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'Battlefield 1942 : Road To Rome' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA is pleased to announce that the Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome expansion pack has GONE GOLD and will begin to ship on Tuesday, February 4 in North America. The multi-player focused expansion pack will give players more of what they have grown accustomed to with the original Battlefield 1942, including more maps, more vehicles, and more fighting forces.

'Restricted Area' Revealed - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Master Creating, an independent Studio located in Hamburg, Germany, announces the development of Restricted Area. Restricted Area is an action-based roleplaying game with realtime combat, which combines a fascinating gameplay similar to Diablo 2 with innovativ technology, tactic-shooter elements and a dark future scenario. Read more for details and the first few screens ...

'Looney Tunes: Back In Action' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced an exclusive co-publishing agreement with Electronic Arts to produce, market and distribute Looney Tunes: Back In Action, a video game to be released on multiple platforms day and date with the upcoming live action feature film starring the Looney Tunes characters. The partnership marks the first time Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered to co-publish a video game title. UK-based Warthog is developing the game based on the film, which will debut in November 2003. Check out these 3 new screens ...

'Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne' - Web Site & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Following in the tradition of previous Blizzard expansion sets, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne provides gamers with a vast new chapter in the epic Warcraft saga. In the single-player campaign, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth. Several months have passed since Archimonde and the Burning Legion were defeated at the battle of Mount Hyjal, yet a new threat has arisen throughout the land. Yesterday we revealed the new upcoming WarCraft III expansion pack, today we serve up some new screens. UPDATE : The official website has now been opened!

'Battlefield 1942' - Patch Information

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 9:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BF 1942 supports up to 64 players and give them the ability to fully experience World War II combat. Playing as several infantry classes, gamers will also be able to control many weapons available to the Axis and Allies as well as command numerous land vehicles, ships and aircraft. Everyone on the Battlefield team at DICE and EA has been working late nights on another surprise for the community. We’d like to take this time to announce the Battlefield 1942 1.3 patch – it’s coming soon, maybe even sooner than you think! Read more for a sneak peek of the upcoming additions.

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' Announced - Features & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 6:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Flying Lab Software just announced Pirates of the Burning Sea, a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game set in the Caribbean islands of the 18th Century. You play a bold sea captain, master of your own ship and crew, as you seek glory and adventure across the trackless deep.. Flying Lab let us know that the game will let thousands of players take on the role of a pirate and sail the seas. Read more for features and a few new screens ...

'ATV: Quad Power Racing 2' Ships For XB/NGC

by Thomas on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 6:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Driving into retail outlets nationwide with an action-packed sequel to its 700,000 unit-selling off-road racing franchise, AKA Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has shipped ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 for the Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo GameCube. Developed by Climax Studios, ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 contains new features and an entirely new game engine that delivers rich graphics and incredible four-wheel arcade racing action for the first and only ATV experience available for the Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo GameCube.

'Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven' - Fact Sheet

by Thomas on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 6:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The newest installation in the acclaimed stealth ninja series, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven delivers the most realistic, stealth-based, ninja-action/adventure game ever. Coming to the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations and new multiplayer options... Chu on this updated fact sheet.

US Air Force Deal

by Thomas on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 6:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Thrustmaster, well known for designing and developing the ultimate in flight simulation accessories, is thrilled to announce a three-year renewal of its close collaboration agreement with the U.S. Air Force. Under the agreement, the U.S. Air Force provides Thrustmaster with support in the development of high-end flight controllers. Thrustmaster will thus keep offering the most realistic flight simulation devices, life like in design, life like in performance as the actual controllers found in the American USAF or US Navy. USAF and Thrustmaster join forces to transport gamers to the further reaches of FlightSim technology.

'Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Aria of Sorrow is the most exciting Castlevania adventure yet! The year is 2035 and the game's high school student hero, Soma Cruz, is about to witness the fist solar eclipse of the 21st century when he suddenly passes out... only to awaken inside of a mysterious castle. Navigating through the castle's complex maze of labyrinths, players must battle ferocious monsters at every turn in order to find an escape before evil consumes them. Check out the 30+ new screens ...

