A new European player is about to enter the games publishing market, as 4AM Entertainment (4AM) prepares to unveil its debut range of PC game titles in August and September of this year. 4AM is based in the UK (games division) and Germany (music division), with development partners in Taiwan and Korea. Read more for details, or check the previousy posted material on one of their upcoming games, "The Fate."
A young warrior stands alone, unarmed and with only 1,000 gold pieces to his name... So far, so familiar to fans of role-playing games (RPGs). However, while it may begin in traditional style, it's not long before 4AM Entertainment's debut release, The Fate, takes RPG fans to places which they've never before encountered. Read more for details and the first screens ...
Rockstar Games has started shipping Midnight Club II for the PC. The highly anticipated title is set to be in stores on July 2nd in North America and on July 11th in Europe.
WWW43 is an action CRPG set during the Second World War. It’s a game brimming with adventures and humour but also with many battles. The hero of the game manages to board a German submarine after his boat was hit by a torpedo. It soon becomes apparent that the submarine is on a secret mission to Africa. This is where the story starts and from there on involves Wunderwaffe, ancient artefacts, trusty Leon the camel and many marrows... The 'World Wide War 1943' web site sports tons of information and screenshots, go check it out!
Time Crisis 3 marks the return of Namco's premier light-gun shooting franchise. Compatible with the GUNCON2 light-gun, this fast-paced shooter delivers superior shooting action and supreme excitement. A new weapon select system enables players to chose from 4 weapons (machine gun, hand gun, shotgun and grenade) and optimize their game play strategy. Time Crisis 3 includes the original arcade game as well as console-exclusive game modes. Sniper combat provides intense and lethal sharp-shooting action, sure to be a winning combination for this popular franchise. Check the new screens ...
Electronic Arts today announced that The Sims Bustin' Out is in development for the GBA at the company's Walnut Creek-based Maxis studio in conjunction with Griptonite Games, an Amaze Entertainment Studio. For the first time, Game Boy Advance players will be able to experience the zany and unpredictable world of The Sims. Players will be able to take direct control of their Sim to explore all-new Game Boy Advance exclusive locations as they work their way from rags to riches. The Sims Bustin' Out GBA version will support connectivity with the GameCube and is scheduled for simultaneous release with The Sims Bustin' Out on all current-generation console platforms in December 2003.
Blizzard Entertainment announced today that "Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne," the eagerly-awaited expansion set to the fastest-selling PC game ever, is now in stores. Available in 11 different languages worldwide, the game has received initial orders totaling more than 2.5 million copies.
Activision Inc. filed a breach of contract suit alleging media giant Viacom Inc. isn't adequately exploiting the Star Trek franchise, thereby diminishing the value of the video game developer's license to produce Star Trek-themed games. In 1998, Activision entered a 10-year licensing arrangement with Viacom that gave it exclusive rights to produce Star Trek titles across all gaming platforms.
- Wings of Honour Q&A with City Interactive's Pawel Jagora on HomeLAN
- Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy Q&A with LucasArts' Ronda Scott on JK3Files.com
- Lagsters Q&A with members of Boolat Games on GameSpot
- Alter Echo Q&A with Andy Abramovici of THQ on Team Xbox
- Kya: Dark Lineage Q&A with Eden Studios' David Nadal/Nour Polloni on GameSpy
- Dark Fall Q&A with Jonathan Boakes of XXv Productions on Gamer's Pulse
- Chrome Q&A with Bartek Paul of Techland on The Armchair Empire
- HALO Q&A with Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford on Telefragged
Developed by Freeform Interactive, Purge players become members of the Order and the Chosen, with each side seeking elimination of the enemy and individual party survival. Players receive rewards as they win battles and complete objectives throughout gameplay. In addition, Purge offers several map options, innovative weaponry and extensive player customization to enhance the online war experience. The main feature of this patch is a new map, Cargo Depot. This update also adds new player request changes from the Purge forums, new GM powers, and tweaks to the Proteus map. Read more for download links ...
Providing an exciting opportunity to take part in the largest breakout in history from the "escape proof" Stalag Luft III German POW camp, gamers are invited to participate in the most memorable and famous motorbike scene in ever to emerge in Hollywood. SCI has now released a demo their stealth action game "The Great Escape". The demo features 2 levels from the game, "Struggle In The Mountains" and "On The Run!" Read more for details and download links ...
Diversions Entertainment will release a Limited Test for the OMF Message Board of www.omf.com in July 2003. This Limited Test will become the game demo to be released during the launch of One Must Fall: Battlegrounds in Q3, 2003. 10,000 downloads will be provided for the Limited Test including OMF keepsakes available with game presales.
Team Terminator has released a patch for their Beta v1.0 for their tactical multiplayer mod for Quake 3, True Combat. Some of the features of this mod are: new player models with new animations, all weapons animated including reload animations, smoke and flashbangs effects, knife impacts on environment, new gamemodes, and much more. The new Patch fixes quite some nasty stuff we overlooked or that turned out to need improvements. Read more for details and download links ...
Already revealed last week in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine, new publisher Access Games has released new screens for their PS2 game Spy Fiction. The game, which took three years to plan and has been in development for two years, is an action game that allows players to experience numerous Hollywood-style spy scenes. The character designer for the game is Range Murata (Groove on Fight, Submarine No. 6). Read more to check out some new screens ...
Championship Manager 4 is the next generation of football management games offering more players, leagues and competitions than any other title. For the first time ever in the series, Championship Manager 4 features a 2D match engine enabling you to make tactical decisions as the action unfolds. This update contains all the fixes from the previous three previous enhancement packs, plus a lot of new features, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes, but no database update. Read more for details and download links ....
Northland is a Stand-alone Adventure Strategy game. The exciting plot tells the story of Viking God Loki who tried to take revenge on Godfather Odin for his banishment from Asgard to Earth. For that he abuses our four human heroes with his intrigues and traps. The story begins where the plot of "Cultures 2 - The Gates of Asgard" ended. Yet another demo off PCGUK's demo disc, this one features 2 big maps for you to divide, splice and rule over. Your objective is not simply to dominate but you can negotiate a treaty between 2 warring Eskimo tribes. Exploration is the route to success and make sure to check out the chests littering the landscape. (Mucho Gracias Andy) Read more for download links where to grab goodies...
The founders of the company that created popular computer game series "Diablo" have left their positions at a unit of game publisher Vivendi Universal Games, the company said in a statement on Monday. The high-profile departures come at a crucial time for Vivendi Universal Games, which is the object of a possible sale by French media conglomerate Vivendi Universal. Read more for details ...
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 :
- Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness - Intro
- Soul Calibur 2 - Trailer
- Eve Of Destruction 20% - Trailer
- Deus Ex 2: Invisible War - Trailer #1
- Deus Ex 2: Invisible War - Trailer #2
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Straigth off this months PCGamer cover cd comes Monolith's demo for their upcoming action based on the Tron movie from 20 years ago. The Tron 2.0 demo features a Light Circle tutorial where you several AI controlled opponents in a 4 way duel in the Conscripts Duel Arena. After the tutorial you can get on the internet and battle it out online. The full Corrupted Sector map is included, playable over LAN or the net with up to 16 teams (Mucho Gracias Andy). Read more for download links ...
The Pirates of the Caribbean Website has word that Pirates of the Caribbean (formerly known as Akella's Sea Dog's II) is shipping to stores. Not much for words, the simple announcement is: "We are pleased to announce that Pirates of the Caribbean for Xbox and PC has begun shipping, and will be in stores in early July." (thanks Bluesnews)
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