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'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 ...

'Rugby 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA SPORTS Rugby 2004 will once again be a rugby fan’s dream. 20 international teams, as well as all the Super 12 and other domestic teams, will be featured including the mighty New Zealand All Blacks, the Australian Wallabies, the South African Springboks, England and France. Take your team to victory in the World Cup, Tri nations, Super 12 Series, Domestic, Master League and Friendly matches. A custom league set up facility will also allow players to structure their own tournaments.

'Disgaea: Hour of Darkness' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The critically acclaimed strategy role-playing game from Japan, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness for the PlayStation2 has shipped to retailers, courtesy of Atlus U.S.A., Inc., the publishers of last year's award winning Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis. To accompany the launch of the game, the official Disgaea Website has gone live. The site will feature exclusive screenshots, downloads, game information and a dedicated message board.