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'Winning Eleven 7' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 5:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment America today announced that it has shipped World Soccer Winning Eleven 7 International (WE7) for the PlayStation2 to retail outlets nationwide. The latest installment of the lauded Winning Eleven series (known in Europe as Pro Evolution Soccer) once again raises the standard for soccer simulations. Following the success of last year's Winning Eleven 6, the series U.S. debut, the franchise returns to the playing field with an entirely new game engine, true-to-life graphics and unparalleled realism in gameplay.

'Dead Man's Hand' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 5:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In "Dead Man's Hand," players will step into the boots of El Tejon, a master gunslinger riding with one of the roughest gangs in the West, known as The Nine. When the ruthless leader of The Nine betrays El Tejon, El Tejon turns to a life of vengeance, vowing to put every member of his former gang six feet under. Through an epic single player story of vengeance and betrayal, the player will travel the American Frontier, experiencing bar fights, shoot outs, stagecoach chases and other definitively Western scenes.Read more for some new screens ...

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 1:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced next-generation weaponry and equipment. Check these 4 new screens...

'Kuma: War' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 1:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kuma Reality Games’ Kuma: War brings today’s news of military conflict directly to the PC in a method and style never-before-seen in the world of video games. Supported by true-to-life satellite imagery and authentic military intelligence, Kuma: War provides players with the opportunity to jump from the headlines right into the frontlines of international conflict. Read more for some new screens ....

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lords of the Realm III (Lords 3) is a real-time strategy game of historic medieval conquest that spans castle building, siege, politics, religion, and conquest. The game is set in the Middle Ages, between 850 AD and 1350 AD, and features authentic castle designs and characters. Various scenarios and campaigns encompass the British Isles, Germany, France, Normandy, Brittany, Flanders and Denmark. Read more for some new screens ...

'Sonic Advance 3' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few weeks ago THQ Inc.announced that it had entered into an exclusive multi-title Nintendo Game Boy Advance co-publishing agreement with SEGA Europe Ltd. THQ will co-publish three titles based on the popular Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, including Sonic Pinball Party, Sonic Battle, and Sonic Advance 3. Today we serve up the first Sonic Advance 3 screens ...

'Zoo Tycoon 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Adults and kids alike will walk with the animals when a new, graphically stunning 3-D version of America's best-selling* virtual zoo debuts on store shelves this fall. Microsoft Game Studios today announced it will launch "Zoo Tycoon 2," the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning "Zoo Tycoon" game for Windows from Blue Fang Games LLC in time for holiday gift-giving. "Zoo Tycoon 2" adds a spectacular new chapter to the wildly popular franchise. Read more for details and the first few screens ...

'Rise To Honor' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony announced today the release of Rise To Honor, a thrilling action combat game inspired by the cinematic style of the Hong Kong movie genre, developed exclusively for the PS2. Rise To Honor features the martial arts style and voice talent of the world-renown film star and legendary martial artist, Jet Li. Cory Yuen, the highly acclaimed action director who has collaborated with Li on numerous films, assisted with the development and creative processes of the game, helping to make Rise To Honor the most cinematic, authentic martial arts action game available on the market.

'Silver Style' Recruits More 'Black Isle' People

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems The Fall: Last Days of Gaia developers Silver Style are on a recruiting spree as they have now signed another former Black Isle member, Designer Jeff Husges. The official Silver Style forum has this to say "We're glad to welcome Game Designer Jeff Husges! He worked at Black Isle on Fallout 3 and Baldur's Gate 3 formerly. He starts working on "The Fall - Last Days of Gaia" from today on." Jeff Husges will, just like Game Designer Damien Foletto, remain in the US and work from home.

'Call of Duty' - Mapmaker Competition

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

If you thought your tour of duty was over after finishing Activision, Inc.'s award-winning Call of Duty...think again. Starting today through March 26, 2004, map-making gurus everywhere can log on to the official CoD website and enter to win the "Call of Duty Mapmaker Competition." Read more for details ...