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'The King Of Fighters Ex2: Howling Blood' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today that is has shipped the next game in the best-selling “King of Fighters” franchise: “The King of the Fighters EX2: Howling Blood” for the Game Boy Advance.

Glass Tower Studios Launches 'Profiteer'

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 3:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Massive Multi-player On-line Gaming (MMOG) has reached a new level with the introduction of the browser-based Profiteer. Unlike other well-known MMOGs, such as EverQuest, Dark Age of Camelot and Star Wars Galaxies, browser-based MMOG’s don't require you to purchase or download software; you are able to log-on and play.

'One Must Fall: Battlegrounds' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 3:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

One Must Fall: Battlegrounds promises to deliver the next-generation of hand-to-hand robot action-combat bringing players the most intense and visually stunning 3D fighter on the PC. Building on the growing popularity of PC fighting games, One Must Fall: Battlegrounds features unique, out-of-this-world characters; stunningly detailed graphics; lightning-paced and fluid gameplay; and a unique 3rd person fighting point of view. Check the new screens and ingame footage trailer...

'The Suffering' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Unleashing the horror throughout nine levels, The Suffering features dynamic lighting that illuminates frightening visions of horror-filled exploration and frantic combat sequences. In the dark world of The Suffering, creatures attack from the shadows and emerge from jail cells, chambers, the ground and trees, surprising the player in the most disturbing ways possible. As Torque, the main character, players encounter a cast of uniquely hardened criminals, prison guards and grotesque apparitions. Check out these new screens ...

'Port Royale 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Caribbean in the 17th Century; You will trade with over 60 towns and create your own production facilities. You will not only increase your trading empire, but you will also have a larger influence on the development of the New World. Trade is not everything though, as pirates and military fleets threaten your trade convoys. Escort ships for your convoys are needed, or you can turn the tides and hunt for pirates or capture the military ships, becoming more famous and expanding your own fleet as well as your stock of goods.

'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As Scryer, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Chaser' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood keeps on rolling out the patches for Cauldron's sci-fi FPS Chaser. This upgrade is for all English/German versions and brings your retail game to v1.50 and mainly addresses a bunch of online multiplayer issues, adds multiplayer map rotation option, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'RC Cars' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Whiptail Interactive, a global publisher of PC games, today announced that R.C. Cars has shipped to retail stores nationwide. R.C. Cars has an MSRP of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone. “R.C. Cars is packed full of intense racing fun that both kids and adults can enjoy,” said Fred Heslop, President of Whiptail Interactive. “It’s easy to pick up and play and is the perfect gift for any racing enthusiast.”

'City of Heroes' and 'Lineage II' to be Showcased at CPL

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A chance to see two of the most highly anticipated online games awaits attendees at the Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) Winter Championship, December 16-20 in Dallas, Texas. NCsoft Corporation will demo the latest pre-release versions of City of Heroes and Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicle at CompUSA’s CPL exhibit booth. Gamers will get a chance to try out the games on three new Compaq X09 Gaming PCs which will be unveiled for the first time at the CPL event.

'NHL 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released a patch for the latest installment in their hockey franchise NHL 2004 bringing your retail game to v1.02. They have also released a non-mandatory/optional NHL 2004 Online League Patch, includes functionality for online league play (requires you to install the aforementioned patch FIRST). NHL 2004 delivers the most authentic hockey experience to date, with new features that accentuate the fast-paced, physical nature of the game. New "Bruise Control" lets players charge up huge hits to level the competition, and an all-new fighting engine delivers thrilling, grappling-based fisticuffs, for when talking just won't settle things. Read more for details and download links ...