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'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2003 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest installment in the award-winning series, Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria is a unique blend of role playing and turn-based strategy gaming. Set in the troubled land of Etheria, old foes such as Dwarves, Elves, and Orcs have resumed their ancient hostilities and the Undead legions of Lord Bane have returned. The game centers on the actions of your Warlord, who plays a pivotal role in the success or failure of your military efforts. Read more to check some new screens ...

Venom Dance Mat Commands 41% Of UK Market Share

by Thomas on June 21, 2003 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Console accessories specialist Venom are enjoying spectacular success with their range of dance game accessories, commanding 41% of the domestic market in Mat Controllers according to latest ChartTrack figures.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 21, 2003 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Halo' - Site Update

by Thomas on June 21, 2003 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo will soon be available for the PC. Featuring new multiplayer maps, weapons, vehicles and more, Halo for the PC has been on the short list of must-have titles for almost every first-person shooter fan around. Visit the newly launched official site today to find out more.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 7:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • Dino Crisis 3 [Xbox] - Trailer
  • TombRaider: Angel Of Darkness - Trailer
  • The Italian Job - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers became available. Read more for download links ...

Disciples II Expansion Packs - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 6:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First has released an update patch for their recently released Disciples II expansion packs. This patch will fix the problem some people are having completing the second map of the high-level Clans campaign, corrects a few text errors and adds an explanation for the new high-level icons that appear on unit portraits in the Manual Addendum (PDF). Error messages have been added to ensure multiplayer compatibility problems are now clearly explained. For the North American version of D2: Guardians of the Light and D2: Servants of the Dark only. Read more for download links ...

'CTU: Marine Sharpshooter' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jar Head Games/Groove Games have released a patch for their budget-priced FPS CTU - Marine Sharpshooter. This upgrade brings you retail game to v1.01 and addresses save game problem and and a mission scripting bug. Read more for download links ...

'Vietcong' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Illusion Softworks has released a new patch for their Vietnam based FPS Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.26 (beta) and improves anti-cheat protections, fixes & crashes, map problems, improves M60 aiming, etc. Read more for details and download links ...

'Neverwinter Nights' - Update Patch & Servers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare has released a new patches for their 3D RPG Neverwinter Nights and the just released Shadows of Undrentide expansion pack. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.30 and adds compatibility between the original and its add-on, two new creatures, 50+ scripting commands, stability and multiplayer performance, improvements, cheat/hack prevention, and numerous other changes. They also released a v1.30 updated dedicated Linux server and the full standalone server for Win32 and Linux (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

YU-GI-OH! World Championship Tournament Event At Madison Square

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imagine attending an event where all of the world's best Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME and video game players were gathered. What was once thought unattainable is now a reality! Trading card game publisher and distributor Upper Deck Entertainment & Konami today revealed details of the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament - the first-ever trading card game (TCG) and handheld videogame competition to span the globe including North America, Europe and Japan.

'Kao the Kangaroo 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In 'Kao the Kangaroo 2' there are 7 fighting techniques to master, from boomerang throwing to devastating tail attacks, over 30 challenging enemies to overcome! No matter what it takes, you have to rescue all the animals that have been captured by an evil hunter and his wicked henchmen. So grab your boxing gloves, and get ready for action! Read more to check out some screens ...

'EQOA: Frontiers' (PS2) - Beta Signup & Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE will be opening applications for beta testing EQOA: Frontiers, the second edition of EQOA. Beta testing can be an exciting time and an opportunity for new players to check out the game. SOE hopes to have roughly 10,000 existing EQOA players in the beta and the other half (10,000) be new people who haven't played the game before. To apply for a Beta slot, players should head over HERE . Beta applicants will need to have a PlayStation 2 and their own internet connection and must be at least 18 years old. SOE will be mailing out Beta DVDs in July to those chosen to be part of the testing process. Read more to check out a few new screens from the upcoming expansion ...

'EverQuest Online Adventures' (PS2) - New 'Isle of Dread' Content

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment is breaking ground yet again, delivering the first unlockable content in EverQuest Online Adventures. EverQuest Online Adventures takes place during the Age of Adventure; a time set approximately five centuries before the original EverQuest for the PC. A brand new zone, the nefarious Isle of Dread, is now available for high level EQOA heroes to explore. The Isle of Dread is actually already encoded on the EQOA disc and is now being opened to players. Read more for details on the new 'Isle of Dread' zone and some screens ...

'Impossible Creatures: Insect Invasion' - Available NOW

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Insect Invasion" is an add-on MOD for Impossible Creatures, the latest 3-D real-time strategy game from Alex Garden and Relic Entertainment, creators of the critically acclaimed "Homeworld." Building on the popularity of "Impossible Creatures" and its' MOD-friendly engine, Relic ups the ante with 15 new creatures, 9 new abilities and other game enhancements that add even more to Impossible Creatures already unprecedented gameplay features. Read more for download links ..

Valve & Plantronics Unveil Counter-Strike Headsets

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve, creators of Counter-Strike and Half-Life, and Plantronics, a leading manufacturer of computer headsets, today unveiled a custom Counter-Strike headset. Based on the Plantronics' popular DSP-500, this plug-and-play USB headset features DSP technology and Counter-Strike's distinctive branding. The Counter-Strike headset is now available exclusively right here!

'Lethal Skies II' (PS2) - Release Date & Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios today announced that Lethal Skies II will release exclusively for PS2 on September 9, 2003. The title is the new sequel in the popular arcade-style jet combat series developed by Asmik Ace. The series, known as Sidewinder in Japan, was introduced on the PS2 in North America last year with Lethal Skies. Lethal Skies II delivers brilliant graphics and particle effects and a host of new features, including new planes, 2-player dogfight mode, reversible missions and an updated premise heavily influenced by popular space flight shooters and science fiction films. Read more for details and a few new screens ...

SOE Announces 'Champions of Norrath' (PS2)

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), today announced Champions of Norrath: Realms of EverQuest, marking the company's entrance into single-player console gaming for the PlayStation2. Champions of Norrath, developed by Snowblind Studios (the creators of Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance) and published by Sony Online Entertainment, is expected to ship to U.S. and Canadian retail stores this Fall. Read more for details & features ...

'Naval Ops: Warship Gunner' (PS2) Preparing For Live Fire

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This is not a drill. KOEI announced today, Naval Ops: Warship Gunner, the real-time naval action game is prepared to ship this Tuesday June 24, 2003. Consumers can still pre-order the title at gamestop.com, ebgames.com, and amazon.com. The title is available exclusively for the PlayStation2. Read more for details ...

'Beast Horde' Revealed In 'Savage: The Battle For Newerth'

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

S2 Games and iGames Publishing announce the debut of the beast horde into the current beta testing phase for Savage: The Battle for Newerth ; the much anticipated, first-ever real-time-strategy-shooter (RTSS). Participants in the beta test can now choose to fight on the side of man, equipped with technology and science, or on the side of the beast horde, armed with the forces of magic and nature. Savage: The Battle for Newerth is due to ship later this summer.

'Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic' - Website & Screens

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gathering and software developer Triumph Studios have fired up the Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic website. All the latest screenshots, downloads, and features are now available at the official Age Of Wonders: Shadow Magic website . The PC game, due to ship this July, is the latest installment in the award-winning spellbinding fantasy series. Read more to check out a few local screens ...