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by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 11:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage. Read more for some new screens...

'Carve' (XBox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 8:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software’s Global Star publishing division is set to release Carve, an exciting new watercraft racing game for the Xbox. Featuring thrilling, water-based racing action, the title will include Xbox Live compatibility, allowing up to eight players to battle it out across the waves online, as well as up to four-player split-screen action. Carve, developed by Argonaut Games, will be available in January at an attractive retail price of $19.99. Read more for some details and screens ...

'Showdown: Legends of Wrestling' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Gets A 'Sting' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 5:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wrestling fans who have waited patiently for their hero to emerge from the shadows and return to the ring will once again feel the power of the “Stinger Splash,” as Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has exclusively signed Sting to appear in Showdown: Legends of Wrestling. 'Showdown: Legends of Wrestling' features more than 70 wrestlers, brand new “Ready To Brawl” controls, an enhanced engine and all-new licensed venues including Madison Square Garden and the Toronto SkyDome. Read more for details & screens ...

'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident' - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

HD Interactive proudly announces that the dedicated website for ‘Nexus: The Jupiter Incident’ has been launched, and features information on the game, downloads, a gallery and a forum, and the site is now ready to welcome you. The game previously known as Imperium Galactica 3 and later Galaxy Andromeda was renamed ‘Nexus - The Jupiter Incident’ after HD Interactive acquired the world-wide rights. Under development in Budapest by Mithis Games, ‘Nexus - The Jupiter Incident’ is heading for a worldwide release 1st October 2004.

'City of Heroes' Comic Book Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 5:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NCsoft and Blue King Studios announced plans today to publish a monthly comic book based on NCsoft's highly anticipated online computer game, City of Heroes. City of Heroes is the creation of San Jose-based game developer, Cryptic Studios. The full-color, monthly comic book features the triumphs and tragedies of a trio of super-powered heroes as they fight to find their way in Paragon City, the setting for the groundbreaking game.

'Brat Designs' Reveals 'Solar' Project - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 1:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'SOLAR' is a new project from Brat Designs (Breed developers) and the first to use the Mercury II engine. Taking place across three theatres of war, The Earth, Moon and Mars, ‘SOLAR’ follows the progress of the Eastern Collective Democracy (ECD) and the United Western Alliance (UWA) as they clash in a decades old struggle for resources. Read more for details and some early screens ...

'MTX: Mototrax' (PS2/Xbox) - Soundtrack Revealed

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. has signed a deal with Roadrunner Records' multi-platinum-selling artist, Slipknot, for the MTX: Mototrax videogame, which will be available in retail stores nationwide on March 3, 2004. The band will unveil their brand new track, "Don't Get Close" from their forthcoming album due out in May 2004, in the game. Read more for full track listing (including Metallica, Faith No More etc.)

'Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 12:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Panzers developer Achim Heidelauf has updated his website, read more to check the new screens...

Strategy First Signs 'Traps of Darkness' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2004 @ 12:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First Inc. and developer Cinemax today announced a new action-adventure game, Traps of Darkness that will bring out an unknown dark side of PC gamers in April 2004. “Traps of Darkness is a twist on the classic action-adventure game,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing for Strategy First Inc. “Gamers have the chance to play the role of evil and use their wits and skills to declare victory and eternal doom for mankind.” Read more for details ...