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'GangLand' Coming On Valentine's Day

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back in the days of 1920's prohibition, one man ruled the roost in gangland America; Al Capone. Game publisher and lover of violence, corruption, murder and extortion, Whiptail Interactive is to mark the anniversary of Capone's most notorious murdering spree by releasing its forthcoming gangster PC game Gangland on Valentines Day, 74 years after the infamous Valentines Massacre. Developed by Danish gaming bad boys MediaMobsters, the game, based on life as a Sicilian gangster will be released across the UK, Europe and North America on Valentines Day, February 14th 2004.

'Space Colony' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following their recent success with the million-selling Stronghold series on PC, London-based developer, Firefly Studios, have catapulted their creativity into the not-so-distant future announcing Space Colony, due for release this Fall on PC. Space Colony is best described as a space-based People Sim crossed with a City Building game. The player manages and nurtures a group of dysfunctional space dwellers colonising the most unearthly corners of the galaxy. Read more for a few new screens ...

X03 Event (Xbox) Day 2 Sports Titles - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 3:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Day 2 of Microsoft's X03 event has kicked off and there are more goodies coming our way. At bat today are tons of screens for upcoming Xbox Sports titles. Decided to list them seperatly from the action titles since the list was getting rather long :) We have screens for :

  • MX Unleashed
  • ESPN NFL Football
  • Inside Drive 2004
  • NFL Fever 2004
  • NHL Rivals 2004
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004
  • Links 2004
  • NFL Street
  • ESPN NBA Basketball
  • Total Club Manager 2004
  • Fifa Football 2004

X03 Event (Xbox) Day 2 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Day 2 of Microsoft's X03 event has kicked off and there are more goodies coming our way. At bat today are tons of screens for upcoming Xbox titles, in house and from 3rd party developers such as Acclaim, Atari, LucasArts, Activision and more. We will have screens for most of those and we start with :

  • Project Gotham Racing 2
  • Fable
  • 007: Everything Or Nothing
  • Whiplash
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Counter-Strike
  • Freedom Fighters
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup
  • Crimson Skies: High Road To Revenge
  • Rogue Ops
  • Sudeki
  • Conflict Desert Storm 2
  • The Suffering
  • Memorick The Apprentice Knight
  • Voodoo Vince
  • XIII

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tron 2.0 - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monolith has now released a singleplayer demo for their recent cyberspace 3D action game TRON 2.0 . This demo features a tutorial, the 'Abandoned Test Grid' mission where you battle against Resource Hogs and the Seeker, and the new 'Low Level Crunch' map in the Light Cycles portion of the game (thanks FilePlanet). Read more for download links ...

'Final Fantasy XI' (PS2) Goes Online March 2004

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today that Final Fantasy XI, the latest installment of the critically acclaimed FINAL FANTASY series, will be available pre-installed on the upcoming internal 40GB Hard Disk Drive exclusively for the PlayStation2. Final Fantasy XI, an online only title, will be among the great content only available with the internal Hard Disk Drive release in March for a suggested retail price of $99.

'007: Everything or Nothing' (ALL) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts Inc. announced todya that it is postponing the next game in its key "James Bond" franchise from this holiday season to early 2004 in order to put more development work into it. Read more for details

'SWAT: Global Strike Team' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 4:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SWAT: Global Strike Team was founded in 2018 as an international offshoot of the U.S. SWAT organization. Primarily established to supplement the income of the U.S. SWAT establishment, the Global Strike Team contract their personnel and expertise to companies and countries around the world to help “resolve” situations for those who have the funds but not the means to do so. Check the new screens ...

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

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 3:54 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!