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'City of Heroes' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation announces that City of Heroes has reached gold master status in North America and will soon be on its way to retailers in the United States and Canada. The company also announces that all customers who purchase the City of Heroes pre-order box and register their account will have a three-day head start in the game over customers who purchase the game on or after the launch date. The official launch date for City of Heroes is April 28.

'Lineage II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation announces that Lineage II has reached gold master status in North America and will soon be on its way to retailers in the United States and Canada. The official launch date for Lineage II will be April 28.

Play Golf Indoors With 'QMotions-Golf'

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

QMotions, Inc. announced today that QMotions-Golf, an Indoor Golf Simulation System that offers players state-of-the-art highly accurate, ‘full-motion’ interactive involvement in popular golf games for Windows, is now available. QMotions-Golf can be used at home, in the office, or on a business trip -- just about anywhere, anytime. Read more for details ...

'Atari' & 'Universal Motown Records' To Promote 'Transformers' (PS2)

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Highlighting the entertainment industry relationships that have become its hallmark, Atari, Inc. today announced an ongoing cross promotional collaboration with Universal Motown Records Group, which will tie-in ReAlign/Universal's hot new band, DROPBOX, with Atari's highly anticipated TRANSFORMERS video game for the PlayStation2, based on Hasbro, Inc.'s popular TRANSFORMERS brand.

'The Matrix Online' Uses AOL IM

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just because you enter "The Matrix" doesn't mean you have to lose touch with your friends anymore. America Online and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on Monday said the popular AOL Instant Messenger service would be embedded in the upcoming video game "The Matrix Online."

'Painkiller' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that Painkiller, one of the most anticipated Windows shooters of 2004, is now available at major retailers across North America. Painkiller puts gamers in the role of Daniel Garner, an unfortunate victim of a fatal car accident now trapped in a dark and sinister world somewhere between Heaven and Hell. To find his salvation, Garner must fight through more than 50 species of Hell’s wildest incarnations in an attempt to stop an imminent Unholy War.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'King Of Fighters: Maximum Impact' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2004 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'KOF: Maximum Impact' will feature the most popular KOF characters such as Terry Bogard and Kyo Kusanagi all rendered in 3D. The game will also feature several brand new characters to the franchise and a wide assortment of detailed battlegrounds and fighting maneuvers. check out the new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2004 @ 3:10 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 :

  • True Crime: Streets Of L.A. - Trailer (2)
  • Lagsters - Trailer
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - Trailer
  • Telladar Chronicles: Decline - Trailer


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

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2004 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Jade Empire" is set in a new fantastical world based on mythical China, where sinister events have upset the peaceful harmony of an isolated martial arts school. Featuring furious action previously found only in Hong Kong cinema, the game lets players master more than 30 fighting styles and a wide range of mystical powers as they embark on a perilous journey, stretching from the Land of Howling Spirits to the lush gardens of the Imperial City.