Stars of 'Star Wars' Coming to Gen Con Indy

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since 1977 the public has been enamoured with the Star Wars film sagas, and now fans of the five films will thrill to learn the line-up of celebrities from these films who will be attending Gen Con Indy. Gen Con, LLC and C2 Ventures are pleased to announce the official line-up for the Star Wars saga celebrities who will be on hand at to meet and greet fans and sign autographs at Gen Con Indy, July 24 – 27, 2003.

'Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This first-ever campaign disk for the Xbox will not require players to have a retail copy of the original game to enjoy a new Ghost campaign. Both new recruits and seasoned vets who earned their stripes playing the original Xbox game will enjoy the camaraderie of the shared battlefield. Xbox Live soldiers can experience the intensity of the front lines side-by-side with their battlefield brothers while covering each others' backs and calling out commands using the Xbox Live Communicator headset. Check these 10 new screens showing off multiplayer action ...

'Breed' - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-em up, which skillfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player's perceived freedom within the game world. Utilising both first- and third-person viewpoints, players can freely take control of a variety of units and vehicles – from standard ground troops to APCs and Dropships – to do battle with The Breed, both in orbit and on the Earth's surface. The objective is simple: Halt the invasion of The Breed and stop the destruction of mankind. Check these 5 new screens ...

'NCAA Football 2004' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) In Stores Today

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kicking off the 2004 EA SPORTS videogame season, NCAA® Football 2004, the fastest growing football videogame franchise from Electronic Arts Inc., is available in stores today. Last year, NCAA Football 2003 was the number two selling football game behind Madden NFL 2003, but ahead of the pro football games from every other publisher.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 10:39 a.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 :

  • Half-Life 2 - 'Docks' Trailer
  • Dungeon Siege 2 - Trailer
  • Hunter The Reckoning Redeemer - Trailer
  • Dungeon And Dragons Heroes - Trailer
  • Endless Ages 'Battle Of Chaos' - Trailer


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

'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi and Interplay announced today Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader has gone gold. This original PC role-playing game from award-winning Black Isle Studios, and developed by Reflexive Entertainment, combines an intriguing story of alternate medieval history and fast paced real-time combat. It also features the SPECIAL system for character advancement previously found in the Fallout series of PC games. Hordes of monsters, hundreds of weapons and items and over 60 spells are found in the game to challenge your combat and spell-casting abilities. Get ready to enter a hauntingly familiar yet fantastically foreign world to our own.

'Unreal II: The Awakening' Coming To Xbox For Holiday 2003

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is bringing Unreal II: The Awakening to the Xbox this Holiday season. Unreal II: The Awakening is the follow-up to Epic Games’ 1998 smash PC hit, Unreal. The Xbox version of the game will include console specific enhancements and exclusive multiplayer modes playable on Xbox Live. Read more for details ...

Global Star Announces 'Mall Tycoon 2' - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced plans to release Mall Tycoon 2 for the PC. Under development at Fusion Digital, Global Star plans to incorporate all the features of the popular original Mall Tycoon which to date has sold more than 300,000 copies, while adding scores of new features and improvements. Global Star Software currently plans to release Mall Tycoon 2 in the fall of 2003, just in time to double your shopping pleasure for Christmas. Read more for the first screens ...

'Vietcong' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pterodon and Illusion Softworks have released a new patch for their squad-based tactical shooter Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.30 and adresses some game crashes and cheats, adds some gameplay improvement as well as beefing up network code thanks Tiscali. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Rainbow Six 3' Exclusively On Xbox Console - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today announced that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six3, the next installment of the best-selling Rainbow Six series of games, is a console exclusive for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in 2003. Rainbow Six 3 is a whole new game for Xbox, based on the universe Ubi Soft brought to gamers with Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six. The title - the first Rainbow Six game for a next-gen console - will release in time for the exciting Christmas 2003 market exclusively on Xbox. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost' - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. A new batch of screens for your enjoyment!

'Otogi: Myth of Demons' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in ancient Japan and steeped in real-life folklore and mysticism, "Otogi - Myth of Demons" is the story of Raiko, an undead warrior who must stop a ferocious demonic army that has been unleashed upon the Earth. As a long-forgotten doomsday myth materializes, Raiko must quickly master more than 30 weapons and 12 varieties of magic to dispatch endless hoards of demon warriors, massive boss characters and everything else that gets in his way. Read more for new screens ...

'Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death is based on the legendary comic strip Judge Dredd, published in 2000AD every week since 1977. It will be a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death. The game will also have extensive multiplayer modes, enabling ferocious splitscreen or online play and will use Rebellion's versatile new Asura engine. Read more to check out some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 3:35 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 :

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Oblivion Lost - Trailer
  • FirePower - Trailer
  • Massive Assault - Trailer


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

'WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 3:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As was announced a few weeks ago Blizzard has released a new patch for their 3D real-time strategy game WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.11, its main purpose is to make the game compatible with their recently released "The Frozen Throne add-on", as well as a few other fixes & tweaks (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'Powerdrome' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Twelve champions from the far ends of the galactic hegemony compete for an interstellar trophy by racing their Blades - jet-engined, anti-gravity aircraft. The drama-filled competition is staged at break-neck speeds around spectacular tracks. The game features 24 circuits across 8 dramatic environments, ranging from a sub-tropical Ocean Dam to a race on and under a terraformed ring-world. Read more to check 10 new screens ...

'C&C: Generals' - Update Patch Coming This Week

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

C&C: Generals producer Harvard Bonin has put up a post on the official Generals forum board that they have submitted the new v1.6 update patch to the Q&A department, and it should be available somewhere this week. You can check the forum post right here...

'Freedom Fighters' (NGC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is pleased to announced that Freedom Fighters (formerly known as Freedom: Soldiers of Liberty) will now ship on GameCube in addition to the PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC (Fall 2003). In a world where the Soviet Union won the Cold War, a fierce conflict is unfolding in the streets of America. Taking on the role of Christopher Stone, players evolve from an average New Yorker into a fearless patriot who recruits and leads an army of freedom fighters in the streets of New York City. Freedom Fighters combines the depth of a squad based game with the intensity of an action-packed war game that unfolds in the streets, subways, and buildings of the city. Read more for the first screens ...

'The Bloody Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2003 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bloody Magic is single and multiplayer, 3rd person RPG for PC where the weapon of choice is magic. The game is set in a richly detailed medieval-style world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development. The Bloody Magic is different from most other popular RPG titles in that the player characters are all of one type: magician. There are over a dozen different fields of magic, allowing players many choices for specialization. Check a few new screens ...