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'Age of Mythology: The Titans' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 6:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Age of Mythology: The Titans Expansion adds a fourth mythology, the Atlanteans, to the existing Greek, Egyptian and Norse mythologies. A new single-player campaign will add yet another chapter to the franchise's expansive folklore along with the addition of new scenarios. Some more Gencon 2003 screens ...

'Tenchu: Return From Darkness' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Authentic ninja action is set to strike on the Xbox with Activision, Inc.'s Tenchu: Return from Darkness. Building on the best-selling Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven for the PS2, Tenchu: Return from Darkness boasts updated design and technical enhancements, new maps and features and support for Xbox Live. The title is being developed by K2, Ltd. in conjunction with Prosoft Corp. and is currently rated "RP" (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.

Ritual's 'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero' Website Launched

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on Shacknews that Ritual has opened their Counter-Strike: Condition Zero webpage. Head on over there to have a look at some of the characters, locations, weapons and vehicles you will encounter in CZ. A whole lot of text & screens, but no specific release date is mentioned. Read more to check out 30 new screens ..

EA and Fox Interactive ship Aliens Versus Predator Extinction

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal war is imminent and it’s time to join the battle in Aliens versus Predator Extinction for the PS2 and the Xbox. Based on the blockbuster Aliens and Predator sci-fi film franchises from Twentieth Century Fox, Aliens versus Predator Extinction gives players the ability to play as one of three species: Aliens, Predators or Colonial Marines. The title is being co-published by Electronic Arts and Fox Interactive.

'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Friday and the official Lionheart webpage has been updated. First head on over to the SPECIAL page to read about more PERKS than you can shake a stick at! That's right gamers; feeling less than popular with your friends these days? Well then Disease Ward could be just the perk you're looking for! Has binding with your spirit made disease your friend? Do you eat the plague for breakfast and vacation in leper colonies? YES?!?! Well then head on over and read more about all this good clean wholesome fun! But wait, before you go getting all crazy out there this weekend, read more to check out some new screens ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Game Mode Details

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 2:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on GameSpyDaily that Epic's Vice President Mark Rein has clarified UT2004's new Assault and Onslaught game modes on the Atari community messageboard. Onslaught is a large scale, team and vehicle based game mode in which players battle for control of huge exterior settings. Assault is an objective/team based game mode in which two teams (attackers and defenders) battle each other in epic (and sometimes historical) battles taking place in the Unreal universe. If you are interested in more, check out the forum post.

'DDRMAX2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DDRMAX2 hits the dance floor with new modes, new moves, and a new mix of hit songs that have been selected specifically for the U.S. market. Featuring songs and videos from top artists such as Dirty Vegas and never-before-seen features including a new "Beginner" mode that trains newcomers to the series, gamers are in for a visual treat as they dance their way into the night! For the ultimate dance-a-thon, gamers can link DDRMAX2 with Dance Dance Revolution KONAMIX and DDRMAX Dance Dance Revolution to access additional features. Check the new screens ...

'World Championship Pool 2004' (ALL) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment announced today that it will publish 'World Championship Pool 2004' for PC, GameCube, the PlayStation2, and the Xbox. 'World Championship Pool 2004' is the most authentic pool simulation video game coming to market. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Gothic II: Night Of The Raven' - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gothic II just started appearing on shelves in the UK, not available in North America yet, but Piranha games does not rest and is hard at work on the Gothic II addon, supposebly named Night Of The Raven or maybe RavenNight. On top of that they are also working on a full fledge sequel Gothic III. German gamers can expect the Gothic II addon in stores early August, the rest of the world will most likely have to wait a while longer. In the meantime, check these 2 new screens ...

'X-Files: Resist or Serve' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The X-FILES saga continues on Xbox and PS2 with three all new episodes linked together in one terrifying story. Playing as either Mulder or Scully, psychic clones, alien artifacts, sentient black oil, and cruel human experimentation provide the backdrop for a harrowing survival horror experience set in the X-FILES universe. Each episode was created by writers from the hit television show, and features the actual voices and likenesses of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, plus all the great X-FILES music and imagery. This terrifying game is authentic X-FILES! Read more for a new batch of screens and the first in game trailer ...