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'Metal Arms: Glitch In The System' (Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You are Glitch, the gun-slinging, half-ton menacing bot of Droid City who blasts his way to victory. Found as scrap metal, but transformed into destructive machinery, Glitch is determined to free his people from the evil clutches of General Corrosive and his maniacal army of Mil bots. Unleash a world of pain as you annihilate the General's sinister plan to dominate the world, and salvage the robot race. Read more for details and a whopping 1 screenshot ...

'Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this frenetic, story-driven action game, for the first time ever, players will seamlessly combine dynamic space and ground-based combat. Additional gameplay elements include exploration and investigation. Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter takes place hundreds of years in the future, where both human and alien settlers are rapidly colonizing the galaxy. The player will assume the role of ex-Special Ops officer, Mace Griffin. Against a backdrop of corporate, political and religious intrigue, Mace Griffin is framed for being involved in his comrades' deaths. After spending 10 years in prison, he becomes a Bounty Hunter, a vocation that gives him access to classified information and a means to aggressively pursue his search for the people who framed him.

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | 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. Extending the medieval world beyond combat, Lords 3 takes into account the powerful clergy and merchant classes of the time which are important factions in the player's quest to become King.

'Homeworld 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Homeworld 2 is the massive sequel to 1999's Game of the Year and the best 3D space game in the universe.Years after the Higarans reclaimed their Homeworld, there is still no peace. Now a new war, a prophecy, and a deadly new enemy threaten to make the recent journey home all for nothing. In Homeworld, you helped them reclaim their home. Now, help them reclaim their destiny.In addition to the engrossing single player experience, Homeworld 2 allows competition with five other players via a LAN or over the Internet. Homeworld2 also will support mod groups by making the tools to create your own content available via download at www.homeworld2.com. Developed with the RTS community in mind, the game technology includes robust support for mods and high levels of customization.

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' (PS2/Xb) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this gritty and darkly humorous 3rd person action adventure, players join the courageous Brotherhood of Steel, whose mission is to maintain peace in the grim post-apocalyptic world of Fallout. Battling raiders, mutants and a host of radioactive nightmares, players attempt to save the scattered remnants of the human race. Life is hard, mutation is rampant and the closet thing to law and order is the fusion-powered pistol that you carry on your hip. Read more for some juicy screens ...

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds' (GC/PS2/Xb) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds is a 3rd person action-adventure game based on the successful cult series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Just like the show, the adventure takes place at ground zero for all things vampire – Sunnydale, California. Developed with the show's writers as a 'lost episode' from season 5, Chaos Bleeds involves an unraveling tale in which a dimensional bleed has been enabled by Pure Evil to consume humanity once and for all. It's up to Buffy and her friends to stop it all from happening...again! Read more to check some screens ...

'Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat' (ALL) Announced - Features

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that it will publish Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat, a 3D action-adventure game inspired by the upcoming Universal Pictures/DreamWorks Pictures/Imagine Entertainment presentation of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat. Developed by Magenta Software for console and Digital Eclipse Software for the handheld and PC, Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat interactive game will make its multi-platform debut in the fourth quarter 2003. Read more for details on all platforms ...

'Crash Nitro Kart' (ALL) Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today its plan to release the next installment in the Crash Bandicoot franchise, a new character-based racing title named Crash Nitro Kart. The game is scheduled for release fourth quarter 2003 for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and the Game Boy Advance. Albany, NY-based studio Vicarious Visions (Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure, Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced) is developing the game.

'Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami has issued a new patch for their recently released stealth action game Metal Gear Solid 2 Substance, bringing your retail copy to v1.01. This upgrade only fixes issues associated with ATI Radeon 8500 and above. Owners of video cards other than the aforementioned cards should not apply this patch. Read more for details and download links ...

'LotR: The Return of the King' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts officially announced today the development of The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, and the PC. All versions of The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King game will be released worldwide in fall 2003 under the EA GAMES brand.

