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'Conspiracies' Coming On DVD/CD

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 8:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today confirmed that their upcoming adventure of murder and mystery, "Conspiracies", will be packaged to include the game in both DVD and CD formats. This first-person 3D adventure features a futuristic setting, Full Motion Video, dozens of characters, non-linear gameplay and loads of challenging puzzles.

'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven Software released the demo for their sci-fi 3D action game Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. The demo offers two single-player missions: "Mercenary Activity" set on Tatooine, and "Cult Sighting" on Chandrila. Read more for download links ...

'Starsky and Hutch' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotham Games has released a playable demo for their upcoming arcade racing/shooting game Starsky and Hutch. The demo features the intro movie and the Fast Cars episode from the game's Story Mode. Read more for download links ...

Steam Beta Ends, Full Version Ships Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 7:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Steam Beta has delivered several Valve games and popular Half-Life MODs to over 300,000 gamers, and will come to a close Tuesday evening (Pacific Daylight Time). The first full version of Steam, Valve's broadband platform for the delivery and management of digital content, will launch at 11 am PDT on Wednesday. Set up installers for the full version, which will be free of charge to existing Half-Life and Counter-Strike players, will be available from www.steampowered.com and leading game sites.

'The Temple of Elemental Evil ' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed yesterday but Atari and Troika Games are pleased to announce that development is complete on The Temple of Elemental Evil for PC CD-ROM. Published by Wizards of the Coast, the World of Greyhawk, remains one of the most popular Dungeons & Dragons® campaign settings of all time and will make its first interactive appearance with the September 23rd release of The Temple of Elemental Evil. The Temple of Elemental Evil will feature an exciting party-based single player campaign, an engaging storyline based on the classic D&D® adventure of the same name as well as a faithful translation of the latest 3.5 edition rules. The U.S. launch of the game to retail outlets nationwide will occur on September 23, 2003.

'Futurama' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 6:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced that the video game FuturamaÔ has arrived at retail stores nationwide. The 31st century comes to virtual life with the assistance of Matt Groening who served as Executive Game Designer throughout the development of the video game. Futurama is a third-person platform action game, developed by Unique Development Studios in Sweden, for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox and features four playable characters, over twenty levels, puzzle/platform gameplay, and special combat moves all combined with the humor, character development and innovation of the highly popular & award winning television show created by Matt Groening.

'Roadkill' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) Has Gone Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that RoadKill, a mission-based, post-apocalyptic combat driving game, has gone gold and is scheduled to ship on time in October 2003 for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and Nintendo GameCube. Read more for dtails or if you havent yet, check our Roadkill preview ...

'Dynasty Tactics 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI Ltd today announced that the part strategy, part puzzle game Dynasty Tactics 2 will launch in Europe in November 2003 for the PlayStation 2 computer console. Dynasty Tactics 2 is a turn-based Tactical simulation game where the players' task is to annihilate enemy armies by forming chain reactions of high-intensity tactical manoeuvres. Assuming the role of a general the player seeks to unite the warring states of China's legendary Three Kingdoms. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Knights of the Temple - Trailer
  • Commandos 3 - Diver Trailer
  • Silent Storm - Trailer
  • XIII - Trailer
  • 007: Everything Or Nothing - Trailer
  • Lock On - Trailer


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

'Freedom Fighters' & 'SimCity 4: Rush Hour' Go Gold!

by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2003 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's a golden day over at Electronic Arts as today they have announced that not only their 3rd person action game Freedom Fighters went gold, expected in stores September 25th for PC, PS2, NGC & Xbox, but also the Simcity 4 expansion pack "Rush Hour" hit gold status and is exptected to appear on store shelves around September 22. In Rush Hour you take complete charge of vehicles on the streets of your city. Is the fire engine stuck in traffic on its way to a four-alarm fire? Take direct control and pursue the quickest route to the blazing inferno. Freedom Fighters is set in a world where the Soviet Union won the Cold War, and a fierce conflict is unfolding in the streets of America (thanks VE3D). You can still download a Freedom Fighters demo, right here...