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'The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon' Goes Gold - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks announced today that The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon - the expansion pack for its critically acclaimed RPG, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind for PC - has gone to gold master and will ship to stores the first week of June. In Bloodmoon, you'll help build a mining colony and face the threat of werewolves, or decide to become a werewolf and indulge your thirst for the hunt. Either way, Bloodmoon offers a completely different experience from anything you've seen in Morrowind. To celebrate Bethesda sent us 3 new screens, as well as a cutscene trailer ...

EA Bringing Namco's 'Dead To Rights' (PS2/NGC) To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today officially announced plans to publish the hugely successful game Dead to Rights on the PS2 and GameCube. Both versions will be released next August in all PAL territories. Dead To Rights is an intense, hard-hitting, action-thriller game in which police officer, Jack Slate, discovers and unravels a conspiracy that threatens not only himself, but the city he’s sworn to protect, Grant City. Jack Slate’s adventure has him progressing through various game chapters by taking out hostile threats, solving challenging puzzles and mini-games, and defeating sinister bosses. Check out the screens ..

'Conker: Live and Uncut' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conker is a cartoon rodent with a penchant for booze, wild women and lewd conduct, and the world he lives in is a reflection of him. With a wide variety of customizable multiplayer scenarios available, the game centers on teamwork and fun. Each scenario has its own objectives, rules, environment and back story that provide hilarious gameplay and wacky entertainment. Also included is the original, critically acclaimed single-player game, “Conker’s Bad Fur Day,” with never-before-seen, uncensored content and completely revamped, only-on-Xbox graphics and sound. Check out some new screens ...

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Delayed

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega has delayed the PC version (Xbox release TBA) of Shade: Wrath of Angels and will now be releasing it in 2004. With a very successful E3 show, where Cenega showed an early playable pre-alpha code of Shade: Wrath of Angles, almost all the visitors were blown away with the ability of the graphics engine made for this title. It has become necessary to delay the game for some months in order to ensure the other elements of the game live up to a great level of detail, as well as gamers' high expectations for this title.

'No Mans Land' - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westward Ho! In No Mans Land, the player leads the colonization of the American continent between 1600 und 1900. In three campaigns, divided into 30 diversified missions, the player sees the historical development of this era from the viewpoint of six different ethnic groups: Englishmen, settlers, American patriots, Spaniards and forest- and prairie Indians. Read more to check out a batch of new screens ...

'Charlie's Angels' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's greatest secret weapon is being unleashed for the first time on videogame consoles as Natalie, Dylan, Alex and Bosley unite once again for an all-new, action-packed adventure. Incorporating a completely new and unique storyline, the Angels will go undercover to unravel a worldwide mystery and foil the devious plans of a criminal mastermind threatening to steal the world's most famous monuments. Read more and check out these sexy screens!

'Breed' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Breed' is the first project to be developed utilizing the 'Mercury' engine. Breed is an action based game set both in Earth orbit and on its surface. From the orbiting USC Darwin the player launches attacks against the Breed, the aggressive biomechanical race infesting Earth. The long-elusive playable demo for Breed, the upcoming sci-fi first-person shooter by Brat Designs and CDV, is now available after previously appearing on a magazine cover-disk. Further details on this single-player demo's contents are however not available (thanks 3DGamers/Breedfiles). Read more for download links ...

'Metal Gear Solid 2:Substance' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami has released a new patch for Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance which enables support for ATI Radeon videocards, and also takes care of a language selection issue for the European version. If you have previously updated to the v1.0, you will need to uninstall and reinstall the game before applying the v2.0 patch. (thanks Shacknews). Read more for details and download link...

Sony Online Announces 'MyPlanetSide'

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the launch this week of PlanetSide, subscribers now have access to a new free service that can be used to track their empire's progress, their individual stats in the game and more via MyPlanetSide all of these features combine to give the player the ability to see what's happening in the game, even when they don't have time to play. Read more for some additional details ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News