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'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 12:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA sent out notice to announce that James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing has officially gone gold for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube. The game is on track to ship to North American retailers under the EA GAMES brand on Tuesday, February 17th, and will be in stores by Thursday, February 19th.

'Battlefield 1942' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has released the previously announced patch for their FPS Battlefield 1942. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.6 and is their biggest patch yet offering two new maps, new vehicles, punkbuster support, as well as the usual fixes and tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight announced today that its highly anticipated title Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc has gone gold. Inspired by the captivating story of Joan of Arc, Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc sends players on an epic adventure through medieval Europe to fight the greatest battles in the history of the Hundred Years War.

'Vietcong: Fist Alpha' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 10:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take 2 has released a multiplayer demo for Pterodon's Vietcong expansion pack "Fist Alpha". This demo lets you try out some multiplayer action featuring the Fist Alpha map 'Bridge', as well as the initial demo map 'Stream'. All game modes are available, although only the Soldier class is available. Read more for download links ...

'Vietcong' & 'Vietcong: Fist Alpha' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 10:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon and Illusion Softworks have released a new patch for their squad-based tactical shooter Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.6 and synchronizes multiplayer compatibility between Vietcong and the just released Fist Alpha addon, as well as adding voice support, bug fixes and so forth. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the 1993 award-winning animated movie of the same name, Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is a ghoulish tale with wicked humor and stunning animation. In this adventure action game, players assume the role of "Jack Skellington" the Pumpkin King and help reclaim Halloweentown from the mischievous Oogie Boogie. Capcom's production of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas will incorporate extraordinary worlds filled with magic and wonder mixed with enchanting and musical elements. Capcom plans to release the game in the fall of 2004. Check the new screens ...

'Call Of Duty' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has released a new patch for Infinity Ward's WW2 based FPS Call Of Duty. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.2 and addresses Behind Enemy Lines and Search & Destroy gametype fixes, player and weapon balancing, as well as adding a new gametype "Headquarters', adding serverside ban abilities and various other features. Read more for a detailed list and download links ...

'AirForce Delta Strike' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

AirForce Delta Strike takes air combat to a new level with unique pilot-characters, an immersive story line and scores of different planes. AirForce Delta Strike will appeal to casual gamers as well as high-flying speed-junkies. Stepping into the shoes of a highly-skilled fighter pilot, players will strap in to the cockpit and navigate a wide variety of creative missions on Earth, in space and beyond. Designed to deliver a unique arcade-style experience, AirForce Delta Strike is the only game that features over 20 pilots, each with unique skills and personalities.

'Knights Of Honor' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 6:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. A unique Knight-management system will offer you brand new possibilities to enhance your personal strategy. Read more for new screens ...

'Ironstorm: World War Zero' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 5:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MC2 has announced it will release a PS2 version of its acclaimed PC action title, Ironstorm: World War Zero (previously known as just Ironstorm), in Q2, 2004. Developed by Rebellion ('Aliens Vs Predator', 'Judge Dredd'), Ironstorm is an all-action first-person title spanning 19 war-torn stages. Presenting an alternate history concept at the heart of its plot, Ironstorm is set in a shattered 1964 where the first World War never ended. The pivotal Russian October Revolution has seen history diverted as the insane Baron Ungenberg has crushed the Bolshevik charge. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Championship Manager 5' Revealed

by Rainier on Jan. 30, 2004 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In an interview with MCV, the UK's games trade mag, Ric Williams of Eidos Interactive reveals that North London-based Beautiful Game Studios is creating the latest Championship Manager title. BGS is a dedicated internal Eidos studio with 30 staff who have over 100 cumulative years development experience, and have previously worked on over 90 titles, 60 of which were football titles (thanks VE3D). Read more for details ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Demo Coming SOON

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 11:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Beyond Unreal brought a chat log from 3DGPU's Unreal Tournament 2004 IRC chat online with, amongst many other people, Epic's Mark Rein. You can check the entire chatlog right here, but the most interesting bit of the conversation was : "MarkRein[Epic] The demo will be out within two weeks." We had Far Cry demo, UT2004 is next, now all we need is a HL2 & Doom3 demo :)

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 10:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness & flythrough trailer ...

'Monster Hunter' (PS2) Coming To North America

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced Monster Hunter (working title), an exciting new online action game for the PlayStation2. Monster Hunter offers gamers the challenge of exploring vastly detailed environments confronting mammoth creatures and completing the numerous quests that await them. The game can be enjoyed either single player offline or four player online. Monster Hunter is scheduled for release throughout North America in the fall 2004. Read more for details ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 2:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. Check out some new screens (Thanks Jimmy!)

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 1:50 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Firefighter FD 18 - Trailer
  • The Sims 2 - Trailer
  • Ground Control 2 - Trailer
  • Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow - Trailer


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

'Shadow of Rome' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 1:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced Shadow of Rome, an all-new action adventure game for the PlayStation2. Shadow of Rome transports players to one of the most perilous ages of man, an era when Caesar was hailed as the leader of the Roman Empire and whose sovereignty dominated all of western civilization. Murder, false accusations and blood spilled in gladiatorial battles await those who seek an all encompassing epic when Shadow of Rome is released throughout North America in winter 2004.

'Onimusha 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 12:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The year is 1582 and Takeshi Kaneshiro as Samanosuke is the man who has just returned. The stage is set at the burning Honnoji Temple, as the famous Onimusha warrior Samanosuke Akechi fights. As he faces the demons in front of him, Samanosuke is compelled to move forward by hatred for his true enemy, the undying Nobunaga Oda, ever pursuing his crazed ambition. Samanosuke prepares for the long-awaited final battle against Nobunaga. Read more for a few new screens ...

Nintendo Vice President Announces Retirement

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo's Vice President, Merchandising, John A. Sakaley III, retires at the end of this month from the position he served with distinction for more than 16 years. Sakaley, who joined Nintendo of America Inc. in 1987, pioneered the first shop-within-a-shop in-store display in the video game industry. He also created the first hands-on interactive displays allowing customers to try video games before they buy them. Since 2000, his team at Nintendo has placed more than 40,000 interactive displays at more than 15,000 retail locations.

'True Crime: Streets of L.A.' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2004 @ 12:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. brings its highly acclaimed True Crime: Streets of L.A. console title to the PC. The new version will take the driving, fighting and shooting action online with all-new multiplayer features, as well as new weapons and unlockable characters when gamers have their chance to take on the L.A. underworld this spring. True Crime: Streets of L.A. for the PC has not yet been rated by the ESRB. Read more for details and the first screens...