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'Drake Of The 99 Dragons' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 7:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nvidia's nZone features a demo for Majesco/Idol FX's cell shaded 3rd person action game "Drake of the 99 Dragons". No specific details as to what the demo contains are available at this time. Read more for download links.

'Conan: The Dark Axe' (NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 6:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different environments and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ...

'EverQuest II' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath. Read on to check out the latest screenshots!

'Universal Combat' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 2:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games is pleased to announce that Universal Combat for the PC-CD is now in-stores. Universal Combat brings together the greatest components of any war, to a single game. Originally conceived as Battlecruiser Generations, the game has morphed into much more than a massive space sim, and its action-based focus caters to a much broader audience.

'STALKER' Renamed & 'Full Spectrum Warrior' Delayed

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 2:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today it was THQ's turn to disclose their financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2004, which ended December 31, 2003. Besides listing which title did well, and which didn't, the statement also reveals that S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost would now be called S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, and that the Xbox version of Full Spectrum Warrior has been rescheduled from March 2004 to June 8, 2004, while the PC version is scheduled for September 2004. Read more for details ...

'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As Scryer, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value. Read more to check some new screens or download the trailerpack (5) ...

'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Alias" is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. “Alias” will encompass all of the key elements behind the series’ success, including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry and stunning gameplay locations that span the globe. You can never have enough Jennifer Garner screens, so here are another 80+.

'Breed' Gets North American Release Date

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment today announced that March 23 is the North American release date for the PC title "BREED." A sci-fi tactical shooter featuring amazing visual effects, "BREED" is a fast-paced action title offering an incredible amount of freedom on land, air, and space.

'MechAssault 2' (Xbox) Announced - Details & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MechAssault moves beyond heavy metal and into the mind of the warrior as Microsoft Game Studios today announced that MechAssault 2 for Xbox is currently in development and is scheduled to arrive on retail shelves in time for the 2004 holiday season. MechAssault 2 is being developed by Day 1 Studios, creators of the best-selling sci-fi action/shooter MechAssault for Xbox, and guarantees an entirely fresh and exciting gameplay experience for seasoned combat veterans and newcomers alike.

'Judge Dredd' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Evolved Games and developer Rebellion announced today that the legendary Judge Dredd comic book character is coming to life in Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death. The first-person shooter will ship for all of the console gaming platforms as well as for PC in March, 2004.