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'Van Helsing' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Van Helsing, the third-person action game, transports players back to the macabre world of 19th century Transylvania - home to the legendary Dracula, Wolf Man and the Frankenstein Monster. As the renowned monster hunter Van Helsing, players must hunt down and destroy the evil that inhabits these ancient lands before darkness engulfs the world. Read more for some new screens ..

'Anarchy Online' - Spring Campaign

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Funcom announces a special spring campaign for the multi award-winning MMORPG Anarchy Online. New players can now download and buy the Classic Edition of Anarchy Online for just 4.95 USD/EUR. It includes an updated version of Anarchy Online as well as 30 days of game time.

'Transformers' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. announced today that its highly-anticipated Transformers video game, created exclusively for the PlayStation2 under license from Hasbro, Inc., has gone gold. Based on Hasbro, Inc.'s hugely popular brand, Atari's Transformers game will be available in PAL territories on May 7th.

'Half-Life 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Half-Life 2 the player again picks up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. Freeman is thrust into the unenviable role of rescuing the world from the wrong he unleashed back at Black Mesa. And a lot of people people he cares about are counting on him (thanks Jeux-France). Read more for somenew screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 3:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Port Royale 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Caribbean in the 17th Century; You will trade with over 60 towns and create your own production facilities. You will not only increase your trading empire, but you will also have a larger influence on the development of the New World. Trade is not everything though, as pirates and military fleets threaten your trade convoys.

'StarCraft' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new patch for their RTS StarCraft and its expansion pack StarCraft: Brood War. This update brings your retail game to v1.11 and although there are no balance changes with this patch, it does implement some minor bugs fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Shadow Hearts: Covenant' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that Shadow Hearts: Covenant, the sequel to the critically acclaimed, fantasy-style RPG Shadow Hearts. With a mix of turn-based strategy and RPG elements, Shadow Hearts: Covenant (known as Shadow Hearts 2 in Japan) provides players with an even greater magical quest than its predecessor.

'ESPN NFL 2005' (PS2/Xbox) New Features Revealed

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 8:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames revealed today new details about their upcoming football title, ESPN NFL 2005. ESPN NFL 2005 will introduce several original features in Franchise Mode, the completely new Maximum Tackle system, and further builds upon the exciting ESPN presentation elements that include incorporation of ESPN personalities Suzy Kolber, Trey Wingo, and Mel Kiper, as well as an expanded role for Chris Berman.

'ShadowBane: The Lost Kingdom' Announced

by Rainier on April 28, 2004 @ 8:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadowbane, the first MMORPG to be mainly focused on player versus player combat in an immersive, competitive world. Fighting for power and incorporating a real guild system, players will be able to take over enemy guild territories, castles and more. Shadowbane sports an impressive 300 powers, 70 skills, 22 classes, and 40 sub-class Disciplines, for a new level of individuality.