'Combat Mission: Afrika Korps' - New Features

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 1:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Afrika Korps is a 1-2 player, hybrid turn-based/realtime 3D simulation of WWII tactical warfare in parts of the Mediterranean Theater including Italy, North and East Africa and Crete from 1940 to 1945. It is based on the award winning engine of Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin..

Nintendo GameCube US Sales Update

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 1:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official numbers are in, and they confirm that Nintendo GameCube is upending the console video game market. The Sept. 25 price drop of Nintendo GameCube to an MSRP of $99.99 continues to have a massive ripple effect throughout the video game industry, according to October's Toy Retail Sales Tracking Service (TRSTS).. More about it below!

'¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Honor, Family, Tradition...and Donuts!" Ubisoft announces that "¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code" has shipped on the Game® Boy Advance. Based on the hugely popular Warner Bros. Animation series airing on Kids' WB!, "¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code" places gamers into the wild, colorful world of "¡Mucha Lucha!" and is set in The Foremost World-Renowned International School of Lucha. If you are like me and have no idea what this is about, read more to check out some screens & trailer...

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' (PS2/Xb) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 2:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In this gritty and darkly humorous 3rd person action adventure, players join the courageous Brotherhood of Steel, whose mission is to maintain peace in the grim post-apocalyptic world of Fallout. Battling raiders, mutants and a host of radioactive nightmares, players attempt to save the scattered remnants of the human race. Life is hard, mutation is rampant and the closet thing to law and order is the fusion-powered pistol that you carry on your hip. Read more for some juicy screens and a new trailer ...

Third Wave of Xbox Platinum Hits Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced the third wave of Platinum Hits titles for Xbox. The Xbox Platinum Hits lineup provides gamers with a choice of the most proven and critically acclaimed titles for Xbox, all available for an estimated retail price of $19.99 (U.S.) at most retailers.

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 1:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft's Paris studio is currently developing a brand new game from the popular Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series - exclusively for the PS2. Scheduled to ship for the late 2003, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm is poised to become the latest success story in a series of hit Tom Clancy games from Ubi Soft. Check these 8 new screens ...

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 1:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft's highly-anticipated Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time has officially shipped for all major consoles, with the Nintendo GameCube version heading for retail today. The PC version will follow in the coming weeks. With fluid animations, ingenious and challenging level design, a gripping story and an inimitable hero with the ability to manipulate time, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time delivers an extraordinary, singular gaming experience - one that's been repeatedly mentioned as a strong candidate for Game of the Year by several industry heavyweights.

Whiplash (PS2/Xbox) Shipping To North American Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos today announced that it has shipped Whiplash for PlayStation2 and Xbox to retailers in North America. Developed by Crystal Dynamics, Whiplash delivers an innovative approach to the character-based action genre by combining a unique "chain" gameplay mechanic with in-depth enemy and environment interaction, rich combat and slapstick humor. The result is an action-packed game where player choice triggers an unscripted chain of chaotic, humorous events.

'Medal of Honor Infiltrator' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The award-winning Medal of Honor franchise has invaded the Game Boy Advance as Medal of Honor Infiltrator from Electronic Arts has begun shipping to retail outlets. EA Los Angeles, creators of the award-winning Medal of Honor series, and Netherock Limited have partnered to develop this all new experience designed specifically for the Game Boy Advance under the EA GAMES brand.

'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 12:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today Acclaim announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Jake 'The Snake' Roberts, one of professional wrestling's most controversial and mysterious wrestlers, is making his long-awaited return to the squared circle in 'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown', which is currently under development with Acclaim Studios Austin and scheduled for release in April 2004 across the next-generation gaming platforms. Read more to check the screens ...

'American Idol' (GBA/PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 12:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that the officially licensed American Idol video game, based on the hit series co-produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19TV, has shipped for Game Boy Advance and Playstation2. The American Idol video game lets players create a virtual representation of themselves to compete as “American Idol” contestants. Like the television show, players will be critiqued by “American Idol” judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. American Idol for Game Boy“ Advance has an MSRP of $29.99, American Idol for PlayStation2 has a MSRP of $39.99, additionally; it is also available on the PC.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 11:57 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • Metal Arms: Glitch In The System - Trailer
  • Battlestar Galactica - Trailer
  • Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II - Trailer
  • Universal Combat - Trailer (5)


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

Sony Launches Multi-Million-Dollar Integrated Brand Campaign

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 6:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today announced a multi-million-dollar integrated brand campaign designed to further expand the renowned PlayStation2 gaming experience among mass-market consumers, specifically targeting new users, gift-givers and kids. This campaign comes at a time when the industry-leading platform is poised for another record-breaking holiday season fueled in part by the company's ability to offer an unparalleled experience, an incredible library of games and the best overall value in home entertainment. Exceeding previous efforts, the five-tiered multimedia campaign, including television, cinema, print, outdoor and online advertisements, breaks in mid-November and will run through the end of the year.

'Mario Kart: Double Dash' (NGC) Launches Today

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 6:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The holiday season's most anticipated video game, Mario Kart: Double Dash!! for the Nintendo GameCube, is gassed up and ready to roll. The game, which launches today, brings high-octane competition to the couches of America. It continues the tradition of rich graphics and multiple challenging courses, while bringing entirely new racing modes, weapons and strategies into play.

'Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior' (PC/PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 6:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that "Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior" for PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and PC is now available at retail outlets worldwide. The game is based on the world of "Warhammer 40,000" -- the dark, futuristic fantasy wargaming universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop, the world's largest tabletop wargames company, and incorporates online gaming for multiplayer on PlayStation 2 and PC.

Cyan Worlds Announces 'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' Original Soundtrack

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 3:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cyan Worlds, Inc. today announced the upcoming release of the Uru: Ages Beyond MYST Original Soundtrack, the music accompaniment to the latest chapter in the multi-million selling MYST series.

'Golden Land: Cold Skies' Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 2:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We already mentioned this news a couple weeks ago but today RussoBit-M offcially announced the GoldenLand addon, 'Golden Land: Cold Skies.' Read more for details and the first screens ...

TLK Games Releases Four Challenging Windows Games

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TLK Games has released 3D Buggy Tug, 3DRT Pinball, 3D Word-Slider, and D3D Chess, four exciting and challenging Windows games that use stunning 3D effects, music and dynamic game play to bring hours of enjoyment for all family members. All the games are Release 2, meaning that they're completely debugged and totally redesigned in 3D, with new decors and music.

'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence... Check out some new screens below!

'The Movies' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 7:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take The Movies by storm. Dominate Tinsel town and live out your dreams. Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. The Movies lets you get involved in the details of filmmaking. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars. Earlier today we had the Activision announcement, now we have some screens ...