'Deer Hunter 2005', developed by SouthLogic Studios, will be published by Atari and is expected in stores September 2004. People who are interested should sign up for a beta test which will kick off June 29th. In the meantime we have a few new screens for your weekend enjoyment.
Magitech Corporation has released a patch for the demo of their 3D RTS/Strategy game Strength and Honor. This patch adds in-game help to the demo and extends the expiration date by an unspecified amount of time (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.
Ryan "Grey Dragon" Warzecha of Cyan announced in his blog that Uru: The Path of the Shell has gone gold, no specific release date was mentioned. 'Uru: The Path of the Shell' will challenge and reward players with many new puzzles, new clothing options (including reward clothing), new player journals, technical features (including swimming), and five all-new Relto customization options (thanks Blues).
The struggle between the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance extends into space with Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed, the first expansion for the award-winning Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing game set in the Star Wars universe. Read more for some new screens ...
Lineage II offers a dynamic 3-D world drawn in exquisite detail. Set 150 years before Lineage, just as the kingdom of Aden becomes a unified state, Lineage II: The Chaotic Chronicle shows the struggles that take place during a time when several medieval provinces come under one rule. The soon to be released Lineage II, Chronicle 1 update includes many new player adventures, NCSoft has sent us some new screens showing off battles with various monsters.
by Paul Reith on June 13, 2004 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Larry Laffer's nephew, Larry Lovage, is a typical college student. He lives in a dorm, has a crush on his biology professor, and goes to bars with his buddies. But when a TV dating show comes to campus, Larry gets a chance for national sexposure. If he can show that he can make any girl on campus swoon, he will become a campus legend. Follow Larry's hilarious exploits and misadventures in the wackiest college story since Animal House.
Shrek 2 takes players on a wild adventure with Shrek and his buddies. Gamers revisit key scenes from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek2: The Game combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control a team of four and play as Shrek or any of his seven friends, switching between each to best utilize the character's unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete dangerous and thrilling adventures.
by Mark Crump on June 13, 2004 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials
A few weeks ago we had a Reporting In From 'MMOG' Land editorial which took a closer look at the the discontent of the EverQuest community. Sony Online took wind of the angry EQ community and arranged a summit of sorts where the flew in various people from EQ guilds to hear the concerns. Not that said summit has been held we felt the need to do a follow up story ....
by Ben Parfitt on June 13, 2004 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials
Two simple words – Electronic Arts. You can gauge what type of gamer you are by your reaction to the name. If you rejoice in celebration and bow in worship, you’re probably what we know as a ‘casual gamer’. If, however, you curl your toes in disgust then you may be more of a ‘hardcore gamer’. One thing is certainly true – EA divides opinion like no other company other than maybe Nintendo.