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'BF1942: Battle Of Britain' Map Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 6:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to EA, we can expect the free Battle of Britain map tomorrow. The objective-based map will include the German Junkers Ju88 heavy bombers and a host of British coastal defenses, including squadrons of Spitfires and the newly developed radar defense towers. The Germans must disable the RAF's coastal defense towers and the Harwich Weapons Factory for Operation Sea Lion to have a chance of success. To win, the Germans must destroy the five objectives before their ticket count hits zero, while the British must defend the objectives until the German tickets run out. The new map requires the latest v1.4 patch installed. To be continued...

'Enemy Territory Map Editor' Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision sends us word that the map editor for Wolfenstein Enemy Territory is slated to be released at some point tomorrow. No further details are available at this point.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 5:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • Champions of Norrath (PS2) - Trailer
  • Advent Rising - Trailer
  • NFL Street - Trailer
  • Ghost Recon: Island Thunder (Xbox) - Trailer 2
  • Endless Ages - Trailer
  • Lock On - Trailer 3


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

KOEI Introduces New Online Poll

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation, the creators of the Dynasty Warriors series, announced today that in a continuing effort to listen to your opinions, KOEI has launched a new polling feature on koei.com. “Over the years, we have sensed what our customers want to see in future KOEI games - from letters, emails, and even phone calls. Now with the Polls, we have a way to accurately measure our customers' opinions on a variety of issues,” said Ben Stockwell, Webmaster for koei.com. “It's an invaluable tool and a major step forward in KOEI's efforts to incorporate user feedback in the development of our games.“ Check out the poll (questions will change periodically) right here ...

'Chaser' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released a new patch for Cauldron's recently released FPS Chaser. This upgrade is for all English versions (not available in North America yet) and brings your retail game to v1.47 while fixing some soundf issues, adding various multiplayer fixes such as anticheat, kick etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Firestarter' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game is developed on original high-tech engine The Firestarter Engine, which uses the possibilities of the latest accelerator generation GeForce3/4. Among the engine possibilities are work with outdoor and indoor areas, coloured dynamic lighting, dynamic shadows, vertex and pixel shaders, T&L, procedure textures, various classes of particle system-based effects, interactive and destructible level objects, realistic physics, high-polygonal character and monster models (up to 5000 of polygons), skeleton animation. The official site has once again been updated with 3 new screens, read more to check them out...

'Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon' - Update Patch Available NOW

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

Bethesda Softworks has issued a patch for their newly released 3D role-playing expansion The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.6.1820. This release addresses a sizable number of gameplay issues and other bugs in the expansion, as well as the Tribunal add-on (if installed) and the original game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Restaurant Empire' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starting with nothing except some cash and a passion for food, build your restaurant from the ground up. Hire waiters, decorate your restaurant and even cook the meals! Buy, build, outsell and out-price the competition. Enlight Software has finally brought their patch out of beta and has now released the final version bringing your retail game to v1.20. This upgrade is for the the US and UK editions of Restaurant Empire and it adresses several issues such as the "Offer Favourite Food" interface and a fix for a potential crash with "Chef Inventory". Read more for detailed list and download links ...

'RC Squad Land Machines' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Put on your driving gloves, grab that radio control and jump right into action with RC SQUAD LAND MACHINES! Select from a great mix of realistic Electric or Fuel RC-Vehicles such as Monster Trucks, on/off Road Buggies, ATV's to even Hover-Crafts to participate in many styles of gripping gameplay (thanks Blues). Read more for info, screens & trailer ...

'Champions of Norrath' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Champions of Norrath offers an online multiplayer component at no additional cost to players (Internet connection required for online multiplayer game modes, online connection fees are the responsibility of the user). Up to four players per game can adventure in Norrath over the Internet using the Network Adaptor for the PS2. Gamers will match up with fellow Norrathians from across North America through SOE's upcoming matchmaking service via modem or broadband connections. Alternately, players can also use the Multitap to play together on a single PS2. Read more for new screens ...

'Wildlife Park' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Wildlife Park' invites players to build the zoo of the future, allowing them to be as creative as they please, while keeping both the animals and visitors happy. The game has been developed in cooperation with animal care specialists and simulates the complete ecosystem and infrastructure of a modern outdoor animal park. Read more for details and 60+ screens...

'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that the Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna expansion pack will be available in stores this November. Gamers will soon be drawn outside the original Kingdom of Ehb and into the tropical island of Aranna to solve an ancient mystery. The expansion pack unveils an all-new campaign that will challenge players to explore and fight their way through nine spectacular areas, including an expansive new jungle region, as they unravel the rich history and mystery of the world of Aranna. Read more for details and screens ...

'KnightShift' - Public Beta Test & Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KnightShift offers the best of conventional RPG and RTS games in a mystic world, full of fantasy and imagination. The player takes control over heroes, real (funny) or magic characters and leads them to victory and honor. Set in a living fully three dimensional game environment, KnightShift bewitches your PC with breathtaking graphics and effects. Zuxxez is open for requests from experienced gamers, who would like to participate in beta testing for KnightShift. Applications can be made now on a secure website and will take about ten days to process. The skills of many are needed to check a huge amount of material. You can apply online right here or read more to check out 4 new screens...

