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'Hunting Unlimited 2' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HU2 isn't like other hunting games on the market; it features a fast-paced mission style which drops the player into specific scenarios, such as being charged by an angry bear or glassing a hilltop and bringing down three prize trophies of different species. With amazing photo-realistic textures and graphics, ambient sounds and animals, intense and fast-shooting mini-games, mission-based play and tons of weapons and hunting gear, HU2 shows that not all hunting games are alike and brings more fun and excitement to the genre. Read more for details and some screens ...

Majesco Announces 'BloodRayne' Movie Deal

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing its strategy of developing cornerstone franchise properties with widespread commercial appeal, Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment software, today announced a deal that will take their popular action/horror video game, BloodRayne to the silver screen. Vierte Boll Kino Beteiligungs-GmbH & Co. KG (Boll KG), the production company responsible for several film adaptations of video games including Alone in the Dark and House of the Dead, has purchased the theatrical film and merchandise rights for the game.

Dreamcatcher Signs 'Pax Romana' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it will publish Pax Romana on PC-CD. Developed by GalilĂ©a, Dreamcatcher Games has exclusive global rights for the title. Pax Romana is an historical strategy game set in ancient Rome, designed by the creators of Europa Universalis. There are two sides to this epic game – political and strategic. The strategic side is very much a battle of cunning and well-planned military tactics, whereas the political side involves the manipulation of senators and generals alike, as politicians seek to gain military and financial power. Read more for details and screens ...

'AquaMark3' Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Massive Development and JoWooD Productions announce the release of their long-awaited benchmark AquaMark3 – The Reality Benchmark for September 15, 3:00 pm GMT. A swatch beat countdown has been set on www.aquamark3.com to indicate the time to go.

Sports Interactive And Eidos To Part Company

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos today announce that they have mutually decided to end their longstanding relationship in relation to the development of the Championship Manager series of computer games. The two companies will work together on Championship Manager: Season 03/04, which will be the last game in the series to be developed by Sports Interactive. The game will be released by Eidos in the fourth quarter of this calendar year.

'Tribes: Vengeance' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tribes: Vengeance's single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of other, interrelated stories that are unfolding behind-the-scenes. In addition, gamers are given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters. Powered by an enhanced version of the Unreal Engine, the world is brought to life with characters that have facial expressions and fully-realized personalities, vehicles that kick up dust as they pass by, and weapons that display spectacular effects. Check out the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ghosthunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the cinematic styling of classic horror films, Ghosthunter combines high production values with solid gameplay, drawing players into a macabre, supernatural universe packed with stealth, exploration and all-out action. Read more to check a batch of new screens ...

'MoH: AA Breakthrough' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As U.S. Army Sergeant John Baker, players join the battle at Kasserine Pass in North Africa, race to capture Messina in Sicily, and finally repel the German army at the historic battle of Monte Battaglia in the heart of Italy. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons, players will fight alone and with squad mates as they rush to stop the Axis powers. A few more days until the demo will be released, in the meantime some new screens ...

'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 6:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When Max Payne debuted in July 2001 as an award-winning, best-selling PC game, it revolutionized the action genre with its cinematic combat sequences fueled by the groundbreaking use of slow motion and compulsive narrative-driven gameplay. Now, Remedy is working closely with Rockstar Games on the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster hit. Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne delivers the most intense gameplay experience imaginable. Check these awesome looking hi-res screens ...