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PS2 Preview - 'Transformers'

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 3:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

The year is 2010 and the war for supremacy between the Autobots and Decepticons continues. On Earth, a group of kids find a Transformer ship that crash landed long before the dawn of mankind. Accidentally, they activate the ship's long-dormant cargo of Mini-cons, not knowing that the Autobots and Decepticons once schemed to keep this ship and its payload from ever being found.

'Spells of Gold' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 3:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Spells of Gold is a role-playing game with strong trade influence from BUKA Entertainment. The game is set in the world of fantasy, inhabited by humans, beasts, undead ones and other creatures. The universe of the game - Lokatrienn - is large indeed. It consists of a number of separate worlds. Each one has several cities, which represent isolated economic and political systems. The Hero is able to transit from one world to another through special space Gates, called Portals. His main activity is trade, that is buying goods in one town and selling or exchanging them in another. For this purpose the Hero has got a special item - a Magic Sack of Monroke. Thanks to it, he can easily carry a vast amount of goods.

'MLB 2005' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 3:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MLB 2005 is the game baseball enthusiasts have always wanted. Eleven extensive gameplay options including Historical All-Time Greats, an all-new Franchise Mode that allows you to control every aspect of running a baseball franchise, an all-new Career Mode that takes you from Class A ball to the Fall Classic, all-new Simulation Mode where you can watch games unfold as you call the shots or jump in and close out a tight one, and Online playability through 989SportsOnline.com with 32-man tournaments make this the deepest baseball videogame ever produced.

'Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars boasts an extensive single player campaign, where gamers get to chose which clan they are going to control and start the process of total domination - engaging in battles with the other clans and their leaders. Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars also supports a multiplayer mode: team up with friends on a single PC or across a LAN or internet connection and take on all rivals in a last animal standing competition!

Counter-Strike Gamers Can Play Team3D Using 'Xfire'

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena, Inc., the leading skill-based action game web site, today announced that gamers around the world can get a chance to play Team3D, one of the top Counter-Strike clans in the world, online on Sunday the 22nd by using Xfire.

'Natural Selection' - v3.0 Mod Update Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Natural Selection team has released an updated patch for the latest version of their Half-Life mod Natural Selection v3.0. The beta 3 patch contains many updated maps, much shorter Combat games, and some bug fixes. Read more for details and download links for the Windows client and dedicated server files patches ...

'Men of Valor: Vietnam' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The storyline follows the player through the major actions in the conflict, from search and destroy missions around Danang airbase to the Tet offensive and the counterattack on Hue. A cast of AI controlled characters accompanies the player through the missions, and he learns their value and mourns their loss as the war progresses. The game will support a cooperative mode that allows the player to experience the entire tour of duty with his friends, and various multiplayer modes allow the player to experience the war from the perspective of North Vietnamese Army or Viet Cong guerillas as well as US Forces.

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 3:38 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 ...

'Universal Combat' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3000 AD has released the demo for their futuristic 3D action game Universal Combat. The demo features five scenarios which are based on several game careers - including the brain freeze inducing, slack jawed producing, highly advanced Commander career. Read more for details and download links ...

'Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 10, 2004 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America today announced it has shipped Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance to retail outlets nationwide. The official videogame for the 2004 Yu-Gi-Oh! videogame tournament, and the sequel to last year's popular Worldwide Edition Tournament game, Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 delivers the ultimate card battling game with more cards, more decks and more tactical strategies.