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'Prince of Persia 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Prince has to embark upon a path of both carnage and mystery to defy his preordained death. His journey leads to the infernal core of a cursed island stronghold harboring mankind’s greatest fears. Only through grim resolve, bitter defiance and the mastery of deadly new combat arts can the Prince rise to a new level of warriorship – and emerge from this ultimate trial with his life. Read more for some new screens ...

'Massive Assault' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming has released another patch for their strategy game Massive Assault bringing your retail game to v1.2.209. "This patch mostly affects Multiplayer mode of the game: after-game and before-game messaging has been improved, added random side challenges and an option to enforce victory in the time-out games. Also special message with achievements is being shown when advanced to new rank and smart replay name generation has been added."

'Spartan' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine has released a new patch for their 3D Turns based Strategy game Spartan. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.017 and focuses on improving the gameplay by re balancing the difficulty levels,major improvements in the AI and more feedback to the player about why the AI is making the decisions it does. Read more for download links ...

WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yuke's is working on a SmackDown game that will add new features and bring enhanced graphics to the series. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw, will combine characters from the WWE's Smackdown! and Raw franchises, expected release date is holiday season 2004. In the meantime check these screens ...

'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.