'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time for the PlayStation2 has reached gold master status and is expected to hit store shelves in the coming weeks. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time boasts fluid animations, ingenious and challenging level design, a gripping story, an inimitable hero and the ability to manipulate time - all woven into a unique and immersive gaming experience.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced today that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 for the XboxÔ video game system from Microsoft is available this week at retail outlets across the U.S. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 was developed by Ubisoft Montreal and is eagerly anticipated as the must-have Xbox and Xbox Live(tm) game for the holiday season. Momentum has been building since the game's enthusiastic industry reception at E3, culminating in a hugely successful pre-sell program.

Mythic Ships 'Dark Age of Camelot: Trials of Atlantis'

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment announced today that the game's latest expansion pack, "Trials of Atlantis," is available in stores. In "Trials of Atlantis," players will journey to the mysterious underwater world of Atlantis, and experience the trials designed to protect the legendary civilization's secrets. Intense group play, three all-new races, and amazing next generation graphics that update the entire "Dark Age of Camelot" world make this expansion a must-have for all fans of the game. As a bonus, the "Trials of Atlantis" retail box also includes a separate disc with the original "Dark Age of Camelot" game.

'Van Helsing' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Creatures of the night beware, VUGames announced today that it will be unleashing Van Helsing for the PS2 and Xbox, based on the highly-anticipated film from Universal Pictures. Van Helsing, the new epic action-adventure film from writer-director Stephen Sommers, (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns) draws inspiration from the studio's classic horror properties and introduces Van Helsing, Bram Stoker's fabled monster hunter, who is summoned to a distant Eastern European land on a quest to vanquish evil. The stars Hugh Jackman (X-Men, Swordfish, Kate & Leopold) and Kate Beckinsale (Pearl Harbor) and is slated for a May 7, 2004 release.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:23 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...

'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown' (ALL) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wrestling fans around the world will finally have their long-held dream answered, as Ultimate Warrior, one of the most popular, beloved wrestlers in the history of professional wrestling, is returning to the ring. Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Ultimate Warrior to appear in "Legends of Wrestling: Showdown", which is currently under development with Acclaim Studios Austin and scheduled for release in April 2004 across the next-generation gaming platforms.

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' (ALL) Announced- Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

VUGames announced today that the next installment in the best-selling Leisure Suit Larry franchise, Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is scheduled for release on next-generation consoles and the PC in late 2004. The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide and its games are considered collector items. Read more for details and the first 3 screens and in-game footage trailer ....

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle. Check a few new screens ...

'Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 3:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Engage in this saga set in the Golden Age of the Republic - over 4,000 years before the first Star Wars film, when both Jedi and Sith number in the thousands. With the Galaxy reeling from a recent conflict with the Dark Lords, the ongoing battle between the Jedi and the Sith rages on. Your actions determine the outcome of this colossal galactic war - and your destiny as a Jedi. Check the new screens ...

'Max Payne 2' - Bonus Chapter Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 3:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar/Remedy Entertainment have released the 2 bonus "Dead Man Walking" chapters for their recently released action game Max Payne 2. These bonus levels are Upper East Side & Mona's Playground, Dead Man Walking gameplay mode is only unlocked after you've completed the game for the first time. Read more for details and download links ...

'The Sims Makin' Magic' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Beware! Your Sims have Magic! In The Sims Makin’ Magic Expansion Pack, your Sims are granted magical powers to cast playful or mischievous spells. Venture to an all-new magical, carnival-themed destination, experience exciting new gameplay, gain over 175 new items, and encounter a whole new cast of quirky characters in this powerful pack of magical high jinx. See what happens when the fate of the Sims is challenged and magic spells are cast with good or bad intentions. In The Sims Makin’ Magic, expect the unexpected. Check the new magical screens & trailer ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 2:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Quake 3: True Combat' - Mod Update Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 9:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Team Terminator has taken the best and most advanced of the 3rd party maps out there, piled them together with stable new server configs and a working mapcycle and is proud to release Quake 3: True Combat 1.1 to the public. This patch will resolve some of the rather ugly broken cycles and screwed settings on the server thus giving more reliabilty and enjoyabilty to you. Read more for download links ...

'Elite Force 2' - Dedicated Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 8:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ritual Entertainment has released the Linux dedicated server for Activision's sci-fi FPS Elite Force 2. These files will allow game admins to set up dedicated linux servers (thanks Ritualistic). Read more for download links ...

'Acclaim' & 'Dave Mirra' Resolve Issues

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 8:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Acclaim today announced that Dave Mirra, the world’s premiere BMX athlete and the Company have amicably resolved their differences surrounding a contract dispute between the parties.

'Fugitive Hunter: War on Terror' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 7:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Fugitive Hunter: War on Terror, players assume the role of Jake Seaver, a former Navy Seal and current Fugitive Recovery Agent. The story begins during a covert mission on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in 1999. Seaver's helicopter is shot down and his team is lost in the crash. Barely escaping with his life, Seaver returns to Miami, the headquarters for the Criminal Interdiction and Fugitive Recovery (CIFR). He must now focus on his next mission, although he never forgets the failed mission and the deaths of his teammates. Read more for a fresh batch of screens ...

'Chicago 1930' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Chicago, 1930-Prohibition The Mafia rules the city. A special police task force is formed to take down his gang. This squad is managed by two cops. An open war breaks out throughout the city of Chicago. Now it’s your turn to choose your side! By the creators of Desperados and Robin Hood, The Legend of Sherwood, Chicago 1930 will plunge players into the 30's and drag them from the Chicago shallows to a pretended respectable community. Wanadoo has pushed Spellbounds strategy game from its original November shipping date to January 2004 in order to "synchronize the simulatanious release in all territories."

'Railroad Tycoon 3' Shipped To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 3:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering and Take-Two's critically acclaimed software developer PopTop Software, today announced that Railroad Tycoon 3 has shipped to stores in North America. The game will be in stores in Europe on October 31, 2003.

'Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 3:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment in association with top video game developer Genki Co., Ltd., is offering gamers the opportunity to rev up their engines as they tear up 200 miles of scenic highway in its new racing game, Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3, for the PlayStation2. For players who enjoyed navigating the open roads of Tokyo in Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero, the game offers realistic drives along the highways of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.

'Worms 3D' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 2:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Continuing to capture the true essence of the game as teams of worms battle across bizarre randomly generated landscapes, or across finely crafted custom-designed levels utilizing an arsenal of devastating weapons. The new demo features loads of new wormy things for you to get your teeth into - two new levels, a new weapon set, a 2 player game and a single player game against mid-strength AI. Previous compatibility problems have been sorted too. You may have seen some other "mirrors" but a lot of places have a corrupt version, this one is tested & working. Read more for download links ...