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'Frag Ops' Mod Developers Announce 'Chronicles of Nevermore'

by Judy on Aug. 31, 2004 @ 6:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UT2004 mod developers Pandora-Studios revealed today that after wrapping up their Frag Ops mod they want to branch out and start working on their next project : a stand-alone multiplayer fantasy title, 'Chronicles of Nevermore.' Read more for details...

'Aspyr' Signs Deal With 'Wideload Games'

by Judy on Aug. 31, 2004 @ 6:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aspyr today announced it has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing agreement with Wideload Games, to publish its premiere title. Wideload is the new game development studio founded by Alexander Seropian, industry veteran and founder of Bungie Studios of Halo, Myth and Marathon fame. This upcoming action game, based on an original intellectual property and powered by the Halo game engine, will be published worldwide in 2005.

'Kult: Heretic Kingdoms' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 31, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Kult: Heretic Kingdoms' is a 3D isometric RPG, that combines 3D technologies and the traditional ways of isometric RPG's. 'Kult: Heretic Kingdoms' will take you from heroic fights against hidious monsters - using weapons and spells - to seeking wisdom and clues for your quests, while interacting with the many NPC's such as spirits and astral enemies.

'Star Wolves' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 31, 2004 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wolves is a 3D space RPG with strategy elements. The game thrusts players into a world of freelance space hunters in the XXI-XXII Century A.D. during a time of political crisis for the all-powerful Empire and the three mega-corporations that control all the known worlds. Star Wolves is being developed by Xbow Software and published by 1C.

'Knight Rider 2' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 31, 2004 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Knight Rider 2 will address much of the customer feedback received on the first Knight Rider game as well as add many new features, which will improve the gameplay dramatically whilst maintaining the authentic atmosphere of the series. Knight Rider 2 will contain more action, in-game animations, special effects and dialogue than its predecessor.

'Alien Hominid' (NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 31, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alien Hominid, is the debut console title from O~3 Entertainment, and developer, The Behemoth. It is an evolution of classic 2D side-scrolling platform shooters, blending old school play mechanics with stunning hand drawn graphics (in other words, it looks pretty AND plays great).

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 4:27 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 :

  • FIFA 2005 - Trailer
  • Knight Rider 2 - Trailer
  • Miami Vice - Trailer
  • The Urbz - Trailer #5
  • Project Freedom - Trailer #3
  • Brothers In Arms - Trailer Pack
  • Devil May Cry 3 - Trailer

'Cold Winter' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Captured, conveniently forgotten, tortured, and left for dead, MI6 agent Andrew Sterling awaits execution in a Chinese prison. The story begins when a mysterious friend from his past rescues him, setting off a chain of events that could rock the very foundations of global security and wreak chaos on a worldwide level. Just another day in paradise... Anti Social, Anti Normal, Anti Bond, Anti Hero... It's a cold, cold winter. Read more for a fresh batch of screens ...

'Spyro: A Hero's Tail' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spyro: A Hero's Tail, developed Eurocom and scripted by Emmy Award-winning writer J. Stewart Burns, is a new 3D action platformer and will feature five fully-playable characters, brand-new Spyro breath attacks, power-ups and moves. Spyro: A Hero's Tail will be available on Gamecube, PS2, Xbox and is expected to hit retail shelves Q4 2004. Read more for new screens...

'The Urbz' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time, Sims are living in the city where reputation (rep) is everything. Players will custom-create these new Sims, called Urbz, by customizing their unique style and building their status to become the biggest "player" in the city. Read more for some new screens or download the walkthrough trailer.

'Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval Lords takes aspiring city governors to the middle ages, combining rich city-building challenges with evolving military forces to defend against relentless attacks from neighboring enemies. A first for the genre, Medieval Lords features a full 3D engine that enables innovative new gameplay elements. The city building game genre will take on a whole new dimension when Monte Cristo Games ships "Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand” in Fall 2004.

'Pikmin 2' (NGC) Ships to Stores

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With their heads sporting leaves, buds and flowers, the alien Pikmin might be mistaken for garden plants. But this is one hyperactive garden club. A single whistle mobilizes a multitude of Pikmin to gather treasure, fight enemies and solve puzzles. The only place these tiny, hard-working creatures can be found is in Pikmin 2, a video game made only for GameCube that launches today.

'Evil Genius' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, Vivendi has released the demo for Evil Genius giving you a chance to try out Elixir's strategy game and plot for World Domination. The demo features a tutorial after which you can build out a small base, and build some of the advanced minion types, such as the machine-gun toting mercenary, and then ready your turf for an all-out assault (thanks GameSpot). Read more for download links ...

'Gungrave: Overdose' (PS2) Offers Can't-Lose Deal

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video game publisher Mastiff today announced a special "Can't Lose" deal tied to the September 2004 launch of their PlayStation 2 game, Gungrave: Overdose. Mastiff will ship Gungrave: Overdose for a special low suggested retail price of $14.99. Read more to find out about additional incentives ...

'WWE Day of Reckoning' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced the release of their newest World Wrestling Entertainment licensed video game, WWE Day of Reckoning exclusively for GameCube.

'Hearts of Iron - Platinum Edition' Goes Gold

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Paradox Entertainment announced today that the upcoming Hearts of Iron – Platinum Edition has gone gold and will ship to retail stores nationwide on September 21, 2004. The game has been rated E for Everyone and has a SRP of $19.99.

Turbine Brings 'Asheron's Call' Franchise to Europe

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turbine announced today that it signed a deal with Jolt Online Gaming to operate the company's critically acclaimed Asheron's Call franchise games in Europe. Under the terms of the agreement, Jolt will hold the exclusive right to distribute, operate, and support Asheron's Call and Asheron's Call 2: Fallen Kings online services in Europe.

'Knightshift 2' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 8:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in a mystic world, the sequel to the original RPG/RTS KnightShift will be sure to bewitch your PC. Some preliminary screens and artwork for your viewing pleasure ...

'Anno 3' Announced - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Can ANNO come to life in full 3D?" – the graphical prototype for the new game gives a positive answer to this important question. In fact, the 3D engine developed by Related Designs will enable the players to immerse themselves even further in the medieval gaming world. Check out these first screens ...

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' Goes Gold

by Judy on Aug. 30, 2004 @ 7:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the Cenega web site, Shade: Wrath of Angels a third person horror action adventure, has gone gold.