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'NHL 2005' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 6:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA SPORTS lights it up in the 13th season of world championship hockey with EA SPORTS NHL 2005. Delivering top shelf gameplay that captures the speed, finesse, and lighting-fast flow of pro hockey, NHL 2005 challenges gamers of all skill levels to lace up their skates and take command of the open ice.

'Brothers In Arms' (Xbox/PC) Receives Combat Veterans Endorsement

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced an endorsement from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Foundation for Gearbox Software's Brothers in Arms video game. The VFW Foundation ensures that the legacy of combat veterans is protected and nurtured, and provides support to American troops, veterans and their families. Available on Xbox and PC in Fall 2004, Brothers in Arms will immerse players in the historic invasion of Normandy during World War II - with unparalleled imagery, authenticity, sound, and gameplay.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 4:29 p.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 :

'Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone is an action adventure game set in the popular D&D world created by Wizards of the Coast. Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone will place players in the middle of a heated battle between two demonic armies set to overrun the world of Faerun. Check out these new screens showing off the new particle based graphic system PAGFAST (Proprietary Ambient Glow and Focus Adjustment Shader Technology).

Thief: Deadly Shadows - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive has released the demo for ION Storm's stealth/action game Thief: Deadly Shadows. This demo features a tutorial and the first mission of the game. Read more for download links ...

'Knights Of Honor' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. A unique Knight-management system will offer you brand new possibilities to enhance your personal strategy.

'The Suffering' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that the PC version of Midway's hit action horror title The Suffering ships to retail stores in North America. The Suffering combines a chilling storyline with third person action and adventure to create one of the most frightening and horrifying experiences available on the PC.

'Temple of Elemental Evil' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released the long promised update patch for Troika's RPG Temple of Elemental Evil. This upgrade brings your retail game to v2.0 and adresses several bugs/crashes and balance tweaks (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...

'Besieger' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that is has shipped Besieger for PC in North America. Besieger is a real-time 3D strategy set in a medieval fantasy world in which rival players wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. Gamers conquer factions of Ogres, Werewolves and Centaurs and smash their way into the enemy’s heavily defended Citadels, while in turn defending their own domains. An official Besieger demo is expect June 3rd.

'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 28, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that their 3rd-person action Psi-Thriller has gone gold. Levitating to store shelves on June 14th, Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy provides gamers with ground-breaking gameplay elements, melding 6 different Psi powers with a traditional arsenal of weapons. Showcasing stellar graphics and one of the most innovative physics engines to date, Psi-Ops delivers a refreshing take on the action/adventure genre.