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

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Alias" is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. “Alias” will encompass all of the key elements behind the series’ success, including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry and stunning gameplay locations that span the globe. You can never have enough Jennifer Garner screens, so here are another 80+.

'Breed' Gets North American Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment today announced that March 23 is the North American release date for the PC title "BREED." A sci-fi tactical shooter featuring amazing visual effects, "BREED" is a fast-paced action title offering an incredible amount of freedom on land, air, and space.

'MechAssault 2' (Xbox) Announced - Details & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MechAssault moves beyond heavy metal and into the mind of the warrior as Microsoft Game Studios today announced that MechAssault 2 for Xbox is currently in development and is scheduled to arrive on retail shelves in time for the 2004 holiday season. MechAssault 2 is being developed by Day 1 Studios, creators of the best-selling sci-fi action/shooter MechAssault for Xbox, and guarantees an entirely fresh and exciting gameplay experience for seasoned combat veterans and newcomers alike.

'Judge Dredd' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Evolved Games and developer Rebellion announced today that the legendary Judge Dredd comic book character is coming to life in Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death. The first-person shooter will ship for all of the console gaming platforms as well as for PC in March, 2004.

Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has yet again released a patch for Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.53 (US & UK versions) and this patch should finally resolve the wall-peeking issue as well as address the problems users of the OEM discs have been having. Read more for download links ...

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more to check out some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • Xpand Rally - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Star Wars: Republic Commando' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars: Republic Commando will present a dramatic military-style action experience from the point-of-view of an elite squad member of a Republic Special Operations unit. Players will step into the role of a Commando performing precision operations deep behind enemy lines in this brutally realistic Star Wars combat experience. Star Wars: Republic Commando is scheduled for release in 2004, in the meantime check these new screens ...

Sony Online Announces 'Everquest' Engine Update

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment has exciting news for all EverQuest players. As the world of Norrath evolves and expands, so too does the technology powering EverQuest. Sony Online Entertainment is making significant upgrades to the EverQuest engine which will allow SOE to provide players with the great game, but on a much more stable and efficient platform. SOE anticipates patching in the new engine sometime during the next month or two.

'Perimeter' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter. The game combines proven principles of controlling resources and unit groups with titles featuring a clear-cut seizure of living space. The gamer has three powers at his or her disposal: The first is terraforming. The second is being able to surround areas of land with an impenetrable force barrier generated by special perimeter units. The third power is being able to carry out military operations with the help of ground and air forces.

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims changed the face of gaming in the new millennium and quickly became the #1 PC game of all time. In the next generation of The Sims, The Sims 2, players control their Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all-new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new, amazingly life-like 3-D world. Experience the crazy, unpredictable ride of a Sim's lifetime in The Sims 2.

'Monster Garage: The Game' In Stores NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the hit Discovery Channel television series of the same name, "Monster Garage The Game" puts players on show host Jesse James' monster team and charges them with creating a custom machine in seven days, for $3000 or less.

'Toy Strikers' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation today announced Toy Strikers, the third of NCsoft-developed games following Lineage and Lineage II. The game maker has been developing Toy Strikers over the past year. Unlike its two predecessors Lineage and Lineage II, both of which are MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game), Toy Strikers is a massively multiplayer shooting game, and the first product for casual gamers developed by NCsoft.

'Tenchu: Return from Darkness' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 3:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tenchu: Return from Darkness brings the acclaimed Tenchu stealth ninja series to the Xbox, delivering the most realistic ninja action-adventure game ever. Based on Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven for the PS2, Tenchu: Return from Darkness offers several new enhancements including two exclusive single-player maps, improved gameplay balance with re-tuned enemy intelligence and new enemy placement, a user-interactive training mode and Xbox Live featuring two player online co-op and versus action. Read more for some new screens ...

Jowood Financial Results Reveal 'StarGate SG1' Game

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 2:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions Software AG has completed it’s turnaround following difficulties during the business year 2002. The positive result for 2003 confirms the company’s successful restructuring and repositioning The preliminary EBIT increased to EUR 7 million (2002: EUR –42.8 million). The preliminary group result after minorities increased to EUR 3.7 million (2002: EUR –28.6 million). JoWooD has, thus, managed to achieve a sustainable profitability increase through a successful strategic and structural reorganization of the company.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2004 @ 11:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ensemble Studios has released a new patch for their 3D RTS AoM (v1.09), as well as The Titans expansion pack (v1.02). The AoM version adresses some exploits and cheat fixes while the Titans patch adresses some additional bug fixes and game balance tweaks. Read more for download links ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2004 @ 3:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studio, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic single- and multi-player counter-terrorist experience available anywhere. The PS2 version features exclusive content (single- and multi-player missions) and a very cool split screen feature for 2-player, offline cooperative gameplay. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 will be released for the PlayStation2 in March 2004, in the meantime, check the new screens and in game footage trailer ...

'Uru Live' Is No More Alive

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2004 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft manager Rand Miller has announced that the multiplayer portion of Uru: Ages Beyond Myst is no more. "Even with all of the time, money, resources, code, people, sweat, and heart that were poured into Uru Live, we needed a certain number of subscribers to pay the bills. We didn't get there. Uru Live is innovative and unique; its online universe is one of the most beautiful and complex ever built, anywhere. The idea of ongoing content was dramatic and forward-looking, but it required a substantial continuing effort to sustain. We were just not able to sign up the number of subscribers (even for free) necessary to pay for that effort." Cyan Worlds plans to release new content for the singleplayer part of Uru: Ages Beyond Myst somewhere in March 2004, the first expansion "To D'ni", will be free.

'Golden Land: Cold Heaven' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2004 @ 2:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Russian developer Burut has announced that they started working on the "GoldenLand :Cold Heaven" localization (means translating for non-Russian distribution). While the original game is not even available in English speaking territory, the addon has already gone gold in Russia and is expected to appear in stores soon. Rumor has it that both titles might ship at the same time (maybe as a package deal?) in English speaking territories. Read more to check out two new screens ...