THQ Ships 'Splashdown Rides Gone Wild' For PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 6:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of Rainbow Studios' Splashdown Rides Gone Wild, the sequel to the critically acclaimed, top-selling Splashdown. The game marks the first Rainbow Studios' title published by THQ since the company acquired Rainbow in 2002. The game is now available exclusively for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system at retail outlets throughout North America for the suggested retail price of $39.99.

'Freaky Flyers' (PS2/XB/NGC) Ships

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 6:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Freaky Flyers, the first-and-only, fast-and-furious, 3-D airplane cart racing-adventure game, has shipped for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube.

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (ALL) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This sequel is being developed as a multiplatform title and is slated for release in the first quarter of 2004. The game will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage... Read more to check out first five multi-format screenshots.

Take 2 Interactive Software Europe Release Schedule

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 4:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 Interactive Software Europe was so kind and send over their Europe release schedule for AUGUST, SEPTEMBER and OCTOBER month, 2003.. Read more to check it out!

Modern Mod Alpha For 'GTA: Vice City' Released

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 4:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali have posted first alpha version of Modern Mod, very interesting custom addon for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City with 35 new modern cars or motorbikes, which replaces the original one's from 80's.

Complete list of all new models - including Nissan R390 GT1, Lamborghini Diablo, Ferrari F40, Porsche 911 Carrera, Mercedes Benz, Ducati 996, BMW M5 and more vehicles with their real look, design of engine or dashboard - can be found here.

Also check out 45 screenshots grabbed while playing Modern Mod here!

Download links (357 MB)..

'The King of Route 66' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 4:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The King of Route 66 can make a road-hardened warrior out of anyone! Get ready to experience life as a real American hero. Battle with the evil Tornado Corporation and their army of goons while you try to win the hearts of the beautiful Queens of the road. Hop in the seat of one of 5 giant 18-wheel trucks and blaze a nitro-fuelled path to glory across the United States. Each mode of play delivers amazing graphics, unique goals, and fully customizable trucks for over 30 hours of intense trucking action. Over 40 characters each with their own unique story and voice populate the turbulent ribbon of asphalt and you're going to have to meet them all. Most will be terrible foes that will stop at nothing to keep you from your goal, but 8 special ladies are guaranteed to be plenty friendly if you drive home the goods! Read more for a fact sheet that fell off the back of a lorry and some new screens!

Mindscape Announces The Release Of 'Hannibal' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mindscape today served gamers a slice of liver 'with some fava beans and a nice Chianti' with the announcement of Hannibal - The Game, an action-packed first person adventure for PC in November priced £29.99.

Due to be published by ARXEL TRIBE, Hannibal - The Game brings all the suspense, fear and psychology of Ridley Scott's original movie release to the PC, with a unique blend of action, adventure, investigation and a new plot; enough to whet the appetite of the tubbiest man-eater.

'Echelon: Wind Warriors' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Echelon: Wind Warriors is the next evolution in futuristic flight combat that delivers the latest technical and gameplay innovations demanded by today's experienced game playing audience without sacrificing accessibility for newcomers. Players fly a variety of futuristic aircraft through a number of new missions set on a spectacular continent that takes seven hours of real-time flying to cross... Today we serve up ten gusty screenshots to keep you going till next month's release.

Galactic Conquest Patch 0.1B & Black Bag Op Update

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Galactic Conquest team has released a patch for the Starwars based mod. In this patch they fixed the lag in the multiplayer mode and some other changes. The patch is 7,4MB to download and includes loads of fixes and changes.. More info and download here!

From Black Bag Operations comes a new update for their Remote BF 1942 Admin tool. This new update brings BFSM up to version BFSM 2.0 beta 3f. More about whats new in the latest update and download here!

Star Wars RPG For Xbox Sells Through More Than 270,000 Units

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts’ Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, a new role-playing game for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, has flown off store shelves at light speed in its first two weeks of availability, selling more than 270,000 units. The game, which debuted July 16, set a new record for Xbox game sales, selling through its initial allocation in its first four days of release.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2003 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Face of Mankind' - Heaven's End Part 2

by Thomas on Aug. 3, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official background story of Face of Mankind continues. Read about it in Heaven's End - Part 2 and find out what happened to Raif Sevrance and the young girl Alinea.

Face of Mankind is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) in a persistent world. Thousands of players throughout the world can compete in a realistic and futuristic world of the 24th century. It combines an epic story-driven mission system over years with a complex economic system which can also affect the story deeply.

'GORKY ZERO' Trailer Released

by Thomas on Aug. 3, 2003 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metropolis Team invites you to download GORKY ZERO trailer. The trailer is 48MB to download and can be found here!

The action of Gorky Zero takes place a few years before the times of Gorky 17 as we participate in one of Sullivan's first missions that is a secret operation in the Ukraine. The game belongs to a popular sneak-em-up genre, and its action takes place in a real time. Cole Sullivan prefers to stay in the shadow but in the face of a real threat, he can pull out a gun and get rid of all his enemies.

Targetware Online Flight Sim Beta Test

by Thomas on Aug. 3, 2003 @ 12:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Targetware, LLC is pleased to announce the availability of the Targetware Online Flight Sim System for public download and testing.

Targetware is a massively-multiplayer, high-fidelity combat flight sim system that gives players total control over their flight sim environment. The first three flight simulators using the Targetware system, Target Rabaul (WWII), Target Korea (Korean War), and Target Flanders (WWI), can be easily downloaded from within the Targetware interface. Online play is free during the Open Beta period.

More info and download here!

New BFC Development Forum Up And Running

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2003 @ 12:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Michael Rowland, Community Liaison Officer @ Codemasters posted up following information on our forum today.

Theres a new dev forum for Battlefield Command over at the codemasters website. In it are some new screen shots for the new RTS game.

The second dev update has now been posted on the forum with some nice in development screenies of the AT guns and an odd looking armoured car.

Click here to check it out!

'Half-Life 2' - Bugbait Trailer Available NOW

by Thomas on Aug. 1, 2003 @ 11:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve unleashed the sixth Half-Life 2 video via Valve's Steam distribution program. The new Bugbait trailer runs for about 3 minutes (the longest one so far) and showing off more gameplay footage from this upcoming FPS. Read more for download links ....

'Killzone' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 1, 2003 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we posted up information regarding Sony today finally released the first official details of the highly-touted PS2 shooter Killzone. Read more for the screenshots!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As Part #2

by Thomas on Aug. 1, 2003 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Tron 2.0' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Aug. 1, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Games has released an updated demo for Tron 2.0 that is based on a more-polished version of the game than the demo released last month and includes a single-player level and several multiplayer options thanks gamespot. Read more for download links ...

'Shadowlands' Available August 26

by Thomas on Aug. 1, 2003 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom's expansion pack Shadowlands for Anarchy Online has gone gold and will ship on August 26. The expansion pack will include the full version of Anarchy Online, Anarchy Online - Notum Wars and Anarchy Online – Shadowlands, as well as one month of included game-time for new accounts. (thanks GameSpyDaily). Read more for features!