Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom brings city builders inside the Great Wall of China. Leaving the Mediterranean behind, the city-building series makes its first foray into Asia and immerses the player in brand new surroundings. China has existed for over 4,000 years, but its 4,000 year history has been marked with new technologies and ideas replacing - or enhancing - the old. This is the world in which the player will take the reigns of leadership and take their cities through the twists and turns of Chinese history. Read more to check some screens and sign up for the BETA TEST
Today's Big Story
Sony has begun developing the next generation of its PlayStation video game platform for sale by 2005, when it plans to roll out a console that would allow gamers to play opponents over high-speed Internet networks, a news report said Sunday.
Since Hercules and Cyberlink (the makers of PowerDVD) announced a collaboration earlier today to bring you the best possible sound to your home, Hercules now introduces their upgraded GameTheatre XP to support and take full advantage of CyverLink's PowerDVD Pro 6.1! I want one!
CyberLink Corp., software developer of digital video entertainment applications and e-training solutions, and Hercules today jointly announced a strategic partnership to deliver a truly innovative and realistic movie viewing experience to consumers with PowerDVD Pro 6.1, offered as part of Hercules’ Game Theater XP 6.1 sound card system.
Larian Studios released the demo for their upcoming RPG "Divine Divinity" a few days ago and over the weekend they seem to have released a little fix addressing a small bug with the installed (worked fine for me). Click read more on where to grab it.
Ubisoft just released a new v1.04B update patch for their WW II flight sim. This 11mb puppy fixes several multiplayer/coop mode bugs. A new 1.05 patch is already announced which will contain new aircraft. Read more to get a detailed fix list and links where to grab it.
Tiscali Games got their hands on Ghost Master trailer, an upcoming RTS / resources managment game from Empire Interactive. It includes 2:47 minutes of new in-game footage and character animations and is available to download in high-res (15 MB) or low-res (5 MB) DivX versions here.
Set in World War II, Sudden Strike is a tactical war game with authentic historical background and compelling gameplay. This time round players can control Russian, British, American, German and Japanese forces with historical reference and accuracy throughout. Each side will have their own realistically modelled vehicles and troops as well as a new damage model to provide an even greater emphasis on realism. Check out our first impression!