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Links 2004 (Xbox) - Downloadable Kapalua Golf Course

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today the arrival of new downloadable content for the popular Xbox golf series, “Links 2004.” “Links 2004” now offers gamers a chance to improve their golf game on their Xbox and in real life. At the same time Mike Weir is teeing off to begin the official golf season, gamers will also be able to grip it and rip it on the same course, the breathtaking Plantation Course at Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii after downloading it via Xbox Live. Read more for details ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' is being developed as a multiplatform title and is slated for release in the first quarter of 2004. The game will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage. Read more for some new screens...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • Journey to the Centre of the Earth - Trailer
  • The Entente: World War I Battlefields - Trailer
  • Pro Rugby Manager 2004 - Trailer


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

'World Fables' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

World Fable features and an open-ended campaign that allows players to choose any path to victory. You can conquer all neighboring areas or carve a path straight to Mother Goose - the choice is yours. Multiplayer support includes battles for up to eight human and AI players over a LAN or the Internet. Alliances with human and computer players are possible. Read more for some new screens ...

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced next-generation weaponry and equipment. Check these new screens...

'The Haunted Mansion' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 10:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. today announced that it will be publishing Disney's critically acclaimed The Haunted Mansion across all European territories. Inspired by the eerie Disney theme park attraction, and closely tied with the upcoming Eddie Murphy movie, the game will be spreading its spectral influence in February 2004 for PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube.

Ubisoft Europe Signs 'Project Zero 2: Crimson Butterfly' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announces the signing of an exclusive publishing and distribution agreement with Japanese video game producer Tecmo. This deal plans to release the game Project Zero 2 - Crimson Butterfly, on Playstation 2 during the second quarter 2004 in Europe and Australia. Tecmo, famous for Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden, made quite an entrance in the Survival/Horror genre in 2002 with Project Zero, which had an unforgettable oppressive atmosphere. The second opus is actually a prequel with a whole new story and new characters, featuring improved graphics and refined gameplay.

'Downhill Domination' (PS2) Hitting Europe In February - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Downhill Domination, the first extreme mountain biking game for the PlayStation2 , due out in February from Codemasters, getting the fastest time isn't everything: it pays to get mean! Hurtling down a chasm at break-neck speeds could win you the race, but press the right buttons and you could be busting super-styled 'No Handers' & 'Air Walks' to jack up your points tally. Read more for details & screens ...

'Chaser' - Standalone Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 3:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood has released the announced standalone server version for the latest version of Cauldron's sci-fi shooter Chaser v1.50. The package contains all files you need to run a standalone server. Please note that this standalone server version is windows based, there will be no linux standalone server versions. The file also contains the server launcher which is selfexplaining how to setup the configuration. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2004 @ 2:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News