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'Champions: Return To Arms' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While we already had this revealed (including the first screens) a few days ago, Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced Champions: Return to Arms, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Action/RPG, Champions of Norrath. Champions: Return to Arms, developed by Snowblind Studios and published by Sony Online Entertainment, will be available exclusively for the PS2 in the Q1 2005.

Paradox Entertainment Announces 'Hearts of Iron 2'

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Swedish computer games developer Paradox Entertainment announced that they for some time have been working on a sequel to the award-winning and highly renowned title Hearts of Iron. Hearts of Iron is a grand strategy game depicting World War 2 in a real-time environment. It was celebrated as a pioneer among World War 2 strategy games.

Deep Silver Signs 'Earth 2160'

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOCH Media and ZUXXEZ release details of their newest synergy: The new title in the highly successful science-fiction strategy series Earth 2150, developed by Reality Pump Studios will appear under the KOCH Media games label Deep Silver. Within the framework of an European deal, KOCH Media has acquired the exclusive European rights for this PC game title, which is to appear in Q4 2004

Radeon Launches 'ATI X800' Graphics Card

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ATI Technologies Inc. today launched its RADEON X800 Visual Processing Unit (VPU) which will deliver the industry’s most awesome gaming experience possible on a PC. With the introduction of the RADEON X800, ATI continues its two year reign as the industry leader in high-end graphics for gaming and ushers in a new era, High Definition Gaming. Worldwide system integrators, original equipment manufacturers and board partners are excited to deliver RADEON X800 powered systems and boards beginning immediately.

'Psychotoxic' - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Psychotoxic is a first person shooter with an exceptionally exciting story line. The setting is New York, in the year 2020. Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse have caused terrible damage on Earth. The fourth horseman is now preparing for his return. Violence and aggression are increasing drastically. Humanity's last hope is protagonist Angie Prophet. Check the new batch of screens ...

Eidos & Pyro Studios Announce 'Imperial Glory' - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperial Glory promises to be the most extensive strategy game ever, offering an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes. Imperial Glory is being developed by Pyro Studios and will be released on PC in early 2005. Read more for details & the first screens...

THQ E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today revealed their new lineup that will be on display at the E3 convention. Console gamer content including Destroy All Humans, The Punisher, WWE Day of Reckoning and Full Spectrum Warrior will be available, but also S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War. THQ will also present the most expansive mass-market product portfolio in the industry, including games based on "The Incredibles," "The Polar Express," and "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie," three of the biggest feature films scheduled for holiday 2004.

'Massive Assault: Phantom Renaissance' Announced

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming.net announced today that it is developing Massive Assault: Phantom Renaissance - the stand-alone expansion set for its highly acclaimed turn-based strategy game Massive Assault. The development has been going for the last six months. Read more for details & screens...

Midas E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 6:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midas Interactive heads out to the E3 show in Los Angeles to showcase its new releases for 2004. Despite being an internationally renowned budget publisher Midas Interactive will be unveiling several full price PlayStation 2 releases at the show including Project Minerva, a hugely engaging first person shoot 'em up, from Japanese developer D3.

'GTR: The Ultimate Racing Game' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 4, 2004 @ 4:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SimBin Development Team has now officially released the leaked press demo for the first ever official racing game based on the FIA GT racing series. GTR – The Ultimate Racing Game represents the most intense and immersive racing experience ever to grace a PC or games console. This demo features one track (Spa) and you can choose between two cars (Lister and Morgan). Read more for download links ...