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'Siren' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the release of SIREN, available exclusively for the PlayStation 2. Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, in conjunction with SCEA'sSanta Monica Studios, SIREN puts the player into an alternate reality, capable of raising the heartbeat and creating a true sense of suspense and fear allowing for a new horror thriller entertainment experience.

'Panic Maker' (PS2) Coming To North America As 'Under the Skin'

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today presents Under the Skin for the PlayStation2. Under the Skin allows gamers to take the reigns of a mischievous alien named Cosmi who travels the galaxy on a training mission to pull pranks and initiate panic on the planet Earth. Transform into the personas of the individuals Cosmi meets in order to complete the tasks for returning home in this unique and interesting twist on the action genre. Under the Skin is scheduled for release throughout North America this fall.

'Painkiller' - Multiplayer Demo Coming

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has announced that the anticipated Painkiller multiplayer demo will be released May 3rd and the demo will allow players to blow each other to bits in two modes: the self-explanatory Deathmatch and Voosh, a Deathmatch variation where players are given random weapons--but unlimited ammo--for a limited time. It will also feature two maps: DM-Sacred and DM-Cursed and will include all the updates and optimizations from the upcoming 1.1 patch (thanks Gamespot ). The Painkiller 1.1 patch will support the new NVIDIA 6800 cards with Pixel Shader 3.0 effects as well as improve the netcode, but has been delayed a few days as it seems (was expected today).

'Van Helsing' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 2:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Van Helsing, the third-person action game, transports players back to the macabre world of 19th century Transylvania - home to the legendary Dracula, Wolf Man and the Frankenstein Monster. As the renowned monster hunter Van Helsing, players must hunt down and destroy the evil that inhabits these ancient lands before darkness engulfs the world. Read more for some new screens ..

'Evil Genius' - Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this clever and entertaining strategy / life simulation game created by Elixir Studios, the player assumes the role of a wicked mastermind bent on achieving global domination through the construction of the ultimate doomsday device. A tongue-in-cheek take on the 60's spy thriller genre, Evil Genius offers the player the chance to be the villain and control a secret island fortress complete with powerful (and strangely dressed) henchmen, mindlessly loyal minions and a wide range of hilarious gizmos.

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide and its games are considered collector items. Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is scheduled for release on next-generation consoles and the PC in late 2004. Read more for some new screens & ingame footage trailer ...

'Fight Club' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Due out in late 2004, Fight Club, developed by Genuine Games, is set to deliver an intense experience that will combine the characters, settings, artistic style, and story elements from the movie with a realistic fighting system that will appeal to both hardcore and casual gamers. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Red Dead Revolver' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Dead Revolver is a blazing third person gun slinging action game, fueled by a revenge driven storyline punctuated with humor. The arcade style gameplay blends seamlessly with the elements of the Wild West era. Full motion capture cutscenes fuel the cinematic ambition of the game. Red Dead Revolver is in development for PS2 & Xbox, expected release date: Spring 2004. Read more for some new screens & ingame footage trailers...

'Silent Hunter III' - Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The next title in the Silent Hunter franchise 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.

'Shining Soul II' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today that it has shipped the sequel to the multiplayer action role-playing game "Shining Soul" for the Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide. The official Shining Soul 2 website has also gone live at and features game information, as well as exclusive downloads such as movies and wallpaper for your desktop.