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'Nosferatu' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nosferatu is a modern word derived from the Old Slavonic word *nosufur-atu, borrowed from the greek nosophoros, a plague carrier. Nosferatu - The Wrath of Malachi crosses the brooding, creepy and scary atmosphere of the successful survival horror genre, with "traditional" first person shooter action, making the game cross genre of FPS and survival horror. IdolFX has released a playable demo letting you taste some blood .. ermm the game. No specific details are available (thanks HappyPuppy). Read more for download links ...

'Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes thrusts players into the stunning 3D world of espionage and stealth action created by celebrated producer, Hideo Kojima. Playing as legendary videogame hero, Solid Snake, gamers will infiltrate an Alaskan nuclear missile disposal facility occupied by a terrorist organization called FOXHOUND. Only in this game will players truly feel like they are in the heart of the action, as if every step taken leads them closer to danger.

'Lords of EverQuest' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 2:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the world of online gaming phenomenon EverQuest, Lords of EverQuest features an enthralling storyline drawing gamers to the land of Antonica as they control one of 15 Lords and manage massive armies in their quest for domination. A demo is now available containing one map from the Shadow Realm faction. A second & 3rd demo will be released in the coming weeks, if you "collect" all 3, bonus material will unlock. Read more for download links ...

Deer Hunter 2004 - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Southlogic Studios has released a demo for their upcoming hunting game Deer Hunter 2004. This demo features the "Northern Kansas" area and a handful of the weapons available in the full game (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death is a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death. This demo version includes Story Chapter 3 and Arcade Modes "Zombie Headshot Apocalypse" and "Riot" (special thanks goes to Mr.E for the help!).Read more for download links ...

'Rogue Ops' (PS2/Xbox) - Nikki Reveals Some Dirty Secret

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the release of Kemco's newest action/adventure title, Rogue Ops, drawing ever near, Nikki Connors has ultimately decided to allow her fans and friends in on a few helpful insights relating to her upcoming Rogue Ops adventures. Beginning today, Kemco and Nikki will disclose highly privileged information regarding her covert operations every two weeks until the November 4th release date. From details on the numerous mission settings to complete descriptions of Nikki’s arsenal, video game fans will certainly receive their fix of Nikki over the next six weeks.

'The Bloody Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bloody Magic is single and multiplayer, 3rd person RPG for PC where the weapon of choice is magic. The game is set in a richly detailed medieval-style world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development. The Bloody Magic is different from most other popular RPG titles in that the player characters are all of one type: magician. There are over a dozen different fields of magic, allowing players many choices for specialization. Check a few new screens ...

'Natural Selection 2.0' - Server Update Patch

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NS 2.0 is a significant step forward in the process of merging first person shooters with real-time strategy into a combination of truly atmospheric and social gaming. Nearly every aspect of the game has been revisited and reworked from feedback from hundreds of the top NS veterans and thousands of games played on public and private servers around the globe. This is a server-only patch, that vastly improves balance and fixes many exploits, nNot required for clients. Read more for download links ...

'TrackMania' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks ! Read more for details and screens ...

'Call Of Duty' - Website Re-Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a move that becomes more popular day by day, Activision has re-launched the official website for their WWII FPS Call Of Duty. The site features screens, trailer, the previously released demo (of course also available on our fileservers), game overview and some more goodies. Call of Duty is expected to appear on store shelves in November for PC, and the console versions are scheduled for 2004.

'SW Galaxies: An Empire Divided' - European Launch In October

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision today announced that LucasArts' Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided is to be released on October 31st in the U.K., Nordic and 'Rest-of-Europe' regions and on 7th November in Spain, Italy, France and Germany. Since its launch in the USA on June 26th 2003, the title has proved the fastest growing MMO role-playing game to date. With over 300,000 registered users, in less than two months, Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided has already become the second largest MMO in the USA.

'Weird War' - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Weird War is a cRPG taking place during World War II. The game tells an incredible story, which you won’t find in any history books. Weird War: The Unknown Episode of World War II was produced by Mirage Interactive and it will be published by Techland in Q4... Read more for some new shots!

NCSoft Launches 'City of Heroes' Game Contest - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What do you call an area where evil lurks in the shadows, buildings lay in ruins, streams are filled by a brackish muck and a thick, greenish mist has invaded every crevice and corner? Fans of the upcoming City of Heroes' online game will soon be creating their own heroes and fighting evil in "hazard zones" like this. Now, they have a chance to name the first hazard zone and forever leave their creative mark on Paragon City, the game's fictional metropolis. Read more for details & some screens of the infamous hazardous zone...

