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Club Manager - Your Club - Your Game

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just Football have pulled off what must be the biggest multi sku release of a PC game ever. With 17 versions of Club Manager shipping out of their warehouse in the last week, Just Football have completed a logistical challenge bigger even than some of their main stream publishing competitors.

4am Signs 'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

4am Entertainment brings all of the sci-fi action and atmosphere from films like Aliens and Blade Runner and moulds it together into a frantic action RPG shooter, boasting over 160 hours of solid gameplay and four unique characters to control – each having two different possible endings. 2083 is the time period of 4am's latest game 'Restricted Area', offering an all action RPG set in an apocalyptic future, where the player takes on the characteristics of one of four freelance mercenaries. Read more for details & a few new screens ...

Mulberry GBA SP Case

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Game Boy Advance SP, the most stylish games console in the world, can now be seen in the most luxurious carry case in the world. Leather specialist Mulberry has designed this winter's number one fashion accessory – the Game Boy Advance SP carry case.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs' More Than 2 Million Units Sold

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today that SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, the sequel to the number one online console game and "Greatest Hit" title, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs, set a new standard for online console gaming in its first two days of release, even before the title was in full retail distribution. Expanding on the success of the original, which has sold more than two million units worldwide, the highly anticipated sequel, released on November 4th, quickly bumped its predecessor from the number one online console game spot. On November 4th, the two titles in the SOCOM franchise ranked as the number one and number two online console games in terms of simultaneous players, and the user base is quickly growing.

Experience The Fear Factor With 'Ghosthunter'

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe invites you to step into the deadly world of Ghosthunter, a ghoulish action-adventure game developed for PlayStation2 by SCEE Studio Cambridge, the Bafta Award winning developer behind Primal, C-12: Final Resistance and the MediEvil Series.

XSN Sports Serves Up 'Top Spin'

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tennis is a nice game. Women wear pretty white dresses and men wear collared shirts and hit a little ball over the net in a civilized manner, but Microsoft's XSN Sports is about to change all of that. Tennis is going to get a huge dose of attitude. Microsoft Game Studios today announced that "Top Spin," the highly anticipated tennis game exclusively for the Xbox, will take its serve and volley game to store shelves in the UK on the 7th November for an estimated retail price of £39.99.

'XIII' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

XIII features a conspiracy of epic proportions, and players will unravel clues behind the story’s compelling and mysterious events. XIII includes themes of amnesia, in which players must uncover sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and even the president himself. The only clues players have are the roman numerals XIII tattooed on their shoulder and a key to a safe deposit box in a New York bank. Read more for some new screens ...

'Cold Winter' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 3:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cold Winter is set in a dark world of global espionage, full of international intrigue, action and suspense. This story of a disavowed secret agent unfolds through three different threads and takes place in eight distinct environments that are as gritty as they are beautiful. 13 single player missions are woven into the three story threads of the game; Cold Winter will also incorporate a variety of immersive environments, from the dank hopelessness of a Chinese prison, to the exotic beauty of cities like Cairo and Hong Kong. Read more for a fresh batch of screens ...

'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 3:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Battle for Middle-earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses. Prepare for war by creating offensive and defensive strategies set in the memorable battle locations taken straight from the big screen. The Battle for Middle-earth RTS game will utilize the digital assets created for the films and will feature exclusive voiceover from the real actors as well as actual movie footage from the three films.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 2:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games & TriSynergy Sign 'World War II Online'

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 1:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and TriSynergy have signed a development agreement with Playnet and Cornered Rat Software. Playnet and Cornered Rat Software are the online operators and developers of the award-winning MMOG, "World War II Online".

'Desert Combat' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The DesertCombat team has released the next major public alpha of DesertCombat. Public Beta 0.5L features a slew of bug fixes and additions aimed at creating on of the best war game experiences on the PC. In this stage of development each is roughly balanced with some minor advantages to each, making gameplay much more fun and exciting. Read more for download links ...

GMX Media Signs 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 7:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the PC adventure title – Journey to the Centre of the Earth in the UK, Scandinavia and Portugal. “Inspired by the classic Jules Verne novel with the same name, the game promises to be as exciting as the book.” Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. Read more for details & screens ...

'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check a few new screens and a few trailers ...

'Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 6:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment in association with top video game developer Genki Co., Ltd., is offering gamers the opportunity to rev up their engines as they tear up 200 miles of scenic highway in its new racing game, Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3, for the PlayStation2. For players who enjoyed navigating the open roads of Tokyo in Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero, the game offers realistic drives along the highways of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. Check these 35 screens ...

'The Sims Bustin' Out' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 6:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy! Read more for some new screens ...

'Roadkill' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced that RoadKill, a mission-based, post-apocalyptic combat driving game, has shipped for the Nintendo GameCube. Set in a post-apocalyptic world destroyed by a plague and ruled by gangs, RoadKill allows players to unleash havoc in 40 vehicles with weapons such as machine guns, guided missiles and homing rockets. Assuming the role of the mercenary, players must build a gang following as they battle rival gangs, city guards and anyone else that gets in the way.

'America's Army: Operations' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The US Army has released the promised patch for America's Army: Operations. This upgrade brings their team-based multiplayer game to v 2.0 and adds a new Special Forces character class, new Indigenous Forces, new SF weapons (the SOPMOD M4 carbine, Special Purpose Rifle and Thermite Grenade), new OpFor weapons (Vss Vintorez and AKS-74U), 3D Ironsights, in-game IRC Chat Client, half a dozen new maps, and numerous other improvements and fixes (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...

'Contract Jack' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 2:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Contract Jack (developed by Monolith Productions) is a standalone action experience focused on giving PC action gamers what they want: More action, less stealth, and more robust multiplayer gameplay. Contract Jack has gone gold and can be expected in stores Tuesday, November 11th as planned. Sierra has now released the promised singleplayer demo, featuring two missions (Chapter 2: Trial by Gunfire and Chapter 4: Danger Danger!). Read more for download links ...

'Chrome' - Updated Singleplayer Demo

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 2:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Techland has released an updated singleplayer demo for their sci-fi shooter Chrome. The demo is now up to date with the latest v1.1.1.0 code and still features the same tutorial and one full level (thanks Blues). Read more for download links ...