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'World Championship Snooker 2004' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking the baize battles out of your living room and into the competitive online gaming arena, World Championship Snooker 2004 is the new player in Codemasters' best-selling, definitive snooker game series and will launch this summer for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. World Championship Snooker 2004 introduces an online competitive play mode on all platforms, allowing players to go head-to-head with a live opponent and play as any one of the 30 plus professional players.

'IndyCar Series 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits on Xbox, with up to 8 players on PS2.

'Silent Storm: Sentinels' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nival Interactive has released a demo for their 3D TBS Silent Storm: Sentinels. This demo allows you to take on the part of Toby – a female American sniper – and prove yourself to the ORGANISATION in 3 missions (Eliminate informers! Protect captured Sentinels! Search the abandoned mine for the valuable documents!). Read more for download links...

'Halo 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 10:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo 2, a sci-fi action/first-person shooter game, is a full sequel to the best-selling original and will continue the story of the Master Chief, a genetically enhanced supersoldier who is the only man who has successfully defied the Covenant, a coalition of alien races on a murderous march toward Earth. Read more for some new screens...

'Snowblind' (PS2/Xbox) Was Originally 'Deus Ex Clan Wars'

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this morning Slashdot reported that Edge Magazine has confirmated, in its July issue, that the Eidos cyberpunk-influenced PS2/Xbox FPS Snowblind, shown at E3, "was originally designed to be a spin-off from [Deus Ex], but has since gone its own way." Crystal Dynamics SnowBlind was initially known as ' Deus Ex: Clan Wars', although at that point, no developer was known on that project.

'Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space' (Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blinx is back, and this time he's taking on a whole new dimension! Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space, the sequel to one of the best-selling Xbox action-platformers, is in development and slated for a holiday 2004 release. Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space is the world's first 5-D game, giving players control over both Time and Space. Using customized characters, gamers can choose to battle against one another in Battle Mode or team up in two-player Cooperative Mode.

'Altered Beast' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 5:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As a special military operative, you are sent to investigate a deadly genetic outbreak in a small West Coast town. Operating alone and with minimal information, you quickly realize that your mission will ultimately become a battle for survival. Hunted by unspeakable horrors and haunted by your past, you soon discover that in order to overcome evil, you must become more than evil.

'You Are Empty' - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"You Are Empty" is a First Person Shooter in a thriller style with some of the Adventure elements. Actions take place into a huge totalitarian Soviet city of 50-60s, in alternative history. You have to play a part of a typical soviet citizen of a severe totalitarian regime. Read more for some new screens ...

Sony Online Announces 'EverQuest' Changes

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On June 5, SOE hosted almost 70 players from around the United States in our first-ever Guild Summit. This meeting allowed for a frank exchange of views and ideas between the EverQuest Live team and leaders of some of the game?s more prominent guilds. The various guild representatives came well-prepared (notes and notebooks, even CDs) with suggestions for improving the EQ experience. Read more for details...

'Armies of Exigo' - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Worlds collide in Armies of Exigo, where the traditional boundaries of the battlefield are smashed and war is waged both above and below the ground. Armies of Exigo locks elves, beasts, knights, and creatures of the darkness in an epic battle for survival where armies can delve deep underground to advance undetected and then tunnel to the surface to unleash powerful attacks on their unsuspecting enemies.