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Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 1:39 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 :

KumaWar Launches 'Fallujah Vigilant Resolve' Mission - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the revolutionary new online game service that allows players to experience re-creations of real war events weeks after they occur has released Fallujah Vigilant Resolve – its latest mission, based on U.S. Marine combat in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, Iraq. Read more for details & screens.

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War' - Dev. Diary & Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000; Dawn of War is the first real-time strategy title in THQ's agreement with industry-leading PC development studio Relic Entertainment Inc. Based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War is scheduled for release in fall 2004. Read more for the first development diary with Lead Designer Jay Wilson & 6 new screens...

'Soldner: Secret Wars' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore and Austria-based JoWooD Productions Software AG, today announced that Soldner: Secret Wars has shipped to retail stores in North America.

'Chessmaster 10th Edition' Announced - Screens & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Chessmaster 10th Edition, the best-selling chess brand in history, will be available beginning August 10 for the PC at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $39.99. A demo is also available giving you the chance to play for 8 hours in singleplayer mode and multiplayer is enabled. Read more for details, screens and download links ...

Microsoft Debunks 'Xbox 2' Backward Compatibility Rumors

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday a rumor started going around that the Xbox 2 would not be backwards compatible, but today TeamXbox got an official statement from Microsoft : “Recent stories in the press about future Xbox products are nothing more than pulp fiction. Microsoft hasn’t made any announcements regarding the next generation, so it’s far too early to speculate about specifics, including backward compatibility. In fact, this media conjecture is irresponsible. The credibility of any publication willing to compromise fact in favor of a catchy headline must be questioned. Xbox fans are smart enough to distinguish truth from sensational reporting.”

'Conflict: Vietnam' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a conflict that lasted 11 years and killed over 3 million people, four men are going to have the longest 28 days of their lives. Cut off behind enemy lines during the 1968 Tet Offensive with no way to contact help, four young, barely trained soldiers realize their only hope for survival is to head into the heart of darkness. With few rations and dwindling ammunition, the only thing that separates them from freedom is 100 miles of ruthless terrain, crawling with unseen enemies and filled with hidden booby traps. Their goal isn’t to win the war. They just want to make it home alive.

Second Sight (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 11:12 a.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, check these new screens...

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with new features, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is the third in the successful PlayStation 2 series developed by DIMPS, and promises to be the ultimate DBZ fighting experience on next-generation consoles. Read more for the first screens ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' - Update Patch Available NOW

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

As we mentioned yesterday, UbiSoft has released a new patch for Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow. This update brings your retail game to v1.3 and adds the aforementioned ranking management system but also some network optimizations and the usual bug fixes. Read more for download links