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'Warhammer Online' Introduces Eight Basic Starting Careers

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer Online, the upcoming massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) set against the backdrop of Games Workshop’s grim and gritty Warhammer fantasy world has released new information on the basic starting careers that will be available to players. Read more for details and some artwork ...

Vivendi Launches 'Tribes: Vengeance' 'Skinning' Competition

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games, in cooperation with Internet community site Tribalwar.com, announced today a contest to create alternative “skins” for use within Tribes: Vengeance. The competition, which starts immediately, will end on July 9th when a panel of judges from Vivendi Universal Games, Irrational Games, and Tribalwar.com will select the best skin and award its creator a high-end graphics card from ATI Technologies and an in-game credit.

'Need For Speed Underground 2' (ALL) Gets Even Hotter With Brooke Burke

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that they have signed one of the world's sexiest thrill seekers and cover girls, Brooke Burke, to star in Need For Speed Underground 2, the sequel to the best selling game of 2003, Need For Speed Underground.

EA Signs On For Next OddWorld Title (PS2/Xbox)

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 1:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that it has signed a agreement with Oddworld Inhabitants for the worldwide publishing rights to the next Oddworld game, the latest in the internationally acclaimed character-based action series. Slated for release in 2005, the new title will bring a unique action gaming experience to owners of the PlayStation2 and Xbox.

'Return to Mysterious Island' - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to Mysterious Island, a puzzle/adventure game is based on the novel by Jules Verne, follows Mina, a strong young woman alone on a round-the-world sailing expedition. Caught in a tremendous storm, she becomes stranded on the shores of a wild and apparently uninhabited island. As she explores her new surroundings, she uncovers artifacts, living spaces and technologies left behind by the people who came before her to this uncharted island.

'Prince of Persia 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Prince has to embark upon a path of both carnage and mystery to defy his preordained death. His journey leads to the infernal core of a cursed island stronghold harboring mankind’s greatest fears. Only through grim resolve, bitter defiance and the mastery of deadly new combat arts can the Prince rise to a new level of warriorship – and emerge from this ultimate trial with his life. Read more for some new screens ...

'Massive Assault' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming has released another patch for their strategy game Massive Assault bringing your retail game to v1.2.209. "This patch mostly affects Multiplayer mode of the game: after-game and before-game messaging has been improved, added random side challenges and an option to enforce victory in the time-out games. Also special message with achievements is being shown when advanced to new rank and smart replay name generation has been added."

'Spartan' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine has released a new patch for their 3D Turns based Strategy game Spartan. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.017 and focuses on improving the gameplay by re balancing the difficulty levels,major improvements in the AI and more feedback to the player about why the AI is making the decisions it does. Read more for download links ...

WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yuke's is working on a SmackDown game that will add new features and bring enhanced graphics to the series. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw, will combine characters from the WWE's Smackdown! and Raw franchises, expected release date is holiday season 2004. In the meantime check these screens ...

'World Championship Snooker 2004' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking the baize battles out of your living room and into the competitive online gaming arena, World Championship Snooker 2004 is the new player in Codemasters' best-selling, definitive snooker game series and will launch this summer for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. World Championship Snooker 2004 introduces an online competitive play mode on all platforms, allowing players to go head-to-head with a live opponent and play as any one of the 30 plus professional players.