'Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars boasts an extensive single player campaign, where gamers get to chose which clan they are going to control and start the process of total domination - engaging in battles with the other clans and their leaders. Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars also supports a multiplayer mode: team up with friends on a single PC or across a LAN or internet connection and take on all rivals in a last animal standing competition!

Counter-Strike Gamers Can Play Team3D Using 'Xfire'

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena, Inc., the leading skill-based action game web site, today announced that gamers around the world can get a chance to play Team3D, one of the top Counter-Strike clans in the world, online on Sunday the 22nd by using Xfire.

'Natural Selection' - v3.0 Mod Update Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Natural Selection team has released an updated patch for the latest version of their Half-Life mod Natural Selection v3.0. The beta 3 patch contains many updated maps, much shorter Combat games, and some bug fixes. Read more for details and download links for the Windows client and dedicated server files patches ...

'Men of Valor: Vietnam' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The storyline follows the player through the major actions in the conflict, from search and destroy missions around Danang airbase to the Tet offensive and the counterattack on Hue. A cast of AI controlled characters accompanies the player through the missions, and he learns their value and mourns their loss as the war progresses. The game will support a cooperative mode that allows the player to experience the entire tour of duty with his friends, and various multiplayer modes allow the player to experience the war from the perspective of North Vietnamese Army or Viet Cong guerillas as well as US Forces.

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 3:38 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 ...

'Universal Combat' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3000 AD has released the demo for their futuristic 3D action game Universal Combat. The demo features five scenarios which are based on several game careers - including the brain freeze inducing, slack jawed producing, highly advanced Commander career. Read more for details and download links ...

'Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America today announced it has shipped Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance to retail outlets nationwide. The official videogame for the 2004 Yu-Gi-Oh! videogame tournament, and the sequel to last year's popular Worldwide Edition Tournament game, Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 delivers the ultimate card battling game with more cards, more decks and more tactical strategies.

'Chaos League' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Chaos League is a new kind of game, combining Real-Time Strategy, RPG and Sports. In a fantasy heroic universe Chaos League offers new game-play possibilities. Don’t look for notions of fair-play or the command “Help opponent back on his feet” because they don’t exist ! However, if you’ve been longing to find in a sport’s game such commands as “Stamp”, “High Facial Kick”, “Holding on the Ground”, “Force Passage” or “Ball of Fire” …. Then at last you’ve found the game of your dreams. Read more for details and screens ...

'Wrath unleashed' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 12:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wrath Unleashed, the exhilarating new LucasArts action-strategy game that will transport every player to the fantasy universe is in stores now for Xbox and PlayStation 2! The game introduces players to a unique and spectacular universe where players engage in both single and multiplayer battles with more than 30 fierce, mythological creatures from four realms. Each character has special attributes, powers and attacks...but all characters have the power to unleash their wrath to defeat opponents and dominate the universe!

'Mercedes-Benz World Racing' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 12:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK has released a second demo for Synetic's racing game Mercedes-Benz World Racing. This demo features Hockenheimring track drivable in the Mercedes Benz SLK 230 Kompressor. Read more for download link ...

'All-Star Baseball 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 12:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

All-Star Baseball 2005 is the most realistic baseball simulation that’s easier and more fun to play. All-Star Baseball 2005 is packed with exclusive feature innovations and online head-to-head play plus the deepest franchise mode of any baseball video game. Read more to check out some new screens and the "fielder cam tutorial" trailer.

'SpellForce: The Order of Dawn' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 11:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore and JoWooD, an Austrian game publisher and developer, today announced that "SpellForce: The Order of Dawn" has begun shipping to retail stores in North America.

'Silent Scope Complete' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 10:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America today announced it has shipped Silent Scope Complete for the Xbox to retail outlets nationwide. Marking the series' Xbox debut and the only light gun supported precision shooting game for the console, Silent Scope Complete combines four of the franchise's hit titles - including arcade classics Silent Scope, Silent Scope 2 Dark Silhouette, Silent Scope EX and the console exclusive Silent Scope 3 - into one game.

Will Wright To Share The Secrets Of 'The Sims'

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

Will Wright, creator of The Sims and one of the game industry's most well-known designers, will kick of a new "Legends of the Game Industry" Speaker Series being hosted by The Art Institute of California – San Francisco. The free event will be held from 7 to 8:30 pm on Feb. 25 at the school, located at 1170 Market Street (at 8th) in San Francisco.

'Grand Raid Offroad' (Xbox/PC) Revealed - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Deep in the wildest outback the best rally pilots compete on some of the most beautiful and longest tracks of the world. Races are dangerous: arriving in one piece at the end of a stage is already a victory... Choose from 30 vehicles the one that you consider to suit best to conquer the vast wilderness. And attention, with Grand Raid Offroad you will definetly be facing vastness. Read more for details & screens ...

'NHRA Drag Racing: Top Fuel Thunder' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ValuSoft today announced the release of NHRA Drag Racing: Top Fuel Thunder for PC. This intensely competitive racing game is rated "E" for Everyone and is now available at retailers throughout North America for $19.99.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' Attracts Top Hollywood Talent

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

Three Hollywood heavy hitters have lent their talents to the much anticipated stealth-action game Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow. Joining the development team are Michael Ironside (Sam Fisher), Dennis Haysbert (Irving Lambert) and Lalo Shifrin (Composer, Original Theme). Read more for detailed information...

'Seven Samurai 20XX' (PS2) Website Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sammy Studios today announced the launch of the dedicated web site for "Seven Samurai 20XX". Exclusively for Sony PS2, "Seven Samurai 20XX" is a fast-paced action game inspired by Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece "The Seven Samurai." Visitors go behind-the-scenes to gain access to a wide selection of art, movies, screenshots, character and story background and artist profiles to get a look into how the greatest action tale of all time has been "digitally remastered" for the video game generation. Scheduled for release spring 2004, "Seven Samurai 20XX" is rated T for Teen and has an MSRP of $39.99.

'Universal Combat' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 9:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

3000 AD has released the first patch for their futuristic 3D action game Universal Combat. This release candidate will be superseded by the final patch later this week and addresses a ton of AI tweaks, interface improvements, content and gameplay revisions, multiplayer enhancements, bug fixes, and more. Read more for details and download links ...

'Nightshade' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the release of "Nightshade" exclusively for the PlayStation2. The latest chapter in one of the longest running and most revered videogame franchises, "Nightshade" delivers more intense gameplay, bigger environments, and sharper visuals than its popular 2002 predecessor, "Shinobi". It also offers a more reasonable learning curve and a new 'Easy' mode, making the title more accessible for casual players.