by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Regarding beta testing, the Horizons website is now live and anyone wishing to beta test can register on the site, just follow the instructions at www.europe.istaria.com
Artifact Entertainment's Horizons: Empire of Istaria is one of the most closely-followed and highly-anticipated massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG) in years. Currently in development for the PC, Horizons will allow players to experience online gaming like never before in a single massive online world primed for exploration, brimming with adventure and rife with danger.
by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under
"Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil" finds adventurers in a fight for their lives as a simple rescue mission uncovers a much more sinister plot with far-reaching implications. As the story unfolds, adventurers will travel the world of Oerth, discover the besieged village of Hommlet, survive the filthy shire of Nulb and ultimately penetrate the ruins of the Temple of Elemental Evil, a beacon of darkness and despair in a world without hope. Read more for a big batch of character editor screens ...
by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon will see players piloting Han Solo's Millennium Falcon through 14 combat-filled missions set in such locations as the skies of Yavin and Endor. Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon is expected in November but in the meantime read more to check some screens ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Microsoft today announced that acclaimed RPG developer BioWare is currently developing Jade Empire exclusively for Xbox. BioWare, whose publishing relationship with Microsoft was announced one year ago at the Microsoft press event X02 in New York, has most recently been recognized for the smash hit Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. More information about Jade Empire will be revealed in Japan at the Tokyo Game Show on September 26.
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Activision has released the v1.02 update patch for their freely available Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory multiplayer game. This update adresses various client & server sides issues, introduces the latest punkbuster anti cheat protection and various other tweaks. We now also have the updated v1.02 linux server patch available. Read more for details and download links ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Criminals of Gotham City Beware! Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu makes history as the first video game to debut a brand new Batman character, the villain Sin Tzu. Ubi Soft, DC Comics and Warner Bros. have partnered to showcase the talents of renowned comic book artist, Jim Lee, as the creator and character designer for Sin Tzu. Jim Lee is America's best-selling comic book artist of all time and is currently the artist on the monthly DC comic book BATMAN, which is the nation's #1 comic book. Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu will be released for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube and GameBoy Advance. In the meantime njoy some new Xbox screens ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new Xbox screens & a trailer just rushed in. Check them out!
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out the new screens!
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under
In SOCOM II, players don combat threads and tactical prowess as an elite SEAL commander in the solo mode. You bark orders through the accompanying voice-recognizing headset (sold separately), you move in the shadows with pin-drop precision, and you don’t evacuate until every last objective is scratched off the list. Twelve epic, international missions are your theater, spanning the globe from intense urban cities to the thick jungles of South America (thanks Gamer.nl). Read more for some small screens ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under
In their immeasurable greed and constant thirst for power, the thirteen most powerful Mages of all time doomed the land, hurling it into an endless spiral of chaos and despair. Entire countries were wiped out in the blink of an eye when the devastating power of the Elements was unleashed – Elements summoned by dark rituals. Continents shattered like glass, the pieces strewn about like leaves in the wind. Huge armies, bound by the the power of ancient runes, brought war and destruction to the lands that survived the initial onslaught. All that was left were a few islands, connected by magic portals. Read more for 4 tasty new screens ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Activision has asked us to inform all the RtCW fans that a v1.02 update patch for their free multiplayer expansion Enemy Territory is going to be released later today. The new patch will adress several client & server side issues as well as weapon fixes include moving Land Mines and Adrenaline needles to separate weapon banks. Made switching to a weapon after dropping dynamite/satchel/landmines easier. Also added ability for Covert Ops/Engineer to pick up weapons from the opposing team of the same class. Fixed some issues with Air Strike detonation. Fixed XP not being given (and stats being kept) for kills with akimbo pistols. Of course we'll have the patch on our file servers as soon as its available so stay tuned!
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under
For the first time an LPGA golfer will be part of the professional golfer line up in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004 from EA SPORTS with the addition of Natalie Gulbis. Gulbis, from Sacramento, Calif., is in her second year on the LPGA TOUR and became the youngest golfer to qualify for an LPGA tournament at age 14, before Michelle Wie broke that record last year. She also finished second at the California State Women's Amateur in 1997.
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Dungeons & Dragons Heroes, the highly anticipated Xbox game from Atari, has officially gone gold. The first Dungeons and Dragon's branded product for a next generation console will ship September 23rd, 2003.
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
EA has released the eagerly anticipated multiplayer demo of Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Breakthrough. This demo sports 2 maps (Anzio and Palermo) featuring the new Liberation mode. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Logitech today announced that its two newly designed corded controllers for the PlayStation2 are now on retail shelves, ready for prime-time action. The Logitech Extreme Action Controller and the Logitech Action Controller (U.S. suggested retail price of $24.95 and $19.95, respectively) are available at retail outlets and at www.logitech.com. European pricing and availability will be announced separately.
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Jaleco Entertainment, publisher of World Championship Pool 2004, is the official video game sponsor of the 28th Annual U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship. The U.S Open 9-Ball Championship is the longest running, most prestigious and most successful pro-pool tournament in the United States. The event is held annually in Chesapeake, Virginia. This year's event is scheduled for September 15-21 and will be featured on pay-per-view TV throughout October and November. If this is your thing, read more for details ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Total Club Manager 2004 will have an impressive 50 leagues including the English Premiership and Nationwide leagues, French League 1&2, Bundesliga 1 & 2, Primera Division 1 & 2 and many more. There are now over 30,000 FIFPro players and more than 25,000 up-and-coming youth and generated players. Read more for some new screens ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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 :
- Kill Switch - Trailer
We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 10:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under
War Times is a Real-Time Strategy game that lets players follow the tumultuous era of the Second World War through the actions of Germany, Great Britain, the USA or the USSR; each nation is totally different and uses unique strategies in their attack and defense and all the campaigns are based on real historical events, bringing an unparalleled realism to the fight. Check the new screens...
by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Play the Greatest Story Ever Written . . . The quest to destroy the One Ring continues in the first real-time strategy game based on The Lord of the Rings saga. Massive battles erupt as the peoples of Middle-earth fight for control of Tolkien’s World. Gamers can play as the forces of good and valiantly fight for the One Ring’s destruction or assume command of the forces of evil to claim control over Middle-earth forever. Read more for some new screens ...