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'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company has released the first screens of their upcoming naval combat game, PT Boats (developed by Akella using an enhanced PoTC Storm 2 engine). Briefly shown at E3 2003 these are the first public screens available. Patrol Torpedo Boats were used in WW2 mainly to attack large cruiser due ot their maneverability and speed. The were also used to hunt submarines. The game will allow the player to try out various types and missions will range from escorting convoys, protect critical coastal locations and join big battles. PT Boats is expected in stores Q3 2004. Read more to check out the screens ...

'Cult' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 12:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cult is isometric fantasy RPG, that combines 3D technologies and traditional ways of isometric RPGs. The game will feature 100 spells, 24 skills, tenths of additional perks, more than 50 maps and a lot of more. Read more for additional details and some new screens ...

'Curse: The Eye of Isis' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Coming This October

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the heart of Victorian England, Curse immerses the player in a terrifying adventure which will have them rubbing shoulders with the supernatural. Everything is against them... even the most insignificant of objects will come alive to try and eliminate them. An action game packed with terror and suspense due for release in october 2003 on XBox and PS2, PC. Read more for details ...

'Zoo Tycoon: Complete Collection' Tramples Onto Store Shelves

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announces that Zoo Tycoon™: Complete Collection for Windows has stampeded onto store shelves in North America for an estimated retail price of $29.95 (U.S.). Featuring all the animals from the original Zoo Tycoon and the Dinosaur Digs and Marine Mania expansion packs, Zoo Tycoon: Complete Collection also comes with loads of bonus features, including the all-new Endangered Species Theme Pack.

EA Drafts Carter and Anthony for EA SPORTS Basketball Lineup In 2004

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that four-time NBA All-Star Vince Carter and third NBA draft pick Carmelo Anthony, who led Syracuse University to the 2003 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, will serve as spokesmen for EA SPORTS basketball products scheduled for release this fall.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 11:05 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 :

  • Ground Control 2: Operation Exodus - Trailer
  • Crashday - Trailer
  • Command & Conquer Generals: Zero Hour - Trailer
  • Codename Panzers - Trailer


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

'X-Men: Legends' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men: Legends features favorite characters from the powerhouse Marvel franchise in an immersive action RPG. The story begins when the X-Men learn that Magneto, their greatest adversary, has devised a plan to give mutants the power to reign supreme over humans. The X-Men are then forced to battle Magneto to prevent global chaos and stop their foes from imprisoning the human race. Check the new screens ...

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that the company's Paris studio is currently developing a brand new game from the popular Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series - exclusively for the PS2. Scheduled to ship for the late 2003, Tom Clancy's Ghost ReconTM: Jungle Storm is poised to become the latest success story in a series of hit Tom Clancy games from Ubi Soft. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Rugby League' (PC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The secrets behind this year's most eagerly awaited Australasian videogame - and the name of the new game - are at last being revealed with New Zealand's Stacey Jones being given a starring role. Available on PS2, PC and X Box, "Rugby League" has been in the making for over 12 months and has seen the NRL and program developers Sidhe Interactive inundated with requests and suggestions from fans, right down to the best name for the game. Read more for details and new screens ...

'ANNO 1503' Gets Downloadable & Free Multiplayer Mode

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Max Design and SUNFLOWERS will be providing ANNO 1503 players the multi-player mode free of charge. Fans will be able to download the multi-player update free of charge once the comprehensive test phase has been completed. This week Max Design and SUNFLOWERS will begin an external test in which already chosen participants will subject the ANNO 1503 multi-player mode to weeks of exhaustive testing. This test will then be expanded to a public test. Interested parties will soon be able to register on the official ANNO 1503 website at www.anno1503.com. SUNFLOWERS will be informing all interested players about the opening date for registration both over the website and by press release. You can find out more on the official ANNO 1503 website.

'Hidden And Dangerous 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The original Hidden & Dangerous was released in 1999 to widespread acclaim, and was the forerunner for the squad-based tactical action game. With sales in excess of one million copies, Hidden & Dangerous established itself as a leading title in the genre. Its creators, Illusion Softworks, have for the last four years been quietly developing and perfecting the sequel. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Billy Hatcher And The Giant Egg' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic The Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka and SONICTEAM return with their first all-new platform game since the SEGA Saturn era! Darkness has fallen upon a once-magical land. An evil King who seeks to rule with an everlasting night has captured the creatures that inhabit this realm. Now, a young boy must use the powers of a legendary suit to control special eggs in order to restore light to the land. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'SWAT: Global Strike Team' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SWAT: GST is a first-person tactical arcade game combining the strategic elements of SWAT 3 with the instantly accessible arcade action of the Virtua Cop series. Like the real-life SWAT organization itself, the SWAT Global Strike Team is a life-saving organization tasked with defending and saving the lives of the innocent. As a member of the SWAT Global Strike Team gamers will be called to duty at a moment’s notice, confronted with missions unlike any see before. Check these new Xbox & PS2 screens ..

'Time Crisis 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time Crisis 3 marks the return of Namco's premier light-gun shooting franchise. Compatible with the GUNCON2 light-gun, this fast-paced shooter delivers superior shooting action and supreme excitement. A new weapon select system enables players to chose from 4 weapons (machine gun, hand gun, shotgun and grenade) and optimize their game play strategy. Time Crisis 3 includes the original arcade game as well as console-exclusive game modes. Sniper combat provides intense and lethal sharp-shooting action, sure to be a winning combination for this popular franchise. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Lethal Skies II' - Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios announced the launch of the official web site for Lethal Skies II. Scheduled for release exclusively for Sony PlayStation 2 on September 9, 2003, Lethal Skies II is a fast-paced, arcade-style flight shooter and the latest in the popular Lethal Skies jet combat series. You can also check our previously posted Lethal Skies II preview or check out the official web site...

'Rival-Species' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Rival Species guys have released an new update for their HalfLife mod based around the popular Warhammer 40K universe, mostly rather basic coding issues, in order to make the game more stable. Rival Species pits you against three possible races, the righteous fury of Imperial Space Marines, the unquestionable evil of their Chaos Marine counterparts, and the technological superiority of the alien Eldar. Read more for download links ..

'AirStrike 3D: Operation W.A.T.' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DivoGames has released a new patch for their helicopter shooter AirStrike 3D: Operation W.A.T. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.4 and adds mouse control (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.

'Mercedes-Benz World Racing' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mercedes-Benz World Racing offers training missions, race and championship modes and also mission based play. Advanced technologies allow each driver to develop its own character and driving history to enable them to master and accomplish different skills and missions successfully. Check these new screens ...

'XGRA: Extreme G Racing Association' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the F1 Nurburgring disaster of 2025, the Extreme Gravity Racing Association, or XGRA, was set up as a regulatory governing body for all heavy gravity race events. The XGRA is the future sports equivalent of NASCAR or the FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) – They are the rule makers, organizers and ultimately, the overlords of the racing world. Check these new action-packed screens!!