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'Banjo Pilot' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take control of Banjo, Kazooie, and other characters from the beloved Banjo-Kazooie franchise in one of the most visually stunning, well-tuned racing experiences ever to come to Game Boy Advance. Soar through the skies in custom vehicles, racing on tracks filled with power-ups, obstacles, and more. Up here, the air is Rare!

'Playboy: The Mansion' Also Coming To PS2/Xbox

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Co-publishers Groove Games and ARUSH Entertainment today announced that their upcoming, highly anticipated title Playboy: The Mansion, published under license from Playboy Enterprises, will be available on the PlayStation2 and Xbox during the 2004 Holiday season.

Global Piracy Crackdown

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 3:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Attorney General John Ashcroft announced today the most far-reaching and aggressive enforcement action ever undertaken against organizations involved in illegal intellectual property piracy over the Internet. Beginning yesterday morning, law enforcement from 10 countries and the United States conducted over 120 searches worldwide to dismantle some of the most well-known and prolific online piracy organizations.

'Future Tactics: The Uprising' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced that Future Tactics: The Uprising has reached gold master status for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and GameCube. If you haven't yet, check our latest Future Tactics preview...

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Universal Boxing Manager' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Winter Wolves Studio, creators of Universal Soccer Manager, announced today that they have released their next sports manager simulation, Universal Boxing Manager. Create a custom manager by assigning skills in training, negotiation, scouting, and more. Manage up to 6 boxers in 17 weight categories, selecting from a database of over 1,000 unique boxers!

'Iron Phoenix' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Iron Phoenix" is the title is the first ever 16 -player fighting game, introducing a new genre to online games as a squad-based kung-fu brawler. "Iron Phoenix" is slated for release on Xbox in Holiday 2004 and is not yet rated. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'B.C.' Developer Chat Coming Up

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you are interested in having a Dev Chat Session with the team working on B.C., this is your chance! Next Tuesday (27th April 2004) #intrepid channel on Quakenet will host its first chat. The moderated chat will start at 6:30 GMT, and there will be at least five members of the development team present at this chat. These will include; Peter Molyneux and Joe Rider, as well as many other members of Intrepid and Lionhead Studios.

Mythic to Offer 'Dark Age of Camelot' Account Splitting

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment announced today that their flagship massively multiplayer game “Dark Age of Camelot” will be offering a new service to their subscribers beginning on April 27th. Known to players as “account splitting,” it allows players to transfer one or more characters from an existing account to a new account.

'GhostHunter' (PS2) Is Coming To North America - Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2004 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that it is bringing Ghosthunter, a dark and atmospheric third-person action-adventure game from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s Cambridge Studio, to the U.S. market. Scheduled for release on the PlayStation2 in August, Ghosthunter is set in a paranormal environment and features film-quality graphics with stunning ghost effects.