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LeBron James Features In EA SPORTS 'NBA LIVE 2004'

by Rainier on June 28, 2003 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LeBron James officially became a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers when he was the top pick at last evening’s NBA Draft. LeBron will officially be "in the game" when NBA LIVE 2004 ships this fall under the EA SPORTS brand. For the first look at LeBron in his new Cavs uniform, check out easports.com. There you will find screenshots of LeBron as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the EA SPORTS ads that appeared last night on ESPN, featuring lottery picks Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Kirk Hinrich.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 28, 2003 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'LotR: The Return of the King' (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released 3 small trailers for their upcoming action game based on the Lord Of The Rings movie, Return Of The King, showing off the deadly mountain troll pushing a siege tower, Aragorn slicing and dicing his way through enemies with Gimli fighting along side him and Gandalf using his mighty magical powers to bring multiple enemies to the ground with this powerful ground smashing technique. For your convenience we merged all 3 of them into 1, so if you see it somewhere else you know where it originated. Read more for download links ...

'Battlefield: Pirates' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (and requires the latest v1.4 update patch). After the initial alpha release it is now updated to v0.11 and includes various tweaks and fixed, added a new map "Low_Tide" etc. Read more for details and download links ...

'Lionheart' - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wahey there Lionhearters! That's right; it's another brand spankin' new Lionheart web update for your weekend reading wonderment! So head on over to the MAGIC page to read all about Lionheart's Tribal Magic. We added a little something called the Corpse Bomb which allows players to "infuse a corpse with tremendous energies, causing the body to detonate." I mean sure it may sound a little messy...but really, I mean what's not to love?!? oh yeah! Read more for some new screens ..

'Dynasty Warriors 4' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 4 uses the most advanced melee-fighting engine to deliver the next evolution of tactical action. Experience the thrill of taking on multiple opponents at once and fighting against impossible odds. New features not only add more depth to the legend of the Three Kingdoms but also to the individual characters and the dramatic events surrounding them. Created by KOEI’s internal development team, Omega Force, Dynasty Warriors 4 for Xbox hits retail shelves in September 2003 with a suggested retail of $49.99. Dynasty Warriors 4 for the Xbox is Dolby Digital 5.1 compatible. Read more to check out 4 new screens ...

'Backyard Wrestling' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Backyard Wrestling places you in the role of an aspiring wrestler. You must be prepared to endure extreme amounts of pain and take incredible risks in order to move one step closer to the BYW title and ultimately be crowned 'The King of Hardcore'. But the road to glory is long and dangerous. Dozens of weapons including thumbtacks, barbed wire, light bulbs, baseball bats, tables, trash cans, and stop signs are at your disposal to help re-arrange the faces of new challengers. And did we mention the fire? Check the new batch of PS2 & Xbox screens ...

'Sega GT Online' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A blend of deep simulation detail and high-octane arcade action, “Sega GT Online” challenges gamers to qualify for licenses and earn money to soup up their rides and buy newer, more powerful cars. Bringing all the thrills of the most realistic driving game for Xbox online via Xbox™ Live, “Sega GT Online” allows up to six gamers to put their cars – and their skills – to the ultimate test against thousands of gamers from around the country. Check the new screens ...

'Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne' - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following in the tradition of previous Blizzard expansion sets, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne provides gamers with a vast new chapter in the epic Warcraft saga. In the single-player campaign, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth. Several months have passed since Archimonde and the Burning Legion were defeated at the battle of Mount Hyjal, yet a new threat has arisen throughout the land. Expected in stores next week, here are some screens to get you by over the weekend ...

'Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2003 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain is the next installment of the Syphon Filter storyline. Elsa Weissenger has come to Gabe Logan with evidence that a multinational corporation has been behind the Syphon Filter conspiracy from the beginning. Mara Aramov is connected to this consortium in some way that Gabe does not understand. But here is what Gabe does know: Mara has escaped custody, outbreaks of a deadly new mutation of the virus are appearing all over the globe, and Chechnyan rebels are selling the virus to other terrorists. A few new screens just infiltrated our offices ...