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'Syberia II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MC2-Microids is pleased to announce Syberia II has gone gold for North America! The game will be shipping March 24, 2004. The second instalment of Syberia finds Kate Walker embarking across Europe on a desperate search for Hans Voralberg. Help Kate battle through the elements and solve many puzzles in four mystical and enchanting lands, in this epic quest. Expect a full Syberia II preview in the coming days ...

'Lifeline' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment America today announced it has shipped Lifeline for the PlayStation2 to retail outlets nationwide. The latest in a series of Konami titles to make innovative use of peripheral devices (Dance Dance Revolution, Karaoke Revolution), Lifeline breaks new ground as the first voice controlled action-adventure game for any console.

'PSO III: C.A.R.D. Revolution' (NGC) Shipts To Stores

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 11:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the release of "Phantasy Star Online Episode III: C.A.R.D. Revolution" exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. The closing chapter in the "Phantasy Star Online" series, "C.A.R.D Revolution" delivers an involving experience on or offline, complete with pre-established characters, manga-styled cut scenes, and a compelling story arc.

'Chaos League' - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Chaos League is a new kind of game, combining Real-Time Strategy, RPG and Sports. In a fantasy heroic universe Chaos League offers new game-play possibilities. Don’t look for notions of fair-play or the command “Help opponent back on his feet” because they don’t exist ! However, if you’ve been longing to find in a sport’s game such commands as “Stamp”, “High Facial Kick”, “Holding on the Ground”, “Force Passage” or “Ball of Fire” …. Then at last you’ve found the game of your dreams. Read more for new screens ...

'Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Second Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight Software has released a second demo for their 3D action/strategy title 'Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc'. This demo features one of the largest and most exciting scenarios. Outnumbered and inadequately equipped, on their way to crowning the king of France, players must free the French countryside of all mercenary presence in one of the most grueling, massive battles in the entire game. Read more for download links ...

'Kombat' - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kombat is the 3D RTS game with tactical wargame and RPG elements. The game uses the real army structure of years 39 - 45 with all main and specialized branches including reconnaissance, counterespionage and medical squads etc. All main countries - participants of that time war are playable in the game. Other countries activities are managed by AI. The gameplay is based on officer’s training system that was used during the WWII. The unique system of global and local AI provides a lot of gameplay innovations. The powerful in-house engine allows to use new strong technical features, read more to check out some screens ...

'Men of Valor: Vietnam' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Men of Valor: Vietnam is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Combining the latest Unreal technology with the gameplay expertise of 2015, Men of Valor: Vietnam immerses the player in the humid jungles of Southeast Asia in the most controversial conflict of the modern era. Read more for some new screens ...

'Championship Manager 5' - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos' Championship Manager series is undoubtedly the greatest football management game of all time. Over the last decade it has gone from strength to strength, making armchair managers out of millions of gamers. With it now being a truly mass-market game, Eidos has put together a dream team to ensure that Championship Manager 5 continues this fine heritage. Beautiful Game Studios boasts a 30-strong squad including 18 programmers, three researchers, two producers, two designers, an artist and a community manager, all aiming to maintain the addictive qualities that make the game such a winner. Read more for plenty of game details and the first screens ...

'Painkiller' - IRC Developer Chat

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Representatives from Dreamcatcher Games, developer People Can Fly and NVIDIA, will gather for an IRC chat session on Tuesday, March 2 @ 9:00 PM PST to discuss and answer questions about the highly-anticipated FSP "Painkiller." To participate, download the mIRC client at, log onto the EnterTheGame server and proceed to the #PainKiller channel. Co-hosted by NVIDIA and the EnterTheGame Network, participants in the chat will also have an opportunity to win a GeForce FX 5700 Ultra graphics card.

'Phantom' Gaming System Playable At E3 2004

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infinium Labs, Inc. announced today it will be exhibiting at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo, the annual videogame industry conference being held May 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.