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'The Suffering' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Unleashing the horror throughout nine levels, The Suffering features dynamic lighting that illuminates frightening visions of horror-filled exploration and frantic combat sequences. In the dark world of The Suffering, creatures attack from the shadows and emerge from jail cells, chambers, the ground and trees, surprising the player in the most disturbing ways possible. As Torque, the main character, players encounter a cast of uniquely hardened criminals, prison guards and grotesque apparitions. Check out these new screens ...

'Port Royale 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Caribbean in the 17th Century; You will trade with over 60 towns and create your own production facilities. You will not only increase your trading empire, but you will also have a larger influence on the development of the New World. Trade is not everything though, as pirates and military fleets threaten your trade convoys. Escort ships for your convoys are needed, or you can turn the tides and hunt for pirates or capture the military ships, becoming more famous and expanding your own fleet as well as your stock of goods.

'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As Scryer, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Chaser' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood keeps on rolling out the patches for Cauldron's sci-fi FPS Chaser. This upgrade is for all English/German versions and brings your retail game to v1.50 and mainly addresses a bunch of online multiplayer issues, adds multiplayer map rotation option, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'RC Cars' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Whiptail Interactive, a global publisher of PC games, today announced that R.C. Cars has shipped to retail stores nationwide. R.C. Cars has an MSRP of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone. “R.C. Cars is packed full of intense racing fun that both kids and adults can enjoy,” said Fred Heslop, President of Whiptail Interactive. “It’s easy to pick up and play and is the perfect gift for any racing enthusiast.”

'City of Heroes' and 'Lineage II' to be Showcased at CPL

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A chance to see two of the most highly anticipated online games awaits attendees at the Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) Winter Championship, December 16-20 in Dallas, Texas. NCsoft Corporation will demo the latest pre-release versions of City of Heroes and Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicle at CompUSA’s CPL exhibit booth. Gamers will get a chance to try out the games on three new Compaq X09 Gaming PCs which will be unveiled for the first time at the CPL event.

'NHL 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released a patch for the latest installment in their hockey franchise NHL 2004 bringing your retail game to v1.02. They have also released a non-mandatory/optional NHL 2004 Online League Patch, includes functionality for online league play (requires you to install the aforementioned patch FIRST). NHL 2004 delivers the most authentic hockey experience to date, with new features that accentuate the fast-paced, physical nature of the game. New "Bruise Control" lets players charge up huge hits to level the competition, and an all-new fighting engine delivers thrilling, grappling-based fisticuffs, for when talking just won't settle things. Read more for details and download links ...

'Beyond Good & Evil' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that the Beyond Good & Evil action/adventure game is now available in retail stores for the Nintendo GameCube(tm) video game system from Microsoft. Beyond Good & Evil is rated "T-Teen" with a suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Gladiator: Sword Of Vengeance' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Acclaim has released the first update patch for their recently released action/hack'n slash title 'Gladiator: Sword Of Vengeance'. This upgrade is labelled USK18 (for German version of the game only) and addresses some issue with the blood effects as well as fixing the inability to perform certain finishing moves. Read more for details and download links

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 9:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

1C Company and Pointsoft Interactive have signed a Pan-European distribution deal for Vivisector: Beast Inside. Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline. Mysterious Dr. Morhead built a laboratory on the remote Soreo Isle and resumed his hideous experiments... Violating the very foundations of nature, his work was aimed at the creation of a new form of living being - animals that look, feel and behave more like humans. Read more for some new screens ...