The Global Defense Network (GDN) is a combination of fast paced shooter and rhythm action game with an intriguing sci-fi plot spread evenly throughout. The Global Defense Network has released its proprietary training simulator to the public. Charged with defense against aggressive extra terrestrial activity, the GDN has begun to seek out gifted individuals to assist in its efforts. To this end, the formerly classified simulator used to train GDN Agents has been released to the public.
Today's Big Story
Electronic Arts has launched the official website for Black Hole Games' 3D RTS Armies of Exigo, a fantasy RTS where the boundaries of the battlefield are broken and war is waged both above and below the ground. This game takes strategy to new depths as elves, beasts, knights, and creatures of the darkness are locked in an epic battle for survival. Armies of Exigo will be published by Electronic Arts in Fall 2004. Check out the previously posted screens, or head on over to the official website for more info.
PureSim announces the immediate availability of the latest version of PureSim Baseball. With over 70 new features including a revolutionary new ball park designer, animated in-game displays and support for features such as league expansion, PureSim Baseball 2004 provides a richly detailed, immersive Baseball experience. From drafting and building a team as the GM to making the in-game decisions on the field, PureSim offers the user complete control over their Baseball Universe.
The Hostile Intent team has released a new version for their Half-Life mod, bringing it to v1.3 and has a slew of bug fixes and game tweaks. Read more for details and download links ...
by Ben Parfitt on July 11, 2004 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials
Someone at work said something to me the other day that struck me as very strange. We were discussing Full Spectrum Warrior, a game that I’ve been enjoying a lot recently. When I asked for his opinion he said that he didn’t enjoy it because there wasn’t a strong enough storyline to keep him interested. When I thought about I realised that I really couldn’t give a toss about the storyline of a game. It’s the control and the gameplay that really matters, to me at least.
by The Cookie Snatcher on July 11, 2004 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Def Jam Fight For NY challenges players to step into the shoes of a ruthless street fighter battling for control of the hip-hop underground. The game features an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments and five unique fighting styles that can be combined to form dozens of customized hybrid styles for the ultimate edge on the streets.
by Mark Crump on July 11, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Set in Indonesia in the near future, Joint Operations takes the player to a country on the verge of disintegration. Regional independence movements have acquired advanced weaponry as the nation's military splits into competing factions. Escalating violence threatens innocent civilians and Western economic interests.