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'Metropolis Team' Announces Two New Titles

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metropolis Team is proud two announce two new titles in development: GORKY ZERO - Aurora Watching is the third episode of adventures of captain Cole Sullivan. DIABOLIQUE - License To Sin is a brand new game title in extremely unique settings. Read more for some additional details ...

'The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age role-playing game is under development for release in late 2004. The epic quest, in which players will take on the roles of new characters choosing their own path through Middle-earth while interacting with the heroes and villains of the trilogy, will be available for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, and GBA under the EA GAMES brand. Read more for details and the first 6 screens ...

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 8:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle. Check out the new screens...

'THQ' Acquires 'Relic Entertainment'

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire leading PC development studio, Relic Entertainment. Previously, THQ had partnered with Vancouver-based Relic Entertainment through a two-property, multi-year publishing agreement including the upcoming real-time strategy (RTS) title, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, scheduled to release in fall 2004.

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the next generation of The Sims, The Sims 2, players control their Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all-new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience.

'Spyro: A Hero's Tail' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced the development of Spyro: A Hero's Tail for the PlayStation2, Xboxand GameCube, scheduled to arrive at retail in Q4 2004. Developed by Eurocom and scripted by Emmy Award-winning writer J. Stewart Burns, this new 3D action platformer will feature five fully-playable characters and brand-new Spyro breath attacks, power-ups and moves. Read more for details & screens...

'BloodRayne 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expanding upon the distinctive features that were the hallmark of its predecessor - fast-paced acrobatic combat and supernatural powers - BloodRayne 2 includes new in-game dynamics such as pole combat, rail sliding and advanced melee fighting with fatality moves. Read more for some new screens ...

'Empire Earth 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Mad Doc Software and due for release in the first half of 2005, Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.

'Sacred' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron has released yet another new update patch for their RPG game Sacred. This update brings your retail game to v1.6.6, available for UK/US versions, addresses occasional game crashes in the Mystdale Castle area, as well as server side communication tweaks. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 27, 2004 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News