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'The Getaway 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sequel to last year's hit title, The Getaway 2 (working title) is an uncompromising action thriller of a game, featuring breakneck, ultra-realistic driving action, mixed with combat on foot and unprecedented levels of cinematic realism, in what promises to be one of the toughest, grittiest games on any format. Not much info is available at this point, but these new screens give you a first look ...

'Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 1:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready for some brake jamm'in, CB talk'in, convey roll'in action acoss America! From Portland Oregon to Miami Florida, you'll be hauling loads and trying to stay one step ahead of the law as you climb into your Big Rig for non-stop driving action. Activision Value has released a new patch for Stellar Stone's trucking title 'Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing.' No specific details as to what it fixes are available at this point. Read more for download links ..

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' Makes Appearance At 'Sundance Film Festival'

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 12:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In an unprecedented event, Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow will premiere at an event coinciding with the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. This unveiling marks the first time a video game has debuted in or around a film festival and demonstrates the increasing prominence of video games in the entertainment pantheon. Published by Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is already one of the most anticipated video games of 2004 and was recently featured on MTV's "Ultimate Video Game Countdown."

'Champions of Norrath' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | 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.

'Blitzkrieg' Add-ons & 'BlitzKrieg 2' Info

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 10:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Golden times for old and new Blitzkrieg fans, the RTS WWII saga continues with "2" add-ons in 2004 and Blitzkrieg 2 in early 2005! Blitzkrieg 2 throws you into four dramatic campaigns: Take control of more than 300 different types of detailed 3D units in 3D landscapes seen from dynamic camera angles. Command famous WWII leaders design your own core army and lead huge naval units to hostile coasts. Deal with huge super weapons, sneaky night missions and fly planes. Read more for some minor details ...

'Silent Storm' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore and JoWooD, an Austrian game publisher and developer, today announced that Silent Storm has gone gold. The eagerly anticipated PC game is expected on store shelves by the end of January for approximately $50.

'Silent Hunter III' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced its next submarine simulation, Silent Hunter III, for PC launching late 2004. The next title in the Silent Hunter franchise will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job. The all-new 3D engine features impressively detailed U-boat models, both externally and internally, with exact replica WWII technology.

Acclaim Brings 'Worms 3D' (PS2/Xbox/PC) To North America

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This spring, early birds will have some serious competition, as Acclaim Entertainment, Inc., today announced that it has signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Team 17 for Worms 3D, the latest installment in their popular video game brand that has sold more than 8 million units worldwide. Worms 3D, for the first time in the history of the popular series, transports players into a robust 3D world where they engage in epic battles against other teams of worms in an action-strategy game filled with outrageous, over-the-top weapons, humor and online head-to-head play.

'Savage: The Battle For Newerth' Finally Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a move that proves once and for all that European games players are more ferocious than their American counterparts, Digital Jesters has announced an exclusive retail pack, which contains substantially more 'Savage' than ever before. The game will be available for PC CD-ROM throughout Europe on February 20th 2004, with a SRP of £29.99.

'The Kore Gang' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This jump'n'run game from UDS & Zoink features three freaky characters, Pixie, Madboy and Rex, who have to face bizarre opponents in wild scenarios. By putting on the Core-Suit they make the most of their individual skills: Pixie can use it to climb better than anyone else, Madboy can really pack a punch, and Rex's excellent hearing and sense of smell turn him into a walking radar station. The Kore Gang is the first game ever with character-dependent viewpoints and songs that are integrated into the story. The Tim Burton-like cool graphics are stunning and immerse the player in its 24 tricky levels over six worlds. Check these new screens ...