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Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

'Test Drive: Eve of Destruction' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 3:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Test Drive: Eve of Destruction blends the best elements of racing and demolition and is packed with 25 different events, including Demo Derby, where the last car standing wins; Gauntlet, where the player climbs behind the wheel of a hearse and tries to finish a set number of laps while the rest of the field attempts to stop them; Trailer Race, a new brand of racing event, where players compete while towing various types of trailers and must finish the race with something resembling a trailer still attached.

DoubleJump Signs On For 'Phantom Brave' (PS2) Strategy Guide

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today, DoubleJump Publishing, Inc., in partnership with NIS America, Inc., announced that DoubleJump will publish and distribute the official guide for the upcoming strategy-RPG, Phantom Brave.

'Nitro Family' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of Nitro Family for PC. Published by ValuSoft, Nitro Family is rated "M" for Mature and will be available at retailers throughout North America for $19.99.

'Sonic Advance 3' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 1:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and SEGA Corporation have announced that 'Sonic Advance 3' has shipped and is currently available at retail outlets throughout North America for a suggested retail price of $29.99. 'Sonic Advance 3' is poised to build upon the top selling, critically acclaimed Sonic Advance franchise, which now boasts sales in excess of 1.5 million units according to NPD TRSTS.

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 12:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Sims 2 you control your Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. With the ground-breaking addition of genetics, your Sims now pass their DNA down through generations, giving you a more vivid and in-depth Sims experience. Every life choice you make has a relevant and dramatic effect on the lifetime of your Sim. It’s up to you to take your Sims from the cradle to the grave, fulfill their dreams, and push them to extremes in The Sims 2.

'The Last Job' (PS2/Xbox) Revealed

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Does crime really pay? There’s only one way to find out in Acclaim Entertainment’s The Last Job. Control a crew of four criminals and steal as much as possible in a series of frantic heists. Play every aspect of each heist by controlling four diverse criminals and interact with your own performance in this new and unique way to commit crimes. The action is high, locations are varied and the plan is simple: “Get in, Get out … Get away with it!” - What could possibly go wrong? A lot if you’re nothing more than a petty thief!

'Starsiege: Tribes' - Full Game Available NOW

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Released in 1998, Starsiege: Tribes was the first major online-only first-person action game. The combination of team-based gameplay, expansive outdoor terrains, multiple play modes, customizable characters, and controllable vehicles created a game that was an instant hit among fans and press alike. As a promotion for the upcoming Tribes Vengeance, Sierra/Vivendi have released the full game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and Reflections Interactive are pleased to announce that development is complete on DRIV3R, the highly anticipated driving action game for the Xbox and the PlayStation2. DRIV3R will be available in North America on June 21 and in Europe and Australia on June 22.

'KumaWar' Launches Multiplayer Mission Pack - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2004 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the revolutionary new online game service that allows players to experience re-creations of real world military events weeks after they occur via advanced gaming technology, has launched a pack of three tactical exercises designed for multiplayer and created by Kuma military advisor Staff Sergeant Dan Snyder and a team of award winning multiplayer map designers. Read more for info & screens...