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'Transformers' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The year is 2010 and the war for supremacy between the Autobots and Decepticons continues. On Earth, a group of kids find a Transformer ship that crash landed long before the dawn of mankind. Accidentally, they activate the ship's long-dormant cargo of Mini-cons, not knowing that the Autobots and Decepticons once schemed to keep this ship and its payload from ever being found. Read more for 40+ new screens...

'Call of Duty: United Offensive' - Developer Chat

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acitivsion sent out notice that GameSpy is hosting a chat with Gray Matter today about Call of Duty: United Offensive. "On Thursday, April 29th, 2004, 2004 at :00 p.m. PST, 8:00 p.m. EST, GameSpy Arcade is pleased to welcome the Gray Matter Developers Team (Gray Matter Studios, makers of Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Kingpin, and Quake II: The Reckoning) into the Call of Duty lobby (Death Match) for an exclusive Chat their upcoming release." More details, where to go and what to do can be found right here.

'Far Cry' Mod Support Channel Launched

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced the launch of the mod section within the official Far Cry community site hosted by Ubi.com. Far Cry (PC, Rated-M, $39.99 MSRP) features the intuitive Sandbox Editor, a powerful tool that allows users to create new Far Cry levels and mods. The CryENGINE technology which the game and editor are based on allows for the easiest, most user-friendly map-editing tools ever created.

New Publisher 'O-3 Entertainment' Formed

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 12:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today game industry veteran Bill Gardner revealed the formation of his new publishing and distribution company, O-3 Entertainment. The company intends to bring high caliber independently developed games to a variety of gaming platforms, including PC, Playstation 2, Xbox, GameCube and WiFi/mobile through a unique game publishing model.

Juiced (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. Read more for new screens...

'Massive Assault Network' - Bonus Planet Available

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming.net releases new planet for its online strategy game Massive Assault Network. The planet's name is Crateus - it features a giant crater tightly packed with countries. In the center of the crater there is always-neutral high-economy country, and its conquest will be the main objective for both rivaling sides in World Wars. Crateus was designed with live player deathmatches in mind, and it will open up new dimensions of Massive Assault Network's Secret Ally-based warfare. You can download the new planet here...

'LEGO Knights' Kingdom' (GBA) Announced

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that LEGO Knights' Kingdom for the Game Boy Advance is in development for worldwide release. LEGO Knights' Kingdom is an action-packed arcade adventure game based on the LEGO Knights' Kingdom line of toys. LEGO Knights' Kingdom, the next title under a multi-title exclusive publishing agreement between LEGO Interactive and THQ, is scheduled to ship this fall.

'Spy Fiction' (PS2) Enhancements Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios Inc. today revealed significant upgrades exclusive to its North American release of "Spy Fiction." "Spy Fiction" is a fully 3D, action-oriented stealth game, introducing all-new gadgets and game elements designed to keep game play in high gear. Read more for details & screens...

Majesco Signs 'Guilty Gear X2 #Reload' (Xbox)

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The popular fighting franchise, Guilty Gear X2 #Reload, makes it's debut on the Xbox this summer, courtesy of Majesco. Developed by ARC System Works, Guilty Gear X2 #Reload features Xbox Live support, offering players head-to-head competition, real-time global rankings, and community support of voice and friends.

Far Cry - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has revealed that they are working on a new patch for CryTek's recently released FPS Far Cry. The new update patch will bring your retail game to v1.2 and crease running speed by 15% (and it will last 30% longer as well), network improvements, and it will also address various game crashes & multiplayer issues. Read more for detailed fix list ...