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'NBA JAM' (Xbox) Gets Downloadable Content - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA Jam brings the "in your face" highlights of NBA play to life with over the top, arcade-style 3-on-3 basketball featuring spectacular high-flying dunks, ankle-breaking crossovers and "get that outta here" blocks!

'Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames Publishing today announced that the highly anticipated PC game Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi has gone gold. The first person shooter-survival horror game will thrust players into a den of bloodthirsty vampires where intrepid adventurers must use their wits as well as the classic weapons of vampire lore…holy water, wooden stakes and more, to defeat the fanged horrors. Developed by the Swedish studio, Idol FX, the game will be released for PC on October 20th in time for Halloween.

'Railroad Tycoon 3' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Railroad Tycoon 3 offers a fully realised 3D gaming world, scaling from eye in the sky views of entire continents down to incredibly detailed close-ups of beautifully modelled locomotives, buildings and landscapes. Take 2 has issued a brief Q&A with PopTop's Franz Felsl, read more to check it out (including some new screens)!

Monster 4x4: Masters of Metal (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready to pilot the world's most powerful trucks and go head-to-head in pulse-pounding off-road competitions. Whether you're grinding through mud pits in Louisiana, crunching up cliffs in California, or smashing up trees to make the ride a little bumpier for they guy behind you, keep your eyes on the prize: cash you earn on the circuit goes to buy new trucks and build up your ultimate Monster machine. Read more for some new screens!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Crash Nitro Kart - Trailer
  • Deus Ex: Invisible War- Trailer
  • Maximum Chase - Trailer
  • Monster Hunter - TGS Trailer
  • Call Of Duty - 'Brothers' Trailer


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

'Rome: Total War' Set To Conquer The World In Fall 2004

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that Rome: Total War, the latest installment in The Creative Assembly's award-winning Total War series, is on schedule for a fall 2004 release. The highly acclaimed game took the industry by storm when it debuted at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo earning the highest accolade, a "Best of E3 2003" award for Best Strategy Game. The title was also lauded by industry leader Computer Gaming World magazine as a "landmark strategy/wargame" and received "Best Games of E3" accolades from PC Gamer, Computer Gaming World, GameSpot and GameSpy. Next fall, gamers will hail the golden age of antiquity as they command massive armies in a bid to rewrite history.

'Beyond Good And Evil' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised Ubisoft has now released the US demo for Michel Ancel's upcoming action/adventure game Beyond Good & Evil. No specific info on this demo available except for "it contains the first 90 minutes of the game" and is more polished/bug free than the previous "French" demo, it is also about 50mb bigger. Read more for download links ...

'Wartime Command' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wartime Command: Battle For Europe 1939-1945 is the stunning World War II tactical real time strategy game from Russian developers 1C Company in Russia. The game development project has been retitled from Battlefield Command to give it prominence in a cluttered market of similar product brands. Wartime Command will launch for PC in the spring of 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

'Cold Zero' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Drago Entertainment/JoWood have now released the English demo for their isometric 3D action/RPG/strategy game Cold Zero: The Last Stand. This demo features a training tutorial and one mission called The Fish Loading Point, where you have to rescue hostage held at docks (thanks Tiscali). Read more for download links...

'Kuma: War' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 10, 2003 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kuma Reality Games’ Kuma: War brings today’s news of military conflict directly to the PC in a method and style never-before-seen in the world of video games. Supported by true-to-life satellite imagery and authentic military intelligence, Kuma: War provides players with the opportunity to jump from the headlines right into the frontlines of international conflict. Read more for some new screens ....