'Toontown' Launches

by Rainier on May 24, 2004 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Toontown is the world's first 3D massively multiplayer online PC game (MMOG) designed especially for children and their families. Disney's Toontown Online throws open its gates to UK gamers today and invites them to head to www.disney.co.uk/toontown and help in the struggle to save Toontown, which is under siege from a band of uptight business robots called the Cogs.

'Khan The Absolute Power' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2004 @ 2:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Khan The Absolute Power is a MMORPG and the background of the game is based on real history about Genghis Khan in the 13 Century. In 1225, right before seeing the other end of European continent, Genghis Khan turned around and went back to the heart of Mongol Empire. The Mongol army became the most disciplined, experienced, and feared force the world had yet to see. Read more for details & screens ...

'Monte Cristo' E3 2004 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Monte Cristo's 2004 E3 lineup:

'Air Power: WW II Heavy Bombers and Jets' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2004 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shockwave Productions announced today they are publishing their next title, Air Power: WW II Heavy Bombers and Jets. Shockwave Productions is using their critically acclaimed skill to dominate the civil aviation sim world with Air Power: WW II Heavy Bombers and Jets for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004. Air Power raises the bar once again by adding seven meticulously created aircraft, visuals, and missions to Microsoft’s latest and greatest flight simulator.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 23, 2004 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

'Singles: Flirt Up Your Life' - Demo/Trial Available NOW

by Rainier on May 23, 2004 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos has released a demo/trial version for Rotobee's adult 3D relationship sim Singles - Flirt Up Your Life. This demo features the full content of the game which lets you try it out for 4 hours, after which you can unlock the full game by purchasing a license key (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Planeta DeAgostini' E3 2004 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2004 @ 3:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Planeta DeAgostini's 2004 E3 lineup:

'Digital Jesters' E3 2004 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2004 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Digital Jesters' 2004 E3 lineup:

'Sid Meier's Pirates' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2004 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Sid Meier's Pirates! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean amassing fortune and fame in an attempt to seize your rightful place as one of the most revered (and feared!) pirates in history. Test your skills as a sea captain exploring the high seas and exotic ports in a richly detailed 3D world. Overtake the enemy and seize valuable booty. Exchange plank-shattering broadsides in fierce naval battles, and engage in duels with worthy opposing captains. Check out the freshly launched website or read more for some new screens ...

'Strength and Honor' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2004 @ 9:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Magitech Corporation has released a playable demo of their 3D RTS/Strategy game Strength and Honor. This hefty demo features 3 battles/missions as well as the full "Queen of the Nile" campaign (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.

'The Movies' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2004 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars.

'Evil Genius' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2004 @ 1:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Evil Genius, a strategy/life simulation game, is a tongue-in-cheek take on the 60's spy thriller genre where you assume the role of a wicked mastermind bent on achieving global domination through the construction of the ultimate doomsday device.

'Star Wolves' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2004 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wolves is a 3D space RPG with strategy elements. The game thrusts players into a world of freelance space hunters in the XXI-XXII Century A.D. during a time of political crisis for the all-powerful Empire and the three mega-corporations that control all the known worlds. Star Wolves is being developed by Xbow Software and published by 1C. Read more for some new screens ...

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2004 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SÖLDNER: Secret Wars the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Purge Jihad' - Updated Trial & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 22, 2004 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freeform Interactive LLC releases Purge Jihad 2.0.6b. This new version fixes several player reported bugs and balance issues. Purge Jihad 2.0.6b comes in a full installation and patch format for both Registered users and Free users. "We continue to support all our users," explains Freeform's Lead Artist Joerg Ecker. "all players have the same upgrade benefits." There are no time-limits, no nags, no spyware, and no ads in the Free version of Purge Jihad.

'The Sims 2' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 21, 2004 @ 10:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the next generation sequel of The Sims, The Sims 2, you control your Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. With the ground-breaking addition of genetics, your Sims now pass their DNA down through generations, giving you a more vivid and in-depth Sims experience. Every life choice you make has a relevant and dramatic effect on the lifetime of your Sim. It’s up to you to take your Sims from the cradle to the grave, fulfill their dreams, and push them to extremes in The Sims 2. Official ship date for The Sims 2 is set for September 17th. Until then, read more for some new screens & trailer ...

'WarCraft III' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on May 21, 2004 @ 9:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another new Warcraft III map, this time called "Slalom"... Map info: "Even this far south, Northrend has no mercy. Bitter winds slice through the thickest clothes, and cunning arctic beasts race down the slopes to prey upon unsuspecting settlers." This is a Medium map and the suggested no. of players is 3v3 or 4v4. It is based on the "Northrend" tileset. Go download it here!

'Legacy Interactive' E3 2004 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2004 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out the following new screens from Legacy Interactive's 2004 E3 lineup:

'Paraworld' - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2004 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paraworld combes for the first time ever a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, it brings new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come once more to life, a constant danger to anyone living in the area. Read more for details and screens ...

'Battlefield Vietnam' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 21, 2004 @ 4:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the promised patch for DICE's multiplayer FPS Battlefield: Vietnam. This update brings your retail game to v1.01 and removes of the M60 from the LAW Kit (big complaint about it being too powerful), server list sorted by ping and various other server & client side fixes. Win32/Linux dedicated server patches are also available. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...