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'GoldenEye: Rogue Agent' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Going where no previous James Bond game has dared to tread, the upcoming GoldenEye: Rogue Agent first-person shooter from Electronic Arts breaks all the rules by transporting players to the dark side of the Bond universe to experience life as a high-rolling, cold-hearted villain. The highly anticipated game is scheduled to ship later this year 2004, on the PS2, Xbox, and GameCube under the EA GAMES brand.

Trinigy's Licenses 'Vision Game Engine' For New MMORPG

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the German middleware developer Trinigy GmbH announced that it just signed its first licensing deal in the Asian entertainment market. The Chinese company Tianjin Naga Digital Software Development, located close to Peking, purchased a full license of the versatile and powerful Vision Game Engine for the development of a massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2004 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime...

'Lagsters' - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2004 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lagsters is an arcade racing title, where the action takes place in closed environments - tubes. The player will be able to use a vast number of different weapons and upgrades to their cars to become the winner of one of the 32 races. The tracks are compiled into 4 different championships of the single player mode. The multiplayer mode will offer three different modes of play: 'Last Man Driving', 'Fox and Hounds' and 'Divided Glory' where up to 8 players may participate in one race.

'Project Freedom' - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2004 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Project Freedom" is a space combat game that offers adrenaline pumping gameplay coupled with stunning graphics. The campaign is built around an original storyline that features several unexpected twists and turns. A stand alone tutorial mode and a simple, intuitive user interface let you immerse yourself in the game world without irritating delays. 21 complex missions will provide all players with many hours of exciting entertainment. Read more for some new screens ...

'Ground Control II' - Demo Coming Soon

by Rainier on May 8, 2004 @ 2:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal will be releasing a playable demo for Massive Entertainments upcoming sci-fi RTS 'Ground Control II' on May 25th. This single-player demo will feature two tutorial missions (you play as Captain Angelus, who is trying to force the Terrans out of Newstone) , one campaign mission ("Calling the Shots," where you assault the Terran base at Gideon's Landing)and will weigh in at just below 200mb. Of course we will have it available on our fileservers as soon as it becomes available...

'Etrom' Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2004 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Etrom: The Astral Essence website has put up notice that "The project is officially delayed to Q4 2004." Etrom is an epic adventure among realms and cities, democracies and “nazi” dictatorships, a journey through space-time portals, among the Thrones of the Abyss, beyond the gates of the City of Light and many more locations, situations, rituals, secret-services plots, dark spells.

Vivendi Shuts Down 'Papyrus'

by Rainier on May 8, 2004 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi has closed down famed NASCAR developer Papyrus (along with all their other East Coast Studios). The VUGames forum has the following about it : "Yes, Papyrus has closed up shop for good. Sorry, but it is true. The last time I asked a few weeks back, the statement was that multiplayer will continue to be fully supported. Nothing has been said to change this, but we are asking again to be sure. The reason parts are still down is they physically moved the servers from Boston to LA. The bugs arn't worked out yet."

DreamCatcher/Adventure Company 2004 E3 Lineup - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 11:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days ago DreamCatcher & The Adventure Company revealed their 2004 E3 lineups and today we have screens (as well as a few trailers) for the following :

'Sudden Strike III' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 7:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fireglow Ltd announces new Sudden Strike line engine and game-Sudden Strike III. Firelgow team is now developing a next generation game engine (engine codename: Sudden Strike Next7) and the first game based on this engine (working title: Sudden Strike III), and also Fireglow plans to develop several other games based on this engine in different setups related to war conflicts.

Nvidia And Epic To Showcase 'Unreal Engine 3' At E3

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation and Epic Games today announced the first public showing of Unreal Engine 3 at this week’s E3. Designed to dramatically raise the bar of visual quality in 3D games, Unreal Engine 3 is the first game engine to take full advantage of Shader Model 3.0—a key feature of Microsoft DirectX 9.0—enabled only by the NVIDIA GeForce 6 Series of graphics processing units (GPUs).

'Predator: Concrete Jungle' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced that Predator: Concrete Jungle is currently in development by Eurocom for the PS2 and Xbox. Slated for a Q4 2004 launch, the new 3rd person action/adventure game weaves the past with the future, as gamers become the terrifying Predator, hunting the Earth for criminals using superhuman powers, fantastic vision modes and an impressive array of alien weaponry.

'Eidos' E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos reinforces its dedication to developing platform-leading, content-rich brands. Among the games highlighted during the show are: Hitman: Contracts, Imperial Glory, Get On Da Mic, Singles ­ Flirt up your Life, Crash ‘n’ Burn and Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes The Neighborhood. Read more for details on each title ...

'Universal Combat' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

3000 AD has released another patch for their futuristic 3D action game Universal Combat. This update will bring your retail game to v2.00.00 and adds a ton of new features, game tweaks, improvement, a slew of bug fixes and plenty more. Read more for details and download links ...

1C Company's E3 2004 LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days ago 1C Company unveiled their E3 2004 lineup. The largest collection of interactive entertainment titles to date, the 1C Company is showing a blockbuster lineup across all genres of gaming. Our dedicated E3 page has been updated with screens for : Axle Rage, Captain Blood, PT Boats: Knights of the Sea, Swashbucklers: Legacy of Drake You Are Empty, Rig’n’Roll Racing, Vivisector: Beast Inside, Cuban Missile Crisis, XIII Century: Sword and Honor, Parkan II, Sphere, Stalingrad, World War I, Desert Law, Brigade E5: New Jagged Union, Ascension to the Throne, Star Wolves, Space Rangers 2: Dominators, StarRush, BorderZone.

'Catwoman' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers will control Catwoman as they play the movie, utilizing her unique catlike skills, senses and cunning to defeat her enemies. Boasting incredible acrobatic skills, Catwoman can leap across roofs, run up walls, pounce on prey, utilize inimitable "cat senses," and avoid enemy bullets with feline grace. Read more for new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 11:21 a.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 :

  • Area 51 - Trailer
  • Shadow Hearts: Covenant - Trailer
  • HeadHunter : Redemption - Trailer
  • Project Freedom - Trailer
  • Red Dead Revolver - Trailer
  • Webwars Arena - Trailer

'MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf, developed by original Mech Assault creators Day 1 Studios, gamers will be able to step outside the 'Mech and live the life of a human pilot in a fresh new single player game. Tanks, VTOLs and BattleArmor will offer players plenty of opportunities to rain destruction on their opposition in both single and multiplayer games. Head on over to the freshly launched 'MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf' website or read more for new screens...

'Bioware' 2004 E3 Lineup Reveals 'Dragon Age'

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. today revealed the lineup of games to be shown at the BioWare booth during the E3, May 12-14, 2004 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In addition to the already announced Jade Empire, BioWare will be revealing two new products at E3 2004.

'Future Tactics: The Uprising' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced that Future Tactics: The Uprising has shipped for the PS2, Xbox and GameCube. Packed with action, Future Tactics is a turn-based tactical RPG that looks and feels like an action/platform game. Built around a highly complex turn-based battle engine, the adventure showcases a single-player Story Mode, as well as a two-player Battle Mode.