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'Time Crisis 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time Crisis 3 marks the return of Namco's premier light-gun shooting franchise. Compatible with the GUNCON2 light-gun, this fast-paced shooter delivers superior shooting action and supreme excitement. A new weapon select system enables players to chose from 4 weapons (machine gun, hand gun, shotgun and grenade) and optimize their game play strategy. Time Crisis 3 includes the original arcade game as well as console-exclusive game modes. Sniper combat provides intense and lethal sharp-shooting action, sure to be a winning combination for this popular franchise. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in 19th century China, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a martial arts fighting game based on the classic teachings and techniques of the Wudan style. Combining adventure and intense, dynamic combat with the ability to explore lush, interactive environments, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon suspends the laws of space, gravity, and the human body. Players represent one of four characters: Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien, Jen Yu, or Lo. Read more for a 40 or so new screens as well as a new in-game action trailer ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Chariots Of War' - Update Patch Available

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 8:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine has released a new patch for their recently released strategy game Chariots Of War. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.13 (it is still in a beta stage) and addresses a bug that allowed the construction of structures for which the player did not have funds. This patch also incorporates all the changes and fixes from all the previous patches. Read more for download links ...

'ESPN NFL Football' Featuring 'The Crib' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Exclusively in "ESPN NFL Football" this fall, gamers will be given a place to flaunt their rewards and bragging rights with an innovative new feature called "The Crib." Deck out an empty pad with more than 300 unlockable items and "score big" for making great plays, scoring points or just getting lucky. The more you play, the faster you can move in that air hockey table and chill in your overstuffed recliner. Read more for details and screens ...

'Freedom Fighters' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a world where the Soviet Union won the Cold War, a fierce conflict is unfolding in the streets of America. Taking on the role of Christopher Stone, players evolve from an average New Yorker into a fearless patriot who recruits and leads an army of freedom fighters in the streets of New York City. Freedom Fighters combines the depth of a squad based game with the intensity of an action-packed war game that unfolds in the streets, subways, and buildings of the city. Read more for some new screens ...

'Soul Calibur 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SC2 features seven distinctive modes of game-play including: Arcade, Vs, Time Attack, Survival, Team Battle, Practice, and the console exclusive, Weapon Master. Weapon Master is a "complete the mission" mode combined with an RPG twist. In this mode, the player can collect and equip their character with up to 200 different weapons, thus adding a deeper level of strategy to every new battle. Check out the first 50+ screens form the US localized version ...

'WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain' Only On PS2

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced "WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain," the latest addition to their multi-million unit selling World Wrestling Entertainment videogame franchise. "WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain," exclusively for the PS2, marks the third installment in the highly successful SmackDown! Series. According to NPD TRST, the SmackDown! series has sold more than 4.7 million units on the PlayStation and PS2 in North America since 1999. "WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain" features all the action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment and is scheduled for release this fall.

Monster 4 x 4: Masters of Metal (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready to pilot the world's most powerful trucks and go head-to-head in pulse-pounding off-road competitions. Whether you're grinding through mud pits in Louisiana, crunching up cliffs in California, or smashing up trees to make the ride a little bumpier for they guy behind you, keep your eyes on the prize: cash you earn on the circuit goes to buy new trucks and build up your ultimate Monster machine. Read more for some new screens!

'Devastation' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

HD Interactive/Digitalo have released a new patch for their FPS Devastation. This patch brings your retail game to v390 and works for all editions except the French and Russian one's. An initiative of developer Digitalo, the patch mostly addresses many of the single player issues reported since launch in April 2003. The patch also rectifies multiplayer compatibility between the European and North American versions of the game. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...