American Conquest Present 'The Iroquois' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2002 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neither David Beckham nor the Punk-Movement in the early 80`s did actually invent the Mohawk hairdo – and who reads the rainbow press anyway. The hairstyle which enjoys great popularity nowadays derives from the beauty concept of a native American tribe, the Iroquois. The Iroquois were excellent hunters and produced their clothes from the skin of the animals they hunted. To increase their powers, a confederacy of six tribes had been formed in 1722, named called the Iroquois League. A few new screens to go with the gibberish...

'Pillars of Garendall' - New Plug-In

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2002 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Pillars of Garendall fan community united with Coldstone developers since the release to create all sorts of add-ons for this role-playing game by Ambrosia Software and Beenox. One of those add-ons, Trinity, added numerous classes to choose from, new locations to explore, and new quests to the already amazing world of Garendall. Now you can download Spells Expander for free and enjoy a whole new gaming experience! Read more for details and links...

'Sudden Strike II' - Mod News

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2002 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is fresh news on the Sudden Strike II-frontline. The new SSN-Mod for Sudden Strike II has just been finished. The units do now have camouflage colours and you are also able to utilize a ME323 Gigant. As we speak of Mods: the RWM-Mod just reached Version 6.0. Both Mods enhance Sudden Strike II with new features, offering a new and fresh gameplay, even for the veterans among you. The current version of the RWM-Mod can be found here, whereas the brand new SSN-Mod can be downloaded from here.

Cossacks: Back to War - ACS & VIZOR Features

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2002 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cossacks: Back to War does not only feature two new nations (Hungary/Switzerland), but it also includes the new ACS functionality. ACS stand for 'Automatic Championship System' and offers the possibility for the best Cossacks players of the world to compete against each other in an online championship. In addition to the ACS feature, Cossacks: Back to War also offers the so called 'VIZOR-System'. The VIZOR-System extends the Cossacks shell and provides the player with live combat. It`s like watching football on TV, except for one difference: you are able to either watch a Cossacks battle during the gameplay, or after it ended. There will also be an archive where you will be able to review the most spectacular battles.

IL2 Sturmovik Addon 'Operation Barbarossa'

by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2002 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At 04.15am on 22nd June 1941 German bombers attacked Soviet airfields with devastating effect and the invasion of Russia, codenamed Operation Barbarossa, had begun. After four years of bitter fighting that included infamous battles like Kursk and Stalingrad, the Russians arrived at Berlin. Now you can join the Luftwaffe in this gruelling campaign for IL2 and take part in hundreds of historically accurate missions that take you from the heady victories in the Kuban Peninsula, through the bitter winters and finally to fight for your very existence at the gates of your capital.

'Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows' (NGC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 11:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Donald evolved into the super-hero PK and was brought to life, through the amazing creative talents of the "Accademia Disney" located in Milan, Italy. Ubi Soft and Disney Interactive are in turn, bringing this action-packed comic book character to the US for the first time. Check the gamecube screens ...

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

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 10:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When Strategy First makes a promise; they keep it! Another Friday means more O.R.B. screens and more O.R.B. goodies! Read more for 10 NEW O.R.B. screens that illustrate the amazing Aldus universe.

'Casino Empire' Hits North American Store Shelves

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 9:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment today announced that the Casino Empire videogame has shipped to retailers nationwide. Brought to you by the team that created Sierra’s award winning Casino games, Casino Empire challenges gamers to build and manage their own Vegas empire.

'Links 2003' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 9:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that the Links 2003 trial version is now available on the game's official site. Cybergolfers will be able to experience the back nine holes of Skeleton Coast, the new fictional golf course designed exclusively for Links 2003. Read more for details and links where to grab the 166mb swinging demo! (thanks EvilAvatar).

'FIFA Football 2003' (NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 7:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's most successful football franchise returns to classic form by focusing on the fundamentals of football. FIFA Football 2003 provides an immersive, authentic experience driven by an ALL NEW game engine. This is football gaming that lives by the rules of the real sport and absorbs the users in a world of detail and culture. FIFA is TOTAL FOOTBALL... So who wants some grabs of the GameCube version? Well, here are 33.