'Will Rock' Tournament

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythological hunters unite! Ubi Soft Entertainment and The Clan World Network are teaming up to bring the rabid Will Rock Gaming Community the world's first Will Rock Tournament. The tournament will be single elimination pitting two, four-person teams against each other in frenetic FPS action. Winners will receive a selection of ATI RADEON 9800 PRO video cards - a value of more than $6000. Teams can sign up today at the Clan Tournament website. The action begins on Monday, July 21, 2003.

iEntertainment Network Launches 'Dawn of Aces III'

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

iEntertainment Network announced today the launch of Dawn of Aces III, a major new addition to the award winning TotalSims series of products. The new release, Dawn of Aces III, includes a new World War I terrain, 7 new airplanes, and new flight models designed to perfectly match the flying characteristics of World War I aircraft.

'Battle Mages' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle Mages represents a gorgeous mix of RTS and RPG genres in one single game. A player controls the main hero, a graduate of the Imperial Battle Mage School, and his troops to restore peace in a beautiful fantasy world, inhabited with various creatures. Dynamic quest system, dozens of spells and well-thought skills system, flexible gameplay and fascinating storyline are bound to attract many players to Battle Mages. Read more for some screens ...

'Fair Strike' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fair Strike is the recent project of published Buka Entertainment and developed by G5 Software, known from the helicopter action/arcade Red Shark. It seems that the team is really keen on helicopters because Fair Strike is also a chopper action, but with an antiterrorists background. Scheduled to be released somewhere end of 2003

'RHEM' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment, LLC today announced that "RHEM", an intricate first person puzzle-based adventure game for the PC and Mac, has begun arriving in North American retailers. The game's presence on the shelves of North America's largest retailers marks a significant milestone for the company which was established less than two years ago.

'Kreed' - Multiplayer Test

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russobit-M company carried out the tournament on the upcoming 3d FPS from Burut CT Kreed in the context of multiplayer beta-testing. It was on this weekend. The best cybersportsmen of Russia took part in the competition, and for some of them Kreed was the last real training before ESWC in Paris. It was the first time Kreed multiplayer ever left the developers' studio, and all sportsmen had found themselves in the same conditions - they had only two hours of training before the game.

'Cold Zero: The Last Stand' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold Zero is an action adventure game where the player takes the role of John McAffrey, a former marksman with a SWAT team who was discharged from service after shooting a hostage by accident. His skills helped him get a job providing high level security for high profile corporations. One of his clients is BioResearch Inc, a company that created the genetic weapon known as Cold Zero. After a terrorist group attacks the laboratory and steals this virus, John sets our to find the terrorists before they have a chance to unleash a catastrophe of global proportions.

'Breed' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-em up, which skillfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player's perceived freedom within the game world. Utilising both first- and third-person viewpoints, players can freely take control of a variety of units and vehicles – from standard ground troops to APCs and Dropships – to do battle with The Breed, both in orbit and on the Earth's surface. The objective is simple: Halt the invasion of The Breed and stop the destruction of mankind. Check the screens ...

PC Review - 'The Sims: Superstar'

by Tristan on July 10, 2003 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Take your Sims to an online world where you get to be yourself or whoever you want to be. In this world you have your own piece of land to do with as you please. Create a house, coffee bar, dance club, museum, or whatever you can imagine. Explore the neighborhoods around you and meet scores of Sims along the way. Build a network of friends to enhance your power, wealth, reputation and social standing. Be a peacemaker or pest, a recluse or rabble-rouser. In this open-ended, online world, you choose your role, your attitude and your destiny.

'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is a dynamic single and multiplayer action experience featuring an all-new epic story. Players are immersed in the role of apprentice at Luke Skywalker's Jedi Academy where they learn the power – and danger – of the Force. Amidst a multitude of complex and richly detailed Star Wars environments, including twice as many unique locales as those in Star Wars Jedi Outcast, players face a variety of powerful and insidious enemies.

'SSX 3' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 2:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX 3 allows gamers to go anywhere gravity will take them. Players will discover a colossal mountain where they can immerse themselves in a free-roaming snow paradise. The ultimate all-mountain experience, SSX 3 features all-new events and courses, awe-inspiring tricks, and a cast of cool, customizable characters. Discover the open terrain, explore its hidden crevices, and conquer its peaks. Check out these new screens ...

EA Camp 2003 - 'EA Sports' Screens Gallery

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we attended EA Camp 2003 and got to see loads of upcoming goodies from the EA stable o' plenty. In the next few days we will have several impressions of their scheduled titles but for now you can enjoy a massive load of screens ...
  • Rugby 2004
  • FIFA Soccer 2004
  • Madden NFL 2004
  • NASCAR Thunder 2004
  • NBA LIVE 2004
  • NCAA┬« Football 2004
  • NCAA March Madness 2004
  • Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004
  • NHL 2004

EA Camp 2003 - 'EA Games' Screens

by Rainier on July 10, 2003 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we attended EA Camp 2003 and got to see loads of upcoming goodies from the EA stable o' plenty. In the next few days we will have several impressions of their scheduled titles but for now you can enjoy a massive load of screens ...
  • Aliens V. Predator: Extinction
  • Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII
  • Battlefield Vietnam
  • BIONICLE
  • Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour
  • Disney’s Party
  • Freedom Fighters
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing
  • Looney Tunes: Back in Action
  • Medal of Honor Allied Assault Breakthrough
  • Medal of Honor Infiltrator
  • Medal of Honor Rising Sun
  • Need for Speed Underground
  • SimCity 4 Rush Hour
  • The Sims Bustin’ Out
  • The Sims 2
  • The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King