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'TOCA Race Driver 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 3:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Throw away your old-man driving gloves and get your fireproof racing suit out, because PlayStation racing is about to become a matter of life and death as Codemasters confirms that an advanced edition of TOCA Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator is coming to PS2. TOCA Race Driver 2 is as realistic as racing games get and the new enhanced PS2 version will launch this October, complete with online racing.

'Colin McRae Rally 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 2005 features over 30 incredible cars, and rally fans will drool over some of the stars in this year's lineup. So, choose your poison: whether it's the Celica GT4, Lancer Evo VIII or Subaru 22B STI, you're going to need your wits about you to clock a world-beating time and bring the car home in one piece.

'The Mummy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets HollyWood VoiceCast

by Rainier on June 30, 2004 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AllintheGame Ltd, casting and recording The Mummy for Hip Interactive in London last week, were lucky enough to secure the services of US actor Corey Johnson, who played Daniels in the first Mummy movie .... the session featured a stellar UK and US cast in an intensive 8 hour video dubbing session. Said Voice Producer and Casting Director Phil Morris, "This was the first game we have worked on where we have had to do lip sync work to the equivalent quality of The Mummy cartoon series, with sound-alike actors matching the character roles in the TV cartoon. This demonstrates that developers and publishers can record games based on movie and TV licences in the heart of London, without having to stretch to a Hollywood cast and budget.........

'NCAA FOOTBALL 2005' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts is pleased to announce that NCAA Football 2005 has officially gone gold for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube. The game will be in stores on July 15 and is the first EA SPORTS title to have Xbox Live capability. Last year's game was the #2 football game in the marketplace and #9 selling console videogame in North America.

'Pax Romana' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 8:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher has released a patch for Galilea Multimedia 's 3D strategy game Pax Romana. This update brings your retail game to v1.02 and adresses bugs/crashes, updates the Peace Proposition system, gameplay tweaks, and various other issues (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links...

'Need For Speed Underground 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 8:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they’ll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town.

'Terminator 3: The Redemption' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 8:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Terminator 3: The Redemption will take players for a thrill ride into the post-apocalyptic universe as they play the series’ signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Terminator 3: The Redemption will surprise players with innovative and exciting gameplay presented in a number of different styles utilizing vehicles and machines straight from the Terminator universe, pitting the Terminator against numerous ground and air-based and enemies.

'NHL 2005' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 7:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA SPORTS lights it up in the 13th season of world championship hockey with EA SPORTS NHL 2005. Delivering top shelf gameplay that captures the speed, finesse, and lighting-fast flow of pro hockey, NHL 2005 challenges gamers of all skill levels to lace up their skates and take command of the open ice.

'Cold War' - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

'Burnout 3: Takedown' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 4:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout 3 takes the series even further, now featuring a unique 'crash and burn' racing concept and a one-of-a-kind special effects engine that delivers spectacular visuals. The intensity heats up as players race, and often crash, their way through oncoming traffic in an attempt to claim the top spot. Check the new screens ...