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'Vietcong: Fist Alpha' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Since its initial launch in March 2003, enthusiasm for Vietcong from fans of the first-person shooter genre has spawned hundreds of on-line communities, clans and dedicated servers. Now, in January 2004, Gathering will launch Vietcong: Fist Alpha, the official mission disc for Vietcong. Read more for details & screens ...

'Fight Club' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The second rule of Fight Club is you do not talk about Fight Club. However, gamers will surely be talking, as Vivendi Universal Games yesterday announced the development of Fight Club for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Due out in late 2004, Fight Club, developed by Genuine Games, is set to deliver an intense experience that will combine the characters, settings, artistic style, and story elements from the movie with a realistic fighting system that will appeal to both hardcore and casual gamers. Read more for some new screens ...

'Savage Eden: The Battle of Laghaim' Open For All Players

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Savage Eden, the Battle for Laghaim, a new 3D role-playing game hosted by iEntertainment Network is ready to roll! Savage Eden has been launched for open play by all players. The Beta period of Savage Eden was a big success and players are raving about the new role-playing game. To play Savage Eden, go to http://www.SavageEden.com and download the game.

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more for some new screens ...

'Spartan' Scores 'Game of the Year 2004' Nomination - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Slitherine Strategies are pleased to announce that Spartan has been nominated as a finalist in the 2003 Game of the Year competition hosted by the Independent Games Festival. The winner will be announced at the show in March 2004. Spartan has just about everything that you would expect from a Grand Campaign TBS strategy game and with the added spice of the interactive battles we're sure it will be a winner with the gamers and the judges alike. Worthplaying.com has described Spartan as: "Civilisation with a 3D battle engine.", and one of our aims as a company is to grow our audience to draw in some of those gamers who can't get enough of Civ, or who are just looking for something a little different.

'Strength and Honor' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In India, Emperor Asoka Maurya has embarked on a non-violent campaign to bring prosperity to his people and promote Buddhist philosophy. In China, the king of Qin struggles to unite the seven kingdoms and stave off invasions by Hun tribes. To the west, a fledgling Rome battles with Carthage for Southern Europe and the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, Egypt and Seleucid Persia wrestle to control Syria and the Near East. Choose your side and lead your empire to Strength and Honor! Check out the new batch of screens ...

Enlight Signs 'Fast Lanes Bowling' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight announced today it will release Fast Lanes Bowling for the holiday season. Developed by LAB Rats Games, Fast Lanes Bowling allows players to experience the excitement of having an entire bowling alley available on their PC. Read more for details & screens ...

Ubisoft's 'Shadowbane' Is Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announces the acquisition of the rights to distribute Shadowbane all over Europe. This new plan helps strengthen its position on the massively multi-player online (MMO) gaming market. The highly anticipated Shadowbane Gold edition is expected to launch commercially in Europe on both Mac and PC in January 2004. The Shadowbane Gold edition will include the original Shadowbane game and the new expansion, "The Rise of Chaos".

'Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that Harry Potter fans will experience the magic and peril of Harry's third year at Hogwarts in the highly anticipated Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban videogame. For the first time gamers will play as friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as well as Harry Potter, switching between characters and utilizing their key attributes and skills to resolve challenges and overcome enemies. The three friends will need to combine their strengths and master a variety of new spells as they face Harry's most terrifying opponents yet: the escaped convict Sirius Black and the Dementors, the sinister guards of Azkaban prison. Read more for details & screens...

Red Dead Revolver (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce Red Dead Revolver for the PlayStation2 and Xbox. Developed by Rockstar San Diego, this stylish, western gun-fighting extravaganza is expected to hit retail shelves in Spring 2004. Read more for details ...