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'Boktai: The Sun Is In Your Hand' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's time for some fun in the sun! Leading videogame publisher Konami of America, Inc. today announced that Boktai: The Sun Is In Your Hand has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. The highly anticipated new action/role-playing game for Nintendo Game Boy Advance is the world's first videogame that incorporates natural sunlight into gameplay. Only in Boktai will the player's experience be affected by where, when and how much time they play the game in the sun.

'Galactic Civilizations' - Free Expansion Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 2:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Stardock Entertainment has released Galactic Civilizations: Expanded Universe, a free expansion pack for their award winning strategy game, Galactic Civilizations today. Set near the dawn of the 23rd century, the player takes on the role of leader of the human civilization and must compete against dozens of alien civilizations in the creation of an interstellar empire. Read more for details and links where to grab it ...

'Underworld Bloodline' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 1:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Pictures has a new version of their Half-Life mod Underworld: Bloodline, a team based horror themed mod with four maps (2 new one's in this version) that is serving as a free promo for the upcoming action-horror film Underworld. The new updated version (also available in patch form) offers various small improvements along with a pair of new maps and a new Black Widow Spider weapon (thanks Bluesnews). Read more for download links.

Microsoft Reveals Xbox Live Plans For Europe

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Micorsoft announced new European details for its Xbox Live service, the only fast-action, always-on broadband gaming service where gamers can simultaneously play, talk and build their legend across games and around the world. New Xbox Live-enabled countries, flexible pricing options, a trial offer for Europe, and some amazing games mean that European Xbox gamers will have a lot to look forward to this Christmas and beyond. Read more for details ...

Microsoft & Epic Games Sign Publishing Agreement

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tonight at X03, Microsoft announced a partnership with Epic Games, developers of the legendary Unreal series of games and the UnrealĀ® Engine. Epic Games and its recently-formed Scion Studios will develop several new games exclusively for Xbox and Windows. The to-be-announced products will be published by Microsoft Game Studios.

'Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Dedicated Servers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is a dynamic single and multiplayer action experience featuring an all-new epic story. Raven Software has released the Windows/Linux files for dedicated servers. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • RalliSport Challenge 2 - Trailer
  • Lords Of Everquest - Trailer
  • Metal Arms: Glitch In The System - Trailer
  • Fifa 2004 - Intro Movie

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Quidditch World Cup tournament progresses through a unique ladder system where players must defeat the team ranked above them by a variable amount of points, making the choice of when to go after the Golden Snitch a tactical one—capture it before amassing enough points to advance up the ladder and you may win the match but lose a chance to advance. We got screens for each and every platform, check them out!

'Shining Soul' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. shipped its much anticipated multiplayer action role-playing game "Shining Soul" for the Game Boy Advance. Read more for details ...

'NBA LIVE 2004' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 16, 2003 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With expanded EA Sports Freestyle Control, authentic basketball gameplay, and stunning graphics, NBA LIVE 2004 delivers the definitive basketball experience. Whether running the point with one-button Quick Plays, spinning free in the lane for a vicious dunk, or locking down on defense, LIVE puts players in total control. With a dramatically enhanced EA Sports Dynasty mode, the ability to take the court at every NBA arena—each rendered to the deepest detail—and all-new commentary from Marv Albert and Mike Fratello, NBA LIVE 2004 is all about authenticity. Blow past your defenders with all-new moves, an even better passing game, and silky smooth control in the fine-tuned EA SPORTS Freestyle Control. Check the 30+ new PS2 screens...