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Matrix Games Launches 'Digital Express Games'

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 11:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to announce the launch of the new Digital Express Games line of value-priced titles aimed at gamers who want good game, but at a lower price and with immediate availability in a relatively small download package. Read more for details ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 10:21 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 :

  • Singles: Flirt Up Your Life - Trailer
  • Driv3r - Trailer
  • Final Fantasy XII - Trailer

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

'Horizons: Empire of Istaria' - Dragons Take to the Skies!

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 3:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Long the stuff of legends, Dragons in flight is now a thing of reality in Horizons: Empire of Istaria! The natural progression of age, which was once taken for granted, was halted long ago when a paradox was created. A sword that could cut through anything struck a great statue which could not be damaged, sending shockwaves through the world which halted the natural order for all Dragons. In order to continue their normal existence, Dragons had to discover a means to mature into adulthood, or face possible extinction.

'Alfa: AntiTerror' - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 3:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mistland (Paradise Cracked developers) have another project lined up for the near future, "Alfa: AntiTerror" (expected 1st quarter 2004). The sad reality of life in many countries. The global problem of modern times. A war, which can neither be won nor lost. The unpromising forecasts of scientists and experts concerning further development of things. Terrorism is waiting for our answer. An answer we are about to deliver. Read more for some new screens ...

'You Are Empty' - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"You Are Empty" is a First Person Shooter in a thriller style with some of the Adventure elements. Actions take place into a huge totalitarian Soviet city of 50-60s, in alternative history. You have to play a part of a typical soviet citizen of a severe totalitarian regime. Read more for some new screens ...

'Splinter Cell : Pandora Tomorrow' - Demo's Coming This Week

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 2:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has announced through the official website that it is set to release the single-player demo in the coming days and the multi-player demo shortly after that (thanks We will of course them available on our fileservers as soon as they are available so check back often ...

'Manhunt' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 1:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

America is full of run down, broken rust-belt towns where nobody cares and anything goes. In Carcer City, nothing matters anymore and all that's left are cheap thrills. The ultimate rush is the power to grant life and take it away, for sport. This time James Earl Cash, you are the sport. They gave you your life back. Now, they are going to hunt you down. Check these new Xbox & PC screens...

'Space Raiders' (NGC) Announced

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 1:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Video Game publisher Mastiff announced today that they will release Space Raiders, the first true 3D sequel to Taito’s arcade classic, Space Invaders. Space Raiders was developed by Taito, the company that first unleashed hordes of unstoppable aliens way back in 1978 and is exclusively for the GameCube. Space Raiders will ship April six with a $19.99 suggested retail price.

'Battlefield Vietnam' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced that Battlefield Vietnam has today begun to ship to retail outlets. Battlefield Vietnam, like its brethren Battlefield games, allows players to join forces on teams in games with up to 64 players over the Internet. With the release of Battlefield Vietnam, the critically acclaimed Battlefield franchise, including Battlefield 1942, Battlefield 1942: Road to Rome and Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII, has sold three million units worldwide.

'Xtreeme Forces' - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The player starts of as a normal citizen in the society governed by the UCF. The "Freedom Front" offers the player a chance to join the group. The player can either join, or decline and join the UCF group. The player is then assigned the post of an army general, commanding a small army. From here, the story can go in any direction based on the way the player plays. Read more for some new screens ...

'Battlefield Vietnam' - Dedicated Win32/Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released the Windows version for Digital Illusions' Battlefield Vietnam dedicated Linux server. This package contains all the game executables, maps and doc files, will give people who want to host/run multiplayer games a chance to prepare their servers for the games launch. Also a new linux dedicated server version has been released, in full download or update from last version. Read more for details and download links ...

'Red Dead Revolver' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Red Dead Revolver is a blazing third person gun slinging action game, fueled by a revenge driven storyline punctuated with humor. The arcade style gameplay blends seamlessly with the elements of the Wild West era. Full motion capture cutscenes fuel the cinematic ambition of the game. Red Dead Revolver is in development for PS2 & Xbox, expected release date: Spring 2004. Read more for 30 new screens...

