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UT2003 First Patch in Beta Stage

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Infogrames forum offers a huge list about the changes that will be in the upcoming Unreal Tournament 2003 patch. "Some topics for CHANGE LIST: Gameplay, HUD/Menus, AI, Editor, Networking, Compatibility, D3D Fix and OpenGL fix". (thanks EvilAvatar)

Shattered Galaxy 1.5

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shattered Galaxy, the futuristicmassive online warfare PC game from Nexon, will be taking huge leaps forward in game play and look and feel. Through the summer, the Shattered Galaxy development team has worked on the game's mostsignificant evolution to date. The result of the development is the Shattered Galaxy 1.5 upgrade.

Shinobi (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The legendary ninja returns, hunted by demons, haunted by the dead and hindered by the very rage that spurs him on... Following a massive earthquake, Tokyo lies in ruin as mysterious forces seek out and obliterate what is left of the Oboro clan. Players take the role of Hotsuma, leader of the Oboro clan, as he battles through the demon-filled streets of a post-apocalyptic Tokyo in search of answers. Serving up today are 16 brand new screens .. Njoy!

'Panzer Dragoon Orta' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Years ago, a legacy was born that ruled the skies. As time passed and memory grew dim, distant times progressed from History into Legend. Now, the era of human prosperity has come to a grinding halt, with all but a few pockets of civilization destroyed by years of devastating battles. The population clings precariously to the brink of extinction, scattered across the desolate land, living in the darkest age in history. A new Empire rules with an iron grip, and a band of rebels begins a revolt in an attempt to become masters of their destiny once again. As the world is engulfed in the flames of war, a mysterious Hero on the Dragon becomes mankind's only hope and stands alone against the empire. 16 new screens to show off a few levels.. njoy!

New 'Star Wars Bounty Hunter' (PS2/NGC) - Trailer

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Through Jango -- father of Boba Fett, one of the most intriguing and enduring characters in the Star Wars universe -- players will plunge into the dark, deadly world of a bounty hunter, a role Star Wars game fans have long awaited to play."

Watch a never-before-seen cutscene action and in-game footage in the new game trailer for Star Wars Bounty Hunter. Bounty Hunter is expected to release fall 2002 on PlayStation 2 and GameCube.. Read more below for links!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Nightfire Web Site

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has launched the official James Bond 007: Nightfire web site. The site is loaded with screens, movies, info and etc. NightFire is being developed simultaneously for four platforms - the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and PC-CD. The game will offer unique, yet complimentary, 007 experiences to each system.

Infogrames To Release More Hunter Games

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The number one leader in the outdoor sports genre, Infogrames, Inc. is delivering the next generation of highly anticipated outdoor sports games to loyal fans country wide. The creator of the best-selling outdoor sports franchise has raised the bar with its next three releases: Deer Hunter 2003, Trophy Hunter 2003, and Bird Hunter 2003, all at retailers this October.

Graeme Devine To Speak At University of Utah

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Student International Game Developers Association at the University of Utah is pleased to present Graeme Devine, Designer and Programmer of Id Software and Chairman of the International Game Developers Association. This event is free and is open to the public. The lecture will take place on October 15, 2002 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the University of Utah, Engineering Mines Classroom Building (EMCB) in room 105.

Team Factor - New Update Patch & Linux Server

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

7FX has released another new patch for Team Factor, bringing the Euro edition of their team-based first-person shooter to v1.2. This upgrade addresses animation improvements, more view options, gameplay tweaks and a bunch of bug fixes. Also available is the updated v1.2 dedicated Linux server. (thanks 3DGamers)

'Post Mortem' - Website Live

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 12:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paris in the 20's. A retired American private detective, Mac Pherson, is hired by a mysterious yet sensuous lady, Sophia Blake, to find out who murdered her sister and her brother-in-law, the Whytes. The beheaded couple were killed in a mysterious ritual way in one of Paris most luxurious hotel. In this rich and intriguing adventure, Mac Pherson will soon discover a world where bloody murders are committed according to ancestral mystic beliefs. It will be his most mysterious case yet. Microids has just launched the official site with game info, a trailer and word of an upcoming demo .. check it out!

