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'Impossible Creatures: Insect Invasion' - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2003 @ 11:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Available for free download in Spring 2003, "Insect Invasion" is an add-on MOD for Impossible Creatures, the latest 3-D real-time strategy game from Alex Garden and Relic Entertainment, creators of the critically acclaimed "Homeworld." Building on the popularity of "Impossible Creatures" and its' MOD-friendly engine, Relic ups the ante with 15 new creatures, 9 new abilities and other game enhancements that add even more to Impossible Creatures already unprecedented gameplay features. Check out the new screens!

'Dynasty Tactics 2' (PS2) Coming To The US - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2003 @ 11:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Dynasty Tactics series chronicles the turmoil that took place after the fall of China’s Han Empire. The civil war that followed was a dagger into the heart of China. Bandits, warlords, and legions of mercenaries ravaged the once noble land, and ripped the empire into three warring states. On those battlefields, the heroes of the Three Kingdoms were born.

'IndyCar Series' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has confirmed that IndyCar Series, the official video game of the U.S. open-wheel Indy Racing League, has gone gold. The title will ship to retail outlets nationwide for the PlayStation2 on May 20 – prior to the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500), the largest attended one-day sporting event in the world. Dedicated versions for the Xbox and PC-CD ROM to follow shortly.

Beyond Good & Evil (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the truth and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds. Check these spiffy new PS2 screens ...

'Star Trek Elite Force II' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation® universe, Star Trek Elite Force II allows players to break out of the confines of ship bulkheads and spacestation corridors to explore all new locations including alien worlds and zero-g environments. New and more powerful weapons will be at the player’s disposal and branching levels offer a more varied gameplay experience. As announced the singleplayer demo has npow been released allowing you to try out two missions from Ritual's Star Trek shooter sequel. Read more for download links ...

'Rebels Prison Escape' Revealed

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebels Prison Escape is a real-time tactical 3D game, ingenious melting of Infiltration, Escape and final Sabotage through 6 original and huge worlds, offering indoor and outdoor levels. You take control of a team of 5 unique characters, each of whom possesses their own individual characteristics and skills to protect. They can use voodoo magical curse, charm, illusionism, sciences but also brute force !

'Pure Pinball' - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pure Pinball was announced gold a few days ago, today we have a fresh batch of screens to easy the wait. With super-responsive flipper control and ball movement, Pure Pinball gives players the feeling of experiencing full size pinball machines on hand. Featuring the Excessive Speed, World War, and Runaway Train pinball tables, Pure Pinball delivers an unprecedented level of silver-ball realism, making it the state-of-the-art computer pinball simulation of all time. Read more to check out the screens...

Empire's Budget Label 'Xplosiv' Goes PS2

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire announces that it has finalised the launch plans for PS2 budget titles in 2003. The budget line up will launch with six titles from last year including Victorious Boxers, Kuri Kuri Mix, Driven, Wild Wild Racing and Endgame as well as Psyvariar, an arcade shoot'em-up previously unreleased in Europe. The new titles will retail at the £14.99 price point. Further titles have also been signed for roll-out in release batches scheduled throughout the remainder of 2003.

'The Boss: La Cosa Nostra' - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Boss: La Cosa Nostra, Heksplex's Mafia based RTS game with a strong dose of management simulation and some RPG elements, is near completion, a demo will be shown at E3. You will organize, manage and grow a mob “family” through various legal and illegal activities with the ultimate goal of defeating rival Mafia families and becoming the boss of bosses - capo di tutti capi. Read more for details and a batch of screens ...

BBC Multimedia Brings 'FightBox' (PC/PS2/GBA) To E3

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 8:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BBC Multimedia, the software publishing division of BBC Worldwide, is demonstrating a groundbreaking new project at this year's E3, which brings together television and the Internet with the world of computer gaming.The FightBox concept, which premiers on BBC Television in the UK later this year, will be brought to the PC, PlayStation 2 and Game Boy Advance/SP, following the TV show's transmission.