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'Unreal Tournament 2004' Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari and Epic Games announced today that the release date for Unreal Tournament 2004, the highly anticipated follow-up to last year's smash Unreal Tournament 2003, has been moved to February 2004. The game was previously slated for release during the 2003 Holiday season.

'Asterix & Obelix XXL' (NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 11:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Asterix & Obelix are returning in style on next-generation consoles, with an XXL game in which they battle up to 70 Romans at a time. Asterix & Obelix XXL makes full use of the technical features of new consoles to produce an extraordinary image of the universe of Asterix and Obelix, through 6 gigantic levels and 49 challenges, each more astounding than the next. Read more for screens...

Ubisoft Brings 'PlanetSide: Core Combat' To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that it is has signed an exclusive agreement with Sony Online Entertainment to publish PlanetSide: Core Combat, the first expansion for the popular massively multiplayer online first-person action game, PlanetSide. PlanetSide has already attracted more than 60,000 subscribers worldwide. The expansion will focus on alien technology discovered deep in underground caverns, adding more vehicles, weapons and battlegrounds under the planet Auraxis. PlanetSide: Core Combat will be released on the 21st November 2003. Read more for details & screens ...

'MTX: Mototrax' (PS2) Playable Demo On 'Tony Hawk's Underground'

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers will get an extra dose of adrenaline pumping action when Activision releases a one-level demo of its upcoming MTX: Mototrax game on Tony Hawk's Underground for the PS2. MTX Mototrax, which will be available in Spring 2004, delivers the fastest, most complete racing game ever by offering a non-linear career mode that challenges players to master motocross, supercross and freestyle using authentic equipment and deep customization options that allow players to create their ultimate MX experience. The MTX: Mototrax demo includes both a single player and multiplayer race and gives gamers a chance to score themselves an exclusive cheat code for Tony Hawk's Underground.

Play As Snoop Dogg In 'True Crime: Streets Of L.A.' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that Snoop Dogg, the "Dogg Father" of hip-hop, is an unlockable, playable character in the company's upcoming True Crime: Streets of L.A. videogame. When players unlock his character in "Dogg Patrol" mode they can play as Snoop and roll through the streets in a custom convertible, complete with hydraulics, while looking for random crimes to solve and criminals to take down. Read more for details and screens or check our recent True Crime preview!

'BloodRayne 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Acknowledging the Halloween anniversary of the successful launch of its predecessor, Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment, today announced that BloodRayne 2 will be available in October 2004 for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, and personal computer. Read more for details ....

'Richard Burns Rally' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Richard Burns Rally' is the first true rally simulation game, bringing the most realistic and exhilarating rally experience to all major gaming platforms. This true to life rallying requires tactics, intelligence and perseverance as well as speed, aggression and risk taking. World Champion Richard Burns, Britain’s top rally driver for the past three seasons, in association with SCi Games is pleased to announce the first game in the 'Richard Burns Rally' series to be released in early 2004. Check out the new screns for all platforms...

Activision Acquires Call Of Duty Developer 'Infinity Ward'

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that the company has exercised its option to acquire the remaining 70% of outstanding common stock in Infinity Ward, the developer of Activision's highly anticipated PC game for the holiday season, Call of Duty.

'Universal Combat' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Universal Combat brings the greatest components of war together in a single game. Conceived in late 2001 as Battlecruiser Generations, the fifth in the Battlecruiser series, the game has grown into much more than a massive space simulation. Universal Combat is due to be distributed by Mindscape in the UK in November 2003. Unfortunately due to time constraints and a looming Gold date, plans for the demo have been put on hold. Once the game goes Gold this Thanksgiving holidays, work will resume on the demo. Expect it around the end of November. In the meantime, check the new screens ..

'FIFA Football 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2003 @ 9:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The action is deeper than ever with advanced levels of player detail and responsiveness. When you want to take on new competitors, connect to EA SPORTS online for match up gameplay, tournaments, downloadable content, and more. With immersive atmospheres, benchmark presentation, total realism with the world's premier clubs, and industry-leading gameplay, FIFA Football 2004 returns as the true authority in soccer gaming. EA has released the US version of their Fifa 2004 demo featuring a 4-minute match between San Jose Earthquakes and Los Angeles Galaxy at the LA stadium. Read more for download links ...