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'Gotcha' (Xbox/PC) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take 2 has revealed a new tactical/action title Gotcha, being developed for the PC & Xbox by Sixteen Tons Entertainment. Scheduled for release Summer 2004, Gotcha features no real weapons but air compressed weapons and color ammunition, also known as paintball guns. Choose from 18 players (male and female), work your way through the league based single player campaign, challenge others in a duel, or play against friends over the internet, LAN or Xbox Live. Featuring 12 locations from all over the world, 12 different weapons, Take 2 promises excitement, tactics and full on action. Read more to check out the first few screens...

'Naval Ops: Commander' (PS2) In Stores NOW

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation today announced that Naval Ops: Commander has shipped to North American retail outlets, and is in stores now.

'Spawn: Armageddon' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Spawn, based on Todd McFarlane’s best-selling comic book character, is a 3-D action/adventure game, where Spawn is caught between factions in the battle of Good vs. Evil. Players will encounter a variety of enemies through more than 30 interactive and destructible environments, as Spawn struggles to break free of the controlling forces of Heaven and Hell. Already available in the US for several months, it is scheduled for European release (through EA Europe) end of this week...

'The Godfather' Revealed

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

During a presentation at Bear-Stearns 17th Annual Media, Entertainment and Information Conference EA's CFO Warren Jensen revealed that EA is on its first "M' rated title in over 3 years (ever since Clive Barker's Undying ) based on The Godfather series of mob films. No further details were given as to what type of game (FPS, RTS), who is developing it or what platforms it will appear on (thanks HomeLAN). Now that the cat is out of the bag, EA's PR folks will most likely issue an official statement shortly...

'Far Cry' - IRC developer Chat

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crytek developers and Ubi Soft will participate in an IRC chat Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. EST to promote their upcoming first person shooter Far Cry. The chat can be accessed via an IRC client at server irc.beyondirc.net, channel #FarCry.

'Battlefield Vietnam' - Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has already released the dedicated Linux server for Digital Illusions' Battlefield Vietnam. This package, contains all the game executables, maps and doc files, will give people who want to host/run multiplayer games a chance to prepare their servers for the games launch. Read more for details and download links ...

'Harry Potter & The Prisoner Of Azkaban' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time gamers will play as friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as well as Harry Potter, switching between characters and utilizing their key attributes and skills to resolve challenges and overcome enemies. The three friends will need to combine their strengths and master a variety of new spells as they face Harry's most terrifying opponents yet: the escaped convict Sirius Black and the Dementors, the sinister guards of Azkaban prison. Read more for 60+ new screens...

'Crusader Kings' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 3:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Award-winning developer Paradox Entertainment today announced that much longed-for Crusader Kings has gone gold, and the localization process for all markets will start immediately. The game has been signed for North America, Scandinavia, Russia, France, the UK, Poland, Spain, Germany, Italy and several Asian territories including China and Japan.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 1:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Bujingai: The Forsaken City' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it will publish, under license from Japan-based Taito Corporation, Bujingai: The Forsaken City for the PlayStation 2. The North American release date is currently set for this May. Read more for screens ...

'Singles' - Screens

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Singles", developed by German development team ROTOBEE, lets player's control the lives of Linda and Mike, two very different people, apartment sharing in a busy European city. How they interact and get on is totally up to the player. Expected in stores somewhere Q1 2004. Read more for details & screens ...

'Climax' Will Be Recruiting At The GDC

by Rainier on March 10, 2004 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Climax today announced that the company will be having a booth in the Career Pavillion at this year’s Game Developers Conference, a massive gathering of the industry’s leaders and enthusiasts, in San Jose, California. The leading independent game development company is currently in the process of hiring developers in a variety of positions, including VP of Development, as well as artists, programmers, and designers to staff its Los Angeles studio.

'X²: The Threat' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 8:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight has released a new update patch for EgoSoft's sci-fi flight sim X²: The Threat. This update brings your retail game to v1.3 and adds mod support, save-game and interface improvements, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes, etc (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details & download links ...

'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' (Xbox) Downloadable Content

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

New weapons, new armor and a new race for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Xbox! New content is now available for download through Xbox Live! The content features a new race, the Trandoshans, and a new area, Yavin Station, selling high level armor and additional lightsaber crystals. Players can purchase additional weapons, such as the Baragwin heavy repeating blaster and flame thrower, and new items, including an Advanced Bio-Stabilizer Mask that will provide immunity to poison. LucasArts and BioWare Corp. have made the Game of the Year even better - the journey continues for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 2:36 p.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 :

  • Red Ninja: End Of Honor - Trailer
  • Ground Control II - Trailer
  • Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow - Trailer
  • X-Files: Resist Or Serve - Trailer


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

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lords of the Realm III (Lords 3) is a real-time strategy game of historic medieval conquest that spans castle building, siege, politics, religion, and conquest. The game is set in the Middle Ages, between 850 AD and 1350 AD, and features authentic castle designs and characters. Various scenarios and campaigns encompass the British Isles, Germany, France, Normandy, Brittany, Flanders and Denmark. Read more for some new screens ...

'Tribes: Vengeance' - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 2:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tribes: Vengeance's single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of other, interrelated stories that are unfolding behind-the-scenes. In addition, gamers are given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters. Check out these new screens ...

'Colin McRae Rally 04' - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 1:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Colin McRae Rally 04 it's the player in control - choose from over 20 rally cars and which championships to compete in. Game modes include 4-wheel drive and 2-wheel drive Championships (both with normal or advanced skill levels), Rallies, Stages, a Group B Championship featuring classic powerful rally cars and, for the professional, an Expert Championship, which demands the best performance from the most die-hard rally fan. Check out these awesome 100+ new screens, showing off 16 of the available cars in the game ...

'Saturday Night Speedway' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get behind the wheel of the fastest and most dangerous dirt track vehicles in the world with the next generation of dirt track racing. Bash fenders in Pro Stock races, plow through packs of Late Models or kick up the mud in open wheel Midgets. Ratbag has released a trial demo allowing you to play for one hour, but includes the full game which you can unlock by purchasing a license key online (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ..

'Bomberman Jetters' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco Sales Inc. today announced that Bomberman Jetters has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The sequel to the widely popular and critically acclaimed Bomberman Generations, Bomberman Jetters is available exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube at a suggested retail price of $19.99.