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'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2) - Screens

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

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check these 10 new screens ...

'Killer 7' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems “deserving to die.” Read more to check out some screens ...

'Project Gotham Racing 2 (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rewarding drivers for focusing on speed and style while still taking risks around every corner, "Project Gotham Racing 2" offers circuit-based racing through highly detailed, photorealistic urban environments. Racers can choose from more than 50 of the hottest cars while learning their way around new and exciting cities, mastering corners, and accelerating through the straightaways before moving to a different venue. Players also can race against up to three friends at once through a multiplayer SystemLink or match up against players online utilizing Xbox Live. Read more for some screens ...

EB Games & Namco Host Midnight Launch For 'Soul Calibur II'

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soul Calibur II is set to make its highly anticipated debut at midnight on Monday, August 25th. The events begin at 10 P.M. with game sales beginning at 12:01 AM Tuesday morning. Crowds of excited video game fans will be lined up to be the first to get their hands on this renowned game. As the first retail outlet in the country to unveil Soul Calibur II, EB Games will feature interactive demos and an exclusive pre-sale at the New York event. Read more for details ...

X²: The Threat - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With over two years of development time going into the project, the team at EGOSOFT have crafted a dynamic, active universe, in which to immerse the player. Tagged as the "21st Century Elite" by PC ZONE, the game has already received vast amounts of coverage; with press overwhelmed by the quality of graphics and depth of game play. If you haven't yet you might want to check the rolling demo, or read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Warrior Kings: Battles' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Empire Interactive are pleased to announce that they have released the demo for their upcoming RTS game, Warrior Kings: Battles for the North American market. The demo features a complete tutorial with 4 missions and it lets you try out the skirmish mode. Read more for details and download links ...

'NHL 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This year’s NHL 2004 includes a new fight system, new hitting animations, and complete right analog stick control with improved deking and hitting that makes it the most physical hockey game ever. With a significantly enhanced EA SPORTS Dynasty Mode, the addition of three new international elite leagues, and all new commentary from Craig Simpson, NHL 2004 puts players in the rink for authentic hockey competition.Take the ice with NHL 2004. Read more for 50+ new screens ...

'World Cyber Games' Announces USA Winners

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After two days of thrilling competition, the United Cyber Games Association (UCGA) has announced the winners of the Samsung World Cyber Games 2003 USA Tournament. The 17 gamers competed in regional qualifying and semi-final rounds across the country, and won in their respective categories at the Samsung World Cyber Games USA Finals, August 19th and 20th in Irvine, California.

'Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the boots of a U.S. Marine and drive the Imperial Japanese Army from the Pacific in Medal of Honor Pacific Assault from Electronic Arts. Developed by EA Los Angeles, creators of the award-winning Medal of Honor series, Medal of Honor Pacific Assault immerses players in an authentic WWII experience, and will be available for the PC in the winter of 2004 under the EA GAMES brand. Read more for 20+ new screens ...

'Gothic II: Night Of The Raven' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gothic II just started appearing on shelves in the UK, not available in North America yet, but Piranha games does not rest and is hard at work on the Gothic II addon, supposebly named Night Of The Raven or maybe RavenNight. On top of that they are also working on a full fledge sequel Gothic III. German gamers can expect the Gothic II addon in stores early August, the rest of the world will most likely have to wait a while longer. In the meantime, check these new screens ...