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'Cleric' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the rich historical tapestry of sixteenth century Russia, Cleric puts you in the role of a faithless ex-priest in this first person survival horror title for the PC. Cleric will immerse you in a world of rich visuals, strong dramatic story lines, highly interactive characters, and challenging gameplay. The gameplay includes first person real time combat, innovative puzzle solving, and immersive role-playing elements that let you make choices that affect the story’s outcome in surprising ways. Every choice you make will affect the game's ending. Dozens of miracles and curses will allow you to reek havoc on your enemies or even raise them from the dead to fight for you. Historically accurate locations and weapons will make you feel like you're really there.

'Victoria: Empire Under the Sun' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies of the early 19th century to evolve into a fully industrialized Great Power at the dawn of the 20th century! You must make sure that you stay ahead in wealth and strength, and skillfully manage the democratization process without disintegrating. Victoria focus on six different aspects, all interconnected, to provide a deep, yet easily accessible game-play; Diplomacy, Warfare, Economy & Industrialisation, Colonisation, Technological Development and Political Simulation.

'Rise to Honor' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise to Honor is a fast-paced action game developed exclusively for the PS2. Created by Sony Computer Entertainment America’s Foster City Studio in collaboration with worldwide action star Jet Li (Cradle 2 The Grave, The One, Kiss of the Dragon, Lethal Weapon 4), Rise to Honor will immerse players into an action packed story line centered around family, deceit and honor in a chain of dangerous events extending from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Expected Sept 2003 but in the meantime check out these new screens ...

Hunter: The Reckoning Redeemer (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hunter: The Reckoning returns to the Xbox with even more frenetic multi-player action than the original game. Based on the gothic fantasy world of White Wolf's pen and paper RPG system, players act as human monster-hunters combining melee, ranged and spell-driven attacks. Check out the new screens ...

'Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death is based on the legendary comic strip Judge Dredd, published in 2000AD every week since 1977. It will be a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death. The game will also have extensive multiplayer modes, enabling ferocious splitscreen or online play and will use Rebellion's versatile new Asura engine. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Battlestar Galactica' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestar Galactica delivers a compelling and immersive space action experience as players move seamlessly between stunning cinematics and epic space battles against the insidious, mechanical power of the Cylons. Fight the insidious Cylons in epic space battles utilizing advanced tactics and an arsenal of weaponry, including the greatest weapon mankind ever conceived — The Battlestar Galactica. Read more to check out some new screens ...

Sid Meier's Civilization III Gold Edition Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and Firaxis Games have announced the upcoming release of Sid Meier's Civilization III: Gold Edition, the latest offering in the Civilization III franchise. The Gold Edition will include the blockbuster hit Civilization III and the Civilization III: Play the World multiplayer expansion pack.

'Music Mixer' (Xbox) Gets Downloadable Content - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced its partnership with Eatsleepmusic Corporation ( to provide downloadable karaoke songs for Microsoft's breakout party title, Xbox Music Mixer. This downloadable content will be available the moment Xbox Music Mixer hits retail shelves on October 14 for a suggested retail price of $39.99 (U.S.). Read more for details & screens ...

'Breed' Delayed .. Again

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The long awaited release of the tactical 3D action shooter Breed will be postponed for another few weeks. CDV announced today that the 3D action shooter BREED will be released by the beginning of November. In UK and in USA the release will also take place in November. A new single player demo is scheduled for October and multiplayer-demo at the time of release!

NCsoft Announces 'Lineage: Dark Conquest' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft today announced the latest chapter to its massively multiplayer game, Lineage. The new epic, called Lineage: Dark Conquest (, is a series of six new episodes to be released over the next three years. The first new episode, Light and Shadow, goes live on North American servers today. Lineage first launched in 1998 and has grown to more than three-million active subscribers worldwide.