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'Spider-Man 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has released a demo for The Fizz Factor's Unreal-powered action/adventure game Spider-Man 2. This beta demo features a tutorial and several missions from the full game (thanks 3DGamers). This Spider-Man 2 version was not scheduled for PC release, but ported by The Fizz Factor for promotional purposes only. Read more for download links ...

'Athens 2004: The Olympic Games' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Eurocom in close cooperation with ISM and the Organising Committee of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games to ensure the authenticity of the game, Athens 2004 will capture the excitement and realism of the 2004 Olympic Games on PlayStation 2. Scheduled for release in July 2004 just prior to the start of the next Olympic Games in August. Read more for a big batch of new screens ...

Paramount Signs John Woo To Direct 'Rainbow Six' Movie

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After John Woo earlier bought the right to Nintendo's Metroid, as well as Spy Hunter (starring The Rock, expected in 2005), Paramount has now officially approached John Woo to direct yet another new movie based on Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six franchise. Speculations whether we will also see familiar book/game characters as John Clark and Domingo Chavez are still pu in the air, no possible names for actors are mentioned at this point.

'Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that a new Xbox action-strategy game, Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, is in development by Phantagram and is heading to retail shelves in fall 2004. The first Xbox Live-enabled action-strategy game to blend large-scale strategic battles with fast and fierce hand-to-hand combat, Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders takes players to the forefront of an epic battleground.

'Madden NFL 2005 Collector's Edition' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced that a special collector’s edition of Madden NFL 2005 will be available when the regular Madden NFL 2005 launches to celebrate 15 years of the best-selling sports franchise in North America. Read more for details ...

'O~3 Entertainment' Brings 'Torrente' To North America

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

O~3 Entertainment today announced plans to publish, "Torrente," an irreverent, darkly comic action shooter for PC in North America and South America. Developed in Madrid, Spain by Virtual Toys in partnership with Cinemaware, and based on the top-grossing films of the same name, Torrente is a fascist, sexist, racist, drunk, and dirty cop who soon finds himself caught in the crossfire between drug cartels and the Mafia. Now he must blast his way through street thugs and hit men battling for control over Madrid's seedy underworld.

'ShellShock: Nam '67' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Soundtrack Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces a stunning soundtrack for ShellShock: Nam '67 with an explosion of groovy original tracks to help create the atmosphere of sixties Vietnam. Percy Sledge, Sonny and Cher, Roy Orbison, The Monkees, The Small Faces, John Lee Hooker and The Troggs, among, others will all be providing tracks in the game to recreate the spirit of base camp.

'Jak 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created and developed by Naughty Dog, Inc., Jak 3 is the team's follow-up to their best-selling title, Jak II and their Greatest Hits PlayStation2 debut title, Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy. Combining a variety of genres including driving, adventure, action-platform, puzzles, strategy and exploration, Jak 3 promises to deliver one of the most entertaining and interactive experiences to gamers this holiday season!

'Sly 2: Band of Thieves' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sly 2: Band of Thieves is a comic crime caper, action-adventure game designed exclusively for the PlayStation2. Created by Seattle-based developer, Sucker Punch Productions, Sly 2: Band of Thieves incorporates many of Sucker Punch's signature talents including award winning toon-shaded animation and art direction, visual style, immersive storylines, strong characters, and highly interactive worlds. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Imperial Glory' - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 9:00 a.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.

'Zoo Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tend to your animals' health, happiness and nutrition by hiring employees, and adopt new animals as you unlock the numerous features hidden within the game. Attend to visitors by providing facilities for them to eat, drink and buy souvenirs from as they revel in your zoo. Read more for some new screens ...

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

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deadlands is a 3rd person action horror title, which sees a murdered gunslinger, brought back to life through possession by an evil spirit. Known only as the Stranger, he seeks retribution against the Seven Sins, a merciless gang of criminals who have entered into a terrible pact with the Reckoners, an evil force from another plane of existence.

'MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3' (Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc.today announced the next game in the MotoGP series in development with Climax. The new instalment will have players racing through photo-realistic race tracks and will introduce a brand new mode. The game is slated for worldwide release in the quarter ending September 30, 2005, for the Xbox and on PC. In territories outside of USA and Canada, this game will be known as "MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3.

'True Fantasy Live Online' (Xbox) Is No More...

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 11:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Microsoft Japan announced that Level 5's Xbox MMORPG True Fantasy Live Online has been cancelled due to Reason for the sudden cancellation was due to the unsatisfactory development progress as it was scheduled for release this coming Winter. You can read more about this over on Gamespot. Seems Microsoft has no love for MMORPG's after it axed Mythica earlier this year.

Age of Mythology & AoM: The Titans - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 7:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ensemble Studios has released a new patch for their 3D RTS AoM (v1.10), as well as The Titans expansion pack (v1.03). Both patches adress a bug that hindered some users from uploading stats and a few minor exploits (thanks Blues). Read more for download links ...

'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero' 1.2 Released On Steam

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As was announced last week the official 1.2 update for CS:CZ has been released today, and all other Steam games have been updated. Steam will update itself automatically when you restart. If you want to know whats new/updated in the CS:C0 v1.2 then read more for detailed fix list.

'O~3 Entertainment' Signs Independent Developers

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 6:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

O~3 Entertainment announced today that they have signed the following independent game developers: The Behemoth, Espa├žo Inform├ítica, SyberSoft, Virtual Toys and XPEC Entertainment to publish games on multiple platforms.

'Dungeon Siege II' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Dungeon Siege II" returns players to the beautiful fantasy land of Aranna, but it is a land scarred by civil war, where the lines between good and evil are blurred. Players must lead an elite battle party against Valdis, a vicious marauder determined to return the world to order, no matter the cost. "Dungeon Siege II" promises to set a new standard in role-playing games by combining an intriguing story-line with intense real-time party combat and cutting edge 3D graphics.

'Fate of Ages' Revealed (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An epic RPG tale, 'Fate of Ages' follows the journey of a young hero and his companions as they seek to undo the mistakes of the past. Read more for details, screens and a small trailer...

'ShellShock: Nam '67' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War. Check some new screens...