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'NFL Street' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 3:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

From the developers of Madden NFL Football comes a new brand of football where style is BIG: 'NFL Street'. 'NFL Street' lends fast paced arcade action with street culture to create a unique new gameplay experience where NFL stars become larger than life personalities. Players battle to earn the enhanced gear and attributes necessary to dominate the urban environments. Read more for some new screens...

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong (thanks Andy). Read more for some new screens...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 1:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time, players control The Sims over an entire lifetime for the very first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations, gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new amazingly life-like 3-D world. Read more for some new screens ...

EA Signs 'MVP Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Cover Athlete

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 12:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today its choice for baseball’s MVP, tapping St. Louis Cardinals All-Star Albert Pujols as cover athlete and spokesman for MVP Baseball 2004. The game is scheduled for release on multiple platforms next spring under the EA SPORTS brand.

'Contract J.A.C.K.' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 11:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today Contract J.A.C.K. – the official prequel to GameSpy’s 2002 PC Game-of-the-Year, No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.’s Way is now available on store shelves. Contract J.A.C.K., developed by Monolith Productions, is a standalone expansion pack set in the No One Lives Forever universe that delivers non-stop action with new singleplayer missions, exciting multiplayer modes including Doomsday and Demolition, and a fully documented suite of mod-making tools.

'Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Race Driver 2 will provide petrol head gamers with the most diverse range of challenging motorsports ever seen in one game. Over 30 global championships will be featured, with players competing in events including GT Sports Car Racing, Street Racing, Rally, DTM, V8 Supercars, Global GT Lights, Rally Cross, Formula Ford, Open Wheel Grand Prix and Classic Car Racing. Check out some new screens ...

'Pac-Man vs.' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 11:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Exclusively for Nintendo GameCube with connectivity to the Game Boy Advance, the new screenshots accurately depict the classic arcade feel of Pac-Man vs. through advanced technology, offering crisp, clear graphics and bright colors as Pac-Man leads ghosts on another chase to consume pellets and fruit in a timely fashion. Read more for some quite similar looking GBA screens ...

'Rise of Nations: Throne and Patriots' Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpot has gotten word that Big Huge Games is working on an expansion pack for Rise of Nations, called Throne and Patriots. 'Rise of Nations: Throne and Patriots' will include six more new playable nations to the original game's total of 18, along with more than 20 new units, and new features, like the expansion's new campaigns and its government system. The government system will let each nation in the game determine for itself how it will be governed--a decision that will affect its development over the course of history. The new campaigns will include scenarios based on real-world historical engagements.

'Railroad Pioneer' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the creation of the transatlantic railway, built with blood, sweat and tears into the murderous wilderness in 1869, the American dream of freedom and prosperity was finally to be fulfilled. With "Railroad Pioneer" you'll be able to experience all this at close quarters and, at the end of a dramatic journey, leave your mark as a railway magnate in the eventful history of steamers and pioneers. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'NHL Rivals 2004' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Leafs and Canadiens…Rangers and Devils. Some teams just weren’t meant to get along. Historic hockey rivalries have captivated pucknuts for decades, but nothing will prepare them for the hard-hitting action they’re about to embark on. Microsoft Game Studios announced that “NHL Rivals 2004”, their first-ever hockey title made exclusively for Xboxâ as part of Microsoft’s XSN Sports brand, is now available at retail stores across North America. NHL perennial all-star Steve Yzerman will serve as both the cover athlete and spokesperson for the game.