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'DeltaAdvance' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2004 @ 8:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the GBA’s large market and relentless good sales, established studio; Talos Interactive announces the public revealing of their “DeltaAdvance Engine” . The “DeltaAdvance Engine” supports First-Person Shooter games in a full 3D dynamic experience. The engine even boasts MIP-mapping so that means no more random pixel-fests as you otherwise find in many games on the GBA!

'An Elegant Weapon, For A More Civilized Age'

by Alanix on April 4, 2004 @ 4:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

It’s been a really long day. You’ve put in 10 hours on the job. The commute home was a nightmare. You were cut off no fewer than 5 times by self-important pinheads that seem to have Ericsson cell phones grafted to their skulls. Everyone you did business with today had a major superiority thing going on. You have an overwhelming urge to, as I say to my wife, “blow sh*t up.” You sit down at your PC or your console, you fire up your flavor-of-the-month, and you aim for the nearest thing that isn’t you…

'The Myth of Mature Gaming'

by Ben Parfitt on April 4, 2004 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

Most recently there has been a lot of commotion around violent games, lawsuits, ratings and letigation regarding "mature" titles. When we use the term "mature gaming," what is it that we actually mean? Are we simply referring to titles that have received a "mature" or "18+" rating certificate? In this week's editorial, we give our thoughts on the recent "phenomenon."

'Paper Mario 2' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2004 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Intelligent Systems, who brought us the original Paper Mario on the N64, is back to make the sequel Paper Mario 2 for GameCube. Mario and the other characters are 2D, but they move in a fully 3D world. The result is a game like no other, a full-bodied adventure with a whimsical look and feel and all those great touches you've come to expect.

'Rise Of Nations: Thrones and Patriots' - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2004 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrones and Patriots adds a multitude of new features to Rise of Nations, introducing six new nations, a wide variety of new single player campaigns, more than 20 new units, new wonders and an innovative new Government feature. With the new Government feature, any nation, old or new, can choose exactly how to be governed, which has far-reaching effects on how units perform in various situations. All-new single player campaigns will allow gamers to control the course of history during historical events that changed the world. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Painkiller' - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2004 @ 3:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance. Read more for 30+ new screens ...

Xbox Review - 'MTX: Mototrax'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 4, 2004 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Experience the thrill of top speed racing and high flying freestyle action in the most authentic motocross video game to date. Choose from more than a dozen top pro riders and battle it out for first place in fast-paced, realistic racing on a variety of Supercross (indoor) and Motocross (outdoor) levels or take on challenges outside the circuit.