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'Arx Fatalis' (Xbox) - Official Website

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today launched its dedicated Arx Fatalis Xbox site. After considerable success on the PC, Arx Fatalis on Xbox is the RPG that console gamers have been waiting for… and the new site lives up to the game! the official Arx Fatalis Xbox site features the official trailer, an assortment of unique wallpapers, rare concept art, in-game music files and more. The site will also feature regularly updated previews, reviews and interviews, as well as an extensive screenshot gallery. The game is set to ship in November, 2003 with an SRP of $39.99.

'Once Upon A Knight' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 1:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's time for other adventure-fantasy games to MOO-ve over as Atari, Inc. is pleased to announce that Once Upon A Knight for PC shipped to retail stores nationwide today. Once Upon a Knight offers a milk-based economy, mother-in-laws, flying witches and secretive knights named Floyd. With the best elements of conventional real-time strategy (RTS) action and role-playing game (RPG) adventure mixed together into one highly-entertaining and humorous package, Once Upon A Knight is the ultimate RTS & RPG experience for the hardcore gamer and medieval-philes.

'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne is a film-noir love story for mature audiences. Dark, tragic and intense, the in-depth story is a thrill-ride of shocking twists and revelations. Love hurts. The fierce, yet stylish action sequences and slow-motion gunplay that has become synonymous with Max Payne is back and better than ever. New and enhanced moves and options provide breathtaking cinematic game play. Max Payne 2: the Fall of Max Payne is set to raise the bar on action games all over again. Read more for screens & trailers ...

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in 19th century China, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a martial arts fighting game based on the classic teachings and techniques of the Wudan style. Combining adventure and intense, dynamic combat with the ability to explore lush, interactive environments, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon suspends the laws of space, gravity, and the human body. Players represent one of four characters: Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien, Jen Yu, or Lo. Read more for some new gameboy advance screens ...

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime... Read more to check out 2 new screens ...

'Pirate Hunter' and 'Patrician III' Go Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that Pirate Hunter and Patrician III, life simulation games developed by Ascaron Entertainment, have gone gold. These two PC games offer a unique combination of trading and fighting, one on the high seas of the Caribbean, the other in the cities of Northern Europe during the Middle Ages. Both are expected to be on store shelves in October and will retail for approximately $30 and $40, respectively.

'Chrome' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chrome is a tactical shooter taking place on newly colonized planets of a distant star system. The player takes the role of an Interstellar bounty-hunter, who performs various missions challenging both reflex and tactical skills. There will be an opportunity to execute missions in 10 different environmental locations, such as: tropical jungles, futuristic military bases, underground mines, orbital bases, severe moons, etc. Very often a success of a mission will depend on tactics, reflex and use of enemy premises and vehicles. Read more for new screens ...

'Mech Arena: Beauty vs. Machine' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mech Arena: Beauty vs.S Machine is an action-packed, an awesome firepower and fast-paced battlefield action with incredible graphics, detailed environments, and sophisticated A.I. It features the most explosive one on one battle fare and complicated strategy of any PC RPG. Read more for details and screens ...

'Grooverider' (PS2) Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play It invites you to get into the groove with the latest title from its exceptionally priced, high quality range of original PS2 games. Grooverider is a fast-paced, slot-car racing game featuring virtual model race courses, a multitude of environments and tracks and the ability to 'create your own' track through the in-game editor. Different voltage cars and models challenge gamers to test their racing dexterity to unlock all areas in this high-speed battle of stamina and skill. Read more for some new screens ...

'Prince of Persia: Sands of Time' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. Check out these nifty looking Gameboy screens...