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'F1 Career Challenge' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 1:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

F1 Career Challenge is officially licenced by Formula One Administration Limited and positions you as a rookie who must prove your worth within the games career mode by passing a range of super licence tests, where upon you can take your rightful place amongst the elite drivers competing in the world's fastest and most glamorous motor sport. EA has released a boatload of PS2 and Xbox screens, read more to check them out!

'Championship Manager 4' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 12:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prepare yourself for the most emotionally involving and realistic football management game in history: Championship Manager 4 has arrived. Can you cope with the challenges of the league and the expectations of the board and fans? Can you deal with the demands of players and agents? Or will you collapse under the pressure, another mid-season casualty? Accept the challenge: take the reins at the club of your choice and lead your squad onwards. And remember, you're only as good as your last game. Sports Interactive has just released a playable demo which allows you to take control of your favourite English team for 6 months of action. Read more for details and links where to get it ...

MidWay Announces 'Freestyle MetalX' (NGC/PS2/Xbox)

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 7:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Riding it hard, fast and anywhere, Freestyle MetalX is a totally unique offering that caters to the action sport and mass-market gamer with diverse, lawless freestyle motocross mayhem. Gamers and motocross fanatics can “be sick all over” as they experience firsthand the extreme thrills and spills of the first freestyle motocross videogame. Featuring a seemingly unlimited stunt system, expansive worlds, eight insane game modes and sub-games, Freestyle MetalX lets players cancan and rodeo their way through vast environments as they interact with and trick-off everything from swimming pools to skyscrapers. Freestyle MetalX also offers extreme side events where players can gain popularity and money in career mode by executing flawless maneuvers such as Bus Jumping, Wall of Death, Longest Wheelie, and more.

'Battlefield 1942' - Tournament

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 6:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The people over at the Clan World Network send over a note to let everybody know they are opening their Battlefield 1942 tournament section. Next Friday, March 8, 2003, we will be hosting our first 8vs8 conquest teams tournament. Clans are encouraged to read the rules and sign-up on the Clan Tourney website.

'The Hulk' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 6:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Since his creation by Stan Lee in 1962, the Hulk has become one of Marvel’s most well known and popular characters around the world. Expanding from his comic-book origins, the Hulk has been seen in video games, books, TV and countless other mediums. Now, with the release of the blockbuster Ang Lee film in Summer 2003, Universal will bring the Hulk to life like never before. Read more to check out the FIRST few PC screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today several trailers for various games were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Line Of Sight : Vietnam (Infogrames)
  • Enter The Matrix (Infogrames)
  • Will Rock Trailer 1(UbiSoft)
  • Will Rock Trailer 2 (UbiSoft)
  • Lock On (UbiSoft)

    Read more for download links ...

'Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield' - Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 4:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on VE3D that Ubisoft will be releasing a single player demo for Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield next week. Here's what it will contain:

  • 16 weapons are available (M12, Mac11/9, MP5A4, MP5K PDW, MP5SD5, P90, Uzi, AK-47, M1 shotgun, Dragunov, PSG-1, RPD, 92FS, AP ARMY and USP) and all of them can be equipped with weapon gadgets (Mini-Scope, High Capacity Magazine, Sound Suppressor or Thermal scope)
  • Single Player featuring the Oil Refinery mission.
  • Playable in all 4 Custom Mission modes (Practice, Terrorist Hunt, Lone Wolf and Hostage Rescue) with three levels of difficulty for each.

'Firestarter' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 2:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game is developed on original high-tech engine The Firestarter Engine, which uses the possibilities of the latest accelerator generation GeForce3/4. Among the engine possibilities are work with outdoor and indoor areas, coloured dynamic lighting, dynamic shadows, vertex and pixel shaders, T&L, procedure textures, various classes of particle system-based effects, interactive and destructible level objects, realistic physics, high-polygonal character and monster models (up to 5000 of polygons), skeleton animation. It's been a while but the official site has once again been updated (thanks Unrealik) with 3 new screens, read more to check them out...

Xicat Brings 'Motor Trend Presents Lotus Challenge' To NGC/PC

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 2:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat Interactive announces the May 2003 release of Motor Trend Presents Lotus Challenge for GameCube and PC. With the March 18 release for the Xbox, Lotus Challenge will excite race game lovers with superior graphics, challenging courses and fast-paced action. Read more for details ...

