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'Worms 3D' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 3:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing to capture the true essence of the game as teams of worms battle across bizarre randomly generated landscapes, or across finely crafted custom-designed levels utilizing an arsenal of devastating weapons. Right after the German demo, the Scandinavian publisher has released the English demo featuring the same map, playable with 2 people on the same computer. UPDATE : Leaked/non-fficial demo removed at request of Team17.

'Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today the Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos expansion pack will be available at a manufacturer's retail price of $19.99 at launch. The expansion for Shadowbane, the critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online (MMO) game for the PC, will begin beta testing soon and will provide fans with an intense, hardcore experience continuing deeper into the realms of darkness. Pending the results of that beta test, Ubisoft expects to release the Shadowbane: The Rise of Chaos this holiday season. Read more for details & the first screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 2:16 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 :

  • Kameo: Elements of Power - Trailer
  • Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow - Trailer


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

'Law And Order II: Double or Nothing' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 2:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Law & Order II: Double or Nothing offers a unique blend of adventure and mystery as it explores the intricate worlds of criminal investigation and legal prosecution. With game play divided between the investigation and trial, the player experiences the storyline from a variety of angles.

'RPM Tuning' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get behind the wheel and be ready to live numerous driving experiences in Los Angeles; choose your car to be fully customized: add loads of new tuning elements either on the body or in the mechanics of your car. Thus its behavior will change and evolve providing you with an always in-evolution sensation and appropriation feeling of your car. Once on the streets, drive freely wherever you want! RPM Tuning is THE authentic car tuning game with great driving and freedom sensations. Read more for a carload of screens ...

'Worms 3D' - German Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing to capture the true essence of the game as teams of worms battle across bizarre randomly generated landscapes, or across finely crafted custom-designed levels utilizing an arsenal of devastating weapons. This demo features one map and is a semi multiplayer demo as it lets 2 people play against eachother on the same keyboard, and of course its in German.

'Cleric' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the rich historical tapestry of sixteenth century Russia, Cleric puts you in the role of a faithless ex-priest in this first person survival horror title for the PC. Cleric will immerse you in a world of rich visuals, strong dramatic story lines, highly interactive characters, and challenging gameplay. The gameplay includes first person real time combat, innovative puzzle solving, and immersive role-playing elements that let you make choices that affect the story’s outcome in surprising ways. Every choice you make will affect the game's ending. Dozens of miracles and curses will allow you to reek havoc on your enemies or even raise them from the dead to fight for you. Historically accurate locations and weapons will make you feel like you're really there.

'Victoria: Empire Under the Sun' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies of the early 19th century to evolve into a fully industrialized Great Power at the dawn of the 20th century! You must make sure that you stay ahead in wealth and strength, and skillfully manage the democratization process without disintegrating. Victoria focus on six different aspects, all interconnected, to provide a deep, yet easily accessible game-play; Diplomacy, Warfare, Economy & Industrialisation, Colonisation, Technological Development and Political Simulation.

'Rise to Honor' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise to Honor is a fast-paced action game developed exclusively for the PS2. Created by Sony Computer Entertainment America’s Foster City Studio in collaboration with worldwide action star Jet Li (Cradle 2 The Grave, The One, Kiss of the Dragon, Lethal Weapon 4), Rise to Honor will immerse players into an action packed story line centered around family, deceit and honor in a chain of dangerous events extending from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Expected Sept 2003 but in the meantime check out these new screens ...

Hunter: The Reckoning Redeemer (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hunter: The Reckoning returns to the Xbox with even more frenetic multi-player action than the original game. Based on the gothic fantasy world of White Wolf's pen and paper RPG system, players act as human monster-hunters combining melee, ranged and spell-driven attacks. Check out the new screens ...