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'Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 6:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment in association with top video game developer Genki Co., Ltd., is offering gamers the opportunity to rev up their engines as they tear up 200 miles of scenic highway in its new racing game, Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3, for the PlayStation2. For players who enjoyed navigating the open roads of Tokyo in Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero, the game offers realistic drives along the highways of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. Check these 35 screens ...

'The Sims Bustin' Out' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 6:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy! Read more for some new screens ...

'Roadkill' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced that RoadKill, a mission-based, post-apocalyptic combat driving game, has shipped for the Nintendo GameCube. Set in a post-apocalyptic world destroyed by a plague and ruled by gangs, RoadKill allows players to unleash havoc in 40 vehicles with weapons such as machine guns, guided missiles and homing rockets. Assuming the role of the mercenary, players must build a gang following as they battle rival gangs, city guards and anyone else that gets in the way.

'America's Army: Operations' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The US Army has released the promised patch for America's Army: Operations. This upgrade brings their team-based multiplayer game to v 2.0 and adds a new Special Forces character class, new Indigenous Forces, new SF weapons (the SOPMOD M4 carbine, Special Purpose Rifle and Thermite Grenade), new OpFor weapons (Vss Vintorez and AKS-74U), 3D Ironsights, in-game IRC Chat Client, half a dozen new maps, and numerous other improvements and fixes (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...

'Contract Jack' - Singleplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 2:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Contract Jack (developed by Monolith Productions) is a standalone action experience focused on giving PC action gamers what they want: More action, less stealth, and more robust multiplayer gameplay. Contract Jack has gone gold and can be expected in stores Tuesday, November 11th as planned. Sierra has now released the promised singleplayer demo, featuring two missions (Chapter 2: Trial by Gunfire and Chapter 4: Danger Danger!). Read more for download links ...

'Chrome' - Updated Singleplayer Demo

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 2:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Techland has released an updated singleplayer demo for their sci-fi shooter Chrome. The demo is now up to date with the latest v1.1.1.0 code and still features the same tutorial and one full level (thanks Blues). Read more for download links ...

'Trinity' Gets Cancelled

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 2:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has released its second quarter results which generally reflects some slowdown in sales/business compared to last year. It does however also reveal Gray Matter Studios' Quake 3 engine based Xbox/PC shooter "Trinity" has been cancelled (as well as Street Hoops sequel and Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder 2).

'Spawn: Armageddon' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 12:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that its highly anticipated, 3rd person action adventure title, Spawn: Armageddon, has gone gold. Coming to the PlayStation2, GameCube and Xbox, Namco’s newest bad boy on the block video game is scheduled to “Spawn” on November 21, 2003.

'Call Of Duty' - Upcoming Developers Chat

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 12:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Call Of Duty fans will have the opportunity to chat with the Infinity Ward development team tomorrow, Nov. 7th, as well as possibly play the team at their own game. One chat is good for European fans, and one is better for North American fans. Both chats will take place in IRC channels. Read more for details where to participate...

Strategy First Signs 'Supremacy: Four Paths to Power'

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 11:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce it has signed the worldwide rights to Black Hammer Game’s upcoming turn based strategy title Supremacy: Four Paths to Power. “Supremacy: Four Paths to Power is a deep strategy game that brings something new to the strategy game genre,” says Don McFatridge, President of Strategy First. “We couldn’t be happier about our partnership with Black Hammer Game that will bring this game into the hands of strategy game lovers everywhere.”