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'Freedom Fighters' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a world where the Soviet Union won the Cold War, a fierce conflict is unfolding in the streets of America. Taking on the role of Christopher Stone, players evolve from an average New Yorker into a fearless patriot who recruits and leads an army of freedom fighters in the streets of New York City. Freedom Fighters combines the depth of a squad based game with the intensity of an action-packed war game that unfolds in the streets, subways, and buildings of the city. Read more for some new screens ...

'Soul Calibur 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SC2 features seven distinctive modes of game-play including: Arcade, Vs, Time Attack, Survival, Team Battle, Practice, and the console exclusive, Weapon Master. Weapon Master is a "complete the mission" mode combined with an RPG twist. In this mode, the player can collect and equip their character with up to 200 different weapons, thus adding a deeper level of strategy to every new battle. Check out the first 50+ screens form the US localized version ...

'WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain' Only On PS2

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced "WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain," the latest addition to their multi-million unit selling World Wrestling Entertainment videogame franchise. "WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain," exclusively for the PS2, marks the third installment in the highly successful SmackDown! Series. According to NPD TRST, the SmackDown! series has sold more than 4.7 million units on the PlayStation and PS2 in North America since 1999. "WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain" features all the action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment and is scheduled for release this fall.

Monster 4 x 4: Masters of Metal (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready to pilot the world's most powerful trucks and go head-to-head in pulse-pounding off-road competitions. Whether you're grinding through mud pits in Louisiana, crunching up cliffs in California, or smashing up trees to make the ride a little bumpier for they guy behind you, keep your eyes on the prize: cash you earn on the circuit goes to buy new trucks and build up your ultimate Monster machine. Read more for some new screens!

'Devastation' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

HD Interactive/Digitalo have released a new patch for their FPS Devastation. This patch brings your retail game to v390 and works for all editions except the French and Russian one's. An initiative of developer Digitalo, the patch mostly addresses many of the single player issues reported since launch in April 2003. The patch also rectifies multiplayer compatibility between the European and North American versions of the game. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon' (PS2/PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon is a skillfully-woven global adventure and a landmark in interactive story-telling. George and Nico return in this epic adventure as they fight through the steaming jungles of Congo, eerie castles in Prague, the chic back-streets of Paris and the historic village of Glastonbury – amongst many other locations - to unravel the secrets of the Sleeping Dragon and save mankind from the threat of a global catastrophe. Read more to check out the new screens.

'No Mans Land' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV has now released the English version of the No Man's Land demo featuring two thrilling missions. In the first mission, gamers play as a Spanish commander sent to North America to rid a colonized town of a plundering pirate. Look for the secret sub-quests and enjoy the Caribbean flavor! In the second mission, players step into the boots of a Patriot leader and must defend a fort against British attack (thanks VE3D). Read more for download links ...

'Command And Conquer: Generals' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the promised C&C Generals update patch bringing your retail game to v1.06. There are patches for the English, French and German version of the game. Read more for detailed fix list download links ...

'Jak II: Renegade' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The legendary duo return in Jak II, where Jak has grown into a mature young hero with a cynical attitude and hardened edge. Following the finale of Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak and Daxter investigate a strange energy portal that propels them 500 years into the future where they find themselves in a foreign city. The city, under siege and ruled by the tyrannical Baron Praxis, is surrounded by a dark wasteland on the brink of destruction with menacing Metal Heads destroying the land.

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is based on Cinemaware’s hit game Defender of the Crown, first released in 1986 on the Commodore Amiga and subsequently to a variety of platforms where sold over 1,000,000 units worldwide. Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is a re-imagining of the beloved classic, with a deep storyline, a rich cast of characters, and the same commitment to stunning graphics and unique, varied gameplay that first made Cinemaware famous. Today Cinemaware released some new screens, read more to check them out!