by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Nintendo has just finished their pre-e3 conference showing off their upcoming titles. Our man in the field reported in saying "compared to last night's Xbox event, this one was sad. Most impressive title nonetheless is the newly unveiled Geist". Of course we have a boatload of screens from :
- Kirby Air Ride
- F-Zero GX
- Star Fox 2
- Pokemon Colosseum
- Mario Kart: Double Dash
- Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour
- Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
- Pikmin 2
- Donkey Kong Country (GBA)
- Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising (GBA)
- 1080: Avalanche
- Wario World
- Mario Party 5
by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubi Soft has released a new patch for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Raven Shield, bringing Red Storm's squad-based tactical shooter to v1.2. The upgrade adresses compatibility issues between versions using different alphabets (cyrillic, latin, asian, etc.), serves as a client upgrade to support future Linux/Windows stand alone dedicated servers, and also fixes various fixes some bugs & crashes. Read more for details and download links ...
by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 11:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Drop into the ultimate skating challenge with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4. Players take on the role of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk and 13 other athletes as they skate through enormous free roaming levels, choose from 190 progressively harder goals and build their skills to perform 14 of the greatest skateboarding stunts of all time. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under
This autumn, Team RAINBOW is back! The elite multinational squad of counter-terrorist operatives returns in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword, the first mission pack of the wildly successful Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. They defeated the diabolical plot of a terrorist mastermind in the smash-hit PC game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. But a few desperate remnants of the organization remain - and Team RAINBOW won't rest until terror has been vanquished and the world is safe. Not many details known yet, but at least we got the 6 first screens!
by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under
The Adventure Company today announced it has an agreement with Jane Jensen and the company she co-founded, Odyssey Digital Entertainment, to write and produce an exclusive new title. Terms of the deal were not discussed. Jane Jensen has made a massive name for herself amongst gamers, especially the legions of fans that adored her Gabriel Knight Mystery Series. Renowned for writing some of the most story-intensive games of all time, Jane has the ability to capture the gamer’s imagination.
by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Electronic Arts today announced the release of The Sims Superstar, the newest expansion pack to the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. Players can now realize their fantasies of fame and fortune as they pursue the dream of being a Rock Star, Movie Star, or a Supermodel, live the lifestyle of a celebrity, and even mingle among some of the rich and famous. All new gameplay, new social interactions, and a whole new in-game destination offer players an all access pass to the world of superstardom. In The Sims Superstar, The Sims are ready for their close up.
by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Dungeon Siege II is currently in development and is slated for release in 2004. A trailer for Dungeon Siege II will be shown at E3, the annual video game convention taking place in Los Angeles from May 14 through 16. Visitors to the Microsoft booth (South Hall #1246) will be treated to a taste of the vision and direction of this upcoming title. This cinematic feast for the eyes showcases the extraordinary capabilities of the Dungeon Siege II engine, as the entire movie was created in-engine.
by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Empire Interactive plc, a leading AIM listed computer games developer and publisher, announces that it has signed a distribution deal with leading Japanese games company, SEGA for the release of Warrior Kings: Battles and Ghost Master in Japan. Under the terms of the agreement, SEGA will distribute the titles on the PC Platform.
by Rainier on May 13, 2003 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Set in the near future, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a gritty, real-world first-person shooter (FPS) in which the player fills the combat boots of an elite Delta Force operative. When a female Russian double-agent discovers information on "Red Mercury" - a secret substance that can be used as a nuclear accelerant - the player is hand-picked by the National Security Agency (NSA) to pursue the Red Mercury before it is used to build backpack nuclear devices and sold to terrorist organizations. Check out the nifty screens ...