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'Pro Evolution Soccer 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pro Evolution Soccer 3 represents a mammoth step forward for the series, with every aspect of the game massively reworked, with new player models, on and off the ball moves and key additions to the Master League incorporated into the new game. Konami has released a playable demo for their upcoming soccer title, no specific details are available as to what is included in this demo.

'Ultimate Gamers Expo' Announces New 2004 Dates

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Ultimate Gamers Expo (UGE) today announced that the Expo will make its debut August 20th-22nd, 2004 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Ultimate Gamers Expo is the first-ever massive gaming festival for the general public where attendees can “test drive” the hottest upcoming and current games, participate in competitions and experience the action that, until now, only game industry insiders have been exposed to.

'Curse: The Eye of Isis' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Curse: The Eye of Isis centers on Darien Dane and his assistant, Victoria Sutton as they investigate the disappearance of an ancient sacred Egyptian statue. Protected by an evil curse, the statue causes madness (or violent death) to those who come in contact with it. Darien must battle hordes of zombies and evil mummies to find this statue and return it to its pyramid home before total carnage ensues. Read more for some new xbox screens & trailer ...

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 5:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The follow up game to the popular Budokai game is coming to the PS2 this December. Budokai has a new look with its sleak Cell Shaded characters and environments. Fast and furious action that holds true to the original Budokai. All new game modes and options. Be prepared for one intense fighting game. Check the 30+ new screens ...

'Railroad Pioneer' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood has released a demo for KritzelKratz 3000's 3D management/strategy game Railroad Pioneer. With the creation of the transatlantic railway, built with blood, sweat and tears into the murderous wilderness in 1869, the American dream of freedom and prosperity was finally to be fulfilled. This demo features a tutorial and one mission, "Pennsylvania", from the full game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Dark Horizons: Lore' - Open Beta Launched

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 3:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Max Gaming Technologies announced today the launch of Dark Horizons: Lore Open Beta. Applications taken at the official Dar Dark Horizons: Lore website. Max Gaming is opening a thousand seat beta test for Lore to engage a broad player audience in testing the game. Lore will use a persistent character technology to track and meta map the development of the game space. In addition to testing the backend technologies the player community will be invited in this early release to being collaborating with the game developers on possible sanctioned mods for the game.

'Gladius' (NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the heart of Gladius is a unique mix of dynamic game play that requires players to develop and manage a school of gladiators who, over time, gain experience, learn new skills, improve their abilities and finally test their might in epic battles. Players fight with deadly weapons and powerful magic, learn vital combat tactics, and enhance and customize characters... Check out new Xbox & Gamecube screens ...

'Secret Weapons Over Normandy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 3:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Secret Weapons Over Normandy presents a dynamic, deeply engaging story-driven flight action experience that puts players in control of authentic World War II aircraft and challenges them to undertake the war's most dangerous missions. Read more to check some airborne screens ...

'Prince of Persia: Sands Of Time' - Community Chat Transcript

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft held a Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time community chat with Jordan Mechner, Creative Consultant & creator of the original Prince of Persia games. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. This chat was moderated by Ubi Soft, but the questions asked were submitted throughout the chat. Read more for the full transcript ...

Digital Jesters Signs 'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has side-stepped the opposition and signed the publishing rights to Cyanide Studio's comprehensive new rugby management simulation Pro Rugby Manager 2004. The game is due for a release in March 2004. Cyanide Studios has an impressive pedigree in sports management games, having produced France's respected Cycling Manager series of games. Pro Rugby Manager 2004 builds on the technology of the developer's previous titles - but adds in a host of new features designed to make this the best management game in its field. Read more for details & screens ...