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'Shaman King' (PS2/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2004 @ 12:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Having earned widespread industry accolades for previous anime-licensed titles such as “Yu-Gi-Oh!” Konami Computer Entertainment Japan Inc. will develop the new “Shaman King” videogames. The games are slated for release in North America in summer 2004 and 4Kids Entertainment will be responsible for the licensing program for this title. The games will also ship in Europe, coinciding with the launch of the animated TV series. Read more for details and screens ...

'Dance Dance Revolution Extreme' (PS2) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2004 @ 12:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment America today announced Dance Dance Revolution Extreme (DDR Extreme) – the newest game in the mega-popular Dance Dance Revolution series for the PlayStation2. Delivering the ultimate interactive dancing experience for today’s pop culture, DDR Extreme surpasses previous games in the series with new innovative gameplay, more licensed songs, more features and more game modes than ever before! Read more for details and screens ...

'Gradius V' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 7:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Continuing Konami’s longest running shooting franchise, the latest installment in the series features the classic Gradius action gameplay with all new features, including new Option Controls, original level designs, new weapons, captivating missions and dazzling next-generation graphics. Read more for some explosive screens ...

'WWX: Rumble Rose' (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 6:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment America today revealed the first details of the hot new women’s wrestling game, WWX: Rumble Rose for the PlayStation2. Starring the sexiest female models to grace the ring, this over-the-top grappler is set to deliver intense girl-on-girl wrestling action with jaw-dropping graphic detail. WWX is the first-ever women’s wrestling game and is being developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo in partnership with the acclaimed development studio, Yuke’s Entertainment, and renowned CG movie specialists, Polygon Magic’s VSL Team. Read more for details and some character art ...

'Warcraft III' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 6:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another new Warcraft III map, this time called "River of Souls"... Map info: "This war has raged for generations. Don't be deceived by the river's clarity. This is a medium map and the suggested no. of players is 2v2 or 3v3. It is based on the "Icecrown Glacier" tileset. Go download it here!

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 6:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...

'Knights Of Honor' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 6:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. A unique Knight-management system will offer you brand new possibilities to enhance your personal strategy.

'Fast Lanes Bowling' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 6:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight has released a demo for LAB Rats Games' bowling title Fast Lanes Bowling giving you the change to try out one of Fast Lane Bowling's four female characters in two of the 12 settings (the bowling alley and a pirate ship). The demo is limited to the open play mode and will end after three full frames have been played. Read more for download links ...

'The FirePower' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 6:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The FirePower philosophy is to create the most realistic air combat experience possible. The veterans of the Second World War are leaving us at a rate of 1000+ a day. FirePower for Microsoft Combat Simulator 3, commemorates their skill and sacrifice by providing the player with an air combat experience like never before. This was accomplished by using authentic military test data and combat footage along with the input from over thirty real warbird pilots. Read more for some new screens as well as a 5minute ingame footage trailer...

Metal Bands Signs On For 'Fallout: Brotherhood Of Steel'

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 4:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today that the company has inked deals to include numerous metal bands for the upcoming Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel videogame, including the tremendously popular Slipknot. The much anticipated, gritty and darkly humorous third person action-adventure game is due in stores on January 13 for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Read more for details ...