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'Breakdown' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Leading video games developer and publisher Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that its unique first person fighting/shooter game, Breakdown, has gone gold. Exclusively for the Xbox, Breakdown is scheduled to reveal its mysterious plot and sneak onto store shelves on March 16, 2004.

'Kreed: Battle for Savitar' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eventhough Burut's FPS Kreed is not available in most English speaking countries yet, they are already hard at work on a add-on titled Kreed: Battle for Savitar. Not much info is available, so these new screens will have to do for now ...

BAM! Entertainment Acquires VIS Entertainment

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 8:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it has agreed terms to acquire VIS entertainment plc ("VIS"), a Scottish developer of interactive entertainment software products, and SOE Development Limited ("SOED"), a company set up to fund the development of State of Emergency 2, one of VIS' key properties.

'Sacred' Goes Gold In Germany

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 8:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ASCARON Entertainment has announced that the German edition of their RPG game Sacred has reached Gold Master status and that it will be available in stores (in Germany only we assume) February 27th. Encore is the North American distributor for Sacred, and it is expected to go gold soon in the next few weeks as well.

'Conan: The Dark Axe' (NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 8:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different environments and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 8:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Unreal Tournament 2004 is the next evolution of the greatest competitive computer game ever created," said Jean-Philippe Agati, senior vice president and general manager of Atari's Los Angeles studio. "The addition of new modes, mods and maps as well as the controllable land-, air- and space-based vehicles, means Unreal fans are getting an entirely new experience featuring devastating vehicular combat and wide scale warfare." Check out some new screens ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 2:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage. Read more for some new screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Gary Grigsby’s World At War' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 11:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games are pleased to announce the development of an exciting new World War II grand strategy title, Gary Grigsby’s World At War, to be released later this year by Matrix Games. Read more for details & screens ...

'ESPN Major League Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ESPN Major League Baseball raises the bar with Power Pitching, Online Gameplay and a stellar ESPN presentation featuring Jon Miller and Karl Ravech. A new name, a new season, a new way to play! ESPN Major League Baseball will include voice-chat support for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, as well as the only complete online league experience for PlayStation2 owners. Read more for some new screens ...

'Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death is a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death. The game will also have extensive multiplayer modes, enabling ferocious splitscreen or online play and will use Rebellion's versatile new Asura engine. Evolved Games is getting ready to publish Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death in North America, so here are some new screens ...

Capcom Brings 'Way of the Samurai 2' (PS2) To The US

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Acquire, Way of the Samurai 2 will build on its predecessor's mix of fighting and adventure. The game will be set in a war-torn town during the end of feudal Japan's Edo period. Players will be torn between the town's corrupt magistrate and a group of leaderless ronin. Its story will occur over 10 days and will have a much larger cast of characters and slate of side quests.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 6:22 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 :

  • Silent Hill 4: The Room - Trailer
  • Lagster - Intro Movie


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

'Winning Eleven 7' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 5:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment America today announced that it has shipped World Soccer Winning Eleven 7 International (WE7) for the PlayStation2 to retail outlets nationwide. The latest installment of the lauded Winning Eleven series (known in Europe as Pro Evolution Soccer) once again raises the standard for soccer simulations. Following the success of last year's Winning Eleven 6, the series U.S. debut, the franchise returns to the playing field with an entirely new game engine, true-to-life graphics and unparalleled realism in gameplay.

'Dead Man's Hand' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 5:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In "Dead Man's Hand," players will step into the boots of El Tejon, a master gunslinger riding with one of the roughest gangs in the West, known as The Nine. When the ruthless leader of The Nine betrays El Tejon, El Tejon turns to a life of vengeance, vowing to put every member of his former gang six feet under. Through an epic single player story of vengeance and betrayal, the player will travel the American Frontier, experiencing bar fights, shoot outs, stagecoach chases and other definitively Western scenes.Read more for some new screens ...

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 1:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced next-generation weaponry and equipment. Check these 4 new screens...

'Kuma: War' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 1:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kuma Reality Games’ Kuma: War brings today’s news of military conflict directly to the PC in a method and style never-before-seen in the world of video games. Supported by true-to-life satellite imagery and authentic military intelligence, Kuma: War provides players with the opportunity to jump from the headlines right into the frontlines of international conflict. Read more for some new screens ....

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:54 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 ...

'Sonic Advance 3' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few weeks ago THQ Inc.announced that it had entered into an exclusive multi-title Nintendo Game Boy Advance co-publishing agreement with SEGA Europe Ltd. THQ will co-publish three titles based on the popular Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, including Sonic Pinball Party, Sonic Battle, and Sonic Advance 3. Today we serve up the first Sonic Advance 3 screens ...

'Zoo Tycoon 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Adults and kids alike will walk with the animals when a new, graphically stunning 3-D version of America's best-selling* virtual zoo debuts on store shelves this fall. Microsoft Game Studios today announced it will launch "Zoo Tycoon 2," the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning "Zoo Tycoon" game for Windows from Blue Fang Games LLC in time for holiday gift-giving. "Zoo Tycoon 2" adds a spectacular new chapter to the wildly popular franchise. Read more for details and the first few screens ...