Xbox Live! UK Online Package

by Thomas on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Freedom2Surf, the UK's leading independent ISP, has today announced the launch of Live!Online, the first online gaming package which combines a super-fast ADSL connection, with an Xbox console in one simple integrated bundle.

Live!Online has been specially developed for users who want to add another dimension to their gaming experience. The package combines ultra-fast broadband from Freedom2Surf with everything you need to get up and running, including an Xbox console, a subscription to Xbox Live for a full year and two free games - Halo and Mid-Town Madness 3.

Activision Rings In The Holiday Season (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 2:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is shining a spotlight on the 2003 holiday season with a comprehensive lineup of games for the entire family. The slate includes film inspired titles such as Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure, groundbreaking action sports games like Tony Hawk's Underground, titles targeted toward the action gamer including True Crime: Streets of L.A. and Call of Duty, as well as a historical real-time strategy game of epic scope and breadth, Empires: Dawn of the Modern World.

'Lowrider' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 2:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment announced today that Lowrider, the rhythm-action video game featuring classic and competitive lowrider cars, ships nationwide, exclusively for the PlayStation2.

'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As Geller, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value. Read more to check some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 1:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'FaitH' Launches Unlimited Free Play!

by Thomas on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 1:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Dragon Claw Studio announced today that its massive multiplayer online strategy/RPG game will offer a completely free version for the next round of play. The free version comes with unrestricted play of one of the nine church options... Details below!

Running With Scissors Shares The Pain... With Itself!

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 8:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Running With Scissors today seized control of their own destiny by announcing they will self-publish the first-ever multiplayer version of POSTAL. The outrageous game developer that no industry expert, media hack or political pundit predicted could ever survive simply by giving fans what they wanted, will ship POSTAL 2: Share The Pain, the MULTIPLAYER Edition, this December.

'Hunting Unlimited 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 8:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment has released a new patch for SCS Software's Hunting Unlimited 2. This upgrade/enhancement pack brings your retail game to v1.1 and adds 8 new missions, enhances various models, tweaks gameplay, and adresses a few bugs. Read more for download links ...

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' (GBA) In Stores NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 8:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing is now available for the Game Boy Advance. You’ll get to be the world’s greatest secret agent as he fights to save the world from a diabolical madman; Nikolai Diavolo. Armed with metal-eating nanotech, his private army will steamroll the forces of the free world—unless Bond and CIA agent Mya Starling can come through, combating Diavolo’s forces in Egypt, Peru, and New Orleans, culminating in a deadly battle beneath Red Square! James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance is rated “T” (Teen) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $29.95. James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing will also be coming to the PS2, Xbox, and the GameCube in early 2004.

'Lords of EverQuest Dawn Brotherhood' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 7:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sone Online has released the 3rd and last demo for their real-time strategy title Lords Of Everquest in which you control the Dawn Brotherhood faction. The Brotherhood is one of three factions in the game, which is based on SOE's popular MMORPG, EverQuest. The game's other two factions, the Elddar Alliance and Shadowrealm both have their previously released demo's. Read more for download links ...

'Metal Arms: Glitch in the System' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 6:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Metal Arms: Glitch in the System for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, and GameCube has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds (Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 6:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that it has shipped Magic: The Gathering ­ Battlegrounds, for the Xbox and PC, to retail stores nationwide. Developed for Atari by Secret Level, Magic: The Gathering ­ Battlegrounds is based on the incredibly popular trading card game created by Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. The game is filled with faithful card game translations of classic creatures, spells and enchantments and presented in a visually stunning 3D game environment rife with real-time strategic fighting, devastating wizard arsenals and intense creature combat.

'Jetfighter V: Homeland Protector' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Global Star Software has released a demo for InterActive Vision's combat flight sim Jetfighter V: Homeland Protector. This demo contains five tutorials, three single missions titled 'Hot Zone,' 'The Curtain Lifted' and 'The Shepherd,' as well as a campaign mission, all flyable in the F-16 Fighting Falcon (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment in association with developer Genki Co. has shipped their latest title Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3, for the PS2. For players who enjoyed navigating the open roads of Tokyo in Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero, the game offers realistic drives along the highways of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. Just in time for the holidays, Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3 will retail for just under $20.00.

'Ninja Gaiden' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ninja Gaiden is on the cutting-edge of action as the player takes on the role of powerful ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, who seeks revenge after his clan is massacred by the Vigor Empire. Taking full advantage of three-dimensional space, you follow the story with only your wits, your ninja skills, and your deadly sword, cutting down opponents in the Vigor Empire as you attempt to beat the Holy Emperor and reclaim the magic sword "Ryuken". Realistic battle actions and acrobatic ninja actions add another dimension to the game, restoring Ninja Gaiden to its rightful place in the gaming pantheon.

'Deus Ex: Invisible War' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 1:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deus Ex 2 allows players to participate in the telling of a powerful story, rich in mystery, lies and intrigue. In addition to a host of new conspiratorial friends and foes, players can expect encounters with a variety of characters from the original Deus Ex game. And, once again, players visit a variety of real world locations made more exotic by the passage of time. Approximately 20 years after the events depicted in Deus Ex, the world is only beginning to recover from a catastrophic worldwide depression brought on by technology run amok and a secret conspiratorial war. Read more for some new screens ...

The Game Site For 'Sword of Mana' Is Live!

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 1:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix let us know that the official site for Sword of Mana is now live.. Sword of Mana, the prequel to the famous Mana series, puts players in control of either a hero or heroine in the quest to save the Mana Tree from destruction, but each character experiences the story from a different perspective. The direction of the story changes based on which character the player selects. Sword of Mana will be released Dec. 1, at an MSRP of $34.99.

'Nightshade' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Nightshade" is the official name for the upcoming PS2 title formerly known as "Kunoichi" (it remains "Kunoichi" in Japan). Players take on the role of the sexy and dangerous female ninja Hibana as she battles legions of demonic foes with unlimited combo attacks and powerful ninja magic. Developed by SEGA's Overworks studio, "Nightshade" is slated to be released in early Q1 04. Read more for details, screens as well as an in game footage trailer ...

'Universal Combat' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 12:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Universal Combat brings the greatest components of war together in a single game. Conceived in late 2001 as Battlecruiser Generations, the fifth in the Battlecruiser series, the game has grown into much more than a massive space simulation. Universal Combat is due to be distributed by Mindscape in the UK in November 2003. Unfortunately due to time constraints and a looming Gold date, plans for the demo have been put on hold. Read more to check the new screens ..

Various Xbox And PS2 Games Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 12:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today its character-based action adventure game, I-Ninja, has begun shipping to retail outlets nationwide. The game, available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, is rated T for Teen and carries an MSRP of $49.99. I-Ninja will also ship for the Nintendo GameCube and the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft in early December... Microsoft Game Studios announced today that 'NBA Inside Drive 2004', is now available on store shelves across North America. The third installment of the Xbox-exclusive basketball franchise makes its debut as the inaugural basketball title in Microsoft's XSN Sports brand. With all-new online playability via Xbox Live and the free agent acquisition of three-time NBA Champion Shaquille O'Neal, who will serve as the game's official cover athlete and spokesperson, 'NBA Inside Drive 2004' is poised to take hoopsters beyond the box... Konami Digital Entertainment today announced that the newest addition to its popular interactive dancing series, Dance Dance Revolution ULTRAMIX for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, has shipped to retail outlets nationwide.