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'The X-Files: Resist or Serve' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 6:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the show’s seventh season, the fear begins when Mulder and Scully travel to the small Rocky Mountain town of Red Falls to investigate a string of unusual murders linked to ghost sightings, the undead, and other paranormal phenomena. The agents then pursue an inhuman killer to a secret research facility in the Siberian wasteland and finally into the depths of a buried alien spacecraft. If they survive, they will unravel the mystery of the black oil and prevent the alien colonization of the planet...for now.

'War Of The Ring' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 6:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Using the latest in Real-Time, 3D technology, pitched battles will erupt over the epic landscape of Middle-earth. Control heroes and battle alongside armies of Dwarves, Elves, and Humans as they fight for control of Tolkien’s World! Or choose to control the forces of Darkness and battle alongside Sauron and the Nazgul to claim control over Middle-earth forever. Today we serve up some character art and its looking good!

Atari Brings 'SuperMan' To NGC/GBA

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 5:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari announced plans to release Superman: Shadow of Apokolips for the Nintendo GameCube and announced the upcoming Superman: Countdown to Apokolips for the Game Boy Advance ­ both titles are scheduled for release in March 2003. Developed by Infogrames’ Sheffield House and based on the Warner Bros. and DC Comics hit animated series, The New Superman Adventures. Superman: Shadow of Apokolips for Nintendo GameCube is a port of the successful version currently available on PS2, and also features voice acting by the original cast, a sweeping orchestral score and more than 30 minutes of stunning cinematics.

'All-Star Baseball 2004' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With only one week left until the release of All-Star Baseball 2004, Acclaim send us an in-depth scouting report on a few of the 80 new features that Acclaim Studios Austin have been working on in the off-season. Stay tuned - each week we'll provide you with even more stats that illustrate why All-Star Baseball 2004 will once again be voted the #1 baseball video game among consumers. This Week: A more in-depth look at video game baseball's deepest franchise mode and the inclusion of online downloadable rosters for both PS2 and Xbox. Read more for screens and info ...

'Championship Manager 4' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Championship Manager 4 is the next generation of football management games offering more players, leagues and competitions than any other title. For the first time ever in the series, Championship Manager 4 features a 2D match engine enabling you to make tactical decisions as the action unfolds. Watch the whole match or choose to view the highlights.

'TRON 2.0' - Ship Date & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 3:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Monolith Productions highly anticipated PC game TRON 2.0 will ship to retail stores Aug. 26, 2003. Inspired by TRON, the groundbreaking science fiction film, TRON 2.0 is a story-driven, first-person action title that digitizes gamers into the computer world. Playing as Jet Bradley, son of ENCOM programmer Alan Bradley from the film, gamers will race on light cycles, battle corruption both inside and outside of the computer world, and explore locations including the Internet Hub, Firewall and light cycle Game Grid. Disney/Monolith has also launched the official website...

'Grand Prix Challenge' (PS2) - Ship Date & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 2:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On March 4, 2003, Infogrames' Melbourne House delivers Grand Prix Challenge - the most exciting Formula One racing gaming to date - for the PS2. Recreating the entire racing experience and bringing the world and environments to life, Grand Prix Challenge captures the authentic look and feel of driving a high-performance F1 machine. Featuring a total of 11 official racing teams, 22 drivers and all 17 tracks, the game delivers extremely detailed graphics, incredible handling and high-speed gameplay. Read more for details and a batch of new screens ...

'Inside Pitch 2003' Announced (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 2:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today its first baseball title for the Xbox, "Inside Pitch 2003." This Xbox Live enabled title will begin turning double plays, throwing brush back pitches and clearing the fences for the 2003 Major League Baseball season. Nomar Garciaparra will appear on the cover and serve as spokesperson for "Inside Pitch 2003." Joining the All-Star shortstop on the "Inside Pitch 2003" roster is the top broadcast team of Joe Buck and Tim McCarver. Read more for details and screens.

'Toca Race Driver' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 1:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has just released a new beta demo of Pro Race Driver (a.k.a Toca Race Driver) offering a renewed opportunity to try out this upcoming touring car racing simulation by Codemasters. The demo (courtesy of PC Format magazine and Blackhole Motorsports) lets you test run in a Proton Satria GTi on the Monza track, and a two lap race in a Lexus LS200 around the short (Indy) circuit at Brands Hatch (thanks 3DGamers).

'Anarchy Online' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 1:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Funcom has released a new patch for their MMORPG Anarchy Online bringing your retail copy to v14.7.10. The patch improves the "invisible NPC" situation, gives Path-finding functionality a thorough quality upgrade, fixes a text rendering problem with nVIDIA 40.72 drivers and more. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...