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Sea Dogs 2 Site

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 11:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda tossed up their official site for the RPG Sea Dogs 2. The site offers forum, screenshots, wallpapers and more. (thanks Shacks)

America's Army: Recon Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 9:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected America's Army: Operations Recon patch is now available for download. The patch fixes a bunch of flaws in their recently released demo, as well as adding the possibility to host your own server .. read more for links where to grab it and how to set up your own server ...

Asheron's Call 2 - New Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 8:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Asheron's Call 2" is the next generation fantasy MMORPG in which the world dynamically evolves around you. Enter a land devastated by a magical disaster, where the players must rebuild the world. "Asheron's Call 2" features an all-new graphics engine, combat system and dynamic content system to deliver a rich, engaging fantasy world where world-shaking changes sweep you along an epic story-line. Today we serve up 6 new screens shozing off the beauty of the beast .. or something ;) Njoy!

Arx Fatalis - Magic Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to the underground and dip in the gameworld Arx Fatalis. In the attached folder you can find the newest Screens with fantastic magical effects. Njoy!

'Chessmaster 9000' Returns This Fall - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 7:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it is in the final stages of development for Chessmaster 9000 for the PC. Featuring challenging gameplay and 2 CDs worth of unrivalled personal instruction and chess resource material to elevate your game, Chessmaster 9000 is a teacher, mentor and ultimate opponent that provides countless hours of interactive competition and fun. Chessmaster 9000 for PC is scheduled to ship worldwide this autumn.

Halo Is Coming To The PC !!!!!

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today development of the PC and Macintosh versions of the critically acclaimed Xbox first-person shooter, "Halo: Combat Evolved."

Q&A With Shadow's Project Manager

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 7:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Yesterday we introduced Vae Victis and its upcoming tactical action game, codenamed Shadow (read story and check screens), based on modern military special operations. Players will be immersed in a setting of black operations and clandestine political agendas in a multiplayer environment. Selecting from one of ten different elite Special Forces from around the world including US Navy Seals, UK SAS, and Russian Spetsnaz, players will battle in missions based on actual locations. Today we cornered Vae Victis' Project Manager Paul Burkhardt and had a few beers .. ermm asked him some questions ..

Atari Announces 'Godzilla : Domination' For GBA - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is developing Godzilla : Domination, a monster-on-monster fighting game for Nintendo GameBoy Advance based on the Company’s licensing agreement for the classic movie franchise with Toho Co., Ltd. Godzilla : Domination is being developed by WayForward Pocket Team and is scheduled for release in October 2002.

'Worms 3D' Coming Next Year

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The title is currently in development for release sometime in 2003 and the publishing rights are currently under negotiation with major global publishing entities. They expect to make a formal announcement during the summer. The game will be developed for Sony PlayStation2, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft X-Box and IBM PC (which will feature on-line Internet play and full featured terrain/level editor). Check out the official website here! (thanks Blues)

Summoner 2 (PS2) - New Screens

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Summoner 2, players guide Pava, Queen of the Halassar, and a host of unique party members through an original fantasy universe inspired by literature, folklore and mythology. Players travel to more than 30 exotic and imaginative locales, from the tropical isle of Teomura to the bizarre and dreamlike City of Masks. Players may fully customize their party with their own set of skills and spells. A sequel to the top-selling role-playing adventure and PlayStation 2 launch title, Summoner 2 features a complex, character-driven storyline, hundreds of skills and spells, and an all new, real-time combat system that breaks the mold for traditional RPGs.

'Big Scale Racing' Announced & Screens

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dutch developer/publisher BumbleBeast announces the release of "Big Scale Racing", its first game title. Shop release is scheduled for August/September 2002. Big Scale Racing is based on the highly popular 1/5 scale Radio Control (RC) racing hobby, and will be distributed worldwide by Summitsoft (USA & Canada), HD-Interactive (Europe), Aqua System (Japan) and Ozisoft (Australia, under negotiation). Big Scale Racing was presented at the E3.

X-Men: Next Dimension (PS2) - Screens & Facts

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men: Next Dimension plunges players into a powerful enemy’s plot to rid the world of mutants. Leaving traditional arena-based fighting games in its wake, X-Men: Next Dimension is the only console fighter game that carries epic super hero showdowns across expansive 3-D levels. Players fight as 24 different X-Men characters through interactive environments replete with combat-induced damage.

Wreckless : The Yakuza Missions (PS2) - Screens & Facts

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions- the top-selling mission-based combat game for the Xbox is hitting the PlayStation2 with cool new features and exclusive mini-missions. In this high-suspense, high-speed, mission based driving game, players choose one of two roles, each with its own storyline; that of an elite anti-Yakuza squad member or a high-level secret agent. New screens and a fact sheet below!

Colin McRae Rally 3 - Part 3- Car Showcase Movie

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This is the third installment of the series of videos. It’s not just the immaculate in-game recreation of the 2002 Ford Focus RS WRC that’s in Colin McRae Rally 3’s garage. See the other rally cars that star in the game in this video. In addition to the Focus, players will also experience being behind the wheel of three other 4WDs, four 2WDs, classic cars and bonus cars, each authentically recreated in full detail. Each car’s visuals are hugely impressive with over 16 times more detail than those in Colin McRae Rally 2.0. Featured cars include: Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 7, Subaru Impreza WRX 44S, Citroen Xsara Kit Car, Ford Puma Rally, Citroen Saxo Kit Car, Fiat Punto Super 1600, MG ZR , Ford RS200 , and the Lancia 037, with others to be announced. Grab this movie at Codemasters!

