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'Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released a demo for Metropolis Software's upcoming tactical shooter Gorky Zero. The demo is in German, but since its a shooter non-German people should manage just fine (and be somewhat less confusing than previous Polish demo), features a virtual training level and one full mission (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Guilty Gear XX #Reload' - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we reported that Sammy's popular 2D fighting game Guilty Gear XX #Reload is headed for the PC, ported by Japan's Media Kite, and today we have the first screens to prove it. Guilty Gear XX #Reload is an updated version of Guilty Gear XX and besides game balance adjustments, it will also feature a new character Robo-Ky, gallery mode, story mode and alternate character versions. No release date or Euro/US distributor has been announced yet. Read more for the first screens ...

'Madden NFL 2005' - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New defensive tools allow you to make more plays and be in on all of the action. The all-new Hit Stick lets you lay the big hit to turn the momentum of the game in your favor. With the new Storyline Central, you get the inside scoop around the league from radio host Tony Bruno, along with local and national newspapers, to help you make critical franchise decisions. With groundbreaking graphics that capture the real stadium experience, Madden NFL 2005 continues its 15-year tradition of innovation in video game football.

'Chronicles Of Riddick' Coming To The PC

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days ago we had a story up about the possibility of StarBreeze/Vivendi bringing Riddick to the PC, today there is confirmation that this is not only true, but that StarBreeze/Vivendi are considering "multiple" sequels. Execs at publisher Vivendi Universal Games are so pleased, they already have a PC version timed for release with the DVD around the holidays and are strongly considering sequels.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 10:04 a.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 :

Matrix Games Releases Updated 'Steel Panthers: World At War'

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Updated from the original classic tactical wargame, Steel Panthers: World At War is fully compatible with all versions of Windows and sports updated graphics, sound effects, unit data and combat models. The new v8.20 updates and expands orders of battle, updates unit data and improves the AI opponent and its selection of forces. A few stability problems were also resolved, leading to the best Steel Panthers: World At War to date! Read more for download links ...

'Massive Assault' - Update Patch & New Planet Available NOW

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming has released a new “Twin Islands” planet (specially designed for massive naval battles: two equal continents are separated by sea) as well as another patch for their strategy game Massive Assault bringing your retail game to v1.2.211. This patch is required if you wish to play the new Twin Island planet.

'Tales of Symphonia' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using characters designed by renowned Japanese artist Kosuke Fujishima, Tales of Symphonia unfolds with beautiful anime-style cel-shaded graphics that make the expansive 3D worlds feel like a 2D comic book. The storyline is an emotionally charged, epic adventure that redefines the role-playing genre. Tales of Symphonia will ship exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube in Summer of 2004. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari announced today that, in addition to all-new 3-D graphics and the ability to virtually "ride the rides," RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will allow players to design amazing fireworks displays that can be choreographed to the music of their choice. Using the new Fireworks MixMaster, players can create pyrotechnic masterpieces and synchronize them to music using pre-set in-game songs or their own MP3 files. In addition, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will also include the ability to assign music to rides in the park, new realistic day and night cycles, a park lighting system and various weather effects.

New Polish Development Studio 'Heaven X' Formed

by Rainier on July 1, 2004 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

“Heaven X” ­ developer of interactive entertainment, after succes of developing Indiana Jack for Techland, and Kokomando for L.K. Avalon, announced today, that three new titles are in development for PC platform. Two action-adventure games for younger players, and sci-fi FPS based on Magnum Engine fully developed by Heaven X. Details and first screenshots from this projects will be publish soon.