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'World Championship Rugby' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World Championship Rugby for the PS2, Xbox and PC is being developed by Swordfish Studios, one of the UK's respected independent game development studios. Hard-hitting bone-crunching, high-impact arcade rugby from the developers of Jonah Lomu Rugby is set to kick the competition into touch in March 2004. Read more for new screens ...

'Chaos-League' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 12:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

French developer Cyanide Stuiods (known for various manager games such as the Cycling Manager series) today announced that they are working on a totally new product, Chaos-League. While details on the new title are limited, they revealed that the upcoming futuristic American football/RTS game is inspired by Games Workshop's (also known for Warhammer 40000) popular tabletop game Blood Bowl. The game is expected April/May 2004, published by Focus. Read more to check out the first few screens ...

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that introduced stealth gameplay is back. Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox and PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Painkiller' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Painkiller is a nickname of a pretty unusual mercenary, who is dealing with supernatural. There are places on Earth where demons and other evil creatures have their nests: abandoned prisons, private castles, deep caves in the mountains. "Cleaning" those places is good money, and our hero needs a lot of it, since he loves living the life to its fullest. One day he gets what seems to be a pretty simple job: to retrieve a religious artifact from one of the nests. When after a furious battle he realizes he might have been tricked into the war between two competing clans of the undead, he tries to play his own cards.

'Savage Eden' - Free Play For All

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The series of massive Savage Eden events in the upcoming months has brought much excitement to the player community. In addition, to share the bashing and thrashing with the rest of the gaming world, Lady GM, the Savage Eden gamemaster has granted free play for everyone. These events are a great opportunity for new players to quickly earn resources that can enhance their gameplay, boost experience levels, and strengthen involvement in the community. The iEN team will also take this time to make additional refinements to the game.

'Malice' & 'Powerdrome' (PS2/Xbox) Find Publisher

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Argonaut Games PLC today confirmed that the new publisher, Evolved Games will publish the eagerly awaited Malice and Powerdrome in Europe and other PAL territories. Additionally, the company also confirmed that both titles will be published in North America by Bethesda Softworks LLC a subsidiary of ZeniMax Media Inc.

'Colin McRae Rally 04' (Xbox) Coming In March - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that its internationally acclaimed rally game, Colin McRae Rally 04, is coming to the U.S. for the Xbox. The title will be available this March at a special suggested retail price of $19.99. We also have a fresh batch of awesome looking screens from the PC version...

'Singles' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Singles", developed by German development team ROTOBEE, lets player's control the lives of Linda and Mike, two very different people, apartment sharing in a busy European city. How they interact and get on is totally up to the player. Expected in stores somewhere Q1 2004. Read more for details & screens (explicit material/sexual content) ...

'Massive Assault' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News releases a totally new campaign for its turn-based strategy game Massive Assault. This "Ice Storm" campaign is set on Antarcticus and players will have to act as a Phantom League's Commander set to clear the planet from Free Nations Union forces. Read more for download links ...

'Codename: Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Check these new screens...