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Hip Interactive Signs 'Fear Factor: Unleashed'

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 3:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hip Interactive announced today the signing of a license agreement with ARUSH Entertainment to be the exclusive North American distributor for the PC and console video game Fear Factor: Unleashed based on the TV hit series Fear Factor. The game is expected to release for the 2004 holiday season. Read more for details ...

'Gangland' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 1:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Whiptail Interactive and developer MediaMobsters announced today that the action-style Mafia game Gangland has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Gangland combines the RTS, RPG & SIM genres into a new breed of gaming mayhem, letting players bribe, steal and seduce their way to the top of the family tree. Gangland for the PC has a SRP of $49.99 and has been rated M for Mature.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • The Suffering - Trailer
  • Perimeter - Trailer
  • World Of WarCraft - Trailer
  • Knights Of The Temple - Trailer
  • Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow - Trailer (2)

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

'Wartime Command' - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 12:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wartime Command: Battle For Europe 1939-1945 is the stunning World War II tactical real time strategy game from Russian developers 1C Company in Russia. The game development project has been retitled from Battlefield Command to give it prominence in a cluttered market of similar product brands. Wartime Command will launch for PC in the spring of 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Seamlessly combining role playing with intense first-person action combat, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines allows players to become a dangerous creature of the night as they assume the role of a recently embraced fledgling vampire in the service of the city's dark prince. Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines is being developed by Troika Games, whose founding members' credits include the award-winning Fallout, and is based on White Wolf's renowned pen-and-paper Vampire: The Masquerade RPG series. Built using Valve's Source Technology - the same game technology used to power Half-Life 2.

Running With Scissors Launches The 'Postal League'

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 11:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Independent game developer Running With Scissors has taken the wraps off the Postal League, the first organized multiplayer league for fans of POSTAL2: Share The Pain, the newest installment in the POSTAL franchise. Read more for details ...

'Showdown: Legends Of Wrestling' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The “madness” that captivated the world of professional wrestling will once again rule the squared circle, as Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has exclusively signed Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage to appear in SHOWDOWN: Legends of Wrestling. Read more for screens & details ...

LucasArts Cancels 'Sam & Max Freelance Police'

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 11:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts quitely put a notice on their website to announce that the Sam & Max sequel has been cancelled. "After careful evaluation of current market place realities and underlying economic considerations, we've decided that this was not the appropriate time to launch a graphic adventure on the PC" says Mike Nelson, Acting General Manager and VP of Finance and Operations. There is currently no plan to reduce staff.

'Ballerium' - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 11:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In developing the game, Majorem is using its revolutionary OPIUM technology to create a fully persistent world that is able to handle an infinite number of players. Ballerium looks to be an innovative new entry to the massively multiplayer gaming market, providing players with never before experienced levels of persistence and control. Read more for some new screens ...

'Iron Phoenix' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 10:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sammy Studios, Inc. today announced Iron Phoenix, a team based online fighting game coming exclusively to Microsoft Xbox Live. Iron Phoenix is the first game of its kind, joining strategic team-play with weapon-based melee combat, and featuring characters, weapons and a storyline worthy of a Kung-Fu film. Read more for details ...