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'Alpha Black Zero' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Alpha Black Zero is a fast-paced mission based 3rd person tactical shooter with a gripping storyline to test both your fighting abilities and your intelligence. Dozens of different enemies, all possessing strong Artificial intelligence, will punish your mistakes across huge and challenging levels. Read more for new screens ...

'Music Mixer Karaoke' (Xbox) Songs Now Available

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 1:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that four new Xbox Music Mixer karaoke song bundles are now available for download via Xbox Live, and more are soon to follow. Xbox Music Mixer allows aspiring singers, VJs and party hosts to bring down the house with a Karaoke engine that lets players sing to nearly any song. Read more for details ...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 12:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time, players control The Sims over an entire lifetime for the very first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations, gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new amazingly life-like 3-D world...

Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 12:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has released another patch for Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.51 and mainly addresses the "virtual drive" issue that caused an outcry in the community. Due to an added protection scheme Ravenshield refused to work if you had virtual drives mounted, Ubisoft got the heat and now fixed that problem. Read more for download links ...

'Alien Blast' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Made by Kiddies are pleased to announce that their PC arcade shooter hit, Alien Blast – The Encounter has gone gold and is on target to hit North American retail shelves in January 2004.

'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence (thanks GenGamers). Check out some new screens below!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 11:16 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • Soldner - Trailer
  • Ground Control 2 - Trailer

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

'Peter Pan' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The action of one of this holiday's highly-anticipated movies comes to life in an action adventure game, Atari, Inc. announced today. Shipping to retail stores nationwide this week, Peter Pan: The Motion Picture Event for Game Boy Advance, captures all of the action and excitement of the upcoming Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios film of the same name, taking players on a magical journey with Peter Pan from his first meeting with Wendy until the final confrontation with Captain Hook. Peter Pan opens nationwide on December 25, 2003.

Activision Signs 'Shrek 2' (ALL)

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that the company will work directly with DreamWorks to develop and publish video games based on DreamWorks' upcoming animated theatrical "Shrek 2" feature film.

'Vietcong' - New Multiplayer Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2003 @ 10:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon has released the announced new multiplayer map for their tactical shooter Vietcong. This '3 Canyons' map features a new 'Turn Table' mode, as well as all other modes and allows up to 32 players. Read more for details & download links ...