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'Midnight Club II' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midnight Club II moves racing games from tracks to the city streets. The world's most notorious drivers meet each night in three of the world’s greatest cities - LA, Paris, and Tokyo, driving the latest performance enhanced cars and bikes and competing head-to-head to make a name for themselves. Now it's your turn. There are no rules. Drive anywhere in the city. Find the fastest route, and win the car. Check out the new batch of screens ...

'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is the first LucasArts console game available for play over the Internet (up to 8 players) and will offer expanded combat action specifically designed for Xbox Live. Communicate with other players through voice chat. Become a ranked player; earn medals. Play Conquest Mode with new exclusive weapons and commands. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Pure Pinball' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The true spirit of pinball has been captured. Pure Pinball is the definitive next-generation flipper fest extravaganza, featuring real-time 3D table designs powered by hundreds of thousands of polygons! With super-responsive flipper control and ball movement, Pure Pinball gives players the feeling of experiencing full size pinball machines on hand. Featuring the Excessive Speed, World War, and Runaway Train pinball tables, Pure Pinball delivers an unprecedented level of silver-ball realism, making it the state-of-the-art computer pinball simulation of all time. Readm ore for details, new screens as well as an in-game trailer...

Star Wars: Knights of the old Republic (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Engage in this saga set in the Golden Age of the Republic - over 4,000 years before the first Star Wars film, when both Jedi and Sith number in the thousands. With the Galaxy reeling from a recent conflict with the Dark Lords, the ongoing battle between the Jedi and the Sith rages on. Your actions determine the outcome of this colossal galactic war - and your destiny as a Jedi. Check this new batch of 30+ screens ...

'RTX Red Rock' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 8:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Radical Tactics Experts, who evolved out of the military's special forces, are the smartest and toughest members of the armed services, uniquely known for their strategic thinking, adaptability, and pure military muscle. Individuals from this elite unit are trained for insertion into undefined combat situations where even a small team is too large and unwieldy. In RTX Red Rock players immerse themselves into the role of Wheeler, who engages in fierce tactical combat, investigates mysterious, foreboding environments, and solves challenging puzzles to reclaim the Red Rock colony on Mars. Check this new batch of sweet screens!

'Vietcong' - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 9:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Acting as an elite soldier, players of “Vietcong” command the A-team, part of the U.S. Special Forces, in realistically represented Vietnamese environments. Players will lead as many as six expertly trained soldiers through 20 dramatic missions, and follow a storyline that captures the danger, fear and unpredictability of the war itself. The full-featured multiplayer mode also allows gamers to play as U.S. Special Forces or Vietcong soldiers and to battle over specially designed levels. Read more for a batch of fresh screens ...

'Neverwinter Nights' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 9:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A week after the dedicated servers, BioWare has now released new client patches for Neverwinter Nights, bringing the English and international editions of their 3D role-playing game in sync at version 1.29. This release includes sound control enhancements, a bunch of game improvements and fixes, a few DM client fixes, and a scripting, server and Aurora Toolset fix each. Read more for details and download links ...

'Sega Rally' (GBA) & 'Aero Elite: Combat Academy' (PS2) Ship To Stores

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 6:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the release of "SEGA RALLY" for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance, marking the first time SEGA's classic Rally Race franchise is available on a handheld video game system. SEGA of America today also announced the release of "Aero Elite: Combat Academy" exclusively for the PlayStation2. Featuring more than 60 of the world's most powerful aircraft, "Aero Elite: Combat Academy" is the most realistic aerial-combat simulation available for PS2.

Unreal Tournament 2003 - Bonus Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 2:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In a continuing effort to give back to the fans that have made Unreal Tournament 2003 one of the most popular multiplayer action games of the year, Epic Games and Atari have released the second official - and completely FREE - bonus pack for the game. The downloadable pack includes three new game types, 10 new maps, two new adrenaline combos, new announcer voice options and an in-game music manager. Read more for details and download links ...

'Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner' (PS2) Enters The Store Zone

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 1:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of America announced today that the critically acclaimed Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (ZOE2) for PS2 has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Developed by Hideo Kojima (the creator of the Metal Gear Solid series) and his award-winning design team, ZOE2 is the follow-up title to the 2001 hit Zone of the Enders. The most intense mech combat game ever, ZOE2 is packed with non-stop action, hundreds of on-screen enemies, exciting new moves, vast environments and a wealth of new weapons.