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'Total Club Manager 2004' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the makers of FIFA, Total Club Manager 2004 puts you straight into the dugout of your favourite football team. Whether you are fighting for league survival or challenging to win the championship, TCM 2004 will put you in total control. Manage the club the way you think it should be managed. Such managerial duties include: Buying and selling players in the most realistic transfer market to date; creating your own training sessions; disciplining players or granting them bonuses; dealing with national media and most importantly, keeping the fans happy.

'Squad Assault: West Front' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Squad Assault: West Front, you command troops in both the Allied and German Armies of the West Front of World War II in an immersive full 3-D continuous time environment. Squad Assault: West Front features detailed models for all the major armies that fought in France in 1944, including American, German, British, Canadian, and Free French. Earlier today we had the shipping announcement, so until it arrives in your local store, these screens will tide you over!

'Downhill Domination' (PS2) Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With no-holds-barred gameplay at a blistering frame rate, this extreme sports title is not for the fainthearted. Downhill Domination will fry your eyeballs with its unparalleled sensation of speed as rocky ground and huge 100-foot drops will ensure your ride is anything but smooth. Scheduled for launch in spring 2004, Downhill Domination is frenetic, fast paced and the first downhill mountain bike racing game for the PlayStation 2. Read more for details & screens...

'TrackMania' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TrackMania is a new type of racing game, in which players create their own ludicrously dizzying courses quickly and easily using a bank of over 300 different construction blocks. These courses – which can be built in one of three breathtaking themes – form the basis for races the likes of which you will have never seen before. This demo offers you the chance to to play all aspects of the final game, 'Track Building', 'Solo' mode, 'Hot Seat' and all of this on multiple PCs, LAN or Internet. A dedicated Internet server will offer users the chance to compete against other beta testers, using tracks designed by the TrackMania community. Read more for download links ...

'Hidden and Dangerous 2' Has Shipped To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering and renowned software developer Illusion Softworks, today announced that Hidden & Dangerous 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the successful World War II tactical strategy game, has shipped to stores in North America. The game will ship to stores in Europe on October 24, 2003.

'SWAT: Global Strike Team' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SWAT: Global Strike Team, a squad-based FPS game for the PS2 and the Xbox has gone gold and will ship to retailers worldwide early November 2003. You play Mathias Kincaid, a former member of the U.S. Army’s elite Delta Force turned SWAT: GST element leader. Command your teammates, a veteran sniper and an expert technical specialist, through several diverse missions while maintaining the tactical upper hand over your opponent. To keep the peace there are certain fundamentals that you must utilize that will contribute mission success including; the environment, the latest gear and advanced weaponry, and the element of surprise.

'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Battle for Middle-earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses. Prepare for war by creating offensive and defensive strategies set in the memorable battle locations taken straight from the big screen. The Battle for Middle-earth RTS game will utilize the digital assets created for the films and will feature exclusive voiceover from the real actors as well as actual movie footage from the three films.

'Project Freedom' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"P2" (working title), being developed by creators of Project Earth, morphed it's genre to action space game. The new official name is "Project Freedom". Becomming pilot of latest space fighter your task is to infiltrate enemy moves and fuffill missions given by generals of your army in the second cold war crisis in late 21st century. The action take place in our solar system and promise to deliver realistic environment across Earth, Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Io - the Jupiter's moon and planetoid Ida. The game features never seen break through graphics and solid, 100% adrenaline pumping gameplay. "Project Freedom" is scheduled to be released in January 2004. Read more for details & screens ...

Gamebryo Powers Highly Anticipated 'DAoC: Trials of Atlantis'

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NDL announced today that its Gamebryo technology is being used in Mythic Entertainment's highly anticipated Dark Age of Camelot: Trials of Atlantis. The latest expansion pack for Dark Age of Camelot, which has been named "Online Game of the Year" by both Computer Games Magazine and Computer Gaming World, immerses players into the mysterious underwater city of Atlantis. NDL has been assisting Mythic with innovative 3D graphics software and tools since 1999.

'Phase: Exodus' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phase: Exodus is 3D RPG with strong strategy element, which takes the player to the possible future of the Earth, to the world which went through the catastrophe of the global scale. The game will be interesting both for the hardcore RPG fans and those who are new to this genre - the mix of step-to-step combat, non-linear solving of the problems, classic 3rd person view, day cycle and intuitive controls, interesting plot, good graphical appearance makes it gripping for most of the players.