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'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 :

The Adventure Company - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 19, 2003 @ 8:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we have a big batch of screens from The Adventure Company's E3 Lineup. Featured titles are :

  • Forever Worlds (PC)
  • Jack the Ripper (PC)
  • Egyptian Prophecy(PC)
  • Crystal Key II: The Far Realm (PC)
  • Mysterious Journey: Chameleon (PC)

    Hit this link for the screens!

'World Championship Snooker 2003' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 19, 2003 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Boasting a new complex artificial Intelligence system developed using new neural network techniques and an advanced and enhanced game physics and visual engine, the title will be an engaging and intuitively playable game for the far-reaching audience the sport attracts. In the UK, over seven million people watched the recently televised Embassy World Championship Snooker final - a greater number than the FA Cup Final attracted. Read more to check out 50+ new screens

Sony Online Ships 'PlanetSide'

by Rainier on May 19, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced that its highly-anticipated massively multiplayer online first-person action game, PlanetSide(tm), has shipped to U.S. and Canadian retail stores. The groundbreaking game allows thousands of players to fight online in an all-hours-of-day global war that has never been seen before in the first-person action genre. The company also announced its first planned post-launch additional features including several new vehicles and game options. PlanetSide has a suggested retail price of $49.99, and includes a 30-day subscription to the game.