Vivendi Sues Interplay

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal's video game arm has sued one-time partner Interplay Entertainment Corp., alleging Interplay breached a distribution deal between the two. The suit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, accused Interplay, which is controlled by French publisher Titus Interactive, of trying to get out of a product distribution deal by making claims of unpaid payments under the pact (thanks Gamers.nl).

'Beyond Good & Evil' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the truth and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds. Check these spiffy new screens ...

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world. Check the new Xbox screens ...

'Secret Service II Security Breach' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Secret Service II Security Breach is an upcoming title from Activision Value's. The game is being developed by 4D Rulers using the latest version of the AMP II. In Secret Service II Security Breach you play the role of a secret service agent starting out by investigating a counterfeit ring, but the game quickly changes to a game about protection. In nearly every level, you will need to escort and protect someone through a hostile environment. Eventually, your duty will be to protect the president of the United States. Read more for some screens ...

'Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' (Xbox) Xbox Live Tournament

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 4:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Havana, 2009. Castro is dead, and Cuba is under threat of a drug lord's power. The Ghosts, an elite faction of the U.S. Army Green Berets, are deployed. Take command of an elite squad of military personnel equipped as you battle against opponents in Cuba's lush jungles, tropical islands, and deadly, decaying urban streets. Grab a friend to form a two-player team and get to your local iGames center to battle against competitors from across North America in the Ubisoft-sponsored Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder tournaments on Xbox LIVE!

'Conflict: Desert Storm II' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conflict: Desert Storm II focuses on the events of the 1991 Gulf War, and follows the activities of Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones 300 km further behind enemy lines; taking the level of gameplay and realism to new heights, with a story-led campaign across a variety of missions, beginning with an urgent call to rescue a downed UH-60 Black Hawk's crew in a heavily fortified city, and ending with the allied endeavours to liberate Kuwait City. Read more for some screens ...

'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check these new screens ...

'World Snooker' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World Snooker is a 3D snooker simulation for the PC currently in development over at Binary Zoo. The game features a range of different opponents to play against, one and two player game modes, multiplayer online option, fully customisable tournaments, practise mode, plus TV-style camera angles and action replays to capture all of the action. World Snooker will also feature a number of locations, including snooker hall, pub, and several other 'surreal' environments!

'Grooverider: Slot Car Thunder' (NGC/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that Grooverider: Slot Car Thunder for the Xbox and Nintendo GameCube has begun shipping to retailers. This completely new game brings the nostalgia and excitement of slot car racing to consoles for the first time. Designed for ages eight to adult, it retails for approximately $20 and carries an "Everyone" rating.

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare is currently developing Jade Empire exclusively for Xbox and wile not many details are available, today we are getting the first screens. BioWare, whose publishing relationship with Microsoft was announced one year ago at the Microsoft press event X02 in New York, has most recently been recognized for the smash hit Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. More information about Jade Empire will be revealed in Japan at the Tokyo Game Show, starting tomorrow, in the meantime check these 30 screens ...

'Space Hack' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 12:24 p.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. An official announcement will follow later this week but in the meantime, read more for the first teaser screen.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 12:08 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 :

  • Rome: Total War - (3) Trailer
  • Daredevil (PS2) - Trailer
  • Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm (PS2) - Trailer
  • R-Racing Evolution (PS2/Xbox) - Trailer
  • Crash Nitro Kart (Xbox) - Trailer
  • Pax Romana - Trailer


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

'Voodoo Vince' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that Voodoo Vince is shipping to retailers throughout North America for an estimated retail price of $39.99 (U.S.). Voodoo Vince is an innovative new Xbox title where the only way Vince can hope to prevail is by getting his butt kicked.

'Lock On: Modern Air Combat' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lock On: Modern Air Combat lets players fly a variety of combat aircraft in the most graphically rich, audio-intense game environment ever created for a combat flight simulation. Filled with action-packed missions, realistic flight modeling and flexible game options, Lock On provides unlimited gameplay action to both novice and veteran flight simulation fans. Read more to check out the new movie and screens!

'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' - Official Website

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players return to the world of Aranna and start an all-new adventure in the Dungeon Siege expansion pack, an addition to the popular Dungeon Siege PC title. Players are drawn outside the original Kingdom of Ehb into the wilds of Aranna to solve an ancient mystery. Microsoft/Gas Powered Games have launched the official 'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' website featuring new screens (read more to check them out locally), game info & wallpapers. Head on over to the official 'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' website, or read more for some new screens ...

'NHL Hitz Pro' (XB/PS2/NGC) Ships To Stores

by Thomas on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Sports announced today that NHL Hitz Pro, the re-invented version of the NHL Hitz videogame franchise, shipped today for the PS2, Xbox and GameCube. The head-to-head online play in NHL Hitz Pro features online player rankings and tournaments. NHL Hitz Pro also includes 100 percent NHL legitimate, 23-man player rosters that bring together pro players and authentic team lines with real offensive and defensive team formations in precise correlation with each NHL team.

'Spawn' Becomes 'Spawn: Armageddon' (NGC/PS2/XB)

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today the full name of their Todd McFarlane inspired epic, Spawn: Armageddon. Due to hit retail stores nationwide this November on the next-generation consoles, Spawn: Armageddon is a thrilling, mission-based action/adventure game that thrusts players into the role of the infamous anti-hero Spawn.

Atari Lets It Rip With 'Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle'

by Thomas on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced that Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle for the Nintendo GameCube video game system has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Based on the Japanese sensation that has become a hit TV series and a blockbuster line of Hasbro toys, Super Tournament Battle invites legions of fans to become active competitors and live the complete Beyblade experience on console.

'Castle Strike' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Related Designs (previously known for America & the upcoming No Man's Land), Castle Strike is a fast paced RTS game with a very detailed and authentic presentation of medieval Germany, England and France. Although strategically demanding, its core is based on action. That's why all the time consuming handling of resources and civilians is reduced to a minimum with the help of a special, never before seen peasant management system and lots of automatic functions. Castle Strike is scheduled for Q4 2003, in them eantime check these 100+ screens ...

'Massive Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Massive Assault is Wargaming.net's upcoming 3D global domination strategy game. Take the command of "Axis-of-Good" forces and defeat the secret alliance of "Shadow Clique" on one of 6 distant planets. The rebels decided to seize the power on Earth by first conquering the space colonies, which provide vital energy resources to A.O.G. The war for global domination will unroll on continents, at sea and in the air. Lead your divisions, fleets and air squadrons against those, who dared threaten our freedom and democracy! Check the new strategic screens ...