'Sabotage 1943' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

France 1940. Behind the façade of stability a secret, desperate, and cruel war of liberation has already begun. As a spy, saboteur, and partisan of the French resistance movement, the Résistance, you will also get involved in this fight. Sabotage 1943 is an upcoming WWII FPS by German developers Replay Studios. Read more to check out the promising looking screens and stay tuned for more details shortly!

'Worms 3D' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing to capture the true essence of the game as teams of worms battle across bizarre randomly generated landscapes, or across finely crafted custom-designed levels utilizing an arsenal of devastating weapons. Ok, somebody needs to make up their mind! After the leaked demo, Team17 said we could expect a real demo in 7 days, and the very next day Sega Europe releases the official English/German demo. This version features the same map, playable with 2 people on the same computer, but with the latest code (and first person view included). Read more for download links ...

'Wars & Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Joan of Arc is a 3D epic saga that allows players to relive some of the most intense battles during the Hundred Years War. In Joan of Arc, players will slowly transform from a single warrior into a forceful military leader as they develop and master the art of chivalry and tactical warfare. Read more for some new screens ...

'Commandos 3: Destination Berlin' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Commandos 3 takes the stunningly detailed graphics and compelling gameplay of the series to a whole new level. The game features a new interior engine that enables you to rotate the detailed environments and zoom in and out. Prepare your Commandos as enemy bombing raids lay waste to environments, requiring you to change your tactics and approach. Not only does Commandos 3 featutred a compelling single player game, it also support LAN & online multiplayer. Read more to check out some multiplayer goodness ...

'Space Haste II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Big City Games and developer Dreams Interactive are pleased to announce that their high-flying hovercraft racing game, Space Haste II has gone gold!

'Echelon 2: Wind Warriors' - New Factsheet

by Thomas on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 7:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Echelon Wind Warriors further expands the universe of Echelon, a title that set some high standards with it first instalment back in 2001. Echelon Wind Warriors is the forthcoming highly anticipated sequel. Read more to find out what's NEW! in the sequel with this handy fact sheet.

'Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator' - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 6:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Race Driver 2 will provide petrol head gamers with the most diverse range of challenging motorsports ever seen in one game. Over 30 global championships will be featured, with players competing in events including GT Sports Car Racing, Street Racing, Rally, DTM, V8 Supercars, Global GT Lights, Rally Cross, Formula Ford, Open Wheel Grand Prix and Classic Car Racing... Check out first four screenshots from the Codies' big X03 announcement..

Note: These screens replace the ones in the X03 press kit, which turned out to be Race Driver 1 pics.. Looks like someone's got their wires crossed somewhere.

'No Man's Land' - New Characters

by Thomas on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 3:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today CDV present two new characters: UMAK and LORD DUNMORE! Umak is a warrior of the Woodland Indian nation whose mission is to resist the white men placing his people in great danger. This, however, proves to be no easy task as there are certain problems within his own tribe. The second, Lord Dunmore, fights against the rebellion in the new British colonies. He believes that every opposition is pure treason and wants to maintain his dictatorship at all costs.

'Conflict: Desert Storm II' (PC/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conflict: Desert Storm II focuses on the events of the 1991 Gulf War, and follows the activities of Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones 300 km further behind enemy lines; taking the level of gameplay and realism to new heights, with a story-led campaign across a variety of missions, beginning with an urgent call to rescue a downed UH-60 Black Hawk's crew in a heavily fortified city, and ending with the allied endeavours to liberate Kuwait City. Read more for some screens & a new trailer...

PC Preview - 'Silent Storm'

by GreyOoze on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. This upcoming strategy game features turn based tactical combat with an emphasis on character creation and development. Check out this preview of the game, based around a surprising late beta build of the game.

PC Review - 'Savage: The Battle for Newerth'

by Eric on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Combining real time strategy and first person action, Savage delivers the next level in multiplayer gaming. Instead of sending mindless computer drones into battle, imagine organizing real human players on a crusade to conquer your adversary. Choose to be a commander, and you will play an in-depth RTS game, researching technologies, mining resources, and issuing orders to your units. Choose to be a warrior, and you will play an intense game of first person combat, wielding your weapon of choice to strike down the enemy.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Sept. 19, 2003 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News