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'Cross Racing Championship' - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Utilizing the next generation of the Invictus engine which incorporates its new real-time physics module, Cross Racing Championship (CRC) will allow the player to experience the thrills of high-speed on and off road racing across vast open terrains.

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 4:23 p.m. PDT | 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 :

'Spoils Of War' Revealed

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 3:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Spoils of War" skillfully combines the successes of real-time strategy and first-person shooter to create intense warfare and player depth that is unparalleled. As Battlefield Commander, switch between RTS and FPS modes to manage your team's economy and technology while leading your fellow human players to victory. As one of three first-person characters you will commandeer vehicles, become skillful with weaponry, and use unique powers in a high velocity war (thanks Blues).

'Need for Speed Underground 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 2:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they’ll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town. Read more for some new screens ...

Eidos Delays 'ShellShock: Nam '67' (PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 2:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today Eidos has released some financial numbers in respect of the current financial year to June 30, 2004. Apart from the fact that sales on Hitman and Thief 3 were lower than expected the most notable announcement was that eventhough it seems 'ShellShock: Nam '67' is finished it is being pusbed back until September. "Given these circumstances, and notwithstanding that the game is now ready to release, the Board has decided to hold the release of ShellShock: Nam '67 until September so as to provide this important new franchise with a better opportunity to deliver its true potential." For more details, read the full financial statement.

'Flat-Out' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flat-Out is an adrenaline-inducing racing game with an exciting story line, spectacular crashes and a not-too-serious attitude in the best movie-like fashion. The thrill and terror of racing light, cheap and often very dented cars in constant close proximity and contact with other cars brings out the white-knuckled racing spirit as the player faces rapidly changing situations.

'Torrente' - Screens

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 1:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready to take on the role of Spain’s most notorious police officer, Torrente. based on the top-grossing films of the same name, Torrente is a fascist, sexist, racist, drunk, and dirty cop who soon finds himself caught in the crossfire between drug cartels and the Mafia. Now he must blast his way through street thugs and hit men battling for control over Madrid’s seedy underworld.

'Warhammer Online' Introduces Eight Basic Starting Careers

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer Online, the upcoming massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) set against the backdrop of Games Workshop’s grim and gritty Warhammer fantasy world has released new information on the basic starting careers that will be available to players. Read more for details and some artwork ...

Vivendi Launches 'Tribes: Vengeance' 'Skinning' Competition

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games, in cooperation with Internet community site Tribalwar.com, announced today a contest to create alternative “skins” for use within Tribes: Vengeance. The competition, which starts immediately, will end on July 9th when a panel of judges from Vivendi Universal Games, Irrational Games, and Tribalwar.com will select the best skin and award its creator a high-end graphics card from ATI Technologies and an in-game credit.

'Need For Speed Underground 2' (ALL) Gets Even Hotter With Brooke Burke

by Rainier on June 17, 2004 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that they have signed one of the world's sexiest thrill seekers and cover girls, Brooke Burke, to star in Need For Speed Underground 2, the sequel to the best selling game of 2003, Need For Speed Underground.