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'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 5:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation for the PC game rights were exclusively licensed from CBS Consumer Products. Based on the hit television series from CBS, the CSI game will challenge players to solve a series of crimes, acting as members of the Las Vegas CSI team. In the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation game, you become a CSI agent working alongside Grissom, Catherine and the rest of the CSI team. A classic, first-person adventure, the CSI game will test players' nerves and intellect as they question witnesses, examine crime scenes, and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. Check the new batch of screens ...

'Indy Racing League' (PC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters’ Indy Racing League is the first and only next-generation console and PC game to feature the full 2002 Indy Racing League (IRL) experience and all of its circuits, including the “Brickyard” Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the greatest spectacle in racing: The Indy 500. Exclusively licensed from the IRL, Indy Racing League will include the official 2002 IRL racing teams and drivers with up to 33 cars racing for the checkered flag. Enhanced with TV-style presentation and commentary, interactive crowd reactions, challenging and realistic AI opponents and exhilarating tension-packed tracks, players will enjoy a true-to-life, authentic Indy racing experience. Check out the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 9:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midnight Club II (PS2) - Website Updated

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 2:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar just let us know that they have updated the official Midnight Club II website. Kicking off "Phase II" gives us some more insight in the Paris, France setting. Paris is Internationally regarded as the pinnacle of old world romance with its charming cafes and patisseries, quaint cobblestone streets, and majestic and inspiring landmarks. However, behind the beauty and innocence lies an underground group of street racers known as the Midnight Club, and when the sun sets in Paris, these thrill seekers rise and the city becomes their competitive racing playground. The update features 20 new screenshots, 5 new in game movie trailers and character art. Exploring the web site even further will reveal hidden desktops, screensavers, and more rewards for you to discover. Head on over there!

'EverQuest Online Adventures' (PS2) Slated To Ship In February

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced todaythat EverQuest Online Adventures for the PS2 will be available at retail stores nationwide February 2003. EverQuest Online Adventures brings the player interaction and community that have made the original EverQuest so wildly popular to a whole new audience of console gamers. For a monthly subscription fee of $9.99, console gamers will embark on unlimited adventures in the "virtual" land of Tunaria with hundreds of thousands of other console gamers from all over the "real" world. SOE is developing a variety of payment options to accommodate the demand from gamers everywhere.

Pocketeers Pocket 'Need for Speed: Porsche' (GBA)

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 11:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pocketeers are delighted to announce that their company has recently signed a deal with New Jersey based Destination Software Inc. to produce Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed for the Nintendo Gameboy Advance platform. The game will utilise their renowned C2 engine technologies, to produce fully featured 3D environments and vehicles along with a realistic physics engine to give the gamer as thrilling racing experience as possible on GBA. The product will feature a much upgraded version of the Pocketeer 3D racing engine shown on their 3D racing engine pages

'Dynasty Warriors 4' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 11:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dynasty Warriors 4 takes battlefield action to the next level, allowing players to experience the thrill of taking on multiple opponents at once and fighting against impossible odds. A host of new features add greater depth to the gameplay, as well as more insight into the characters and turbulent events of the Three Kingdoms era. The concepts of Honor and Loyalty in the face of adversity serve as the main theme for the game. The obligations of generals to their Lords and Allies guide the paths of these warriors as the fight to unify a divided empire. Check out the new batch of screens ...

'Praetorians' - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 10:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Praetorians is an epic 3D troop based strategy game centred around the historical battles from the campaigns of Julius Caesar. Taking on the role of a Roman General you are transported back to the deserts of Egypt, the frozen lands of the Gauls and to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy. The road to victory depends on strategy, tactics, troop formations, learning to combine units and exploiting your enemy's weaknesses. Eidos has just re-released a previously available, this one is just high resolution. Read more for download links...

Lost Kingdoms II (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 10:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The sequel to the critically acclaimed RPG for the GameCube, Lost Kingdoms II takes the immersive Real Time Action/RPG gaming experience to the next level with an expanded game world, new cards and exciting perils to face. Set 200 years after the events of the original Lost Kingdoms, the Kingdom of Argwyll is on the brink of destruction. All hope lies in the hands of a new heroine Tara. Abandoned as a child and raised by a gang of thieves, Tara must use the force of her magical Runestone and summon Guardian Creatures to battle the invading evil force, uncover its terrible origins and save the kingdom. Read more for the first few screens ...

'Savage' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 10:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Built with the new "Silverback" development engine, "Savage" delivers the next level in multiplayer gaming. Instead of sending mindless computer drones into battle, players organize real human players on a crusade to conquer their adversaries. A player may choose to be a commander, and play an in-depth RTS game, researching technologies, mining resources, and issuing orders to their warriors. If a player chooses to be a warrior, they will play an intense game of first person combat, wielding their weapon of choice to strike down the enemy. Read more to check out a batch of new screens ...