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'Colin McRae Rally 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 2005 features over 30 incredible cars, and rally fans will drool over some of the stars in this year's lineup. So, choose your poison: whether it's the Celica GT4, Lancer Evo VIII or Subaru 22B STI, you're going to need your wits about you to clock a world-beating time and bring the car home in one piece. Check out the new screens & trailer...

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2) Multiplayer Tournament

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announces a PlayStation 2 multiplayer tournament to celebrate the launch of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow for the PlayStation 2.

'Showdown: Legends of Wrestling' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packing more raw power and legendary names than any pay-per-view event or video game before it, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today unleashed the ultimate wrestling supercard with SHOWDOWN: Legends of Wrestling for the PlayStation2 and Xbox.

'Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playing as both the detective Sherlock himself and his no less-loved sidekick Dr Watson, the player must investigate their way around massive, sumptuous levels rich in graphical detail, which will delight knowledgeable fans and newcomers alike. An expansive adventure that spans the globe, The Silver Earring delivers a deep and involving experience that will, in all likelihood, completely destroy any social life that hopeful PC owners aspire towards. Read more for screens & trailer...

'Spartan' - Updated Demo & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine has released a new patch for the US version of their 3D Turns based Strategy game Spartan. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.017 and focuses on improving the gameplay by rebalancing the difficulty levels, major improvements in the AI and more feedback to the player about why the AI is making the decisions it does. An updated demo is also available with the lastest v1.017 code and includes a new 'Crete' campaign mission. Read more for download links ...

'Conflict: Vietnam' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a conflict that lasted 11 years and killed over 3 million people, four men are going to have the longest 28 days of their lives. Cut off behind enemy lines during the 1968 Tet Offensive with no way to contact help, four young, barely trained soldiers realize their only hope for survival is to head into the heart of darkness. With few rations and dwindling ammunition, the only thing that separates them from freedom is 100 miles of ruthless terrain, crawling with unseen enemies and filled with hidden booby traps. Their goal isn’t to win the war. They just want to make it home alive.

'TrackMania' Ships In North America

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight announced today that it has shipped its highly anticipated hybrid racing game, TrackMania, to retail stores across North America. Reviewers across Europe have praised TrackMania, while North American gamers have awaited the arrival of this fun, strategic racing game.

'Chaos League' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos League combines sports, fantasy and brutal, chaotic action on a playing field where the primary objectives are typical but the gameplay is anything but. This demo features previously released single-player tutorials, as well as internet/lan multiplayer capabilities with three races: the Humans, Barbarians and the Undead. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'XFire' Heats Up The Summer With 'E-Sports All-Stars'

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forget Euro 2004, Wimbledon, the Grand Prix and the British Open – Summer’s real sporting event is about to explode on your computer screens courtesy of Xfire - The Summer of E-Sports is about to commence!