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iGames Announces Unveiling Of 'Savage' At E3

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground-breaking publisher iGames Publishing, LLC will reveal its highly anticipated, genre-busting title Savage: The Battle for Newerth™ at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in May, 2003. Developed by iGames’ sister company, S2 Games, LLC., Savage is the first-ever real-time-strategy-shooter (RTSS), combining a complete first-person shooter and a complete real-time strategy game into one innovative online gaming experience. iGames will demonstrate Savage at booth #2466, in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Win Tickets To 20th Century Fox's Premiere Of 'X-Men 2' Movie

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What could be better than walking the red carpet next to your favorite X-Men character? This week, Activision, Inc. will unleash a national radio promotion that will offer eight lucky grand prize winners the experience of a lifetime - a trip for two to the "X2" feature film premiere in Hollywood, CA. on April 28, 2003. The promotion, "The Hunt for X2 Wolverine's Revenge," which began this week, will run in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Boston, Atlanta and Dallas and use the synergy of popular radio stations, select retail locations, participating malls, concerts, sporting events and local clubs to promote this unique contest that offers one winner and a guest from each city an all expense paid trip to Los Angeles.

Casting Call For Disney's 'Extreme Skate Adventure'

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It is the kid version of the American dream and after a month-long nationwide casting call search Activision, Inc. has cast the "Extreme Skate Crew" - 10 lucky kids who will become a part of the company's upcoming Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure skateboarding game. The next phase of this unique casting search begins today through April 30 as consumers nationwide can log on to the official Extreme Skate Adventure website to view the "Extreme Skate Crew" and choose one boy and one girl from the group who will become Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure's "Super Stars" with starring roles and special prizes.

'American Conquest: Fight Back' Revealed

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The name of the official add-on to CDV's real time strategy hit American Conquest has been confirmed - American Conquest: Fight Back! The add-on will be released in Germany on May 30, 2003. The international release dates have yet to be announced. You'll be able to play American Conquest: Fight Back! without the original game. The new game will feature a complete new battle mode as well as five new nations. There are also 10 single player and multiplayer maps for the new battle mode, 50 new units and 25 new missions in eight campaigns. It's clearly a must-have for all American Conquest fans! (thanks Voodoo).

'Pro Race Driver' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's going to take all your courage, all your skill and all your driving passion to take Ryan from rookie to a world-beating race driver, in this first-of-its-kind cinematic thrill-ride of a game. Power slide around the opposition, face your challenges head-on, cheer the successes and mourn the losses, but above all of these WIN. Codemasters has released a new patch to bring your 'Pro Race Driver' (aka Toca Race Driver) retail game to v1.1_120 improving multiplayer stability over LAN/Internet, enhancing s force feedback on wheel controllers and expanding the amount of players to 12. Read more for details and download links ...

DreamCatcher Announces 'SuperPower 2'

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Interactive today announced a deal to publish SuperPower 2 for the PC. Created by GolemLabs, the game is expected to ship in late 2004. SuperPower 2 gives gamers ‘God-like’ powers as they seek world domination. The game demands intelligence, political-savvy and a touch of guile to succeed! With the addition of multiplayer support, the game also brings a new edge to the genre. SuperPower 2 further improves on the original with new 3D graphics, improved missions and a wickedly intelligent A.I.

'Golden Sun: The Lost Age' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the climatic ending of Golden Sun, Isaac and his companions fought a fierce battle at the top of the Venus lighthouse. Despite claiming victory, they weren't able to keep the lighthouse from being ignited, and a tremendous explosion followed. The Lost Age picks up where Golden Sun left off, with characters from the original game regrouping to prevent the destruction of their world. The plot has countless twists and turns as the group grows ever closer to releasing alchemy-with all its potential benefits and perils-on the land.

'Priest' Is Coming To North America

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JC Entertainment's massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) and a horror-action PC title, Priest, is coming to North America. Priest is a multiplayer, head-to-head combat game that introduces controversial themes in a Wild West setting. It is an action-horror RPG that creates a grim and gruesome ambiance while providing a healthy dose of gory, violent action. In a departure from the scores of medieval fantasy games, Priest is set in the midst of a lost land of the American Wild Western Frontier. Priest follows the trials of Ivan Isaacs, a disillusioned former priest who sold his soul to battle the evil fallen archangel, Temozarela. Combining elements of both classic simulation and action games, Priest introduces a unique player vs. player/NPC structure and item/pet fusion system to create an FPS-like role-playing game in an entirely new genre.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Sphinx And The Shadow Of Set' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Sphinx And The Shadow Of Set' (previously known just as "Sphinx") is an enchanting adventure filled with mystery, action and a deep, compelling storyline. The game is set in an entirely original universe that is styled upon ancient Egypt where players will embark on an epic quest exploring new worlds, uncovering dark secrets, interacting with hundreds of fantastic creatures and discovering new abilities. Traveling the world via magic portals to foil the evil plans of Set, players will guide Sphinx on a journey requiring all his wits, agility and special powers in an attempt to find the stolen mystical crowns of Egypt. Read more for some new screens & character art...