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'Far Cry' - Demo Postponed & Update Patch In The Works

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed over on FarCry HQ that the scheduled 3rd Far Cry demo (the "Boat" demo, meant to be released today) has been postponed and that a multiplayer demo will be made available after the game's official store release. At the same token Crytek head honcho Cevat Yerli revealed that they are already working on a patch. No surprise there right?

'BloodRayne 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Expanding upon the distinctive features that were the hallmark of its predecessor - fast-paced acrobatic combat and supernatural powers - BloodRayne 2 includes new in-game dynamics such as pole combat, rail sliding and advanced melee fighting with fatality moves. Read more for some new screens ...

'Konami America' and 'VUGames' Sign Distribution Deal

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America and Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. today announced an exclusive distribution agreement in which VU Games will distribute Konami's widespread roster of PC games in the United States and Canada. The publishing and marketing efforts for the games covered by the agreement will continue to be performed by KDEA's Redwood City, CA office.

'Singles: Flirt Up Your Life' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After many months of preparation, the doors to the 'Singles: Flirt Up Your Life' flat share are about to open for the first time in the UK. The team at Deep Silver have spent many months sorting through the prospective flat sharers and can now announce the 13 lucky individuals who will enter the flat on the 9th April 2004. Coming from all corners of the UK, this mixed bunch will certainly make interesting viewing. So, 'who would share a flat like this?'

'Massive Assault Network' Beta Test Started

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The beta test will be running for the following two weeks, after which the launch date of the final product will be announced. When released, Massive Assault Network will be immediately available for download and will include free deathmatches on a beautiful planet. Other planets as well as participation in tournaments and clan wars will be available for a reasonable subscription fee.

'Ragnarok Online' - Website Launched

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the world of massively multi-player online role-playing games (MMORPG), none is more approachable or enjoyable than the magical world of Ragnarok Online. Gravity Interactive LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of Gravity Corp. in Korea, announced today the launch of its new Ragnarok Online website, offering gamers a fun new way to experience this anime-style, fantasy world. Read more for some details.

'Star Wars Republic Commando' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enter the covert world of the Star Wars infantry for the first time and become a member of an elite Republic Special Operations unit in LucasArts new squad based first-person shooter, Star Wars Republic Commando. Set during the Clone Wars, between Attack of the Clones and the upcoming Star Wars: Episode III, Star Wars Republic Commando will be released fall 2004 for the PC and Xbox. Read more for details & screens ...

'X-Files: Resist or Serve' (PS2) In Stores NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced that the video game The X-Files: Resist or Serve has arrived at retail stores nationwide. The X-Files phenomenon has been combined with the best elements of a next-generation survival horror game to create an engrossing gameplay experience. Developed by Black Ops Entertainment for the PlayStation2, The X-Files: Resist or Serve is a third-person action adventure game spanning three unique episodes created by the executive producers of The X-Files.

'Breakdown' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that its unique first-person action/shooter, Breakdown, has begun shipping to retail outlets nationwide. Developed for the Xbox, Breakdown is rated M for Mature and has an ESRP of $49.99.

'Forgotten Realms' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Forgotten Realms tells the story of three heroes: a fighter, a sorcerer, and a rogue. The trio of adventurers accidentally releases a demon into the world and must find a way to send it back to hell. Along the way they get caught up in an even bigger plot that has even larger repercussions for the Realms. Check out 25+ new screens ...

'Star Wars Battlefront' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts officially announced today the exciting details regarding Star Wars Battlefront, an intense open-ended multiplayer action game set in the Star Wars universe due out this fall for the PlayStation2, Xbox and the PC. Star Wars Battlefront will put fans and gamers in the heat of the action as they re-live all of the epic battles from the classic and prequel eras of the Star Wars universe. Read more for the first details and some new screens ...

GMX Media Brings 'Black Mirror' To The UK

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media has today announced that it has secured UK rights to the dark adventure game Black Mirror. Developed by Czech coders Future Games, Black Mirror is a dark adventure game which details the aftermath of the tragic death of William Gordon. Playing as grandson Samuel, players must unveil the truth behind the events of that fateful, stormy night. Read more for details & screens ...

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using the latest Unreal Technology from Epic Games, developer Zombie Games is creating an ultra-realistic game world spanning Middle Eastern cities and towns to the secret military bases in the frozen backcountry of Russia to other global hotspots in the Philippines, Bosnia and Western Europe. Check the massive batch of new screens ...

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' Unveiled

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be the premier third generation massively multiplayer RPG. A vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

'Unreal Tournament 2004' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 8:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Online PC gaming is Unreal again! Atari and Epic Games have shipped Unreal Tournament 2004, the highly anticipated follow-up to last year's Unreal Tournament 2003 and the third installment in the mega-selling Unreal Tournament franchise, to retail stores worldwide this week.

'Space Raiders' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Space Raiders was developed by Taito, the company that first unleashed hordes of unstoppable aliens way back in 1978 and is exclusively for the GameCube. Yesterday Mastiff announced today that they will release Space Raiders, the first true 3D sequel to Taito’s arcade classic, Space Invaders and today we have the first batch of hi res screens. Space Raiders will ship April six with a $19.99 suggested retail price...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 1:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'QuakeCon 2004' Open For Business

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pack the car, buy the airline ticket, or get a new pair of walking shoes – just do whatever it takes to be at QuakeCon 2004. The 9th annual QuakeCon video game festival and tournament storms into town August 12-15 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. This annual fan pilgrimage to the largest, most awe-inspiring North American LAN event will be a four day adrenaline-pumping party with 5,000 of your closest friends. With 24 hour-a-day entertainment, action, and activities QuakeCon is open to video game fans worldwide completely free of charge. First-come, first-serve online registration for QuakeCon 2004 will begin at 9:00 PM EST on Wednesday, April 14 at www.quakecon.org.

Matrix Games Launches 'Digital Express Games'

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 11:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce the launch of the new Digital Express Games line of value-priced titles aimed at gamers who want good game, but at a lower price and with immediate availability in a relatively small download package. Read more for details ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 10:21 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 :

  • Singles: Flirt Up Your Life - Trailer
  • Driv3r - Trailer
  • Final Fantasy XII - Trailer


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