'MotoGP 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MotoGP 2 for Xbox and Xbox Live! offers eight different racing modes including: Stunt, GP, time trial, Training challenges, tag, Live, multi-player & single race, customizable bikes and all of the riders from the real 2002 MotoGP class. Players can create custom riders and race them online at 60 frames per second with up to 16 riders on one track during a single race. Players can also utilize Microsoft’s online voice communication to talk trash with the nearest competitor at speeds that will make their voices crack and their knees buckle.

'Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This first-ever campaign disk for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft will not require players to have a retail copy of the original game to enjoy a new Ghost campaign. Both new recruits and seasoned vets who earned their stripes playing the original Xbox game will enjoy the camaraderie of the shared battlefield. Xbox Live soldiers can experience the intensity of the front lines side-by-side with their battlefield brothers while covering each others' backs and calling out commands using the Xbox Live Communicator headset.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Scrabble 2003' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Scrabble 2003 Edition comprises several new features, including the latest word lists from the Official Scrabble Words 4th Edition, Scrabble Word International. It also features Duplicate game play, Multiplayer modes for up to four players on Local Area Networks (LAN) and Internet. It was developed with the advice and aid of a Scrabble expert and is based on the popular Scrabble board game from Mattel. The update fixes a problem with Indeo XP codec, fixes a LAN crash, improves network games, and fixes a few other bugs. Read more for download links ...

'Orbz 2.0' Developer Challenge

by Peter on April 25, 2003 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A message on our forum (thanks jmette) let us know that there will be a special launch promotion for Orbz 2.0 “Developer’s Challenge” this Friday night at 8PM Eastern (5PM Pacific). Download the demo and compete online against the developers of the game for a chance to win a free copy of the full retail version. "Orbz is an action/arcade game set in colorful 3D environments. The object of the game is to shoot your orb at targets located throughout 14 distinct courses in a race to score the most points. Game play includes both strategic single-player challenges and intense multi-player action".

Head over to our forum for all information!

Darkmonth Studios Announces 'Damn Dirty Apes'

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Darkmonth Studios are pleased to confirm the development of their first original title, Damn Dirty Apes, and are now actively seeking a publisher for the game. Developed for the PC, but designed with a view to portability to next-generation consoles, Damn Dirty Apes is a cartoon real-time action war game.

'Deer Hunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deer Hunter for the PlayStation 2, being developed by Coresoft Inc., features an online component for intense competition with up to eight players in tournament mode. There are also seventeen weapons to choose from including shotguns, rifles and bows, off-road vehicles, a two-player split screen co-op mode and instant replay with slow-motion bullet effect. The new Deer Hunter game on console will give gamers the adventure and excitement they crave, along with the skill and strategy required for a successful hunt. Check 8 new screens ...

'Iridion 2' (GBA) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on April 25, 2003 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iridion II is a upcoming 3D-shoot’em up from Majesco.. In Iridion II the game begins 500 years after the vicious Iridion forces first attacked Earth and were destroyed by one brave Fighter Pilot. At this time, humans began to colonize the planet systems of the Iridion home galaxy. The Iridion menace was vanquished, until now. Read more for facts and screens!

Sega Snags 'Worms 3D' - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Europe Ltd, today announced an agreement with Team17 Software Ltd, granting SEGA Europe rights to publish 'Worms 3D' on GameCube from Nintendo, PlayStation2 from Sony, Xbox, the as well as the PC. Worms 3D is the first 3D incarnation of the highly acclaimed and best-selling Worms franchise, and this latest version marks the first time a core Worms game will appear on the latest generation consoles. Read more for details and new screens ...

'Final Fantasy' Becomes Reality On NGC & GBA

by Rainier on April 24, 2003 @ 2:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo of America Inc. and Square Enix today announced three new titles in the incomparable 'Final Fantasy' and 'Mana' game series will be published and distributed by Nintendo of America Inc. for exclusive play on Nintendo platforms. Developed by Square Enix, the three titles, 'Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles', 'Final Fantasy Tactics Advance' and 'Sword of Mana' are each scheduled to launch in North America this year, followed by European launches shortly thereafter.