'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. Check out some new screens ...

'The Egyptian Prophecy' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish The Egyptian Prophecy on PC-CD in North America. This first person adventure has an easy to use point-and-click interface with high quality cinematics, and integrated 3D real-time puzzles. Read more for the first screens and trailer...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out 2 new screens...

'Warlords Battlecry III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warlords Battlecry III builds upon the unique features that have made this series renowned throughout the RTS genre. Further expanding on the Battlecry traditions, this next title will feature a new hero development system, 3 new spheres of magic that entails over 30 new spells, a new lair system, as well as 5 new races. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mafia is a 3D action game, seen through the eyes of third person. Player assumes the role of a gangster in an American town of the thirties, and gets a chance to live through gangsters rise and fall. In a spell-bounding story of human hunger for power, he will be able to live through everything that was taking place in underworld during this stormy period: mad car chases, bootlegging, assassinations, and bank robberies. Read more for some new screens ...

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond returns today in Electronic Arts' James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, which has shipped to retail outlets nationwide under the EA GAMES brand. Everything or Nothing is a stunning mix of action, espionage and high-speed driving that marks Bond's fifth mission for Electronic Arts. The title is available for the PlayStation2, Xbox, and GameCube.

Nvidia Reveals PCI Express Video Cards

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today unveiled the industry's first top-to-bottom family of PCI Express graphics processing units (GPUs), all designed to take full advantage of the additional bandwidth and features that this new I/O interconnection standard delivers. By using an innovative PCI Express (PCX) high-speed interconnect (HSI), a complex piece of networking technology that performs seamless, bi-directional interconnect protocol conversion at incredible speed lines, NVIDIA can transform its current award-winning GeForce FX series into a full family of PCI Express GPUs.

'Savage' - Mod Contest Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Britsoft publisher Digital Jesters is launching a competition to find the hottest new game-making talent, with a unique 'mod'-making contest held in conjunction with NVIDIA and PC Format. With games such as Counter Strike originally emerging from such game-altering modifications, this is a very real chance for would-be programmers to take existing technology and morph it into a game of their choosing.

'Disgaea: The Hour of Darkness' Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI Ltd and developer KOEI Co.,Ltd. are pleased to announce that DISGAEA – The Hour of Darkness will ship to European territories in May 2004. Developed by the Japan based NIPPON ICHI SOFTWARE INC comes a turn based RPG that has achieved meteoric success in Japan and the U.S. The unique mechanics of the game and the effort put into the details set the standard for RPGs to come. Lining up with Tactics Oger and Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, DISGAEA – The Hour of Darkness is another crown of the genre.

'MVP Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 2:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Step up to the plate and master the true art of hitting with MVP Baseball 2004. An all-new hitting model allows for complete user control over all swing types as well as signature cuts from the game's best sluggers. Featuring rich new presentation, realistic player models, enhanced animations, and an immersive audio experience, MVP Baseball 2004 takes you out to the ballgame like never before. Now that former Texas slugger ARod signed with the Yankee's, here are his first screens...

'Sabre Wulf' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sabre Wulf on the GBA once again pits veteran hero Sabreman against his old nemesis as he attempts to recover a series of precious treasures. The terrain ahead is harsh and dangerous, but thankfully the land is inhabited by a variety of strange creatures - all with big googly eyes, of course - that the intrepid explorer can recruit. As was announced yesterdya, Sabre Wulf is one of the Rare titles that got snagged up by THQ. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Poacher' Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 2:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Poacher' represents an entirely new facet of gameplay for all first person shooter and resource management enthusiasts. You are Roman Sar, a poacher with a bad attitude and big guns. You fight and struggle your way through the African Congo to the deep jungles of India as you hunt for the most famous of endangered species; all the while avoiding and battling the dreaded Game Wardens. Read more for details and the first poached screens ...

Hostile Intent - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 6:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Hostile Intent team has released a new version for their Half-Life mod, bringing it to v1.1 and adds a new scoring system, 3 new maps, new sounds, and the usual bug fixes and game tweaks. Read more for details and download links ...

Painkiller - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 1:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games has released the the long-awaited demo of its first-person shooter, Painkiller. The demo contains 3 Single Player levels including the never-before-seen Oriental Castle, the medieval town level and the Thor level where players will get "hammered" with one of the biggest, meanest and downright scariest bosses of all time, SaphathoraƩl. Read more for download links ...

'Richard Burns Rally' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 1:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Richard Burns Rally' is the first true rally simulation game, bringing the most realistic and exhilarating rally experience to all major gaming platforms. This true to life rallying requires tactics, intelligence and perseverance as well as speed, aggression and risk taking. World Champion Richard Burns, Britain’s top rally driver for the past three seasons, in association with SCi Games is pleased to announce the first game in the 'Richard Burns Rally' series to be released in early 2004. Check out the new screns ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 12:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage. Read more for some new screens...

Cenega Publishing Launches Budget Range 'Games4U'

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 12:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cenega Publishing is about to launch a complete range of PC-CD ROM budget titles under the Games4U’s umbrella. Games4U will offer a mixture of new and previously released titles at a budget price. The first games appearing on the new budget range will comprise a mixture of children’s software (including the highly sort after Fairy Tale) and more mature titles, including The Fifth Disciple, a totally new RPG game. Readm ore for details...

'Massive Assault' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 12:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net has released a new update patch for their recent 3D strategy game Massive Assault. This update brings your retail gamer to v1.0.191 and adds Scoring System in singleplayer which shows player’s rank increasing as he passes through world war missions, scenarios and campaigns. In addition, significant enchancements have been done to both graphic engine and gameplay. Read more for download links ...

'Sacred' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 11:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After Take 2 has released a German demo, it is now time for the English demo version of Ascaron's upcoming RPG Sacred. The demo lets try out 13 quests in the World Of Ancaria, playable with either Seraphim character or the Gladiator (thanks Tiscali). Read more for download links ...

'Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2' (PS2) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 11:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Namco are pleased to announce another stunning collaboration in Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2, scheduled for release in Summer 2004 exclusively on PlayStation2. Another instalment in the hugely successful Smash Court series, Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2 is THE game of the 2004 Grand Slam, featuring official tournaments including the big one - Wimbledon.