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'Beyond The Law: The Third Wave' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Magnum Games is exploding into the PC gaming arena with their premier, Beyond The Law: The Third Wave. A squad-based, strategy shooter, in Beyond the Law: The Third Wave the player commands a covert team of specialists to stop a renegade criminal element intent on destroying the United States of America. Read more for details and screens ...

'TRON 2.0: Killer App' (Xbox) Revealed

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Buena Vista Interactive today announced plans to release TRON 2.0: Killer App for the Xbox. Currently in development by Climax's Los Angeles studio, TRON 2.0: Killer App will feature new, exclusive Xbox Live multiplayer combat, specially designed to deliver gamers a state-of-the-art online multiplayer gaming experience. Read more for details ...

'Torque: Savage Roads' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions Software AG has been granted the license to produce videogames based on the road-action Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures film Torque by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Inc. JoWooD will develop, publish and distribute the action racing videogame Torque: Savage Roads worldwide. The title is scheduled to release on several console platforms and PC in 2004.

'One Must Fall: BattleGrounds' Demo Coming This Weekend

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The demo for One Must Fall: Battlegrounds is currently in testing and is nearing it’s release. This multiplayer and single player demo will let you have a taste of giant robot combat with three fighters, three arenas (including the sport’s themed “Laserball”), and two of the single player tournaments. See for yourself why this unique gaming experience delights and sometimes frightens gamers. Whether you are a fighting game fan or not, you won’t want to miss this breakthrough game. Of course we will have the demo available on our fileservers as soon as it gets released.

'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get your barf bag ready! Atari, Inc. announced today that a thrilling new sequel to the stomach-turning excitement of the RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise will make its way to store shelves later this year. RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will take the series to new heights with brand new features including 3-D graphics, giving players complete control of views around the park, and a front seat to the action with a new Coaster Cam feature that allows players to ride the roller coasters.

'Massive Assault Network' Launches In April - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net announces Massive Assault Network, which has been in development for the last 3 months. It is scheduled for release on April 5th 2004. "The online Massive Assault's community is rapidly growing and many players are known to be totally addicted by the Internet play component," said Victor Kislyi, the president of Wargaming.net. "We have realized that Massive Assault's concept is a perfect one for creating an online strategy for hardcore players".

'Beyond Divinity' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 4:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Beyond Divinity, Larian Studios takes what made Divine Divinity so deeply appealing, and pushes it one step further. Using an enhanced version of the original engine, the final product delivers infinite character development, unparalleled levels of interactivity, a wide variety of enemies; tons of quests and a brand new combat system. The demo features a huge chunk of the first act of Beyond Divinity, showing the Death Knight and your character being soul-forged together and planning their escape from the Nemesis universe. Read more for download links...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 4:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'The Shield' (PS2/Xbox) Revealed

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 1:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Video game players will get to be virtual Vic Mackeys now that Japanese publisher Sammy Studios has optioned rights to FX's hit police drama "The Shield." Michael Chiklis, who won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for his portrayal of corrupt cop Vic Mackey, is in final negotiations to provide his voice and likeness to re-create the role for the game. Sammy also is in talks with other original cast members (thanks Homelan). Read more for details ...

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 4:36 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 ...