Konami 2003 Lineup (PS2) - Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 2:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Last week we had a run down on Konami's upcoming titles for 2003, today we have a boatload of screens showing off what they have in store for us. We have screens from the following PS2 titles : Silent Hill 3, Graduis V, K-1 World Grand Prix Cy Girls and Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner. Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' (PS2) - Screens

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 12:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is based on Cinemaware’s hit game Defender of the Crown, first released in 1986 on the Commodore Amiga and subsequently to a variety of platforms where sold over 1,000,000 units worldwide. Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is a re-imagining of the beloved classic, with a deep storyline, a rich cast of characters, and the same commitment to stunning graphics and unique, varied gameplay that first made Cinemaware famous. We are currently taking our beta build for a spin so expect a preview soon, in the meantime, check the new batch of screens ...

'Chain Reaction' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2003 @ 12:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames announced the demo version of Chain Reaction today, developed by Monster Studios. The demo features eight playable puzzles and access to 13 of the fully interactive parts. The full version of Chain Reaction, available at www.garagegames.com for $14.95, includes over 50 levels, fifty-nine parts and a full Level Builder with tools for users to create their own puzzles, which they can email to their friends. Read more for download links ...

'Horizons' - New Combat Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Artifact Entertainment is pleased to deliver the latest installment of in-game trailers for Horizons, one of the most anticipated PC games of 2003. This new trailer highlights the forthcoming MMORPG's trade skills and combat features as it follows the adventures of our heroine, Mia, on a quest. Read more and download the movie for yourself.

'Massive Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 3:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Massive Assault is Wargaming.net's upcoming 3D global domination strategy game. Take the command of "Axis-of-Good" forces and defeat the secret alliance of "Shadow Clique" on one of 6 distant planets. The rebels decided to seize the power on Earth by first conquering the space colonies, which provide vital energy resources to A.O.G. The war for global domination will unroll on continents, at sea and in the air. Lead your divisions, fleets and air squadrons against those, who dared threaten our freedom and democracy! Wargaming was so nice to send us some new screens showing off the new graphics and effects.

'Strike Fighters: Project 1' - Service Pack 1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 2:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take control of some of the most renowned aircraft of the era, including the F-4 Phantom II, considered one of the most versatile combat aircraft of all time. Along with a historical timeframe, Strike Fighters: Project 1 has a thrilling Middle Eastern setting that puts gamers high above the now controversial desert sands. Now available for download is Service Pack 1 for Strategy First and Third Wire’s Flight Sim, Strike Fighters: Project 1. The service pack includes many updates, most notably the co-op multiplayer fix. Read more for details what this pack contains and download links

'American Conquest' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 2:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

American Conquest depitcs the first European landing in the New World, development and growing of colonies, setting up and forming of the USA, Canada, Mexico, Colombia and other American countries, the dramatic events dealing with their history. The plot of the game embrace the time span starting from the moment of Christopher Columbus's discovery of the American continent and up to the 18. century, the time of the independent USA forming, which totals in over 300 years packed with various historical events. A new multiplayer demo is now available featuring the British army vs. the Colonial Army (being the US side) commemorating the launch of the War-of-Independence website. Read more for download links ...

'Rainbow Six : Raven Shield' - Demo Patch Tomorrow

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 1:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on Bluesnews that there is a demo patch expected for UbiSoft's eagerly awaited 'RainBow Six : Raven Shield'. A note on the official RavenShield web site states to expect it tomorrow and it should address some multiplayer cheats like preventing players from using the thermal scope and high capacity magazines. Of course we will have this patch ready for download when it becomes available!

'Warcraft 3' Expansion Confirmed - Features

by Thomas on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 12:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A while back the rumors was flooding around about a expansion to Warcraft 3, and today blizzard confirms this upcoming expansion pack.. Here you have the announcement!

Following in the tradition of previous Blizzard expansion sets, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne provides gamers with a vast new chapter in the epic Warcraft saga. In the single-player campaign, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth. Several months have passed since Archimonde and the Burning Legion were defeated at the battle of Mount Hyjal, yet a new threat has arisen throughout the land. The evil Lich King Ner'zhul has been imprisoned inside the Icecrown glacier, deep within the arctic continent of Northrend. Although the former Orc Shaman lacks physical form, his soul lives on, forever seeking a means to escape his icy prison. As the saga continues, it is revealed that both the Night Elf renegade, llidan, and the traitorous Death Knight, Arthas, seek he Icecrown glacier and the mysterious powers found inside. While it is uncertain as to what is being sought inside the icy tomb, players must traverse uncharted lands and battle treacherous new enemies to uncover the schemes of these nefarious beings, and save all of Azeroth from the forces of darkness... Read more for features!