts to the way players perform missions, kill and maim citizens, destroy enemy vehicles and build alliances with the gangs of Hell County. Check these juicy new screens..

'Fire Warrior' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fire Warrior follows one day in the tumultuous life of a young Tau warrior who must battle alone against a force that shows no mercy: The Imperium. The Tau will soon learn there is a darker foe at hand and become entangled in a frightening story that leads them through an ongoing war. Read more to check out a big batch of new screens ...

'RC Squad Land Machines' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Put on your driving gloves, grab that radio control and jump right into action with 'RC Squad Land Machines'! Select from a great mix of realistic Electric or Fuel RC-Vehicles such as Monster Trucks, on/off Road Buggies, ATV's to even Hover-Crafts to participate in many styles of gripping gameplay. Read more for some screens ...

'Monster 4x4: Masters of Metal' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft launch the official Monster 4x4: Masters of Metal website. Get an up-close look at some of the most popular trucks of the Monster Jam family including Grave Digger, Bounty Hunter and Bulldozer. Check out the rugged racetracks featured in the game including Alcatraz, the Swamp and Rocket Land.