'Tron 2.0' - Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game takes place in present day, approximately 20 years after the events of the film. Playing as Jet Bradley, son of ENCOM programmer Alan Bradley from the movie, gamers are digitized into cyberspace and will race on light cycles, battle corruption both inside and outside of the computer world, and explore locations including the Internet Hub, Firewall, Corrupted Server and Light Cycle Game Grid. Read more to check out a new batch of screens ...

Capcom Release Schedule Update

by Christian on June 13, 2003 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

News seems to be pretty slow today, but it's Friday.. Anyway Capcom has updated its game released date schedule today, and here it is (thanks GameSpyDaily)!

  • 06-17-03 Resident Evil Dead Aim (PS2)
  • 06-17-03 Mega Man Network Transmission (GCN)
  • 06-24-03 Mega Man Battle Network 3 (White) (GBA)
  • 06-24-03 Mega Man Battle Network 3 (Blue) (GBA)
  • 08-05-03 Chaos Legion (PS2)
  • 08-05-03 Dino Crisis 3 (Xbox)
  • 08-05-03 Pro Cast Sports Fishing (Xbox)
  • 08-26-03 Group S Challenge (Xbox)
  • 09-09-03 P.N.03 (GCN)
  • 09-30-03 Viewtiful Joe (GCN)
  • 10-07-03 Mega Man X7 (PS2)
  • 10-07-03 Maximo vs Army of Zin (PS2)
  • 10-07-03 Mega Man Zero 2 (GBA)

'Ballerium' - Beta Plan Changes

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Despite earlier announcement, Majorem Ltd., developers of Ballerium - the Massive multiplayer strategy game, announce today the extension of the Zero-stage beta of the game. If all internal tests go well, it is expected that within about a week Majorem will launce a fourth round of the Pre-Beta (Or: Beta-0), while using an upgraded server and client.

'Starters Orders' - Demo & Features

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New in-depth Horse racing Management Simulation STARTERS-ORDERS released by UK developer Strategic Designs to be distributed digitally in partnership with Softwrap. Starters Orders is a highly detailed and accurate Horse racing management game for the PC.

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (PC/XB) Wins Two Coveted Awards @ E3

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 6:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and Pandemic Studios today announced that their authentic military tactical-action game Full Spectrum Warrior has won awards for "Best Simulation Game" and "Best Original Game" from the prestigious "Game Critics Awards - Best of E3 2003" panel. Coming to the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft and PC in early 2004, Full Spectrum Warrior was nominated in four different categories including "Best Original Game," "Best Simulation Game," "Best Console Game" and "Best of Show" garnering more nominations than any other game at E3.

'Wakeboarding Unleashed Featuring Shaun Murray' (XB/PS2) At Retail

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers get ready to rip across a lake by a high-powered speedboat and pull off huge tricks in Activisions new action sports video game, Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray. Featuring revolutionary water graphics, unique rope mechanics and innovative two-player modes, the game has been given the Elite Award by the Official Xbox Magazine (June 2003). Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray is currently available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft at retail outlets for a suggested retail price of £39.99 and carries a 3+ PEGI rating.

THQ Ships 'Tetris Worlds Live' For Xbox

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the most popular video game franchises ever created goes online as THQ releases "Tetris Worlds Live" exclusively for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Compatible with Xbox Live, Microsoft's online gaming arena, "Tetris Worlds Live" brings fans across the globe the opportunity to experience the addictive, block-dropping mayhem synonymous with the Tetris brand in online competition.

'Starsky & Hutch' (GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Starsky & Hutch game is a story-based police driving action game, taking place in a truly 3-D world modeled after the series location of "Bay City". The game is split into individual episodic time-based missions, where the player will be challenged and rewarded based on their performance. A television rating board will score the users game-play and depending on skill will reward the player with bonus points and/or power-up's... Check out the first seven shots from the GBA version.

'F-Zero GX' (NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

F-Zero GX is the race to end all races, as fearless pilots risk everything to claim the title of the top speedster in the universe. Captain Falcon and 29 other pilots head to exotic star cities, like the neon-lit Mute City, lush Green Plant, wealthy Port Town and the storm-wracked streets of Lightning to race at supersonic speeds. In addition, players can save their racer to a Memory Card and race with it at arcades on F-Zero AX.

'Chariots of War' Ride Into Battle On The PC - Screens

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOCH MEDIA invites strategy gamers to travel back in time, beyond the height of the mighty Roman Empire, back four thousand years to command the great empires of the Ancient World. Following the commercial success of LEGION, SLITHERINE SOFTWARE return to ancient times to bring gamers a new challenge as they shape the birth of great Empires in CHARIOTS OF WAR. Published by and distributed in the UK by KOCH Media, CHARIOTS OF WAR is developed by Slitherine Software and is available on Windows PC, priced at £29.99. The game releases on 4th July 2003.

