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'Kill.Switch' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today its highly anticipated, internally developed tactical military shooter kill.switch has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Developed for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, kill.switch is rated T for Teen.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The most popular fighting game of 2002 enters a new arena as Atari today shipped Dragon Ball Z: Budokai for Nintendo GameCube. Developed by DIMPS, the Nintendo GameCube version brings exclusive, highly-detailed 3D character models that vividly reflect the visual style of the hit animated series while maintaining the authentic fighting action sought by DBZ fans. The Dragon Ball Z video game franchise has been one of the industry's most successful over the last 18 months, and Dragon Ball Z: Budokai for the PlayStation2 has shipped more than 1.4 million units in North America since its December 2002 release.

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time for the PlayStation2 has reached gold master status and is expected to hit store shelves in the coming weeks. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time boasts fluid animations, ingenious and challenging level design, a gripping story, an inimitable hero and the ability to manipulate time - all woven into a unique and immersive gaming experience.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced today that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 for the XboxÔ video game system from Microsoft is available this week at retail outlets across the U.S. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 was developed by Ubisoft Montreal and is eagerly anticipated as the must-have Xbox and Xbox Live(tm) game for the holiday season. Momentum has been building since the game's enthusiastic industry reception at E3, culminating in a hugely successful pre-sell program.

Mythic Ships 'Dark Age of Camelot: Trials of Atlantis'

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment announced today that the game's latest expansion pack, "Trials of Atlantis," is available in stores. In "Trials of Atlantis," players will journey to the mysterious underwater world of Atlantis, and experience the trials designed to protect the legendary civilization's secrets. Intense group play, three all-new races, and amazing next generation graphics that update the entire "Dark Age of Camelot" world make this expansion a must-have for all fans of the game. As a bonus, the "Trials of Atlantis" retail box also includes a separate disc with the original "Dark Age of Camelot" game.

'Van Helsing' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Creatures of the night beware, VUGames announced today that it will be unleashing Van Helsing for the PS2 and Xbox, based on the highly-anticipated film from Universal Pictures. Van Helsing, the new epic action-adventure film from writer-director Stephen Sommers, (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns) draws inspiration from the studio's classic horror properties and introduces Van Helsing, Bram Stoker's fabled monster hunter, who is summoned to a distant Eastern European land on a quest to vanquish evil. The stars Hugh Jackman (X-Men, Swordfish, Kate & Leopold) and Kate Beckinsale (Pearl Harbor) and is slated for a May 7, 2004 release.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out 2 new screens...

'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown' (ALL) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wrestling fans around the world will finally have their long-held dream answered, as Ultimate Warrior, one of the most popular, beloved wrestlers in the history of professional wrestling, is returning to the ring. Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Ultimate Warrior to appear in "Legends of Wrestling: Showdown", which is currently under development with Acclaim Studios Austin and scheduled for release in April 2004 across the next-generation gaming platforms.

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' (ALL) Announced- Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

VUGames announced today that the next installment in the best-selling Leisure Suit Larry franchise, Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is scheduled for release on next-generation consoles and the PC in late 2004. The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide and its games are considered collector items. Read more for details and the first 3 screens and in-game footage trailer ....

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle. Check a few new screens ...