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'Shrek Super Party' (NGC) Ships

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive announced today that "Shrek Super Party" has shipped for the GameCube. Along with the two versions which were released late last year for the PS2 and the Xbox, the party genre title is now available on all three major console platforms at retail outlets throughout North America.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'E3' Booth Screens Gallery

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While most of the staff people present at the E3, we sent our mobile booth babe armed with a big smile and a camera to snap pretty pictures. This is what she came back with. Featuring various booths such as EA, UbiSoft, Blizzard, Sony, Nintendo, Acclaim and others ... Read more to check them out!

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time.

'Men of Valor: Vietnam' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The storyline follows the player through the major actions in the conflict, from search and destroy missions around Danang airbase to the Tet offensive and the counterattack on Hue. A cast of AI controlled characters accompanies the player through the missions, and he learns their value and mourns their loss as the war progresses. The game will support a cooperative mode that allows the player to experience the entire tour of duty with his friends, and various multiplayer modes allow the player to experience the war from the perspective of North Vietnamese Army or Viet Cong guerillas as well as US Forces. A batch of screens, some familiar looking, but all in high res. Check them out!

'Dark Age of Camelot' Gold Edition Ships

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment is now releasing a Gold Edition of its flagship product, Dark Age of Camelot, the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). Dark Age of Camelot: Gold Edition will include the original game, it's top-selling expansion Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles and the soon-to-be released housing expansion Dark Age of Camelot: Foundations. An all-new 45-page beginner guide compliments the updated manuals to introduce players to the world of MMORPG's and Dark Age of Camelot.

'Space Colony' Mini Game 'Alien Horde' - Available NOW

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 2:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following their recent chart success with the million selling Stronghold series on PC, London-based developer, Firefly Studios, have catapulted their creativity into the not-so-distant future announcing, Space Colony, due for release this Fall on PC. Space Colony is best described as a space-based People Sim meets a City Builder. The player manages and nurtures a group of dysfunctional space dwellers colonising the most unearthly corners of the galaxy. In the meantime FireFly has released a minigame "Alien Horde", a little arcade shooter in which you must "defend your planet against horde of nasty aliens". Read more for download links ...

America's Army 2x2 'Enter the Arena' Tournament

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena and Clan World Network are running an America's Army 2x2 "Enter the Arena" Tournament. Sign-ups start on June 4th and end on Saturday June 14th. There are no entry fees. Sign up now, right here! The first place prize will be two Microsoft XBOX systems. All America's Army teams and individuals are encouraged to register and participate in this free tournament. All tournament matches will be played at Ultimate Arena's game lobby either as free trial matches or for money using Ultimate Arena's platform that lets gamers create their own matches for cash prizes.

'Vietcong' - v1.2 Patch Coming Tomorow

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks to Unrealik for sending word that the official Vietcong website has a little notice announcing the upcoming patch for Take2's recently released Vietnam based FPS. This new multi-region patch updates and improves numerous features of the retail game, and is expected tomorrow. In the meantime, read more for a detailed fix list ...

'PlanetSide' - Producer Letter & Update Info

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 1:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online send word that a lot of great things are going on with PlanetSide and that they are very close to adding the first new features to the game, additional vehicles. Read more to check out the latest producer letter expressing our ongoing dedication to PlanetSide as well as descriptions of our first two new vehicles coming in the next few weeks.

'Savage: The Battle For Newerth' - Beta Test Phase 2 Launched

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames Publishing, the publisher behind the highly anticipated, genre-busting title Savage: The Battle for Newerth, has launched the next phase of beta testing for the first-ever real-time-strategy-shooter (RTSS). This next phase will open the beta test up to an additional 2000 players – an amount that will double shortly thereafter at the third beta testing stage. Gamers can apply to take part in the beta test, sign up HERE.

'SSX 3' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX 3 allows gamers to go anywhere gravity will take them. Players will discover a colossal mountain where they can immerse themselves in a free-roaming snow paradise. The ultimate all-mountain experience, SSX 3 features all-new events and courses, awe-inspiring tricks, and a cast of cool, customizable characters. Discover the open terrain, explore its hidden crevices, and conquer its peaks. Check out these new xbox screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Men Of Valor: Vietnam - E3 Trailer Part 2
  • Men Of Valor: Vietnam - E3 Trailer Part 3
  • Carve (Xbox) - Trailer
  • Nexuiz - Trailer
  • Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines - E3 Trailer
  • StarWolves - E3 Trailer
  • Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter - Behind The Scenes Trailer
  • BG: Dark Alliance 2 - Trailer #2


  • The Men Of Valor trailers were previously only available on Gamespot & IGN, but have now been made public, except for part 1 which had some copyrighted music and cant be made public (??). Read more for download links ...

'XGRA: Extreme G Racing Association' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the F1 Nurburgring disaster of 2025, the Extreme Gravity Racing Association, or XGRA, was set up as a regulatory governing body for all heavy gravity race events. The XGRA is the future sports equivalent of NASCAR or the FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) – They are the rule makers, organizers and ultimately, the overlords of the racing world. Check these new screens!

'The Simpsons: Road Rage' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play with the Simpsons and become a taxi driver! Pick up characters standing on the road side and carry them to their destination. Drive to a destination within a time limit. If you reach the destination faster than the customer request, you will get a tip. The faster you are, the bigger the tips are! Train your driving techniques, find shortcuts and every possibility to drive faster and get more tips! Join Bart, Homer and the rest of the Simpsons family in this crazy action racing game! Can you become a taxi driver... in the Simpsons way? Check the batch of new screens ...

'Midnight Club II' (Xbox) Races To Stores

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games has shipped Midnight Club II for the Xbox. Midnight Club II is set to be in stores today in North America and on June 20th in Europe.

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 10:29 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 the new Warlock, Hunter, and Druid screens ...

'Metallica' - New Album But Also New Game!

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games today announced that it has signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with renowned rock band Metallica. The contract grants VU Games the worldwide rights to publish and distribute a multi-platform vehicle combat action game featuring music, voice-overs and inspiration from the band. Scheduled for release in 2005, the game will be produced in collaboration with Segnana, Inc. ( www.segnana.com ), a company that partners with Metallica on interactive and online endeavors.

Raven Software Is Hiring For 'Quake 4'

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven Software is looking for a hi-poly modeler who can model sci-fi and fantasy, with an emphasis on realistic science-fiction military characters, bio-mechanical creatures, human and alien weaponry, vehicles, machinery, and world models for Quake 4. The candidate must have experience modeling hi-poly models in the 200,000 to 4,000,000 poly range using Maya or Lightwave. A more realistic modeling style is required with a great understanding of anatomy. Strong artistic/concepting/painting skills would be a major plus, but not required. If you think you got what it takes then apply here!

'Strategy First' One Of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First has ranked number 12 in the PROFIT 100, the 15th annual ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by Profit: Your Guide to Business Success, and took first place among the Quebec finalists. “Being ranked in the Top 20 in Canada and 1st in Quebec is an amazing achievement for us,” says Don McFatridge, President of Strategy First Inc. “The past couple of years have been tough for everyone so to end up where we are among other companies based in Quebec and across Canada makes me very proud.”