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'Gladiator: Sword of Vengeance' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Warrior Slave…Chosen by the Gods…to Re-store the Glory of an Empire In the Year 106AD the Roman Empire is in terrible decline. After the untimely death of the much-liked Emperor Trajan, the despotic Emperor Arruntius has bled the once powerful Rome to its knees. Badly fought wars, famine and plague are rife in all corners of the Empire, whilst the Emperor and his elite enjoy every excess and vice that the emptying coffers can afford. As herald to this age of degradation, Arruntius has destroyed large portions of the city of Rome to create the battleground for the bloodiest gladiator event ever staged. Check these awesome new screens!

'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 5:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“Alias” is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. “Alias” will encompass all of the key elements behind the series’ success, including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry and stunning gameplay locations that span the globe. Read more for some butt kicking screens ...

'NBA Jam' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 5:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The over 6 million-unit-selling Granddaddy of Basketball is back! Redeveloped from scratch for PlayStation 2 & Xbox, NBA JAM brings the SUPERCHARGED highlights of NBA play to life with over the top, arcade-style 3-on-3 Basketball featuring spectacular high-flying dunks, ankle-breaking crossovers and “get that outta here” blocks! Read more for a fresh batch of screens, as well as an in game footage trailer ...

Paramount Cites Game For Weak 'Tomb Raider' Movie Sales

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The romance between Hollywood and the video game industry is suddenly a lot chillier after the studio behind "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life" on Monday cited problems with a related game for the sequel's weaker-than-expected debut. The movie and video game industries have grown closer in recent years as films increasingly are tied in to games and games, in turn, are licensed as movies.

Champions of Norrath: Realms of EverQuest (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Champions of Norrath offers an online multiplayer component at no additional cost to players (Internet connection required for online multiplayer game modes, online connection fees are the responsibility of the user). Up to four players per game can adventure in Norrath over the Internet using the Network Adaptor for the PS2. Gamers will match up with fellow Norrathians from across North America through SOE's upcoming matchmaking service via modem or broadband connections. Alternately, players can also use the Multitap to play together on a single PS2. Read more for new screens ...

iGames Publishes 'Nosferatu' In North America - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 2:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames Publishing, LLC announced today that they will make this Halloween scarier then ever by publishing PAN Vision’s Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malichi, in North America. The first person shooter-survival horror game will thrust players into a den of bloodthirsty vampires. Developed by the Swedish studio, Idol FX, the game will be released in time for Halloween on PC. Read more for details ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 1:58 p.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 :

  • Midnight Club II - Trailer
  • LotR: Return Of The King - Trailer
  • Age Of Mythology: Titans - Trailer


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

'Urban Freestyle Soccer' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Urban Freestyle Soccer returns to grass roots and allows rival gangs to gain respect and supremacy in urban environments. Jumpers and oil drums replace goalposts and rules are well and truly left on the sidelines as the pitch is transformed into a battleground for the duration of the match. No offsides and limited boundaries ensure flowing gameplay and fierce, frantic competitive matches. Read more for a fresh batch of screens ...

'Age Of Mythology: The Titans' - Official Website Launches

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Release the Titans! Age of Mythology: The Titans Site Launches. Microsoft Game Studios and Ensemble Studios today announced that the official Age of Mythology: The Titans site is now live. Inside, visitors will find screenshots, desktop wallpapers, movies, a fan site kit and information about the key features of this highly anticipated expansion pack. Gamers can also find out more details about many of the new gods and myth units, as well as the new single-player campaign. Age of Mythology: The Titans will be available this fall for an estimated retail price of $34.95 U.S.

Ubi Soft Showcases 'XIII' And 'Far Cry' At CPL Event

by Rainier on July 28, 2003 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that its two highly-anticipated shooters XIII and Far Cry will be featured at the Cyberathlete Professional League's Pentium® 4 Processor Summer 2003 Championship, July 30 through August 3 at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas, Texas. Ubi Soft will showcase the games on several kiosks, offer exclusive hand-outs, and include prizing for the event's ongoing raffle. For more information, please visit the official CPL website.