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'Ski Jump 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 10:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Koch Media has released a demo for VCC Entertainment's snow filled RTL Ski Jump 2004 game, giving you the chance to put on the skiis and prepare for your winter holidays. This German demo features a tutorial and one level of the full game (thanks Gamestar). Read more for download links ...

'Massive Assault' - Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce that a demo version of Massive Assault by Wargaming.Net has been completed and will be available for download next week. David Heath, Director of Operations for Matrix Games, said “Massive Assault has been earning widespread acclaim as a thinking man’s strategy game with top notch graphics and sound. We feel the best way to spread the word about this excellent title is to let gamers try it themselves through a limited demo. If you have any interest in strategy games, you owe it to yourself to give this one a try.”

'Anito: Defend A Land Enraged' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After two years of waiting, Philippine indie game developer Anino Entertainment is proud to launch its pioneering project, "Anito: Defend A Land Enraged." The single-player adventure / RPG hybrid combines the best of both gaming genres as it introduces gamers to the world of Maroka, based on 16th century Asia during the Age of Conquest. Read more for details & screens ...

'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone videogame for next-generation consoles has shipped to stores. Harry Potter fans can now experience the magic of Harry's first year at Hogwarts with next-gen graphics and updated gameplay, including features, spells, and creatures new to this adventure.

'Manhunt' (PS2) Gets Banned In New Zealand

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Manhunt, a computer video game that encourages players to kill everyone in sight in ever more gruesome ways has become the first such product to be banned in New Zealand. The Office of Film and Literature Classification has banned Manhunt, a DVD-ROM console game produced in Playstation 2 format, from distribution in the country. Read more for details ...

'Northland' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Trisynergy has decided that after internal discussions they realized that they have an almost unknown but very good game on their hands and they just didn’t want to see it get lost in the plethora of big name titles that comes out at this time of year. Also, Trisynergy doesn't believe it belongs in the, "let’s release it and hope it sells around the holiday" category. Trisynergy says "Northland is a good game and should be released at a time when it can get the attention it deserves. Accordingly, the new release date will be Feb. 2004." In the meantime you can always check out the demo.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 2:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Sacred' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Sacred the player can choose from 6 playable characters, each with their own individual characteristics and style. The more reserved role-player might prefer the Battle Mage or the Wood Elf, while admirers of traditional fantasy characters can take on the role of the Gladiator or Dark Elf. If the player fancies a different approach then the Seraphim, a follower of the mystical Angels, or the bloodthirsty Vampiress might clench their thirst. Check out these new screens ..

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

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 1:37 a.m. PST | 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. Check the new screens ...

GMX Media Signs '8th Wonder Of The World' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the PC Adventure-Strategy title – 8th Wonder in most European territories, North America and Asia. "We are glad to bring this great title to the market." Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. “We’ve had so much fun play-testing it.”