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'Speed Kings' (PS2/NGC) Weaves Through Traffic Races Into Stores

by Rainier on May 28, 2003 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turning traffic-filled streets into a high-speed, two-wheeled obstacle course, Acclaim, today announced that it has shipped Speed Kings for the PlayStation2 and GameCube. An arcade-style motorcycle racing game, Speed Kings features adrenaline-infused tricks, stunts and combat, as well as hidden features and dangerous speeds. Gamers will need nerves of steel and lightning fast reflexes if they are to survive the danger on the road and be crowned the ultimate "Speed King."

'Mistmare' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 28, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arxel Tribe/Sinister Systems have released the promised update patch for their 3D role-playing adventure Mistmare. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.51 and addresses a couple of crash problems. Since this patch only updates a pair of code library files it is valid for the demo as well as the full game. Read more for detailed fix list and download links...

'Bloody Roar Extreme' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 28, 2003 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America shipped Bloody Roar Extreme for Xbox to retails outlets nationwide. Players choose from one of 14 fighters that have the ability to transform into legendary creatures such as the Phoenix or savage animals like the Lion. Characters in this altered state can unleash powerful attacks and combo moves. Bloody Roar Extreme includes a full 3D combat system with aerial juggles and chains. Players can also unlock hidden game modes and additional characters - including a mystery fighter exclusive to Xbox. Includes seven gameplay modes and 10 destructible arenas.

'Outlaw Volleyball' (Xbox) Star 'Summer' Opens Website

by Rainier on May 28, 2003 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today that "Summer," one of the stars of the forthcoming Xbox game "Outlaw Volleyball" has launched her fan site called "DearSummer.com." Located at www.dearsummer.com, fans can interact with their favorite adult entertainer and some of her friends including 'El Suave,' 'Country Clem,' 'Harley,' and 'Ice Trey' ("Outlaw Volleyball" is rated "M" or "Mature" by the ESRB; Shipping: Late June 2003 for Xbox). You can also check the latest Outlaw Volleyball trailer right here!

'Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) Announced

by Rainier on May 28, 2003 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xicat Interactive have announced its plans to bring the mystical adventure title, Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal to the PlayStation2, the Xbox, and the GameCube. Xicat is re-creating the well-received and critically acclaimed PC franchise with the help of Virtuacraft Limited. Xicat hopes the title's broad appeal, varied gameplay, and stunning visuals will tame the hearts of console gamers everywhere.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 28, 2003 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • SWAT: Global Strike Team - E3 Trailer
  • The Hobbit - E3 Trailer
  • Hunter The Reckoning Redeemer - E3 Trailer
  • Hunter: The Reckoning Wayward - E3 Trailer
  • Outlaw Volleyball: Spike or Die - E3 Trailer
  • Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike - E3 Trailer
  • Summer Heat Beach Volleyball- E3 Trailer


  • Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 28, 2003 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Heaven And Hell' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

What could be greater than God? To be God - just like in Heaven and Hell! In the year 1500 BC you announce to four peoples: Thou shalt have no other gods before me. To make your commandment effective, you are supported with miracles and plagues by seven different prophets. Convince your future followers with sound arguments such as chain lightning, locusts, and other mysteries. As you have to compete against a strong opponent at the same time, the fight for the most followers will be even more challenging. There can be only one after all!

'Guild Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guild Wars takes place in a fantasy world, where guilds of characters of a wide range of professions can make a mark on history. The reason we chose the fantasy realm is that we wanted a place that was instantly familiar to gamers, and also one that offers us near-limitless opportunities for new and exciting types of friends and foes. Like the evolving worlds of Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo that we helped to build over the years, we’re creating a new place that we believe you’ll want to visit over and over. Check some new screens ...

'Port Royale' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy announced today that Port Royale has gone gold. This empire-building RTS for the PC is set in the Caribbean “New World” where players take on the role of a pirate, trader or buccaneer as they amass ships, wealth and prestige. Gamers work their way through the expansive environments encompassing more than four million square miles, as they play as one of four great nations – England, France, Spain or Holland, all vying to establish colonization for their homeland. Port Royale was developed by Ascaron and sails to store shelves on June 2, 2003.