Interview Roundup

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Face of Mankind' Site Update

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Duplex Systems massively multiplayer online game (MMOG), Face of Mankind, got a major update. The Face of Mankind discussion forum got a completely new face and they changed their servers to provide a faster handling, new visuals to check out "The RGI9 by Gakk Technologies, an Assault Rifle, is one of the two heaviest weapons available in Face of Mankind", a new batch of screenshots, updated ranking systems and the first official music impression is available for download!

Hegemonia: Legions of Iron - Art & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Hegemonia: Legions of Iron you will explore and conquer the galaxy at the head of your fleet, plan colonisations, terraform planets, manage your resources and decide on the appropriate technological research to lead mankind where you want it to go. Diplomacy combined with a top-notch spy network will enable you to survive in a stellar system which is much more dangerous than it would at first appear. Who says that space is empty? Black Holes, asteroid fields, nebulas, cosmic clouds and wormholes, and alien races make each fleet sortie a perilous affair… Njoy the screens & art

Eve Online : The Second Genesis - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 11:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Eve Online: The Second Genesis" is a space trading / combat Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) for the PC. Developed by Crowd Control Production (CCP) of Reykjavik, Iceland, EVE ONLINE will allow upwards of 100,000 gamers to compete simultaneously across a full 3D galaxy which includes 5000 solar systems. Some 40 left over screens that we did not use in our Eve Online preview. Njoy

'Deus Ex 2 : Invisible War' - Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deus Ex 2 allows players to participate in the telling of a powerful story, rich in mystery, lies and intrigue. In addition to a host of new conspiratorial friends and foes, players can expect encounters with a variety of characters from the original Deus Ex game. Today we bring you 4 screens from Deus Ex 2: Invisible War.

'Earth and Beyond' Update Patch Available NOW

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 8:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood has announced that there is a new patch available for download for their MMORPG, Earth and Beyound. This patch includes a lot of bug fixes. Check out what it fixes and download it HERE!

Buka Entertainment Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buka Entertainment today released some screens from their upcoming horror adventure game, Midnight Nowhere. They also released screens from the First World War game, The Entente World War I Battlefields, and the action simulation title, Terror Hunter. Njoy!

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' (PS2) - Candy

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cinemaware’s epic game production, Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is currently in development at the company’s headquarters in Burlingame, California. The product is based on Cinemaware’s hit game Defender of the Crown, first released in 1986 on the Commodore Amiga and subsequently to a variety of platforms where sold over 1,000,000 units worldwide. New screens at TTG.. "The game was originally intended for a release on all consoles, and PC. But now Cinemaware only mentions a PS2 and PC version of the game"

Allied Assault: Spearhead Rating

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday Steve Groll at Electronic Arts confirmed the new name for the Medal Of Honor: Allied Assault expansion pack "Spearhead" and on EA's info website the expansion was rated "M" (Mature rating given by ESRB). Today planetmedalofhonor confirmed with EA that the "Mature" rating is a mistake, and that the "Teen" rating will stick. (thanks Gamespy)

'Americas Army' Update Patch 1.2.1 Available NOW

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today there is a new Americas Army patch available for download. This new 1.2MB patch fix the bugs found in 1.2.0. (thanks Blues) Grab the file from Filefront, Fileplanet, WorthPlaying!

Project Nomads Trailer

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You can now download the Project Nomads-trailer from the official homepage. The video is available in both, German and English. Meet the headstrong characters Goliath, John and Susie, in the gorgeous in-game cut scenes. Their strangely designed aircrafts and famous imaginative objects will be on display. You’ll be able to see characters taking a short journey through breathtaking landscapes from the last island of the shattered planet.

'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Star Wars: The Clone Wars has been updated with some new screenshots. Launch the site to check out battle scenes from Geonosis and Rhen Var.

'Aaron Hall's Dungeon Odyssey' Release Delayed

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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."

Splinter Cell (XB) - Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Battlefield 1942' Not Gold Yet

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Official BANDITS Forum

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 8:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty' Ships to Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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).

Friday - Day Of Delay

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

NOLF 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way - Playable Teaser Level

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2002 @ 9:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

Savage - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2002 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 ...