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Sony Online Announces 'EverQuest' Changes

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On June 5, SOE hosted almost 70 players from around the United States in our first-ever Guild Summit. This meeting allowed for a frank exchange of views and ideas between the EverQuest Live team and leaders of some of the game?s more prominent guilds. The various guild representatives came well-prepared (notes and notebooks, even CDs) with suggestions for improving the EQ experience. Read more for details...

'Armies of Exigo' - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Worlds collide in Armies of Exigo, where the traditional boundaries of the battlefield are smashed and war is waged both above and below the ground. Armies of Exigo locks elves, beasts, knights, and creatures of the darkness in an epic battle for survival where armies can delve deep underground to advance undetected and then tunnel to the surface to unleash powerful attacks on their unsuspecting enemies.

'Lord of the Rings: The Third Age' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the first console roleplaying game (RPG) set in The Lord of the Rings universe in The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age from EA GAMES. Travel in the wake of the Fellowship in a unique structure that allows players to explore their own path while periodically intersecting the major events of New Line Cinema’s film trilogy.

'Silent Hill 4: The Room' Also Coming To The PC - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Henry Townshend finds himself trapped in his apartment that has been cursed by a deeply rooted evil. Only by exploring mysterious portals leading to disturbing alternate worlds will Henry begin to uncover the truth. However, in true Silent Hill fashion, mysterious new characters, horrendous creatures, and the undead will use any means necessary to impede his progress. Some the first 9 PC screens ...

'Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 1:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition is the third installment in the Midnight Club racing franchise. Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition will be available for the PS2/Xbox and is expected to hit retail shelves this holiday season. Read more for some new screens ...

'Second Sight' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 1:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Second Sight, developed by the creative force behind the acclaimed TimeSplitters series Free Radical Design, is an original property that redefines the standards for stealth action gameplay. Due later this year for PS2, Xbox and GameCube, in the meantime check these new screens...

'Bethesda Softworks' Is Hiring

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks is looking for talented world artists and programmers to join their team that is pushing the bleeding-edge of RPG development for the PC and future-generation consoles. Interested parties should check the Jobs section of the Bethesda Softworks web site.

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has shipped Shadow Ops: Red Mercury, the highly anticipated cinematic first-person action game for the Xbox, to retail stores worldwide this week. Shadow Ops: Red Mercury offers players a gripping movie-style experience through its unprecedented Hollywood production values, intense action and ground-breaking sound and visual effects.

EA Reveals 'EA Sports Fantasy Football'

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA SPORTS now is taking on all fantasy football comers with the announcement of EA SPORTS Fantasy Football. Available starting July 21st at www.easports.com/fantasy. Electronic Arts, in conjunction with STATS, Inc. will offer a variety of fantasy football experiences for the 2004-2005 football season.

Blockbuster Announces 'Flip Card' Promotion

by Rainier on June 16, 2004 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blockbuster Inc. today announced the national rollout of the Blockbuster Flip Card – just in time for the latest summer game titles. When consumers purchase a BLOCKBUSTER Flip Card for just $49 plus tax, they get unlimited game rentals, one out at a time, for three consecutive months – less than the price of the hottest new release games.