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'Sonic Advance 3' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few weeks ago THQ Inc.announced that it had entered into an exclusive multi-title Nintendo Game Boy Advance co-publishing agreement with SEGA Europe Ltd. THQ will co-publish three titles based on the popular Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, including Sonic Pinball Party, Sonic Battle, and Sonic Advance 3. Today we serve up the first Sonic Advance 3 screens ...

'Zoo Tycoon 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Adults and kids alike will walk with the animals when a new, graphically stunning 3-D version of America's best-selling* virtual zoo debuts on store shelves this fall. Microsoft Game Studios today announced it will launch "Zoo Tycoon 2," the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning "Zoo Tycoon" game for Windows from Blue Fang Games LLC in time for holiday gift-giving. "Zoo Tycoon 2" adds a spectacular new chapter to the wildly popular franchise. Read more for details and the first few screens ...

'Rise To Honor' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony announced today the release of Rise To Honor, a thrilling action combat game inspired by the cinematic style of the Hong Kong movie genre, developed exclusively for the PS2. Rise To Honor features the martial arts style and voice talent of the world-renown film star and legendary martial artist, Jet Li. Cory Yuen, the highly acclaimed action director who has collaborated with Li on numerous films, assisted with the development and creative processes of the game, helping to make Rise To Honor the most cinematic, authentic martial arts action game available on the market.

'Silver Style' Recruits More 'Black Isle' People

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems The Fall: Last Days of Gaia developers Silver Style are on a recruiting spree as they have now signed another former Black Isle member, Designer Jeff Husges. The official Silver Style forum has this to say "We're glad to welcome Game Designer Jeff Husges! He worked at Black Isle on Fallout 3 and Baldur's Gate 3 formerly. He starts working on "The Fall - Last Days of Gaia" from today on." Jeff Husges will, just like Game Designer Damien Foletto, remain in the US and work from home.

'Call of Duty' - Mapmaker Competition

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

If you thought your tour of duty was over after finishing Activision, Inc.'s award-winning Call of Duty...think again. Starting today through March 26, 2004, map-making gurus everywhere can log on to the official CoD website and enter to win the "Call of Duty Mapmaker Competition." Read more for details ...

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

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 10:12 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. Now that former Texas Slugger A-Rod signed with the Yankee's, here are the first screens of A-Rod in his new outfit!

'Empire of Magic' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mayhem Studios has issued a new update for their turn-based fantasy strategy game Empire of Magic. This upgrade includes all previous updates and a whole new level, it fixes game bugs and adds to the gameplay balance. Read more for download links ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. Check out some new screens ...

'The Egyptian Prophecy' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish The Egyptian Prophecy on PC-CD in North America. This first person adventure has an easy to use point-and-click interface with high quality cinematics, and integrated 3D real-time puzzles. Read more for the first screens and trailer...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out 2 new screens...