by Rainier on June 25, 2003 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Players assume the role of different characters from multiple sides of the Allied forces and experience the bonding and brutality of war as they fight alongside their squad mates through a variety of missions, including battlefield assaults, search and rescue, stealth, sabotage, vehicle chases and tank battles. Heeding the call of duty, gamers step into the boots of a U.S. paratrooper, a British commando and a Russian infantryman as they take on the Nazi War machine through pivotal World War II battles and authentic military campaigns. Read more for some new screens from the battle in Ste. Mere Eglise.
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 9:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under
BC is a hugely innovative action game set in a brutal, fully simulated prehistoric world in the shadow of a potentially devastating natural disaster. It’s the story of an intense struggle for survival in a hostile environment governed by a food chain’s worth of violent predatory creatures. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under
If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (and requires the latest v1.4 update patch). Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 4:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are about to embark on a whole new videogame adventure filled with arcade-style kick-butt action that will leave you shell-shocked. TMNT continues the series' famous style of "beat 'em up" gameplay, now with cell-shaded 3D graphics, an engaging storyline, a full cast of characters, and the voices from the new TMNT animated TV show airing Saturday mornings on FOXBOX. Breaking out their shells in October 2003, TMNT will be available on the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA and PC. Check these new screens ...
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 4:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under
An accidental hero finds himself on a remote tropical paradise, where a madman plays God; engineering various species of enhanced creatures to replace what he believes is a genetic dead-end… mankind. The game is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced net-generation weaponry and equipment. Check the new screens ...
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Genki is revving up to immerse players in the "fast and furious" street racing lifestyle defined by cool cars and non-stop action. Players will feel the ultimate rush of nitrous-infused speed as they race their ultimate rides through the beautifully rendered city streets of Los Angeles to the pulsing beat of more than 35 musical tracks. You can expect The Fast And The Furious to appear on store shelves (being published by Vivendi) in the fourth quarter 2003 (PS2) while the Xbox version is scheduled for early 2004. Read more for download links ..
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Fan site Max Payne Headquarters
has posted up the first scanned screenshots (from a game magazine but does not mention which) from Remedy's upcoming third person crime action game Max Payne 2. Check them out here... If you want to read some reactions to those screens (including comments from Remedy), head over to the 3D Realms forum
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 2:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Noticed on HomeLAN
that Activision's Doug Pearson has posted up a note on the Ritualistic forums
with an update on their plans for the Star Trek: Elite Force II (already available in Europe, coming later this week in North America). Specifically a beta fix will soon be tested and later released for dedicated servers to no longer require the game to be in the CD-Rom drive, as well as mod tools for the community.
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under
TechRanch USA, a resource founded and funded by BizDev, Inc. announced today that TechRanch Roundup, a monthly column dedicated to delivering relevant, timely information and business strategies to independent game developers worldwide, is now available
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under
PanVision sent out word that they have launched the official website
for IDOL FX's vampire-inspired FPS Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi. The site sports the usual story details, game features, screenshots (posted here last week
), as well as a previously released trailer (local mirror here
). Go check it out!
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The Nintendo Fusion Tour, headlined by Evanescence, one of the hottest new bands in the country, brings fully immersive entertainment from the worlds of music and cutting-edge gaming to 25 cities across North America. The tour kicks off in Los Angeles on Aug. 4 and ends in the Pacific Northwest in late September. Read more for details ...
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Thrustmaster has taken the pole position in the race to create multi-platform accessories and is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of its Universal 360 Modena Racing Wheel. Under official license from Ferrari, Universal 360 Modena is 100% compatible with all video game consoles on the market: PlayStation2, PS one, GameCube and Xbox.
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Codemasters has confirmed that IndyCar Series, the official video game of the U.S. open-wheel Indy Racing League, has shipped for the Xbox. The Xbox version features enhanced graphics and allows for four player support, and is priced competitively at a $39.99 MSRP.
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under
EA has released the first screens for the next installment in their Total Club Manager franchise. No game details as to what we can expect in TCM 2004 are available at this point, so these screens will have to do for now .. Read more and njoy!
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Codemasters has released a new multiplayer map for their stealth/action game IGI2: Covert Strike. The new Area27 multiplayer map is set indoors at the Lab. Conspiracy are attacking the lab, their final objective to place and explode their bomb. IGI's job is to stop them at all costs. Use the multiple entry points, corridors and tunnels to gain access. That chinese bloke is counting on you. After an initial release and then removal
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today that "Outlaw Volleyball" has gone gold and has been released to manufacturing (Rated "M" by the ESRB; Xbox Live; shipping: July 8). Developed by New Jersey-based Hypnotix Inc., OUTLAW VOLLEYBALL will deliver a spanking good time with hardcore gameplay, the hottest babes in any videogame, and the trademark humor that the 'Outlaw' series is known for.
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Fox Int. & EA have launched the official website
for their upcoming sci-fi console game Aliens versus Predator: Extinction. The site sports some new, but tiny, screens, game features, info, trailer and the usual other tidbits. small details about the game & features, several new (low res) screenshots, the first trailer, and more. Aliens versus Predator: Extinction (based loosely on the Aliens & Predator movies) is expected in stores for PS2/Xbox this summer. Go check it out
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Midway Sports Asylum announced today that Freestyle MetalX, the first true freestyle motocross game, has shipped for the PlayStation 2 with the Xbox and the Nintendo GameCube versions to follow.
by Rainier on June 24, 2003 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Gamers can suit up for top-secret covert operations with the release of Activision's highly anticipated first-person action game, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix, for the Xbox. Based on the critically acclaimed PC title from Raven Software, the game features all of the intense, gritty action found in the original, plus full Xbox Live support for mayhem-packed, all-out multi-player combat. Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix for the Xbox is currently available at North American retail outlets for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and carries an "M" (Mature -- Blood, Violence -- content suitable for persons ages 17 and older) rating by the ESRB.