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'Champions of Norrath' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 11:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Published by the creators of EverQuest and developed by the team behind Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Champions of Norrath is an Action RPG like none other on the PlayStation 2. Create your own champion, each with unique powers, appearances and skills. Experience an epic adventure filled with powerful action and ominous intrigue. Battle vicious monsters where your mastery of weaponry and spells is the only thing between you and supreme evil. Read more to check out the latest batch of screens!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 11:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'MoH: Alied Assault Breakthrough' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 11:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As U.S. Army Sergeant John Baker, players join the battle at Kasserine Pass in North Africa, race to capture Messina in Sicily, and finally repel the German army at the historic battle of Monte Battaglia in the heart of Italy. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons, players will fight alone and with squad mates as they rush to stop the Axis powers. Some more screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 5:22 p.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 :

  • Space Colony - Trailer
  • Anarchy Online: Shadowlands - Trailer
  • Half-Life 2 - Walls Technical Movie
  • Half-Life 2 - Alyx Technical Movie
  • STALKER: Oblivion Lost - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'City of Heroes' - Website Updated

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official thanks City of Heroes website has been updated with new information on Paragon City Zones. NCSoft posted information within the Gameplay Section on the three basic zones in the game, City, Hazard and Trial. In addition there are also new screen shots of each zone. Go check it out!

'LoTR: Return of the King' (Xbox/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, will allow players to journey through multiple gameplay paths, taking control of the motion picture trilogy's heroes. Defend the walls of Minas Tirith as Gandalf, raise the Army of the Dead as Aragorn, Legolas, or Gimli, and with Frodo and Sam, deliver the ring to the fiery depths of Mount Doom.Based on the environments from the upcoming movie, The Return of the King's third person gameplay will include immersive action and adventure elements set in rich, interactive levels. An all-new multiplayer co-op mode will let players form their own Fellowship before embarking on their journey through Middle-earth. Check the boatload of new screens ...

Nintendo's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Of course Nintendo's lineup cannot be far behind! So far, only limited goodies are available, but we will update when more rolls in. So far, check out screens from :

  • The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords (NGC)
  • Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising (GBA)
  • Mario Kart: Double Dash (NGC)

'Savage: The Battle for Newerth' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 Games and iGames Publishing today announced that the highly anticipated PC game Savage: The Battle for Newerth has gone gold. The first-ever RTSS (real-time strategy shooter) recently completed successful beta testing and will be released on September 9th. “The beta testing was extensive and went brilliantly,” said Jesse Hayes, COO of S2 Games. “Savage benefited tremendously from the excellent input of the beta testers and we’re excited to deliver the gold master.”

Konami's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Next at bat is Konami with a few eagerly anticipated titles such as :

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 3
  • Cy Girls
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
  • Firefighter FD18
  • Karaoke Stage
  • Bomberman Kart
  • Bloody Roar 4

'Commandos 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The eagerly awaited demo for Pyro Studios' RTS Commandos 3 is now available (thanks Dave!). Originally featured on the Spanish Micromania magazine this demo lets you try out a tutorial/training mission, as well as "The Train" mission from the full game. Read more for download links ...