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'Worms Forts: Under Siege' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 8:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As commander of up to four fort-dwelling worms, you direct your garrison to quickly construct defenses then build weapons of mass destruction to destroy your opponents' fortifications! With a touch of skill, catapult or canon and some crazy Worms attitude, battle your way to victory through eras and mythologies. Team 17's Worms Forts Under Siege is coming to PC, PS2 and Xbox in Q4 2004. Check out the freshly launched website or read more for some new screens ...

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' Beta Test Announced

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Atari betatest website has word of an upcoming Shadow Ops: Red Mercury beta test for the PC version of the Unreal powered military shooter. Set in the near future, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a gritty, real-world first-person shooter (FPS) in which the player fills the combat boots of an elite Delta Force operative. Featuring the high production values of a blockbuster Hollywood action/thriller, Shadow Ops: Red Mercury is a cinematic, action-oriented experience aimed at capturing and recreating the thrills of major Hollywood action films. Shadow Ops: Red Mercury. Beta sign-ups will begin on 7/6, so head on over to the betatest website.

'Tribes: Vengeance' - Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Tribes: Vengeance's single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of other, interrelated stories that are unfolding behind-the-scenes. In addition, gamers are given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters. Check out these new screens ...

'Spider-Man 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 7:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the highly anticipated movie sequel from Columbia Pictures and Marvel Entertainment, "Spider-Man 2" allows players to swing into action as the famous "web-slinger" and protect the city of Manhattan from Doc Ock and his evil minions. Read more for some new screens...

'Empire Earth 2' - Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Mad Doc Software and due for release in the first half of 2005, Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.

'Middle-Earth Online' - Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the far corners of Middle-earth, new adventures come forth to face the growing evil in the East. The forces of Mordor are mobilizing as the Nazg├╝l hunt for the One Ring. Read more to check some screens ...

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 6:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide and its games are considered collector items. Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is scheduled for release on next-generation consoles and the PC in late 2004.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 6:46 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 :

Ground Control II: Operation Exodus - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi has released the Ground Control II: Operation Exodus multiplayer demo featuring two tutorial missions, three online multiplayer maps and one single player map from the previously released single player demo. The demo also provides an introduction to Massgate, Massive Entertainments proprietary gaming lobby, where gamers can host games, join on current games and chat with other Ground Control II gamers from across the globe. Read more for download links ...

'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Rainier on June 8, 2004 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Restricted Area is an action-based roleplaying game with realtime combat, which combines a fascinating gameplay similar to Diablo 2 with innovative technology, tactic-shooter elements and a dark future scenario. Read more for a few new screens ...