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

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 1:21 p.m. PST | 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.

'Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne' (PS2) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc., announced today that, Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne, a game in the best-selling role-playing series from Japan, will debut in North American on the PlayStation2 and will ship to retailers in the fall of 2004. Read more for details & screens...

'Iron Phoenix' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 11:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Iron Phoenix" is the title is the first ever 16 -player fighting game, introducing a new genre to online games as a squad-based kung-fu brawler. "Iron Phoenix" is slated for release on Xbox in Holiday 2004 and is not yet rated. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Onslaught Bonus Map Pack

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Epic has released a Bonus Map Pack for UT2004 featuring two additional maps taking massive Onslaught battles to new planets. ONS-Ascendancy and ONS-Aridoom transport you to Tarydium crystal mines and age-old mesas littered with tank shells (thanks Gamespot). Unlike other versions, ours works for ALL platforms, not just WinXP, just extract it and you are good to go (thanks Andy). Read more for download links ...

'Chaos League' - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Chaos League is a fantasy sports game in which teams of nine players compete in a brutal field sport. Controlled using a real time strategy interface, the object of the game is simple: put the ball in the opponent's end-zone. The rules are equally simple: do it any way you can. And if that includes issuing commands such as 'stamp', 'facial kick' or 'ball of fire'... well, so be it. Just as long as you win. Digital Jesters has just been launched the official 'Chaos League' website, or check out our recent Chaos League preview ..

'Galleon' (Xbox) - Trailer & Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Galleon can be summed up in a single phrase: "The Voyages Of Sinbad". The game is set across six unique islands that will take the player from the bustling port of Ackbah to islands populated with giant monsters, evil slave lords and of course damsels in distress in a story of intrigue, magic, love, obsession and revenge. Read more to check a new batch of screens or download the new trailer.

Midway Reveals 'Psi-Ops' (PS2/Xbox) Pre-Order Program

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 8:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. today announced their official pre-order campaign for Psi-Ops. Consumers can now pre-order Psi-Ops and get a copy of the acclaimed Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance for free.

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 3:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. Check out some new screens...

'EARTH 2160' - Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 3:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EARTH 2160 is an RTS game based on the popular and successful EARTH series. Including single and multiplayer modes. The game uses the latest Earth III engine, giving an as yet unseen level of detail, only limited by the hardware used. A native T&L rendering module supports per pixel shaders and bone calculation directly on advanced graphic cards. Read more for some new screens ...

'Spartan' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 3:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Slitherine Strategies has released a singleplayer demo for their strategy game Spartan, featuring 30 turns (2.5 years of gameplay), no save option, limited number of units, buildings & playable ethnic groups available, 3 tutorials and 1 quickstart mission (you can query the 8 main game mission to "read" their info). Spartan focuses on one of the most influential civilisations in the history of mankind – the Ancient Greeks, and allows players to choose from 100 nations to lead to victory, including Sparta. Read more for download links ...