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'Empire of Magic' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 9, 2003 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freshly released and available in stores, Summitsoft Corporation has issued the first patch for Mayhem Studios' fantasy turn-based strategy game Empire of Magic. This 'Hot Fix' adresses the "Object with given ID is already in list (#)" problem. Read more for download links ...

'Beyond Good & Evil' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2003 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the truth and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds. Check these spiffy new PS2 screens ...

'The Crystal Key 2' - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2003 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The sequel to The Crystal Key, this beautiful science-fantasy adventure story sends gamers into an intriguing, unique and unknown world. What starts as a quest to find a kidnapped stranger, grows into an odyssey that culminates with an ending of epic proportions. Not much info available, so in the meantime check out the screens ..

'Dronez' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2003 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lead Sidd, Eva or the bot “C1” on a mission to free mankind from the V-Space network that controls the near-future. V-Space is dominated by DroneZ,reptiloids, insectoids and more cyber enemies who forbid people to disconnect. With the help of a hacker living in the “real world” you must move to and from network memory locations (platforms), avoiding lasers to stay alive. Defeat the computer enemy protections with rapid fire weapons. Down the DroneZ! Check out the sweet screens!

Electronic Arts' Pre-E3 Screens Gallery (GBA/PC/Xbox/PS2/NGC)

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today EA unveiled their lineup for the upcoming E3 convention in LA and now we have fresh screens for most of those titles, and they keep coming in. So far we got screens for:

  • Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (PS2/GBA)
  • Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup (PS2)
  • James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (Xbox/GBA/NGC)
  • Bionicle (PC/PS2)
  • FIFA Football 2004 (PS2)
  • Freedom: Soldiers of Liberty (PS2/PC/Xbox)
  • Looney Tunes: Back In Action (PS2)
  • Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004 (PC/PS2/Xbox)
  • Madden NFL 2004 (GBA/NGC/Xbox/PS2)
  • NBA LIVE 2004 (Xbox)
  • NHL 2004
  • NASCAR Thunder 2004 (Xbox/PS2)
  • NCAA Football 2004 (NGC/Xbx/PS2)
  • NCAA March Madness 2004
  • SSX 3 (NGC/Xbx/PS2)
  • SimCity4 Rush Hour
  • Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWI
  • Need For Speed Underground(PS2)

'Lords of the Realm III' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 8:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lords of the Realm III (Lords 3) is a real-time strategy game of historic medieval conquest that spans castle building, siege, politics, religion, and conquest. The game is set in the Middle Ages, between 850 AD and 1350 AD, and features authentic castle designs and characters. Various scenarios and campaigns encompass the British Isles, Germany, France, Normandy, Brittany, Flanders and Denmark. A new trailer has been released showing off the game's setting and cinematic footage. Read more for download links ...

'EverQuest' (Mac) Will Soon Be Here!

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 5:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's #1 massively multiplayer online adventure has finally arrived for the Macintosh! On June 23rd Apple Macintosh users everywhere will be able to immerse themselves in what hundreds of thousands have already experienced a land with no limits to the imagination, where excitement and myth reign supreme. EverQuest for the Macintosh includes: EverQuest Classic and its first four expansions: The Ruins of Kunark, The Scars of Velious, The Shadows of Luclin and The Planes of Power.

'Half-Life 2' - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 4:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The cat is out of the bag, the NDA liften and severla previews have surfaced as expected. We got 20+ screens for your viewing pleasure, some familiar, some character art, some editor shots and others previously only seen as magazine scans but now in hi-res. Read more and check them out! If you want to check the previews, you can find them at PC.IGN, C&VG, GameSpy or Shacknews.

Vivendi's E3 LineUp

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 2:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced its product line-up for the 2003 E3, a blockbuster roster of more than 30 PC, console and online-based titles covering a broad range of interactive content. Among the highly anticipated products are games based on theatrical and television licenses, including The Hulk, Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat, The Fast and the Furious, The Simpsons and Buffy The Vampire Slayer; brand new intellectual properties such as Metal Arms and Men of Valor; and new installments to such venerable franchises as Crash Bandicoot, Hunter: The Reckoning, J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of The Rings and StarCraft. VU Games will also showcase products that will be distributed on behalf of strategic partners, including Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II from Interplay, Dark Age of Camelot: Trials of Atlantis from Mythic Entertainment and Outlaw Volleyball from SSI. Read more for a summary on each title ...

MicorSoft Reveals Xbox Live Pricing

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on VE3D that Microsoft has announced the pricing structure for Xbox Live that will come into effect during the third quarter of this year: Xbox Live one year renewal/subscription - $49.99, Xbox Live monthly rate - $5.99, Xbox Live Voice Communicator - $29.99, Xbox Live Starter Kit - $69.99 (contains demos, headset and one year subscription). In a brief interview with GameSpy, Xbox Live Group PR manager David Hufford suggested that Microsoft might include free trial subscriptions with certain titles that feature online play.