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Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 4:02 p.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 :

  • Tribes: Vengeance - Trailer Pack
  • Call Of Duty - Armory Trailer
  • Armed & Dangerous - Intro Movie
  • NHL Rivals 2004 - Trailer
  • Prince Of Persia - Trailer

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

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

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | 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 GBA screens ...

First Annual ATI/AMD Cyber X Games Comes To Las Vegas

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sin City will be ground zero for the first annual ATI/AMD Cyber X Games Championships held in conjunction with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Thursday - Sunday, Jan. 8 - 11. The biggest, baddest gamer festival in the country will offer competitors the chance to win $600,000 in cash and prizes over the course of several qualifying tournaments and the championships. The $100,000 Counter-Strike first prize will be the single largest purse in gaming history.

'Killzone' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the near future, in a period of planetary colonisation, it revolves around a savage conflict between forces that are still loyal to Earth (the ISA) and a separatist, militaristic faction who call themselves the Helghast. The game follows your squad of four soldiers on a suicidal mission behind enemy lines, as they fight to undermine and defeat the Helghast forces following their devastating Blitzkrieg attack on the human colony (screens courtesy of Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Tony Hawk's Underground' Gets Rocking SoundTrack

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The music of legendary rockers KISS and Jane's Addiction, punk bands The Clash and NOFX, hot hip-hop artists Nas and Jurassic 5, dozens of up and coming acts and even unsigned cutting edge artists will transport gamers to the gritty world of competitive skateboarding in Activision, Inc.'s Tony Hawk's Underground. The more than 70 artists selected to supply the in-game music have helped inspire skateboarders for the last twenty-five years. For a full listing of artists and tracks or more information on the game, visit

'Dominions 2: The Ascension Wars' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dominions 2: The Ascension Wars will be available on a multitude of platforms, a first for a Shrapnel Games product. Whether you're using a Windows based system, a Mac, Linux, or even Solaris, you'll be able to enjoy this deeply enthralling, and highly addictive, turn based strategy title. Illwinter Game Design and Shrapnel Games are pleased to announce that the highly anticipated epic fantasy strategy title, Dominions 2: The Ascension Wars, has just gone gold. The current projected release date is November 14th.

'Total Club Manager 2004' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 11:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the makers of FIFA, Total Club Manager 2004 puts you straight into the dugout of your favourite football team. Whether you are fighting for league survival or challenging to win the championship, TCM 2004 will put you in total control. Manage the club the way you think it should be managed. Such managerial duties include: Buying and selling players in the most realistic transfer market to date; creating your own training sessions; disciplining players or granting them bonuses; dealing with national media and most importantly, keeping the fans happy.

'Squad Assault: West Front' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Squad Assault: West Front, you command troops in both the Allied and German Armies of the West Front of World War II in an immersive full 3-D continuous time environment. Squad Assault: West Front features detailed models for all the major armies that fought in France in 1944, including American, German, British, Canadian, and Free French. Earlier today we had the shipping announcement, so until it arrives in your local store, these screens will tide you over!

'Downhill Domination' (PS2) Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With no-holds-barred gameplay at a blistering frame rate, this extreme sports title is not for the fainthearted. Downhill Domination will fry your eyeballs with its unparalleled sensation of speed as rocky ground and huge 100-foot drops will ensure your ride is anything but smooth. Scheduled for launch in spring 2004, Downhill Domination is frenetic, fast paced and the first downhill mountain bike racing game for the PlayStation 2. Read more for details & screens...

'TrackMania' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TrackMania is a new type of racing game, in which players create their own ludicrously dizzying courses quickly and easily using a bank of over 300 different construction blocks. These courses – which can be built in one of three breathtaking themes – form the basis for races the likes of which you will have never seen before. This demo offers you the chance to to play all aspects of the final game, 'Track Building', 'Solo' mode, 'Hot Seat' and all of this on multiple PCs, LAN or Internet. A dedicated Internet server will offer users the chance to compete against other beta testers, using tracks designed by the TrackMania community. Read more for download links ...