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'BF 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2003 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In 1944, the locals of a small Dutch town named Hellendoorn witnessed an odd site on an almost daily basis: a huge missile rising from the forest on a tower of fire and smoke. The Germans had aimed most of these powerful V2 rockets at Antwerp, but now they have a new target: the bridge at Remangen, Germany. If they can destroy this bridge, they can slow down the Allied advance across the Rhine River and into the heart of Germany. Can the Germans launch its missile in time to defeat the Allied campaign?..

Prepare yourself for all-out war in the Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII demo, available tomorrow August 8, 2003..

'BREED' Up Your PC Kit!

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 11:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV just finished the "BREED up your PC" contest and have compiled a package from all of the winners' submissions. The package contains the best wallpapers as well as a specially-designed BREED skin for Windows. Download here 3.95 MB.

BioWare Forms New Development Relationship

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 11:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. and Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. jointly announced a commitment to explore opportunities for collaboration in the development of PC and console games.

"BioWare is currently in the fortunate position of having more attractive looking opportunities on the table than we're capable of implementing while staying true to our fans' expectations of a quality gaming experience. We think several of these opportunities have the potential for critical and commercial success and are interested in exploring ways in which BioWare can expand its capacity to bring these projects to market," said Dr. Greg Zeschuk, Joint CEO, BioWare Corp.

'Nexagon Deathmatch' Demo Available Now

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 11:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A demo for Nexagon Deathmatch "Strategy First's 3D tactical arena combat game" featuring two levels and two pre-made armies is now available for download.. The demo is 201 MB to grab and you find it at 3DGamers here!

HERCULES Introduces 3D Prophet 9600

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

3D Prophet 9600, Hercules' new 256MB mid-range graphics board based on ATI's RADEON 9600 chipset, is about to make a splash in the world of 3D gaming. 3D Prophet 9600 is the highly-anticipated newcomer in Hercules's celebrated range of 3D graphics boards, providing fast, high-quality rendering for a lifelike gaming experience with an excellent performance/price ratio.

'Gladius' (NGC/PS2/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gladius follows the grand saga of two young heroes, Ursula and Valens, as they recruit and train a team of warriors to contend in the fiercely competitive gladiator games. The game supports both single and multiplayer modes and is expected to release spring 2003 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube... Apparently inspired by "the brutal and spectacular gladiator battles of the ancient world". And not a certain movie...Read more for more gladiatorial screenshots, this time with the power bars on and everything.

'Silent Hill 3' (PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America has announced that Silent Hill 3 for the PlayStation 2 has been shipped to stores in North America. The game will include a bonus soundtrack CD featuring music from the game. In Silent Hill 3, players must guide Heather Morris through a series of eerie environments that are overrun with dozens of nasty creatures ranging from split-headed zombie dogs to horribly mutated humanoids.

'Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' (XB) Ships

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has announced that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder has been shipped to stores in North America. Island Thunder is a stand-alone expansion that features 12 different game types as well as 12 multiplayer maps--four of which have been taken directly from the original version of Ghost Recon. Island Thunder also has full support for Xbox Live, allowing players to take squad-based shooting action online..

'Secret Weapons Over Normandy' (PC/XB/PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Secret Weapons Over Normandy brings the historic air battles of that era to PlayStation2, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, and PC this fall. Secret Weapons Over Normandy presents a dynamic, deeply engaging story-driven flight action experience that puts players in control of authentic World War II aircraft and challenges them to undertake the war's most dangerous missions... Today we have nicer copies of some of the editor's day pics, plus one or two new ones.

'Wanted Guns' Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining third person action, horse-riding and sneak'em up assassination with a cinematography inspired rail shooter FPS mode, Wanted Guns is a story driven action game for the PC set in Mexico and the Wild West during the American Civil War. You play as Reverend Devlin, an unforgiving priest whose dubious past as former leader of Los Gauchos, a Mexican gang of gold-thieving gunslingers, has finally come back to haunt him.

Ubi Soft ECTS Lineup

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today revealed its plans for the ECTS (The Electronic Computer Trade Show), one of the industry's major European events of the year.

At stand # 1750, Ubi Soft will be featuring key titles from its Christmas 2003 lineup on leading platforms.

Read more for the lineup!

This Week's Events During The 'Korean War'

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2003 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega Publishing and Plastic Reality request that you take some time to reflect on some of the various forgotten events that took place this week during the Korean War.

'Ulala Is Groovin' Her Way To The PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2003 @ 11:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

AGETEC Inc. today announced that Space Channel 5 Special Edition for the PlayStation2 is groovin' its way to North America this fall. Starring Ulala, an indelible dance diva and space age newscaster, "Space Channel 5 Special Edition" takes players on a futuristic neo-60's adventure delivering two rich storylines, unique visuals, funky tunes and a unique gameplay experience like no other.

'Colin McRae Rally 04' (PS2/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get behind the wheel of Colin McRae Rally 04 and experience the rally game reinvented by the people who invented the rally game.

Due late September for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, Colin McRae Rally 04 takes Codemasters' dominant 6 million-selling series to a new level. The rally gear grinding action is more intense than ever as the series' sublime car handling combines with new championships, custom rallies, new single and multiplayer gaming modes, and unique car part testing challenges to win advanced technology for your car. Everything you could possibly want to know about Colin 4 on one handy press release...

Read more below for facts, facts and even more facts... Included 36 PS2 grabs and 62 Xbox grabs!

'Fire Warrior' FPS Coming 26th September For PC/PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It is the 41st Millennium and there is only war – the next 24 hours could be your last! This is the hugely intimidating scenario facing players of Fire Warrior, the brand new action-packed first person shooter from THQ. The game is set in the dark gothic sci-fi future of the immensely popular world of Warhammer 40,000. Your name is Kais and you're a young Tau warrior set to embark on a journey to become a Fire Warrior by completing your 'Trial by Fire' - your very first combat experience.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2003 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'AquaNox 2: Revelation' English Demo

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2003 @ 7:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood Productions today released the English playable demo of AquaNox 2: Revelation, offering a new chance to try out this submersed 3D action game by Massive Development. This massive demo contains two instant action missions, Convoy Attack and Crawler Hideout, as well as the "Stoney in a Fix" mission from the single-player campaign.. (thanks 3DGamers) Download from 3DGamers here! Other download links here (266 MB)!

No More Waiting For Codo – 'Laser Squad Nemesis' Goes Gold!

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2003 @ 7:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just Play, the strategy game label of independent British publisher Just Flight, have announced that Laser Squad Nemesis has gone gold and will be launched at UK retail in September..

'Tenchu: Return from Darkness' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2003 @ 5:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Authentic ninja action is set to strike on the Xbox with Activision, Inc.'s Tenchu: Return from Darkness. Building on the best-selling Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven for the PS2, Tenchu: Return from Darkness boasts updated design and technical enhancements, new maps and features and support for Xbox Live. The title is being developed by K2, Ltd. in conjunction with Prosoft Corp.. Check out some screens below!

'Project Gotham Racing 2' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2003 @ 4:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Project Gotham Racing 2" is the newest version of the critically acclaimed "Project Gotham Racing" franchise. Rewarding drivers for focusing on speed and style while still taking risks around every corner, "Project Gotham Racing 2" offers circuit-based racing through highly detailed, photorealistic urban environments.. Check out some screens from the Swedish "Stockholm" track!