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'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

More 'Interplay' Woes

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 10:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After yesterday's somewhat upbeat message by means of their financial results and revelation of various new titles, it seems all is not well over at Interplay. An article on Gamespot seems to indicate that Interplay is 3 months behind on the rent for their Irvine facilities and are facing eviction if they dont come up with roughly $450,000 in change. Although by now the eviction has expired and since Interplay is still on location, that would indicate something has been resolved.

'Fight Club' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Due out in late 2004, Fight Club, developed by Genuine Games, is set to deliver an intense experience that will combine the characters, settings, artistic style, and story elements from the movie with a realistic fighting system that will appeal to both hardcore and casual gamers. Read more for some new screens ...

'You Are Empty' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"You Are Empty" is a First Person Shooter in a thriller style with some of the Adventure elements. Actions take place into a huge totalitarian Soviet city of 50-60s, in alternative history. You have to play a part of a typical soviet citizen of a severe totalitarian regime. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Ace Combat 5 - Trailer
  • UEFA Euro 2004 - Trailer
  • Transformers - Trailer


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

'City of Heroes' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city. Check out some new screens ...