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'SSX4 ' (PSP/PS2) Revealed

by Rainier on April 11, 2005 @ 2:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The newest issue of GameInformer has the first details from EA's latest skiing/snowboarding game SSX4. In previous titles players never really for the sense they were going as fast as they were, so the new title will put the emphasis on speed. A unique set of animations, grabs, wipeouts and landings are being implemented, as well as the ability to initiate specific Monster tricks. More detailed information will follow shortly, and EA will surely include SSX4 in its E3 lineup.

Various Game Trailers #478

by Rainier on April 11, 2005 @ 1:06 a.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 :

  • Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory - NSA Training #7
  • Empire Earth 2 - Behind the Scenes #4
  • Metronome - Teaser Trailer
  • Jade Empire - Cinema Trailer

'MediEvil' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2005 @ 10:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One hundred years have passed since the evil Sorcerer Zarok was defeated at the Battle of Gallowmere, heroically cut down by a mortally wounded Sir Daniel Fortesque. Or at least, that's what the people were told; in fact poor Sir Dan was a bit of a coward, falling in the very first wave of arrows. Now Zarok has returned, turning day into night, and raising an undead army to conquer the land. As a side effect Dan has also been resurrected... now, he has the chance to defeat Zarok and in death become the hero he never was in life.

'A Vampyre Story' Changes Publishers And Gets Delayed

by Rainier on April 10, 2005 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Autumn Moon Entertainment announced that the company has terminated its relationship with Bad Brain Entertainment, a new entrant in the video game publishing business based in Germany. AME is currently working on its launch title, A Vampyre Story. AME is composed of former Lucas Arts employees and committed to reviving the adventure genre of game for which Lucas was once known (thanks Blues).

'Need for Speed Most Wanted' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on April 10, 2005 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the thrill of illicit street racing and tuner customization with the intensity of strategic police pursuits that rivals any Hollywood-style chase scene, Need for Speed Most Wanted challenges players to become the most notorious and elusive street racer.

'Imperial Glory' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2005 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperial Glory promises to be the most extensive strategy game ever, offering an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes.

Digital Jesters Signs Distribution Agreement With Take Two

by Rainier on April 9, 2005 @ 7:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters, founded by ex-CDV members in 2003, announced that it has reached an agreement with Take-Two to distribute PC games in North America. The games that are part of the agreement will be the first titles Digital Jesters has published in the U.S. Since Digital Jesters is self-publishing Bet on Soldier in North America, we can assume it will be part of the agreement.

'Sly 3: Honor Amongst Thieves' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2005 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. New moves, ability to disguise yourself, and taking control over enemies for a limited amount of time are just a few of the new features.

'Army Racer' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 9, 2005 @ 4:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Army Racer is a new racing game in which you can race with street cars on army-related scenes of 14 nations from all over the world! You select one of 30 characters, start with a shabby little car, then - after winning several races - earns a ton of money, buys new cars, and high performance tuning equipment.

'Asheron's Call: Throne of Destiny' - Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2005 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Asheron's Call: Throne of Destiny, players will experience a new epic story line and participate in a bitter struggle for power. Behind the conflict are the war-like Viamontians and their calculating, ruthless king, Varicci II. Also, powerful figures of Dereth who hid in the shadows in years past will be thrust to the forefront of the burgeoning revolution to help define Dereth's new destiny. The third installment of the original Asheron's Call series will feature an exhaustive amount of new game play to compliment the massive amounts of existing episodic content.