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'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get your barf bag ready! Atari, Inc. announced today that a thrilling new sequel to the stomach-turning excitement of the RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise will make its way to store shelves later this year. RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will take the series to new heights with brand new features including 3-D graphics, giving players complete control of views around the park, and a front seat to the action with a new Coaster Cam feature that allows players to ride the roller coasters.

'Massive Assault Network' Launches In April - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News announces Massive Assault Network, which has been in development for the last 3 months. It is scheduled for release on April 5th 2004. "The online Massive Assault's community is rapidly growing and many players are known to be totally addicted by the Internet play component," said Victor Kislyi, the president of "We have realized that Massive Assault's concept is a perfect one for creating an online strategy for hardcore players".

'Beyond Divinity' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 4:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Beyond Divinity, Larian Studios takes what made Divine Divinity so deeply appealing, and pushes it one step further. Using an enhanced version of the original engine, the final product delivers infinite character development, unparalleled levels of interactivity, a wide variety of enemies; tons of quests and a brand new combat system. The demo features a huge chunk of the first act of Beyond Divinity, showing the Death Knight and your character being soul-forged together and planning their escape from the Nemesis universe. Read more for download links...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 4:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'The Shield' (PS2/Xbox) Revealed

by Rainier on March 3, 2004 @ 1:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Video game players will get to be virtual Vic Mackeys now that Japanese publisher Sammy Studios has optioned rights to FX's hit police drama "The Shield." Michael Chiklis, who won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for his portrayal of corrupt cop Vic Mackey, is in final negotiations to provide his voice and likeness to re-create the role for the game. Sammy also is in talks with other original cast members (thanks Homelan). Read more for details ...

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 4:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lords of the Realm III (Lords 3) is a real-time strategy game of historic medieval conquest that spans castle building, siege, politics, religion, and conquest. The game is set in the Middle Ages, between 850 AD and 1350 AD, and features authentic castle designs and characters. Various scenarios and campaigns encompass the British Isles, Germany, France, Normandy, Brittany, Flanders and Denmark. Read more for some new screens ...

'Battlefield Vietnam' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 4:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA is pleased to announce that Battlefield Vietnam has officially gone gold for the PC. The game is set to ship nationwide to retailers under the EA GAMES brand on Monday, March 15.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 4:01 p.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 :

  • Athens 2004 - Trailer
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl - Trailer
  • X-Files: Resist Or Serve - Trailer
  • Toca: Race Driver 2 - Trailer
  • LotR: The Battle For Middle-Earth - Trailer

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

'All-Star Baseball 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 3:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

All-Star Baseball 2005 is the most realistic baseball simulation that’s easier and more fun to play. All-Star Baseball 2005 is packed with exclusive feature innovations and online head-to-head play plus the deepest franchise mode of any baseball video game. Read more to check out some new screens and the "Catcher & Future Throws" trailers.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' - IRC Developer Chat

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 2:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get all of your Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow questions answered by one of the game's Producers, Domitille Doat, in an exclusive IRC Chat on Thursday, March 4, 2004. IRC Server: IRC Channel: #SplinterCell If you don't have IRC or are unfamiliar with it, you can go to and when prompted, enter a username of your choosing then select the SplinterCell channel.Chat Times Worldwide (Note that times are given based on 24-hour clock) :
  • 09:00 - San Francisco
  • 11:00 - Chicago
  • 12:00 - New York, Montreal
  • 17:00 - London
  • 18:00 - Paris, Munich