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'Breed' Delayed .. Again

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The long awaited release of the tactical 3D action shooter Breed will be postponed for another few weeks. CDV announced today that the 3D action shooter BREED will be released by the beginning of November. In UK and in USA the release will also take place in November. A new single player demo is scheduled for October and multiplayer-demo at the time of release!

NCsoft Announces 'Lineage: Dark Conquest' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft today announced the latest chapter to its massively multiplayer game, Lineage. The new epic, called Lineage: Dark Conquest (www.lineage.com), is a series of six new episodes to be released over the next three years. The first new episode, Light and Shadow, goes live on North American servers today. Lineage first launched in 1998 and has grown to more than three-million active subscribers worldwide.

'Disciples II: The Rise of the Elves' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The next chapter in the award-winning Disciples series will be a stand-alone expansion pack titled Disciples II: The Rise of the Elves and it will be released this fall. Disciples II: Rise of the Elves will give both new and old fans of the popular series just what they have been asking for; The Elven race. Read more for details and screens ...

'GangLand' Coming On Valentine's Day

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back in the days of 1920's prohibition, one man ruled the roost in gangland America; Al Capone. Game publisher and lover of violence, corruption, murder and extortion, Whiptail Interactive is to mark the anniversary of Capone's most notorious murdering spree by releasing its forthcoming gangster PC game Gangland on Valentines Day, 74 years after the infamous Valentines Massacre. Developed by Danish gaming bad boys MediaMobsters, the game, based on life as a Sicilian gangster will be released across the UK, Europe and North America on Valentines Day, February 14th 2004.

'Space Colony' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following their recent success with the million-selling Stronghold series on PC, London-based developer, Firefly Studios, have catapulted their creativity into the not-so-distant future announcing Space Colony, due for release this Fall on PC. Space Colony is best described as a space-based People Sim crossed with a City Building game. The player manages and nurtures a group of dysfunctional space dwellers colonising the most unearthly corners of the galaxy. Read more for a few new screens ...

X03 Event (Xbox) Day 2 Sports Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Day 2 of Microsoft's X03 event has kicked off and there are more goodies coming our way. At bat today are tons of screens for upcoming Xbox Sports titles. Decided to list them seperatly from the action titles since the list was getting rather long :) We have screens for :

  • MX Unleashed
  • ESPN NFL Football
  • Inside Drive 2004
  • NFL Fever 2004
  • NHL Rivals 2004
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004
  • Links 2004
  • NFL Street
  • ESPN NBA Basketball
  • Total Club Manager 2004
  • Fifa Football 2004

X03 Event (Xbox) Day 2 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Day 2 of Microsoft's X03 event has kicked off and there are more goodies coming our way. At bat today are tons of screens for upcoming Xbox titles, in house and from 3rd party developers such as Acclaim, Atari, LucasArts, Activision and more. We will have screens for most of those and we start with :

  • Project Gotham Racing 2
  • Fable
  • 007: Everything Or Nothing
  • Whiplash
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Counter-Strike
  • Freedom Fighters
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup
  • Crimson Skies: High Road To Revenge
  • Rogue Ops
  • Sudeki
  • Conflict Desert Storm 2
  • The Suffering
  • Memorick The Apprentice Knight
  • Voodoo Vince
  • XIII

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tron 2.0 - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monolith has now released a singleplayer demo for their recent cyberspace 3D action game TRON 2.0 . This demo features a tutorial, the 'Abandoned Test Grid' mission where you battle against Resource Hogs and the Seeker, and the new 'Low Level Crunch' map in the Light Cycles portion of the game (thanks FilePlanet). Read more for download links ...

'Final Fantasy XI' (PS2) Goes Online March 2004

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today that Final Fantasy XI, the latest installment of the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY series, will be available pre-installed on the upcoming internal 40GB Hard Disk Drive exclusively for the PlayStation2. Final Fantasy XI, an online only title, will be among the great content only available with the internal Hard Disk Drive release in March for a suggested retail price of $99.