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'Dynasty Warriors 4' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation today announced that it has shipped Dynasty WarriorsR4 for the Xbox. Gamers throughout North America can order the game now through most online retailers including,, and

'Prince Of Persia:Sands Of Time' - Sound Details & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time no detail has been left to chance, from the sophisticated game design, gorgeous graphics, and ability to manipulate time to the incredibly lifelike animations, the groundbreaking fight system, and the compelling storyline. Everything works in concert to create an immersive, thrilling gaming experience. This depth and harmony is also evident in the audio elements of the game. Whether creating a mood, delivering cues and hints to players, maintaining momentum or accentuating the other elements of the universe, the sounds and music that accompany the Prince in his race against time help make Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time the game to beat in 2003. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamespy has word that Troika's D&D RPG Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil has gone gold. Wnen we contacted an Atari spokes person they declined to comment only to say "maybe, maybe not .. you'll know more tomorrow" so it is safe to assume the official announcement will be made tomorrow. The game is scheduled to hit shelves Sept 23. If you haven't yet, read our Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil interview with Troika's Tim Cain.

'Wakeboarding Unleashed' Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 2:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Beenox has revealed their Twister project which is in fact "Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray"! THE one and only amazing Wakeboarding action title is coming for the PC and Macintosh! The title is being ported by Beenox and will be published by Aspyr Media. Read more for some details ...

'Alienware' Launches New Mobile Gaming System

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alienware announced today the launch of the redesigned Area-51m mobile gaming system. The new Area-51m features user upgradeable graphics modules, exclusive magnesium alloy case design, and the most advanced components available. This innovative mobile gaming system reaffirms Alienware’s position at the forefront of the industry and continues its tradition of delivering the ultimate gaming experience.

'Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicles' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

High-tension Battle : The graphic concept of Lineage II is made up assuming that there is a tremendous siege by dozens of charaters which has the most advanced 3D details like those in fighting games. Rampart standing high in the way of surging forces, Plains overlooked by one riding on dragon high in the sky, Archers on the rampart sniping at the coming enemy from far place. These powerful scene will be produced with the latest 3D technology. Read more for some nifty screens ...

'R: Racing Evolution' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco's new R: Racing Evolution is being created by the same team that developed the critically-acclaimed Ridge Racer and MotoGP franchises. The game will be available on all three console platforms and will ship in Q4 2003. Featuring licensed cars, 11 real-world and fantasy tracks, and eight different race types. Some new screens raced in so read more to check them out!

'Commandos 3' - Official Demo Coming Up

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks for Michiel from TAFN for sending us a note about the previously released Commandps 3 demo that supposebly came from a "Spanish" magazine. Eidos has this to say about it "It’s simply an unfinished demo. The one that is out there was not properly tested and was released pre-maturely. We’re working on a proper demo as well as the final game and both are far better than the demo presents. We’re unsure as to when the final demo will be ready as we are very focused on finishing the full version in a timely manor." Guess we'll have to wait and see, but in the meantime you can still download the old demo ...

'MoH AA: Breakthrough' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ Breakthrough for the PC has gone gold and will ship on September 22, 2003. The new expansion pack for the critically acclaimed Medal of Honor Allied Assault takes players from chasing Rommel in North Africa to the heart of Italy in the struggle to breakthrough the fortified lines of the Third Reich.

'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu' - Exclusive Collector's Items

by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2003 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Batman fans and toy collectors alike have a reason to celebrate! Ubi Soft Entertainment joins with Mattel Inc., DC Comics, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products to commemorate the launch of a new villain in the Batman universe by creating special collector's items exclusively for the Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu videogame. 15,000 copies of Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu Commemorative Edition will include an exclusive Mattel Batman action figure and another 15,000 Commemorative Edition units will include an exclusive Mattel Batgirl action figure. Both will be dressed in classic costumes - Batman in his classic blue and grey costume and Batgirl in classic black and yellow. Read more for details ...