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DreamCatcher Announces 'SuperPower 2'

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Interactive today announced a deal to publish SuperPower 2 for the PC. Created by GolemLabs, the game is expected to ship in late 2004. SuperPower 2 gives gamers ‘God-like’ powers as they seek world domination. The game demands intelligence, political-savvy and a touch of guile to succeed! With the addition of multiplayer support, the game also brings a new edge to the genre. SuperPower 2 further improves on the original with new 3D graphics, improved missions and a wickedly intelligent A.I.

'Golden Sun: The Lost Age' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the climatic ending of Golden Sun, Isaac and his companions fought a fierce battle at the top of the Venus lighthouse. Despite claiming victory, they weren't able to keep the lighthouse from being ignited, and a tremendous explosion followed. The Lost Age picks up where Golden Sun left off, with characters from the original game regrouping to prevent the destruction of their world. The plot has countless twists and turns as the group grows ever closer to releasing alchemy-with all its potential benefits and perils-on the land.

'Priest' Is Coming To North America

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JC Entertainment's massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) and a horror-action PC title, Priest, is coming to North America. Priest is a multiplayer, head-to-head combat game that introduces controversial themes in a Wild West setting. It is an action-horror RPG that creates a grim and gruesome ambiance while providing a healthy dose of gory, violent action. In a departure from the scores of medieval fantasy games, Priest is set in the midst of a lost land of the American Wild Western Frontier. Priest follows the trials of Ivan Isaacs, a disillusioned former priest who sold his soul to battle the evil fallen archangel, Temozarela. Combining elements of both classic simulation and action games, Priest introduces a unique player vs. player/NPC structure and item/pet fusion system to create an FPS-like role-playing game in an entirely new genre.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Sphinx And The Shadow Of Set' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Sphinx And The Shadow Of Set' (previously known just as "Sphinx") is an enchanting adventure filled with mystery, action and a deep, compelling storyline. The game is set in an entirely original universe that is styled upon ancient Egypt where players will embark on an epic quest exploring new worlds, uncovering dark secrets, interacting with hundreds of fantastic creatures and discovering new abilities. Traveling the world via magic portals to foil the evil plans of Set, players will guide Sphinx on a journey requiring all his wits, agility and special powers in an attempt to find the stolen mystical crowns of Egypt. Read more for some new screens & character art...

'Warship Gunner' (PS2) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“The company’s P.T.O. series of Naval games has received critical acclaim. We are pleased to continue KOEI’s long-standing tradition of providing consumers with the finest Naval Combat games,” said Amos Ip, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at KOEI Corporation. “Gamers will encounter a variety of scenarios, and will have unprecedented real-time navigation and firing control to deal with the constantly changing battle conditions. We believe gamers will enjoy the fearsome power of actively building and controlling their own naval gunship.” KOEI Corporation today provided a briefing on plans for the North American release of Warship Gunner, exclusively for the PS2. Read more for additional details & screens!

'Burnout 2: Point of Impact' (Xbox) Developer's Cut - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 9:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In less than three weeks Xbox owners will finally get what they've been asking for, Burnout 2: Point of Impact. Not only will the award winning arcade racer be making its way onto Xbox, but the Xbox version will be packed to the gills with additional content. Criterion, the developers of the Burnout franchise have coined the Xbox version of Burnout 2: Point of Impact their 'Developer's Cut'. The Xbox version has been pushed to the limit and filled with exclusive content. Read more to find out details & added screens ...

X2 Movie Pass When You Order 'X2 Wolverine's Revenge'

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 8:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Consumers can receive a complimentary movie pass to Twentieth Century Fox's upcoming "X2" feature film, based on Marvel Comics top selling comic book franchise The X-Men, when they either pre-order or purchase Activision, Inc.'s highly anticipated X2 Wolverine's Revenge at participating North American retail outlets nationwide including Best Buy, Circuit City, Electronics Boutique, Future Shop Canada, GameStop, Kay Bee Toys, Musicland, Target, Toys 'R Us Canada and Wal-Mart Stores.

'Hunter The Reckoning : Redeemer' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 8:05 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. In Hunter: The Reckoning - Redeemer, the hunt continues as a new Hunter joins the original team of 4 in their fight to save the citizens of Ashcroft from a twisted plot to take over the innocent town. Players battle against hordes of supernatural enemies in single-or multi-player mode - they do whatever it takes to get the job done.

S2 Games Launches New 'Savage' Website

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 7:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 Games has launched a brand new web site for its upcoming multiplayer PC game SAVAGE: The Battle for Newerth. Gamers can visit >the newly launched Savage 2 website to view updated game information, download screenshots, and to sign up for the beta-test. The new site now boasts a gameplay section including a full description of the Human Race with a tech tree, units, buildings, items and weapons. Additionally, the site describes how Commanders and Warriors will communicate in the ground-breaking new genre of RTSS where there is real-time communication between a team’s Commander and his Warriors.