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'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy' (PS2/Xbox) Official Website Launched

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. today announced the debut of the official Psi-Ops Web site. Check out the official website to experience the latest action-packed movies, stunning screenshots and most in-depth character and gameplay information available. The site will be updated on a weekly basis with fresh assets, adrenaline pumping movies and trailers that will give viewers just a taste of what’s to come when Psi-Ops ships on June 14th for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

Encore Signs 'Heroes of the Pacific' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it has reached an agreement with Melbourne, Australia-based developer IR Gurus to publish Heroes of the Pacific for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and Windows PC. Read more for details & screens ...

'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has released not one, but two patches for Cyanide Studios' Pro Rugby Manager 2004. This upgrade will brings your retail game to v1.03 and adresses some gosmetic changes, becoming manager, in game messages and a few other minor changes. Read more for details and download links ...

Eidos Signs 'Crash 'n' Burn' (PS2/Xbox)

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces it has signed a development deal with Climax. Climax's Brighton studio is developing Crash 'n' Burn, an arcade driving game for PlayStation 2 and Xbox which will be released in autumn 2004

'Jagged Alliance 3' Revealed

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on RPGDOT that, while not announced yet, Strategy First has created an official forum for Jagged Alliance 3. This is either a very big mistake, or an early indication that we may soon expect news about another sequel to Sir Tech's turn based strategy game. Strategy First did buy the JA license a few months back, and with E3 around the corner, it wouldnt be too much of a stretch. More details to follow shortly...

Valve Preparing For Another 'Half-Life 2' Delay?

by Rainier on April 19, 2004 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on VPRO that Polygon Magazine has a quote from Valve's Gabe Newell that Half-Life might be delayed until 2005. "We've already spent millions into this project, and we're willing to spend as much as we need to make this the best first person experience ever. If that means delaying the game to 2005, we'll do it without any hesitation. If it means sinking another $20 million into the project, we can do it. Rest assured, if we delay the game, it'll be only to blow your socks off even more when it finally releases."

'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2004 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Battle for Middle-earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses. Check these 2 new screens ...

'Perimeter' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 18, 2004 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has released a demo for K-D Lab's Perimeter, a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter. This demo features a tutorial, a campaign mission "Isoland" and 2 instant battle maps (Fish & Tini). Read more for download links ...

'Juiced' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Getting under the hood and into the very heart of street racing, Acclaim and Juice Games bring you their next-generation racing game, Juiced due this Autumn. Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing.

'Mysterious Journey II' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 17, 2004 @ 9:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company has released a demo for Detalion's adventure game Mysterious Journey II (known in Europe as Schizm II: Chameleon).This demo lets you to try out the 'The Three' and 'Ansala Sea Gate' levels, including a walkthrough (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2004 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates is broadband only, with high-end hardware specifications for graphics -- a GeForce 3 or better is required in at least a 1GHz machine, and the game is optimized for the latest DirectX 9.0-class cards. Pirates is being published on-line directly to gamers using Valve's new Steam technology, the same delivery system used by Half-Life 2 and Counterstrike 2. Check out the new seaworthy screens ...

'Mourning' - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2004 @ 8:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Mourning' is an MMORPG is being developed by Quad Software and Maxim Software based in Europe for Limitless Horizons Entertainment LLC based in the United States. Currently in development and scheduled for a spring 2004 release, "Mourning" will take users into a rich online fantasy world. Check out the new screens ...

'Dragon Empires' - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2004 @ 8:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Empires promises to be a groundbreaking MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game). The world will be filled with embattled clans, each striving to prove their superiority in head-to-head group combat, as they aim to take political and economic control of the game's 50 magnificent cities and, ultimately, 5 empires. Read more for some new screens ...

'The Settlers V' - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level. Fans will enjoy fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features, but still be able to relive the experience that makes the Settlers series such a big hit. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant. Read more for details & screens ...

'Aura: Fate of the Ages' - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 7:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aura is a challenging first person puzzle exploration game that uses an easy to navigate mouse driven, point and click interface. The game features vast panoramic landscapes and some of the best pre-rendered graphics adventure has ever seen (and we mean it!!). Players will need to solve a variety of ingenious fully-animated puzzles using logic, reasoning and common sense. Read more for new screens ...

'Rome: Total War' - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 6:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rome: Total War is the next generation in epic strategy gaming from the critically acclaimed and award winning Total War brand. The aim of the game is to conquer, rule and manipulate the Roman Empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the “Imperator” of Rome. Read more to check out the new screens ...

'Battlefield 2' Revealed

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The July issue of Computer Gaming World magazine will have the first information about Digital Illusions-Electronic Arts' BattleField 2 (working title). The game isn't a direct follow-up to Battlefield 1942 or Battlefield: Vietnam. Instead, it jumps forward to the world of modern warfare. The sequel will feature the latest in modern small arms, heavy weapons, and fighting vehicles -- M-4 carbines with IR scopes; M-60 machineguns with steadying bipods; M-1 tanks with reactive countermeasures; and of course, much more (thanks HomeLan). Almost makes it sound like Desert Combat ...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the next generation of The Sims, The Sims 2, players control their Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all-new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new, amazingly life-like 3-D world.

DreamCatcher's E3 2004 LineUp

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today will showcase another strong roster with four new products on the show floor. “DreamCatcher is excited about our 2004 line-up,” commented DreamCatcher Games CEO, Richard Wah Kan, “With the recent release of Painkiller, we’ve proven we’re serious about our action titles, and this year’s line-up reinforces that.”

UFC: Sudden Impact (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFC: Sudden Impact brings real fighting to the "Ultimate" fans! Experience the full contact intensity found only in the Octagon. Create the Ultimate Fighter, train him to be a master and brawl your way through five different modes of play including the fan favorite Tournament Mode and an all-new, enhanced Story Mode. Read more for some new screens ...