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Acclaim Signs 'Kreed' For Europe & Australia

by Rainier on May 20, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russian publisher Russobit-M just informed us that European & Australian gamers will soon have the opportunity to play the well-known first person shooter developed by BURUT CT! This all means that the contract for Kreed has been signed with Acclaim and, according to the contract, Acclaim has rights to publish Kreed in European countries and in Australia, VERY soon. Now we only need somebody to bring it to North America, and preferably in a package deal with the add-on included, this game is getting old & wasting away.

'The Witcher' - Screens

by Rainier on May 20, 2004 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Witcher” is an Action RPG game for PC platform, which combines the features of such games as Dungeon Siege, Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Gothic and Neverwinter Nights. The game is supposed to ensure entertainment to a broad group of older players, incorporating simple yet interesting game system, along with a complex plot and attractive 3-D graphics. Read more for details & screens ...

'MLB SlugFest: Loaded' (PS2/Xbox) Website Launched

by Rainier on May 20, 2004 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway today announced the launch of the official website for its upcoming baseball title, MLB SlugFest: Loaded. Players can now step-up to the plate and online at the official MLB Slugfest website to get the latest news and updates on the exclusive, over-the-top baseball video game delivering multiplayer, online tournaments via the newly renovated Xbox Live 3.0 service.

'Nitro Family' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 20, 2004 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready for mind-blowing killin' action in this fast paced game that takes you around the world to fight against a new threat to world peace. Run, gun and jump past a relentless barrage of over-tie-top enemies with a scum killing dual-hand weapon system that can blast your enemies in mid-air. Save your family, save the world! The official ship date is May 24, but you can buy the game right now at ValuSoft 's website.

'Backyard Hockey 2005' Announced

by Rainier on May 20, 2004 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and the National Hockey League announced today that Backyard Hockey 2005 is in development and will be released later this year. Building on the success of the first Backyard Hockey title, which shipped over half a million units to retail in just 15 months, Backyard Hockey 2005 will be an all-new 3-D experience featuring the Backyard Kids and NHL pros featured as kid-sized versions of themselves.

'Project Gotham Racing 2' (Xbox) Downloadable Content

by Rainier on May 20, 2004 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced the arrival of new downloadable content for the popular Xbox racing title, Project Gotham Racing 2. The PGR 2 Paris Booster Pack includes eight cars to race on seven new tracks in the beautiful "City of Lights." Gamers can download the PGR 2 Paris Booster Pack via Xbox Live for £2.99/€4.99 beginning today, 20 May.

E3 2004 Booth-Babe Gallery

by Rainier on May 20, 2004 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Besides displaying their newest games at E3, the developers/publishers go to great lengths to make their booths as elaborate as possible to attract attention. With a nice booth comes a nice hostess welcoming you, handing out flyers, taking care of appointments or ... just serving as eye candy. Here are the E3 2004 boob-babes

'Ubisoft' 2004 E3 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 19, 2004 @ 11:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Ubisoft's 2004 E3 lineup:

'Silent Hunter III' - Screens

by Rainier on May 19, 2004 @ 5:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Silent Hunter III' will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.

'Day of Defeat' - New Update Via Steam

by Rainier on May 19, 2004 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve sent us very short notice that Day of Defeat version 1.2 will be shipping today via Steam. The release will feature tweaks, map updates, new maps and enhancements stemming from community feedback. Read more for detailed fix list or for more information, please visit