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Take2/Rockstar Games Acquires Mobius Entertainment

by Rainier on April 8, 2004 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games today announced the formation of Rockstar Leeds through the acquisition of Mobius Entertainment Ltd., a Leeds, England based developer of handheld video games (who previously developed the Max Payne GBA version)..

'Painkiller' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on April 8, 2004 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Dreamcatcher forum (albeit in French) reveals that People Can Fly is already working on the first patch for their FPS Painkiller. There is no specific release date mentioned and details are sketchy, although it is said to fix various fix but more importantly contain new multiplayer maps. Whether this is only for the French/European or also the North American version is not specified, although juding that the game is due out in a matter of days, it will most likely be valid for all versions.

'Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2004 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set to launch during the 60th anniversary of "D-Day", Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers' development team is comprised of former members of the celebrated Fallout 2, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon teams. In addition, the game will utilize the proven Snowblind Studios game engine and challenge players to rise through the ranks in more than 40 levels that recreate some of the most important battles of World War II. Read more for a fresh batch of screens and artwork ...

EA Europe Signs 'Knights of Honor'

by Rainier on April 8, 2004 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SUNFLOWERS today announced that it has signed a European distribution agreement with Electronic Arts for the upcoming Empire Conquering Simulation title, "Knights of Honor". This agreement marks the continuation of the successful cooperation between the two companies, which began 2 years ago with a worldwide publishing agreement for the best-selling ANNO 1503 - The New World.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 8, 2004 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

'Death By Degrees' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 9:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Death By Degrees is an action adventure featuring Nina Williams from the multi-million selling Tekken series. Set prior to the first Tekken game this prequel focuses on the events that lead up to Nina's involvement in the Iron Fist Tournament.

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 9:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Jade Empire" is set in a new fantastical world based on mythical China, where sinister events have upset the peaceful harmony of an isolated martial arts school. Featuring furious action previously found only in Hong Kong cinema, the game lets players master more than 30 fighting styles and a wide range of mystical powers as they embark on a perilous journey, stretching from the Land of Howling Spirits to the lush gardens of the Imperial City.

'100 Bullets' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 9:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An award-wining pulp noir comic, 100 Bullets was created by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, and chronicles the dark, moral-testing exploits of Agent Graves, a rogue member of a secret organization, who provides people with the opportunity of a lifetime -- an attache case containing the proof, the gun, and the carte blanche immunity to exact revenge on a person who's done them an irrevocable wrong. Read more for some screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (NGC) Coming In June - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that the GameCube version of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 will be released in June 2004. Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studios, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic single- and multi-player counter-terrorist experience available anywhere. Read more for details & screens ...

'Yu-Gi-Oh! Reshef of Destruction' (GBA) Announced

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced today that it will release the next installment of the internationally acclaimed Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, Yu-Gi-Oh! Reshef of Destruction for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance. Launching in June 2004, the new Yu-Gi-Oh! role playing game (RPG) recreates the experience of the popular trading card game as it offers fans of the franchise an all-new adventure, featuring 800 unique cards, including all three Egyptian god cards.

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Downloadable Content

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's planes, trains and automobiles . . . well, without the planes. There are two new action-packed multiplayer levels for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 for Xbox now available for download on Xbox Live. There's a trainyard in Heidelberg, Germany that looks deceptively peaceful - make sure you look both ways (and watch your back) before crossing. And only cunning (and the help of your teammates) will get you out of an ominous parking garage in Los Angeles, California. Read more to check out some screens ...

'Rebellion Online' Announced

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spiral Game Studios officially announced the development of their premier title, Rebellion Online. This innovative online SCI FI role-playing game is the first project developed by Spiral Game Studios. Rebellion Online will provide players with the definitive online Science Fiction Fantasy experience with dramatic mission and dungeon crawling in addition to an arsenal of terrifying monsters, combat, and challenging puzzles.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 2:00 p.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 :

  • Shrek 2 - Trailer
  • Half-Life 2 - Trailer (3)
  • Knight's Apprentice: Memorick's Adventures - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Hidden & Dangerous 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 1:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 has released a new patch for Illusion Softworks' squad based shooter Hidden & Dangerous 2. This will bring your retail game to v1.05 and addresses the usual bug fixes, game tweaks, vehicle enhancements but also a new multiplayer map (Normandy2B_mp_zone). Read more for details and download links ...

'Telladar Chronicles: Reunion' Revealed

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MindLink Studio announces the development of a real-time tactical wargame in a fantasy setting, “Telladar Chronicles: Reunion”. The player will take the role of a young knight, who unexpectedly becomes the key figure of the Telladar Empire. After the death of the Emperor, Telladar is at the verge of dissolution. As the Regent and guardian of the only heir, the player must undertake the mission of reuniting the Empire and banishing its enemies, thus changing the destiny of his country and entire world of Miere.

'Painkiller' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games has released another singleplayer demo for its first-person shooter, Painkiller. This demo was previously only featured on magazine cd covers and features the City on Water Level, updated with the latest/retail code. (thanks Blues). Read more for download links ...

'Far Cry Instincts' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 12:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that its award-winning Montreal Studio is currently producing Far Cry Instincts, console versions based on the recently released, tropical PC shooter. The console version will be an entirely new game built from the ground up using the most advanced technology Far Cry fans have come to expect. Read more for details & the first screens...

'Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow' (Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow for the Xbox will launch in August 2004. Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studios, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow improves upon the most successful Xbox Live game of all time with new single- and multi-player missions, new online modes, split-screen for cooperative gameplay, and a host of new features that maximizes the possibilities of Xbox Live. In fact, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow will be the one of the first games to deliver the new Xbox Live 3.0 features to the gaming community.

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox/PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...