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'Beyond Divinity' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 4:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Beyond Divinity, Larian Studios takes what made Divine Divinity so deeply appealing, and pushes it one step further. Using an enhanced version of the original engine, the final product delivers infinite character development, unparalleled levels of interactivity, a wide variety of enemies; tons of quests and a brand new combat system. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Toca Race Driver 2' - New Teams Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 16, 2004 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari proudly announces that 'Toca Race Driver 2' (V8 Supercars 2 in Australia), the second release of the official AVESCO licensed V8 Supercar game will include the addition of four new race tracks and five new teams including extremely popular Holden Racing Team (thanks xis). Read more for details and screens ...

'Harry Potter & The Prisoner Of Azkaban' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2004 @ 3:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time gamers will play as friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as well as Harry Potter, switching between characters and utilizing their key attributes and skills to resolve challenges and overcome enemies. The three friends will need to combine their strengths and master a variety of new spells as they face Harry's most terrifying opponents yet: the escaped convict Sirius Black and the Dementors, the sinister guards of Azkaban prison. Read more for some new screens...

'Strike Force Bowling' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2004 @ 3:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring everything from Fantasy Bowling on a Pirate Ship to authentically detailed tournaments, Crave Entertainment announced today Strike Force Bowling for the PlayStation2. Blurring the line between fiction and reality, this multi-player arcade game offers something for everyone. Read more for some new screens ...

'Beyond Normandy - Assignment: Berlin' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2004 @ 2:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ValuSoft has released a demo for Sproing Interactive's WWII FPS of Beyond Normandy - Assignment: Berlin. This demo features 30 minutes of gameplay and this download features the full game, so you can unlock additional material by purchasing a license key (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2004 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Panzers developer Achim Heidelauf has updated his website, read more to check the new screens...

'Fight Night 2004' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2004 @ 8:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight Night 2004 is an all-new boxing game that features revolutionary new gameplay mechanics and a dramatic new-school attitude to immerse players like never before. Innovative new analog Total Punch Control allows gamers to throw punches, block, bob, and weave with unprecedented fluidity and precision. The game also includes a deep create-a-player option, career mode, and online play for the PS2 via EA SPORTS Nation. Read more for some screens & trailer...

'Onimusha 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2004 @ 8:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The year is 1582 and Takeshi Kaneshiro as Samanosuke is the man who has just returned. The stage is set at the burning Honnoji Temple, as the famous Onimusha warrior Samanosuke Akechi fights. As he faces the demons in front of him, Samanosuke is compelled to move forward by hatred for his true enemy, the undying Nobunaga Oda, ever pursuing his crazed ambition. Samanosuke prepares for the long-awaited final battle against Nobunaga. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Chain of Command' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2004 @ 6:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Chain of Command' is a 3D real time strategy game that takes place in Europe during World War II. As a player you take control of American forces during a campaign that stretches from North Africa over Normandy to the Ardennes. The game has an intuitive learning curve which starts the player in control of only a small squad of soldiers, and progressively introduces more troops until the player is in command of a full attack force in the last concluding mission. Read more for details & screens ...

Konami Launches 'LifeLine' (PS2) Website

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2004 @ 3:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The official LifeLine website brings you into the world of Lifeline - literally. Lifeline is the world's first voice-controlled action-adventure game. Even though the game doesn't ship for the PS2 until March 2, gamers with a PC microphone can now get cozy with the game's heroine, Rio, by playing the downloadable PC demo of game available on the web site! Additionally, site visitors can access the space station hotel's brochure, security manual, artwork and much more for in-depth information on the game. Add in some weekly game tips and they'll be set to unravel the mysteries of Lifeline!