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'Dominions 2: The Ascension Wars' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dominions 2: The Ascension Wars is an epic turn-based fantasy strategy game unlike any other fantasy strategy title that you've ever played. On the surface it may seem familiar; after all you're raising armies, conquering enemy lands, and wielding powerful spells. Scratch deeper though and you'll soon find that Dominions 2 introduces a depth that will satisfy even the most hardcore strategy gamer. Read more for details and screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 12:07 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 :

  • Prince Of Persia - Trailer
  • Bulletproof Monk - Trailer
  • Painkiller - Trailer
  • Full Spectrum Warrior - Trailer


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

Nyko's PC Air Flo Controller Ships To Retail Outlets

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nyko Technologies has shipped its Air Flo controller for the personal computer to retail outlets and consumer electronic stores. First introduced for Sony PlayStationâ2, Nintendo GameCube and Microsoft Xbox, Nyko's patented Air Flo technology will now also provide PC gamers with a consistent flow of fresh air through the handgrips, ensuring a more comfortable game play experience. The PC Air Flo controller will retail for $24.99.

'ESPN NBA Basketball' (PS2/Xbox) Reveals New 'Isomotion' Feature

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames today announced details surrounding a revolutionary new feature for ESPN NBA Basketball called IsoMotion - allowing players to control both sides of the court by locking down opponents in a one-on-one encounter. This feature will be available exclusively in the upcoming release of ESPN NBA Basketball. ESPN NBA Basketball and other ESPN Videogames titles are produced by Visual Concepts - Sega's sports developer. Read more for details ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | 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 screens taken from the trailer ...

'Drift Racer: Kaido Battle' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Releasing exclusively for Sony PlayStation®2 in March 2004, Drift Racer: Kaido Battle is the authentic simulation of Japan’s latest street racing craze, bringing the sport of “drift racing” to video games. Set on the notoriously treacherous mountain roads of Japan known as the Kaido, the game gives players the chance to experience the life of an underground drift racer on the very proving grounds where the racing form was born. Read more for some new screens ...

'NBA Jam' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days after the PS2 went golden, owners of the Xbox will soon be chanting "BOOMSHAKALAKA!", as Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that its eagerly anticipated arcade basketball franchise, NBA JAM, has "gone gold" and into manufacturing for the console system. NBA JAM will be available for both Xbox and PlayStation2 on September 23rd.

'Hidden & Dangerous 2' Mini Game

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering and critically acclaimed software developer Illusion Softworks, today announced the release of the Hidden & Dangerous 2 mini game. In this multiplayer mini game, join a team of either Axis or Allied soldiers, and compete against each other to achieve the mission objectives. It's not just a straightforward shoot-out though; players will need a combination of teamwork, strategy and firepower in order to defeat the enemy. Read more for details ...

'Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 8:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death is a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death. The game will also have extensive multiplayer modes, enabling ferocious splitscreen or online play and will use Rebellion's versatile new Asura engine. Read more to check out some new screens & a small trailer ...

'Vultures' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2003 @ 5:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forget about Columbus! Each attempt to conquer the New World failed. Then a plague wiped out the European population. Those who were able to flee to America saved themselves, yet were enslaved by the native Americans. Now, centuries later - no traceof progress whatsoever. For entertainment for the broad masses, the outlawed "Vultures" fight in huge arenas. And you are one of them. You only think of one thing: To become the number one gladiator in order to win your freedom! This can only be achieved by ability, skill, and cold-bloodedness as the only valid Vultures rule is: You either leave the arena as the winner or in pieces!