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'Shadow Tower: Abyss' (PS2) Cancelled

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 11:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Agetec's Mark 'Duhrin' Johnson revealed on the official Agetec forum that From Software's upcoming horror/FPS "Shadow Tower: Abyss" has been rejected by SCEA's (Sony Computer Entertainment America) Quality Control department and therefor is now cancelled. According to Johnson, reason for the thumbs down was the poor graphics and the fact that there was no market for this type of game in North America. Metro3D might still release 'Shadow Tower: Abyss' in Europe. If you want to read more about it then head on over to Agetec's forum.

'Desert Combat Extended' - Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 8:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Desert Combat eXtended' is a mod for a mod, believe it or not. The DCX team has released their latest v7.1 to be compatible with the latest Desert and BF1942 v1.6. This DCX 7 adds the new exocet anti-ship Missle, Deployable Sniper Bush(camo), Dismounted Deployable weapons TOW,MG and plenty other things. Read more for download links ...

'MVP Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 6:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Step up to the plate and master the true art of hitting with MVP Baseball 2004. An all-new hitting model allows for complete user control over all swing types as well as signature cuts from the game's best sluggers. Featuring rich new presentation, realistic player models, enhanced animations, and an immersive audio experience, MVP Baseball 2004 takes you out to the ballgame like never before. Check out 26 new screens and some trailers...

Xbox Announces 'If You Ruled the Gaming World' Contest

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 5:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

What does the future of gaming look like? What are your hopes, dreams and fears? Do you wish you could influence game developers’ decisions, but feel powerless to do so? Microsoft’s “If You Ruled the Gaming World” contest gives you the power to change gaming forever. Tell us what games would be like if you ruled the world and be heard by the biggest developers and publishers in the business. Read more for details ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 4:33 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps - Trailer
  • Onimusha 3 - Intro Movie
  • All-Star Baseball 2005 - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Perimeter' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 12:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter. The game combines proven principles of controlling resources and unit groups with titles featuring a clear-cut seizure of living space. Read more for some new screens ...

Turbine Entertainment Opens New Office

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 11:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Turbine Entertainment Software Corp. today announced it has opened a new studio in Santa Monica, Calif. The new facility will better position Turbine to work with important west coast publishers and Asia/Pacific business development.

'La Pucelle: Tactics' (PS2) Coming In May - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 11:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Interactive entertainment publisher, Mastiff LLC announced today that they will be publishing another of Nippon Ichi Software Inc’s great tactical RPGs, La Pucelle: Tactics, exclusively for the PlayStation2 in early May 2004. La Pucelle uses a similar battle system to the 2003 award-winning game, Disgaea, also a Nippon Ichi Software title. Read more for details and screens ...

Mythic Entertainment Announces "Dark Age of Camelot: New Frontiers"

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment announced “Dark Age of Camelot: New Frontiers,” a free downloadable expansion that reinvents the game’s unique Realm vs. Realm combat system, where player characters from the game’s three different Realms engage in life and death struggles across numerous battlegrounds, keeps and through the expansive frontier areas. Mythic plans to make “New Frontiers” available in Q2 2004.

'All-Star Baseball 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2004 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

All-Star Baseball 2005 is the most realistic baseball simulation that’s easier and more fun to play. All-Star Baseball 2005 is packed with exclusive feature innovations and online head-to-head play plus the deepest franchise mode of any baseball video game. Last week we took a look at how the introduction of FielderCam is going to give a whole new feel to the way gamers will play defense in ASB ’05. This week we’re going to take a look at how the offense has been beefed up in this year’s version of All-Star Baseball.