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'Postal 2: Share The Pain' Finally Coming To Europe

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

hell-tech, a Greek publishing and distribution company is committed to getting the game on retail shelves throughout Europe. "We're offering European gamers an experience that will have them laughing out loud at the sheer madness of using a cat as a silencer on the end of a gun!" explained hell-tech's Christos T. Like a medieval black plague spreading across Europe (except this one will cause controversy rather than death...), POSTAL 2: Share The Pain will be released on 16th APRIL 2004 to an eager gaming market looking for that something extra in their first person shooter! Were else can a shovel be a weapon of choice...?

'World Championship Snooker 2004' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Taking the baize battles out of your living room and into the competitive online gaming arena, World Championship Snooker 2004 is the new player in Codemasters' best-selling, definitive snooker game series and will launch this summer for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. World Championship Snooker 2004 introduces an online competitive play mode on all platforms, allowing players to go head-to-head with a live opponent and play as any one of the 30 plus professional players.

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Building on Ubi Soft's strong commitment to online gaming, Pandora Tomorrow will the be the first stealth game ever to feature multiplayer online missions allowing several players to simultaneously share Sam Fisher's shadowy world of espionage. Read more for some new screens...

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BioWare is currently developing Jade Empire exclusively for Xbox and wile not many details are available, today we are getting the first screens. BioWare, whose publishing relationship with Microsoft was announced one year ago at the Microsoft press event X02 in New York, has most recently been recognized for the smash hit Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. More information about Jade Empire will be revealed in Japan at the Tokyo Game Show, starting tomorrow, in the meantime check these new screens ...

Take 2 Signs 'Kohan II: Kings of War'

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 7:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gathering announced today that it will be publishing Kohan II: Kings of War for the PC, expected for release this Summer. TimeGate Studios delivers a breathtaking world of magical splendour, heroic deeds, and fearsome enemies with Kohan II: Kings of War, a fantasy-based real-time strategy game. Presented in beautifully rendered 3D, Kohan II: Kings of War allows gamers to lay siege to enemy cities, explore fantastic realms, fight strange creatures, and build a world-spanning empire.

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In SĂ–LDNER: Secret Wars the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict' (Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 1:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

“Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict” brings the “Unreal Championship” franchise to Xbox and Xbox Live with bold enhancements to single and multiplayer gameplay including all new super-agile player acrobatics, third-person camera mode, vehicles and intense melee abilities. “Unreal Championship” fans can play as any one of 14 characters from the “Unreal” Universe, each with spectacular new Adrenaline powers that enable new offensive and defensive combos. Read more for details & screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 18, 2004 @ 1:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Highway To The Reich' Virtual Tour Now Available

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 11:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Panther Games are pleased to announce an innovative new Virtual non-Interactive Demo of the award-winning Highway to the Reich. Based on the popular Macromedia Flash plug-in, this tour of the game and its features offers wargamers a closer look at what Highway to the Reich is all about. Read more for details ...

Unreal Tournament 2004 - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 10:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A new Unreal Tournament 2004 multiplayer map has been released, and while it is not officially supported by Digital Extremes and Epic Games, it is created by is now available. The onslaught map is called Icarus Plaza and although it is not an official release, it is designed by UT2004 level contributor Chris Blundell (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...