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'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

'Death By Degrees' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 9:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Death By Degrees is an action adventure featuring Nina Williams from the multi-million selling Tekken series. Set prior to the first Tekken game this prequel focuses on the events that lead up to Nina's involvement in the Iron Fist Tournament.

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 9:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Jade Empire" is set in a new fantastical world based on mythical China, where sinister events have upset the peaceful harmony of an isolated martial arts school. Featuring furious action previously found only in Hong Kong cinema, the game lets players master more than 30 fighting styles and a wide range of mystical powers as they embark on a perilous journey, stretching from the Land of Howling Spirits to the lush gardens of the Imperial City.

'100 Bullets' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 9:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An award-wining pulp noir comic, 100 Bullets was created by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, and chronicles the dark, moral-testing exploits of Agent Graves, a rogue member of a secret organization, who provides people with the opportunity of a lifetime -- an attache case containing the proof, the gun, and the carte blanche immunity to exact revenge on a person who's done them an irrevocable wrong. Read more for some screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (NGC) Coming In June - Screens

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that the GameCube version of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 will be released in June 2004. Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studios, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic single- and multi-player counter-terrorist experience available anywhere. Read more for details & screens ...

'Yu-Gi-Oh! Reshef of Destruction' (GBA) Announced

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami announced today that it will release the next installment of the internationally acclaimed Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, Yu-Gi-Oh! Reshef of Destruction for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance. Launching in June 2004, the new Yu-Gi-Oh! role playing game (RPG) recreates the experience of the popular trading card game as it offers fans of the franchise an all-new adventure, featuring 800 unique cards, including all three Egyptian god cards.

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Downloadable Content

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's planes, trains and automobiles . . . well, without the planes. There are two new action-packed multiplayer levels for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 for Xbox now available for download on Xbox Live. There's a trainyard in Heidelberg, Germany that looks deceptively peaceful - make sure you look both ways (and watch your back) before crossing. And only cunning (and the help of your teammates) will get you out of an ominous parking garage in Los Angeles, California. Read more to check out some screens ...

'Rebellion Online' Announced

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spiral Game Studios officially announced the development of their premier title, Rebellion Online. This innovative online SCI FI role-playing game is the first project developed by Spiral Game Studios. Rebellion Online will provide players with the definitive online Science Fiction Fantasy experience with dramatic mission and dungeon crawling in addition to an arsenal of terrifying monsters, combat, and challenging puzzles.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 2:00 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 :

  • Shrek 2 - Trailer
  • Half-Life 2 - Trailer (3)
  • Knight's Apprentice: Memorick's Adventures - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Hidden & Dangerous 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 7, 2004 @ 1:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 has released a new patch for Illusion Softworks' squad based shooter Hidden & Dangerous 2. This will bring your retail game to v1.05 and addresses the usual bug fixes, game tweaks, vehicle enhancements but also a new multiplayer map (Normandy2B_mp_zone). Read more for details and download links ...