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Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Half-Life 2 - 'Kleiner's Lab' Trailer
  • Ghost Recon: Island Thunder - Trailer
  • Magic: The Gathering Battlegrounds - Trailer
  • Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time - Trailer
  • Dragon Empires - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Lock On: Modern Air Combat' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lock On: Modern Air Combat. Lock On lets players fly a variety of combat aircraft in the most graphically rich, audio-intense game environment ever created for a combat flight simulation. Filled with action-packed missions, realistic flight modeling and flexible game options, Lock On provides unlimited gameplay action to both novice and veteran flight simulation fans. Read more to check out the new movie and screens!

Stuff Magazine Enters The Gaming Arena With 'Stuff Gamer'

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stuff, known for beautiful cover girls and cool, authoritative product reviews, is announcing a special video gaming issue called Stuff Gamer. The new publication from Dennis Publishing will put Stuff's trademark attitude and product expertise into a video game magazine. The Nokia N-Gage mobile game deck will be the exclusive sponsor of this separate video gaming magazine, hitting newsstands this October.

'Backyard Wrestling' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Backyard Wrestling places you in the role of an aspiring wrestler. You must be prepared to endure extreme amounts of pain and take incredible risks in order to move one step closer to the BYW title and ultimately be crowned 'The King of Hardcore'. But the road to glory is long and dangerous. Dozens of weapons including thumbtacks, barbed wire, light bulbs, baseball bats, tables, trash cans, and stop signs are at your disposal to help re-arrange the faces of new challengers. And did we mention the fire? Check the new batch of PS2 & Xbox screens ...

'New World Order' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project Three Interactive just sent out a note to let us know they have released a new patch for Termite Games' team-based tactical shooter New World Order. This upgrade brings your NWO retail game to v1.42 and adds tracer rounds for all submachine guns and rifles, improved the networking and HUD ( now offers a bullet display, showing the bullets you have left in your current clip). Another HUD add-on is the death messages display, which shows the player who he killed or was killed by during a round. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'Transformers Armada: Prelude To Energon' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced plans to bring Hasbro Inc.'s Transformers Armada, the enormously popular male action property to PlayStation2 with 'Transformers Armada: Prelude To Energon' . All the rage in the '80's, the Transformers brand is as popular as ever with the top-selling Transformers Armada toy line and comic book series, and Cartoon Network television series. Read more for details & screens...

'Conan: The Dark Axe' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different enviroment and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ...

TRON 2.0 Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista Interactive today announced that TRON 2.0, its highly anticipated first-person action PC title, has gone gold and will be in stores nationwide Aug. 26. The news celebrates 21 years since the release of TRON, the ground-breaking science-fiction film that inspired the upcoming game.

'Space Invaders: Invasion Day' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bigben Interactive is sad to announce the imminent destruction of the Earth. Well, not exactly... Twenty-five years since they first appeared, Space Invaders are back! Space Invaders: Invasion Day is an out-and-out, old-school, shoot'em-up that sees our extraterrestrial enemies back doing what they do best. This time, however, the action takes place on Earth in locations spread across a major city. Players will have fifty stages to complete and ten bosses to battle against if they are to repel the Invaders.

'Etherlords II' - Beta Test SignUp

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nival Interactive is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for an open beta test of our upcoming adventure-RPG with tactical card based combat Etherlords II. The beta test will be focused on the game's new multiplayer modes and auto rating server. Registration is open to all gamers who are interested in helping us ensure that Etherlords II offers one of the best online magic combat experiences possible. Beta Testers will be chosen based on their application information, with the ability to play online being the most important consideration. The application can be found at the official Etherlords website in the Beta Testers section. Etherlords II will be published by Strategy First in North America and Arxel Tribe in Europe.