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'Battlefield: Pirates' - v0.2 Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (updated for the coming bf1942 v1.45 patch). Can you hold the center long enough to win? A new v0.2 Alpha version has been released with loads of fixes, tweaks and general additions. Read more for details, screens and download links ...

'Karaoke Revolution' (PS2) Features Blockbuster Song List

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America, today revealed the song list featured in the ground-breaking new game, Karaoke Revolution for the Sony PlayStation2. As North America's first-ever interactive karaoke game, Karaoke Revolution uses a headset microphone and proprietary "voice analyzer" technology to measure the player's pitch and rhythm in order to deliver a score. Aspiring pop stars and the "musically challenged" alike will now have a chance to sing the same tunes made popular by some of the biggest names in music.

'Sonic Heroes' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA’s legendary mascot Sonic The Hedgehog makes his historic multi-platform debut and embarks on his biggest adventure ever, with his trademark blazing speed and a new gameplay twist in “Sonic Heroes.” Read more for additional details, the first screens as well as an in game action packed trailer (original was a 300mb .avi, converted for your convenience)...

'Need for Speed Underground' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out the new screens!

'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check these 10 new screens ...

'Killer 7' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems “deserving to die.” Read more to check out some screens ...

'Project Gotham Racing 2 (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rewarding drivers for focusing on speed and style while still taking risks around every corner, "Project Gotham Racing 2" offers circuit-based racing through highly detailed, photorealistic urban environments. Racers can choose from more than 50 of the hottest cars while learning their way around new and exciting cities, mastering corners, and accelerating through the straightaways before moving to a different venue. Players also can race against up to three friends at once through a multiplayer SystemLink or match up against players online utilizing Xbox Live. Read more for some screens ...

EB Games & Namco Host Midnight Launch For 'Soul Calibur II'

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soul Calibur II is set to make its highly anticipated debut at midnight on Monday, August 25th. The events begin at 10 P.M. with game sales beginning at 12:01 AM Tuesday morning. Crowds of excited video game fans will be lined up to be the first to get their hands on this renowned game. As the first retail outlet in the country to unveil Soul Calibur II, EB Games will feature interactive demos and an exclusive pre-sale at the New York event. Read more for details ...

X²: The Threat - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With over two years of development time going into the project, the team at EGOSOFT have crafted a dynamic, active universe, in which to immerse the player. Tagged as the "21st Century Elite" by PC ZONE, the game has already received vast amounts of coverage; with press overwhelmed by the quality of graphics and depth of game play. If you haven't yet you might want to check the rolling demo, or read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Warrior Kings: Battles' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Empire Interactive are pleased to announce that they have released the demo for their upcoming RTS game, Warrior Kings: Battles for the North American market. The demo features a complete tutorial with 4 missions and it lets you try out the skirmish mode. Read more for details and download links ...