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'Boktai: The Sun Is In Your Hand' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 2:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From renowned producer and game designer Hideo Kojima (MGS2), comes Boktai, the first game to use sunlight to influence gameplay! Boktai follows the adventures of a boy vampire hunter named Django who must overcome traps, defeat enemies, and fight through the deepest parts of dungeons to rid the world of evil. Watch out for the amount of sunlight - Django is stronger by day, while the vampires are stronger by night! Read more for some new screens ...

Encore Signs 'Battle Engine Aquila' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it has signed an exclusive North American agreement with UK-based Lost Toys to publish the PC version of Battle Engine Aquila, a mech combat game with land and air engagement. Under this agreement, Encore is managing sales, distribution and marketing for the game, while Lost Toys is delivering the content. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Enigma:Rising Tide' - Official Website

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher Games today announced that it has launched a brand new website for its latest PC game, Enigma:Rising Tide. The website features new screenshots, movies and all the hard facts about this marine battle simulation. There is also a flash based mini-game focused on the key elements of the game itself. Copies of the Enigma:Rising Tide game are on offer as prizes for the top scorers! On top of all the good news, a new demo is expected tomorrow and will be available on the Worthplaying files page. Read more for details ...

'Jak II: Renegade' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The legendary duo return in Jak II, where Jak has grown into a mature young hero with a cynical attitude and hardened edge. Following the finale of Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak and Daxter investigate a strange energy portal that propels them 500 years into the future where they find themselves in a foreign city. The city, under siege and ruled by the tyrannical Baron Praxis, is surrounded by a dark wasteland on the brink of destruction with menacing Metal Heads destroying the land.

'Alter Echo' (PS2/Xbox) Ship To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that it has shipped Alter Echo for the PlayStation2 as well as Xbox. Alter Echo lets players morph between three combat modes and alter time with an innovative Time Dilation technology. Alter Echo is now available at major retail outlets throughout North America.

EA SPORTS Launches 2nd Annual 'Madden Challenge Tournament'

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 2nd Annual EA SPORTS Madden Challenge, a nationwide 32-city tournament to decide the best player of the world’s top-selling football video game starts Saturday, August 23 in Chicago, Il. The champion from each city will proceed to compete for the prestigious title of Madden Challenge Champion on Madden NFL 2004, which just shipped last week. The stakes this year have been raised with a $50,000 grand prize being awarded to the overall 2003 Madden Challenge Champion. The finals will be held at a location to be determined in Las Vegas, Nevada.

'Republic: The Revolution' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the fall of the mighty Soviet Union, the Republic of Novistrana verges on collapse, and numerous factions struggle for power. Starting with nothing more than a small base of local support, challenge the state and build a nationwide faction powerful enough to oust the President and enforce a new Republic…by any means necessary. The game has gone gold, but is not yet available so time for 5 new screens ...

'Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader' Ships to Retail

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games and Interplay announced today Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader has shipped to retail. This original PC role-playing game from award-winning Black Isle Studios, developed by Reflexive Entertainment, provides a unique game-play experience combining the traditional elements of the genre with strong sense of action and adventure. Moving out of the typical high-fantasy world, Lionheart takes place on alternate-reality Earth in which history has diverged from the world resulting in a twist to the conventional RPG experience.

Logitech's 'Extreme 3D Pro Joystick' Now Available

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech is bringing more fun to millions of PC gamers with its new lineup of gaming devices for the PC: the Logitech Extreme 3D Pro joystick, the Logitech Attack 3 joystick, and the Logitech Dual Action Pad gamepad. All three products are now available at the Logitech website and on retail shelves in the U.S. for a suggested retail price of U.S. $39.99, U.S. $24.99 and U.S. $19.99, respectively. European pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.

'Law And Order II: Double Or Nothing' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2003 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive has released some new screens for their mystery adventure game, Law And Order II: Double Or Nothing. Read more to check them out ...