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UbiSoft ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today marks the first day of the ECTS gaming convention in London, UK, and we already have a boatload of screens for the entire UbiSoft lineup. Read more to check out goodies from the following titles:

  • Uru: Ages Beyond Myst (PC)
  • XIII (PC/NGC/PS2/Xbox)
  • Beyond Good & Evil (PC/NGC/PS2/Xbox)
  • EverQuest: Lords of EverQuest (PC)
  • Far Cry (PC)
  • Prince of Persia: Sands of Time (PC/NGC/PS2)
  • Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm (PS2)
  • Rainbow Six 3 (Xbox)

'Hegemonia: The Solon Heritage' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 12:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hegemonia: The Solon Heritage will provide a thrilling playing experience through 50 new inventions, new skills and heroes, new spaceships and strategy options as well as an improved Artificial Intelligence. Furthermore, 15 new levels will be specifically designed both for a great multiplayer and singleplayer experience.

'Sammy Studios' Unveils Lineup For ECTS 2003

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 11:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Europe, Ltd. today unveiled the games it will have on display at ECTS 2003. Amongst their titles are the eagerly anticipated Lethal Skies 2, as well as Seven Samurai 20XX. The company is exhibiting at booth #1950 at the show, held August 27th – 29th at Earls Court in London, UK.

'Mercedes-Benz World Racing' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 10:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mercedes-Benz World Racing offers training missions, race and championship modes and also mission based play. Advanced technologies allow each driver to develop its own character and driving history to enable them to master and accomplish different skills and missions successfully. Check these new screens ...

'The Simpsons Hit & Run' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 8:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Simpsons Hit & Run is a mission-based driving game featuring out-of-the-car platform action, the interactive world of Springfield, and the signature humor of the Simpsons. We'll have new screens and clips each week featuring the characters from the game, this week check out Apu. Hit & Run comes out September 16th for the PS2, Xbox and GC. Read more to check out the goodies ...

'Hidden And Dangerous II' - Beta Test Sign Up

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 5:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on HomeLAN that iBeta Software are taking sign-ups for people to beta test Illusion Softworks/Gathering's upcoming WWII tactical shooter Hidden and Dangerous II. Sign up for the beta at iBeta's web site.

Capcom Ships 'Bombastic' (PS2) & 'Pro Cast Sports Fishing' (Xbox)

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 2:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Bombastic for the PS2. Bombastic puts players in control of a veritable minefield of explosive, moving dice. Experience the struggle of man verses fish as Capcom today announced the release of Pro Cast Sports Fishing, the most comprehensive bass fishing simulation game developed exclusively for the Xbox. In Pro Cast Sports Fishing, players choose their fisherman from a line up of three seasoned professionals in a bid to attain the grandtitle of Master Bass Fisherman.

DreamCatcher Screens Galore

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 1:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got some new screens for some upcoming Dreamcatcher titles. Read more to check out goodies from :

  • Mysterious Journey 2: Chameleon
  • Cypher: Code of Ruin
  • Jack the Ripper

'New World Order' - Counterstrike Assault Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This New World Order map, which is a full conversion from the original CS Assault map, is totally rebuild from scratch and has much improvements on the original map. The new v2.0 Assault is very atmospheric, has stunning looking graphics and offers lots and lots of extra’s compared to the original. Some extra streets were created for more tactical game play and what to think of special effects like shootable lights and glass, and smoke coming from car exhaust pipes is seen on this map. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Battlestar Galactica - Intro Movie
  • Futurama - Trailer
  • Far Cry - Trailer
  • War Of The Ring - Trailer
  • Forgotten Realms - Trailer


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