Shrapnel Games announced today that the release of Aaron Hall's Dungeon Odyssey "RPG" has been delayed due to a bad CD run. Tim Brooks, President of Shrapnel Games, said, "The Dungeon Odyssey release will be delayed at least until two weeks. We received the CDs on Monday as per the original schedule, but the would not work. We have reordered new CDs, but we are at least two weeks behind now. We apologize to all fans of Aaron Hall's games. As we firm up the release date, we will announce that date through the media."
Games of 2014
Today's Big Story
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service.
Gamepen reports that Battlefield 1942 has not yet reached gold status and the internet rumor is just that, a rumor. However, the game is very close to being gold, just a few minor bugs need to be worked and tweaked.
The Official BANDITS Forum is up and running like scalded goat in a lard filled sewer system! If you have any questions about the game, its development, its developers or any other BANDITS related wonderings, drop a post in the forum! GRIN staff will be around answering questions, commenting on gossip and helping you with tech-support when the game is out.
Global Star Software sends word that Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty, has shipped. Word is: "This challenging real-time 3D naval combat simulator is the latest installment of the successful Age of Sail franchise, and Privateer's Bounty promises more action, more missions, more units and more fun than ever. Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty will hit stores this week across North America at an estimated price of $29.99." Additionally, a demo version of the game has been released, and can be downloaded through Gigex, the file is 117.5 MB (thanks Blues).
Crave Entertainment has pushed back the release of 'Ultimate Fighting Championship: Tapout 2', 'H2O Overdrive' and 'The Lost'. The games are now slated for a Q1 2003 release. Crave stated that the delay is simply to give the developers of these games more time to add additional features and refine gameplay. Infogrames & Lost Toys sent out word today that 'Battle Engine Aquila', its sci-fi shooter for Xbox and PS2, has been slightly pushed back. Originally set for release during the holiday season, Battle Engine Aquila is now scheduled for January 2003.
Monolith, Fox and Sierra has released a great new playable teaser for the upcoming PC FPS - NOLF 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way. The teaser level is set in Akron, Ohio and sees our chick-in-charge, Cate Archer, battling ninjas while trying to avoid a rampaging tornado! Cate has come to Akron, Ohio, in search of clues relating to Project: Omega, an enigmatic Soviet plot that threatens to bring about World War III. When her mission takes a sudden turn for the unexpected, she finds herself in a trailer park with ninja assassins all around and a tornado closing in.Her only hope of escape is to defeat the ninjas and their mysterious leader, Isako, before she ends up somewhere over the rainbow or six feet underground. Get the teaser off FilePlanet HERE.
Set in a primal and violent time, eons from now, nomad humans roam the earth, inflicting cruelty on the beasts and creatures of the world. The human race is wasteful, selfish and fights amongst itself, while those closest to nature, the beast race, learn from human failings evolving and growing stronger with the passing of time. A daily struggle ensues, man against beast, for the very basic natural resources that nurture life. Each race has its own style of battle, its own leader, and its own way to victory. Which side are you on? 3 new screens showing off whats its all about ...
For those of you who downloaded the latest demo and can't find on-line servers any more, here's a small fix. To apply it, just replace the file data/net.cfg found in the Team Factor installation folder. Then you'll be able to play on-line again. And if you fear to do this "dirty stuff" with overwriting files in folders you didn't create, just use the latest Patch 1.06. Its only disadvantage is that it's slightly bigger. You can download the Team Factor Linux server software. Includes dedicated server option also for LAN (this option was not available in our default Win server software)
Scheduled for release in November of this year, O.R.B. will finally get its chance to prove to the gaming world why it’s been named ‘the Homeworld killer!’ We got 11 brand spankin’ new O.R.B. (Off World Resource Base) screenshots for your viewing pleasure. Also on the game’s official site (www.o-r-b.com) you will find 3 stunning new wallpapers!
Ubi Soft today announced that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder mission pack will hit store shelves in early November. In the tradition of its predecessor, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon--which won Game of the Year from PC Gamer and IGN PC and was the only DOUBLE PC Game of the Year Winner for 2001—Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Island Thunder is expected to blow PC gamers away with its realistic battlefield action. We got some more detailed game info, weapons list and some new artwork...
'Universal Commando' is a simulation RPG (Role Play Game) with free adoption to strategic tactics and the players point of view can be switched. It was originally introduced at the E3 held in U.S.A, 2002 and has aroused overseas interest as well as domestic for it is an epic that can evoke sympathy from the peoples living in civilized societies. The players can create a kingdom of imagination.
A dark alley - the earth is shaking. Big pieces, rocks and debris are falling from the walls onto the lacerate asphalt. High-rise buildings of the metropolis loom in the background. Out of those skyscrapers blaze flames and explosions concuss the scenario. Cold rain crackles on the muzzle of your weapon. Welcome to the blackly future scenario of Chaser! Check these 13 dark, but interesting screens ...
The waiting is almost over! 1503 A.D., the new masterpiece by Max Design and SUNFLOWERS will be released in October. The Games Convention will now provide the opportunity to discover this upcoming real-time strategy PC game. More about it!
Buka Entertainment, a front Russian leisure software publisher, is in hurry to inform its partners that at this year's ECTS its Vice-President International Sales and Marketing - Maxim Mikhalev will visit this exhibition instead arranging company's stand.
It’s been the subject of a host of films, but now you can witness the apocalypse and take part in the Vietnam conflict on your PC. Just Flight’s fantastic expansion pack comes with fourteen flyable aircraft, new scenery, the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier in exacting detail and two other airbases for FS2002. Read more for all new features and 11 - yes, 11! - screenshots. Clear the deck and get over the jungle!
In “Stronghold: Crusader,” players will journey to Arabian lands renowned for brave warriors and fearsome weaponry, while reliving heroic battles of the historic Crusades. The player’s challenge is to build and defend medieval desert fortresses and lay siege to fearless enemies. As European nobles or Arabian warriors, players must conquer the harsh terrain in the legendary Crusades of the 11th and 12th centuries.
The game is set in year 2010 where player's conscience is entrapped by an up-to-date virus-infected virtual reality-playing machine called FireStarter. The virus-caused failure resulted in computer changing the rules of the game - to break out of the trap, the player is to complete the game within 48 hours. Immerse in an unbelievable world, created by super-modern playing machine, where you are to make it a winner of the adrenaline-brimming action.... What would the week be without some new screens from GSC_World's Firestarter, so here they are, njoy!
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