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'Lowrider' (PS2) Gets Funky Music

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The gamers will be bumping and grinding in the upcoming rhythm-action video game Lowrider as the hip-hop hit "Get Low" is featured on the game's soundtrack, video game publisher Jaleco Entertainment announced.

'Law & Order II: Double or Nothing' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive has released a playable demo for its highly anticipated title, Law & Order II: Double or Nothing. The demo gives players a first taste of the new game, including exploration of the investigation and trial proceedings. Additionally, the demo contains several areas where players can directly link to the game’s website where they can order the game. Read more for download links ...

'TrackMania' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks ! Read more for details and screens ...

SEGA Announces 'Nightshade' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced that "Nightshade" is the official name for the upcoming PS2 title formerly known as "Kunoichi" (it remains "Kunoichi" in Japan) as well as the release of new screenshots. Players take on the role of the sexy and dangerous female ninja Hibana as she battles legions of demonic foes with unlimited combo attacks and powerful ninja magic. Developed by SEGA's Overworks studio, "Nightshade" is slated to be released in early Q1 04. Read more for details and screens ...

'Crash Nitro Kart' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Crash Nitro Kart, Crash will hit the track in his fastest-paced adventure yet! Kidnapped by the ruthless Emperor Velo and forced to race in his galactic coliseum, Crash must speed his way to victory in order to save Earth from destruction... but it won't be easy, as he must compete against foes both old and new before a final showdown with Velo himself! Read more for some new screens ...

'Chicago 1930' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chicago, 1930-Prohibition The Mafia rules the city. A special police task force is formed to take down his gang. This squad is managed by two cops. An open war breaks out throughout the city of Chicago. Now it’s your turn to choose your side! Read more to check out four new screens ...

'Wings of Honour' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CITY Interactive has released the official demo for heir upcoming World War I combat flight simulation Wings of Honour. This demo features the first mission from the Career mode allowing you to fly around in a Sopwith Camel. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Sues Interplay

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal's video game arm has sued one-time partner Interplay Entertainment Corp., alleging Interplay breached a distribution deal between the two. The suit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, accused Interplay, which is controlled by French publisher Titus Interactive, of trying to get out of a product distribution deal by making claims of unpaid payments under the pact (thanks Gamers.nl).

'Beyond Good & Evil' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2003 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the truth and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds. Check these spiffy new screens ...