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'Freedom Fighters' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freedom Fighters combines the depth of a squad based game with the intensity of an action-packed war game that unfolds in the streets, subways, and buildings of the city. Earlier today we had the demo available for download, now we have a fresh batch of screens for EA's upcoming action game Freedom Fighters. Read more to check them out.

'Freestyle Street Soccer' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freestyle Street Soccer returns to grass roots and allows rival gangs to gain respect and supremacy in urban environments. Jumpers and oil drums replace goalposts and rules are well and truly left on the sidelines as the pitch is transformed into a battleground for the duration of the match. No offsides and limited boundaries ensure flowing gameplay and fierce, frantic competitive matches. Read more for a fresh batch of screens ...

'X²: The Threat' - Rolling Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A day earlier than expected, Koch Media & Egosoft have already released the announced rolling demo for their upcoming space trading / combat sim, X²: THE THREAT. Using actual game code, this non-playable rolling 'movie' shows many of the game's key features. The demo is configurable for different levels of hardware. Read more for download links ...

'Silent Storm' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After last weeks russian demo, now the English version is available for Nival Interactive's 3D turn-based tactical combat game Silent Storm. No specific details available but if it is anything like the Russian version then it should have a tutorial and two missions. Read more for download links ....

Encore Signs 'Patrician III' And 'Pirate Hunter' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it has signed an exclusive North American agreement with UK-based Ascaron Entertainment UK Ltd. to publish Patrician III and Pirate Hunter. These two strategy/sim games offer a unique combination of trading and fighting, one in the cities of Northern Europe, the other on the high seas of the Caribbean. Under this agreement, Encore is managing sales, distribution and marketing for these PC games, while Ascaron is delivering the content. Read more for details and screens ...

Second Wave of Xbox Platinum Hits Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 2:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced the second wave of Platinum Hits titles for Xbox. The Xbox Platinum Hits lineup provides gamers with a choice of the most proven and critically acclaimed titles for Xbox, all available for an estimated retail price (ERP) of $19.99 (U.S.) at most retailers. Read more for details ...

'Bionicle: The Game' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Bionicle, players enter the world of Mata Nui, a paradise island where a shadow has been cast and the six heroes of destiny, called "Toa," have been chosen for the greatest challenge of all. Players will have the opportunity to live out the Bionicle legend by playing the Toa, helping them evolve into the super Toa, or "Toa Nuva," and eventually find the seventh Toa. With the magical elemental powers that the Toa possess, players must defeat the shadow of darkness brought by a sinister villain, Makuta, and return Mata Nui to light. In all, from Toa to Toa Nuva, fans of Bionicle will be able to play all 13 Toa. Read more for some new Xbox screens ...

'No Man's Land' - Multiplayer Modes Part 2 & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week we had No Mans Land multiplayer part 1, and now we have part 2 giving more details on the "Eliminate Heroes" and the "King Of The Hill" multiplayer modes. Read more for some new screens ...

'Horizons: Empire Of Istaria' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Horizons is the next generation online epic adventure. It is based in the massively multiplayer fantasy world, Istaria. A world of legend and lore filled with humans, fiends, dragons and many other traditional fantasy roles, Horizons allows thousands of players to adventure together in the civilized and untamed regions of the world. It's been a while since we had some good Horizons screens, so njoy!

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2003 @ 1:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

What would James Bond do? That’s the question players will answer in every dramatic moment of James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world. Check the new Gamecube & PS2 screens ...