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'Specnaz: Project Wolf' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 11:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SPECNAZ is a Tactical First Person Shooter game, built on 3D outdoor engine AMOEBA. The main characteristic feature is the tactic-action model, which the game provides to the player, as well as gives him/her opportunities for successful completion of missions without any limitations. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Catwoman' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT | 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. Read more for new screens ...

'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars' - Dedicated Win32 Server Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released the standalone server for Wing Simulations' multiplayer shooter SÖLDNER: Secret Wars. This v28054 dedicated Win32 server features includes all you need to host a multiplayer game session, only for the European edition of the game. Read more for details and download links ...

'Call of Duty' - Fusion Pack v1.0 Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 7:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the makers of the popular replacement pack for Counter-Strike comes a brand new pack for Activision’s WWII themed shooter title Call of Duty. Fusion Pack CoD introduces new visual and audio effects to the game, enabling gamers to have a more intense gameplay experience. This version includes higher-res model textures, a new US Airborne skin set, new sounds, gameplay effects, one new map, new console graphics and more! Read more for download links ...

'Singles: Flirt Up Your Life' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rotobee has released a new patch for their adult 3D relationship sim title Singles: Flirt Up Your Life. This update brings your retail game to v1.4 (for international version) and adresses the usual crashes, fixes as well as adding new extension and customization options (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Daredevil (PS2) Cancelled

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Navarre, owner of US publisher Encore, has released its quarterly financial numbers in which is revealed that the console title based on the Daredevil movie has been cancelled. Paulson concluded, “Included in our results, is our management decision to shut down the development of Encore’s video game console projects which primarily consisted of the Daredevil video game project. As a result, the Company wrote off $4.3 million of development costs during the quarter and a total of $5.6 million for the fiscal year. We have refocused Encore on its core competencies of software publishing.” Read the full financial press release...

'Cops 2170: The Power Of Law' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

COPS 2170: The Power of Law is a colorful hybrid of tactical strategy and RPG elements where players take on the role of a rookie cop as she patrols the mean streets of a futuristic, cyberpunk metropolis. Read more for details and a few new screens ...

'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero' v1.2 Coming Next Week

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Version 1.2 of CS:CZ will be released next week via Steam. The update includes high-definition hostage models with all-new AI, 2 new player models, brand new maps, and other enhancements. The improved hostages will show emotions such as fear, attempt to escape on their own if ignored, and even talk to the player to give clues about what they've seen. The new player models feature the Russian SPETSNAZ counter-terrorist and Militia terrorist.

Microsoft's Xbox - PC CrossOver ?

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 2:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Microsoft has publicly avoided discussing its next generation machine, it has been quietly conducting studies on the consumer appeal of a hybrid device that would play both PC and Xbox games. The B/R/S Group, a California-based market research company that lists Microsoft and the Xbox division specifically as clients, has been gathering consumer feedback on a device it refers to as Xbox Next PC – "a videogame console system with a hard drive and a built-in fully functional PC." Mention of the device came on one of several slides shown to focus groups. Read more of it over at CNN Money.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | 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 :

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | 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 ...

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

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 11:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 PS2.

'Ghosthunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rookie Detroit cop Lazarus Jones is thrust into the role of Ghosthunter after a routine patrol at a derelict high school goes awry. Lazarus and partner Anna Steele stumble upon the supernatural research center of Professor Peter Richmond where they unintentionally liberate a legion of poltergeists. A deadly spirit abducts Anna, while another ghost fuses with Lazarus, giving him the ability to see into the realm of the dead.

'Still Life' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microids is working on an all new murder/adventure game "Still Life". Using an updated Syberia engine, "Still Life" lets you play the role of FBI agent Victoria McPherson. Situated in Chicago, you are on the heels of a serial killer, much like your grandfather did 60 years earlier in Prague (Microids' Post Mortem). By means of flashbacks and timewarps, you will travel to locations like Eastern Europe to interrogate suspects, or North America, to scrutinize dead bodies. Read more for some new screens & teaser trailer...

'MLB Slugfest: Loaded' (Xbox) First To Offer Xbox Live 3.0 Features

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. today announced that MLB SlugFest: Loaded is expected to be the first ever video game to implement Microsoft’s recently announced updates to Xbox Live 3.0 via customizable, online tournaments. MLB SlugFest: Loaded is scheduled for release on June 21, 2004, for the Xbox.

'Deadlands' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deadlands is a 3rd person action horror title, which sees a murdered gunslinger, brought back to life through possession by an evil spirit. Known only as the Stranger, he seeks retribution against the Seven Sins, a merciless gang of criminals who have entered into a terrible pact with the Reckoners, an evil force from another plane of existence.

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime...

'Army Men: Sarge's War' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The player will play as Sarge, now an army of one, against the whole of the Tan Army, under the leadership of Colonel Malice. All of the Heroes have been wiped out in a brutal Tan ambush and the Tan have found a new weapon of mass destruction that can reduce a platoon of soldiers into a mass of melted plastic. Sarge must go renegade and avenge the death of his fallen heroes, to take his revenge on the Tan Army and destroy Colonel Malice.

'Space Taxi 2' Announced

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Everyone's favorite yellow cab is back! You might remember the original Space Taxi. It was a very popular Commodore 64 title back in 1984 when it was first released. This is the first official sequel. It was created by Twilight Games with the help of the original author John F. Kutcher.

'Postal 2: Share the Pain' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Running With Scisscors has released the first patch for their recently released multiplayer addon Postal 2: Share The Pain. This upgrade brings your retail version to v1409 and adds a new multiplayer map (Red Light), various other game balacing/improvement and the usual fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

PC Preview - 'Wish'

by Mark Crump on May 27, 2004 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Wish defines a new category of online game, the "Ultra Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game" (UMMORPG). Unlike existing MMORPGs that confine players to a server with only a few thousand other players, Wish's highly-scalable server cluster infrastructure allows the game to support tens of thousands of simultaneous players in a single shared world. Wish is the first massively multi player online role playing game that truly tells a story, and lets player actions have lasting implications on the world.

PC Preview - 'Codename: Panzers'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 27, 2004 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Panzers takes you into the heady battles of World War II. Whether you play in towns with bullet-riddled buildings, bleak mountain landscapes or treacherous swamps - Panzers gives you real-time combat rampages in awesome 3D graphics. Experience the nerve-jangling thrill of strategic gaming - in Panzers! We got the chance to play with an updated build, read more to find out how it went ...

'Alfa: AntiTerror' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mistland (Paradise Cracked developers) have another project lined up for the near future, "Alfa: AntiTerror" (expected 2nd 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 details and new screens ...

Air Power' Changes Name To 'Wings of Power'

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shockwave Productions announces today that it has officially changed the name of it’s upcoming PC title Air Power to Wings of Power: WW II Heavy Bombers and Jets for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004. Shockwave chose Wings of Power because it is a better representation of the titles content and sim-play.