'EyeToy: Play' Scoops Two Prestigious 2003 E3 Awards

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe are pleased to announce that their 'EyeToy: Play' title exclusive to PlayStation2, and developed by their London Studios, has picked up two of the prestigious E3 awards for best Hardware/Peripheral and best Puzzle/parlor/trivia game.

More Beta Testers For 'Halo' Needed!

by Thomas on June 13, 2003 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Randy Pitchford @ Gearbox Software posted up following news in his latest .plan file (were you also find all information):

Are you hardcore? Are you in the Dallas area? Play Halo PC on-line before the rest of the world! Get your name in the Halo PC credits!

We need another group of local, internal testers for Halo PC.

If you contacted us before but were not selected, please feel free to try again this time.

Also, if you were a tester with us before and want to do it again, please remind us so we can put you on a preferred list (don't lie, we'll cross reference the tester lists).

The contact e-mail address this time is: kristy@gearboxsoftware.com.

Please read all of the information below before e-mailing - we'll automatically reject inquiries that don't meet the requirements and supply the necessary information.

'Space Empires: Starfury' Available For Preorder - Screens

by Thomas on June 12, 2003 @ 10:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Empires: Starfury is Malfador Machination's bold new game which take players, first-person, into the Space Empires Universe... For those folks who have been looking forward to preordering, today is the day. Shrapnel Games will begin to take preorders on Space Empires: Starfury. As is usually the case, those who take advantage of preordering will receive $5.00 off the purchase price. This preorder special will be effect until July 15th... Find out more about this game below, includes new screens aswell!

'Gothic II' Finally Ships In Europe!

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 8:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Finally!!! Shipping of the international version of Jowood's Gothic II have started. Jowood's distribution partner Atari uk (formerly Infogrames) have announced that either UK and Scandinavia are being supplied with English versions of Gothic II as of today! The German version has been available for almost a year, and finally the rest of the world will get the chance to check it out. If you want to play safe, you can pre-order the game at Amazon UK ...

'Everquest' Expansion Pack 'Lost Dungeons Of Norrath' Revealed

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameSpot has been snooping around on EBGames' upcoming games list and found out that Sony Online Entertainment is working on yet another expansion pack for their hit-title Everquest, called "Lost Dungeons of Norrath". The new expansion pack will focus on single group adventures in dungeons and catacombs and can be expected later this year. Now that tjhe cat is out of the bag, we can expect an official announcement to follow shortly, and we'll be there to bring you more detailed information.

'Airborne Troops' - Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already announced before E3 Airborne Troops, developed by Widescreen Games, is an absorbing infiltration action-adventure game that takes place in occupied France during the Second World War. On a mission to drop two secret agents into occupied territory the Sergeant’s aircraft is shot down leaving one of his agents seriously wounded. It is now the Sergeant’s duty to replace the ailing agent and complete the stealth missions himself. The gamer takes part in commando missions based on real events in the places where they actually happened, accurately recreated from archives and historical documents. Dutch publisher Playlogic International is expected to release this for PS2 and PC "end of the year." Read more for a batch of screens ...

'Transport Giant' - Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This is the year 1850. It's an age of radical change and new departures. The era of mass production and mass transportation has just begun. The resourceful entrepreneur has plenty of opportunities. It's a time to build empires with just a little capital and a clever business idea. New manufacturing plants are springing up everywhere. The world craves goods of every kind. Towns are growing at a breathtaking rate. But how to get the goods to the customers? How can workers get to the plants? Who will haul the vast amounts of raw materials?

'Freaky Flyers' (NGC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 6:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freaky Flyers drops players into the cockpit with the most unique and engaging cast of characters to ever explore, adventure, stunt fly and dogfight in the videogame skies. Intertwining stories and engaging aerial combat add to the excitement throughout completely open and interactive 3-D world environments. Adding to the intensity is multiplayer action that allows gamers to do battle head-to-head in aerial racing combat. A few new screens flew in, check them out!

'Roadkill' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 6:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RoadKill drops players into instantaneous battle with 30 core missions and numerous side missions. The missions place the player into the three cities of Hell County -- Lava Falls, Blister Canyon and Paradise City. RoadKill's dynamic reputation system determines how the world reacts to the way players perform missions, kill and maim citizens, destroy enemy vehicles and build alliances with the gangs of Hell County. Check the new PS2 screens ...

'NHL Hitz Pro' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 6:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NHL Hitz Pro includes an improved AI that is so authentic gamers will think they are playing with the NHL pros. Goalie animations, logic and behavior are realistically captured and feature everything from stick saves to stoning a knee-buckling 5-hole shot to slapping the ice with five seconds left in a power play. Gamers also have the ability to score from anywhere on the ice and will feel the tension and strain of NHL action with a new Player Fatigue System that causes them to tire out after experiencing tough checks. Check the new load of screens for each platform ...