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'Project Gotham Racing 2' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 11:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that Project Gotham Racing 2 for Xbox has gone gold and is scheduled to skid onto store shelves in North America on November 18 for an estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.).

'Firestarter' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game is developed on original high-tech engine The Firestarter Engine, which uses the possibilities of the latest accelerator generation GeForce3/4. Among the engine possibilities are work with outdoor and indoor areas, coloured dynamic lighting, dynamic shadows, vertex and pixel shaders, T&L, procedure textures, various classes of particle system-based effects, interactive and destructible level objects, realistic physics, high-polygonal character and monster models (up to 5000 of polygons), skeleton animation. Read more to check them out3 new screens ...

'Conspiracies' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that "Conspiracies", a game of murder, mystery, and adventure for the PC began shipping to retail this week. Uniquely packaged with both the DVD version and CD version in one box, "Conspiracies" is already garnering excellent reviews, international awards, and it arrives in stores just in time for holiday shopping.

Eidos Announces Development Deal With Guerilla

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos announces it has signed a development deal with Guerrilla. Formerly known as Lost Boys Games, Guerrilla is developing a 3rd person action game for Eidos which will be released on PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC in summer 2004.

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' is an innovative Post-Apocalyptic Role Playing Game with tactical combat and a highly original, disturbing storyline. The game is scheduled for Q1, 2004. The Fall will be the first 3D-RPG set in an endtime scenario on the market. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'TrackMania' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PST | 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 ...

'Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars appeals to both RTS and RPG players searching for a new experience in already known genres. The multiplayer provides new strategic gameplay tuned towards the traditional RTS players. Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars continues the traditions of the award winning Celtic Kings: Rage of War and will be exploring the three Punic wars between Rome and Carthage in the period 264BC – 146BC which includes the famous campaigns of Hannibal and Scipio Africanus.

'Chrome' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Techland are please to announce that their tactical FPS title, CHROME has shipped to retail stores in North America! “Chrome is a thinking man’s shooter,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing at Strategy First. “In the same vein of games like System Shock and Deus Ex, players must choose their weapons and ammo carefully, use implants to improve their performance and know when to come in with guns blazing or sneak in undetected. It can mean the difference between life and death!”

'The Sims: Makin' Magic' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced the release of The Sims Makin' Magic, a new expansion pack to the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. In this supernatural edition, Sims are granted magical powers to cast playful or mischievous spells. Players can venture to an all-new magical, carnival-themed destination, experience exciting new gameplay, gain over 175 new items, and encounter a whole new cast of quirky characters in this powerful pack of magical high jinx.

'Call Of Duty' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Call of Duty transports fans into a gripping, movie-like World War II combat experience where they must survive the chaos of battle as ordinary soldiers fighting together as a squad.