'Kao the Kangaroo 2' - Screens & Demo

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 7:37 p.m. PST | 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 or download the polish demo (it's a platform game, you'll manage) ...

'Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes thrusts players into the stunning 3D world of espionage and stealth action created by celebrated producer, Hideo Kojima. Playing as legendary videogame hero, Solid Snake, gamers will infiltrate an Alaskan nuclear missile disposal facility occupied by a terrorist organization called FOXHOUND. Only in this game will players truly feel like they are in the heart of the action, as if every step taken leads them closer to danger. Read more for some new screens ...

'BF1942: Forgotten Hope' - Fan Map Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 2:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Forgotten Hope Beta 0.5 is about 50% complete and features a huge number of planes, tanks and battleships - not only beautifully modelled, but also simulated in a very realistic way. To top it all off there is a choice of new maps as well. The FH Mod team has released a fan map pack featuring 9 new maps for all you Forgotten Hope/BF1942 fans out there. Read more for download links ...

'Evil Genius' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2003 @ 1:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Evil Genius is a tongue-in-cheek take on the spy thrillers of the '60s, offering you the unique opportunity to play the villain as you control a secret island fortress complete with powerful henchmen, loyal minions, ice-cold beauty queens, and a host of hilarious gizmos. Read more for a batch of new evil screens ....

'Pacific Warriors II: Dogfight' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

InterActive Vision has released a demo for their recently released budget air combat game Pacific Warriors II: Dogfight. The demo features 3 missions from the American campaign and 2 different fighters to fly (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details & download links ...

'Deus Ex: Invisible War' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | 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. And, once again, players visit a variety of real world locations made more exotic by the passage of time. Approximately 20 years after the events depicted in Deus Ex, the world is only beginning to recover from a catastrophic worldwide depression brought on by technology run amok and a secret conspiratorial war. Read more for some new screens ...

Knights of the Old Republic 'Choose Your Destiny' Sweepstakes

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts announces the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic "Choose Your Destiny" sweepstakes. Enter here for a chance to win an array of great prizes such as:
  • A Trip to LucasArts. We'll give you a private tour and capture your likeness for use in an upcoming LucasArts video game!
  • The "Ultimate" Gaming System : Alienware Area 51 Extreme Computer with some of the finest gaming components in the galaxy. Includes the amazing Creative Gigaworks S750 7.1 Speaker System!
  • Master Replicas Lightsabers
  • PC Version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

'BattleCraft 1942' - Updated Map Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 1:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has released an updated Battlecraft 1942 version of the Battlefield 1942 map editor, . This new v2.0 version updated with new applications like the PreFab Manager and Surface Map Painter, enhancements to the existing tools, bug fixes, etc. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 1:45 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Far Cry - Trailer
  • Unreal Tournament 2004 - Trailer


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

'TrackMania' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nadeo has released a final demo for their just gone gold TrackMania. This demo offers you the chance to to play all aspects of the final game, 'Track Building', 'Solo' mode, 'Hot Seat' and all of this on multiple PCs, LAN or Internet. A dedicated Internet server will offer users the chance to compete against other beta testers, using tracks designed by the TrackMania community (thanks Factornews). Read more for download links ...

'Vietcong' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon and Illusion Softworks have released a new patch for their squad-based tactical shooter Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.40 and adresses some game crashes, anti bunny hop (aka kangaroo) and various other cheats as well as several small gameplay improvements. This new patch requires to have the previous v1.30 patch installed first (thanks Tiscali). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Breakdown' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Exclusive to Xbox, Breakdown is a sci-fi thriller that combines the best elements of shooters and fighters in a first-person action/adventure game. The game's intense storyline is told through high-quality real time rendered graphics that bring an unprecedented level of realism to the player. The game features fierce weapon-based first-person shooter combat, challenging puzzles to solve, surreal dream sequences, advanced AI, and massive detailed environments for exploration. Read more for some new screens ...

'TONKA: Rescue Patrol' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive announced today that TONKA Rescue Patrol is making its next-generation platform debut on the Nintendo GameCube. Developed by Lucky Chicken Games, the game is now available at retail outlets throughout North America. Hasbro's TONKA brand is sub-licensed to TDK Mediactive by Atari, Inc. under a three-year worldwide agreement.

'The Matrix Online' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 10:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a virtual, persistent online universe in which millions of players around the globe can participate, The Matrix Online will feature cutting-edge graphics, real-time martial arts combat and a rich storyline that picks up where The Matrix Revolutions, the third chapter in The Matrix film trilogy, leaves off. The game is currently being developed for the PC by Monolith Productions, an award-winning independent game developer, and EON Entertainment, the company owned by the Wachowski Brothers, creators of The Matrix trilogy...

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...

Cyber X Gaming Partners With Ultimate Arena Inc

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 10:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cyber X Gaming has selected Ultimate Arena Inc., the leading online action game tournament site, to run the ATI/AMD Cyber X Games 2004 Counter-Strike online qualifiers. Ultimate Arena's guaranteed cheat-free platform was a key factor in Cyber X Gaming's decision.

'Railroad Tycoon 3' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive has released the first patch for PopTop Software's 3D management strategy Railroad Tycoon 3. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.02 (suitable for all language versions) and resolves a number of issues, especially in multi-player (some out-of-synch and crashing issues), as well as assorted single player issues (especially a crash-on-launch issue on certain Win 98 machines, and a stability issue seen on a small minority of computers – issues 1 and 2 in the Single Player/General section detailed below). Read more for detailed fixl ist & download links ...

'Spartan' Coming Q1 2004 - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Slitherine Strategies are pleased to confirm that they are well on course for a Q1 release of SPARTAN their new Historical TBS. It's been a long wait for strategy game fans but at last we have beyond doubt an enormous game that will allow players to conduct the Grand campaigns that they truly love. The Historical notes alone are worth the price. Slitherine's fully rendered and authentically accurate campaign map of ancient Greece around 400BC really sets the scene. It has all the campaign depth of CIV and combined with their revolutionary battle engine you really do have two games in one!

'Second Life' Residents to Own Digital Creations

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Linden Lab today announced a significant breakthrough in digital property rights for its customers and for users of online worlds. Changes to Second Life’s Terms of Service now recognize the ownership of in-world content by the subscribers who make it. The revised TOS allows subscribers to retain full intellectual property protection for the digital content they create, including characters, clothing, scripts, textures, objects and designs.

'Blitzkrieg II' Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nival Interactive is pleased to announce Blitzkrieg II - its new RTS game set in the backdrop of World War II. The work on the new project started in January, 2003. Blitzkrieg II builds upon the success of our best selling RTS Blitzkrieg with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships. Players will also be able to compete against each other online supported by a matchmaking server with a new multiplayer mode and a rating system.