3DO Ships 'Heroes of Might and Magic IV: The Gathering Storm'

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 3DO Company today announced that its highly anticipated game expansion, "Heroes of Might and Magic IV: The Gathering Storm" for the PC, is now in stores. Featuring massive never-before-seen campaigns and maps, the expansion pack includes four original creatures to fight and a series of new artifacts to collect. Players must assemble a strong team to defeat the diabolical Mad Wizard, Hexis.

NBA Live 2003 (PC/NGC/PS2/XB) - Shots

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA LIVE 2003 will be released this fall for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, PC-CD and the PlayStation console... Apparently Fabolous (sic), a "recording artist", appears as an unlockable character. And here are the pics to prove it.

Roll up! Roll up! AI Generals needed.

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 6:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pick up any real time strategy game off the shelves and you'll be asked to beat off, out smart and over come numerous computer controlled adversaries set against you in every level. These enemies have been promised to be tactical geniuses that will tax you to the hilt but usually end up being moronic fools who'll happily run onto the end of your sword without a second thought.

'Stronghold Crusader' Ships - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 6:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gathering of Developers announced today that FireFly Studios' Stronghold Crusader for the PC has shipped. Stronghold Crusader is a dynamic "castle sim" set in a distant Arabian land that combines the finest aspects from the city builder and real-time strategy genres.

'Mindscape' Puts 'Strategy First'

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mindscape is pleased to announce that an exclusive agreement has been signed with Strategy First to distribute two PC CD-ROM titles, GI Combat and Dragon Throne - The Battle of Red Cliffs in the UK. Dragon Throne: Battle of Red Cliffs will be available in November and GI Combat will be available in Q1 2003, both priced £29.99.

Blade II (XB/PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vampire hunters everywhere can now rid the world of the undead with Activision, Inc.'s BladeII for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft. Based on the popular Marvel Comics' sword-wielding super hero who was portrayed by Wesley Snipes in two successful feature films from New Line Cinema, Blade II features a 360 combat system, martial arts moves, signature weapons and attacks, players can now annihilate their enemies with all -new moves. The game is currently available nationwide in retail outlets for a suggested retail price of £39.99 and is rated 15+ by the Elspa.

Elite Jigsaw Puzzle

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novosibirsk, Russia - Alawar Entertainment signed a contract for the publishing and distribution of a new puzzle game, Elite Jigsaw Puzzle, developed by Media Research Group.

New 'O.R.B.' Stuff!

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Head over to www.o-r-b.com for cool downloads, such as mp3 music, in-game and CGI animation trailers, seven exclusive wallpapers, great screenshots, and to see a bunch of other things like the O.R.B. timeline and game features that will make you drool while you wait for the game to come out!

'ROCKY' Wallpapers

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the critically acclaimed Rocky movie anthology staring Sylvester Stallone and featuring all of the leading characters from the five Rocky films – ‘Apollo Creed’, ‘Clubber Lang’ (aka Mr T.), ‘Ivan Drago’ and ‘Tommy Gunn’- you take on the role of the ‘Italian Stallion’ and must fight your way through several single and multi-player challenges as you attempt to become the undisputed boxing champion of the world.. Latest 1024x768 wallpapers below!

'Woody Woodpecker Crazy Castle 5' Trailers

by Thomas on Sept. 27, 2002 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tantalus Interactive has partnered with Japanese publisher Kemco to develop Woody Woodpecker in Crazy Castle 5 for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance. The Crazy Castle series is one of the most popular handheld franchises ever, and Crazy Castle 5 promises to be the best yet. Crazy Castle 5 puts Tantalus at the forefront of GBA development worldwide, showcasing a prolific technology base, and rich pool of artistic talent. Today we got four .AVI movies, features exclusively in-game footage.. Read more for the links!