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'Ironstorm: World War Zero' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 5:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Rebellion, 'Ironstorm: World War Zero'is an all-action first-person title spanning 19 war-torn stages. Presenting an alternate history concept at the heart of its plot, Ironstorm is set in a shattered 1964 where the first World War never ended. The pivotal Russian October Revolution has seen history diverted as the insane Baron Ungenberg has crushed the Bolshevik charge.

'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 5:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has released a demo for their upcoming Pro Rugby Manager 2004 product, allowing the management game fans have a taste of what is to come when Pro Rugby Manager 2004. The demo covers three weeks of play at the start of the season and gamers will get the chance to play the colourful NEC Harlequins in two fabulous 3D stadiums. Read more for download links ...

'Galleon' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Galleon can be summed up in a single phrase: "The Voyages Of Sinbad". The game is set across six unique islands that will take the player from the bustling port of Ackbah to islands populated with giant monsters, evil slave lords and of course damsels in distress in a story of intrigue, magic, love, obsession and revenge. Read more to check a new batch of screens.

In2Games To Unveil Revolutionary Gametrak Controller At GDC

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 4:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In2Games today announces that it will showcase the remarkable Gametrak control system and games at the forthcoming Game Developers' Conference (GDC) in San Jose, California, 24-26 March 2004. Over four years in development, Gametrak will launch in August 2004, bundled with the hotly tipped Black Wind, the world's first first person beat-em up for PS2. Dispensing with fiddly joysticks and confusing buttons, Black Wind tracks your hands as you punch, block and main your way through the action. Read more for details...

'StarCraft: Ghost' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 4:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

StarCraft: Ghost is Blizzard Entertainment’s upcoming tactical-action console game that refines the epic experience of StarCraft to the level of the individual soldier. Engage the StarCraft universe face-to-face as a deadly Ghost operative in the employ of the Dominion. With the help of determined allies, follow story-driven missions that take you from massive planetary battles through dangerous solo operations to an unexpected turn of events that leaves the fate of the universe in your hands. Njoy the new screens!

'Nitro Family' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 3:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After a false start last week, Delphieye, Inc. has now released the "official" demo for their Serious Sam engine powered FPS Nitro Family. This demo features 2 levels, the second level (which finishes after you kill the stage boss ‘Monk’ in the church) will be loaded automatically when you reach the end of the first level. “Nitro Family” mainly focuses on images of the deepest desires of man like violence, sensuality and beauty, with a pure enjoyment of game. Read more for download links ..

'The Stalin Subway' - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 3:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Stalin Subway (under development at G5 Software, previously known for Fair Strike, Red Shark) is a realistic first-person shooter which is set in Stalin's Moscow of fall 1952. Iosif Stalin, the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of USSR is now 72 years old. A group of military officials of high rank decides that the Generalissimo is weak and the power can be taken away from him. But the fear of the Father of the Nation is still strong, and conspirators choose unusual weapon which can produce huge destructions and mass deaths. Read more new screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 3:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCi Reveals Next 'Carmageddon' Installment

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 3:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The new version of Carmageddon is due in summer 2005. In addition to this, SCi has a further four products in the prototype phase with planned releases in the 2005 and 2006 financial years. "The last financial year has been our most successful to date," offered Cavanagh. "Our strategy of investing in high quality licences and products, working with the best developers and partnering with strong distributors worldwide is proving successful. The directors look forward to the future with great confidence." (thanks VE3D)

'Sly Cooper 2: Band of Thieves' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 1:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the September 2004 release of Sly 2: Band of Thieves, a comic crime caper, action-adventure game designed exclusively for the PlayStation2. Created by Seattle-based developer, Sucker Punch Productions, Sly 2: Band of Thieves incorporates many of Sucker Punch's signature talents including award winning toon-shaded animation and art direction, visual style, immersive storylines, strong characters, and highly interactive worlds. Read more to check out some new screens ...