'American Conquest' With Some Spanish Flavor

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not enough screenshots? Another masterpiece straight from Ukraine: American Conquest! Take a look at some of the latest pics with a muy bueno Spanish flavor, showing some of the different multiplayer modes for LAN and internet. Noteworthy: the automated championship system (ASC) enables the automatic instalment of internet championships with the option of viewing it in online (live) or recorded mode.

'No Man's Land' Update

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Development cracks Related Designs have just released some new screens from the 3D-RTS title No Man's Land... Take a look at how to become a summoner, and call up animals such as bears and wolves in order to increase your hit points or help you tear apart your enemy!

Sabotain Goes Alpha - Screens and Features

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alpha stage has arrived for the first person shooter Sabotain - a 3D Action and role playing game genre mix. The pics below show different locations in the a flashy, futuristic world, where sabotage, espionage and intrigues are part of everyday life.

Cossacks: Back to War - New Screens

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 1:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Back to War is the second add-on to Cossacks: European Wars. Following the huge success of the first add-on, Cossacks: The Art of War. Fight your way across the battlefields of Europe, seek allies and vanquish the enemy. It's yet another must for any Cossacks fan! Today we present a treat of preview screenshots for the stand-alone add-on Cossacks: Back to War!

Divine Divinity Goes Gold!

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV let us know that their upcoming RPG Divine Divinity today went GOLD! Divine Divinity is a PC computer role-playing game. In it, you take control over either a male of female character whom you guide through a highly interactive fantasy world. Your goal is to develop your character by making him/her better in a variety of skills, discover mysteries, combat enemies and save the day. Find out more about this RPG here!

Creature Labs Injects New Life Into 'Warlords' - Screens

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creature Labs, the Cambridge-based game developer, has continued their efforts to breathe new life into classic video game favourites with the North American release of Warlords on PC CD-ROM. Developed exclusively for Infogrames and originally released as an Atari arcade game in 1980, this pioneering game epitomised castles, fireballs and dragons. Twenty-two years on, Creature Labs has totally revamped this classic game and re-introduced it to the modern gaming world.

The Sims Unleashed - Screens

by Thomas on July 12, 2002 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims Unleashed, a new add-on disk to the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. As fans of The Sims know, there has always been something missing from their virtual neighborhoods … pets. In The Sims Unleashed, players can now add furry friends to their Sims’ families. An all new expanded neighborhood featuring parks, pet stores, cafes and markets will give the Sims and their new pets a variety of places to sniff, explore and meet their new neighbors... Check out some screens below!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HomeLAN has a Q&A with Marko Dieckmann of Duplex Systems talking about their upcoming LithTech engine powered massively multiplayer RPG, Face of Mankind. GameSpy has a Q&A with Running With Scissors' Vince Desi talking about their upcoming FPS (using the Unreal engine), Postal 2. GameGuru Mania has a Q&A with Data Becker's Andy Manson talking about their upcoming 3D RTS, Highland Warriors. Loadedinc.com has a Q&A with Artifact Entertainment's artist Elaine Hultgren talking about her work their upcoming online RPG, Horizons. Games Domain has a Q&A with Computer Artworks' Andrew ‘Kurt’ Curtis talking about their upcoming action-horror game, The Thing. Electric Playground has a Q&A with Barking Dog Studios' Martin Cirulis talking about the company's unexpectedly sophisticated tactical action game, Treasure Planet. Massivemultiplayer.org has a Q&A with Mindark people talking about their upcoming MMORPG Project Entropia (thanks Blues). Computer & Video Games has a Q&A with Termite Games' Jokke Forsryd talking about their imminent multiplayer shooter, New World Order.

'America's Army : Recon' Patch Tomorrow

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 6:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As being mentioned in various places America's Army developers are trying to fix up some of the mess they made with the initial Recon release. The America's Army: Operations 'Recon' website mentions that a new update for this tactical first-person shooter by the U.S. Army is expected to be ready for release tomorrow. You will be able to choose from either a 3MB patch or an updated full Recon download. The patch will address "client and server-side flooding issues," the "Sniper Rifle bug from random weapon selection" and more, as well as adding "Community Game Server Support" and an "Admin Spectator Mode." Of course we WILL keep you posted when it arrives...

Codemasters Ships 'Operation Flashpoint : Resistance'

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters today announced that it has shipped Operation Flashpoint: Resistance, the official expansion pack for Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis, 2001’s multiple Game of the Year award winner and world-wide number one best-selling PC war simulator. Codemasters redefines the traditional “expansion pack” with Resistance, as it not only adds additional missions, but also vastly improves the engine and gameplay of the original game. Operation Flashpoint: Resistance is currently available at retail outlets nationwide for an SRP of $29.99.

The New 'Day of Defeat 3.0' Has Arrived

by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new version of the Day of Defeat Half Life Modification is now available, with four separate downloads to choose from, depending on whether you are upgrading a Beta 2.1 Windows or Linux installation or doing a full install for either OS. The new 3.0 version offers loads of fixes and enhancements, including the addition of a new "Para" gameplay mode, cutscenes, removable helmets, and a new spectator system. Read more for detailed fix/update list and links where to grab these files.