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'Lords of EverQuest Dawn Brotherhood' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 7:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sone Online has released the 3rd and last demo for their real-time strategy title Lords Of Everquest in which you control the Dawn Brotherhood faction. The Brotherhood is one of three factions in the game, which is based on SOE's popular MMORPG, EverQuest. The game's other two factions, the Elddar Alliance and Shadowrealm both have their previously released demo's. Read more for download links ...

'Metal Arms: Glitch in the System' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 6:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Metal Arms: Glitch in the System for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, and GameCube has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds (Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 6:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that it has shipped Magic: The Gathering ­ Battlegrounds, for the Xbox and PC, to retail stores nationwide. Developed for Atari by Secret Level, Magic: The Gathering ­ Battlegrounds is based on the incredibly popular trading card game created by Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. The game is filled with faithful card game translations of classic creatures, spells and enchantments and presented in a visually stunning 3D game environment rife with real-time strategic fighting, devastating wizard arsenals and intense creature combat.

'Jetfighter V: Homeland Protector' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Global Star Software has released a demo for InterActive Vision's combat flight sim Jetfighter V: Homeland Protector. This demo contains five tutorials, three single missions titled 'Hot Zone,' 'The Curtain Lifted' and 'The Shepherd,' as well as a campaign mission, all flyable in the F-16 Fighting Falcon (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment in association with developer Genki Co. has shipped their latest title Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3, for the PS2. For players who enjoyed navigating the open roads of Tokyo in Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero, the game offers realistic drives along the highways of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. Just in time for the holidays, Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3 will retail for just under $20.00.

'Ninja Gaiden' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ninja Gaiden is on the cutting-edge of action as the player takes on the role of powerful ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, who seeks revenge after his clan is massacred by the Vigor Empire. Taking full advantage of three-dimensional space, you follow the story with only your wits, your ninja skills, and your deadly sword, cutting down opponents in the Vigor Empire as you attempt to beat the Holy Emperor and reclaim the magic sword "Ryuken". Realistic battle actions and acrobatic ninja actions add another dimension to the game, restoring Ninja Gaiden to its rightful place in the gaming pantheon.

'Deus Ex: Invisible War' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 1:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deus Ex 2 allows players to participate in the telling of a powerful story, rich in mystery, lies and intrigue. In addition to a host of new conspiratorial friends and foes, players can expect encounters with a variety of characters from the original Deus Ex game. And, once again, players visit a variety of real world locations made more exotic by the passage of time. Approximately 20 years after the events depicted in Deus Ex, the world is only beginning to recover from a catastrophic worldwide depression brought on by technology run amok and a secret conspiratorial war. Read more for some new screens ...

'Nightshade' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 12:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Nightshade" is the official name for the upcoming PS2 title formerly known as "Kunoichi" (it remains "Kunoichi" in Japan). Players take on the role of the sexy and dangerous female ninja Hibana as she battles legions of demonic foes with unlimited combo attacks and powerful ninja magic. Developed by SEGA's Overworks studio, "Nightshade" is slated to be released in early Q1 04. Read more for details, screens as well as an in game footage trailer ...

'Universal Combat' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 12:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Universal Combat brings the greatest components of war together in a single game. Conceived in late 2001 as Battlecruiser Generations, the fifth in the Battlecruiser series, the game has grown into much more than a massive space simulation. Universal Combat is due to be distributed by Mindscape in the UK in November 2003. Unfortunately due to time constraints and a looming Gold date, plans for the demo have been put on hold. Read more to check the new screens ..

'Total Club Manager 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 11:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Total Club Manager 2004 puts you straight into the dugout of your favourite football team. Whether you are fighting for league survival or challenging to win the championship, TCM 2004 will put you in total control. EA has released a demo letting you checking out this upcoming football management, no speicifc details are available at this point as to what the demo features. You may have seen another but incomplete version floating around on the web, this is the full, 400mb big, deal. Read more for download links ...