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'Fast Lanes Bowling' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 6:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight has released a demo for LAB Rats Games' bowling title Fast Lanes Bowling giving you the change to try out one of Fast Lane Bowling's four female characters in two of the 12 settings (the bowling alley and a pirate ship). The demo is limited to the open play mode and will end after three full frames have been played. Read more for download links ...

'The FirePower' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 6:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The FirePower philosophy is to create the most realistic air combat experience possible. The veterans of the Second World War are leaving us at a rate of 1000+ a day. FirePower for Microsoft Combat Simulator 3, commemorates their skill and sacrifice by providing the player with an air combat experience like never before. This was accomplished by using authentic military test data and combat footage along with the input from over thirty real warbird pilots. Read more for some new screens as well as a 5minute ingame footage trailer...

Metal Bands Signs On For 'Fallout: Brotherhood Of Steel'

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 4:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today that the company has inked deals to include numerous metal bands for the upcoming Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel videogame, including the tremendously popular Slipknot. The much anticipated, gritty and darkly humorous third person action-adventure game is due in stores on January 13 for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Read more for details ...

'Suikoden IV' (PS2) Coming To North America - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 3:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Suikoden series has always delivered an enriched gameplay experience through innovative battle systems, storyline plot twists and a captivating score. Suikoden IV continues the gameplay tradition with players interacting with over 100 characters in vast and rich 3D environments as they battle new adversaries, explore new territory and embark on unforgettable adventures. Read more for details and screens ...

'Silent Hill 4: The Room' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 3:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America today unveiled plans for a fourth terrifying installment of the wildly popular Silent Hill series. Continuing to blur the lines between reality and horrific alternate worlds, Silent Hill 4: The Room for the PlayStation2 and Xbox is set to once again strike terror into the hearts of gamers in Fall 2004. Read more for details and screens ...

'Neo Contra' (PS2) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 3:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America today revealed Neo Contra, the latest game in the highly popular action series Contra. Following the success of 2001’s side-scrolling shooter, Contra: Shattered Soldier, Neo Contra has been designed for the PlayStation2 and takes players into an action-packed and stunningly-detailed 3D environment. Read more for details and the first in game screens ...

'Nanobreaker' (PS2) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

At the company’s annual gamers’ day, Konami Digital Entertainment today revealed a brand new PlayStation2 3D action title, Nanobreaker. Developed by Koji Igarashi, the famed producer behind the legendary Castlevania series, Nanobreaker is poised to become another celebrated Konami action game franchise. Read more for details and the first ingame screens ...

EA's NFL Street Featured In 'Making The Game' on MTV and MTV2

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 2:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

This weekend, MTV is premiering a new show titled “Making the Game: NFL Street” which gives fans an early look at the latest EA SPORTS BIG branded title from Electronic Arts to set the street a-buzz. The show features exclusive behind the scenes access to the creative forces responsible for NFL Street, including the Tiburon (game development) team, street artists, musicians, athletes and more. The show airs on MTV this Friday, January 9th at 8pm with repeat airings on Sunday the 11th at 11:30pm and Friday the 16th at 1am. The show will also run on MTV2 at 9:30pm on Tuesday, January 13 with follow on shows at 8:30am on Thursday, January 15 and 7:30am Sunday, January 18. (All times are ET). NFL STREET, from EA SPORTS BIG, is available on all three console platforms - PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube and the game is on track to ship nationwide to retailers on January 13th, 2004.

'Starship Tycoon' Released & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

At a time where the marketplace for independent games is saturated by Tetris clones and other casual puzzle games, UK developer Positech computing have just released their management/Sim game Starship Tycoon Starship Tycoon draws its inspiration from games such as Eve Online, SimCity and Rollercoaster Tycoon, to put you in the position of a futuristic businessman running his own stellar shipping company. Read more for details and download links ...

'Wrath Unleashed' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2004 @ 2:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wrath Unleashed, the exhilarating new LucasArts action-strategy game that will transport every player to the fantasy universe, has officially GONE GOLD for Xbox and PlayStation 2! The epic unfolds with the official release on February 10, 2004. The game introduces players to a unique and spectacular fantasy universe where players engage in both single and multiplayer battles with more than 30 fierce, mythological creatures from four realms. Each character has special attributes, powers and attacks...but all characters have the power to unleash their wrath to defeat opponents and dominate the universe!