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GBA Review - 'Davis Cup Tennis'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 11:52 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

With more than 100 years of tradition behind it, the Davis Cup is the premier team competition in tennis. The symbol of this prestigious competition is the beautiful silver Davis Cup trophy, donated by Harvard student Dwight Filley Davis in 1900. In the early years, only two nations competed for temporary ownership of the Davis Cup trophy, the United States and the British Isles. In 2002, 142 nations have entered the competition for the honor of bringing the trophy home making the Davis Cup an institution in the tennis world and a matter of national pride for the winning team.

'Empire Of Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 11:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Somewhere far away lays the land of powerful demons and breath taking beauty. The land of brave knights, doom and salvation. Land of many faces where marvelous adventures await your arrival. Sharpen your swords and gather up enough magic power because in the end of this spring a strategic delicacy arrives – Empire Of Magic. A batch of new screens magically appeared, check them out ...

'Foo' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 3:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in ancient China, Foo will challenge you and your competitors to enter palaces and temples before dawn, loot them for as much treasure as you can carry, and escape before the sun rises. Before setting out carefully plan what traps to take with you for your unwitting competitors - but beware, the more trap components you take in the less treasure you'll be able to carry out and the slower you'll move and react to the traps set out by other players. Foo is a unique "sneak, steal and trap-em-up" game of malicious pleasure with gameplay summarized as "Thief" meets "Spy vs. Spy", with the general feel of an animated feature crossed with the comical morbidity and brutality of "Itchy and Scratchy ".

'Pro Race Driver' - Multiplayer Demo Coming Up?

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

German PCGames revealed (thanks Racedriver-portal.de, where they also snapped 30 new screens) reports that we can expect a ProRaceDriver (aka Toca Race Driver, v8 Challenge and DTM Race Driver depending on the localization) multiplayer demo on March 14th. If all of that is not enough for you race freaks you can check our previously posted 100 screens of racing madness.

'Prince of Qin Online' Begins Open Beta Test!

by Thomas on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Open Beta Testing for Prince of Qin Online is now up running. “Prince of Qin Online” is set in a time where chaos reigned and injustice prevailed in the almighty Qin Empire. An era where the good suffered while the evil enjoyed tremendous power, where the rightful crown prince was denied of his throne and forced to be on the run... Embark on your journey into the Qin Dynasty and live your life as a Qin hero! Beta Stress Test period for Prince of Qin Online will be for a duration of two months starting from 21st February 2003. More info and DOWNLOAD (300MB) here!

Register For The 'PlanetSide' Beta

by Thomas on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony are once again accepting applications for the PlanetSide Public Beta Test. Those of you who have already submitted beta applications will not need to re-apply. PlanetSide is a Massively Multiplayer Online First-Person Shooter involving thousands of players fulfilling all the roles needed to wage war across the face of ten gigantic continents. The war will involve infantry, ground vehicles, and air battles in a science-fiction setting.

'UT 2003' - BonusPack Delayed & New Patch Info

by Thomas on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There is some new information on Infogrames Unreal Tournament 2003 forum, letting us know that the upcoming bonuspack is delayed (thanks Blues). They also posted up info about what they done so far for the next patch. Here is a clip from the bonuspack posting:

A lot of unexpected issues have come up that have delayed the release of the bonus pack. We had to release patch 2186 before the bonuspack, because the bonuspack relies on some functionality added in 2186. Testing and releasing that patch took a little longer than expected. Then, we had to make a new version for Germany to satisfy the German requirements to avoid having the game "indexed". After that, we had to make another patch (2199) to address the server exploits that were published.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 3:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PC Preview - 'MARCH!: Offworld Recon'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Nobody could imagine then that the abandoned red planet would ever attract the attention of mankind again. Suddenly the Martian satellite control system starts reporting strange data to Earth. Soon after that, communication with the satellites breaks down. The Government decides to send an investigation team to the red planet…But the investigation turns out to be a battle to stay alive. We shipped our troops over to the red planet to check out what MARCH!: Offworld Recon had to offer, read more to find out what we discovered...

Gamecube Review - 'Dragon's Lair 3D'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 2:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Dragon's Lair 3D is an entirely new, built-from-the-ground-up, three-dimensional version of the highly successful 1980's coin-op phenomenon. While it stays true to the design and storyline of the arcade game, it offers a 3D experience unlike anything else Dragon's Lair fans have played before. Princess Daphne has been kidnapped by the evil dragon Singe and hidden in a medieval castle owned by Mordroc, a powerful and malevolent wizard. To save her, players take on the persona of Dirk the Daring, a goofy but courageous knight.

'Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 12:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter takes place hundreds of years in the future, where both human and alien settlers are rapidly colonizing the galaxy. The player will assume the role of an ex-Special Ops officer, Mace Griffin. Against a backdrop of corporate, political and religious intrigue, Mace Griffin is framed for being involved in his comrades’ deaths. After spending time in prison, he becomes a Bounty Hunter, a vocation that gives him access to classified information and a means to aggressively pursue his search for the people who framed him. Today we got a load of screens, artwork and sketches to keep you busy on a boring Sunday ;)