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'Tales of Symphonia' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using characters designed by renowned Japanese artist Kosuke Fujishima, Tales of Symphonia unfolds with beautiful anime-style cel-shaded graphics that make the expansive 3D worlds feel like a 2D comic book. The storyline is an emotionally charged, epic adventure that redefines the role-playing genre. Tales of Symphonia will ship exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube in Summer of 2004. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' Goes Mobile

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications today announced an in-game product promotion for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, one of the most anticipated video games of 2004. The alliance puts the new P900 smart phone and the T637 camera phone in the hands of operative Sam Fisher, as he wages a one-man war against terrorism.

'International Golf Pro' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Following on from the success of Perfect Ace last summer, International Golf Pro is Oxygen Interactive's second sports title, founded on the same firm principles of ease-of-play and accessibility. From the power of the drive to the precision of the putt, International Golf Pro puts you in control. Expected in UK storers March 29th. Read more for some new screens ...

'KnightBlade: Final Flight' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KnightBlade: Final Flight is a combat action game which follows the battle hardened crew of the GCV-KnightBlade, a Terran Military Megaron class carrier, into hostile territory. Commanded by April Gage, the KnightBlade is sent to a remote region of space to assist in the extraction of friendly forces caught behind enemy lines. Read more for details ...

'Universal Combat: Edge To Edge' Announced

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Universal Combat: Edge To Edge is a combat action game based on various tried and proven technologies pioneered by 3000AD Inc across its Battlecruiser line of products. Taking place in a much smaller world (two space regions and four planets to be exact), the game allows players to engage in class based combat on seamlessly integrated space and planetary worlds. It features eight marine classes and two pilot classes with player access to a variety of weapons, vehicles, gunship, fighter and shuttle crafts as well as various naval vessels.

BAM! Entertainment Signs 'Starsky & Hutch' (NGC/GBA)

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it will be the exclusive North American distributor, under license from Empire Interactive and Sony Pictures Consumer Products, of Starsky & Hutch for GameCube and Game Boy Advance. Read more for details ...

'MVP Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get in the swing of things with MVP Baseball 2004, an authentic and deep simulation of America's pastime from Electronic Arts which ships today to retailers nationwide under the EA SPORTS brand. With the MVP Baseball franchise's second outing, hailed a "landmark videogame baseball achievement" by Official Xbox Magazine, opening day has just moved to March.

'A Quiet Weekend in Capri' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that "A Quiet Weekend in Capri," a game of mystery and enchantment set on the mystical island of Capri, began shipping to retail this week. A first-person adventure for the PC, the game is uniquely packaged with a bonus travel feature on the real island of Capri as well as a separate CD soundtrack of original music. Already drawing excellent reviews and industry awards, the game, with its enveloping story, extended gameplay, mood-evoking soundtrack, and realistic puzzles, has been succinctly described as "'Myst', but in a real location."

'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Players will be able to take the reins of their preferred team through European and World Championships. Over 15,000 real players are included within the game. Managers can buy and sell players, train their squads and develop match tactics - with matches portrayed in real-time through a detailed 3D engine.

'Massive Assault Network' - Beta Testing

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 8:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net is now accepting applications for the upcoming Massive Assault Network's beta test. Beta testers can sign up right here (all countries are eligible). Candidates are accepted until March 16th, the beginning of the beta test. Massive Assault Network is the upcoming online strategy, which focuses on online turn-based warfare for hardcore strategy gamers.