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'Voodoo Island' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight and evade the powerful military force of the Conquistadors, as they seek to vanquish the seas of the pirate insurgence. Only a pirate captain who masters the power of the voodoo spells, who can outwit their foes and seize the treasure, will truly be ruler over the “Voodoo Islands”. Although Koch Media announced that their game went out of beta testing several months ago, no release date is given yet. Check out the news screens ....

'Need for Speed Underground' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out them shiny screens!

'Empires: Dawn of the Modern World' Conquers Store Shelves

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Real-time strategy meets history's most exciting eras in Activision, Inc.'s Empires: Dawn of the Modern World, the latest creation from renowned game designer Rick Goodman and Stainless Steel Studios, Inc. The game challenges players to take full control over military, economic and strategic developments in a quest to build the ultimate empire with one of seven totally unique and historically accurate civilizations. Empires: Dawn of the Modern World is available now at retail outlets in North America for a suggested price of $49.99 and has been rated "T" ("Teen" -- Blood, Violence -- content suitable for persons ages 13 and older) by the ESRB.

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today that the highly anticipated "Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel" for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox has gone gold.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Rise to Honor' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise to Honor is a fast-paced action game developed exclusively for the PS2. Created by Sony Computer Entertainment America’s Foster City Studio in collaboration with worldwide action star Jet Li (Cradle 2 The Grave, The One, Kiss of the Dragon, Lethal Weapon 4), Rise to Honor will immerse players into an action packed story line centered around family, deceit and honor in a chain of dangerous events extending from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Check out the new screens ...

'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The expansion pack to the award-winning RPG of 2002 unveils an all-new campaign that will challenge players to explore and fight their way through nine spectacular areas, including an expansive new jungle region, as they unravel the rich history and mystery of the world of Aranna. Njoy the 40+ new screens...

'Riot Police' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2003 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zono, previously known for titles such as Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction and Metal Fatigue, is developing a new tactical strategy game. Riot Police is a tactical strategy game that lets players assume control of an elite Riot Squad and quell 16 out-of-control riots! Read more for details & the first screens ...

'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2003 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar/Take has released a new patch for their recently released 3rd person action game Max Payne 2: the Fall of Max Payne. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01 and mainly addresses a Win98/ME crash and improves load times (thanks Bluesnews). Read more for download links ...

'Cat In The Hat' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2003 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi has released a one level demo (Potted Plant) for their upcoming 3D action-adventure game inspired by the upcoming Universal Pictures/DreamWorks Pictures/Imagine Entertainment presentation of Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat. Unique gameplay abilities, including the Umbrella Glide, the Hat-Shield Bounce and the Bubble Goo Gadget, help players to navigate through thirteen wild levels in a wacky Seussian world. Read more for download links ...