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'IndyCar Series' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set to be the most accessible, exciting and entertaining open-wheel racing game designed, Indy Racing League features adrenaline-fuelled, ultra-close pack racing, with up to 33 cars racing on track, and requires total focus to handle the incredible overtaking manoeuvres at speeds well over 200mph. In a video game competition that ended in classic IndyCar Series fashion, Sam Hornish, Jr. earned his first virtual victory of the 2003 season. To celebrate the 87th running of the Indy 500 and the launch of the IndyCar Series video game for the PS2 on May 20, Codemasters conducted a pre-race simulation of the race in which Sam Hornish, Jr. emerged triumphant. Check some new screens ...

Robocop - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The action is spread across eight huge levels, encompassing indoor and outdoor areas. Robocop must use solve complex puzzles whilst fending off the bad guys – and never stray beyond his three primary objectives – Uphold the Law, Protect the Innocence and Defend the Public Trust. A playable demo of Robocop is now available allowing you to try out one level of the Robocop universe (thanks GamersHell). Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'KnightShift' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KnightShift offers the best of conventional RPG and RTS games in a mystic world, full of fantasy and imagination. The player takes control over heroes, real (funny) or magic characters and leads them to victory and honor. Set in a living fully three dimensional game environment, KnightShift bewitches your PC with breathtaking graphics and effects. Read more to check out 17 new screens...

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 12:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using the latest Unreal Technology from Epic Games, developer Zombie Games is creating an ultra-realistic game world spanning Middle Eastern cities and towns to the secret military bases in the frozen backcountry of Russia to other global hotspots in the Philippines, Bosnia and Western Europe. Ten new screens for you to enjoy!

'Xtreeme Forces' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 12:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The player starts of as a normal citizen in the society governed by the UCF. The "Freedom Front" offers the player a chance to join the group. The player can either join, or decline and join the UCF group. The player is then assigned the post of an army general, commanding a small army. From here, the story can go in any direction based on the way the player plays. Raptor Entertainment released some new screens, njoy!

Strategy First Signs 'Victoria – Empire Under the Sun'

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 8:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First Inc. and developer Paradox Entertainment have announced their latest title based on the award-winning Europa Universalis engine, Victoria – Empire Under the Sun.

'Unreal Championship' (Xbox) Auto-Update Complete

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 7:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Utilizing the technical prowess of the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Xbox Live!, Digital Extremes, the developers of Unreal Championship in conjunction with Epic Games and Atari have completed the auto-update for the game. It will be available for download through Xbox Live! tomorrow, May 22 (thanks EvilAvatar). Read more for details ...

'The Fast and the Furious' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japan-based video game developer Genki is revving up to immerse players in the "fast and furious" street racing lifestyle defined by cool cars and non-stop action. Players will feel the ultimate rush of nitrous-infused speed as they race their ultimate rides through the beautifully rendered city streets of Los Angeles to the pulsing beat of more than 35 musical tracks. Check these 8 furious screens!

'The Italian Job' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 3:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Italian Job lets gamers recapture the high-octane thrills of the blockbuster movie. Taking on the role of Charlie Croker and his gang members, you are left for dead in Venice after being double-crossed during one of the biggest gold bullion heists ever. Now you and your team of professional thieves must wreak vengeance on the man who betrayed you and reclaim the gold. In order to achieve this, you need to create the biggest traffic jam in L.A. history and attempt your getaway in super-charged new MINI Coopers.