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'Yager' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2003 @ 11:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Original, provoking and rich in storyline, Yager captures your imagination as you battle for your life in tomorrow’s hostile skies. But is all what it seems…? Keep your wits about you, and use what you learn, as your struggle evolves to become the fight against constitutional power, conspiracy and control. With the genre-busting mix of 3D action-adventure and air combat, coupled with the highly motivating storyline and nail-biting campaigns, Yager is next generation gaming at its finest. Release date TBA.. New screens below!

Whiptail Interactive To Publish 'Postal 2'

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2003 @ 11:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In a move that has the videogame world salivating like Pavlov's crack whore of a dog, Running With Scissors announced that POSTAL 2 will be published by Whiptail Interactive, who simultaneously announced they will deliver the long-awaited sequel to the original Postal its debut offering!

'The House of the Dead' - Movie To Debut Saturday At SF IndieFest 2003

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 7:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"The House of the Dead" movie will debut this Saturday, February 15 at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival. The premier will take place at the UA Galaxy 4 Theater at Sutter and Van Ness and starts at 7:00 pm sharp. Tickets are available at the box office the day of the show. Stop by if you're in the area! A supernatural horror thriller, "The House of the Dead" is the twisted tale of a band of college students that arrive on a mysterious island for a rave and must confront horrifying zombies and terrifying creatures intent on feasting on the flesh of the living. "The House of the Dead" is based on the video game franchise of the same name from SEGA. The film's director Uwe Boll ("Sanctimony," "Homeroom: The Heart of America") and stars from the movie, including Clint Howard, will all attend for some post-Valentine's Day carnage at this world premier showing of "The House of the Dead." The "House of the Dead" was produced by Shawn Williamson via his Brightlight Pictures banner and executive produced by Mindfire Entertainment, the producers of the award winning "Free Enterprise" and "The Specials" and Daniel Kletzky, a producer on "Resident Evil" and "Final Fantasy."

'The King of Route 66' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 7:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Challenging gamers to "haul ass" across the U.S. in their own nitro-powered 18-wheeler, "The King of Route 66" is the ultimate white-knuckled road trip from Illinois to California. Players must square off against the evil Tornado Corporation and their army of goons on a quest to become the King of the Road and win the hearts of the seductive Queens of Route 66. Today we have 20 new screens, some character art and a brand new trailer ... Njoy!

'LionHeart' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 6:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It is 1588 A.D., a critical year of an alternate history hauntingly familiar yet fantastically alien to our own. Because of one fateful event during the Third Crusade, the history of this world diverged. This event, the Disjunction, ripped open a long-sealed breach to other worlds. Magic energy and powerful spirits flowed into the world, changing the lands and the people forever. Cast into this world, you are a character of your own devices, strengths, and abilities. Set upon by human factions and powerful spirits, you must decide how to best develop your skills in order to triumph over obstacles that lie between you and your true fate. A fresh batch of Lionheart screens has arrived!

'Aero Elite' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 5:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Designed by SEGA's legendary SEGA-AM2 studio, "Aero Elite" puts gamers in the cockpit of more than 60 of the world's most high-performance aircraft - from supersonic fighters to heavily-armed attack helicopters. "Aero Elite's" realistic training mode puts rookie pilots through their paces, fully preparing gamers for intense aerial combat. With a blend of fast-paced action, realistic fighter controls, and a slew of flight options, "Aero Elite" delivers dozens of customizable missions, scores of environments and a thrilling two-player mode that virtual pilots everywhere won't want to miss. Check out these new airborne screens...

'Splinter Cell' - Demo & Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 4:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Splinter Cell will grant players access to the highest echelons of national security, where shadowy operatives have the freedom to do whatever it takes to safeguard America. In Splinter Cell, the player controls Sam Fisher, a field operative of a secretive "black-ops" NSA sub-agency called Third Echelon. Sam Fisher is geared up to infiltrate high-security strongholds, seize critical intelligence, destroy threatening data and neutralize the enemy - all without leaving a trace. UbiSoft released a new demo featuring Tbislisi 1, Tbilisi3 and Kalinatek missions from the full game. Also a new Splinter Cell trailer is available. Read more for download links ...

'DownTown Run' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After announcing Downtown run for the Gamecube and Playstation 2, Ubisoft now also revealed the first screens for the upcoming PC version of DownTown Run. Read more to check out 10 brand new screens ...

'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' Coming To The PC

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 2:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games proudly announced today that the PC version of the global blockbuster, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, is set to hit retail shelves in North America on May 13th and in Europe on May 16th. The PC version will possess enhanced features including improved graphics and sound, additional PC controls, as well as several options for players to customize the game.

Activision Launches The 'Tenchu: Wrath Of Heaven' Web site

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 2:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision is giving gamers an all access pass to go behind-the-scenes for its highly anticipated stealth-based, ninja action game at the official Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven web site. The site will kick off with an exclusive cinematic trailer showcasing the game's epic storyline and heart-pounding stealth action featuring all three playable characters - Rikimaru, Ayame and Tesshu. Additionally, the site will be updated weekly and will roll out a host of other downloads and information including custom wallpaper, character and weapon features, links to the online Ninja community and news updates. Named one of GameSpy's "Most Wanted Console Games of 2003," Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven will be available at retail early next month for a suggested retail price of $49.99.