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'Gladius' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2003 @ 7:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

At the heart of Gladius is a unique mix of dynamic game play that requires players to develop and manage a school of gladiators who, over time, gain experience, learn new skills, improve their abilities and finally test their might in epic battles. Players fight with deadly weapons and powerful magic, learn vital combat tactics, and enhance and customize characters... Check out new screens and big batch of artwork!

'Conflict: Desert Storm' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2003 @ 7:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Conflict: Desert Storm lets you take charge of the best known and most feared special operations forces in the world: the elite British SAS or the US Delta Force squads. You're the best trained, best equipped and best organised Special Forces in the world. The area that has been assigned to you is yours for the taking. Seek, locate and destroy enemy targets and personnel. Create havoc and confusion throughout the enemy's lines of communication and supply. What lies before you is an opportunity in a soldier's lifetime. Take your equipment, take your training and use it well.

'PN03' (NGC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 15, 2003 @ 2:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom has updated the PN03, in development by its internal studio, Production Studio 4, Japanese website. P.N. 03, directed by Shinji Mikami, is described as an action game starring a female soldier named Vanessa Z. Schneider. She's a mercenary armed with a high-powered laser--and she's a robot killer. Robots at a colonial settlement have gone wild on a nearby planet, and it's up to Vanessa--whose parents were killed by the same system overrunning the settlement--to stop them. Not much is known about the game's action, but it is described as containing dodging capabilities and transforming mechs. The game is due to hit Japan in spring of 2003.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 15, 2003 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2003 @ 12:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Man, talk about a boring Friday. Today only a few trailers for various games were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Vietcong (Take2)
  • Rayman 3 'Battery' (UbiSoft)
  • Star Wars : Knights Of The Old Republic(LucasArts)
  • Splinter Cell PS2 Intro (UbiSoft)

    Read more for download links ...

'Disgaea: Hour of Darkness' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 14, 2003 @ 6:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Netherworld - a realm darker than the deepest abyss, located far beneath where mortals tread. It is a cursed land where evil reigns and foul beings dwell. Nobody knows its whereabouts, but everybody fears its existence... The story takes place two years after the death of King Krichevskoy, the ruler of the Netherworld. His son Laharl awakens from a long sleep, unaware of his father's death. Meanwhile, scheming demons vie for supremacy over the Netherworld. With the help of his subordinate Etna and her underlings, the egocentric, self-absorbed Prince Laharl must fight to regain the throne and claim his birthright.

'Lufia: The Ruins of Lore' (GBA) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 14, 2003 @ 6:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A. released some screens and a trialer for "Lufia: The Ruins of Lore", the next title in the wildly popular Lufia role-playing series. Developed for the Game Boy Advance, the title will be released in North America in the Spring of 2003. This exciting new chapter follows the adventures of Eldin and his childhood friends, Torma and Rami, as they strive to solve the mystery of the ancient ruins and halt the resurrection of an evil beast whose power could eradicate humanity. Read more for the goodies ...

LucasArts Delays 'Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided'

by Rainier on March 14, 2003 @ 5:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided is now entering the final phase of development, and everyone at LucasArts and Sony Online Entertainment is pleased with the game's progress since the beta test program was initiated. Although the game is making good progess LucasArts also says that "to deliver the best possible massively multiplayer experience and ensure stability and breadth of content, LucasArts and Sony Online Entertainment will delay the game's April 15 launch". This will enable us to invest more time into the beta program, and to solicit additional feedback from the tremendous fan base Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided has already developed. No new date has been given, read more for the full press release ...

'Worms 3' - Screens

by Rainier on March 14, 2003 @ 3:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Worms 3 will utilise the full power afforded by next-generation platforms, featuring ground-breaking fully deformable landscape technology, and will continue the wild humor and intensive, addictive fun that gamers expect from the Worms franchise. Worms 3 will showcase a raft of new gameplay features, while retaining all the familiar chaos of the original titles, complete with bizarre power-ups, loopy weaponry, and crazy cartoon graphics -- in both single and multi-player modes. Check out these 6 new wormelicious screens ..

'Galactic Civilizations' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on March 14, 2003 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The year is 2178 and the galaxy is evolving at an alarming pace. Years ago, human scientists introduced a new technology, the “Hyper-drive”, which vastly improved interstellar travel, but instead of forging closer bonds throughout the galaxy, communication between civilizations has ground to a halt. Colonization and a battle for supremacy have become the primary goals but only one race can dominate…and survive. Strategy First has released a new trailer showing off what this game is all about. Read more for download links ...