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PC/Xbox Preview - 'Men of Valor'

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Men of Valor is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Touching on some of the most familiar scenes of the war as they exist in the popular imagination, the player guides his group of fellow soldiers through the hardship and confusion of the battlefield, bonding with them as they do their duty for their country with the heroism and valor typical of the American soldier but unsung during the turbulent times.

'LucasArts' 2004 E3 LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts today unveiled its product lineup at this year's E3, featuring games for the Xbox, PS2 and PC. We have screens for thefollowing titles :

'Shaman King: Master of Spirits' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

On his quest to advance in the Shaman Tournament and defeat Zeke, Yoh and his friends run into a man named Magister, who plans on resurrecting the demon king Mephias. With the help of his friends and their Guardian Ghosts, Yoh must stop Magister at all costs.

Thief: Deadly Shadows (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

Garrett finds himself without allies, standing alone between the city and the forces that would crush it. Will his skills be enough to save the dying city? Can he survive betrayal, assassins, and war in the labyrinthine city streets? Will he destroy or be destroyed by the evil he awoke? And finally, what must he do to get what he wants most of all: to be left alone plying his trade as the city's greatest ... thief?

'The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

The Battle for Middle Earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game, players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses.

The Lord of the Rings The Third Age (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

Experience the first console RPG set in The Lord of the Rings universe in The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age. Travel in the wake of the Fellowship in a unique structure that allows players to explore their own path while periodically intersecting the major events of New Line Cinema’s film trilogy.

'Shaman King: Power of Spirit' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

Shaman King: Power of Spirit finds Yoh and his friends robbed of their powers by a mysterious force seeking to seize control over the minds of the Earth's populace. Players have access to multiple fighting styles that allow for long-range attacks, en-masse confrontations and solo hand-to-hand battles.

BloodRayne 2 (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

BloodRayne is a dhampir, born from the unnatural union of vampire and human. Blessed with the powers of a vampire but cursed with the unquenchable thirst for blood and a weakness to sunlight, Rayne is challenged with her most personal battle yet in BloodRayne 2.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (NGC/PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announces the worldwide in-store dates for Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow for the PlayStation 2 and GameCube. The next game in the critically acclaimed Splinter Cell franchise brings the intense realism of the original game to a whole new level. Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is unlike any game on the PlayStation 2 - amazing graphics, a deep single-player storyline and a ground-breaking multiplayer experience that's so mesmerizing, it's one of the most played games on the Xbox LIVE game service.

'Notorious: Die to Drive' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced Notorious: Die to Drive, an urban-style combat racing game. In a unique combination of urban warfare and car racing, Ubisoft will take players on a wild ride where they will race against ruthless street crews, eliminating their opponents and building an empire of cash - with all the action amplified by the heart thumping beat of various rap artists. Notorious: Die to Drive will ship for console game systems at the beginning of 2005.