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'Galactic Civilizations: Altarian Prophecy' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stardock Entertainment, announced that its expansion pack for the award winning strategy game, Galactic Civilizations has gone gold. The expansion pack, called Altarian Prophecy, has been in development and testing for some months to get all the features and enhancements put together just right.

'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legends of Wrestling: Showdown is the exclusive supercard of the immortals! Battle through the annals of time clashing with the greatest grapplers to set foot in the squared circle. Create dream matches, unlock classic feuds and travel down the path of pain in the first-ever era-based career mode to see if you have what it takes to beat the icons of professional wrestling!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 1:02 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 :

'Besieger' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 12:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Real-Time 3D Strategy, Besieger is set in a medieval fantasy world in which rival players wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. As well as the bloody battles, each player must build, protect and attack fortified citadels. This demo offers 2 single player campaigns where gamers play as either a Viking or a Cimmerian, and 4 multiplayer modes including Siege, Death Match, Artifact and Battle. Read more for download links ...

'Spider-Man 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has released a demo for The Fizz Factor's Unreal-powered action/adventure game Spider-Man 2. This beta demo features a tutorial and several missions from the full game (thanks 3DGamers). This Spider-Man 2 version was not scheduled for PC release, but ported by The Fizz Factor for promotional purposes only. Read more for download links ...

'Athens 2004: The Olympic Games' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Eurocom in close cooperation with ISM and the Organising Committee of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games to ensure the authenticity of the game, Athens 2004 will capture the excitement and realism of the 2004 Olympic Games on PlayStation 2. Scheduled for release in July 2004 just prior to the start of the next Olympic Games in August. Read more for a big batch of new screens ...

Paramount Signs John Woo To Direct 'Rainbow Six' Movie

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After John Woo earlier bought the right to Nintendo's Metroid, as well as Spy Hunter (starring The Rock, expected in 2005), Paramount has now officially approached John Woo to direct yet another new movie based on Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six franchise. Speculations whether we will also see familiar book/game characters as John Clark and Domingo Chavez are still pu in the air, no possible names for actors are mentioned at this point.

'Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that a new Xbox action-strategy game, Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, is in development by Phantagram and is heading to retail shelves in fall 2004. The first Xbox Live-enabled action-strategy game to blend large-scale strategic battles with fast and fierce hand-to-hand combat, Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders takes players to the forefront of an epic battleground.

'Madden NFL 2005 Collector's Edition' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced that a special collector’s edition of Madden NFL 2005 will be available when the regular Madden NFL 2005 launches to celebrate 15 years of the best-selling sports franchise in North America. Read more for details ...

'O~3 Entertainment' Brings 'Torrente' To North America

by Rainier on June 3, 2004 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

O~3 Entertainment today announced plans to publish, "Torrente," an irreverent, darkly comic action shooter for PC in North America and South America. Developed in Madrid, Spain by Virtual Toys in partnership with Cinemaware, and based on the top-grossing films of the same name, Torrente is a fascist, sexist, racist, drunk, and dirty cop who soon finds himself caught in the crossfire between drug cartels and the Mafia. Now he must blast his way through street thugs and hit men battling for control over Madrid's seedy underworld.