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'Mafioso' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mafioso is an upcoming real time action-strategy game, based on activities of actual modern crime organizations. During the Campaign you will embody either the leader of a small crew of Italian-origin mobsters, Japanese Yakuza members or Russian Redfellas. Mafioso is an original RTS Crime SIM with Indoor Action and cRPG elements. Real Power can't be given. It must be taken! Read more for details and screens ...

'UEFA EURO 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In EURO 2004 mode players can play as any of the 51 European nations. Players can arrange and play friendly matches against other nations or play through the tournament going from qualifying, to playoffs and into the finals. In addition to tracking injuries and suspensions, a new dynamic morale system will track players' morale, which will fluctuate based on individual and team performances and affect player abilities on the field. Read more for some new screens ...

'Legends of Wrestling: Showdown' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Legends of Wrestling: Showdown is the exclusive supercard of the immortals! Battle through the annals of time clashing with the greatest grapplers to set foot in the squared circle. Create dream matches, unlock classic feuds and travel down the path of pain in the first-ever era-based career mode to see if you have what it takes to beat the icons of professional wrestling! Read more to check out new screens ..

'Sonic Advance 3' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 12:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few weeks ago THQ Inc. announced that it had entered into an exclusive multi-title Nintendo Game Boy Advance co-publishing agreement with SEGA Europe Ltd. THQ will co-publish three titles based on the popular Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, including Sonic Pinball Party, Sonic Battle, and Sonic Advance 3. Read more for some new screens ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. Check out some new screens (Thanks Jimmy!)

'Colin McRae Rally 04' (Xbox) Races onto Retail Shelves

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced today that its internationally acclaimed rally game, Colin McRae Rally 04, has shipped to North American retail outlets for the Xbox. The title is available at a suggested retail price of $19.99.

'MTX: Motocross' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is taking the inside line to retail stores nationwide with the release of MTX: Mototrax, the fastest, most complete motocross game, and the first to ever take the intense racing action online. Players embark on a quest to become the ultimate MX athlete, using their skills and savvy to beat the pros and up to seven of their friends in motocross, supercross and freestyle competitions.

'Desert Rats Vs. Afrika Korps' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Jesters & Encore have released a multiplayer demo for their RTS Desert Rats Vs. Afrika Korps. The demo features one map, Conquer 1 (which is in the full game, for four players) with the multiplayer modes Occupy all HQs, Kill All Enemies and Occupy 5 HQs. The goal of the map is to capture all the flags, while getting reinforcements for both sides every 3 minutes. Read more for download links ...

'The Matrix Online' - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a virtual, persistent online universe in which millions of players around the globe can participate, The Matrix Online will feature cutting-edge graphics, real-time martial arts combat and a rich storyline that picks up where The Matrix Revolutions, the third chapter in The Matrix film trilogy, leaves off. Currently being developed for the PC by Monolith Productions and EON Entertainment, the company owned by the Wachowski Brothers, creators of The Matrix trilogy...

'Solar' - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'SOLAR' is a new project from Brat Designs (Breed developers) and the first to use the Mercury II engine. Taking place across three theatres of war, The Earth, Moon and Mars, ‘SOLAR’ follows the progress of the Eastern Collective Democracy (ECD) and the United Western Alliance (UWA) as they clash in a decades old struggle for resources. Read more for some new screens ...