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'Sacred PLUS' - Expansion Pack Available NOW

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron has released the free "PLUS" expansion pack which will bring your original RPG Sacred up to par with the Sacred Plus retail version. This free expansion includes new quests, weapons and enemies, as well as two new regions to explore. We have the UK & US version of the PLUS expansion pack available. Read more for download links ...

'Asheron's Call 2: Legions' Announced - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine Entertainment Software Corp. announced today that it is developing and publishing its first expansion pack for Asheron's Call 2, called Legions. The expansion will continue the ever-evolving epic adventure that was begun with the graphically groundbreaking massively multiplayer online role playing game Asheron's Call 2.

'Time Crisis: Crisis Zone' (PS2) Ships to Retail

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today that the latest addition to its popular light gun action shooter franchise, Time Crisis: Crisis Zone, has shipped to North American retail outlets.

'Second Sight' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 7:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We revealed this a few weeks ago, but Codemasters PR has finally announced that Second Sight is coming to the PC. Second Sight gives players control of a character endowed with incredible psychic abilities and offers multiple approaches to completing levels either via stealth, dramatic gunplay, psychic powers or a combination of all three. The ability to psychically influence characters and remotely manipulate objects and individuals provides for a totally fresh gameplay dynamic.

'Silent Storm: Sentinels' - v1.1 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 7:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood has released the firtst patch for Nival Interactive's expansion pack Silent Storm: Sentinels. This update brings the UK edition of your retail game to v1.1 and addresses the usual game crashes, bug fixes, balance tweaks, interface improvements, and so forth. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'PlanetSide: Aftershock' Ships To Stores - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 7:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment today announced that it has shipped PlanetSide: Aftershock, the definitive PlanetSide collection. Featuring PlanetSide (the original game that defined the massively-multiplayer online action genre), the PlanetSide: Core Combat expansion pack, and the new BattleFrame Robotics (BFRs) action pack, PlanetSide: Aftershock is the ultimate adrenaline rush for any online action enthusiast.

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Boiling Point: Road to Hell, previously known as Xenus, will combine intense armed combat with exploration and interaction with a vast and seamless open-ended gaming world. Boiling Point: Road to Hell is in development by Ukrainian developer Deep Shadows and is scheduled for release in Spring 2005.

'Capcom Fighting Evolution' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom Fighting Evolution features a diverse cast of characters as well as additional hidden characters from each of the following titles: Street Fighter II, DarkStalkers, Street Fighter III, Red Earth and Street Fighter Alpha.

Activision Does In-Game Product Placement Research

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 1:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using proprietary methodology, Nielsen Entertainment and Activision will conduct a PC-based test to measure in-game product placement among a representative sample of active video game households. The test will incorporate a watermark - an inaudible audio code - that will identify how long and how often players are exposed to various products.

'Hybrid' - Beta Test Signups

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Polished screen shots with an imminent release? No... far from it! Vulcan Software are talking rough textures, unfinished models, sparse worlds, no apparent game play or A.I. and a whole heap of physics and collision technology that needs thoroughly testing on loads of graphics cards and computer configurations

EA Launches PSP Web Portal

by Judy on Oct. 19, 2004 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that it has launched a web portal dedicated to its upcoming games for the Sony PSP handheld videogame system. Starting today, players worldwide can learn about EA’s launch line-up, game features and gain insight from the development team by visiting www.psp.ea.com.

'Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War' (PS2) Title Track Revealed

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 8:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today it has selected “Blurry” from Geffen recording artist Puddle of Mudd to serve as the title track for 'Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War', the company’s next iteration in its premier aerial combat series of games.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 7:32 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 :

  • Auto Assault - Trailer
  • Universal Combat: Hostile Intent - Trailer
  • Miami Vice - Teaser Trailer
  • Darkwatch - Gameplay Trailer
  • Axis And Allies - "Making Of" Part 3 Trailer

'Wish' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wish's highly-scalable server cluster infrastructure allows the game to support tens of thousands of simultaneous players in a single shared world. Wish is the first massively multi player online role playing game that truly tells a story, and lets player actions have lasting implications on the world. Yet more screens ...

'Legend of Kay' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kay's home, the island Yenching, has been invaded by Shun's evil gorilla army and masses of sleazy rats. When the new occupants meddle with his fight training, Kay is livid so he follows his friend Su Ling to offer some armed resistance. An action packed adventure drives Kay through all of Yenching to the heart of evil; the flaming fortress of Waa-Lo. Check out the new screens ...

'Medieval Conquest' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 3:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval Conquest takes you on a heroic quest to save your kingdom and bring an end to a great evil that has plagued the land. Forge a thriving fantasy kingdom through exploration and conquest. Global Star has released a demo for its RTS/RPG title 'Medieval Conquest', no specific details are available at this point. Read more for download links ...

'Universal Combat: Hostile Intent' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 3:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unlike our previous games which featured extensive gameplay but much complexity, Universal Combat – Hostile Intent (UCHI), is a pure combat focused action game based on the Universal Combat core engines.

'Ghost in the Shell : Stand Alone Complex' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandai America today announced that "Ghost in the Shell : Stand Alone Complex" has gone gold. Available exclusively for the PS2, "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex" is a fast-paced action game based on the chart-topping television series of the same name by anime legend Masamune Shirow.

'GoldenEye: Rogue Agent' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Going where no previous James Bond game has dared to tread, the upcoming GoldenEye: Rogue Agent first-person shooter from Electronic Arts breaks all the rules by transporting players to the dark side of the Bond universe to experience life as a high-rolling, cold-hearted villain. Read more for new screens ..

'Cops 2170: The Power Of Law' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 18, 2004 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

COPS 2170: The Power of Law is a colorful hybrid of tactical strategy and RPG elements where players take on the role of a rookie cop as she patrols the mean streets of a futuristic, cyberpunk metropolis. Read more for details and a few new screens ...