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'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criminals of Gotham City Beware! Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu for the PlayStation2, Xbox, the Nintendo GameCube and GameBoy Advance. Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu makes history as the first video game to debut a brand new Batman character, the villain Sin Tzu. Ubi Soft, DC Comics and Warner Bros. have partnered to showcase the talents of renowned comic book artist, Jim Lee, as the creator and character designer for Sin Tzu. Jim Lee is America's best-selling comic book artist of all time and is currently the artist on the monthly DC comic book BATMAN, which is the nation's #1 comic book. Read more for details and the first screens!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2003 @ 2:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • GTA: Vice City (Rockstar)
  • Sims: Superstar (EA)
  • Metal Arms: Glitch in the System (Vivendi)
  • Fair Strike (Buka)
  • Battle Mages (Buka)


  • Read more for download links ...

'Soul Calibur 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2003 @ 10:23 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 20 new Xbox screens ..

'Secret Weapons Over Normandy' - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2003 @ 10:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by its celebrated Secret Weapons series of classic World War II flight combat games, LucasArts' Secret Weapons Over Normandy brings the historic air battles of that era to PS2, Xbox, and PC this fall. Secret Weapons Over Normandy presents a dynamic, deeply engaging story-driven flight action experience that puts players in control of authentic World War II aircraft and challenges them to undertake the war's most dangerous missions. Check the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 26, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku 2' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2003 @ 12:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari adds to the success of the Dragon Ball Z franchise by introducing an all new role playing adventure game for the GBA. Capitalizing on the success of Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku, the best-selling role playing game for the GBA in 2002, Atari today announced Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II. Slated to release in June 2003, Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II adds a thrilling new chapter that invites players to experience even more of the Dragon Ball Z story. Check out the fresh batch of screens..

'Freaky Flyers' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 11:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freaky Flyers drops players into the cockpit with the most unique and engaging cast of characters to ever explore, adventure, stunt fly and dogfight in the videogame skies. Intertwining stories and engaging aerial combat add to the excitement throughout completely open and interactive 3-D world environments. Adding to the intensity is multiplayer action that allows gamers to do battle head-to-head in aerial racing combat. Check out the new freaky screens ...

'LotR: The Return of the King' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 11:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Return of the King will let players journey through multiple gameplay paths, taking control of the motion picture trilogy’s heroes including Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Sam, and Frodo. Set in all of the breathtaking locations from the upcoming movie, The Return of the King’s third person gameplay will include immersive action and epic adventure elements based 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.

'Restaurant Empire' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 1:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starting with nothing except some cash and a passion for food, build your restaurant from the ground up. Hire waiters, decorate your restaurant and even cook the meals! Buy, build, outsell and out-price the competition. Enlight Software has just released a new patch for their restaurant sim bringing your retail copy to v1.13 (it comes in US and UK versions). The upgrade adresses some copy protection issues, some AI tweaks and various other fixes. Read more for detailed list and download links ...

'Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Drop into the ultimate skating challenge with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4. Players take on the role of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk and 13 other athletes as they skate through enormous free roaming levels, choose from 190 progressively harder goals and build their skills to perform 14 of the greatest skateboarding stunts of all time. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 delivers the deepest and most challenging gameplay experience in the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series. The game's enhanced career mode allows players to earn respect and the chance to take on all new pro goals by conquering a skater-specific Pro Challenge based on each skater's personal history (thanks VE3D). Read more and check out the trailer!