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Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • Suikoden IV - Trailer
  • Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Trailer
  • Resident Evil: Outbreak - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Secret Service: Security Breach' - SDK Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

4DRulers has released a level building SDK for their AMP II engine first person shooter Secret Service Security Breach. This package includes everything needed to create your own content and levels for Secret Service: Security Breach. Read more for download links ...

'Ashen Empires' - Public Beta Test Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 2:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TKO Software, Inc. has announced the launch of a public beta program for its MMORPG "Ashen Empires." From today, all subscribers can download a free beta license of the game at The retail launch of Ashen Empires is scheduled for March 2004.

'Vivendi' Reveals 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 1:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we had CDV's 2004 lineup, and it seems Vivendi has now also revealed their upcoming titles. Apart from the anticipated Half Life 2, Men of Valor, X-Files, Tribes Vengeance, World of Warcraft, Ground Control 2, Starcraft Ghost and Evil Genius we also note a few yuet "unannounced" titles such as 2 new Tolkien based titles, yet unnamed Crash Bandicoot and Spyro The Dragon products, a new game based on the Predator franchise and a cryptic discription of a new "Unannounced Pandemic console title" (currently working on Full Spectrum Warirors). Read more for the full list ...

'Crimson Sea 2' (PS2) Coming In March 2004

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that it is publishing Crimson Sea 2 exclusively for the PlayStation2. The action-adventure game will ship to North American retailers on March 30, 2004.

'Kult' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 12:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kult is a 3D isometric RPG, that combines 3D technologies and the traditional ways of isometric RPG's. Enter the fantasy kingdom of ancient Rywennia and enjoy this action adventure at its fullest. Kult will take you ;from heroic fights against hidious monsters - using weapons and spells - to seeking wisdom and clues for your quests, while interacting with the many NPC's such as spirits and astral enemies. Read more for details and screens ...

'R-Type: Final Chapter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 11:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It all began in 1987 with a revolutionary arcade shooter called R-Type. Now the classic shooter is back for a final appearance with new features and the same exciting, revolutionary gameplay that started it all. Use the unique Force System to power-up your ship as you choose and send it into battle against the evil Bydo. With over 100 ships to choose from and an almost unlimited amount of customization options, R-Type Final is the definitive shooter on the PlayStation2. Read more for details and a batch of new screens ...

'Ubisoft' Acquires 'Tork' Development Studio 'Tiwak'

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 11:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft recently increased the creative potential of its production studios in France by acquiring the independent video game developer Tiwak. This acquisition is operative and has been consolidated since late December 2003. Tiwak, located in Montpellier, consists of a team of 17 highly talented people who have previously worked on the development, and who have all the necessary skills to produce top-quality games.

'CDV' Reveals 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 10:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today CDV announced their lineup for 2004, revealing quite a few interesting developments. Breed is about to hit the streets, but CDV/Brat Designs seems to be already working on an addon for end of the year. On deck for release are also Panzers, Lula 3D, Cossacks II, Vultures and a Blitzkrieg addon, as well as an yet unannounced addon for Panzers. Read more for details ....

'Darkwatch: Curse of the West' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sammy Studios, Inc. today announced "Darkwatch: Curse of the West," an all-new 1st person shooter (FPS) with an original premise blending Vampire-Horror and Western genres. The game is a cinematic FPS, with explosive action and great gameplay variety framed by a story and visual design that delivers a frightening re-imagination of the Wild West. "Darkwatch: Curse of the West" is the first title developed internally at Sammy Studios, created by the team who launched Sammy's US-based game development studio and publishing headquarters in 2002. The game is slated for release on PlayStation2 and Xbox in Q4 2004. Read more for details ...