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'Hannibal' - Website Launched & Screens

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arxeltribe let us know that they tossed up the official site for their upcoming action-investigation game HANNIBAL. Based on the eponymous movie by Ridley Scott, Hannibal: The Game is a first person Action/Investigation developed for the PC. You embody Agent Clarice Starling, an FBI agent on the deadly track of Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The game is divided into 6 different levels, all of which are reconstitutions or extrapolations based on the movie's key sceneries. The site includes screens gameinfo and much more.. Check it out here! Or read more to check out some screens ...

'Combat Command 2: Danger Forward' Gold Edition Announced

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games is proud to announce the next in the highly acclaimed Combat Command series. From master designer Dave Erickson and Boku Strategy Games comes Combat Command 2: Danger Forward Gold Edition, slated for release June 09, 2003 it will be available online for $39.95, those who pre-order before the end of May will save $5.00. The gold edition takes the classic company-level wargame and makes it even better. New graphics! New battles! New rule tweaks! These tweaks offer subtle, yet important, enhancements to Combat Command 2's already mesmerizing gameplay.

'Halo 2' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo 2 continues the story of the Master Chief, the genetically enhanced super-soldier who is the only human ever to successfully defy the Covenant—a coalition of alien races on a murderous march toward Earth. To the mysterious leaders of the Covenant, the human victory at the ancient ring structure known as Halo was an unacceptable failure. They will not fail again... Check out two new screens below!

'Banned' Xbox Hacking Book Selling Fast

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 6:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

I noticed over at gamesindustry.biz that hacker-engineer Andrew "Bunnie" Huang says he's already pre-sold between 400 and 500 copies of his self-published tell-all "Hacking the Xbox: an Introduction to Reverse Engineering," weeks before its scheduled May 27th publication date, despite -- or perhaps because of -- looming suspicions by some that the book skirts the edges of legality. "It' s about getting the book out there on principle, because I can't find a publisher willing to publish it," says Huang. "I think it's controversial, but not illegal." Read the complete article here!

'BREED' - The USC Humvee Screens

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 6:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The USC requires the ability to move a small group of ground troops at high speed, so they designed the "AJ" class of Humvee. While not a traditional, 20th-century-looking Hummer, the design boasts a more robust armored shell and a powerfuly modified V8 engine that can churn the ground into dust. The vehicle can seat up to four GRUNTs and comes with a heavy ‘chaingun’ mounted on the back for offence and defence. We have some screens of the Humvee for you to check out below!

'Club Football' (PS2/XB) - Fact Sheet!

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 6:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time, experience the glory, match day tension, heat of battle, and passion in the only official game for your club and your footballing heroes. Club Football is a game like no other – in fact it's seventeen games like no other! Seventeen unique games, each one exclusively endorsed, and branded by a major European club side: Manchester United, Liverpool, Juventus, Bayern München, AC Milan, Arsenal, Ajax, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Leeds, Glasgow Rangers, Celtic, Borussia Dortmund, Aston Villa, and Hamburg.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 10, 2003 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

iParkBoston Presenting Korean Game Products at E3

by Rainier on May 10, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

iParkBoston today announced that they are presenting a range of Korean game development companies and their products to potential publishers and software distributors in the U.S. at the Electronic Entertainment Expo next week. Read more for details ...

'Championship Manager 4' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2003 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Championship Manager 4 is the next generation of football management games offering more players, leagues and competitions than any other title. For the first time ever in the series, Championship Manager 4 features a 2D match engine enabling you to make tactical decisions as the action unfolds. This update for the retail Championship Manager 4 title adds many fixes and additions. This upgrade comes in 2 versions, one including a big database update and one without. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2003 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Metal Gear Sold 3: Snake Eater (Konami)
  • Thief 3 (Eidos)
  • Backyard Wrestling (Eidos)
  • Star Trek: Elite Force 2 (Activision)


  • Read more for download links ...

PC Review - 'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield'

by Justin on May 10, 2003 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. After all the hype, is the game really what they said it would be? Read more and find out!

'Chrome' - Screens

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take on the role of Logan, a veteran mercenary turned bounty hunter who is out to make it rich. Using a system of implants, the player is able to manipulate Logan’s personality and abilities in order to accomplish all of the 14 missions where Logan takes part in breathtaking chases using futuristic vehicles, becomes a silent assassin to strike at unwitting enemies, and grabs his heavy plasma gun and implants enhanced muscles to storm through enemy lines... Chrome is original, full of sudden twists and turns, heavy action and a dramatic story of heroism, friendship and betrayal. (Developed by Techland Software and will be released summer 2003) Read more for some new screens!

'World War II Frontline Command' - Developer Interview

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

World War II Frontline Command is an action strategy title set within the era of World War II that will appeal to all levels of PC gamers and war enthusiasts. The game opens with the player dropping paratroopers into Europe to disrupt the entrenched Axis forces ahead of the main invasion forces set to land on D-Day. Players must take command of their forces and turn the tide of Axis aggression while conquering fortress Europe, using a vast amount of authentic infantry, vehicles and weaponry. Here’s a quick look at World War II Frontline Command with Neil from the Bitmap Brothers.

'Disciples II' Expansion - A Look Behind The Scenes

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Disciples II: Guardians of the Light is a stand-alone expansion that lets you dive into the fantastical world of Disciples II as either the Empire or the Mountain Clans. The Empire is decaying from within as self-proclaimed rulers struggle for control of the now vacant throne while a cruel Inquisition sweeps across the human lands, causing rebellion and misery. Meanwhile the Clans, recovering from their near-destruction, begin to reunite their tribes. They have received divine instructions and now seek to uncover an ancient ritual that will let them communicate with their god, Wotan.. Read more for an exclusive look with Ethan Petty, one of the game’s designers..

Strategy First E3 Lineup & Some E3 Quick Facts

by Thomas on May 10, 2003 @ 12:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 3 in E3 should stand for 3 days of absolute chaos, with international companies trying to squeeze as much as they can out of the long days at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the extracurricular evenings in between. Strategy First will be debuting several games at this year’s show.. Read more for Strategy First E3 lineup.

  • How many years E3 has been running: 9
  • How many people attend each year: 60,000+
  • How many products debut at E3 each year: 1,000+
  • How many years Strategy First has been an E3 exhibitor: 7
  • How many cocktails/dinner/parties fill the 3 nights of E3: Countless