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'ShellShock: Nam '67' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 2:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War. Check some new screens...

'Aura: Fate of the Ages' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aura is a challenging first person puzzle exploration game that uses an easy to navigate mouse driven, point and click interface. The game features vast panoramic landscapes and some of the best pre-rendered graphics adventure has ever seen (and we mean it!!). Players will need to solve a variety of ingenious fully-animated puzzles using logic, reasoning and common sense. Read more for new screens ...

'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent' PC Version Revealed?

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on VE3D that C&VG have put up the second part of their 'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent' interview in which EA's Chris Plummer hints at a possible PC version of 'Goldeneye: Rogue Agent'.
“It's definitely never coming to PC then?
Plummer: I wouldn't say it's definitely never going there, but we don't want to do a port. For the PC it needs to be a PC design, and we're working on that behind the scenes but it's not something that we've announced or are prepared to discuss.
So there is a PC version in development, then?
Plummer: Erm, no, nothing official.”
Read the full interview over at C&VG.

'Harry Potter & The Prisoner Of Azkaban' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time gamers will play as friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as well as Harry Potter, switching between characters and utilizing their key attributes and skills to resolve challenges and overcome enemies. Read more for some new screens...

Ubisoft Signs 'The Political Machine' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that they have signed a deal with Stardock Entertainment to publish The Political Machine, a strategy game where players take on the role of campaign manager for a presidential candidate. Players must raise money, take out advertisements, win endorsements and appear on popular TV news shows to answer tough questions about today's most pressing issues. The Political Machine is scheduled to launch late summer 2004 for the PC.

European 'Everquest II' Beta Test Starts In July

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced that the European beta sign-up for EverQuest II will begin in Europe on the 7th June, with the beta testing program itself starting in July. EverQuest II will be fully localized in English, French and German making it the first MMO game to feature localized voiceover when it ships.

'Men of Valor' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Men of Valor is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Combining the latest Unreal technology with the gameplay expertise of 2015, the game immerses the player in the humid jungles of Southeast Asia in the most controversial conflict of the modern era. The game will ship during Fall 2004 for the Xbox and PC. Check the freshly launched website or read more for some new screens ...

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 9:33 a.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 :

'Creatures: The Albian Years' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fusion Labs and Gameware Development have announced the forthcoming release of Creatures the Albian Years available on the PC. This special edition twin pack contains two innovative classic best-sellers from Creature Labs, namely Creatures 1 and Creatures 2. These amazing Artificial Life products let you create real life on your own PC.

'Roma Victor' Gets SpeedTree

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RedBedlam, the developer of the historically-authentic MMORPG Roma Victor is to include lifelike environmental foliage in its upcoming epic title, thanks to the inclusion of IDV's SpeedTree tree-generation technology.