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'Atari' Announces 'Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure'

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and fashion pioneer Marc Ecko, creator and founder of the urban lifestyle brand Ecko Unltd. and publisher of COMPLEX magazine, are joining forces to create the first truly authentic video game based on urban culture and graffiti art. A sneak peek at Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure will be available exclusively at Atari's booth at the E3 in Los Angeles May 12-14. In graffiti terms, "getting up" means getting your name (or tag) out and visible.

DreamCatcher Signs 'Cold War' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it will publish Cold War for PC. Cold War is a single-player game and will feature downloadable content for Windows. The game has an expected ESRB rating of ‘T’ for Teen and will ship in winter 2004. An Xbox version of this title is planned for 2005. This title will be shown as part of DreamCatcher’s line-up at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Read more for details & screens...

'Hip Games' E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games today unveiled its lineup of top-tier software titles to be showcased at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Leading the charge of over 20 games, are two new titles: Dog’s Life, a PlayStation2 exclusive by cutting-edge developer David Braben, and Around the World in 80 Days for Game Boy Advance, an action adventure based on the soon-to-be released Disney blockbuster. Read more for details ...

'Fahrenheit' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fahrenheit, a spectacular interactive thriller, set in New-York, gives gamers the unique chance to play both hunter and fugitive, which in turn leads them to speak, explore, interact, fight and confront unknown dark forces. Read more for screens & details...

'Electronic Arts' E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced its unrivalled E3 line-up of Sports, Action, Racing, Role-Playing, Fighting and Real-time Strategy games. EA's 23 E3 titles will debut next week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). EA also will announce its support for Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation Portable (PSP) hand-held game machine, delivering four EA titles at the system's launch with 10-12 additional titles following within the year.

'Sega' E3 2004 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced a selection of its showcase lineup of entertainment and sports titles to be featured at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), May 12-14, 2004. Extending its reach as an independent content publisher, SEGA Europe's E3 2004 lineup features titles developed for a broad base of platforms including PlayStation2, the Xbox and PC.

'Earth 2160' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EARTH 2160 is an RTS game based on the popular and successful EARTH series. Including single and multiplayer modes. The game uses the latest Earth III engine. Storing objects in a format based on the mathematical model of Bezier-curves instead of polygons. Giving an as yet unseen level of detail, only limited by the hardware used.

'Spy Fiction' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring exciting espionage action, "Spy Fiction" follows the exploits of two special agents in an underground spy agency. As members of the elite S.E.A. Phantom strike squad, Bishop and Sheila are dispatched to disable a diabolical plot that begins with an ominous message sent to world governments. To spare millions of lives from a new horrific biotech weapon, they must embark on missions spanning the globe to seek and destroy a shadowy terrorist organization.

'FirePower' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media announced today that it’s amazingly beautiful, critically acclaimed WWII air-combat game FirePower for the PC is now available at North American Retail outlets. Read more for details or check our FirePower review...

'Mythic Entertainment' E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 10:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today announced their lineup for the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). "New Frontiers" and "Catacombs," two expansions for "Dark Age of Camelot," will be on public display and "Imperator," Mythic’s all-new Sci-Fi MMORPG will be unveiled for the first time behind closed doors.

GMX Media Signs 'Alpha Black Zero' Distribution Deal

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 10:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer and publisher Playlogic International N.V. today announced the European distribution of Alpha Black Zero: Intrepid Protocol (PC) by GMX Media. Amazing, game has been finished for months, seems like we finally will get to see it ..

'Purge Jihad' - Updated Trial & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 10:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jihad 2.0.5 fixes a several minor UI bugs and adds localization support. This new version also resolves a few new reported bugs reported to our forums. Using ESD (Electronic Software Distribution), Purge Jihad is offered in both a free (unregistered) and paid (registered) mode. The free, unregistered trial includes the full game without any time limits but is simply limited to 4 classes. Registered players will have access to all 8 classes.

'New World Order' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 10:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project Three Interactive today announced it has released a new upgrade for its FPS game New World Order. Upgrade v.1.5 contains several major brand new features: player leaning, different rates of fire for weapons, bind commands and weather effects (rain) in selected maps. Read more for download links ...

'SpellForce: The Breath of Winter' - Screens

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 9:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SpellForce: The Order of Dawn offers a new Single Player Campaign with over 40 hours of gameplay, giving to our fans another episode from our RPS Franchise SpellForce filled with a number of new and original features, like the Co-operative Multiplayer “Free Mode”, where you can join your allies in battling in one of the many maps offered by the campaign. Read more for some new screens ...

'Space Hack' - Screens

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Space Hack is a sci-fi RPG/action title with Diablo-inspired gameplay mechanics. The storyline puts you on board of a quite 'peculiar' spaceship, trapped inside a space warp. Being a tough guy, whose axe is almost as quick as his wit, it's not surprising that you promptly find yourself confronting angry monsters, one wave after another.

'Imperial Glory' - Screens

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperial Glory promises to be the most extensive strategy game ever, offering an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes. Imperial Glory is being developed by Pyro Studios and will be released on PC in early 2005.

'Possession' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 3:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Possession will give players the chance to do what they’ve always wanted to do in a survival horror game – control the zombies and wreak havoc instead of just cowering in the corner. There’ll be no more creeping about in the shadows, no more conserving ammo – Blitz are finally letting people take control of the carnage!

'Beyond Divinity' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian Studios has released the first patch for their Divinie Divinity RPG sequel Beyond Divinity. This update patch brings your English retail game to v1.4 and adds a totally new inventory system as well as the usual game tweaks and bug fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Painkiller' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games has released the promised patch for People Can Fly 's FPS Painkiller. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.15 and features a new multiplayer map (DM_Cursed) as well as single & multiplayer bugfixes, tweaks and improvements. Read more for details & download links ...

'Soldner: Secret Wars' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on May 5, 2004 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore announced today that the ship date for Soldner: Secret Wars has moved to June 22 (originally May 4th). "The response to the beta demo for Soldner: Secret Wars was overwhelming and far exceeded our expectations. The great support and feedback from both the Soldner community and gamers that downloaded the demo has been instrumental in helping our development partners identify and address issues with the game’s server/portal infrastructure, gameplay and balancing that need to be resolved in order to ensure as smooth a launch as possible when the product ships to retail."