'Etherlords II' - Website Update & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Demons, crop circles and even more duels. Oh my. The world of Etherlords II keeps getting more and more exciting, and now we are whetting gamers’ appetites with all new updates on the official Etherlords 2 website, the game’s official website. Visit the official Etherlords 2 website to read Chaot celebrity Thaena’s haunting tale of a new, never before seen demon who suddenly appeared and invaded a duel in the village, leaving all surrounding witnesses, including her, shuddering with fear. And check out the all-new images from a duel between a Chaot and Kinet last weekend, things are really heating up around here! We also have a batch of new screens, so read more to check them out ...

'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield' - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 12:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. Another day, another Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield trailer. This time: Zulu Code

'Toca Race Driver' - Updated Demo's Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 12:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has released more beta demos for Pro Race Driver (a.k.a Toca Race Driver, DTM, V8 Challenge etc.) , allowing you to try out their upcoming touring car racing simulation customized for various territories. All offer a test drive on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit, and the US demo includes the Sears Point track, the German demo features the Norisring track, and the Australian demo sports the Adelaide track, each drivable for two laps. Read more for download links ...

NDL To Launch 'Gamebryo' At Game Developers Conference

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 11:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NDL announced it will unveil the next step in the evolution of game development, Gamebryo, at the Game Developers Conference in San Jose, CA, March 4-8. Gamebryo is a cross-platform 3D graphics toolkit and engine that offers developers unparalleled flexibility with crafting cutting-edge 3D technology in their games. Gamebryo also gives developers the unique ability to leverage and extend their legacy tools in creative ways.

'New World Order' - US Version Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 11:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Co-Publishers Strategy First and Project Three Interactive with developer Termite Games announced today that their tactical, team-based first-person shooter, New World Order, has gone gold for North America. “New World Order is going to be a great new title for the first-person shooter market,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing for Strategy First Inc. “With its $29.99 MSRP, it will let a whole new category of gamers get in on the excitement of this genre.”

'EverQuest Online Adventures' - Additional Servers

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment announced that it is adding a new server to meet customer demand for EverQuest Online Adventures, exclusively for the PS2. The new server will allow thousands of new players to join the popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game where people create characters from a number of fantasy classes and meet people from the real world online as they embark on exciting adventures in a vast virtual world. The new server is scheduled to go online Friday, March 7, before noon Pacific Standard Time.

FunCom Reveals Upcoming Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In addition to the upcoming Anarchy Online expansion, Shadowlands, Funcom today announces exciting additions to its product portfolio. Work has started on a new booster pack for Anarchy Online, the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning The Longest Journey, and a brand new Persistent Online World game. With these new titles, Funcom will pave the way for single-player adventure and role-playing games on multiple platforms, in addition to Persistent Online Worlds. "We will hence focus our efforts on what we excel at: exciting adventures, role-playing, astounding visuals, high-quality content, deep game-play and fascinating stories," Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas explains.

EA Reveals 'F1 Challenge ‘99-‘02' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience the excitement of Formula One from 1999 to 2002. F1 Challenge ‘99-‘02 is officially licenced by Formula One Administration and is the only F1 game to feature four complete seasons of racing action. That's 14 teams, 44 different vehicles, 34 drivers and 17 of the worlds most famous racing circuits configured as they were for each Formula One season from 1999-2002. Read more for details and screens ...

'Time of Defiance' - Client Update Available Now

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Time of Defiance is a massively multiplayer real time strategy game, with astonishing graphics, based upon many thousands of small floating islands on the remains of the planet of Nespanona. The Cog Tribes are locked into a battle of supremacy with each other. The player takes on the role of one of the Cog tribes and plays against hundreds or thousands of other players to gain control of the Northern Continent. Players expand their empires through exploration, negotiation, war or peace - using the strategies and tactics of their choice. Nicely Crafted Entertainment have now released version 4.410B of Time of Defiance. Read more for download links & detailed fix list ...

'Shadow of the Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shadow of the Sun is a story based first person action adventure game set in an alternate universe. The player takes the role of a once powerful vampire who has been incarcerated for hundreds of years by the Vampire council. Visited by a haunting vision of a beautiful woman pleading for help he must escape the confines of his prison and set out on a quest which will lead him on a path of love and revenge. Read more for details and a load of screens and character art ...

JoWooD Reveals 'Neighbours From Hell' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD today unveiled Neighbours From Hell, the "game of neighbourhood nastiness and community commotion. Creep around your neighbour ’s house performing ever more elaborate tricks upon the unsuspecting resident. As the star of a fantastic new TV show, cameras will track your every move as you set your fiendish traps. Your objectives are to create more and more disarray, increase ratings and maybe even winning prestigious awards". The game will be released next month. Read more for details and some screens ...