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'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence... Check out some new screens below!

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

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 3:53 p.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 new screens ...

'The Hulk' (Xbox) Demo On The Hulk DVD Movie

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 3:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games today announced that Universal Studios' Home Video's upcoming DVD release of The Hulk will include game play from Vivendi Universal Games' The Hulk for the Xbox. This added value marks a milestone for the Home Video industry by allowing fans for the first time to experience both the film and related video game from the same DVD medium. The Hulk Xbox demo will be available on the action adventure DVD from Universal Studios Home Video on October 28, 2003.

'Battlestar Galactica' (Xbox/PS2) - Website Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Web site for the upcoming Battlestar Galactica video game has just gone live, check it out right here! The new site offers fans all new media and a comprehensive look at the title including: An overview of the title's characters, ships players will fly and fight against and gameplay features, downloadable content such as wallpapers, animated icons and a fansite kit, news and updates on the Battlestar Galactica, a trailer featuring in game action and vignettes from the titles awesome cut scenes. Head on over there to check the goodies ...

Russobit-M Announces 'Phase: Exodus'

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Phase: Exodus' (developed by Horns & Hoofs) is an RPG title with a strong strategy element. The action there will take place at the territory of Western Syberia, near Baikal lake - at the near future. The post-apocalyptic setting has to take us in the middle of the conflict between groups of people, which were separated when the great catastrophe took place. Read more for details ...

'Lethal Skies II' (PS2) Flies Into Retail Stores - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios, Inc. today announced that it has shipped Lethal Skies II to retail outlets in North America. Exclusive to Sony PS2, the sequel in the arcade-style jet combat series is a fast-paced, explosive action game that combines realistic graphics and settings with a science fiction premise. The title brings players seven brand-new jet fighters, giving them 19 playable modern-day and experimental “black ops” planes, and puts them in the midst of an epic war to fight through 20 missions to destroy a vicious new enemy. Lethal Skies II is rated T for Teen and will debut at $39.99. Read more for some new screens ...

'Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars appeals to both RTS and RPG players searching for a new experience in already known genres. The multiplayer provides new strategic gameplay tuned towards the traditional RTS players. It is easy to start playing the game but there are a lot of new options to explore. Celtic Kings: The Punic Wars continues the traditions of the award winning Celtic Kings: Rage of War and will be exploring the three Punic wars between Rome and Carthage in the period 264BC – 146BC which includes the famous campaigns of Hannibal and Scipio Africanus. Read more for the first screens ...

'Area 51' (PS2/Xbox) Gets Music By 'Chris Vrenna'

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that noted producer and composer Chris Vrenna will score the music for Area 51, the ultimate “sci-fi meets government cover-up” first-person shooter. Area 51 is scheduled to ship in 2004 for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Read more for details ...

'Savage: The Battle For Newerth' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 Games and iGames Publishing today announced that Savage: The Battle for Newerth has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The much anticipated real-time strategy shooter has had the gaming industry buzzing since its unveiling at this year’s E3. Savage is considered by many to be the first title to seamlessly meld two separate game genres, real-time strategy and first-person shooter, into one game. Savage has an MSRP of $49.99 and has been rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB.

SNK Announces 'King of Fighters 2000/2001' (PS2)

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the greatest fighting game franchises of all time will finally come to next generation gaming platforms in the US, as SNK NeoGeo USA Consumer Corp., the recently launched US publishing arm of the SNK Neogeo Corp., announced today that they will publish The King Of Fighters 2000 and The King Of Fighters 2001 in a special combination pack exclusively for the PS2. The King Of Fighters combo pack will be available at the end of November for a special suggested retail price of $39.99.