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'Mistmare' Ships In North America

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and co-developers Sinister Systems and Arxel Tribe are happy to announce that Mistmare, a title that offers a unique blend of action, adventure and RPG elements has shipped to retail stores nation wide. “Mistmare takes gamers into a very different world,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing for Strategy First. “The Dark Ages never ended and gamers will be faced with medieval weapons and magic with only their skills and intellect to help them survive.”

'Forever Worlds' - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forever Worlds is a 1st person 'pure' adventure game that transports the player into a series of surreal and immersive worlds. As an archaeological detective, gamers embark on an amazing journey through a chain of non-parallel dimensions, where magic and fantasies merge. Intuitive interfaces and navigation combine with fully integrated puzzles for a great adventure. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Galidor: Defenders of the Outer Dimension ' (PC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players take on the role of hero Nick Bluetooth -- straight out of the hit ABC Family TV series -- and find themselves in an Outer Dimension on an action-packed quest to free friends who have fallen into the clutches of the evil tyrant, Gorm. With the ultimate goal of finding the portal to GALIDOR and ridding the Outer Dimension of its wicked ruler, Nick encounters many challenges and menacing foes along the way. Armed with the awe-inspiring ability to "glinch" or absorb the attributes of enemies he defeats, Nick can fly, jump, grapple and navigate through his adventures. GALIDOR: Defenders of the Outer Dimension has both 2D and 3D environments to explore across 21 levels.

'Aliens versus Predator: Extinction' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Out thinking, out maneuvering and overpowering the enemy in a race to dominate the planet is what players can look forward to in "Aliens versus Predator: Extinction." The game, based on the blockbuster Aliens and Predator sci-fi film franchises from Twentieth Century Fox, is the first game of its kind for next generation consoles, giving players the ability to play as one of three species: Aliens, Predators or Colonial Marines. "Aliens versus Predator: Extinction" is scheduled to ship in summer 2003. Read more for some new screens ...

THQ Ships Two GBA Titles To Stores

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc.has shipped "The Simpsons Road Rage" for the GBA. Handheld game players can now control over 15 Springfield residents, including Bart, Homer and Marge, as they drive vehicles inspired by the longest-running comedy on television. Today, THQ has also shipped out "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Wrath of the Darkhul King" for the GBA. Take control of Buffy as she and her friends kick, stab and blast their way through some of the baddest vampires, monsters and demons from the hit TV series.

Don Blutch & Gary Goldman To Work On 'I-Ninja' (PS2/NGC)

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today the company has signed renowned animated filmmakers Don Bluth and Gary Goldman to create and direct the in-game cinematics for the upcoming title, I-Ninja. Famous for bringing memorable characters to life in the animated film world, Bluth, Goldman and their team will create the in-game movies for I-Ninja. The game, scheduled for release on the PlayStation2 and GameCube in Q4 2003, stars an ultra-cool ninja who combines his major attitude with extreme sports gameplay mechanics.

'Psychotoxic' - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Psychotoxic is a first person shooter with an exceptionally exciting story line. The setting is New York, in the year 2020. Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse have caused terrible damage on Earth. The fourth horseman is now preparing for his return. Violence and aggression are increasing drastically. Humanity's last hope is protagonist Angie Prophet. Basically a human, she is also an angel and guardian, marked centuries ago to save mankind. Play on two different levels: The reality level contains the main elements for the battle against the horseman, including both indoor and outdoor scenes. In the mind level, Angie enters other people's thoughts - here time and space have no meaning. Check the new batch of screens ...

'Max Payne 2: The Fall Of Max Payne' - Teaser Site Launched

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on ToTheGame that Rockstar Games has launched a teaser website for Remedy's upcoming Max Payne sequel, Max Payne 2: The Fall Of Max Payne. Even for a teaser site it doesn't offer much apart from some Max Payne 2 wallpapers & icons, or the the official screensaver. Expect Max Payne 2 to appear on store shelves Fall 2003.

'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Academy Award-winning movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon gives players the option to play as Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien, Jen Yu, and "Dark Cloud" Lo. Each character possesses specific moves, talents, and deadly weapons - players must conquer various challenges in order to improve their fighting skills as they compete against intelligent foes and seek revenge against the sinister Jade Fox. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon offers a compelling gaming experience that effectively captures the martial arts magic that made the movie a worldwide success. Read more for some new screens ...

'Headhunter: Redemption ' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maintaining law and society order is veteran Headhunter Jack Wade, older, wiser and battle hardened. At his side is the reluctant new sidekick, the rebellious street kid Leeza X. Whether ripping up the highways of the silver metropolis on a super bike or stalking the criminal masterminds of the shadowy underworld, they are led into the greatest danger of their lives and must overcome something much more sinister than a simple human threat. Each must face their darkest fears. Together they must redeem a world facing chaos...