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'Silent Hunter III' & 'Dungeon Seige 2' Get Delayed

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 9:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today seems to be the day of delays. Earlier today, we had the Q1 2005 release of Far Cry Instincts, this evening, Ubisoft announced that they are delaying Silent Hunter III until Q1 2005 in order to further enhance the development. Read more about it on the official SH3 website. Not wanting to feel left out, Gas Powered Games also pushed back its release date for their RPG sequel, Dungeon Siege 2, by quietly updating their website and changing the listed date from "Holiday 2004", to "Spring 2005." No specific reason has been given.

'Way Of The Samurai 2' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 8:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Way of the Samurai 2, the long awaited sequel to Acquire’s Samurai series for the PlayStation2. With a multitude of new features including expanded content, new characters and enhanced fighting mechanics, Way of the Samurai 2 improves upon every facet of the original to deliver an even deeper samurai based action adventure.

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 8:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow has shipped for the Nintendo GameCube. A revolutionary stealth-action game, Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow brings the award-winning franchise to a higher level with its intense realism, revolutionary light and shadow effects, and unparalleled graphics. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is rated “T” for Teen and has an MSRP of $49.99.

'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident' - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 8:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Immerse yourself in "Nexus - The Jupiter Incident", a real-time mission-based tactical space game featuring spectacular real time battles and breathtaking motion picture quality. Focus on tactics and action as you control up to a dozen battleships encountering aliens, unknown solar systems and astrophysical phenomena in your struggle to save Earth.

Valve Unveils New Games & Services For Valve CyberCafe Program

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve Corporation today revealed a series of new games and features being added to the Valve Cybercafé Program over the coming months. Effective immediately, subscribers of the Valve Cybercafe Program will receive a free license to use Xbox versions of Valve's games in their cafés, up to the number of active cybercafe subscriptions held in the Valve Cybercafe Program.

'Codename: Panzers' - UK Release Date & Second Demo Announced

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV are delighted to confirm the UK release date for their latest award winning real time strategy game, 'Codename: Panzers.' Available for PC, PANZERS will release to an eager gaming community on the 3rd September 2004. Mixing ultra realistic graphics with highly accurate game physics and real world settings and events, PANZERS sets the scene for aspiring commanders to 'make a difference' across three thrilling campaigns and over 30 intense missions. Published by CDV and distributed in the UK by KOCH MEDIA, 'Codename: Panzers' will be available on PC from the 3rd September, priced at £34.99.

'Far Cry Instincts' - PS2 Announced & Xbox Delayed

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Far Cry Instincts will now be available for both the Xbox and the Sony PlayStation2 in Q1 2005. The console versions will take the best of the top selling tropical PC shooter adapting it to the consoles specificities and using the technology Far Cry fans have come to expect. The new ship date will ensure that both the Xbox and PS2 versions have the same impressive graphics and unique immersive gameplay elements as the highly-regarded Far Cry PC version.

'DOOM 3' - Deathmatch Championship At QuakeCon

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The battleground is set - the 9th annual QuakeCon 2004 video game festival and tournament at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas on August 12-15 will host the first DOOM 3 deathmatch championship ever. Be there to game, hang out with 5,000 of your closest friends, and compete for $150,000 in cash and prizes in the NVIDIA QuakeCon 2004 Championship Tournaments. First-come, first-serve online registration for QuakeCon 2004 has begun at The must-attend event for gamers is free to all attendees.

'The Elemental' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Elemental is a total conversion of Gas Powered Games Dungeon Siege. Elemental is set in an alternate mythical version of ancient Judea that is gritty, mean, and profane. This release contains roughly 10 hours of story and quests, as well as fully functioning NPCs and merchants to liven the world. Read more for details and download links ..

'Pro Evolution Soccer 4' (PS2/Xbox/PC) At 'Game Star Live'

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football Comes Home Early As Konami Reveals Game Stars Live Will Give Players The First Chance to Play Pro Evolution Soccer 4; Dancing Stage Fusion and Karaoke Stage Also Receive Public Debuts. As preparations for Game Stars Live continue apace, Konami has revealed that it will be using the massive consumer event to unveil football favourite Pro Evolution Soccer 4 to the public for the very first time.

'Yetisports Deluxe' (PSOne/PC) Coming In September - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions Software AG announces the PC & PSone releases of Yetisports Deluxe for the UK in September. "The Yetisports phenomena has become a worldwide success over night." said Robert Alyazdi, Brand Manager at JoWooD Productions. "The core of this success is the addictive, entertaining game play with simple controls that anyone can pick up and play. This same magic formula is now coming to the PC and PSone." Read more for screens ...

'Vietnam: The Tet Offensive' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This brand new first-person war epic recreates all the tension and ferocity of combat in the Vietnam War, pitting players against the merciless Viet Cong and deadly North Vietnamese Army as they play through 13 days of the Tet Offensive, one of the bloodiest battles of the entire Vietnam War. Read more for new screens ...

'Ford Racing 3' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As with previous editions, Ford Racing 3 is being developed by Empire's award-winning Razorworks Studios. Ford Racing 3 will allow gamers to "drive" 47 Ford vehicles, ranging from futuristic concept cars to classic cars, as well as off-road vehicles and pure-bred track racers. The game will also feature 16 different game modes and 26 separate tracks to race on. No damage model is included, and so far, no multiplayer information is available, apart from a mention of "2 player mode." Ford Racing 3 is expected in October 2004.

'Raging Tiger' Goes Gold - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raging Tiger explores the very real possibility of a new, even more violent conflict on the Korean Peninsula. It has all of the features which Armored Task Force fans have grown to love. But it also adds a ton of new features, including amphibious warfare, in-game reinforcements, and civilians and refugees on the battlefield. This demo includes 2 scenarios, one featuring ROK marines, and the other featuring coalition operations with ROK-US units fighting towards a single objective. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft Brings 'Final Fantasy XI' To Europe - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today is proud to announce the signing of a distribution agreement with Square Enix. As part of the deal, Ubisoft will distribute the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) role-playing game 'Final Fantasy XI' for PC, which will include both the previously released “Rise of Zilart” and new “Chains of Promathia” expansion packs, and also Tetra Master, the wildly popular and addictive mini-game from 'Final Fantasy XI'. The title is slated for a European release in September 2004.

'Battlefield' Sales Reaches 4 Million Copies

by Rainier on July 5, 2004 @ 8:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The collection box, Battlefield 1942: The WWII Anthology, was launched in the USA at the end of May 2004. It contains the basic Battlefield 1942 game, the Road to Rome and Secret Weapons expansion packs, as well as additional material that has been released within the Battlefield series. When Battlefield Anthology is to be launched in Europe is not yet decided. At the end of March 2004 the Battlefield series had sold more that 3.7 million copies.

'World Championship Tennis' - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2004 @ 7:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of professional tennis and become the champion you always dreamed of being! This revolutionary new title not only lets you hone your grand slam skills, you can import your own photo and actually become one of the players in the game. Enter the heat of competition, win money, and climb up the rankings. Developed by Espaço Informática's, the game is expected to be released in North and South America in late summer 2004.

'BloodRayne 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2004 @ 7:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expanding upon the distinctive features that were the hallmark of its predecessor - fast-paced acrobatic combat and supernatural powers - BloodRayne 2 includes new in-game dynamics such as pole combat, rail sliding and advanced melee fighting with fatality moves. Read more for some new screens ...

'EverQuest II' - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2004 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath. Read on to check out 24 new screens ...