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'Broken Sword The Sleeping Dragon' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2003 @ 4:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Revolution Software has announced that the European version of their action/adventure game 'Broken Sword The Sleeping Dragon' (distributed by THQ) has reached gold status and they are on track for a November 14 street date (except for the Italian Xbox version which will be out November 21). The North American version, distributed by the Adventure Company, is very close.

'The King Of Fighters Ex2: Howling Blood' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2003 @ 4:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Are you prepared for the fight of your life? Do you think you're ready to enter the latest KING of FIGHTERS tournament!? If the answer is yes, then "The King of Fighters EX2: Howling Blood" will definitely satisfy your inner warrior! This new portable version features a refined fighting system, 6 modes of play and 3 exclusive characters not in any other King of Fighters game. Read more to check some screens ...

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

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2003 @ 3:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out them shiny screens!

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2003 @ 3:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time. Read more for screens ...

'Shining Soul II' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 1, 2003 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If you thought the original 'Shining Soul' was a blast, you ain't seen nothin' yet! 'Shining Soul II' uses the same formula as its predecessor, but improves on it in every way! Better graphics, a deeper story, more characters, more stages, and more secrets to unlock! Alone or with friends, this game is one adventure you won't want to miss!! Atlus U.S.A., Inc. will publish the sequel to the multiplayer action role-playing game "Shining Soul" for the Game Boy Advance in the spring of 2004. Read more for some screens ...

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

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2003 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | 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.

'Medal of Honor Allied Assault: Breakthrough' Tournaments

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2003 @ 9:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

November 1st, test your five-player team’s mettle as you strategically battle your way through the Gamers Open North American Medal of Honor Allied Assault: Breakthrough Online Divisional! Prizes for the series of tournaments are worth over $5,000, so prepare your troops for heavy fighting in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy, all from the ease of an iGames game center. The Gamers Open Medal of Honor Allied Assault: Breakthrough Championship season is sponsored by EA, Antec, Biostar, Sapphire, and game servers provided by Game Daemons.

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2003 @ 9:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde, players battle their way through the war-torn land of Ogriss, a world ruled by goblins. Spawned by the mighty wizard Fraziel, the goblins have fallen under a corrupt influence that now threatens the balance of power. Advancing through dark subterranean caves, lush woodland cities and towering storm-swept castles; the player wages war with an army of specialized goblin warriors and fearsome monsters to prevent the ultimate destruction of Ogriss. Read more to check out no less than 100 screens ...

Age of Mythology & AoM: The Titans - Update Patch AVailable NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2003 @ 8:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ensemble Studios has released a new patch for their 3D RTS AoM (v1.08), as well as The Titans expansion pack (v1.01). No specific details are available for The Titans patch but the AoM version adresses some multiplayer issues and recording feature (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'OMF: Battlegrounds' Goes On Tour

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2003 @ 8:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Diversions Publishing, publisher of One Must Fall: Battlegrounds (Q4 2003), an upcoming Multiplayer fighter for the PC, is proud to announce that One Must Fall will be featured in tournaments at the Xcelerator Gaming LAN and Tournament in Washington DC, November 7-9 2003, and in a tournament at the ATI Cyber X Games at CES, January 8-11, 2004. Read more for details ...