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'Ghosthunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rookie Detroit cop Lazarus Jones is thrust into the role of Ghosthunter after a routine patrol at a derelict high school goes awry. Lazarus and partner Anna Steele stumble upon the supernatural research center of Professor Peter Richmond where they unintentionally liberate a legion of poltergeists. A deadly spirit abducts Anna, while another ghost fuses with Lazarus, giving him the ability to see into the realm of the dead.

'Still Life' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microids is working on an all new murder/adventure game "Still Life". Using an updated Syberia engine, "Still Life" lets you play the role of FBI agent Victoria McPherson. Situated in Chicago, you are on the heels of a serial killer, much like your grandfather did 60 years earlier in Prague (Microids' Post Mortem). By means of flashbacks and timewarps, you will travel to locations like Eastern Europe to interrogate suspects, or North America, to scrutinize dead bodies. Read more for some new screens & teaser trailer...

'MLB Slugfest: Loaded' (Xbox) First To Offer Xbox Live 3.0 Features

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. today announced that MLB SlugFest: Loaded is expected to be the first ever video game to implement Microsoft’s recently announced updates to Xbox Live 3.0 via customizable, online tournaments. MLB SlugFest: Loaded is scheduled for release on June 21, 2004, for the Xbox.

'Deadlands' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deadlands is a 3rd person action horror title, which sees a murdered gunslinger, brought back to life through possession by an evil spirit. Known only as the Stranger, he seeks retribution against the Seven Sins, a merciless gang of criminals who have entered into a terrible pact with the Reckoners, an evil force from another plane of existence.

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime...

'Army Men: Sarge's War' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The player will play as Sarge, now an army of one, against the whole of the Tan Army, under the leadership of Colonel Malice. All of the Heroes have been wiped out in a brutal Tan ambush and the Tan have found a new weapon of mass destruction that can reduce a platoon of soldiers into a mass of melted plastic. Sarge must go renegade and avenge the death of his fallen heroes, to take his revenge on the Tan Army and destroy Colonel Malice.

'Space Taxi 2' Announced

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Everyone's favorite yellow cab is back! You might remember the original Space Taxi. It was a very popular Commodore 64 title back in 1984 when it was first released. This is the first official sequel. It was created by Twilight Games with the help of the original author John F. Kutcher.

'Postal 2: Share the Pain' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Running With Scisscors has released the first patch for their recently released multiplayer addon Postal 2: Share The Pain. This upgrade brings your retail version to v1409 and adds a new multiplayer map (Red Light), various other game balacing/improvement and the usual fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Alfa: AntiTerror' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mistland (Paradise Cracked developers) have another project lined up for the near future, "Alfa: AntiTerror" (expected 2nd quarter 2004). The sad reality of life in many countries. The global problem of modern times. A war, which can neither be won nor lost. The unpromising forecasts of scientists and experts concerning further development of things. Terrorism is waiting for our answer. An answer we are about to deliver. Read more for details and new screens ...

Air Power' Changes Name To 'Wings of Power'

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shockwave Productions announces today that it has officially changed the name of it’s upcoming PC title Air Power to Wings of Power: WW II Heavy Bombers and Jets for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004. Shockwave chose Wings of Power because it is a better representation of the titles content and sim-play.