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'Smash Up Derby' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 2:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Smash up Derby is a fast and dynamic arcade racing game bringing the idea of destruction derby back to the new millennium! In this game, like in no other, you will face competition with expanded, heavily tuned cars who, apart from aiming to win, will do all to crash your car and get you out of the race. This demo allows you to take a choice of two cars for a spin in single-race mode on the Night Arena and Lacroix Long tracks (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.

Majesco - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the promising publishers with a bunch of nice upcoming titles i checked out at the E3 was Majesco. Check out the screens on their E3 lineup, such as :

  • Black 9 (Xbox/PC)
  • Bloodrayne
  • Drake (Xbox/PC)
  • Blowout (Xbox/PC)
  • Advent Rising (Xbox)
  • Iridion II (GBA)
  • Block Party (GBA)
  • Quad Desert Fury (GBA)

    Hit this link for the screens!

'Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes' - Website Launched

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami has just launched the official website for their upcoming stealth action game Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes website. The site sports a wealth of new info, some new screenshots, the E3 trailer (local mirror here), and more. Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (developed by Silicon Knights)will be only available on the Gamecube, expected in November 2003. Go check out the site!

'Legion Gold' Invades Stores

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and developer Paradox Entertainment announced today that Legion Gold, the newest edition of the high-level strategy game, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

'Vultures' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forget about Columbus! Each attempt to conquer the New World failed. Then a plague wiped out the European population. Those who were able to flee to America saved themselves, yet were enslaved by the native Americans. Now, centuries later - no traceof progress whatsoever. For entertainment for the broad masses, the outlawed "Vultures" fight in huge arenas. And you are one of them. You only think of one thing: To become the number one gladiator in order to win your freedom! This can only be achieved by ability, skill, and cold-bloodedness as the only valid Vultures rule is: You either leave the arena as the winner or in pieces!

Cenega - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slow news day as it seems so an opportune time to catch up on some more E3 screens galleries. Next at bat is Eastern European publisher Cenega with some of their upcoming titles, such as :

'Port Royale' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy and Ascaron Entertainment’s soon-to-be released real-time strategy, Port Royale, takes gamers back to historical periods in the 16th and 17th century when pirates, traders and buccaneers ruled Earth’s land and sea. Some new screens sailed into the WP port, read more to check them out ...

Empire Interactive - E3 Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slow news day as it seems so an opportune time to catch up on some more E3 screens galleries. Next at bat is Empire Interactive with some of their upcoming titles, such as :

'IndyCar Series' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set to be the most accessible, exciting and entertaining open-wheel racing game designed, Indy Racing League features adrenaline-fuelled, ultra-close pack racing, with up to 33 cars racing on track, and requires total focus to handle the incredible overtaking manoeuvres at speeds well over 200mph. In a video game competition that ended in classic IndyCar Series fashion, Sam Hornish, Jr. earned his first virtual victory of the 2003 season. To celebrate the 87th running of the Indy 500 and the launch of the IndyCar Series video game for the PS2 on May 20, Codemasters conducted a pre-race simulation of the race in which Sam Hornish, Jr. emerged triumphant. Check some new screens ...

Robocop - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The action is spread across eight huge levels, encompassing indoor and outdoor areas. Robocop must use solve complex puzzles whilst fending off the bad guys – and never stray beyond his three primary objectives – Uphold the Law, Protect the Innocence and Defend the Public Trust. A playable demo of Robocop is now available allowing you to try out one level of the Robocop universe (thanks GamersHell). Read more for download links ...