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'God Of War' (PS2) Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 10:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

God of War is a new action/adventure game developed by SCEA's Southern California studio previously known for developing Twisted Metal. You play as a yet unnamed hero, surrounded by Greek mythology. Hacking your way through hordes of enemies by means of swords and Spawn-like chains you are on a quest to kill the GReek "God Of War", Ares. Read more for some screens & trailer ...

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 7:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that introduced stealth gameplay is back. Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox and PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 6:34 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Vampire: the Masquerade - Bloodlines - (3) Trailer
  • Bad Boys II - Trailer

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

'Enter The Matrix' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 5:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a new patch for Shiny's 3D action game 'Enter the Matrix'. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.2, is ONLY for people with bringing their just released to v1.2, but this patch is ONLY for users who have the Intel 845 chipset. It will work for both the CD and DVD version of the game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'CSI: Dark Motives' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CSI: Dark Motives is a first-person adventure game that will test players' nerves and intellect as they examine crime scenes, question witnesses and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. The new CSI PC game features a number of gameplay improvements including in-depth evidence examination, scalable difficulty and more interactive lab functionality. CSI: Dark Motives will once again feature the likenesses and voices of the entire CSI cast. Read more for some new screens ...

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...

'Hitman: Contracts' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspenseful missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect hit and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases Hitman's 'work' in brutal detail and brings new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen. Hitman: Contracts is being developed by Io Interactive and will be available for PS2, Xbox, and PC in spring 2004.

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' is an innovative Post-Apocalyptic Role Playing Game with tactical combat and a highly original, disturbing storyline. The game is scheduled for Q3, 2004. The Fall will be the first 3D-RPG set in an endtime scenario on the market. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Crimson Sea 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Crimson Sea 2' features over 60 missions and 3 two-player modes. Work together to bring down the enemy and clear a stage in "Co-op" mode, battle head-to-head "death match" style in "Versus" mode, or try to outscore your human opponent in "Competition" mode. Read more for details and new screens ...

'Shrek 2' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 1:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrek 2 takes players on a twisted fairy tale adventure with Shrek and his buddies. Gamers revisit key locations from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek 2 combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control their team of four and play as Shrek or any of his 10 friends, switching between each to best utilize the character’s unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete wild and dangerous adventures. Read more for some new screens ...

Sega Brings 'Puyo Pop Fever' (NGC/Xbox) To North America

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 1:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that it will publish "Puyo Pop Fever" in North America. Developed by SEGA's Sonic Team studio, the latest version of SEGA's addictive puzzle franchise offers an enhanced two-player experience that includes an an ultra-intense Fever mode and boosted combo effects. A new story mode, revamped graphics, and new puzzle pieces make this game as irresistible as it is addictive. "Puyo Pop Fever" is scheduled to be released on Xbox and GameCube in June '04.

'The Suffering' (PS2/Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that The Suffering, the first game of its kind to probe into the very unsettling and seedy underbelly of a maximum-security penitentiary haunted by horrific and grotesque apparitions, has gone gold and will to ship to stores on March 8, 2004 for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' - Official Website

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 12:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced that they have launched the official website for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow. The site contains up-to-date news, screenshots and trailers. The site is split into two main parts: single player experience and multiplayer experience. In both sections, visitors can learn about every aspect of the game from information about the characters, weapons and gadgets, to Sam's stealth moves. Coming soon to the site will be a training course where players may test their potential as a covert Splinter Cell operative by entering a state-of-the-art 3D stealth course. Once the game has shipped, the site will also offer comprehensive online rankings. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is scheduled to ship March 24, 2004 for the Xbox, PC and GBA.

‘Samurai Wars’ - Savage Mod Website Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has launched the official‘Samurai Wars’ Mod website. Samurai Wars is the exclusive MOD created especially for distribution with the European boxed version of Savage: The Battle for Newerth. Set in feudal Japan, Samurai Wars builds on the strength of the Savage engine to provide an alternative and engrossing playing experience. Read more to check out some screens or visit the official Samurai Wars website.

'Catwoman' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 9:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers will control Catwoman as they play the movie, utilizing her unique catlike skills, senses and cunning to defeat her enemies. Boasting incredible acrobatic skills, Catwoman can leap across roofs, run up walls, pounce on prey, utilize inimitable "cat senses," and avoid enemy bullets with feline grace. In addition, she can use her whip to swing through the air, and utilize the fully interactive enviroments to trap or knock her foes unconcious. The game will take players through numerous levels set in seven different locations from the movie.

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using the latest Unreal Technology from Epic Games, developer Zombie Games is creating an ultra-realistic game world spanning Middle Eastern cities and towns to the secret military bases in the frozen backcountry of Russia to other global hotspots in the Philippines, Bosnia and Western Europe. Check the new screens ...

'Vietcong' - New Multiplayer Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After a beta version, Pterodon has now released the final version of their 'Frontiers' multiplayer map for their tactical shooter Vietcong. Unfortunately no specific details as to what modes it supports, or anything else for that matter, are available at this time. Read more for screens & download links ...

'Bad Boys II' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Ships In The UK

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett of the Tactical Narcotics Team are back and oh so bad in the officially licensed game of the action-packed Simpson-Bruckheimer blockbuster Bad Boys II featuring superstars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. Playing as Mike or Marcus in 1st or 3rd person viewpoints as they mix it with the bad guys, Bad Boys II takes you through 15 stages of fast paced, all-action gameplay featuring multiple mission objectives. Grab an arsenal of weapons from pistols, shotguns, sub-machine guns, assault rifles and sniper rifles and smash Miami's Underworld, clearing the streets of wrong doers.

'Mortyr 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the year 2093 the Nazi's control Earth after winning the Second World War. They appear to possess a time machine, which gives them ultimate power. As one of the members of the conspiracy, you decide to move back to the year 1944 to change the course of the war. Unfortunately the mathematical calculations fail and instead of landing in the time machine room you find yourself just outside the snowy castle.

'Syberia 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 3:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Syberia II, the sequel of the 2002 Adventure Game of The year, is currently in development at the developer/publisher Montreal-based studios. Syberia II will be the second and final installment of Kate Walker's joint adventures with Hans Voralberg. After leaving behind all her worldly possessions with the sole purpose in joining the heir of the Voralberg family on his journey, Kate's role will undergo a remarkable change. From being the pursuant, she becomes Hans' main acolyte, his support to attain the elapsed terra firma of the mammoths. Check out these new screens ...

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In SÖLDNER - 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 ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 2:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox Review - 'Pitfall: The Lost Expedition'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Take an adventure as Pitfall Harry, the daring, risk-taking explorer who laughs in the face of danger. Featuring over 50 levels of fast-paced action and puzzle solving adventures, the game challenges players to swing, fight, climb and crawl through eight types of treacherous South American environments including lush jungles, dark tombs, ancient Aztec ruins and glacial mountains. Read more for the full review ...

NGC/PS2/Xbox Review - 'Sonic Heroes'

by Geson Hatchett on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 12:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

SEGA’s legendary mascot Sonic The Hedgehog makes his historic multi-platform debut and embarks on his biggest adventure ever, with his trademark blazing speed and a new gameplay twist in “Sonic Heroes.” Sonic and his friends have evolved, adopting a configuration feature that lets gamers control three playable characters simultaneously, using Sonic’s speed, Knuckles’ power, and Tails’ ability to fly, to conquer massive worlds. Our resident Sonic fanatic got his hands on all versions and compared them to eachother, read more to read the full review ...