This is the v1.4 dedicated Linux (beta 7) server for EA/Digital Illusions' multiplayer first-person shooter BattleField 1942. This release offers improved performance, some console command enhancements, status monitor changes and a socket connection fix, and as before this incremental upgrade requires the previous beta 4 to be installed, in other terms, this is an UPGRADE (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...
SOE has launched a new revamped website for Star Wars Galaxies now that it hits retail stores. Thise site sports a batch of screenshots, exclusive forums for subscribers only, information about upcoming game updates in testing and development to keep the game interesting and other goodies ... Go check it out!
Empires: Dawn of the Modern World represents the only truly global RTS where players control unique civilizations across a timeline that spans from the Middle Ages to the modern era. Gamers lead their nation's economic growth and military campaigns in their effort to dominate the world. Each civilization has its own historically accurate units and abilities to be used as players command battles over land, sea and air. From a cavalry charge to a surprise air strike, gamers will know what it truly means to rule one of the world's greatest empires.
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 :
- Babes Of Elite Force 2 - Trailer
- Metallica - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
Original, provoking and rich in storyline, Yager captures your imagination as you battle for your life in tomorrow’s hostile skies. But is all what it seems…? Keep your wits about you, and use what you learn, as your struggle evolves to become the fight against constitutional power, conspiracy and control. With the genre-busting mix of 3D action-adventure and air combat, coupled with the highly motivating storyline and nail-biting campaigns, Yager is next generation gaming at its finest.
Sony announced today its sponsorship of the eighth annual Ozzfest 2003 Tour. As sponsor for the third year in a row, SCE America will give consumers the opportunity to play the hottest new PS2 software titles at the show, the chance to win tickets to see Ozzfest live, plus the opportunity to share the stage with one of the bands at the ultimate destination for metal and rock fans. The tour kicks off on June 28 in San Antonio, Texas and travels to 28 markets, featuring a lineup of 21 bands including metal's top artists, Ozzy Osbourne, Korn, Marilyn Manson, Disturbed, Chevelle, The Datsuns, and more.
The competition is heating up with the final round of the World Cyber Games qualifiers, taking place this week at CompUSA locations across the nation. This weekend will feature Age of Mythology and FIFA Soccer 2003, both on Saturday June 28th. The tournament begins promptly at 11:00am and all participants should arrive by 10:00am. The semi-final rounds will kick off next weekend with Warcraft III. For more details and a list of CompUSA locations please visit the World Cyber Games website.
Battlefront has released a new update patch for their turn based strategy game, Strategic Command: European Theater. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.07 and brings several bug fixes, gameplay additions, DirectX issues with new video cards etc. Battlefront also released an updated playable Demo which now includes the gameplay improvements of the v1.07 patch. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...
Six years after the United States Postal Service (USPS) sued the makers of the notorious videogame POSTAL and its ultra-controversial sequel, POSTAL 2, game developer Running With Scissors has been informed by the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board of the U.S. Department of Commerce that the USPS's opposition case had been dismissed with prejudice.
Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new Xbox screens just rushed in. Check them out!
In No Man's Land, the player leads the colonisation of the American continent between 1600 and 1900. In three campaigns, divided into 30 diversified missions, the player sees the historical development of this era from the viewpoint of six different ethnic groups: Englishmen, settlers, American patriots, Spaniards, Forest- and Prairie Indians. An English fort is being attacked by the patriots on a cold winter's night. It takes a few minutes until the English become fully aware of the danger, and then they begin to build up their defense even though their main towers have already caught fire. Read more to check it out!
Xpand Rally races take place in different parts of the world, the player gets to race in different environments – from deserts to polar snows. This gives him opportunity to experience cars’ physics changing in different weather and on different surfaces (gravel, sand, snow, ice and asphalt). This enabled the XR team to create realistic and abundant in flora terrains of a few dozens of square kilometers. It will give the players a completely different feeling from driving in a narrow gutter known from most racing games... Read more for some new screens!
