Global Star Announces 'Jetfighter 5'

by Rainier on July 9, 2003 @ 6:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced plans to release Jetfighter 5 for the PC Platform. This latest installment of the successful Jetfighter franchise is under development at Interactive Vision and will be featuring licensed aircraft from Lockheed Martin, and is scheduled for release in the winter of 2003. Read more for details ...

'The Sims Makin' Magic' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2003 @ 6:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brace Yourselves! The Sims are Makin' Magic! In this expansion pack finale for The Sims original series, your Sims can cast magic spells to improve their love life, wreak havoc on visiting neighbors, or put an end to their tedious chores. An all-new magical carnival-themed destination, exciting new gameplay, and a whole new cast of quirky characters await you in this powerful pack of magical high jinx. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'The Great Escape' (PC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 9, 2003 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Providing an exciting opportunity to take part in the largest breakout in history from the "escape proof" Stalag Luft III German POW camp, gamers are invited to participate in the most memorable and famous motorbike scene in ever to emerge in Hollywood. Following the massive hit Conflict: Desert Storm, The Great Escape offers a unique variety of gameplay that builds you from slow, tension filled stealth scenes to adrenalin-filled action and chase sequences. Fans of the film and all gamers will certainly appreciate this stylish masterpiece. Check out the screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 9, 2003 @ 12:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Fire Department' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got what it takes to become a hero? In Fire Department, experience what life is really like for fire-fighters. Choose your team, vehicles and equipment! Keep your cool when faced with high-pressure situations… Your reactions, your strategy as well as your capacity to manage a team of firemen are the keys to success. Check out this new batch of sizzling hot screens ...

'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Academy Award-winning movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon gives players the option to play as Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien, Jen Yu, and "Dark Cloud" Lo. Each character possesses specific moves, talents, and deadly weapons - players must conquer various challenges in order to improve their fighting skills as they compete against intelligent foes and seek revenge against the sinister Jade Fox. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon offers a compelling gaming experience that effectively captures the martial arts magic that made the movie a worldwide success. Read more for some new screens ...

'Drakengard' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conflict has exploded between the Empire and the Alliance. The Empire, once part of the Alliance itself, has forsaken peace and seized greater power. Kyme, an Alliance warrior and once the prince of a small kingdom that fell to the Empire, has received word that his army's castle is under attack. Kyme's sister, Friae is still within its walls. In an effort to save her, Kyme manages to infiltrate the castle gates but is severely wounded. Desperate, he turns to his only choice: a dragon pact. Check the new screens ...

'XIII' (PS2/NGC/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XIII features a conspiracy of epic proportions, and players will unravel clues behind the story’s compelling and mysterious events. XIII includes themes of amnesia, in which players must uncover sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and even the president himself. The only clues players have are the roman numerals XIII tattooed on their shoulder and a key to a safe deposit box in a New York bank. Read more for some new screens ...

'FS Falcon' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Falcon has long been a favourite of flight sim pilots and Lago's unerring attention to detail strikes deep into the heart of simulation territory with this awesome recreation, designed using the very latest flight sim technology. Included in this package are 29 different variants from around the world, including A, C and D models and some pretty vivid 'Tiger Squadron' paint schemes – so named after various NATO 'Tiger' training sorties. External GMAX modelling is as slick as you'd expect, with animated exhaust pipes, pilots that move their heads and remove their visors and of course that distinctive bubble canopy glinting in the sunlight.

GMX Media Secures Rights To 'Squad Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media has today announced that it has secured the European publishing rights for the upcoming 3-D tactical wargame title - Eric Young’s Squad Assault: West Front. “GMX Media have made a name for themselves as a top quality publisher and distributor throughout the world. Their expertise and professionalism make them the perfect partner for the European launch of Squad Assault,” said David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games. Read more for details and a batch of screens ...

'Outlaw Volleyball' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Outlaw Volleyball combines the fun gameplay of Virtua Tennis 2K2 with the outrageous humor of Outlaw Golf and South Park. The game is sand volleyball in 16 different environments featuring 16 characters, each of whom are available as teammates or opponents. Feel the action as you Spike or Die with fabulous babes and guys with attitude. Up to four people can compete as they dive, spike, jump and lob the ball for total victory. Play well and your team will gain momentum, play badly and so will your team. It's Hot Babes! Hot Spikes! Hot Sand! on your Xbox! Read more for screens and trailers ...

'Dynasty Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) Series Surpasses The 5 Million Mark

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 6:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation announced today that sales for the company’s Dynasty Warriors franchise has reached 5 million units worldwide. The original Dynasty Warriors game was released for PlayStation in 1997, and the series continues on the PS2 and the Xbox.

'Charlie's Angels' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announced today that under a license from Sony Pictures Consumer Products, the first ever Charlie's Angels video game is now available for the GameCube at the suggested retail price of $29.99. The action-fighting game based on the highly successful movie Charlie's Angels and Charlie's Angel: Full Throttle, will feature the likenesses and voices of Dylan, Natalie and Alex, played by Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu respectively.

'Evil Genius' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 6:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Evil Genius is a tongue-in-cheek take on the spy thrillers of the '60s, offering you the unique opportunity to play the villain as you control a secret island fortress complete with powerful henchmen, loyal minions, ice-cold beauty queens, and a host of hilarious gizmos. Read more for a batch of new evil screens ....

'BF1942: Battle Of Britain' Map - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this new Battlefield 1942 map, German forces must disable four RAF radar towers as well as the heavily-protected Harwich Weapons Factory on the coast of England. If the British can defend these targets until the German tickets run out, they can wrest victory from the jaws of defeat. With one new vehicle and one new weapon entering the fray, the Battle of Britain is set to be Battlefield 1942's fiercest campaign yet. As announced, the first screens are now available, read more to check them out ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 11:04 a.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 :

  • Nexagon Deathmatch - Trailer 2
  • Sacred - E3 Trailer
  • Hunter The Reckoning Wayward - Trailer
  • XIII - Alternate Fire Trailer

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

'Korea: Forgotten Conflict' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Korea: Forgotten Conflict is a 3D Real Time Strategy game based on the war that no-one, save for those involved, wants to remember. In game film sequences will reinforce the atmosphere and realism within this fully interactive environment. Although there were 450,000 Allies lost in conflict (and, to date, there are still more than 8,000 servicemen unaccounted for), Communist casualties amounted to nearly 2 million. Maybe you can lessen these numbers.

'Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield' - New MP Map Available NOW

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UbiSoft released yet another multiplayer map for their squad-based tactical shooter Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. "BB-combatzone1" was inspired by the de_Clan1_mills map for Counter-Strike, and supports the Bomb and Team Survival gameplay modes. (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance' Sells Two Million And Counting

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance has sold-through more than two million units worldwide in combined sales, across all platforms, between its November 22, 2002 launch and July 8, 2003. The game is currently available for the PlayStation2, Xbox, GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

'Premier Manager 03/04' (PS2/GBA) Revived - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After years in the wilderness, mismanagement and, in the words of Johnny Hate's Jazz, shattered dreams, Premier Manager once the nations favourite management franchise, is back in the hands of its original owner and promising a return to form that captures its former days of glory. True, Premier Manager has spent the past few years lying dormant in the French second division and, as anyone who remembers the glory days of the Amiga will tell you, that's a crying shame. ZOO Digital Publishing has breathed life into the sleeping giant, reclaiming the license from Infogrames and bringing back several members of Gremlin's original Premier Manager team for a November comeback on PS2, GBA and PC.