'Lock On: Modern Air Combat' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lock On: Modern Air Combat lets players fly a variety of combat aircraft in the most graphically rich, audio-intense game environment ever created for a combat flight simulation. Filled with action-packed missions, realistic flight modeling and flexible game options, Lock On provides unlimited gameplay action to both novice and veteran flight simulation fans. Read more to check out the new movie and screens!

'Breed' - Screens

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

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-em up, which skillfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player's perceived freedom within the game world. Utilising both first- and third-person viewpoints, players can freely take control of a variety of units and vehicles – from standard ground troops to APCs and Dropships – to do battle with The Breed, both in orbit and on the Earth's surface. The objective is simple: Halt the invasion of The Breed and stop the destruction of mankind. Check these 18 new screens ...

'Codename: Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Check these new screens...

'Sonic Advance 3' (GBA) In Development

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that it has entered into an exclusive multi-title Nintendo Game Boy Advance co-publishing agreement with SEGA Europe Ltd. THQ will co-publish three titles based on the popular Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, including Sonic Pinball Party, Sonic Battle, and Sonic Advance 3, as well as Shining Soul II and Shining Force, across Europe, Australia and other international territories beginning with Sonic Pinball Party in winter 2003.

'Joan of Arc' - Beta Test Program

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight, a leading entertainment software developer and publisher, announced today that it has opened up additional beta test slots for its highly anticipated Joan of Arc title. Joan of Arc, which allows players to relive and command forces in the Hundred Years War between France and England, will ship during the upcoming holiday season. Read more for details where to sign up

'Warrior Kings: Battles' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Empire Interactive are pleased to announce that the US version (already available in Europe) of their upcoming RTS Warrior Kings: Battles has Gone Gold! “Warrior Kings: Battles is an exceptional strategy game,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing at Strategy First. “With challenging, almost human-like A.I. and all of the new multiplayer modes, WKB offers a gaming experience unlike any strategy game on the market.”

Sony Adds New Titles To Its PS2 'Greatest Hits' Lineup

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 7:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Demonstrating the massive appeal of the PlayStation platforms and its software libraries, Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today announced three additions to its PlayStation2 "Greatest Hits" lineup, including: SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs, Ratchet & Clank and Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus.

'The Great Escape' - Coming To Europe On Friday

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 7:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turn Steve McQueen on... on your PCs from September 12th.. Digitally resurrected to star in the new computer game based on the World War II adventure classic, Steve McQueen stars in THE GREAT ESCAPE released on PC on September 12th.

It's your chance to take part in the largest breakout in history from the "escape proof" Stalag Luft III and participate in the most famous motorbike scene in Hollywood. The game offers a huge variety of gameplay which takes you from tension-filled stealth scenes to adrenalin-fuelled action and chase sequences.

Cabela's 'Big Game Hunter 2004' & 'Grand Slam 2004' Ship

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hunters Wanted! Activision Value, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision, Inc. is challenging gamers to brave the great North American wilderness and experience the hunt of a lifetime with two new PC games -- Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2004 Season and Cabela's Grand Slam 2004 Trophies. Featuring a wide variety of animals, firearms and authentically recreated hunting locales, both novice and experienced gamers will be challenged and entertained. These titles are currently available in retail stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $19.99 and carry a "T" (Teen) rating by the ESRB.

'Race Driver 2' Details To Be Revealed @ X03

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 7:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters will announce the evolution of racing video games revealing details of Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator at X03, Microsoft's European showcase event for Xbox, on September 16th and 17th.

Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator is now in development at Codemasters' UK studios. The title will launch in 2004 and be a significant gear-change for the award-winning TOCA Race Driver series.

'Jimmy Neutron Jet Fusion' (PS2/NGC/GBA) - Features

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 4:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an attempt to take over the world, Dr. Calamitus has kidnapped the one person who could possibly stop him, Jet Fusion (one of the greatest spies/ movie stars)! However, he never thought that a boy genius would be brought into the picture. Jimmy Neutron has been contacted by the BTSO: Big Top Secret Organization to rescue Jet Fusion. This game will include crazy inventions created by Jimmy Neutron to battle bullies and take on the evil Dr. Calamitus. The spy element also allows the game to include secret gadgets and high-tech vehicles such as the light ray, Jimmy Bot and Trajectory that will definitely aid Jimmy on his mission to rescue Jet Fusion.

'MX Unleashed' (XB/PS2) - Features

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 4:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Studios, creator of ATV Off Road Fury and Motocross Madness, returns to their heritage of motocross by developing the definitive next generation MX game. MX Unleashed is a unique blend of racing and freestyle that provides a realistic experience where the rider is now affected by real-world forces. Players can race through 50 unique tracks and explore six open worlds. Highly optimized graphics offer incredible eco-systems and texture resolution. In MX Unleashed players can select authentic gear and equipment from the top manufacturers in the world, set records, play mini games, race a helicopter - do it all on the power of a dirt bike... Check out a product sheet for this bike sim thing below!

'Ford Racing 2' (PC/PS2/XB) Announced

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 4:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive plc ("Empire") has signed an exclusive deal with the Ford Motor Company to develop and publish its much anticipated Ford Racing 2.. It will be released in Q4 2003 on the PlayStation 2, Microsoft Xbox and PC. The game is being distributed exclusively by Take 2 Games in the US and by Empire in the UK and Europe.

EverQuest Fan Faire In Chicago!

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's that time again: time for Fan Faire! Sony Online's twice-yearly convention for all things EverQuest is happening in Chicago, IL on Sept. 25 - 27. This is going to be one of Sony Onlines biggest Fan Faires ever, as they already have over 2000 EverQuest players pre-registered... Details below!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Horizons BETA Testing Now Live...

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Regarding beta testing, the Horizons website is now live and anyone wishing to beta test can register on the site, just follow the instructions at .

Artifact Entertainment's Horizons: Empire of Istaria is one of the most closely-followed and highly-anticipated massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG) in years. Currently in development for the PC, Horizons will allow players to experience online gaming like never before in a single massive online world primed for exploration, brimming with adventure and rife with danger.

'Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil" finds adventurers in a fight for their lives as a simple rescue mission uncovers a much more sinister plot with far-reaching implications. As the story unfolds, adventurers will travel the world of Oerth, discover the besieged village of Hommlet, survive the filthy shire of Nulb and ultimately penetrate the ruins of the Temple of Elemental Evil, a beacon of darkness and despair in a world without hope. Read more for a big batch of character editor screens ...

'Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon' (GBA) - Screens

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

Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon will see players piloting Han Solo's Millennium Falcon through 14 combat-filled missions set in such locations as the skies of Yavin and Endor. Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon is expected in November but in the meantime read more to check some screens ...

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that acclaimed RPG developer BioWare is currently developing Jade Empire exclusively for Xbox. BioWare, whose publishing relationship with Microsoft was announced one year ago at the Microsoft press event X02 in New York, has most recently been recognized for the smash hit Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. More information about Jade Empire will be revealed in Japan at the Tokyo Game Show on September 26.

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has released the v1.02 update patch for their freely available Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory multiplayer game. This update adresses various client & server sides issues, introduces the latest punkbuster anti cheat protection and various other tweaks. We now also have the updated v1.02 linux server patch available. Read more for details and download links ...