'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 ...

'007: Everything or Nothing' (PS2/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world. Check some new PS2 & GBA screens ...

'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check these new screens ...

'ESPN College Hoops' (PS2/Xbox) Signs College Athletes

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 12:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames announced today that T.J. Ford, Naismith and Wooden Award winner from the University of Texas, will be the spokesperson and cover athlete for the upcoming ESPN Videogames college basketball title, ESPN College Hoops. Chosen in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks, T.J. Ford's leadership, hard-working nature, and winning attitude made him a natural selection to represent ESPN Videogames entry into college basketball. ESPN College Hoops delivers all the high drama, miraculous buzzer-beaters, tear-soaked heartaches and proud pageantry of "The Big Dance" with this new release. ESPN Videogames titles are produced by Visual Concepts - Sega's sports studio.

'WWE SmackDown! Here Comes The Pain' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 11:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced that WWE SmackDown! Here Comes The Pain for the PlayStation®2 is now available at top retail outlets nationwide. Created exclusively for PlayStation 2 by Yuke's Co., Ltd. of Japan, WWE SmackDown! Here Comes The Pain is the next installment in one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. World Wrestling Entertainment licensed videogames have sold more than $350 million in the U.S. since 1999.

'NFL Blitz Pro' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 11:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Sports announced today that NFL Blitz Pro, the reinvented iteration of the popular NFL Blitz videogame franchise, ships today for the PlayStation2.

'Battlestar Galactica' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games is counting-down to the launch of its action-packed space shooter, Battlestar Galactica, with the announcement that the game has gone gold and will ship to North American retailers on November 18th for the PS2and Xbox. Set 40 years before the events of the classic TV series, Battlestar Galactica follows the adventures of fledgling Viper pilot, Ensign William Adama on his fist assignment onboard the Galactica.

'There' Officially Launches - Free Trail Version Available

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 11:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Marking the end of five years of development including a nine-month, large-scale public beta test, There, Inc. today announced the broad consumer availability of its innovative online 3D world. There is the first online getaway that combines the power of chat with the fun and excitement of online games. Found at www.there.com, consumers can sign up now for a 14-day free trial -- no credit card required -- with an option to buy a There membership for as little as $4.95/month with a one time $19.95 activation fee. Read more for details ...

'Call Of Duty' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has officially released the second demo for their upcoming World War 2 FPS Call Of Duty featuring the "Dawnville" map, which in the full game follows right after the previous "Burnville" Call of Duty is an intense first-person action game that allows players to experience the movie-like intensity and gripping combat of World War II as never before – through the eyes of ordinary soldiers, fighting as part of a squad through the chaos of battle. Read more for download links ...

'Top Angler' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 10:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It's quick to learn, yet hard to master and you don't need to be a fishing enthusiast to enjoy this addictive game. Top Angler is packed with innovations that allow the player to always have 'a good day of fishing.' Along with the many levels of play, Top Angler has a 'deep' interactive tackle box with over 36 lures, real pole action/response, a zoom view feature, and an enhanced 'live well' feature that shows cumulative weight, type of fish caught and lures used. It also boasts real-time scenery and weather, light and temperature changes as well as the split screen 'fight/underwater' view.

'Dominions 2: The Ascension Wars' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dominions 2: The Ascension Wars is an epic turn-based fantasy strategy game unlike any other fantasy strategy title that you’ve ever played. On the surface it may seem familiar; after all you’re raising armies, conquering enemy lands, and wielding powerful spells. Scratch deeper though and you’ll soon find that Dominions 2 introduces a depth that will satisfy even the most hardcore strategy gamer. The Dominions 2 demo features two scenarios, Aran and The Desert Eye. Read more for download links ...

'Spellforce: The Order of Dawn' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 27, 2003 @ 2:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In their immeasurable greed and constant thirst for power, the thirteen most powerful Mages of all time doomed the land, hurling it into an endless spiral of chaos and despair. Entire countries were wiped out in the blink of an eye when the devastating power of the Elements was unleashed – Elements summoned by dark rituals. Continents shattered like glass, the pieces strewn about like leaves in the wind. Huge armies, bound by the the power of ancient runes, brought war and destruction to the lands that survived the initial onslaught. All that was left were a few islands, connected by magic portals. Read more for 4 tasty new screens ...

'In Memoriam' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 25, 2003 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a demo for Lexis Numerique's upcoming mystery/adventure game In Memoriam (internet connection required). A unique investigation experience to track a serial killer. Reality and fiction are blurred in this movie style thriller game. Enter the game of a serial killer using e-mail, the internet and movie footage to solve his puzzles in a dark and thrilling environment. This demo features a few elements of the first level (out of nine), the installer seems in French but the game itself is English. Read more for download links ...

'Seal of Evil' Announced For PC

by Thomas on Oct. 25, 2003 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE is set in the last few years of the Warring States period in ancient China more than 2,200 years ago. At that time, Qin gradually became the most powerful state in China and began making an overall plan to conquer the other six states. Meanwhile, Qin troops kept attacking the Baiyue people living in the southwest of China. The people of East Baiyue, under the leadership of Lan Xiong, then fought a desperate war against the Qin army.Several years later, Lan Xiong and the Chief Sacrifice Wizard, Chi Huan, died mysteriously one after the other. What or who was behind their deaths? Lan Wei,Lan Xiong's daughter, began her dangerous adventure into the Central Plains to find out the truth and make her father live again¡... More info @ Object Software Website here!

'Jaxe' Unveiled

by Thomas on Oct. 25, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jaxe is a revolutionary 3D beat 'em up: (thanks Blues) think of a mix of action and strategy, take some elements from FPS games, such as a 360 degrees freedom and the variety of weapons, and add a massive multiplyer support (up to 16 human players contemporarily). All these elements are enriched with a great number of game modes; some of them allow you to set up team matches against other teams, challenge another player (also using the same PC), fight alone or generate great brawls and much more.