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'MLB Slugfest: Loaded' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that MLB SlugFest: Loaded, the newest title in the company's exclusive, adrenaline-style baseball series, has shipped for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

'Obscure' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Obscure is Hydravision Entertainment's upcoming survival horror game where all the action centres around a group of three students, trapped in an eerie school, where the teachers have been performing obscene experiments on their classmates.

'Tales of Symphonia' (NGC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The perilous quest for survival will soon be a reality. Leading video games developer and publisher Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that its popular quest-driven role-playing game, Tales of Symphonia, has gone gold. Exclusively for Nintendo GameCube, Tales of Symphonia will lead players on an epic adventure filled with intrigue, sacrifice and surprises as it makes its way to retail outlets on July 13, 2004.

'Kohan II: Kings of War' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeGate Studios delivers a breathtaking world of magical splendour, heroic deeds, and fearsome enemies with Kohan II: Kings of War, a fantasy-based real-time strategy game. Presented in beautifully rendered 3D, Kohan II: Kings of War allows gamers to lay siege to enemy cities, explore fantastic realms, fight strange creatures, and build a world-spanning empire.

'Street Racing Syndicate' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SRS features the hottest rides on asphalt including real licensed vehicles ripped from the authentic world of street racing. The performance of these tricked-out street machines has been modeled realistically with lifelike physics and authentic damage effects that will thrust players into this high-speed world. From hot cars to beautiful girls, with booming bass, big bets and both sanctioned and illegal events, SRS is the only game that offers the rush of living in the world of true street racing. If it’s on the streets, it’s in the game!

'Warhammer Online' Gets Canned

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Games Workshop Group announces that its board has resolved to terminate its online gaming development project. This decision was taken following a full review of the progress, costs to date and future costs of the project. As a result both the Company and Climax Development Limited, the computer games developer, have agreed to terminate the development project. The official Warhammer Online website seems to confirm the cancellation.

'Top Spin' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has forged links with Microsoft to publish the Windows PC version of Top Spin, the critically renowned tennis simulation releasing this September. Atari and Microsoft are confident of repeating the success of last year's Xbox version in 2004. Developed by French games studio Power and Magic Development (PAM) - the creators of the original Xbox version - Top Spin is the complete virtual tennis experience.

'Silent Hill 4:The Room' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Henry Townshend finds himself trapped in his apartment that has been cursed by a deeply rooted evil. Only by exploring mysterious portals leading to disturbing alternate worlds will Henry begin to uncover the truth. However, in true Silent Hill fashion, mysterious new characters, horrendous creatures, and the undead will use any means necessary to impede his progress. Some new screens ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has shipped DRIV3R, the highly anticipated action-driving game for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, to retail stores worldwide today. DRIV3R is an action-packed driving-adventure game that recreates the excitement of a Hollywood blockbuster car chase and plays like an interactive movie.

Matrix Games Signs 'Tin Soldiers: Alexander The Great!' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce that it has secured the rights to publish Koios Works' innovative new wargame, Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great. Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great is a turn-based, simultaneous-play wargame with a classic feel and a reaction system to allow mid-turn adjustments to strategy. Aside from covering the most famous conqueror in all of history, Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great also presents the wargamer with a unique miniatures-oriented feel with graphics of hand-drawn, individually adorned soldiers.