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News From Nintendo!

by Thomas on May 24, 2003 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week, Nintendo made some major announcements at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Nintendo dropped jaws once again by displaying an incredible line-up of killer titles for both Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance... Click here to see the full Nintendo GameCube game list and Click here to see the full Game Boy Advance game list.

Atari Sells 1 Million Matrix Games In Week

by Thomas on May 24, 2003 @ 5:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari Inc. Friday said it had sold more than 1 million copies of "Enter the Matrix" one week after the computer and video game hit shelves in the United States and Europe. The game was released May 15, the same day as the movie it is tied to, "The Matrix Reloaded." The game includes additional footage and is one of the most expensive ever made.

'Grabbed By The Ghoulies' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 5:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Grabbed by the Ghoulies" is a humorous beat-'em-up adventure game that takes place in a haunted house full of crazed ghoulies. Gamers play the role of Cooper, a kid on a mission to rescue his girlfriend, who has been "grabbed by the ghoulies." Read more and check out a few new screens..

'Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines will -- for the first time on next-generation console systems -- allow players to become the Terminator Series signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger as the original Terminator. This marks the first time Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice and likeness has ever appeared in a home videogame. A few new Aaahhhnold screens...

'StarCraft: Ghost' - Delayed

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In order to meet our goals and deliver the outstanding gameplay experience our customers have come to expect from Blizzard products, we have decided to extend our StarCraft: Ghost development schedule through the end of 2003. That said, the Ghost development team remains hard at work, and we look forward to bringing you an outstanding tactical-action console game in 2004. We firmly believe that this additional development time will prove invaluable, ensuring that the game will truly expand on the legendary gameplay experience found in the previous StarCraft titles. As with all Blizzard products, our goal is to make StarCraft: Ghost the best it can be, and we will not release the game until it's ready. Announcements regarding further details and specifics on the release of the game will be available in the near future. We encourage you to check our official Web site for updates, and as always, we're grateful for your interest and enthusiasm.

'The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon' Goes Gold - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks announced today that The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon - the expansion pack for its critically acclaimed RPG, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind for PC - has gone to gold master and will ship to stores the first week of June. In Bloodmoon, you'll help build a mining colony and face the threat of werewolves, or decide to become a werewolf and indulge your thirst for the hunt. Either way, Bloodmoon offers a completely different experience from anything you've seen in Morrowind. To celebrate Bethesda sent us 3 new screens, as well as a cutscene trailer ...

EA Bringing Namco's 'Dead To Rights' (PS2/NGC) To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today officially announced plans to publish the hugely successful game Dead to Rights on the PS2 and GameCube. Both versions will be released next August in all PAL territories. Dead To Rights is an intense, hard-hitting, action-thriller game in which police officer, Jack Slate, discovers and unravels a conspiracy that threatens not only himself, but the city he’s sworn to protect, Grant City. Jack Slate’s adventure has him progressing through various game chapters by taking out hostile threats, solving challenging puzzles and mini-games, and defeating sinister bosses. Check out the screens ..

'Conker: Live and Uncut' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conker is a cartoon rodent with a penchant for booze, wild women and lewd conduct, and the world he lives in is a reflection of him. With a wide variety of customizable multiplayer scenarios available, the game centers on teamwork and fun. Each scenario has its own objectives, rules, environment and back story that provide hilarious gameplay and wacky entertainment. Also included is the original, critically acclaimed single-player game, “Conker’s Bad Fur Day,” with never-before-seen, uncensored content and completely revamped, only-on-Xbox graphics and sound. Check out some new screens ...

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Delayed

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

Cenega has delayed the PC version (Xbox release TBA) of Shade: Wrath of Angels and will now be releasing it in 2004. With a very successful E3 show, where Cenega showed an early playable pre-alpha code of Shade: Wrath of Angles, almost all the visitors were blown away with the ability of the graphics engine made for this title. It has become necessary to delay the game for some months in order to ensure the other elements of the game live up to a great level of detail, as well as gamers' high expectations for this title.

'No Mans Land' - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westward Ho! In No Mans Land, the player leads the colonization of the American continent between 1600 und 1900. In three campaigns, divided into 30 diversified missions, the player sees the historical development of this era from the viewpoint of six different ethnic groups: Englishmen, settlers, American patriots, Spaniards and forest- and prairie Indians. Read more to check out a batch of new screens ...

'Charlie's Angels' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's greatest secret weapon is being unleashed for the first time on videogame consoles as Natalie, Dylan, Alex and Bosley unite once again for an all-new, action-packed adventure. Incorporating a completely new and unique storyline, the Angels will go undercover to unravel a worldwide mystery and foil the devious plans of a criminal mastermind threatening to steal the world's most famous monuments. Read more and check out these sexy screens!

'Breed' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Breed' is the first project to be developed utilizing the 'Mercury' engine. Breed is an action based game set both in Earth orbit and on its surface. From the orbiting USC Darwin the player launches attacks against the Breed, the aggressive biomechanical race infesting Earth. The long-elusive playable demo for Breed, the upcoming sci-fi first-person shooter by Brat Designs and CDV, is now available after previously appearing on a magazine cover-disk. Further details on this single-player demo's contents are however not available (thanks 3DGamers/Breedfiles). Read more for download links ...

'Metal Gear Solid 2:Substance' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami has released a new patch for Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance which enables support for ATI Radeon videocards, and also takes care of a language selection issue for the European version. If you have previously updated to the v1.0, you will need to uninstall and reinstall the game before applying the v2.0 patch. (thanks Shacknews). Read more for details and download link...

Sony Online Announces 'MyPlanetSide'

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the launch this week of PlanetSide, subscribers now have access to a new free service that can be used to track their empire's progress, their individual stats in the game and more via MyPlanetSide all of these features combine to give the player the ability to see what's happening in the game, even when they don't have time to play. Read more for some additional details ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nearing the end of my E3 Screens Gallery list is one of the smaller developer/publishers but big in quality. Sammy Studios is a fairly new addition to the battlefield but with last year's Guilty Gear X2 and Galerians Ash they proved to have what it takes! This year they have 2 equally impressive titles (and a few more not yet announced in house developments coming) such as:

3DO - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 11:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Next at bat is 3DO's E3 screen gallery and one particular title i am eagerly looking forward to is the Four Horsemen. They have a few other interesting titles coming up such as :

'MoH Allied Assault: SpearHead' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Staying true to all the gameplay features that made Medal of Honor Allied Assault one of the most acclaimed titles launched in 2002, the Medal of Honor Allied Assault Expansion Pack will build on the success of that game and add new multi-player gameplay modes, new soldiers including British and Soviet squads, new weapons, level editing tools, and an integrated server browser. A new & updated version of the 'Medal of Honor Allied Assault: SpearHead' has been released, no specific details are available but it would be safe to assume they have fixed "something". Read more for download links ...

'Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII' (PS2) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation, respected worldwide as the premier brand for strategy and simulation games, today announced North American plans to release Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII for the PlayStation®2. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Heaven & Hell' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 5:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

1500 B.C.: four different peoples in a biblical land are waiting to be converted. The gamer is working with a God-simulator and has to convert the inhabitants to the good or the evil side. For this purpose, each side has seven prophets at their disposal, as well as an amount of wonders and plagues (lightning, flood, grasshopper ...) This German demo sports a tutorial as well as 1 game mission playable in three different difficulty settings. Read more for download links ...