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'Tribes: Vengeance' - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 2:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tribes: Vengeance's single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. Throughout the game, the player catches glimpses of other, interrelated stories that are unfolding behind-the-scenes. In addition, gamers are given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters. Check out these new screens ...

'Colin McRae Rally 04' - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 1:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Colin McRae Rally 04 it's the player in control - choose from over 20 rally cars and which championships to compete in. Game modes include 4-wheel drive and 2-wheel drive Championships (both with normal or advanced skill levels), Rallies, Stages, a Group B Championship featuring classic powerful rally cars and, for the professional, an Expert Championship, which demands the best performance from the most die-hard rally fan. Check out these awesome 100+ new screens, showing off 16 of the available cars in the game ...

'Saturday Night Speedway' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get behind the wheel of the fastest and most dangerous dirt track vehicles in the world with the next generation of dirt track racing. Bash fenders in Pro Stock races, plow through packs of Late Models or kick up the mud in open wheel Midgets. Ratbag has released a trial demo allowing you to play for one hour, but includes the full game which you can unlock by purchasing a license key online (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ..

'Bomberman Jetters' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco Sales Inc. today announced that Bomberman Jetters has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The sequel to the widely popular and critically acclaimed Bomberman Generations, Bomberman Jetters is available exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube at a suggested retail price of $19.99.

'Tenchu: Return from Darkness' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 12:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc's Tenchu stealth ninja series is back with Tenchu: Return from Darkness on the Xbox. Based on the best-selling Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven, Tenchu: Return From Darkness brings the acclaimed series to Xbox gamers with several new enhancements including Xbox Live gameplay featuring two-player cooperative stealth ninja action and online death match with 20 playable characters across six maps. Tenchu: Return From Darkness has been rated "M" ("Mature" - intense violence, blood and gore - content suitable for persons ages 17 and older) by the ESRB and is available for $49.99 at North American retail outlets.

'Firefighter F.D.18' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 11:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment today announced that Firefighter F.D.18 for the PlayStation2 has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Packing the excitement and tension of battling real-life infernos into the ultimate firefighting game, Firefighter F.D.18 places players in the heat of the action as they unravel the mystery of random eruptions of fire throughout a sprawling metropolis.

'Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield' & 'Athena Sword' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has released the first patch for Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield and Athena Sword. These update patches bring your Ravenshield retail game to v1.54 or 1.55, the Athena Sword retail game to v1.01 and brings compatibility between the original Rainbow Six 3 and the Athena Sword add-on, as well as a minor sound looping bug. Read more for download links ...

'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Alias" is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. Read more for some new screens ...

'Far Cry' Goes Gold & 3rd Demo Coming

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced its highly-anticipated tactical tropical shooter, Far Cry has gone gold. Far Cry is scheduled to release on March 23. The Far Cry "Research" demo is currently available online and appears as the featured demo on PC Gamer's April issue demo disc, which hits newsstands on March 16. The third and final demo, entitled "Boat," is a Windows XP demo that will release worldwide on March 15. Far Cry will be available for the PC for a suggested retail price of $39.99.

'Pariah' (Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Extremes and Groove Games today announced their partnership on a new first-person action game based on an original intellectual property created and owned by Digital Extremes. The new game, ominously named Pariah, has been quietly in production for the past two years and is currently planned for the Xbox and PC. Hip Interactive's UK division lets us know that they have signed Pariah for European distribution. Read more for details and screens ...