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New Warcraft III Unit Ability

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Farseers are ancient Orcs who represent the pinnacle of Shamanistic power. These powerful Shamans are counted amongst Thrall's closest advisers and are constantly in tune with the workings and maneuverings of the Horde. Farseers are not only tied to the elements of the earth and sky, but are also adept at foretelling the future. The Earthquake ability makes the ground tremble and break, causing heavy damage to buildings and slowing units within the area of effect.

Seadogs II - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Serving up on this fine Monday are 6 brand new Seadogs II screen shots showing us WHY this Pirate game will leave all the competition in its wake ... Ships Ahoy! Raise them Sails or walk the plank! ... Give us the game NOW!

Give The Cossacks A Run For Their Money!

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software have joined forces with the Virtual Gaming Alliance (www.vga.org.uk) to bring their 40+ LAN gaming centres around the country a week of exclusive pre-play of its upcoming and highly anticipated expansion pack “Cossacks: The Art of War”. UK gamers will now get a chance to sample the new huge maps, nations, and units, and indulge in the host of new multiplayer features. Cossacks: The Art of War has already shipped and will be in UK stores on Friday 8th February. Read more below to check out the list of UK venues..

Shadowbane Closed Beta Test Has Expanded!

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 4:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Shadowbane Closed Beta test has expanded! 200 more Non Disclosure agreements have been going out since this morning! Here is the statement:

We are excited to allow more of our community the opportunity to help us test this next generation MMORPG! Stay tuned for more information next week, and don't forget to keep your Beta database information up to date!

Davis Cup to PCs and Consoles Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 4:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), today announced a worldwide licensing agreement allowing Ubi Soft to develop and publish games based on the Davis Cup, the premier team competition in tennis. Under the license, Ubi Soft will create titles for multiple platforms including PCs and new generation consoles, the first of which is expected to launch in May 2002.

Freedom Force Almost 'Gold'

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 4:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GamingGroove today reports that Freedom Force is almost gold. Here is a snap from the article and the game's project manager and lead designers message:

Actually, we're heading towards a first gold submission this week. we're basically fixing bugs and tuning, which is what you do in this period of the project. The team is busting butt to get everything in there and the game is looking great... Wanna read more? Then click HERE!

Black Isle Studios Announces Icewind Dale II

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios, the role-playing game division of Interplay Entertainment Corp., announced today that a sequel to the award-winning computer role-playing game Icewind Dale is currently in development and will be distributed by Vivendi Universal Games in North America. Icewind Dale II is scheduled to ship to retail on May 28, 2002.

New Web Site For Curse: The Eye of Isis

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

London-based entertainment software developer Asylum Entertainment announces the launch of a new web site for its first home grown IP Curse: The Eye of Isis. Curse is a gripping, mysterious, action adventure that takes players from the grime of Victorian London’s streets to the pyramids of ancient Egypt in a suspense filled action adventure. It will be published on PS2 by Wanadoo Edition in the autumn of 2002.

Infogrames to Release NeverWinter Nights

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames, through an agreement with renowned game developer BioWare Corp., has secured the global publishing rights for the hotly anticipated role-playing game (RPG), Neverwinter Nights, excluding certain pre-existing licenses help by Interplay Entertainment. The PC game, based on the wildly popular Dungeons & Dragons game published by Wizards of the Coast, is scheduled to be launched worldwide in the Summer of 2002.

IGI2: Covert Strike - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemaster tossed over some new screenshots and a bit of gun art not yet seen anywhere in the press from IGI2: Covert Strike. Enjoy!

Star Wars Jedi Starfighter (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 1:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We got 27 new shots, including the first two-player ones. With the inevitable textual harrassment. Check them out below!

'POSTAL 2' - UNFRIGGINREAL!

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today the Postal 2 developers "Running With Scissors" released a pressrelease that you can check out below! Postal 2 is using Epic’s Unreal Warfare engine.

New WarCraft III Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard releases their daily screen shots ... here are another 3 in anticipation of it arriving on the shelves ...

Activision's ShadowForce 'Razor Unit' Amazes - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shawdowforce "Razor Unit" is a new First Person Shooter (FPS) from Activision Value. Usually the Value brand brings what it stands for ... budget games. A few days ago the demo got released and, being a big CS fan, I decided to give it a whirl. For a budget title it is pretty well done and has a promising multiplayer aspect with deathmatch, CTF and team deathmatch .. the demo only has 1 single player map and 2 multiplayer maps so limited playability, but what i saw simply kicks ass .. nice range of weapons, smooth play ... ill be getting this one as soon as i see it!