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'Civilization's Dawn' Announced

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iEntertainment Network announces Civilization's Dawn, a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG). The new title is being developed to generate revenue at retail and through online subscriptions.

KumaWar Launches 'Iran Hostage Rescue Mission Part 2'

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the online game service that allows players to experience real world events through advanced gaming technology, has launched its newest mission, Iran Hostage Rescue Part 2. Based on the April 24, 1980 failed attempt to rescue 53 American hostages held in Tehran, the Iran Hostage Rescue Mission Part 2 offers players the opportunity to execute the Pentagon's actual plan to storm the American embassy and to bring the hostages home.

Silent Hill 4: The Room (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

Henry Townshend finds himself trapped in his apartment that has been cursed by a deeply rooted evil. Only by exploring mysterious portals leading to disturbing alternate worlds can Henry begin to uncover the truth. However, in true Silent Hill fashion, mysterious new characters, horrendous creatures, and the undead use any means necessary to impede his progress.

'The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 14th

Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release, The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 breakout hit Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the universe.

'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 14th

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

EverQuest II (PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 14th

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath.

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?