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Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2003 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set for the first time in the Pacific Theatre of Operations from 1941-1944, Medal of Honor Rising Sun gives players a sense of the courage it took to fight the Japanese from Pearl Harbor to the shores of the Philippine Islands. Players will assume the role of Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin, as he survives the attack on Pearl Harbor, leads the assault of Guadalcanal, and finally rescues his brother from a Japanese POW camp in the Philippines. Read more for some details and screens ...

'Tactical Commanders' Expands Beta Test

by Rainier on April 28, 2003 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the past week the registration for the public beta phase of the online strategy game Tactical Commanders was started with a contingent of 10.000 beta test accounts. In view of the fact that today this mark was broken, the Tactical Commanders Team decided to set up additional servers to raise the number of possible beta testers to 20.000!! Interested players will be given the chance to apply for the beta test till the end of may. The beta test of the so called Massively Multiplayer Online Real Time Strategy Game (MMORTS) will be started in june for all german and english speaking areas. Register for the beta test, right here.

'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 28, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criminals of Gotham City Beware! Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu for the PlayStation2, Xbox, the Nintendo GameCube and GameBoy Advance. Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu makes history as the first video game to debut a brand new Batman character, the villain Sin Tzu. Ubi Soft, DC Comics and Warner Bros. have partnered to showcase the talents of renowned comic book artist, Jim Lee, as the creator and character designer for Sin Tzu. Jim Lee is America's best-selling comic book artist of all time and is currently the artist on the monthly DC comic book BATMAN, which is the nation's #1 comic book. Read more for details and the first screens!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 27, 2003 @ 2:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • GTA: Vice City (Rockstar)
  • Sims: Superstar (EA)
  • Metal Arms: Glitch in the System (Vivendi)
  • Fair Strike (Buka)
  • Battle Mages (Buka)

  • Read more for download links ...

'Soul Calibur 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2003 @ 10:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SC2 features seven distinctive modes of game-play including: Arcade, Vs, Time Attack, Survival, Team Battle, Practice, and the console exclusive, Weapon Master. Weapon Master is a "complete the mission" mode combined with an RPG twist. In this mode, the player can collect and equip their character with up to 200 different weapons, thus adding a deeper level of strategy to every new battle. Check out 20 new Xbox screens ..

'Secret Weapons Over Normandy' - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2003 @ 10:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by its celebrated Secret Weapons series of classic World War II flight combat games, LucasArts' Secret Weapons Over Normandy brings the historic air battles of that era to PS2, Xbox, and PC this fall. Secret Weapons Over Normandy presents a dynamic, deeply engaging story-driven flight action experience that puts players in control of authentic World War II aircraft and challenges them to undertake the war's most dangerous missions. Check the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 26, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku 2' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2003 @ 12:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari adds to the success of the Dragon Ball Z franchise by introducing an all new role playing adventure game for the GBA. Capitalizing on the success of Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku, the best-selling role playing game for the GBA in 2002, Atari today announced Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II. Slated to release in June 2003, Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II adds a thrilling new chapter that invites players to experience even more of the Dragon Ball Z story. Check out the fresh batch of screens..

'Freaky Flyers' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 11:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freaky Flyers drops players into the cockpit with the most unique and engaging cast of characters to ever explore, adventure, stunt fly and dogfight in the videogame skies. Intertwining stories and engaging aerial combat add to the excitement throughout completely open and interactive 3-D world environments. Adding to the intensity is multiplayer action that allows gamers to do battle head-to-head in aerial racing combat. Check out the new freaky screens ...

'LotR: The Return of the King' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2003 @ 11:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Return of the King will let players journey through multiple gameplay paths, taking control of the motion picture trilogy’s heroes including Gandalf, Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Sam, and Frodo. Set in all of the breathtaking locations from the upcoming movie, The Return of the King’s third person gameplay will include immersive action and epic adventure elements based in rich, interactive levels. An all-new multiplayer co-op mode will let players form their own Fellowship before embarking on their journey through Middle-earth.