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ESPN NFL 2005 (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s the season of the fan. The year of people coming together to celebrate sport. And uniting everyone is ESPN NFL Football, a coupling of 'the most responsive and intense gameplay around' and the richest multi-player gaming experience possible. Everyone is getting in on the action with the help of our innovative V.I.P. system – allowing you to play your friends or the elite as if they were sitting right next to you! So dust off those extra controllers, grab some chairs, and get your game on! Check the new screens & trailers...

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the 60s and using the Cold War as its inspiration, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater forces the player to adopt a number of new skills to survive in Snake's new jungle environment. Danger lurks everywhere as Snake explores the beautifully-realised forests, encampments and rivers, with guards patrolling key routes, dangerous animals to contend with, and the uneven terrain and noisy foliage making the silent approaches the Metal Gear hero is famed for virtually impossible. Check the new screens ...

'Mourning' - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 1:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Mourning' is an MMORPG is being developed by Quad Software and Maxim Software based in Europe for Limitless Horizons Entertainment LLC based in the United States. Currently in development and scheduled for a spring 2004 release, "Mourning" will take users into a rich online fantasy world. Check out the new screens ...

Gran Turismo 4 (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 1:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gran Turismo 4 further demonstrates its mission to provide the most authentic driving simulation available in the marketplace. New features will extend above and beyond just pure automotive racing, providing a unique destination for automotive and PS2 enthusiasts to enjoy car culture in every dimension – extending that goal will be highlighted through the new "GT Photo Mode."

'Samurai Warriors' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that Samurai Warriors for the Xbox has gone gold. The Tactical Action game will ship to North American retailers on July 13, 2004. Gamers can still pre-order the game now at ebgames.com and gamestop.com.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 10:42 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 :

'Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal, Ratchet and Clank once again team up for an all-new adventure combining diverse gameplay with elements of action, exploration, adventure, puzzle-solving, strategy, role-playing and fierce gunfire into one riveting experience. Featuring single-player and introducing new multiplayer offline and online gameplay, Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal aims to push the action platform genre even further to deliver one of the most exciting and fulfilling single-player and multiplayer experiences ever.

'Silent Storm: Sentinels' - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Storm: Sentinels is an expansion to the highly acclaimed turn-based tactical game Silent Storm, fully-rendered in breath-taking 3D with totally destructible environments, non-linear campaigns and RPG elements. The expansion takes you further into the story of the covert struggle against Thor's Hammer - a renegade organization set on global dominance.

Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines allows players to become a dangerous creature of the night as they assume the role of a recently embraced fledgling vampire in the service of the city's dark prince. Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines is being developed by Troika Games, whose founding members' credits include the award-winning Fallout, and is based on White Wolf's renowned pen-and-paper Vampire: The Masquerade RPG series. Built using Valve's Half-Life 2 Source Technology.

'Ace Combat 5' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco's 'Ace Combat 5', shipping exclusively for the PlayStation2 in Fall 2004, is the newest installment is the most explosive title yet in the unparalleled 'Ace Combat' series. Developed by Namco Limited in Japan, 'Ace Combat 5' is set to soar as Namco’s fifth installment of the Air Combat/Ace Combat series. Read more for 30+ new screens ...

'Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow' - Screens & Demo

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As a promotional stint for the upcoming blockbuster movie, Paramount has released a Sky Captain demo featuring 3 maps, fighting against Giant Robot, Flying Wings and Mechanical Crabs (under water). As you defeat the enemy, you will gain points, which you can then use to upgrade your plane in various ways. A fourth map will unlock in several weeks as part of an online contest to win a trip to London. Read more for details, screens and download links (registration on website required) ...

'Anarchy Online' - Three Year Anniversary

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom is proud to announce that Anarchy Online is turning three years on June 27th! Through the years, Anarchy Online has evolved to become the highest ranking sci-fi MMORPG on the market, a feat made possible thanks to the commitment and feedback from our players. Today, Anarchy Online is a highly profitable and thriving online game, and Rubi-Ka has turned into an incredible planet, almost breathing and taking on a life of its own.

'Painkiller: Battle out of Hell' Announced

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it will publish the Painkiller Expansion Pack: Battle out of Hell for its award-winning PC FPS. Releasing well in time for the holidays, the Expansion Pack will offer multiple features to extend enjoyment of this spectacular shooter.

'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released the first patch for Wing Simulations' multiplayer shooter SÖLDNER: Secret Wars. This v28610 contains improved vehicle functionality, netcode optimisation, various Commander mode and player map, the usual bug/crash fixes, tweaks, and various other stuff. Read more for details and download links ...

'Blood Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In ‘Blood Magic’ the weapon of choice is magic. Graphically stunning, the game is set in a richly detailed medieval-style world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development. There are a dozen different fields of magic, over 100 weapons in the game and nearly limitless spell possibilities.

Ignition Brings 'Metal Slug' (GBA/Xbox) To Europe

by Alanix on June 25, 2004 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the most-loved arcade and console gaming franchises is set for an official European release as Ignition Entertainment announces it is to publish SNK PLAYMORE's Metal Slug 3 and Metal Slug Advance throughout Europe. Read more for details & screens ...

'Half-Life 2' - Hollywood Voice Cast Revealed

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 10:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve's Gabe Newell has been spotted on the Half-Life 2 Fallout forum dropping by to post some info about who they signed to do the voice overs in HL2, available language versions and the size of the game. Half-Life 2 is about 3.5 GB uncompressed and about 2 GB compressed. This doesn't include CS:Source, HL-1:Source, DoD:Source, the SDK, or whatever (thanks Shacknews) Read more for list of the voice actors ...

Director Uwe Boll Not Happy With Online Reactions

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noted German director Uwe Boll, who apparently skipped his English lessons in school, has posted a comment on the Alone In The Dark movie website about the not so positive reactions on the internet.

"HOUSE Of THE DEAD was in a lot of territories a very big success. In Middle East, Russia, Spain, Thailand and South America was the movie similar to the USA and KANADA two weeks in the TOP TEN and a long time in the Video/DVD-Charts. In a lot of countries the release is coming up in summer. But in the internet are a lot of negative voices talking about the film and I wanna tell all this people that they are right and wrong."

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 6:31 p.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 :

'Jak 3' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 6:11 p.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!