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'Judge Dredd' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Coming to North America - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Evolved Games and developer Rebellion announced today that the legendary Judge Dredd comic book character is coming to life in Judge Dredd: Dredd Versus Death. The first-person shooter will ship for all of the console gaming platforms as well as for PC in March, 2004.

Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has yet again released a patch for Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.53 (US & UK versions) and this patch should finally resolve the wall-peeking issue as well as address the problems users of the OEM discs have been having. Read more for download links ...

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 10:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more to check out some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 9:35 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 :

  • Xpand Rally - Trailer

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

'Star Wars: Republic Commando' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars: Republic Commando will present a dramatic military-style action experience from the point-of-view of an elite squad member of a Republic Special Operations unit. Players will step into the role of a Commando performing precision operations deep behind enemy lines in this brutally realistic Star Wars combat experience. Star Wars: Republic Commando is scheduled for release in 2004, in the meantime check these new screens ...

Sony Online Announces 'Everquest' Engine Update

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment has exciting news for all EverQuest players. As the world of Norrath evolves and expands, so too does the technology powering EverQuest. Sony Online Entertainment is making significant upgrades to the EverQuest engine which will allow SOE to provide players with the great game, but on a much more stable and efficient platform. SOE anticipates patching in the new engine sometime during the next month or two.

'Perimeter' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter. The game combines proven principles of controlling resources and unit groups with titles featuring a clear-cut seizure of living space. The gamer has three powers at his or her disposal: The first is terraforming. The second is being able to surround areas of land with an impenetrable force barrier generated by special perimeter units. The third power is being able to carry out military operations with the help of ground and air forces.

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims changed the face of gaming in the new millennium and quickly became the #1 PC game of all time. In the next generation of The Sims, The Sims 2, players control their Sims over an entire lifetime for the 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. Experience the crazy, unpredictable ride of a Sim's lifetime in The Sims 2.

'Monster Garage: The Game' In Stores NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the hit Discovery Channel television series of the same name, "Monster Garage The Game" puts players on show host Jesse James' monster team and charges them with creating a custom machine in seven days, for $3000 or less.

'Toy Strikers' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2004 @ 8:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation today announced Toy Strikers, the third of NCsoft-developed games following Lineage and Lineage II. The game maker has been developing Toy Strikers over the past year. Unlike its two predecessors Lineage and Lineage II, both of which are MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game), Toy Strikers is a massively multiplayer shooting game, and the first product for casual gamers developed by NCsoft.