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

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 10:55 a.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 5 new screens ...

'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Map Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celtic Kings: Rage of War takes place in Gaul at around 50 B.C. where you take on the role of Larax a young warrior who has lost his beloved wife and has given himself to the goddess of War. This RTS features two distinct single player modes - adventure and skirmish – that combine strategy, adventure and roleplaying. Haemimont has released a new pack of three maps providing a new adventure and two new single- or multiplayer scenarios for their RTS game. The maps, "Return to the Throne," and "Ascendency," and "The Fall of Avalon," are translated in English, Russian, and Spanish. Read more for download links ...

'The Bloody Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bloody Magic is single and multiplayer, 3rd person RPG for PC where the weapon of choice is magic. The game is set in a richly detailed medieval-style world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development. The Bloody Magic is different from most other popular RPG titles in that the player characters are all of one type: magician. There are over a dozen different fields of magic, allowing players many choices for specialization. Check a few new screens ...

'Resistant' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Resistant' (current working title) is a 3rd person action game. The plot is yet to be announced but you will take on the role as "Jack Crowe" and do some cleaning up in a rather near future. All simularities to Splinter Cell are intentional i am sure, read more to check out details and screens ...

'Summer Heat Beach Volleyball' (PS2) Coming To Stores

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Preparing gamers for a summer heat wave, Acclaim Entertainment today announced that it has shipped Summer Heat Beach Volleyball exclusively for the PlayStation2. The only beach volleyball game available for the PlayStation2, Summer Heat Beach Volleyball takes players on a journey to the world's hottest summer spots to face off in fast-paced 2-on-2 arcade action.

Acclaim Kicks Racing Into High Gear With 'SX Superstar'

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Charging off the dirt track and onto store shelves, Acclaim today announced that it has shipped, SX Superstar for the Xbox and GameCube. A high-flying two-wheeled racing odyssey, SX Superstar gives players the opportunity to fulfill their dreams of making it to the ranks of supercross' racing elite.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 30, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battlefield: Pirates' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2003 @ 10:09 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 (and requires the latest v1.4 update patch). After the initial alpha release they updated to v0.11 which includes the tweaked various issues, added a new map "Low_Tide" etc. Some people were having installation problems with the mod, so now they added an installer, for your convenience ...

'Cycling Manager 3' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2003 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Focus Interactive/Cyanide Studio have released patch another beta patch (full patch said to be expected next week) for their recently released cycling simulation game Cycling Manager 3. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.4b and fixes the 'Time Trail bug', sprint bug, adjusts some ratings, improves AI, fixes a few problems in editor, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download list.

LeBron James Features In EA SPORTS 'NBA LIVE 2004'

by Rainier on June 28, 2003 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LeBron James officially became a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers when he was the top pick at last evening’s NBA Draft. LeBron will officially be "in the game" when NBA LIVE 2004 ships this fall under the EA SPORTS brand. For the first look at LeBron in his new Cavs uniform, check out There you will find screenshots of LeBron as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the EA SPORTS ads that appeared last night on ESPN, featuring lottery picks Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Kirk Hinrich.