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Whiplash (PS2/Xbox) Shipping To North American Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos today announced that it has shipped Whiplash for PlayStation2 and Xbox to retailers in North America. Developed by Crystal Dynamics, Whiplash delivers an innovative approach to the character-based action genre by combining a unique "chain" gameplay mechanic with in-depth enemy and environment interaction, rich combat and slapstick humor. The result is an action-packed game where player choice triggers an unscripted chain of chaotic, humorous events.

'Medal of Honor Infiltrator' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The award-winning Medal of Honor franchise has invaded the Game Boy Advance as Medal of Honor Infiltrator from Electronic Arts has begun shipping to retail outlets. EA Los Angeles, creators of the award-winning Medal of Honor series, and Netherock Limited have partnered to develop this all new experience designed specifically for the Game Boy Advance under the EA GAMES brand.

'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 12:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today Acclaim announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Jake 'The Snake' Roberts, one of professional wrestling's most controversial and mysterious wrestlers, is making his long-awaited return to the squared circle in 'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown', which is currently under development with Acclaim Studios Austin and scheduled for release in April 2004 across the next-generation gaming platforms. Read more to check the screens ...

'American Idol' (GBA/PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 12:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that the officially licensed American Idol video game, based on the hit series co-produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19TV, has shipped for Game Boy Advance and Playstation2. The American Idol video game lets players create a virtual representation of themselves to compete as “American Idol” contestants. Like the television show, players will be critiqued by “American Idol” judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. American Idol for Game Boy“ Advance has an MSRP of $29.99, American Idol for PlayStation2 has a MSRP of $39.99, additionally; it is also available on the PC.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 11:57 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • Metal Arms: Glitch In The System - Trailer
  • Battlestar Galactica - Trailer
  • Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II - Trailer
  • Universal Combat - Trailer (5)


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

Cyan Worlds Announces 'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' Original Soundtrack

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 3:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cyan Worlds, Inc. today announced the upcoming release of the Uru: Ages Beyond MYST Original Soundtrack, the music accompaniment to the latest chapter in the multi-million selling MYST series.

'Golden Land: Cold Skies' Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 2:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We already mentioned this news a couple weeks ago but today RussoBit-M offcially announced the GoldenLand addon, 'Golden Land: Cold Skies.' Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence... Check out some new screens below!

'The Movies' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 7:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take The Movies by storm. Dominate Tinsel town and live out your dreams. Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. The Movies lets you get involved in the details of filmmaking. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars. Earlier today we had the Activision announcement, now we have some screens ...

'Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 7:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released a demo for their recently released sports/action title Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup. This demo features only the first (passing the Quaffle) of six training levels, but is still rather big in size due to the intro movie and an included 'making of' trailer (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...