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'The Hobbit ' (ALL) - Teaser Website Launched

by Rainier on June 23, 2003 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi sent over a little note announced that they have lauched a teaser website for their upcoming action/adventure game "The Hobbit" The site sport screens for the various platforms, trailer, story background information and more ... Go Check it out!

'Airborne: Liberation' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on June 23, 2003 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Airborne: Liberation" transports the player to the European theater of operations during World War II as allied airborne forces prepare for the invasion of Hitler's "Fortress Europe" on June 6, 1944. Assuming the role of Pvt Patrick Harper, the player will be dropped into Normandy in the pre-dawn hours of the D-Day invasion to fight his way through war-torn Europe from the D-Day, to Market Garden, the siege of Bastogne, and the final assault into Hitler's Germany. Read more for details ...

Europe's First Game Music Symphony Concert

by Rainier on June 22, 2003 @ 10:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RICHARD JACQUES, video game composer whose credits include Sega’s JET SET RADIO FUTURE and HEADHUNTER, today announced that his orchestral music for HEADHUNTER (PS2) and the forthcoming sequel HEADHUNTER: REDEMPTION (PS2, Xbox) will feature as a world premier suite performed by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra at Gewandhaus, Leipzig in Germany. The concert takes place during GC - Games Convention, the European equivalent of E3, on August 20th, 2003. The event is being launched by the GC - Games Convention 2003 organisers as their opening ceremony and marks the first symphony concert to feature Western and Japanese game music.

'Space Station Manager' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 22, 2003 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mistaril has released an updated playable demo for their 3D simulation/strategy Space Station Manager. This demo offers "unlimited loading and saving, ability to name saved games, preview of stations before load, and gallery of starting layouts (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'nTrap' - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2003 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Life as nTrapper can never be boring. Using the newest capturing devices in existence creatively can be both fun and financially rewarding. Flying various fast-moving vehicles armed with the most flexible defensive and offensive systems known to mankind and trapping dangerous criminals and industrial spies can quickly make you a hero and a very rich person at the same time.

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2003 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds is a 3rd person action-adventure game based on the successful cult series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Just like the show, the adventure takes place at ground zero for all things vampire – Sunnydale, California. Developed with the show's writers as a 'lost episode' from season 5, Chaos Bleeds involves an unraveling tale in which a dimensional bleed has been enabled by Pure Evil to consume humanity once and for all. It's up to Buffy and her friends to stop it all from happening...again! Read more to check some screens ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2003 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow" is the new episode of the critically acclaimed stealth action game. The game will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Read more for some cinematic & ingame screens !

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2003 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new cutscene screens & artwork...

'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2003 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest installment in the award-winning series, Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria is a unique blend of role playing and turn-based strategy gaming. Set in the troubled land of Etheria, old foes such as Dwarves, Elves, and Orcs have resumed their ancient hostilities and the Undead legions of Lord Bane have returned. The game centers on the actions of your Warlord, who plays a pivotal role in the success or failure of your military efforts. Read more to check some new screens ...

Venom Dance Mat Commands 41% Of UK Market Share

by Thomas on June 21, 2003 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Console accessories specialist Venom are enjoying spectacular success with their range of dance game accessories, commanding 41% of the domestic market in Mat Controllers according to latest ChartTrack figures.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 21, 2003 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Halo' - Site Update

by Thomas on June 21, 2003 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo will soon be available for the PC. Featuring new multiplayer maps, weapons, vehicles and more, Halo for the PC has been on the short list of must-have titles for almost every first-person shooter fan around. Visit the newly launched official site today to find out more.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 7:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Dino Crisis 3 [Xbox] - Trailer
  • TombRaider: Angel Of Darkness - Trailer
  • The Italian Job - Trailer


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

Disciples II Expansion Packs - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 6:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First has released an update patch for their recently released Disciples II expansion packs. This patch will fix the problem some people are having completing the second map of the high-level Clans campaign, corrects a few text errors and adds an explanation for the new high-level icons that appear on unit portraits in the Manual Addendum (PDF). Error messages have been added to ensure multiplayer compatibility problems are now clearly explained. For the North American version of D2: Guardians of the Light and D2: Servants of the Dark only. Read more for download links ...

'CTU: Marine Sharpshooter' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jar Head Games/Groove Games have released a patch for their budget-priced FPS CTU - Marine Sharpshooter. This upgrade brings you retail game to v1.01 and addresses save game problem and and a mission scripting bug. Read more for download links ...

'Vietcong' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Illusion Softworks has released a new patch for their Vietnam based FPS Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.26 (beta) and improves anti-cheat protections, fixes & crashes, map problems, improves M60 aiming, etc. Read more for details and download links ...

'Neverwinter Nights' - Update Patch & Servers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare has released a new patches for their 3D RPG Neverwinter Nights and the just released Shadows of Undrentide expansion pack. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.30 and adds compatibility between the original and its add-on, two new creatures, 50+ scripting commands, stability and multiplayer performance, improvements, cheat/hack prevention, and numerous other changes. They also released a v1.30 updated dedicated Linux server and the full standalone server for Win32 and Linux (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

YU-GI-OH! World Championship Tournament Event At Madison Square

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imagine attending an event where all of the world's best Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME and video game players were gathered. What was once thought unattainable is now a reality! Trading card game publisher and distributor Upper Deck Entertainment & Konami today revealed details of the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament - the first-ever trading card game (TCG) and handheld videogame competition to span the globe including North America, Europe and Japan.

'Kao the Kangaroo 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In 'Kao the Kangaroo 2' there are 7 fighting techniques to master, from boomerang throwing to devastating tail attacks, over 30 challenging enemies to overcome! No matter what it takes, you have to rescue all the animals that have been captured by an evil hunter and his wicked henchmen. So grab your boxing gloves, and get ready for action! Read more to check out some screens ...

'EQOA: Frontiers' (PS2) - Beta Signup & Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE will be opening applications for beta testing EQOA: Frontiers, the second edition of EQOA. Beta testing can be an exciting time and an opportunity for new players to check out the game. SOE hopes to have roughly 10,000 existing EQOA players in the beta and the other half (10,000) be new people who haven't played the game before. To apply for a Beta slot, players should head over HERE . Beta applicants will need to have a PlayStation 2 and their own internet connection and must be at least 18 years old. SOE will be mailing out Beta DVDs in July to those chosen to be part of the testing process. Read more to check out a few new screens from the upcoming expansion ...