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'Crash Bandicoot' and 'Spyro' (GBA) Ship To Stores

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon have ventured into each other’s worlds to save the universe in a groundbreaking pairing in the latest installments from these top-selling videogame franchises. Vivendi today ships Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto’s Rampage and Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy on the Game Boy Advance.

'Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studios, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow improves upon the most successful Xbox Live game of all time with new single- and multi-player missions, new online modes, split-screen for cooperative gameplay, and a host of new features that maximizes the possibilities of Xbox Live. In fact, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow will be the one of the first games to deliver the new Xbox Live 3.0 features to the gaming community. Read more for 20 new screens...

KumaWar Launches 'Stryker Brigade' Mission - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the revolutionary new online game service that allows players to experience re-creations of real world military events weeks after they occur via advanced gaming technology has launched Samarra Stryker Brigade, the company’s third mission re-created from the military hotspot of Samarra, Iraq. Read more for details & screens.

'Mercenaries' (PS2/Xbox) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Updating its official website, LucasArts has delayed Pandemic's Mercenaries to "early 2005". Mercenaries is a third-person action title set in the near future, in a time in which North and South Korea are about to reunite. As it's about to take place, a general stages a coup, taking control of North Korea. Put in the role of a mercenary (hence the name) in a group called Executive Operations, Mercenaries has players hunting the general after a hundred million dollar bounty is put on his head.

'Commandos Strike Force' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Under development at Pyro Studios, 'Commandos Strike Force' is a WW2 First Person tactical action shooter featuring three characters with different abilities and skills. Undertake action, infiltration and stealth missions, engaging the enemy with a diverse arsenal of weapons and utilising intricate tactics. Sabotage, kidnap officials and foil enemy plans with incursions behind enemy lines.

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of "Full Spectrum Warrior" for the Xbox. Developed by Pandemic Studios, "Full Spectrum Warrior" is an original, tactical-action military game that simulates in every detail the experience of squad command in the highly charged atmosphere of urban warfare. Compatible with Xbox Live!, Microsoft's online gaming arena, "Full Spectrum Warrior" has shipped to retailers throughout North America for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Ground Control II: Operation Exodus' Ships With 'XEd' Editor - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

XEd is the actual tool used by developers Massive Entertainment to create Ground Control II: Operation Exodus. XEd has a full 3D view and real time editing which makes the missions come alive on screen while you work. Add and change terrain using manual tools or automatic fractal terrain generator with automatic splat map texturing. Craft interesting and action packed plots with the intuitive gamescript editor that allows for quick mission creation. Interact with the 3D environment with an easy point-and-click interface.

'Devil May Cry 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devil May Cry 3 unfolds an earlier chapter in Dante's history, before the original Devil May Cry, to the fateful clash between Sparda's twin sons, divided by the divergence of their chosen paths. Along the way, Dante encounters formidable foes and unusual characters including a mysterious man named Arkham and a female hunter named Lady whose mission is to take down all demons, including Dante. These precursory events disclose the complex roots of Dante's character and reveal insight into his clouded past.

'Citizen Zero' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few weeks ago Micro Forté confirmed that its long-awaited MMOG Citizen Zero is being developed for PC and Xbox. Combining the guts and muscle of action shooters with the depth and broad scope of online RPGs, Citizen Zero is set to change the way people think about online gaming. Read more for some new screens ...

'The Saga Of Ryzom' Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nevrax today announced that The Saga of Ryzom, its graphically stunning multi-genre massively multiplayer online role-playing game, would be launching in September of this year. Ryzom is a third-generation 3D game that features a highly original poetic universe designed for the general public. Read more for new screens ...