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Nintendo Announces Dual-Screened Portable Game System

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 12:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

An unprecedented approach to video game play -- holding two separate game screens in the palm of your hand -- hits the scene later this year when Nintendo introduces a new portable game system, code-named Nintendo DS.

'Call Of Duty' - Patch In The Works

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 7:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision sent over a small notice in regard to the anticipated Call Of Duty patch. According to the PR department "We wanted to let you all know that we're listening to your questions about the Call of Duty patch. I've spoken to the team and thought it might help to let you know that updates are definitely coming. Infinity Ward is working now to complete the first update meant to address several issues like bunny hopping, etc.. We also know that you're very concerned about cheat protection. The guys at Infinity Ward are currently considering the best way to address cheat protection. The guys are working really hard and as soon as I have more info, I'll pass it along."

'SEGA GT Online' (Xbox) Launches Next Week

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 6:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cash strapped from the holidays? Then gear up for a hot new game - with all the action you'd expect from SEGA of America, for just 20 bucks! Next Tuesday, SEGA delivers high-octane action with the launch of "SEGA GT Online," the most realistic driving game exclusively for the Xbox. Prepare to hit SEGA's newest high-speed raceways soon - without taking a hit on your wallet!

'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 5:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Interplay has sent out notice that Dark Alliance II is shipping to retail today!!! That means that it will be in stores tomorrow! "Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II" features more monsters, 80 levels of gameplay, visually stunning environments, five new customizable player characters to choose from, hidden areas to explore, as well as an item creation system that will allow players to create their own ultimate magical items. To celebrate Interplay has released a new trailer, read more to check it out...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 5:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Firefighter FD 18 - Trailer
  • Alpha Black Zero - Trailer
  • Combat Elite: WWII Paratroopers - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Total Club Manager 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 4:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts' German Fussball Manager website, known as Total Club Manager 2004 to the rest of us, now offers a new patchpatch for Total Club Manager 2004 (English & German version). This upgrade brings your retail game (only available in Europe atm) to v1.2 and adresses several bugs and game tweaks, etc. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'Delta Force - Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 4:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. is delighted to announce that the expansion pack for Delta Force - Black Hawk Down has shipped and will be in stores on January 21st, 2004.

'Rainbow Six 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 2:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 will be released for the PlayStation2 in March 2004. Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studio, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic single- and multi-player counter-terrorist experience available anywhere. The PS2 version features exclusive content (single- and multi-player missions) and a very cool split screen feature for 2-player, offline cooperative gameplay. Check out a handful of screens from a brand-new, PS2-only level - set in Trieste, Italy.

'Darkwatch: Curse of the West' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 1:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sammy Studios, Inc. today launched the dedicated web site for "Darkwatch: Curse of the West," its recently announced Vampire-Western 1st person shooter (FPS). "Darkwatch: Curse of the West" blends two popular fiction genres to create a truly original premise for a cinematic game and, with many unique gameplay elements, brings tremendous variety and innovations to the FPS genre. Read more for some new screens and download the ingame trailer...

'Silent Storm' Ships to Retail

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 12:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore and JoWooD, an Austrian game publisher and developer, today announced that Silent Storm has begun shipping to retail stores in North America. Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combat and role-playing set against the background of World War II.