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'Amped 2' (Xbox) - Free Downloadable Content

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Amped 2," part of the new XSN Sports brand, is the ultimate freestyle snowboarding experience offering gamers an expanded library of tricks and a smooth new "tricking" style. Microsoft just let us know that new courses for Amped 2 are now available via Xbox Live download today. The download, entitled Slopestyle, features three new courses: Sky, Pioneer and Slopestyle 2003. Go check them out ...

'The Political Machine' Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 2:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stardock Entertainment, the makers of award-winning strategy games, announced The Political Machine today. The Political Machine is a strategy game in which players take on the role of campaign manager for a US Presidential candidate. Read more for details ...

'Crimson Sea 2' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 2:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation today announced that 'Crimson Sea 2' for the PlayStation2 is making its world debut, and is shipping to retail outlets throughout North America. The game will ship to Japanese retailers on April 15th, 2004

'Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee is a humorous action racing game that combines a mission-based adventure and arena-style driving. The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee will be available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox in October 2004. Read more for the first few screens ...

'Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore and Monte Cristo Games today announced that Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps has shipped to retail stores in North America.

'Syberia II' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MC2-Microids announced today the release of the epic adventure game, Syberia II for the PC in North America. Syberia II takes our heroine Kate Walker on a dashing journey through four majestic worlds to the mythical Syberia, land of the forgotten mammoths, in the latest adventure from renowned artist Benoit Sokal.

'Dead Mans Hand' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 1:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a demo for Human Head Games' Western based FPS Dead Man's Hand. This demo features the FULL game, which can be unlocked by purchasing a license key, but if not it will let you play for 2 hours in demo mode (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

SCi's Financial Result Reveals New Products...

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today UK publisher SCi disclosed their latest finanical update and apart from the fact they booked a smaller loss than expected (these days that seems to be a good thing), it also reveals a few new products for fiscal year 2005/2006. SCi has enter a publishing deal with Rebellion for a new PS2/Xbox action title, Rogue Trooper, based on a 2000AD comic book. The results also reveal that while Conflict: Vietnam is still in development, Pivotal is already at work on a fourth title in the franchise. Read more for additional details ...

'TOCA Race Driver 2 - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Race Driver 2 will provide gamers the most diverse and thrilling range of motor sports ever seen in one game. Designed as the definitive racing experience, the game will feature complete PC online functionality. This single-player TOCA Race Driver 2 demo puts you in the driving seat of three of the game's 35 cars (Jaguar E-Type, the AMG Mercedes CLK and the HRT Holden Commodore VY), and lets you rip it up around Brands Hatch Indy, Hockenheimring and Phillip Island circuits. Read more for download links ...

'Pathologic' Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pathologic is a unique example of a dramatic game, which directly affects the player's state of mind. Featuring a bizarre combination of first-person game, role-playing features, non-linear plot and real time flow, three unique campaigns and multiple endings. Read more for details and the first screens ...