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'Crash Bandicoot: TwinSanity' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Traveller’s Tales, the new action platformer reveals a hilarious storyline that showcases the creative input of award-winning animation filmmaker Jordan Reichek of Perky Pickle Studios and introduces innovative features, including the ingenious pairing of Crash with his longtime nemesis Dr. Cortex in an unprecedented new dual gameplay mechanic. 'Crash Bandicoot: TwinSanity' is set to ship in Q3 2004 for the PS2 and Xbox. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Cuban Missile Crisis' - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C and G5 Software companies will develop a new 3D RTS on motives of the 'Cuban Missile Crisis' (previously known as Caribbean Crisis). Game engine will be a modified Blitzkrieg engine. But game will not carry a historical reliability, in this Caribbean crisis the USSR and the USA will exchange nuclear attacks. In game there will be 4 campaigns: for the USSR, France, Germany, China, the USA and Great Britain. Read more for a few screens ...

'Pikmin 2' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Captain Olimar has returned to marshall new colors of Pikmin in a wild, open-ended adventure—and this time, he's brought an assistant. Read more to check some new Pikmin 2 screens ...

'Roma Victor' - Logo Competition

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RedBedlam, developer of the upcoming historically authentic MMORPG Roma Victor, has announced an open logo design competition for the eagerly awaited title. RedBedlam continues its community-centric approach to MMO game development and this logo competition ideally promotes the company's focus to include the Roma Victor's enthusiastic and growing community at every stage of the development process. Readm ore for details ...

'Hitman: Contracts' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspenseful missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect hit and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases Hitman's 'work' in brutal detail and brings new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen.

'Conan: The Dark Axe' (NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | 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. Read more for 40+ new screens...

'Need for Speed Underground 2' Revealed

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German fan site NFS-Planet has a transcript of a community chat with EA Assistant Producer Scott Nielsen in where he confirms the next NFS title will be NFS Underground 2. During the chat he revealed several details on what to expect in the sequel such as : possibility for replay and observer/spectator mode, better online/cheat security, most likely no track editor, larger amount of online slots (NFS:U only had 4), better and more realistic physics, an expanded car list, option to turn off collisions, overhaul of the chat system/interface, better damage model. More info and the first screens are expected to be released at E3.

'Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone ' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone is an action adventure game set in the popular D&D world created by Wizards of the Coast. Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone will place players in the middle of a heated battle between two demonic armies set to overrun the world of Faerun. The intense story setting in Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone will highlight the game's use of an enhanced version of Stormfront's powerful game engine, allowing for greatly improved graphics, faster gameplay and even more intelligent enemies.

'Forgotten Stories: Echoes of Destiny' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Argentinian developer Oniric Games has released a demo for their 3D RPG 'Forgotten Stories: Echoes of Destiny'. The demo is nothing but a fragment from the beginning of this game where the player will be able to control two of the characters and solve a little introductory adventure. Besides, they'll be able to experience or original battle system and will have the opportunity of upgrading their characters by means of our unique evolution system. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News