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'Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon' - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 11:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official add-on Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon, throws you in even more dramatic battles of WWII. Burning Horizon offers a huge 18-missions-campaign around General Rommel, giving you the opportunity to play famous battles like Ardennes, Tripolis, Tobruk, El Alamein, Sicily and, of course, Normandy. Furthermore, the add-on contains 8 single missions, with an entire new nation at war: Japan. Read more for some new screens.

'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars' Open Beta Announced

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The hotly-awaited, tactical multiplayer shooter, SÖLDNER – Secret Wars, will be available in the U.S. on the 4th of May and in Europe on the 27th of May”, Gerald Kossär, International Marketing Director, JoWooD Software Productions AG is pleased to announce. In order to steal the crown of this genre, the planned Open Beta, as well as the international marketing and PR campaign have made this date a strategic necessity. REad more for details, no specific date as to when this will kick off is available at the moment...

SEGA Europe Signs 'Seven Samurai 20XX' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA Europe Ltd, today announced an agreement with Sammy Europe Ltd, granting SEGA rights to distribute 'Seven Samurai 20XX' for the PlayStation2 across PAL territories. Seven Samurai 20XX is a third-person 3D action game inspired by Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece 'The Seven Samurai'. Read more for details & screens ....

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

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 11:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari and Stormfront Studios, have announced plans to develop Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone, an action adventure game set in the popular Dungeons & Dragons 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. Read more for screens & details ...

'Namco' Signs Agreement To Publish First 'Flagship Studios' Title

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. and recently formed game developer, Flagship Studios, announced today that the two companies have entered a publishing agreement to bring Flagship's first PC game to market. Flagship Studios was founded in July 2003, by the creators of Diablo, one of the best-selling PC game franchises of all time.

'Postal 2: Share The Pain' Finally Coming To Europe

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

hell-tech, a Greek publishing and distribution company is committed to getting the game on retail shelves throughout Europe. "We're offering European gamers an experience that will have them laughing out loud at the sheer madness of using a cat as a silencer on the end of a gun!" explained hell-tech's Christos T. Like a medieval black plague spreading across Europe (except this one will cause controversy rather than death...), POSTAL 2: Share The Pain will be released on 16th APRIL 2004 to an eager gaming market looking for that something extra in their first person shooter! Were else can a shovel be a weapon of choice...?

'World Championship Snooker 2004' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Taking the baize battles out of your living room and into the competitive online gaming arena, World Championship Snooker 2004 is the new player in Codemasters' best-selling, definitive snooker game series and will launch this summer for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. World Championship Snooker 2004 introduces an online competitive play mode on all platforms, allowing players to go head-to-head with a live opponent and play as any one of the 30 plus professional players.

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage. Read more for some new screens...

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BioWare is currently developing Jade Empire exclusively for Xbox and wile not many details are available, today we are getting the first screens. BioWare, whose publishing relationship with Microsoft was announced one year ago at the Microsoft press event X02 in New York, has most recently been recognized for the smash hit Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. More information about Jade Empire will be revealed in Japan at the Tokyo Game Show, starting tomorrow, in the meantime check these new screens ...

Take 2 Signs 'Kohan II: Kings of War'

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gathering announced today that it will be publishing Kohan II: Kings of War for the PC, expected for release this Summer. TimeGate Studios delivers a breathtaking world of magical splendour, heroic deeds, and fearsome enemies with Kohan II: Kings of War, a fantasy-based real-time strategy game. Presented in beautifully rendered 3D, Kohan II: Kings of War allows gamers to lay siege to enemy cities, explore fantastic realms, fight strange creatures, and build a world-spanning empire.