'Mercenaries' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts officially announced today that it will deploy Mercenaries, an open-ended third person combat-action game this fall for the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox. Set in North Korea where a coup has plunged the troubled nation into chaos, an elite private military company has dispatched a lone mercenary to track down 52 fugitive members of the old hardliner regime --- before they can launch a nuclear attack.

'Pool Paradise' (NGC/PS2/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As Archer Maclean's Pool Paradise heads to the duplicators for final mastering, publisher Ignition Entertainment can reveal that the game – already heralded as the best on PlayStation2 (Official PlayStation 2 Magazine preview, January 2004) – will be released on April 2nd 2004 at a mouth-watering recommended retail price of £19.99 for PlayStation 2, Game Cube and PC.

'The Chronicles of Ny' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today ClownKeep announced that its current title, “The Chronicles of Ny”, will be produced in a series of episodic games. Each episode will entertain, thrill and leave the player excited about upcoming episodes that will continue the character they have developed. The games will be available for around $10 an episode and will present at least 10 to 15 hours of fantasy, role-playing adventure. Read more for details & screens...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (GBA/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Although already revealed several days ago, Ubisoft is proud to officially announce today that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow has reached gold master status for the PC, Xbox, and Game Boy Advance and is expected to arrive on store shelves by March 26th for Xbox & Game Boy Advance and April 1st, on PC. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow tells the conspiracy-ridden story of black ops agent Sam Fisher as he explores the shadowy world of international espionage.

'EverQuest' Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today begins celebrations in honor of the fifth year of EverQuest, North America's biggest massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. Since its launch on March 16, 1999, EverQuest and its expansions have sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide and continues to be one of the gaming industry's biggest and most influential titles. Translated into seven languages, with a global player base of more than 420,000 people, EverQuest is one of the largest and most dynamic online fantasy worlds ever created.

'Emogence' Formed And Developing 'Grafan' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Former Microsoft technology executives Herb Marselas and Chas. Boyd today announced the formation of Emogence, LLC, an independently funded computer and video game development studio. The company is currently developing a first-person action role playing game called Grafan, which is slated to debut on the PC in 2004.

Take2 Brings 'Drakengard' (PS2) To Europe

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. today announced an agreement for Take-Two to market and distribute Drakengard on PlayStation2, in all PAL territories during 2004. Drakengard TM is a new RPG series from Square Enix, the creators of both the Final Fantasy and Dragon Warrior series.

'IndyCar Series 2005' Announced (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The fastest race on earth is set to return as Codemasters announces that IndyCar Series 2005 will launch this summer, complete with head-to-head online racing for both Xbox and PlayStation 2. Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits on Xbox, with up to 8 players on PlayStation 2.

'WWE Day of Reckoning' (NGC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced WWE Day of Reckoning based on the World Wrestling Entertainment license. WWE Day of Reckoning features all the action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment and is designed exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. THQ and JAKKS' World Wrestling Entertainment licensed videogames have sold more than $527 million worldwide since 1999. WWE Day of Reckoning is scheduled for release in Fall 2004. Read more for details & screens ...

'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War' - Details & Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 8:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warhammer 40,000; Dawn of War is the first real-time strategy title in THQ's agreement with industry-leading PC development studio Relic Entertainment Inc. Based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War is scheduled for release in fall 2004. Read more for some new screens...

'Highway to the Reich' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 2:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Panther Games have released the first update for their strategy game Highway to the Reich. This new version serves to provide additional features and enhanced gameplay for owners of Highway to the Reich and enhances support for the Battle HQ online gaming community. Read more for details and download links ...

Gamecube Review - 'Pitfall: The Lost Expedition'

by The Cookie Snatcher on March 15, 2004 @ 2:15 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 ...

'Tenchu: Return from Darkness' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2004 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tenchu: Return from Darkness brings the acclaimed Tenchu stealth ninja series to the Xbox, delivering the most realistic ninja action-adventure game ever. Based on Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven for the PS2, Tenchu: Return from Darkness offers several new enhancements including two exclusive single-player maps, improved gameplay balance with re-tuned enemy intelligence and new enemy placement, a user-interactive training mode and Xbox Live featuring two player online co-op and versus action. Read more for some new screens ...