'Dragon Empires' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Empires promises to be a groundbreaking MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game). The world will be filled with embattled clans, each striving to prove their superiority in head-to-head group combat, as they aim to take political and economic control of the game's 50 magnificent cities and, ultimately, 5 empires. A few new screens trickled in, check them out ..

'Sacred' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Sacred the player can choose from 6 playable characters, each with their own individual characteristics and style. The more reserved role-player might prefer the Battle Mage or the Wood Elf, while admirers of traditional fantasy characters can take on the role of the Gladiator or Dark Elf. If the player fancies a different approach then the Seraphim, a follower of the mystical Angels, or the bloodthirsty Vampiress might clench their thirst. Check out these 12 new screens ..

'Heaven And Hell' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

1500 B.C.: four different peoples in a biblical land are waiting to be converted. The gamer is working with a God-simulator and has to convert the inhabitants to the good or the evil side. For this purpose, each side has seven prophets at their disposal, as well as an amount of wonders and plagues (lightning, flood, grasshopper ...) A few weeks ago we had the German demo, now CDV has released the English version. The demo sports a tutorial as well as 1 game mission playable in three different difficulty settings. Read more for download links ...

'Republic: The Revolution' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the fall of the mighty Soviet Union, the Republic of Novistrana verges on collapse, and numerous factions struggle for power. Starting with nothing more than a small base of local support, challenge the state and build a nationwide faction powerful enough to oust the President and enforce a new Republic…by any means necessary. Check the new screens ...

'Blupimania 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Blupimania 2' is a real brain-crusher. In this original puzzle game, you have to solve different kinds of puzzles. Some are easy, but don't be fooled, some are really hard. Blupi, the little round yellow fellow climbs onto a really high tower. Each floor is a game level with a puzzle that has to be solved. You must help Blupi find his balloon. As soon as he grabs it he flies up to the next floor, where a new puzzle is waiting... Check out the demo, letting you check out 16 of 80 puzzles in the final product. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Metallica: The Game - Teaser Trailer
  • Lock On - Trailer
  • World Of Warcraft - GamePlay Trailer
  • IndyCar Series - Tracks Trailer
  • Shade: Wrath Of Angels - E3 Trailer


  • Read more for download links ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | 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 the first screens!

'Smash Cars' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Smash Cars drivers steer remote-control cars in a high-speed race where daily life is in full swing with giant objects and people interacting with and hindering the path of your tiny car. Don’t drop the hammer too fast or people, animals, cars and a variety of other real-world obstacles may spin you into trouble. A one- or two-player game, Smash Cars provides special control features including power boosts, jumps, and the most realistic physics for enhanced driving action. In case you didnt have enough with last weeks load, check the new batch of screens ...

'RtCW: Tides Of War' (Xbox) - New Downloadable Content

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fusing epic World War II battles with heart-stopping covert operations and tactical combat, RtCW: Tides of War uncovers Hitler's horrific obsession with the occult, living dead, and genetic mutations.

'Port Royale' Sets Sail For Retail Stores!

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy and Ascaron Entertainment announced that Port Royale, the empire-building, real-time strategy PC game, which allows players to become traders, buccaneers or pirates, has shipped in the U.S. Port Royale introduces gaming fans to the excitement of the lifestyles and civilizations of the 16th and 17th century, and immerses gamers in the historical rivalries and fragile relationships commonly held between yesteryear’s village commoners.

'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest installment in the award-winning series, Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria is a unique blend of role playing and turn-based strategy gaming. Set in the troubled land of Etheria, old foes such as Dwarves, Elves, and Orcs have resumed their ancient hostilities and the Undead legions of Lord Bane have returned. The game centers on the actions of your Warlord, who plays a pivotal role in the success or failure of your military efforts. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Next Generation Tennis 2003' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wandoo has released a demo for 'Next Generation Tennis 2003'. This singleplayer demo lets you play one match from the US open against computer. Aimed at both casual and die-hard tennis fans, 'NGT 2003' (aka Roland Garros 2003) combines responsive gameplay with breathtakingly realistic environments. Indeed, playing 'Next Generation Tennis 2003' is like watching a match live on TV: slow-motion replays, umpire comments, player behaviour, crowd noise - the only difference is you're on the court taking part! With seven game modes (including 2 hidden), 'NGT 2003' offers players a wide range of excitement, from the most traditional to the most innovative. Read more for download links ...

'Combat Mission 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV sent out word that they have a released a new (UK, French & German)) patch for Battlefront's strategy title Combat Mission 2. The update brings your retail game to v1.03 and brings several game tweaks such as "Russian blunt-nose APBC ammo is reduced in effectiveness versus homogenous armor (e.g. Tiger, late StuG III) but increased versus face-hardened armor (some Pz IV, early/mid StuG III)." Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

UPDATE : We now also have the US v1.03 patch available!

'Knights of Honor' - Screens

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed during last month's E3, developer Black Sea Studios has released some new info on their upcoming RTS title "Knights Of Honor", to be published by Sunflowers. No released date has been set yet. Read more for some new screens or check out the Black Sea Studios website!

'The Perfect General Internet Edition' - Beta Test

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Perfect General is an abstract game of strategy on a tactical level. Players buy units such as tanks, artillery and infantry, place them on a map, and try to capture and hold strategic areas. The game plays in a series of turns, with each turn having different planning, fire and movement phases... Now Killer Bee Software is looking for beta testers. Find out more and sign up here!

'TOCA Race Driver' Goes Platinum

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With an on-the-road price of just £19.99, Codemasters' number one best-seller TOCA Race Driver will launch as a PlayStation 2 Platinum title on June 13th. Already a major international hit, TOCA Race Driver is the evolution of racing games and uniquely blends a cast of game characters with the sport's real-life drivers, locations and championship events.

PlayStation Experience 2003

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After last year's sell-out PlayStation consumer show, The PlayStation Experience, Sony Computer Entertainment UK (SCE UK) is pleased to announce it will be hosting the successful event again for 2003. Running last year from Thursday 28th August to Sunday 31st August at London's Earl's Court. The PlayStation Experience offered gamers, for the very first time, a chance to sample games anything up to six months in advance of their launch, plus a comprehensive timetable of live entertainment including chart topping music, skate and BMX, dance and celebrity appearances..

Games Industry Veterans Joins Forces In Scottish Company

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 5:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Three high profile veterans of the computer games industry are joining forces at Real Time Worlds, the Scottish based games development studio. David Jones, creator of Lemmings and the infamous Grand Theft Auto franchises has joined forces with Ian Hetherington, former Managing Director of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and founder of Psygnosis, and Tony Harman the former Director of Development and Acquisition at Nintendo of America. The three industry veterans have united to back Jones' latest original concepts and technologies. They are planning to utilise their unique distribution experience to maximize the revenue potential for Real Time Worlds products now in development.

'Laser Squad Nemesis' Co-Publishing Agreement - Screens

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 5:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codo Technologies Ltd and Just Play, a division of Just Flight Ltd, today announced that they have entered into a co-publishing agreement to distribute a retail boxed version of Codo's acclaimed Laser Squad Nemesis, which has previously only been available online.

'Shrek Super Party' (NGC) Ships

by Thomas on June 5, 2003 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive announced today that "Shrek Super Party" has shipped for the GameCube. Along with the two versions which were released late last year for the PS2 and the Xbox, the party genre title is now available on all three major console platforms at retail outlets throughout North America.