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by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 3:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Northland' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 15, 2004 @ 2:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The story begins where the plot of "Cultures 2 - The Gates of Asgard" ended. After perilous adventures, our four heroes defeated the Midgard serpent and thus saved the world. A great celebration began and everyone was happy and content. But everything has to come to an end sometime, and time to say farewell came faster than our friends wanted.

'Drakengard' (PS2) Coming In March - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 8:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix U.S.A., Inc. today announced its first release for 2004, Drakengard for the PlayStation2. Shipping to North American retailers on March 2, 2004, Drakengard is an action-filled game based in a mysterious kingdom overflowing with the discovery of magical beasts and mysteries. Read more for details and screens ...

'Wish' - Last Chance For Beta Test

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 5:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mutable Realms, Inc. today announced the launch of a climactic two-week Story Arc to close out the first phase of Beta of their acclaimed title Wish. The Story Arc has been written by Mutable Realms and will be implemented in cooperation with the Themis Group, and will offer a myriad of live events to the Beta participants.

'Firefighter F.D. 18' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Taking on the role of heroic firefighter, Dean McGregor, players will be drawn into a mysterious search for a dangerous perpetrator responsible for setting deadly fires throughout a sprawling metropolis. In the most action-packed firefighting experience ever created for a videogame console, players will encounter true-to-life simulations of fire, including backdrafts, flashovers and chemical explosions. Only through the use of courage, field experience and high-tech equipment are players able to overcome towering infernos and discover the identity of the arsonist putting the city in peril. 'Firefighter F.D. 18' is expected in stores March 9th 2004, in the meantime read more to check some flaming hot screens ...

'Conan: The Dark Axe' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 2:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different environments and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 2:26 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Jack The Ripper - Trailer (4)

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

Monolith's Jason Hall Joins Warner Bros. Games Group

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Signaling an increased commitment to the fast-growing interactive gaming world, Warner Bros. Entertainment has created Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc. (WBIE) and has named Jason Hall to head its operations as Senior Vice President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The announcement was made today by Kevin Tsujihara, Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Development & Strategy, Warner Bros. Entertainment, and Dan Romanelli, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Consumer Products. WBIE will have a dual reporting relationship to Tsujihara and to Romanelli.

EA And Sony Release 'NFL Street' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Soundtrack

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 1:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and Sony Music Entertainment have jointly announced a cross promotional marketing agreement to support the in-game soundtrack of the upcoming EA game, NFL STREET, which promises to be the most significant yet between a video game publisher and a music label to date. NFL STREET will be available January 15, 2004 on the PlayStation2, GameCube, and the Xbox.

'Champions of Norrath' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 14, 2004 @ 12:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Published by the creators of EverQuest and developed by the team behind Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Champions of Norrath is an Action RPG like none other on the PlayStation 2. Create your own champion, each with unique powers, appearances and skills. Experience an epic adventure filled with powerful action and ominous intrigue. Battle vicious monsters where your mastery of weaponry and spells is the only thing between you and supreme evil.