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'Kohan II: Kings of War' - Gauri Race Revealed

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Presented in beautifully rendered 3D, Kohan II: Kings of War,a fantasy-based real-time strategy game, allows gamers to lay siege to enemy cities, explore fantastic realms, fight strange creatures, and build a world-spanning empire. Take 2 will be releasing detailed information on each of the races in Kohan II: Kings of War. Read more for details on all of the buildings and units for the Gauri, along with lore and general background info, straight from developer TimeGate Studios.

'Guilty Gear Isuka' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guilty Gear Isuka introduces revolutionary upgrades such as 4-player simultaneous fighting, allowing for 2-on-2, 3-on-1 and 2-player co-op battles. The title also adds new characters to a full roster of returning fighters, all-new fight arenas and multiple new modes of play, including an exciting side-scrolling action game called Boost Mode. Read more for new screens and trailer...

Warner Bros. Purchases Monolith

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Television and film studio Warner Bros. announced today that it has expanded its interactive gaming capabilities by acquiring video game producer Monolith Productions. Read more for details ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 10:51 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 :

  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
  • Evil Genius - Trailer
  • SuperPower 2 - Trailer
  • Juiced - Walkthrough Trailer
  • Fahrenheit - Trailer
  • The Red Star - Kyuzo Trailer

'Xpand Rally' - Multiplayer Demo Delayed

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland announced today that Xpand Rally MP Demo will be postponed until August 26, 2004. “Although it's just a demo version, we want to give players as good product as possible, so we have decided to delay the release of the Xpand Rally MP demo a bit. This additional time will allow us to polish the demo to the stage we originally wanted”, says Pawel Marchewka - Xpand Rally Executive Producer.

'Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure' (PS2) - Game Details

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today revealed some of the details behind its video game collaboration with fashion pioneer Marc Ecko. Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure will represent the culmination of seven years of story and character development by Marc Ecko, himself a graphic artist with deep ties to graffiti and urban culture.

'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Gets Scored

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 7:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that world-renowned DJ Paul Oakenfold is contributing to the lineup of Hollywood artists lending their talent to the highly anticipated game, GoldenEye: Rogue Agent.

'Sacred' Expansion Announced

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 7:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron has updated the official Sacred website with word of an all-new, and FREE, expansion for Sacred. "This year will see the release of SACRED PLUS. This new version will include the addition of new quests, weapons and enemies. Adventurers will also discover the existance of 2 completely new regions to explore." Read more for details ...

'Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring' Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The UK release of The Case of the Silver Earring will be on the 27th of August 2004 complete with a UK only DVD of Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon. Playing as both the detective Sherlock himself and his no less-loved sidekick Dr Watson, the player must investigate their way around massive, sumptuous levels rich in graphical detail, which will delight knowledgeable fans and newcomers alike. Read more for new screens ...

'Starship Troopers' (ALL) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 7:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed internally by Empire's award-winning Strangelite Studio, the game will be released on PC, and all current and next generation consoles. The length of the agreement will allow Empire to produce multiple titles. The game will be based on the movie of the same name and animated series franchise.

'Otogi 2: Immortal Warriors' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 3:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Otogi 2 takes place directly after the events chronicled in the original Otogi - Myth of Demons. Like its predecessor, Otogi 2 is set in Japan and steeped in real-life folklore and mysticism. Raikoh, the famed undead warrior, managed to temporarily save the Japanese population from an onslaught of demons, but had not been able to vanquish them all before returning to his grave.

'Blood Will Tell' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blood Will Tell (Dororo) is a modern day action epic adapted from the classic manga by Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy). Like the original manga the game follows the adventures of Hyakkimaru, a samurai haunted by a shocking secret, who is on a quest to uncover his past and regain his humanity. As a newborn baby he was robbed of every limb, organ and even his flesh and had his humanity replaced with a myriad of ways to deal out death.

'Macrovision' Signs Copy Protection Deal With 'SEGA Europe'

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Macrovision Corporation has signed an agreement with SEGA Europe under which the software publishing giant will use Macrovision's SafeDisc advanced security solution on its forthcoming PC CD-ROM titles.

'The Urbz' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time, Sims are living in the city where reputation (rep) is everything. Players will custom-create these new Sims, called Urbz, by customizing their unique style and building their status to become the biggest "player" in the city. Read more for some new screens, showing off some Eyetoy support...

'Headhunter Redemption' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Headhunter: Redemption is the gripping story of Jack Wade, a veteran Headhunter keeping order in a futuristic world overrun with unchecked consumerism, vicious organized crime and mind-controlling mass media. Read more for some new screens...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Sims 2 you control your Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. With the ground-breaking addition of genetics, your Sims now pass their DNA down through generations, giving you a more vivid and in-depth Sims experience. Every life choice you make has a relevant and dramatic effect on the lifetime of your Sim. It’s up to you to take your Sims from the cradle to the grave, fulfill their dreams, and push them to extremes in The Sims 2.

'Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is based on the special edition "director's cut" version of the game that was released in Japan earlier this year, which features an appearance from one of videogaming's most popular characters, Dante, from Capcom's Devil May Cry series. Read more for 60 new screens or check the trailers...

'ChoroQ' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The ChoroQ brand and toy line--also known as Penny Racers in the U.S.—has its own long-running series of games, and this iteration is by far the most refined. Developed by Takara, ChoroQ uses an updated graphical engine, containing more cars, parts and extras than any previous version. ChoroQ, available exclusively for the PS2, is scheduled for a the fall 2004 release.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3' Demo Coming

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 8:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on Bluesnews that the official RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 website has been updated with an FAQ featuring a bunch of new questions and answers about the upcoming theme-park simulator. Most important is the mention of an upcoming RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 demo: "We hope to release a limited playable demo in September that will be ‘beta’ code and give you a taste of the new RollerCoaster Tycoon 3." Of course we will have it on our fileserver network as soon as it becomes available...

Vote For The New 'Roma Victor' Logo

by Judy on Aug. 11, 2004 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A logo design competition for Roma Victor was announced on March 29th 2004. RedBedlam, developer of the historically authentic MMORPG Roma Victor has announced an online poll to vote for the new Roma Victor logo as designed by their community members.