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'Madden NFL 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a new patch for their latest edition in the footbal sim franchise Madden NFL 2004. Last patch was merely a roster update, this (bigger) patch adresses some gfx card issues, controller problems and various crash fixes. Read more for details and download links ...

'The Sims Makin' Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 2:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brace Yourselves! Your Sims have Magic! In this supernatural edition, Sims are granted magical powers with the ability to cast spells that are playful or deviant. Players can venture to an all-new magical, carnival-themed destination, experience exciting new gameplay, gain over 150 new items, and encounter a whole new cast of quirky characters in this powerful pack of magical high jinx. Check the new magical screens ...

'Beyond Good & Evil' (PS2/PC/NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 2:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the truth and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds. Check these spiffy new screens ...

'Knightshift' - Update Patch & Voice Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 1:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zuxxez has released a voicemod for Reality Pump Studios' recently released RTS/RPG KnightShift (aka Once Upon A Knight). This MOD installs the complete English voiceovers and dialogs (Campaigns and RPG) and also update the retail v1.00 to v1.01, supporting a new audio compression. Read more for download links ...

'NBA JAM' (Xbox) Gets Downloadable Content - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA Jam brings the "in your face" highlights of NBA play to life with over the top, arcade-style 3-on-3 basketball featuring spectacular high-flying dunks, ankle-breaking crossovers and "get that outta here" blocks!

'Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames Publishing today announced that the highly anticipated PC game Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi has gone gold. The first person shooter-survival horror game will thrust players into a den of bloodthirsty vampires where intrepid adventurers must use their wits as well as the classic weapons of vampire lore…holy water, wooden stakes and more, to defeat the fanged horrors. Developed by the Swedish studio, Idol FX, the game will be released for PC on October 20th in time for Halloween.

'Railroad Tycoon 3' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Railroad Tycoon 3 offers a fully realised 3D gaming world, scaling from eye in the sky views of entire continents down to incredibly detailed close-ups of beautifully modelled locomotives, buildings and landscapes. Take 2 has issued a brief Q&A with PopTop's Franz Felsl, read more to check it out (including some new screens)!

Monster 4x4: Masters of Metal (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready to pilot the world's most powerful trucks and go head-to-head in pulse-pounding off-road competitions. Whether you're grinding through mud pits in Louisiana, crunching up cliffs in California, or smashing up trees to make the ride a little bumpier for they guy behind you, keep your eyes on the prize: cash you earn on the circuit goes to buy new trucks and build up your ultimate Monster machine. Read more for some new screens!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:55 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 :

  • Crash Nitro Kart - Trailer
  • Deus Ex: Invisible War- Trailer
  • Maximum Chase - Trailer
  • Monster Hunter - TGS Trailer
  • Call Of Duty - 'Brothers' Trailer

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

'Rome: Total War' Set To Conquer The World In Fall 2004

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that Rome: Total War, the latest installment in The Creative Assembly's award-winning Total War series, is on schedule for a fall 2004 release. The highly acclaimed game took the industry by storm when it debuted at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo earning the highest accolade, a "Best of E3 2003" award for Best Strategy Game. The title was also lauded by industry leader Computer Gaming World magazine as a "landmark strategy/wargame" and received "Best Games of E3" accolades from PC Gamer, Computer Gaming World, GameSpot and GameSpy. Next fall, gamers will hail the golden age of antiquity as they command massive armies in a bid to rewrite history.