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'X-Men: Legends' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men: Legends features favorite characters from the powerhouse Marvel franchise in an immersive action RPG. The story begins when the X-Men learn that Magneto, their greatest adversary, has devised a plan to give mutants the power to reign supreme over humans. The X-Men are then forced to battle Magneto to prevent global chaos and stop their foes from imprisoning the human race. Check the new screens ...

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that the company's Paris studio is currently developing a brand new game from the popular Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series - exclusively for the PS2. Scheduled to ship for the late 2003, Tom Clancy's Ghost ReconTM: Jungle Storm is poised to become the latest success story in a series of hit Tom Clancy games from Ubi Soft. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Rugby League' (PC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The secrets behind this year's most eagerly awaited Australasian videogame - and the name of the new game - are at last being revealed with New Zealand's Stacey Jones being given a starring role. Available on PS2, PC and X Box, "Rugby League" has been in the making for over 12 months and has seen the NRL and program developers Sidhe Interactive inundated with requests and suggestions from fans, right down to the best name for the game. Read more for details and new screens ...

'ANNO 1503' Gets Downloadable & Free Multiplayer Mode

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Max Design and SUNFLOWERS will be providing ANNO 1503 players the multi-player mode free of charge. Fans will be able to download the multi-player update free of charge once the comprehensive test phase has been completed. This week Max Design and SUNFLOWERS will begin an external test in which already chosen participants will subject the ANNO 1503 multi-player mode to weeks of exhaustive testing. This test will then be expanded to a public test. Interested parties will soon be able to register on the official ANNO 1503 website at www.anno1503.com. SUNFLOWERS will be informing all interested players about the opening date for registration both over the website and by press release. You can find out more on the official ANNO 1503 website.

'Hidden And Dangerous 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The original Hidden & Dangerous was released in 1999 to widespread acclaim, and was the forerunner for the squad-based tactical action game. With sales in excess of one million copies, Hidden & Dangerous established itself as a leading title in the genre. Its creators, Illusion Softworks, have for the last four years been quietly developing and perfecting the sequel. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Billy Hatcher And The Giant Egg' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic The Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka and SONICTEAM return with their first all-new platform game since the SEGA Saturn era! Darkness has fallen upon a once-magical land. An evil King who seeks to rule with an everlasting night has captured the creatures that inhabit this realm. Now, a young boy must use the powers of a legendary suit to control special eggs in order to restore light to the land. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'SWAT: Global Strike Team' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SWAT: GST is a first-person tactical arcade game combining the strategic elements of SWAT 3 with the instantly accessible arcade action of the Virtua Cop series. Like the real-life SWAT organization itself, the SWAT Global Strike Team is a life-saving organization tasked with defending and saving the lives of the innocent. As a member of the SWAT Global Strike Team gamers will be called to duty at a moment’s notice, confronted with missions unlike any see before. Check these new Xbox & PS2 screens ..

'Time Crisis 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time Crisis 3 marks the return of Namco's premier light-gun shooting franchise. Compatible with the GUNCON2 light-gun, this fast-paced shooter delivers superior shooting action and supreme excitement. A new weapon select system enables players to chose from 4 weapons (machine gun, hand gun, shotgun and grenade) and optimize their game play strategy. Time Crisis 3 includes the original arcade game as well as console-exclusive game modes. Sniper combat provides intense and lethal sharp-shooting action, sure to be a winning combination for this popular franchise. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Lethal Skies II' - Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios announced the launch of the official web site for Lethal Skies II. Scheduled for release exclusively for Sony PlayStation 2 on September 9, 2003, Lethal Skies II is a fast-paced, arcade-style flight shooter and the latest in the popular Lethal Skies jet combat series. You can also check our previously posted Lethal Skies II preview or check out the official web site...