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'Thief: Deadly Shadows' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that introduced stealth gameplay is back. Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox and PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Painkiller' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Painkiller is a nickname of a pretty unusual mercenary, who is dealing with supernatural. There are places on Earth where demons and other evil creatures have their nests: abandoned prisons, private castles, deep caves in the mountains. "Cleaning" those places is good money, and our hero needs a lot of it, since he loves living the life to its fullest. One day he gets what seems to be a pretty simple job: to retrieve a religious artifact from one of the nests. When after a furious battle he realizes he might have been tricked into the war between two competing clans of the undead, he tries to play his own cards.

'Savage Eden' - Free Play For All

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The series of massive Savage Eden events in the upcoming months has brought much excitement to the player community. In addition, to share the bashing and thrashing with the rest of the gaming world, Lady GM, the Savage Eden gamemaster has granted free play for everyone. These events are a great opportunity for new players to quickly earn resources that can enhance their gameplay, boost experience levels, and strengthen involvement in the community. The iEN team will also take this time to make additional refinements to the game.

'Malice' & 'Powerdrome' (PS2/Xbox) Find Publisher

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Argonaut Games PLC today confirmed that the new publisher, Evolved Games will publish the eagerly awaited Malice and Powerdrome in Europe and other PAL territories. Additionally, the company also confirmed that both titles will be published in North America by Bethesda Softworks LLC a subsidiary of ZeniMax Media Inc.

'Colin McRae Rally 04' (Xbox) Coming In March - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that its internationally acclaimed rally game, Colin McRae Rally 04, is coming to the U.S. for the Xbox. The title will be available this March at a special suggested retail price of $19.99. We also have a fresh batch of awesome looking screens from the PC version...

'Singles' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Singles", developed by German development team ROTOBEE, lets player's control the lives of Linda and Mike, two very different people, apartment sharing in a busy European city. How they interact and get on is totally up to the player. Expected in stores somewhere Q1 2004. Read more for details & screens (explicit material/sexual content) ...

'Massive Assault' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News releases a totally new campaign for its turn-based strategy game Massive Assault. This "Ice Storm" campaign is set on Antarcticus and players will have to act as a Phantom League's Commander set to clear the planet from Free Nations Union forces. Read more for download links ...

'Codename: Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Check these new screens...

'Hitman: Contracts' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspenseful missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect hit and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases Hitman's 'work' in brutal detail and brings new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen. Hitman: Contracts is being developed by Io Interactive and will be available for PS2, Xbox, and PC in spring 2004.

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2004 @ 4:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage. Read more for some new screens...