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'Stronghold 2' - 2 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 9:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stronghold 2 will bring the the castle-sim and siege-warfare RTS series to life in glorious 3D. Stronghold 2 will also offer players a "castle-life" campaign, enhanced multiplayer capability and a new, innovative and exciting single player campaign that will be revealed in the months ahead. Check out these new screens and in-game trailer...

'The Roots' (Xbox/PC) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Roots combines a classic RPG with dynamic gameplay and the fast paced plot characteristic of action-adventure games. The Roots has a complex, multi-threaded storyline and a vast world, which the player discovers whilst traveling with his party, fighting various monsters and living through great adventures.

'Splinter Cell Chaos Theory' (ALL) Sneaks Into Stores

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory is shipping for retail this week and will be available at North American retailers everywhere by March 31st in slightly different iterations for the Xbox, PlayStation2, GameCube and PC, as well as the N-Gage platform, published by Gameloft. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory delivers three amazing types of gaming experiences and stands as one of the biggest video games ever produced.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 8:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - v1.7 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 8:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Fall: Last Days of Gaia is a 3D role-playing game set in a postmodern scenario that takes you to the year 2083. A global catastrophe almost wipes mankind from the face of the earth and you must survive in an inhospitable world. Silver Style has released a new patch bringing your German retail game to v1.7 and adding two dozen new features, the usual gameplay tweaks, and bug fixes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Ritual Entertainment Is Looking To Hire Producer

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 7:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ritual Entertainment is currently looking for a seasoned producer for a multi-platform AAA action title. This is a full time position and will require relocation to our Dallas, TX-based offices, and take care of relation between developer publisher, represent the game/team at trade shows. If you are interested, check more details right here...

'Tomb Raider 7' Announcement Coming Soon

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 3:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos is preparing to announce the newest title in the Tomb Raider franchise is the next few days, as it has just put up a teaser page on the official Tombraider website, saying an announcement is due soon. The website header reveals a possible 'Tomb Raider Legends' name, and the background picture hints at a possible Aztec or Egyptian setting, but thats pure speculation Back in 2004, developer Crystal Dynamicsm who just finished "Project Snowblind," took over the project from Crystal Dynamics and promises to bring the new Lara Croft game back to its roots, and more in line with Ubisoft's Prince of Persia.

'Jak 4', 'Sly 3' And 'Ratchet 4' (PS2) Revealed

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yes you read it right, the newest issue of EGM reveals not one, but three new PS2 titles, all scheduled for fall 2005. Jak & Daxter 4 will be released under the name Jak X, and unlike previous titles in the franchise will be GTA like combat racing game. In Sly 3 you will have to recover Sly's secret family fortune as you visit exotic locations like China, Venice and Australia. This time around you will also be able to play as some of Sly's foes. Ratchet: Deadlocked will be more a squad based title, but the part Clank will play in this title has not yet been disclosed. Read more for additional details ...

'Supremacy: Four Paths to Power' Developer Chat

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is offering gamers a chance to discuss Black Hammer Game’s latest sci-fi strategy title, Supremacy: Four Paths to Power. Players, fans, and on-lookers are all invited to partake in a question/answer session that will start at 3:00 PM Eastern US time, Wednesday, March 30th. The chat will cover any questions players wish to ask. Some hot topics are upcoming patches to the game, the new scenario and map editor, and the future of the Supremacy series. The chat is accessible through the Matrix Games homepage by clicking “Users in Chat” or by going to the Services area found at the top menu.

'Doom 3' (Xbox) - 40 New Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2005 @ 3:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software's terrifying battle with the forces of Hell. A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the UAC's Mars Research Facility leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, players must struggle with shock, fear, and an all-out assault on their senses as they fight their way to Hell and back, in an epic clash against pure evil.