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'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3' - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 8:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get your barf bag ready! 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.

Perimeter - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 8:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter. The game combines proven principles of controlling resources and unit groups with titles featuring a clear-cut seizure of living space. Read more for some new screens & In-game trailer ...

'The Sims 2' Body Shop - Details & screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 3:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and Maxis today announced that it's time for a new Spring wardrobe! The arrival of The Sims 2 Body Shop is just around the corner, and The Sims 2 team has been working hard to get this tool ready for you to create Sims as wild as your imagination.

'Gooka: The Mystery of Janatris' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 3:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cenega Publishing have just announced a new title to be launched this year on the PC. Gooka: The Mystery of Janatris is a point-and-click action adventure game, where the gamer takes on the role of the main character, Gooka, a respected Judge whose success and convictions have earned him high respect from the law abiding citizens. Along with his son, Yorimar, Gooka possesses telepathic abilities, allowing him to see into the minds of others and even affect their actions ? a skill that the powerful criminal Houses of Janatris would risk everything to control. Read more for details & screens ...

'Samurai Warriors' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 2:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Samurai Warriors' stars the brave Sanada Yukimura, who leads an elite band of samurai and ninja. Sanada's journey will take him to the hallowed Japanese battlefields of Okehazama and Kawanakajima and inside the embattled walls of Osaka Castle where he will come face-to-face with gun-toting troops, echelons of ninja, and deadly kunoichi (female ninja). Read more for details and screens ...

'Besieger' - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 2:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Besieger introduces a world filled with feudal rivalry in which players can wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. Contenders can build flying vehicles for combat or siege towns on horseback in an effort to conquer factions such as Ogres, Werewolves, Centaurs, and other non-human races. The armored walls of a barricade can be shattered using a battering ram and competitors can pocket enemy buildings and equipment. Players can also retreat and accumulate forces behind their own armored citadel for a counterattack.

'Campaigns On The Danube 1805 & 1809' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 2:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Adanac Command Studies are pleased to announce the imminent release of a new Army-Level Napoleonic Wargame, Campaigns on the Danube 1805 & 1809. Read more for details ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 25, 2004 @ 12:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft's GDC LineUp (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on March 24, 2004 @ 7:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As most people will know this week's news is mainly dominated by various announcements and revelations at the GDC (Game Developers Conference) in San Jose, CA. Microsoft is showing off various in house productions and we have screens & trailers from the following titles :
  • Fable (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer
  • Sudeki (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer
  • Rise Of Nations: Thrones & Patriots (PC) - Screens & Trailer
  • RalliSport Challenge 2 (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer
  • Jade Empire (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (GBA/Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 24, 2004 @ 5:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow has shipped for the PC, Xbox, and Game Boy Advance and will be on store shelves nationwide, March 27. Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai and Annecy studios, Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow tells the conspiracy-ridden story of black-ops agent Sam Fisher as he explores the shadowy world of international espionage.