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Atari Launches 'On Demand' Service

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. today announced the launch of the Company's first online software service that delivers its back-catalog titles over the Internet to Atari fans worldwide. The service will distribute the software to personal computers in pure digital form, bypassing the need to install from a disk. Unlimited access to Atari's growing e-catalog of games, productivity software, and kids' software is available at for a monthly fee of $14.95.

'La Pucelle: Tactics' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 5:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interactive entertainment publisher, Mastiff LLC announced today that they will be publishing another of Nippon Ichi Software Inc’s great tactical RPGs, La Pucelle: Tactics, exclusively for the PlayStation2 in early May 2004. La Pucelle uses a similar battle system to the 2003 award-winning game, Disgaea, also a Nippon Ichi Software title. Read more for details and screens ...

'Crimson Tears' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 5:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crimson Tears takes place in Tokyo--50 years from now--where a biotechnology company named Weponix secretively controls the world as an underground manufacturer of war machines. Crimson Tears consists of randomly generated dungeons. In the beginning of each dungeon, the player is situated in a base where characters and equipment can be chosen. Once in the dungeon, the player must fight enemies, find items, beat the middle boss, and then return back to the base.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 5:37 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 :

  • The Matrix Online - Trailer
  • Transformers - Trailer
  • The Bard's Tale - Trailer
  • Red Ninja: End Of Honor - Trailer

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

'Jak and Daxter 3' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 5:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few weeks ago SCEA revealed that Naughty Dog is working on the next installment for their top selling 'Jak and Daxter' franchise. Not much details have been available on this third installment so these screens and intro movie (thanks GameInformer) will have to do for now. Read more to check out the goodies ...

'Burnout 3' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout 3 takes the series even further, now featuring a unique 'crash and burn' racing concept and a one-of-a-kind special effects engine that delivers spectacular visuals. The intensity heats up as players race, and often crash, their way through oncoming traffic in an attempt to claim the top spot. Check the new screens ...

'ESPN Major League Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames today announced that ESPN Major League Baseball has shipped to major retailers across North America. Boasting stunning visual realism and unparalleled gameplay, ESPN Major League Baseball offers the most authentic baseball experience on the market. ESPN Major League Baseball is the only game to feature ESPN telecast elements and a variety of new features. ESPN Major League Baseball and all other ESPN Videogames titles are produced by Visual Concepts-Sega's sports studio.

'BiosFear Chapter 2: Battle for Winter Castle' Announced

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the successful commercial launch of BiosFear, and a frantic 24 hour endurance gaming event, Tiscali Games today announced the first major update for BiosFear. “Battle for Winter Castle” will open the doors to a new world with a totally unique style that blends Asian-inspired architecture with the might of Western Castles.

'Crimson Tears' (PS2) North American Release Dated

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 2:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced Crimson Tears for the PlayStation2. Crimson Tears is a futuristic 3D action game set in Tokyo, year 2049. Players take on the role of one of three inhuman “biological war weapons” that must battle hordes of enemies and maneuver through maze like environments as they investigate the cause of a mysterious disaster that has left the city incapacitated. Crimson Tears is planned for release throughout North America this July.

'Street Fighter Anniversary Collection' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 2:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of its world renowned street brawlers that started a phenomenon and created a generation of video game fighters, Capcom today announced Street Fighter Anniversary Collection for the PS2. Bringing together an all encompassing fighting title, the collection will be comprised of Hyper Street Fighter II, a blend of the previous Street Fighter II editions which will incorporate the character variations and features found throughout the series, and the arcade smash hit Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike.

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Working Beta Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore has released a playable beta demo for Wings Simulations online multiplayer shooter SÖLDNER: Secret Wars. This beta demo features 2 maps (Cold Winter & River Side), 3 game modes (Conquest, TDM & Hostage Rescue) and already has several of the weapons and vehicles enabled. A working version of the demo has been uploaded/old file replaced. Read more for details & download links...

Activision Releases 'Call Of Duty: Game Of The Year' Edition

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. has released a special retail edition of its blockbuster action game Call of Duty. The Call of Duty: Game of the Year edition features Infinity Ward's original award-winning WWII first person action game in addition to post-release product updates, including a new multiplayer mode and maps, EAX 3 sound support, mapmaking toolkit and multiplayer gameplay enhancements.

'Shrek 2' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrek 2 takes players on a twisted fairy tale adventure with Shrek and his buddies. Gamers revisit key locations from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek 2 combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control their team of four and play as Shrek or any of his 10 friends, switching between each to best utilize the character’s unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete wild and dangerous adventures. Read more for some new screens ...

'Rocky Legends' (Ps2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced it will release Rocky Legends for the PS2 and Xbox as part of an exclusive licensing agreement with MGM Interactive, a Unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. Rocky Legends will let players experience the pummelling action and untold backstories that lead up to the events chronicled in the blockbuster Rocky movies. Read more for details & the first screens ...

'Beyond The Law: The Third Wave' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Magnum Games announced today that its squad-based, strategy shooter, Beyond the Law: The Third Wave has shipped and is available in North American stores. In Beyond the Law: The Third Wave the player commands a covert team of specialists to stop a renegade criminal element intent on destroying the United States of America. Read more for details, screens or teaser trailer ...

'Space Hack' - Screens

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Hack is a sci-fi RPG/action title with Diablo-inspired gameplay mechanics. The storyline puts you on board of a quite 'peculiar' spaceship, trapped inside a space warp. Being a tough guy, whose axe is almost as quick as his wit, it's not surprising that you promptly find yourself confronting angry monsters, one wave after another. Space Hack is scheduled to be released in first half of 2004.

'Dark Horizons: Lore' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After a few open beta versions, Garage Games has released a final demo for MaxGaming Technologies’ Dark Horizons: Lore, a fast action FPS style mecha game where the player’s stats will affect the outcome of the war and ultimately write the history of the Dark Horizons universe. This 'Early Adopters Release' demo offers six single-player training missions, as well as a multiplayer mode. Read more for download links ...

Midway Acquires 'The Suffering' Developer Surreal Software Inc.

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Midway Games Inc. released its operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2004 and to avoid boring you with all sort of numbers, the short version of it all is that although they still made a loss, it was much smaller than anticipated, mainly due to strong sales of their recently released action-horror game The Suffering (released for PS2/Xbox on March 8th). This has also led to Midway Acquiring 'The Suffering' Developer Surreal Software Inc. Read more if you are interested in numbers...

'Alias' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ABC's hit television series, Alias, is currently available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, each at suggested retail prices of $49.99. The game will also be available for the PC later this month at a suggested retail price of $29.99.

'HellForces' Officially Announced

by Rainier on April 6, 2004 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While we already revealed this weeks ago, Buka today officially announced HellForces. In 'HellForces' the main hero is concerned with the fate of his missing friend, who had had a meeting with the leader of a satanic sect just a day before his disappearance. His persistent investigations become a threat to the Satan worshippers and Satanists start hunting after him. The creepy truth about the fate of his friend will reveal itself in the mansion of the biophysicist... Clean the earth from the heresy and the minions of Lucifer!