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'True Crime: Streets of L.A.' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 16, 2004 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days ago Activision, Inc. announced today True Crime: Streets of L.A. for the PC has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The PC version takes the driving, fighting and shooting action of the best-selling console game to a new level with sleek PC graphics, new weapons, unlockable characters, and an online multiplayer feature. True Crime: Streets of L.A. for the PC is rated "M" by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $49.99.

PC Preview - 'Thief: Deadly Shadows'

by Rainier on May 16, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2004

Garrett finds himself without allies, standing alone between the city and the forces that would crush it. Will his skills be enough to save the dying city? Can he survive betrayal, assassins, and war in the labyrinthine city streets? Will he destroy or be destroyed by the evil he awoke? And finally, what must he do to get what he wants most of all: to be left alone plying his trade as the city's greatest ... thief?

Sony 2004 E3 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 16, 2004 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

E3 is over, it was great fun and we literally brought back a truckload of material, 40+ previews, trailers and hundreds of screens which we will be bringing to you over the next few days...Today we start with Sony's lineup of roughly 20 titles, check the new screens for :

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (Xbox) Gets THX Certificate

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari's Shadow Ops: Red Mercury, the cinematic first-person action game for the Xbox, has earned the coveted "THX Certified Game" status. THX ensures that the game has the potential to deliver the immersive and compelling audio and video experience typically found in blockbuster Hollywood films. Shadow Ops: Red Mercury will be available June 22 and will offer players a gripping action movie-style experience through its unprecedented Hollywood production values and ground-breaking sound and visual effects.

'Aladdin Chess Adventures' Announced

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fluent Entertainment, Vivendi and Disney Interactive today announced Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures, which was showcased at this week's E3. Following up on its 2003 hit Hoyle Majestic Chess, Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures features one of Disney's most recognizable characters, Aladdin. Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures will be released in October 2004 to coincide with the DVD release of the "Platinum Edition" Ten Year Anniversary Aladdin animated feature film.

'Civilization's Dawn' Announced

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iEntertainment Network announces Civilization's Dawn, a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG). The new title is being developed to generate revenue at retail and through online subscriptions.

KumaWar Launches 'Iran Hostage Rescue Mission Part 2'

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the online game service that allows players to experience real world events through advanced gaming technology, has launched its newest mission, Iran Hostage Rescue Part 2. Based on the April 24, 1980 failed attempt to rescue 53 American hostages held in Tehran, the Iran Hostage Rescue Mission Part 2 offers players the opportunity to execute the Pentagon's actual plan to storm the American embassy and to bring the hostages home.

Silent Hill 4: The Room (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

Henry Townshend finds himself trapped in his apartment that has been cursed by a deeply rooted evil. Only by exploring mysterious portals leading to disturbing alternate worlds can Henry begin to uncover the truth. However, in true Silent Hill fashion, mysterious new characters, horrendous creatures, and the undead use any means necessary to impede his progress.

'The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 14th

Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release, The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 breakout hit Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the universe.

'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 14th

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.