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'Pac-Man vs.' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 11:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Exclusively for Nintendo GameCube with connectivity to the Game Boy Advance, the new screenshots accurately depict the classic arcade feel of Pac-Man vs. through advanced technology, offering crisp, clear graphics and bright colors as Pac-Man leads ghosts on another chase to consume pellets and fruit in a timely fashion. Read more for some quite similar looking GBA screens ...

'Rise of Nations: Throne and Patriots' Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpot has gotten word that Big Huge Games is working on an expansion pack for Rise of Nations, called Throne and Patriots. 'Rise of Nations: Throne and Patriots' will include six more new playable nations to the original game's total of 18, along with more than 20 new units, and new features, like the expansion's new campaigns and its government system. The government system will let each nation in the game determine for itself how it will be governed--a decision that will affect its development over the course of history. The new campaigns will include scenarios based on real-world historical engagements.

'Railroad Pioneer' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the creation of the transatlantic railway, built with blood, sweat and tears into the murderous wilderness in 1869, the American dream of freedom and prosperity was finally to be fulfilled. With "Railroad Pioneer" you'll be able to experience all this at close quarters and, at the end of a dramatic journey, leave your mark as a railway magnate in the eventful history of steamers and pioneers. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'NHL Rivals 2004' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

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

Leafs and Canadiens…Rangers and Devils. Some teams just weren’t meant to get along. Historic hockey rivalries have captivated pucknuts for decades, but nothing will prepare them for the hard-hitting action they’re about to embark on. Microsoft Game Studios announced that “NHL Rivals 2004”, their first-ever hockey title made exclusively for Xboxâ as part of Microsoft’s XSN Sports brand, is now available at retail stores across North America. NHL perennial all-star Steve Yzerman will serve as both the cover athlete and spokesperson for the game.

'Terminator 3: War of the Machines' - Multiplayer Beta Test

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a multiplayer beta test for Clever Software's upcoming shooter Terminator 3: War of the Machines. This multiplayer beta test lets you check out a few maps called 'Lab-Present' and 'Downtown' in the Team Deathmatch, Mission and Termination modes (thanks HomeLAN). This beta test is not an official "demo", which is to follow soon according to Atari US. Read more for download links ...

'Lowrider' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 2:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment announced today that Lowrider, the rhythm-action video game featuring classic and competitive lowrider cars, ships nationwide, exclusively for the PlayStation2.

'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As Geller, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value. Read more to check some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2003 @ 1:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Running With Scissors Shares The Pain... With Itself!

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 8:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Running With Scissors today seized control of their own destiny by announcing they will self-publish the first-ever multiplayer version of POSTAL. The outrageous game developer that no industry expert, media hack or political pundit predicted could ever survive simply by giving fans what they wanted, will ship POSTAL 2: Share The Pain, the MULTIPLAYER Edition, this December.

'Hunting Unlimited 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 8:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment has released a new patch for SCS Software's Hunting Unlimited 2. This upgrade/enhancement pack brings your retail game to v1.1 and adds 8 new missions, enhances various models, tweaks gameplay, and adresses a few bugs. Read more for download links ...