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Acclaim Forms A New Publishing Label

by Thomas on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Broadening the reach of its portfolio of brands throughout the world, Acclaim Entertainment today announced that it has formed a new publishing label, Acclaim Connected, that is dedicated to developing and licensing interactive entertainment content for global mobile gaming platforms. In July of 2003, the Company commenced its entry into the mobile gaming market with the announcement of an exclusive agreement with Vodafone Live!, offering video game content based on Acclaim's forthcoming console release, Freestyle Street Soccer, in Vodafone countries. Acclaim Connected has since expanded its mobile gaming offerings in the European market by partnering with German mobile provider O2 to create a unique video game based on its console release of XGRA: Extreme-G Racing Association.

MPZ Bookable Servers

by Thomas on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK Games Service Multi Player Zone has today launched its brand new, completely free, bookable server system to the public. The bookable server system enables gamers to book their very own gaming servers for their clans use, configured they way they want.

'Metal Arms: Glitch in the System' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You are Glitch, the gun-slinging, half-ton menacing bot of Droid City who blasts his way to victory. Found as scrap metal, but transformed into destructive machinery, Glitch is determined to free his people from the evil clutches of General Corrosive and his maniacal army of Mil bots. Unleash a world of pain as you annihilate the General's sinister plan to dominate the world, and salvage the robot race. Read more for some new console screens ...

GBA SP New Colours

by Thomas on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another month, and another press release about the new colours.

Nintendo of America Inc. today reported its industry-leading family of Game Boy Advance portable game systems surpassed U.S. sales of 15 million units and, to celebrate, announced two new casing colors: Flame (red) and Onyx (black) for the new Game Boy Advance SP model.

More Than 60 Million PS2 Units Sold

by Thomas on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced today that cumulative worldwide shipment of its PlayStation2 computer entertainment system reached 60 million units on September 6, 2003 (Figures that Microsoft and Nintendo can only dream of). Since its launch in Japan on March 4, 2000, sales of PlayStation 2 have grown rapidly around the world and it continues to gain worldwide popularity while reaffirming its position as the standard entertainment platform in homes. With year-end/New Year holiday season approaching, SCEI will further increase hardware production to meet active demands.

'Legends of Terris' Launch Of New Look Website

by Thomas on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 6:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Online Games company announced the launch of their new look website for leading OGC game 'Legends Of Terris'.

"Its a big change stylistically " says OGC founder, Paul Barnett "But its representative of the game. We're coming up to ten years as an MMOG, and our gameworld has changed massively. The move away from traditional fantasy imagery is a natural progression"

'Mercedes Benz World Racing' - Demo Coming Friday

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Our friends over at Gamestar got word that TDK is planning on releasing a playable demo for their upcoming racing game 'Mercedes Benz World Racing'. The demo will feature 4 cars (G500, SLK 230 Compressor, 300 SL and A 190 Twin) and the Alpine scenario. It will also feature 2 tracks and 2 missions, weighing in at a mere 62mb. Of course we will have this puppy on our fileservers as soon as its available!

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Being "Massively Multiplayer," World of Warcraft allows thousands of players to interact within the same world. Whether adventuring together or fighting against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory. Check these new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Purge Jihad Expansion Pack' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Purge returns to its roots. Based on FvF Jihad, Freeform Interactive announces the Purge Jihad Expansion Pack. One of the most player requested features since the beginning, Purge Jihad reintroduces to gameplay the concepts of an alignment Deity, Altar, and Mass Blesses. Purge Jihad also makes large improvements over its predecessor by adding another original new concept: a Prayer System. With the release of Purge Jihad, Purge support will be discontinued. Purge Jihad is a free upgrade for current retail Purge owners. The full Purge Jihad game will also be available.

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds' (PS2/NGC/XB) To Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get out the garlic and open the curtains, because the demons are demanding revenge! Vivendi Universal Games announced that Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and the GameCube has shipped to retail stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $49.99. Everyone’s favorite blonde vampire slayer has returned to clean up Sunnydale’s streets of baddies once again, but this time she’s bringing her friends.

America's Army - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The US Army have released a small client-side patch for their online multiplayer FPS game America's Army. This patch does not change your version number, and is not required but adresses a few minor issues such as auth problems when completing training, server browser filtering by Honor, resolutions should be available in drop-down box on Video Settings page and admin scoreboard when connecting to Official and Leased servers. This is just a small client-side supplemental patch for v1.9.0 America's Army: Operations for Win clients only. Read more for download links ...

'Dynasty Warriors 4: Xtreme Legends' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Both A Standalone Game and an Expansion Disc! As a standalone game: Dynasty Warriors 4 Xtreme Legends includes all of the characters from the original Dynasty Warriors 4, along with new stages and game play never before seen in any previous Dynasty Warriors title! As an expansion disc: DW4XL powers up the original Dynasty Warriors 4 with 4XL's new features. Take characters from DW4 and use them in DW4XL. Read more for some extra info and new screens ...

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

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | 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. Check the new screens ...

'Devil Whiskey' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shifting Suns Studios has released a playable demo for their Bard's Tale inspired first-person fantasy role-playing game Devil Whiskey. The demo features the beginning of the main plot with one sub-quest and most of the full game's character classes (thanks GenGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Battlefield 1942' Linux Server v1.45 Beta 3 & Data Files

by Thomas on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 2:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 1942 "Digital Illusions 3D action game" Linux Server v1.45 beta 3 update is now available for download (6 MB). Also Secret Weapons of WWII data files for Linux server is released (23 MB). Here is the list of changes for Linux Server v1.45 beta 3 :

'Gallop Racer' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gallop Racer is an action-packed sports management title immerses the player in the exciting and fast-paced world of horse racing where they can tackle every aspect of the Sport of Kings, from breeding and training a thoroughbred to riding and even betting on the winner. With a wealth of gaming options upon entering the racing arena - variety is the name of the game!

'Captain Scarlet: Retaliation' Delayed

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Batfish Studios have announced that the launch of the eagerly awaited Captain Scarlet game, Retaliation, has been delayed until 14th November 2003 and that the game will also be available in a unique Special Edition. Limited to only 500 copies, and only available to order before the release of the game, the Special Edition contains a host of extras but as an added bonus, anyone who orders the Special Edition will have their name appear in the game! (thanks HomeLAN) There is also a new trailer available, get it here ...

'Western Outlaw: Wanted Dead or Alive' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jarhead Studios' Wild West first person shooter has gone gold and should be in stores (published by Groove Games) end of this month.

You are the Stranger, a man hardened by your years as a gunslinger. The only thing harder than you are the rocks you sleep on at night. You have arrived in a troubled town looking for peace and quiet, but you're not that lucky. Framed for a crime you didn't commit, you must use your skills as a gunslinger to evade the law and fight to stay alive in a corrupt western town where everyone wants you dead. Fight your way through ten action packed levels. Save the day by thwarting a train heist, go one on one with other gunslingers, fight your way through an abandoned mine and save the girl from a rich tycoon Hell-bent on seeing you dead. Then ride off into the sunset, if you're still alive.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 11:11 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 :

  • Seven Samurai 20XX - Trailer
  • Captain Scarlet: Retaliation - Trailer
  • Law & Order II: Double or Nothing - Intro Movie


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