Serious Sam's Serious Bad Guys (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 11:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now that Sam "Serious" Stone has the firepower, It's time to take out the trash. The attached screenshots and artwork hightlight some of the gruesome and downright nasty alien invaders in SERIOUS SAM, coming NOVEMBER 12 exclusively to the Xbox. Read more to find out info and screens on all the baddies ...

'Battle Realms : Winter of the Wolf' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 10:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battle Realms is a fantasy, real-time strategy game inspired by Japanese mythology and traditional kung-fu cinema. The depth of the Battle Realms mythology intertwines stories from several clans, each with its own unique origin and culture. Winter of the Wolf takes place seven years prior to the events in the original Battle Realms and accounts the proud Wolf people's rise from oppression and slavery under the Lotus Clan. The Wolf Clan's rise to power occurs over the course of twelve all-new scenarios. As heroic Wolf leader Grayback, players must journey through dark mines and snowbound forests to free the clan from the tyranny of the Lotus Mages, and save the land from a fierce, magical winter. A boatload of new screens, check em out!

Off World Resource Base (O.R.B.) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

O.R.B (Off-World Resource Base) will be on store shelves on November 5 where it will finally prove its superiority over titles like Homeworld. Infogrames will exclusively distribute O.R.B. in North America. Review copies will be available the week of O.R.B.’s release so please let me know now if you want one! As today is friday, Strategy First once again sends us 8 brand new shots ... Overdose anybody? ;)

Dirt Track Racing 2 - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is a new playable demo of Dirt Track Racing 2, allowing you to try out this recent racing simulation by Ratbag and Infogrames. This demo contains two tracks that you can race in two different cars for eight laps, in single-player and (limited) multiplayer. Read more for links where to grab it. (thanks 3DGamers)

'Command & Conquer Generals' - Multiplayer Test Program

by Thomas on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just a reminder!! The Generals Intelligence Agency is looking for a few good men and women to help them with a top secret test operation. If you are selected for this mission, you will help them obtain vital information on the following:

  • Multiplayer bugs contained within Command & Conquer Generals.
  • Potential balance of power issues between the U.S., China, and G.L.A. factions.
  • Load stress on their matching server.

    Sign up here!

New Blizzard Classic Arcade Games Revealed (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 7:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following Monday's announcement about the return of "The Lost Vikings", several people wrote in to find out if their favorite Blizzard Classic game would be published under the new label. In response, Blizzard are pleased to announce that "Rock N' Roll Racing" and "Blackthorne" will also be published for the Game Boy Advance system.

UbiSoft's 'Racing Simulation 3' (ALL) - Screens & Features

by Patrick on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 6:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment is proud to announce the release of its upcoming racing game, Racing Simulation 3. Based on an enhanced version of Ubi Soft's powerful "Revenge" engine, the game will feature the latest technological advancements to provide gamers with the most thrilling and realistic game in the series. Go check the 10 new screens before they race off!

Red Faction II (PS2) - New Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by THQ’s studio, Volition, Red Faction 2 is the sequel to one of the best-selling and most critically acclaimed original game franchises of 2001. Featuring an enhanced Geo-Mod engine that allows players to strategically alter and destroy the game environment in real-time. Red Faction II recently went GOLD and is scheduled to ship on October 16. Today we serve up 16 new screens. Njoy!

Singularity Software Announce 'FOO' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 4:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Singularity Software, a division of Brightstar Entertainment Ltd, today announced its latest title, Foo. Developed by Swedish coding team, Idol FX, Foo is due for release across Europe in Q1 of 2003. Foo is a unique "sneak, steal and trap-em-up" game of malicious pleasure with gameplay summarized as "Thief" meets "Spy vs. Spy", with the general feel of an animated feature crossed with the comical morbidity and brutality of "Itchy and Scratchy ".