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Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 5:22 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 :

  • Space Colony - Trailer
  • Anarchy Online: Shadowlands - Trailer
  • Half-Life 2 - Walls Technical Movie
  • Half-Life 2 - Alyx Technical Movie
  • STALKER: Oblivion Lost - Trailer


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

'City of Heroes' - Website Updated

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official thanks City of Heroes website has been updated with new information on Paragon City Zones. NCSoft posted information within the Gameplay Section on the three basic zones in the game, City, Hazard and Trial. In addition there are also new screen shots of each zone. Go check it out!

'LoTR: Return of the King' (Xbox/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, will allow players to journey through multiple gameplay paths, taking control of the motion picture trilogy's heroes. Defend the walls of Minas Tirith as Gandalf, raise the Army of the Dead as Aragorn, Legolas, or Gimli, and with Frodo and Sam, deliver the ring to the fiery depths of Mount Doom.Based on the environments from the upcoming movie, The Return of the King's third person gameplay will include immersive action and adventure elements set in rich, interactive levels. An all-new multiplayer co-op mode will let players form their own Fellowship before embarking on their journey through Middle-earth. Check the boatload of new screens ...

Nintendo's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Of course Nintendo's lineup cannot be far behind! So far, only limited goodies are available, but we will update when more rolls in. So far, check out screens from :

  • The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords (NGC)
  • Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising (GBA)
  • Mario Kart: Double Dash (NGC)

'Savage: The Battle for Newerth' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 Games and iGames Publishing today announced that the highly anticipated PC game Savage: The Battle for Newerth has gone gold. The first-ever RTSS (real-time strategy shooter) recently completed successful beta testing and will be released on September 9th. “The beta testing was extensive and went brilliantly,” said Jesse Hayes, COO of S2 Games. “Savage benefited tremendously from the excellent input of the beta testers and we’re excited to deliver the gold master.”

Konami's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Next at bat is Konami with a few eagerly anticipated titles such as :

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 3
  • Cy Girls
  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
  • Firefighter FD18
  • Karaoke Stage
  • Bomberman Kart
  • Bloody Roar 4

'Commandos 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The eagerly awaited demo for Pyro Studios' RTS Commandos 3 is now available (thanks Dave!). Originally featured on the Spanish Micromania magazine this demo lets you try out a tutorial/training mission, as well as "The Train" mission from the full game. Read more for download links ...

'Yager' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 5:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has now released the English playable demo of Yager letting you try out their upcoming sci-fi flying action game. New in this English version are Save-Points and French/English/German languages. The demo (developed by Yager development, how resourceful) contains three missions from the full game. (thanks GamersHell). Read more for download links ...

Cenega's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega is also presenting several of their upcoming titles, such as:

  • The Roots
  • UFO: Aftermath
  • Korea: Forgotten Conflict


  • Unfortunatly at this point we only have a few screens of The Roots & UFO: Aftermath . Read more to check them out...

THQ's ECTS Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2003 @ 3:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has quite a few interesting titles coming up in the near future so needless to say they are showing quite a few at the ECTS. We got screens from the following titles :

  • Full Spectrum Warrior (PC/Xbox)
  • STALKER: Oblivion Lost (PC)
  • Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon (PC/PS2/Xbox)
  • Hot Wheels Highway 35 World Race (GBA/NGC/PC/PS2)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Firewarrior (PC/PS2)
  • Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy (NGC/PS2)