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'Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 10:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos features new high-level content, and a new race, the Nephilim, a chaotic fusion of demon and man that has arisen from the forces of darkness. In addition, the expansion provides new character classes, disciplines, an additional character slot, two new macro zones, and enhanced environmental graphics. Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos is being designed and developed by Wolfpack Studios, based in Austin, Texas. Read more for some new screens ...

'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 6:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts is pleased to announce that Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for the PC has gone gold and will be in-store on November 18, 2003. Featuring an all new Star Wars storyline and developed by the team that brought you Neverwinter Nights, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, includes a new PC specific interface, enhanced graphics and sound, and a special trading area where users can get different weapons, armor and clothing items. The time has come for you to choose your path between the light and dark side, so grab your lightsabers!

'Rebel Trucker' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 6:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rebel Trucker will test your driving skills to their limits as you push all manner of big rig to the breaking point through lush, detailed Louisiana environments. From small forklifts to fully loaded flatbeds and tanker trucks, in this mission-based, high-octane challenge, your first priority will always be staying on track and on-time with your load. Global Star Software has released a demo for Silverfish Studios' trcu kdriving game Rebel Trucker letting you qualify for the driver certification test and then choose one of 3 'jobs' : Vieux Carre Routes, AAA Long Hauls or Stromboli Import ExportTrucking (thanks Gigex). Read more for download links ...

'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy allows players to immerse themselves in the classic Star Wars universe as they take on the role of a student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Master Luke Skywalker. LucasArts has released a new patch for Raven Software's sci-fi action game Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01, but no additional details are available at this point. Read more for download links ...

'Lowrider' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready to hit the switches. Lowrider, the rhythm-action video game featuring classic and competitive lowrider cars, has gone gold and will ship to stores November 18, exclusively for the PlayStation2, Jaleco Entertainment announced today.

'Contract J.A.C.K.' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 3:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Contract Jack is a standalone action experience focused on giving PC action gamers what they want: More action, less stealth, and more robust multiplayer gameplay. Developed by one of the industry's elite developers, Monolith Productions, Contract Jack showcases the award-winning storytelling of Monolith in a new singleplayer campaign, and adds new multiplayer content as well as a suite of mod-making tools. No specific details as to what this update patch adresses are available at this point (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'King Of Fighters 2000/2001' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 3:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

One of the greatest fighting game franchises of all time will finally come to next generation gaming platforms in the US, as SNK NEOGEO USA is geraring up to publish The King Of Fighters 2000 and The King Of Fighters 2001 in a special combination pack exclusively for the PlayStation2. The King Of Fighters combo pack will be available at the end of November for a special suggested retail price of $39.99. Read more for some screens or check the ingame footage trailer...

'Spawn: Armageddon' (NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 2:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Spawn: Armageddon, based on Todd McFarlane’s best-selling comic book character, is a 3-D action/adventure game, where Spawn is caught between factions in the battle of Good vs. Evil. Players will encounter a variety of enemies through more than 30 interactive and destructible environments, as Spawn struggles to break free of the controlling forces of Heaven and Hell. The game will feature all of Spawn’s distinctive abilities including superhuman strength, hand-to-hand combat techniques, an arsenal of weaponry, Hell Powers, and his living symbiotic costume

'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 1:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check these new screens ...

'Law & Order II: Double Or Nothing' Sweepstakes

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 11:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive announced today that in the Holiday spirit of giving, they will be launching their first ever sweepstakes. In celebration with the launch of their new Law & Order II: Double or Nothing title, one lucky gamer will have the chance to win a brand new, fully loaded laptop!