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Thief III (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2003 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2003 May 16th

Garrett finds himself without allies, standing alone between the city and the forces that would crush it. Will his skills be enough to save the dying city? Can he survive betrayal, assassins, and war in the labyrinthine city streets? Will he destroy or be destroyed by the evil he awoke? And finally, what must he do to get what he wants most of all: to be left alone plying his trade as the city's greatest ... thief?

'Nexagon: Deathmatch' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 15, 2003 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher and developer Strategy First Inc. announced today that their new real time tactical game Nexagon: Deathmatch has gone gold. "We're wrapping up the last few details now and the team is really happy with what we've managed to cook up,” says Guy English, Lead Programmer on Nexagon: Deathmatch. “Nexagon has been a really fun project to work on and we're sure people are going to have a blast playing it."

UbiSoft Launches 'XIII' & 'FarCry' Teaser Websites

by Rainier on May 15, 2003 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today announced XIII, the most stylish FPS ever, now has its own dedicated teaser web page. XIII is a stunning, conspiracy-driven thriller set in a highly stylized graphic-novel world. Fans can log on now and get a sneak preview of one of the most anticipated games of the year. The website features new screens, character images, an interactive storyline and an exclusive high-quality trailer. XIII is scheduled to ship in Fall 2003 to all consoles and PC and the full XIII website will launch in June 2003. Ubi Soft today also announced that Far Cry, the most unpredictable and technologically innovative FPS, now has its own dedicated teaser web page.With features such as its stunning graphics, unique tropical setting, unprecedented long-range view distance, freely explorable indoor and outdoor environments, authentic physics-on-demand, perfect variety of gameplay, frighteningly realistic AI and an universally acclaimed pick-up-and-play level editor.The website features new screens showcasing the amazing graphics and effects, while an exclusive downloadable movie trailer offers a first look at the game's tropical setting infested with deadly enemies.

'Evil Genius' - Announced

by Rainier on May 14, 2003 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2003 May 14th

Evil Genius, a strategy/life simulation game, is a tongue-in-cheek take on the 60's spy thriller genre where you assume the role of a wicked mastermind bent on achieving global domination through the construction of the ultimate doomsday device.

Fight Crime as Capcom'S Newest Super Hero 'Viewtiful Joe' (NGC)

by Rainier on May 14, 2003 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2003 May 14th

Capcom®, a powerhouse in the multi-billion dollar video game industry, today announced Viewtiful Joe(TM) for the Nintendo GameCube(TM). An all-new concept in video games, Viewtiful Joe blends the latest cel-shaded graphic advancements with classic side-scrolling action gameplay to introduce the world's quirkiest action superhero, Joe! In Viewtiful Joe, "Joe" is sucked into a movie world. Viewtiful Joe redefines the action platform genre by mixing innovative "viewpoint" fighting and amazing cartoon-noir environments, resulting in a visual experience unlike any other. Viewtiful Joe is the brainchild of Capcom's Atsushi Inaba, acclaimed producer of Steel Battalion and Hideki Kamiya, director of Devil May

Acclaim's E3 LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2003 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we have screens for the entire Acclaim lineup that they are showcasing at the E3 convention in LA, which kicks off later today. We have screens from :

  • Alias
  • NBA Jam
  • Gladiator:Sword Of Vengeance
  • Speedkings
  • SX Superstar
  • Summer Heat Beach Volleyball
  • XGRA
  • Urban FreeStyle Street Soccer

'Grand Turismo 4' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Some more screen goodness with a big batch of visual bliss from Polyphony D/Sony's upcmong racing titole, Grand Turismo 4. No specific details are available at this point so without further delay, read more and check them out!

'Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend' (GBA) Ships - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance will ship May 15, 2003 to Wal-Mart retail stores nationwide. Bruce Lee: Return of the Legend combines stealth and platform elements with classic Bruce Lee fighting action in a dramatic movie-like story line. The game's release marks the first time Bruce Lee fans will be able to play as a character based on the world-renowned martial arts legend on a handheld video game console. We got some new screens to go along with that ...

Activision Screen Gallery

by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

And the screens keep rolling in, by the truckloads... Now it's Activision's turn to flood us with some more visual goodness. We got screens for :

  • Call Of Duty
  • Empires: Dawn of the Modern World
  • Elite Force II
  • Rome: Total War
  • The Movies
  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines

'Unreal Tournament 2004' Announced

by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is bringing Unreal Tournament 2004, the newest edition of the definitive virtual blood sport, to personal computers this Fall. Unreal Tournament 2004, like its predecessors, is being co-created by Epic Games Inc. and Digital Extremes. The game will be shown at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, May 14 - 16, in Petree Hall, room 4003.