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EA SPORTS Launches 2nd Annual 'Madden Challenge Tournament'

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 2nd Annual EA SPORTS Madden Challenge, a nationwide 32-city tournament to decide the best player of the world’s top-selling football video game starts Saturday, August 23 in Chicago, Il. The champion from each city will proceed to compete for the prestigious title of Madden Challenge Champion on Madden NFL 2004, which just shipped last week. The stakes this year have been raised with a $50,000 grand prize being awarded to the overall 2003 Madden Challenge Champion. The finals will be held at a location to be determined in Las Vegas, Nevada.

'Republic: The Revolution' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the fall of the mighty Soviet Union, the Republic of Novistrana verges on collapse, and numerous factions struggle for power. Starting with nothing more than a small base of local support, challenge the state and build a nationwide faction powerful enough to oust the President and enforce a new Republic…by any means necessary. The game has gone gold, but is not yet available so time for 5 new screens ...

'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader' Ships to Retail

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games and Interplay announced today Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader has shipped to retail. This original PC role-playing game from award-winning Black Isle Studios, developed by Reflexive Entertainment, provides a unique game-play experience combining the traditional elements of the genre with strong sense of action and adventure. Moving out of the typical high-fantasy world, Lionheart takes place on alternate-reality Earth in which history has diverged from the world resulting in a twist to the conventional RPG experience.

Logitech's 'Extreme 3D Pro Joystick' Now Available

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech is bringing more fun to millions of PC gamers with its new lineup of gaming devices for the PC: the Logitech Extreme 3D Pro joystick, the Logitech Attack 3 joystick, and the Logitech Dual Action Pad gamepad. All three products are now available at the Logitech website and on retail shelves in the U.S. for a suggested retail price of U.S. $39.99, U.S. $24.99 and U.S. $19.99, respectively. European pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.

'Law And Order II: Double Or Nothing' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive has released some new screens for their mystery adventure game, Law And Order II: Double Or Nothing. Read more to check them out ...

'Super Bust A Move: All Stars' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enhanced for Game Cube with upgraded high-resolution graphics, thousands of new puzzle boards, and new characters and animations. You will be able to play through 4 Modes, 1P Puzzle - 1 Player tries to clear a series of puzzles, 1P vs CPU – 1 Player tries to beat the computer, 1P vs 2P – 2 Players battle each other, Time Attack – A times battle between 2 to 4 players. Read more for some new screens ...

'Search And Rescue 4' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Search And Rescue 4' is the latest in the popular civilian helicopter flight series. Its remarkable realism and flair for detail, not to mention the amazing new graphics scenery and interactive animated environment, makes this a unique flight simulation. Continuing the popular Search and Rescue series, SAR4 features improved graphics thanks to the latest-generation Renderware engine and 3 great helos: HH-5A Dauphin, Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King and the BK-117 C-1. Read more for details & screens ...

'Threat Con Delta' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro3D, Inc. today announced a new awe-inspiring title to its 2003 product line-up, Threat Con Delta exclusively for the PlayStation 2. Threat Con Delta is a high-intensity action and strategy shooter with all the elements of a 21st Century war game. Developed by ASK Studios based in Japan, Threat Con Delta is scheduled to hit store shelves in November 2003. Read more for details ...

'Conflict: Desert Storm II' (PS2/NGC/Xbox/PC) - Website & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the massive global success of its award-winning predecessor, SCi Games Ltd is pleased to announce the pan-European release of Conflict: Desert Storm II for PS 2, Xbox, PC on 19th Sept 2003 and GameCube shortly after. Conflict: Desert Storm II focuses on the events of the 1991 Gulf War, and follows the activities of Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones 300 km further behind enemy lines; taking the level of gameplay and realism to new heights, with a story-led campaign across a variety of missions, beginning with an urgent call to rescue a downed UH-60 Black Hawk's crew in a heavily fortified city, and ending with the allied endeavours to liberate Kuwait City. Check out the freshly re-launched website, or read more for screens ...

'Magic: The Gathering Battlegrounds' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just as in the "Magic" card game, in "Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds" players will choose a duelist and up to two of "Magic's" five colors -- red, green, white, blue, and black -- to attempt to reduce their opponent's life to zero. Of course, getting an opponent to zero will not be easy; players will have to utilize lightning reflexes, strategic brilliance and, on occasion, raw power to overcome an enemy. Check these spiffy 18 new screens ...