'The Sims Bustin' Out' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy! Read more for some new screens ...

Infinium Labs Launches Forum For Phantom Game System

by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infinium Labs announced today it has launched an official forum for an ever-growing group of avid gamers and friends who are interested in the Phantom Game System and the PhantomNet - VPGN (Virtual Private Game Network).

'Crouching Tiger: Hidden Dragon' (PS2/GBA) Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon action/adventure game is now available on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system for a suggest retail price of $39.99, and on the Nintendo Game Boy Advance for a suggest retail price of $29.99. Developed by Genki Co., Ltd. under license from Sony Pictures Consumer Products and based on Sony Pictures Classics' Academy Award-winning movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is rated "T-Teen."

'Hidden & Dangerous Deluxe' - FULL Game Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promotional stint Gathering is releasing the original game for everybody to download so that you can practise for its follow up Hidden & Dangerous 2. This download contains the original Hidden & Dangerous, the Devil's Bridge expansion pack, all the patches, updates, etc as well as the in-game editor. Read more for download links ...

'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' - Pre-Order And Get Free DVD

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Cyan Worlds, Inc., makers of the legendary video games Myst and Riven, today announced their pre-sell launch campaign for the upcoming title, Uru: Ages Beyond Myst for Windows. Customers who pre-order Uru, slated to be on retail shelves nationwide on November 14 at the manufacturer's suggested retail price of $49.99, will receive a free copy of the Myst 10TH Anniversary DVD Edition (consisting of first three Myst titles on three individual DVDs with a standalone MSRP of $19.99). Read more for details ...

'Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metropolis Software has released a demo for their upcoming tactical shooter Gorky Zero (to be published by Jowood). The demo is in Polish, but since its a shooter non-polski people should manage just fine, features a virtual training level and one full mission (thanks gamers.nl). Read more for download links ...

'Fate of the Dragon II' - Screens

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

Object Software is working on a sequel for their Three Kingsdoms: Fate of The Dragon 3D RTS game (published by Eidos in 2001), working title for now is Fate of the Dragon II. No additional details are available yet (unless you speak Chinese, then go here), so for now we'll have to settle for a batch of screens....

'Railroad Tycoon 3' - Mini Game Released

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering and Take-Two's critically acclaimed software developer PopTop Software, today announced the release of the Railroad Tycoon 3 mini game. In this minigame, the player must place track to allow the train to reach its destination. Choose quickly and carefully, as the engineer has a schedule to keep! Check the official website or read more for details ...

'Battlefield Command' Is Now 'Wartime Command' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters today confirms that Wartime Command: Battle For Europe 1939-1945 is the new title for Battlefield Command, the stunning World War II tactical real time strategy game from Russian developers 1C Company in Russia. The game development project has been retitled from Battlefield Command to give it prominence in a cluttered market of similar product brands. Wartime Command will launch for PC in the spring of 2004.

Mod Tools For 'TRON 2.0' Now Available

by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Interactive, a publishing label of Buena Vista Games, Inc., today announced that mod tools for TRON 2.0 are now available for download. These powerful tools will allow gamers to create new TRON 2.0 levels, maps, skins, weapons and voice packs for the critically acclaimed first-person action adventure game that received Editor's Choice Awards from the industry's leading PC game publications. In addition, players will be able to exchange their mods on the TRON 2.0 Web site beginning in November.

'Conflict: Desert Storm II - Back to Baghdad' (PC/PS2/XB) Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotham Games a publishing label of Take-Two announced today that Conflict: Desert Storm II - Back to Baghdad for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, and PC has shipped to retail outlets in North America. The game follows up on the successful title Conflict: Desert Storm, which sold over 750,000 units in North America since its launch in September 2002. Conflict: Desert Storm II captures all of the intense, third-person squad-based action of the original and builds on it as players command U.S. Delta Forces or British SAS over the sands of Iraq to crush what remains of Saddam's evil regime.

Game Boy Advance SP Sales Rocket!

by Thomas on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2 million Game Boy Advance SP sold across Europe.. Figures released this week show that Nintendo continue to lead the handheld market across Europe. For gaming on the go you can't beat the Game Boy Advance SP, the must have gadget this Christmas.

'Agon' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AGON is a true adventure game that comes in fourteen downloadable episodes over a period of two years starts in the British Museum, London. The first episode was released on 3 September, and can be downloaded from the official Agon website. Private Moon Studios has released a playable demo featuring part of the first episode, you don't need to solve any mysterious riddle, but you will immediately see the biggest mystery of the game (thanks GenGamers). Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Namco Gamers Day' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we got invited to check out Namco's upcoming titles during their Gamers Day. We saw quite a few interesting titles from which we will have preview in the coming days, but in the meantime check out new screens for the follow games :

  • Breakdown
  • I-Ninja
  • Kill.Switch
  • Spawn: Armageddon
  • First Strike: Grant City Anti-Crime
  • R-Racing Evolution

'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Uru is the next saga in the Myst universe. The retail product allows players to experience an all-new single-player adventure that will be more stunning and visually captivating than ever. In addition, Uru includes options for expansion, allowing players to further immerse themselves and join a never-ending Myst universe. Choose to subscribe, and suddenly Uru is populated with other explorers to share the journey. The world continues to expand and grow, offering the most dynamic and unique adventure game experience ever created.

'Age of Mythology' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 7:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ensemble has released a new patch for their 3D RTS Age of Mythology. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.07 and fixes "many exploits and crashes", offers some unit balancing changes, ESO improvements, and allows people to communicate with those who have the Titans expansion pack installed. Read more for download links ...

'C&C Generals' & 'Zero Hour' - Upcoming Patch Info

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released information about what we can expect in the upcoming C&C Generals v1.7 patch (and the corresponding Zero Hour v1.01 patch). No specific release date has been set, but it should be "coming in the next few weeks." (thanks Bluesnews) Read more for a detailed fix list ...

'Sonic Heroes' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA’s legendary mascot Sonic The Hedgehog makes his historic multi-platform debut and embarks on his biggest adventure ever, with his trademark blazing speed and a new gameplay twist in “Sonic Heroes.” Read more for 50+ new screens or check the new trailer...

'Korea: Forgotten Conflict' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 6:03 p.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 (thanks GenGamers). Read more for some screens ...