'Star Wars Battlefront' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Battlefront is an action/shooter game that gives fans and gamers the opportunity to re-live and participate in all of the classic Star Wars battles like never before. Players can select one of a number of different soldier types, jump into any vehicle, man any turret on the battlefront and conquer the galaxy planet-by-planet online with their friends or offline in a variety of single player modes. Read more to check out the screens and trailer ...

'Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed' - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Galaxies: Jump To Lightspeed dramatically expands the Star Wars Galaxies franchise by adding a whole new level of twitch-based gameplay to an already deep role-playing game. Jump To Lightspeed allows players to engage in fast-paced, real-time space dogfights against faction-aligned opponents or AI controlled ships while traveling throughout 10 content rich space sectors. Read more for the latest screens ...

'Star Wars: Republic Commando' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars: Republic Commando is a squad-based first-person shooter that lets you explore the elite world of the Star Wars military. Leading a 3-man squad of Republic Commandos, your missions take you deep behind enemy lines on over 14 intense and challenging levels through three different campaigns where you will face more than ten brutal enemies. Read more to check out the screens and trailer ...

'Mercenaries' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mercenaries is a revolutionary third-person combat-action game that delivers the next level of free-form gameplay in massive interactive environments. The game gives players the opportunity to take on the role of a soldier for hire in an open-ended world. Read more to check out the screens and trailer ...

'Painkiller' - v1.3.1 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released a small hotfix patch for People Can Fly's FPS Painkiller. This update brings your retail game to v1.3.1 and addresses the Load game issue from saves within a game level. It is multiplayer compatible with the previous version 1.3. Read more for download links..

Ubisoft Brings 'Sherlock Holmes' to North America

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced Secret of the Silver Earring, a new interactive murder mystery inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Launching for the PC in September 2004, Secret of the Silver Earring will be available in North America for a suggested retail price of $19.99.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 12:41 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 :

  • Fable - Trailers (2)
  • LotR: Battle for Middle-Earth - Making of Cinematics
  • Need for Speed Underground 2 - Trailer #2

'NCAA Football 2005' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Opens College Football Season

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The college football season is underway as NCAA Football 2005 hits store shelves today, from Electronic Arts. Thie title marks the first time an EA Sports title is available on Xbox Live.

'DOOM 3' Goes Gold!

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision,Inc. confirmed today that id Software's highly anticipated DOOM 3 for the PC has entered manufacturing and will begin shipping to retail stores worldwide the week of August 2, with the UK and European releases following shortly thereafter.

'Painkiller' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released a new demo for People Can Fly's FPS Painkiller. This multiplayer demo has the latest v1.3 code, features 2 maps (DM_ cursed & DM_Sacred) and 2 gameplay modes (Free For All and The Light Bearer). Read more for download links ...

KumaWar Launches 'Battle in Sadr City' Mission - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the breakthrough online game that re-creates real war events weeks after they occur using advanced online game tools, releases its latest mission, Battle in Sadr City. Based on an actual US Army operation that occurred on May 23, 2004, players will join the US Army’s 1st Cavalry Division in battling radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s “Mahdi Army” in the Baghdad slum known as Sadr City.

Digital Jesters Signs 'Moment Of Silence'

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"The Moment of Silence" is an espionage thriller under development at German "House of Tales." Set in the near future, The Moment of Silence mixes real and fictitious locations, Orwell’s 1984, Kubrick’s 2001, technological visions and typical mystery themes. These ingredients are fused to form a true-to-life, highly immersive conspiracy theory with a variety of surprising twists in the plot.

'Medal of Honor Pacific Assault' - Director's Ed. DVD Announced

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with an exclusive real-world weapon, keen insight into WWII history and an arsenal of bonus features, the Medal of Honor Pacific Assault Director's Edition DVD from Electronic Arts puts gamers in the boots of a U.S. Marine as he lives the war in the Pacific Theater.

'Crusader Kings' - North American Release Date Announced

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Paradox Entertainment announced today that the highly anticipated turn-based strategy game Crusader Kings is now scheduled to ship to retail outlets in North America on September 21, 2004.

'The Red Star' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Red Star takes place in a parallel fantasy universe in which a mythic empire based on the Soviet Union sets the landscape for an epic battle of militarized sorcery and monolithic technology. Currently under development with Acclaim Studios Austin for the next-generation gaming systems. Read more to see the latest screens ...

'Close Combat: First to Fight' (Xbox/PC) - Q&A

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lead a four-man fireteam of US Marines through the perils of authentic, modern urban combat in a Middle-Eastern urban battleground. This is an action-oriented, first-person 3D shooter that is being developed under the direction of the US Marine Corps as a training simulation for use by the Marine Corps. Take-Two has released a small Q&A with Frequently Asked Questions. Read more to check it out...

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 7:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with new features, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is the third in the successful PlayStation 2 series developed by DIMPS, and promises to be the ultimate DBZ fighting experience on next-generation consoles. Read more for another helping of screenshots ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Destroy All Humans!' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to clear the way for the Furon invasion force. Your mission is to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintigration!

'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.