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by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2003 @ 2:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Wrath Unleashed' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2003 @ 2:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Wrath Unleashed, powerful beings called overlords fight for supremacy in a striking and imaginative ethereal void as they struggle to become gods and maintain dominance and magic. Overlords and their minion creatures battle for control of magical floating islands represented by a beautiful world map comprised of terrain tiles. Each tile on the map is imbued with an elemental affinity of fire, earth, water or wind. Unleash your wrath and may the best beast win! Read more for a fresh batch of screens ...

'RalliSport Challenge 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 16, 2003 @ 2:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"RalliSport Challenge 2" is the highly anticipated second installment in the critically acclaimed "RalliSport Challenge" franchise and the first racing title in the XSN Sports brand. "RalliSport Challenge 2" confronts gamers with several new features, including a new graphics engine, online play through the Xbox LiveTM service, the ability to set up leagues and tournaments using XSNsports.com, new race modes, and more cars and tracks. RalliSport Challenge 2 will test every driving skill you think you have and some you don't even know were physically possible. It's about living on the edge and white-knuckled racing that only rally can deliver.

Neverwinter Nights - SoU & HoU Addons - Patches Pulled

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 7:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bioware has released the final patch (last week there was a beta) for their 3D role-playing game Neverwinter Nights, and its addons Shadows of Undrentide and Hordes of the Underdark. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.60 and addresses a massive list of changes and game tweaks, including synchronization of the previous titles to the latest addons. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

UPDATE:Patch has been pulled by Bioware, "fixed" patch coming soon. Revert back to previous install, check here.

'Sudeki' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A sultry wizardress… a soaring gunslinger… a powerful swordsman… a dark huntress. Four heroes, about to be hurtled over the edge into a flight into darkness. Sudeki will push the limits of what you think an RPG can be with bigger worlds, more powerful heroes and sexier heroines all wrapped around Hong Kong-style cinematic combat. And it is all only possible on Xbox.

'Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 6:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain is the next installment of the Syphon Filter storyline. Elsa Weissenger has come to Gabe Logan with evidence that a multinational corporation has been behind the Syphon Filter conspiracy from the beginning. Mara Aramov is connected to this consortium in some way that Gabe does not understand. But here is what Gabe does know: Mara has escaped custody, outbreaks of a deadly new mutation of the virus are appearing all over the globe, and Chechnyan rebels are selling the virus to other terrorists. Some new screens just infiltrated our offices ...

'Tenchu: Return from Darkness' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 6:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the late 1570's, one year after the original Tenchu, Tenchu: Return from Darkness allows players to assume the role of the ninjas Rikimaru, Ayame or the mysterious Tesshu as they battle the evil Tenrai and his six lords of darkness. As silent assassins, players must use cunning, strategy, deadly stealth and an arsenal of weapons to overcome dangerous missions and defend the Japanese countryside from Tenrai's armies.

'The Sims Bustin Out' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 5:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy! Read more for some new screens ...

Got Game To Publish 'A Quiet Weekend in Capri' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced a North American publishing deal for "A Quiet Weekend in Capri", an adventure game for the PC. In what becomes anything but a quiet weekend in Capri, this magical island off the coast of Italy serves as backdrop to a captivating mystery. Read more for details and screens...

'Future Tactics: The Uprising' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 1:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment announced today the release of Future Tactics: The Uprising, an all-new action/role-playing game for the PlayStation2, in early 2004. Future Tactics: The Uprising is a tale of love, loss, redemption, hope and a slew of "ugly green muthas."