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'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criminals of Gotham City Beware! Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu makes history as the first video game to debut a brand new Batman character, the villain Sin Tzu. Ubi Soft, DC Comics and Warner Bros. have partnered to showcase the talents of renowned comic book artist, Jim Lee, as the creator and character designer for Sin Tzu. Jim Lee is America's best-selling comic book artist of all time and is currently the artist on the monthly DC comic book BATMAN, which is the nation's #1 comic book. Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu will be released for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube and GameBoy Advance. In the meantime njoy some new Xbox screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new Xbox screens & a trailer just rushed in. Check them out!

'Need for Speed Underground' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out the new screens!

'SOCOM II: U.S. Navy Seals' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SOCOM II, players don combat threads and tactical prowess as an elite SEAL commander in the solo mode. You bark orders through the accompanying voice-recognizing headset (sold separately), you move in the shadows with pin-drop precision, and you don’t evacuate until every last objective is scratched off the list. Twelve epic, international missions are your theater, spanning the globe from intense urban cities to the thick jungles of South America (thanks Gamer.nl). Read more for some small screens ...

'Spellforce: The Order of Dawn' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In their immeasurable greed and constant thirst for power, the thirteen most powerful Mages of all time doomed the land, hurling it into an endless spiral of chaos and despair. Entire countries were wiped out in the blink of an eye when the devastating power of the Elements was unleashed – Elements summoned by dark rituals. Continents shattered like glass, the pieces strewn about like leaves in the wind. Huge armies, bound by the the power of ancient runes, brought war and destruction to the lands that survived the initial onslaught. All that was left were a few islands, connected by magic portals. Read more for 4 tasty new screens ...

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has asked us to inform all the RtCW fans that a v1.02 update patch for their free multiplayer expansion Enemy Territory is going to be released later today. The new patch will adress several client & server side issues as well as weapon fixes include moving Land Mines and Adrenaline needles to separate weapon banks. Made switching to a weapon after dropping dynamite/satchel/landmines easier. Also added ability for Covert Ops/Engineer to pick up weapons from the opposing team of the same class. Fixed some issues with Air Strike detonation. Fixed XP not being given (and stats being kept) for kills with akimbo pistols. Of course we'll have the patch on our file servers as soon as its available so stay tuned!

LPGA Tour Golfer Natalie Gulbis Joins 'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004'

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time an LPGA golfer will be part of the professional golfer line up in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004 from EA SPORTS with the addition of Natalie Gulbis. Gulbis, from Sacramento, Calif., is in her second year on the LPGA TOUR and became the youngest golfer to qualify for an LPGA tournament at age 14, before Michelle Wie broke that record last year. She also finished second at the California State Women's Amateur in 1997.

'Dungeons & Dragons Heroes' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeons & Dragons Heroes, the highly anticipated Xbox game from Atari, has officially gone gold. The first Dungeons and Dragon's branded product for a next generation console will ship September 23rd, 2003.

'MoH: Allied Assault Breakthrough' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the eagerly anticipated multiplayer demo of Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Breakthrough. This demo sports 2 maps (Anzio and Palermo) featuring the new Liberation mode. Read more for download links ...

Logitech's New Corded Controllers for the PS2 Now Available

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech today announced that its two newly designed corded controllers for the PlayStation2 are now on retail shelves, ready for prime-time action. The Logitech Extreme Action Controller and the Logitech Action Controller (U.S. suggested retail price of $24.95 and $19.95, respectively) are available at retail outlets and at www.logitech.com. European pricing and availability will be announced separately.