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'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. Check out some new screens ...

'The Egyptian Prophecy' Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish The Egyptian Prophecy on PC-CD in North America. This first person adventure has an easy to use point-and-click interface with high quality cinematics, and integrated 3D real-time puzzles. Read more for the first screens and trailer...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out 2 new screens...

'Warlords Battlecry III' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warlords Battlecry III builds upon the unique features that have made this series renowned throughout the RTS genre. Further expanding on the Battlecry traditions, this next title will feature a new hero development system, 3 new spheres of magic that entails over 30 new spells, a new lair system, as well as 5 new races. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mafia is a 3D action game, seen through the eyes of third person. Player assumes the role of a gangster in an American town of the thirties, and gets a chance to live through gangsters rise and fall. In a spell-bounding story of human hunger for power, he will be able to live through everything that was taking place in underworld during this stormy period: mad car chases, bootlegging, assassinations, and bank robberies. Read more for some new screens ...

'James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

James Bond returns today in Electronic Arts' James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, which has shipped to retail outlets nationwide under the EA GAMES brand. Everything or Nothing is a stunning mix of action, espionage and high-speed driving that marks Bond's fifth mission for Electronic Arts. The title is available for the PlayStation2, Xbox, and GameCube.

Nvidia Reveals PCI Express Video Cards

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today unveiled the industry's first top-to-bottom family of PCI Express graphics processing units (GPUs), all designed to take full advantage of the additional bandwidth and features that this new I/O interconnection standard delivers. By using an innovative PCI Express (PCX) high-speed interconnect (HSI), a complex piece of networking technology that performs seamless, bi-directional interconnect protocol conversion at incredible speed lines, NVIDIA can transform its current award-winning GeForce FX series into a full family of PCI Express GPUs.

'Savage' - Mod Contest Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Britsoft publisher Digital Jesters is launching a competition to find the hottest new game-making talent, with a unique 'mod'-making contest held in conjunction with NVIDIA and PC Format. With games such as Counter Strike originally emerging from such game-altering modifications, this is a very real chance for would-be programmers to take existing technology and morph it into a game of their choosing.

'Disgaea: The Hour of Darkness' Coming To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 8:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI Ltd and developer KOEI Co.,Ltd. are pleased to announce that DISGAEA – The Hour of Darkness will ship to European territories in May 2004. Developed by the Japan based NIPPON ICHI SOFTWARE INC comes a turn based RPG that has achieved meteoric success in Japan and the U.S. The unique mechanics of the game and the effort put into the details set the standard for RPGs to come. Lining up with Tactics Oger and Final Fantasy Tactics Advance, DISGAEA – The Hour of Darkness is another crown of the genre.

'MVP Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2004 @ 2:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Step up to the plate and master the true art of hitting with MVP Baseball 2004. An all-new hitting model allows for complete user control over all swing types as well as signature cuts from the game's best sluggers. Featuring rich new presentation, realistic player models, enhanced animations, and an immersive audio experience, MVP Baseball 2004 takes you out to the ballgame like never before. Now that former Texas slugger ARod signed with the Yankee's, here are his first screens...