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'ESPN NHL Hockey' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"ESPN NHL Hockey" introduces the all-new Skills Competition, an exhilarating new mode that'll help you show off your skills while you hone your techniques like never before. Based off the real-life Skills Competition that happens every year at the NHL All-Star Game, you'll compete in several contests: light up the puck with your best slapshot in Hardest Shot, test your puck handling ability through the vicarious cone course in Puck Control and much more. Read more for some skillful screens ...

Capcom Will Defend The Crown WorldWide

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 1:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced a worldwide publishing agreement with Cinemaware to release Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown for the PC, PS2, and the Xbox. Based on Cinemaware’s mega hit Defender of the Crown franchise whichhas sold more than one million units worldwide, Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is a fusion of action, role-playing and strategy genres that seamlessly blend cinematic presentations with unique medieval action-sequences. Players must rely on their skill at sword fighting, castle sieges, jousting, daring archery ambushes and massive army battles to restore England to its glory and remove the tyranny that plagues the land. Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is scheduled to release across North America August 2003.

'Auto Modellista' (NGC) Announced

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced plans to release Auto Modellista, a true cell-shaded arcade-style racing game for the GameCube. Designed to capture the essence of the racing experience, Auto Modellista allows players to customize real-world cars from the get-go and acquire essential components to enhance their vehicles. Licenses from seventeen different car manufactures including Mazda, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru and more are represented giving players a total of 69 real-world cars to offer the ultimate realism. Auto Modellista is scheduled to release this September. The ESRB rating is “E” for everyone.

'Lords of EverQuest' - Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lords of EverQuest brings the best elements of the real-time strategy world together with the epic storyline and depth of the legendary EverQuest fantasy roleplaying game. By capitalizing on the rich history, detailed characters and hundreds of monsters found in EverQuest, and building upon successful feature sets of the RTS genre, Lords of EverQuest creates a revolutionary gaming experience. We had a batch of screens yesterday, today there are some more! Read more to check them out ...

The Adventure Company Signs 'The Black Mirror'

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish The Black Mirror on PC in North America. Terms of this exclusive deal with the Czech Republic’s Future Games were not disclosed. Read more for details ...

'Emergency Fire Response' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it has shipped Emergency Fire Response, developed by Monte Cristo Games, on PC-CD. This ‘hot’ new strategy title puts gamers in charge of a squad of firefighters. But before sending their team out to battle blazing infernos, they must train them in every aspect of firefighting.

'Madden NFL 2004' Makes It To The 'Pro Football Hall of Fame'

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most popular football videogame franchise of all time, Madden NFL Football, from Electronic Arts will be honored and displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame starting today. The newest version of this storied franchise from EA SPORTS, Madden NFL 2004, will be unveiled Saturday. The Madden NFL Football Franchise is the only interactive videogame to receive this honor at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read more for details or check the recently released Madden 2004 trailer.

'Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight today unveiled the Official Website for their recently announced title Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc. The official Joan Of Arc website contains the latest screens released from the Enlight development team and will serve as a central location for players to receive the latest information on Joan of Arc.

Rainbow Six 3: RavenShield - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected & announced Ubisoft has now released the new patch for their FPS/Stealth action game Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.31. This patch fixes a server crash during countdown due to armpatch files being uploaded/downloaded. We have US, UK, French and German versions of the patch as well as a v1.31 dedicated win32 server has also been released (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

'UFO: Aftermath' - Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFO: Aftermath is a 3D isometric, turn-based strategy game (TBS) with a rich and compelling sci fi story. Combining global strategy with small squad tactical combat, the challenge offered is to fight against an alien invasion. Featuring run time generated tactical missions with innovative simultaneous combat action; the genre is also enhanced with strong RPG elements, offering a quite unique mix of strategic ideas. Check out these 8 new screens!