One of the best selling auto-racing games on the PC comes to Game Boy Advance with a variety of vehicles and tracks for the some stompin' good fun on the go. Get behind the steering wheel of the world's most powerful vehicles as they crush, splatter, jump, and roll their way to victory. Monster Truck Madness combines outrageous attitude, unrestrained racing and monster trucks to provide a fun and exhilarating off-road driving experience across rugged and challenging terrain. Read more to check out a batch of new screens ...
Tri Synergy sent out word that Buka Entertainment's futuristic tactical RPG Paradise Cracked has gone gold and will be released in North America in August. In Paradise Cracked you are a young hacker. Once, while in cyberspace you managed to break into a secured area and came across a series of strange data packets. You hurriedly copied these to disk, not even having the time to read their contents. Only a few minutes later you hear a police siren, followed by banging on the door and demands to open up...
Big City Games and Paradox Entertainment announced today that the adventure/role-playing title, Valhalla, has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Read more for details ...
Maluch Racer from Polish publisher Play Publishing is their upcoming budget racing game putting you behind the wheel of ... a Fiat 126. No fancy beefed up race monsters here, the goold old fiat is all you get. Maluch Racer is scheduled for released August 2003. Read more to check out a few new screens ...
Vivendi Universal Games announced today that it will publish Metal Arms: Glitch in the System for the PlayStation2. Previously announced for release on the Xbox and the GameCube, the title is scheduled to ship on all three platforms in fourth quarter 2003. Read more for details ...
The blockbuster fighting game of 2002 makes its way to the Nintendo GameCube as Atari today announced that Dragon Ball Z: Budokai will be available for Nintendo players nationwide this October. Created by DIMPS, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai has shipped more than 3.5 million units worldwide since its December 2002 release on the PlayStation2. Read more to check some screens ...
by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 25, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews
The latest installment in the award-winning series, Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria is a unique blend of role playing and turn-based strategy gaming. Set in the troubled land of Etheria, old foes such as Dwarves, Elves, and Orcs have resumed their ancient hostilities and the Undead legions of Lord Bane have returned. The game centers on the actions of your Warlord, who plays a pivotal role in the success or failure of your military efforts. We had some serious questions for the developers so we caught up with Infinite Interactive owner & Warlords IV Lead Designer Steve Fawkner. The interview turned out to be quite long, so we decided to split it up. Part 2 will be coming next week ...
The Pirates of the Caribbean game transports players to the 17th Century where they can experience life as a pirate in any way they see fit," said executive producer Todd Vaughn. "Whether they want to be feared by all and welcome nowhere, or just enjoy compelling missions or a life at sea, we're creating a game that fits their gameplay style. A few new screens, check them out!
by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 25, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News
- Jedi Knight Jedi Academy with Raven Software's Kenn Hoekstra on HomeLAN
- SSX 3 Q&A with EA's Steven Rechtschaffner on GameSpot
- Destruction Derby Arenas Q&A with the project leader Nick Koufou on Eurogamer
- The Hulk Q&A with Radical Entertainment's Eric Holmes on GameGossip
- Star Trek: Shattered Universe Q&A with Starsphere Interactive on HomeLAN
- Dragon Empires Q&A with Codemasters' Peter Tyson on Game Chronicles
- Korea: Forgotten Conflict Q&A with Plastic Reality on Gamer.nl
- AvP: Extinction Q&A with Zono's Mike Arkin on PlanetAvP
- X² - The Threat Q&A with Egosoft on Action Vault
Players assume the role of different characters from multiple sides of the Allied forces and experience the bonding and brutality of war as they fight alongside their squad mates through a variety of missions, including battlefield assaults, search and rescue, stealth, sabotage, vehicle chases and tank battles. Heeding the call of duty, gamers step into the boots of a U.S. paratrooper, a British commando and a Russian infantryman as they take on the Nazi War machine through pivotal World War II battles and authentic military campaigns. Read more for some new screens from the battle in Ste. Mere Eglise.
It will take nerves of steel and lightning fast reflexes to make your way through these crowded streets. Introducing Speed Kings, the full-on adrenaline rush of street motorcycle racing, right in your living room. It’s a mixture of Burnout meets Road Rash that will have players weaving through traffic, pulling off insane stunts, running from police and racing to the finish line. Do you have what it takes to be a Speed King? Does the GAME have what it takes? Read more and find out!