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'FIM Speedway Grand Prix' Races To Stores

by Rainier on May 20, 2003 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Big City Games Inc. and developer Techland, are proud to announce that FIM Speedway Grand Prix, an officially licensed FIM motor-cycle race title, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

'Rise of Nations' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 20, 2003 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers can emerge from their trenches and prepare for battle, as Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Rise of Nations is appearing on store shelves throughout North America. Gamers can now get their hands on one of the most innovative and detailed real-time strategy (RTS) games for an estimated retail price of $49.95 (U.S.).

'Bulletproof Monk' (Pc/Xbox/PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 20, 2003 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Licensed from MGM Interactive, the game will follow the premise of the film, which is based on the comic book first published by Flypaper Press in 1999. In Bulletproof Monk, a mysterious monk with no name has zigzagged the globe to protect an ancient scroll - the Scroll of the Ultimate - which holds the key to unlimited power. Now the monk must find a protégé, the scroll's next guardian. Some new screens kicked in, and thankfully the game is looking to be better than the movie was ...

'Pax Romana' - Developer Interview & Screens

by Rainier on May 20, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

A game that puts you in the shoes of a Roman senatorial family, from the Early Republic(275 BC) to the end of the Civil War(44 BC), allowing for warfareas Legion Commander, Senate politics, Provincial government. Pax Romana is a unique concept of all players being on the same side while at the same time struggling between themselves for complete political mastery of the Roman world. Some new screens as well as a brief Q&A from the people who brought you Europa Universalis. Read more and check out the goodies ...

Buena Vista - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 20, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As the days roll by we are catching up on more and more material that made it to our E3 collection bag. Today we have some goodies from Buena Vista, featured titles are:

'Chicago 1930' - Developer Interview & Screens

by Rainier on May 20, 2003 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

During last week's E3, Wanadoo reveiled their newest tactical game Chicago 1930. The game is scheduled to ship to retail shelves in Q4 2003 and in the meantime we have some new screens and a pre-packaged Q&A with Spellbound's Armin Gessert. Read more to check out the goods ...

'Fear Factor: Unleashed' Announced (ALL)

by Rainier on May 20, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment and Playinteractive, LLP today announced a major licensing deal with NBC Enterprises and Endemol USA to create, market and distribute interactive video games based on the worldwide hit TV series Fear Factor. Tentatively titled Fear Factor: Unleashed, the games are targeted to be in stores in 2004. Joy Tashjian Marketing Group helped broker the deal.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 20, 2003 @ 1:45 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 :

  • Metal Gear Sold 3: Snake Eater (full 11 min E3 movie/Konami)
  • Doom 3 (full E3 movie/Activision)
  • Fable (MicroSoft)
  • Matrix Online (UbiSoft)
  • The Great Escape (SCi)
  • Conflict Desert Storm 2 (Gotham Games)
  • Counter Strike (Valve)


  • Read more for download links ...

Square Enix - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 19, 2003 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This fine evening we have another batch of screens, this time from Square Enix's E3 Lineup, featured titles are :

Sony Online Entertainment - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 19, 2003 @ 9:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we have a batch of screens from Sony Online Entertainment's E3 Lineup, featured titles are :