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'Pure Pinball' - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pure Pinball was announced gold a few days ago, today we have a fresh batch of screens to easy the wait. With super-responsive flipper control and ball movement, Pure Pinball gives players the feeling of experiencing full size pinball machines on hand. Featuring the Excessive Speed, World War, and Runaway Train pinball tables, Pure Pinball delivers an unprecedented level of silver-ball realism, making it the state-of-the-art computer pinball simulation of all time. Read more to check out the screens...

Empire's Budget Label 'Xplosiv' Goes PS2

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire announces that it has finalised the launch plans for PS2 budget titles in 2003. The budget line up will launch with six titles from last year including Victorious Boxers, Kuri Kuri Mix, Driven, Wild Wild Racing and Endgame as well as Psyvariar, an arcade shoot'em-up previously unreleased in Europe. The new titles will retail at the £14.99 price point. Further titles have also been signed for roll-out in release batches scheduled throughout the remainder of 2003.

'The Boss: La Cosa Nostra' - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Boss: La Cosa Nostra, Heksplex's Mafia based RTS game with a strong dose of management simulation and some RPG elements, is near completion, a demo will be shown at E3. You will organize, manage and grow a mob “family” through various legal and illegal activities with the ultimate goal of defeating rival Mafia families and becoming the boss of bosses - capo di tutti capi. Read more for details and a batch of screens ...

BBC Multimedia Brings 'FightBox' (PC/PS2/GBA) To E3

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 8:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BBC Multimedia, the software publishing division of BBC Worldwide, is demonstrating a groundbreaking new project at this year's E3, which brings together television and the Internet with the world of computer gaming.The FightBox concept, which premiers on BBC Television in the UK later this year, will be brought to the PC, PlayStation 2 and Game Boy Advance/SP, following the TV show's transmission.

'Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic' Announced - Screens

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gathering and critically acclaimed software developer Triumph Studios, today announced that Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic for PC is currently in production. Due for release in September 2003, Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic is set to become the new benchmark for fantasy titles. Dutch developers Triumph Studios have a proven track record in this genre. Read more for details and first screens ...

'Lock 'N Load' - Delayed & New Demo

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 7:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While there is nothing sure in this world, this is especially true in the world of gaming. Release dates are notorious for often slipping. No one, from the waiting gamer to the publisher, likes the fact that a game is delayed but sometimes nothing can be done to prevent this occurrence. This time it's Shrapnel Games' highly anticipated first boardgame, Mark H. Walker's Lock 'N Load, that has been delayed. Originally slated for release on May 5th, the game is now expected to ship later in the month.

In the meantime Shrapnel Games and Mark H. Walker has released an updated version of the Lock 'N Load demo. You may download it here.

'Stunt Car Racer Pro' Teams Up With Lost Toys

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 7:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simergy, Geoff Crammond's game company, has chosen Lost Toys, the highly regarded Guildford based developer, to be its partner on its newest project, Stunt Car Racer Pro (announced 4th March 2003).

Win A Job At EA

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 5:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that it has partnered with Digit Magazine to help three lucky people turn their dreams into reality. EA UK Studios, in collaboration with Digit Magazine, are offering the readers of Digit the chance of a lifetime - a job working on the next video game blockbuster within the leading software developer and publisher in the world.

'X2 Wolverine's Revenge' (ALL) Ships

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's payback time! The clock is ticking and its up to gamers to uncover Wolverine's mysterious past in Activision, Inc.'s X2 Wolverine's Revenge. Inspired by "X2: X-Men United," the next adventure in the X-Men motion picture saga, and written by comics legend Larry Hama, X2 Wolverine's Revenge pits Wolverine's razor sharp instincts and super human abilities against familiar foes from Marvel Comics' X-Men comic book series and "X2" including Lady Deathstrike and Magneto. Currently available at North American retail outlets, X2 Wolverine's Revenge carries a suggested retail price of $49.99 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube, and $29.99 for the PC and Game Boy Advance versions. All platforms carry a "T" (Teen - Blood, Violence - content suitable for persons ages 13 and older) rating by the ESRB and the Nintendo Game Boy Advance carries an "E" (Everyone - Violence - content suitable for persons ages 6 and older) rating by the ESRB.

'BIONICLE' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 4:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and LEGO Interactive today announced that BIONICLE, a fast-paced action adventure platform title based on one of the LEGO Company's most successful play materials of recent years, is under development. The game is slated to ship in fall 2003 for the PlayStation2, PC-CD, Xbox and GameCube.

Update: Screens added for PC/Xbox and PS2!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCSoft E3 Titles - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 12:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days ago NCSoft send out word about what titles they has lined up for the coming E3 and today we received a batch of screens for each of those titles.

  • Lineage II
  • Guild Wars
  • City of Heroes
  • Exarch
  • Shining Lore
  • Kingdom Under Fire

Strategy First To Publish And Distribute 'War Times'

by Thomas on May 1, 2003 @ 11:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legend Studios S.L. reveals the agreement that has been recently signed with the Canadian company Strategy First Inc. that will allow the publishing and distribution of War Times in the territories of Canada and the United States of America.. War Times allows you to live again the most exciting moments of the Second World War at the same time that it invites you to collect as much resources as you can in order to ease the way to victory. Read more for features!

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

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 10:35 p.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 & where to download the trailer ...

'Rival-Species' - HalfLife Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rival-Species is a HalfLife mod based around the popular Warhammer 40K universe, and pits you against three possible races, the righteous fury of Imperial Space Marines, the unquestionable evil of their Chaos Marine counterparts, and the technological superiority of the alien Eldar. Read more for download links ..

'Day of Defeat' - v1.0 Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 9:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Day of Defeat is a World War II multiplayer first-person action game that pits players in Axis vs. Allies battles in Western Europe at the height of the war in 1944. This is the same version as the upcoming retail boxed version of DoD. Read more for download links ...

'Devastation' - Linux Client Available Now

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 6:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Icculus has released the first beta for the Devastation Linux client. This release requires a full Win32 install of the game patched to v381 (coming soon) as well as a valid CD key, but does not yet include an installer, and testing feedback is invited. (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

'Star Trek Elite Force II' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation universe, Star Trek Elite Force II allows players to break out of the confines of ship bulkheads and spacestation corridors to explore all new locations including alien worlds and zero-g environments. New and more powerful weapons will be at the player’s disposal and branching levels offer a more varied gameplay experience. Ritual has released a trailer showing off various game sequences within Star Trek Elite Force II. Read more for download links ...

UT2004 Confirmed & Several Other 'Unreal' Titles Revealed

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Factornews seems to have gotten their hands on some information regarding various Unreal titles. According to some E3 booth schedule Unreal Tournament 2004 will indeed be shown at E3, as well as an Unreal 2 Xbox version and Unreal Assault (formerly known as Reloaded) for the PS2. The Unreal 2004 title is scheduled for the second half of this year (thanks VE3D). I guess we'll find out more at E3...

'Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer' Coming To The PC

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 2:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer, players experience an all-out adrenaline rush as they drop down huge wave faces, pull into barreling tube rides and pull off hundreds of massive trick combinations and signature pro moves. Players choose their own path as they interact with famous surfers, sponsors, magazines and photographers. Exotic real world locations and events including full beach environments with real landmarks and hazards lend authenticity to the game. Read more for details ...