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'Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine' Announced

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine gives you control over the mighty armies that struggled across Europe in the Eighteenth Century. This sequel to Horse & Musket: Great Battles of the Eighteenth Century, winner of the Charles S. Roberts Award, brings Frederick's most famous and engaging campaigns to life in meticulous and exciting detail.

'Pathologic' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pathologic is a unique example of a dramatic game, which directly affects the player's state of mind. Featuring a bizarre combination of first-person game, role-playing features, non-linear plot and real time flow, three unique campaigns and multiple endings. Read more for some new screens ...

'TOCA Race Driver 2' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 6:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Race Driver 2 will provide gamers the most diverse and thrilling range of motor sports ever seen in one game. This TOCA Race Driver 2 demo has the same amount of content as the single player demo (3 cars, 3 tracks) but the Vintage classic E-type has been replaced by a formula ford race at oulton park, and now also has multiplayer enabled. Read more for download links ...

'Fire Department 2' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monte Cristo Games and Focus are wroking on a sequel to last year's strategy game Fire Department (known in the US as Emergency Fire Response). Fire Department 2 will feature a lot of improvements and new features such as multiplayer capabilities, better AI, control over a larger amount of units, improved graphics, 5 campaigns and of course more realism. Read more for the first screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'EverQuest II' - Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath. Read on to check out the latest screen ...

'Operation Flashpoint: Resistance' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 5:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After a long hiatus Codemasters has released a new patch for Bohemia Interactive's FPS Operation Flashpoint: Resistance/GotY Edition. This update brings your retail game to v1.96 and addresses various fixes for multiplayer problems, improved stability & security, and various other game tweaks (thanks Blues). Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

Ubisoft Announces E3 2004 LineUp

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that its 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) lineup will feature an exceptional selection of diverse titles for all platforms. Particularly in the spotlight this year, seven blockbuster games that are expected to surprise fans and rack up record sales: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2, Brothers in Arms Prince of Persia 2, Far Cry Instincts,Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Black Arrow,Myst IV Revelation, Settlers 5. Read more for details ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 3:25 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Unreal 3 Engine - Trailer
  • Manhunt - Trailer (4)
  • Mercenaries - Trailer

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

'Dark Age of Camelot: Catacombs' Announced

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game "Dark Age of Camelot," today announced "Dark Age of Camelot: Catacombs™," a retail expansion that introduces new challenges based on underground environments. The expansion will upgrade player character art throughout "Dark Age of Camelot," add fresh content and challenges to the game, and introduce new player classes. Mythic plans to make "Catacombs" available in December 2004.

'Painkiller' - CD-Rom Fix Available NOW

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released a patch for their recently released FPS Painkiller. This fix does not change anything significant with the game itself, but focuses on making the dialogues clearer so as to make sure people with any CD problems are given a clear indication of what the problem might be (i.e. running off the wrong CD or having some background emulation software running) by eliminating the vagueness of "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc00000142)" error. Read more for download links ...

'Interplay' Financial Result Reveals 'Fallout 3' And Several Others

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Interplay released its 4th quater 2003 results and apart from the usual digits & numbers (Interplay seems to be doing better, but still has financial hurdles to overcome) the real interesting bits came during the conference call disclosing several new titles. The fact that Interplay wants to focus on console titles is no surprise, neverthless KingPin 2 is in the works, but also new titles in the long running Decent & EarthWorms Jim franchise. Most important of all, an external studio is working on Fallout 3 (although not set in the typical D&D universe due to the Atari/Interplay dispute).

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide and its games are considered collector items. Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is scheduled for release on next-generation consoles and the PC in late 2004. Read more for some new screens ...

'Evil Genius' - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this clever and entertaining strategy / life simulation game created by Elixir Studios, the player assumes the role of a wicked mastermind bent on achieving global domination through the construction of the ultimate doomsday device. A tongue-in-cheek take on the 60's spy thriller genre, Evil Genius offers the player the chance to be the villain and control a secret island fortress complete with powerful (and strangely dressed) henchmen, mindlessly loyal minions and a wide range of hilarious gizmos.

'Supreme Ruler 2010' - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Supreme Ruler 2010 represents the next generation of strategy game. Not another build and attack 'click fest', but a challenging simulation of political and military leadership. Read more to check some new screens ..

'God Of War' (PS2) Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

God of War is a new action/adventure game developed by SCEA's Southern California studio previously known for developing Twisted Metal. You play as a yet unnamed hero, surrounded by Greek mythology. Hacking your way through hordes of enemies by means of swords and Spawn-like chains you are on a quest to kill the Greek "God Of War", Ares. Read more for some screens...

No More 'Cleric' .. For Now ...

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to a post on the Plutonium Games' website, it seems that their RPG/FPS Cleric has been cancelled or in the very least indefinitely postponed. The message reads : After a long trip, it looks as if Cleric may not be made for a long time to come, if ever. I want to thank everyone that has supported us over the years. This site will remain up as will the forums. I have recently (3 months ago) taken a job with another studio (Destineer Studios - as a 3D Artist on their tactical shooter project "Close Combat - Marines: First to Fight". Head on over to the Plutonium Games' website to read more on the matter ...

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox/PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

'WWE Day of Reckoning' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWE Day of Reckoning features all the action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment and is designed exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. THQ and JAKKS' World Wrestling Entertainment licensed videogames have sold more than $527 million worldwide since 1999. WWE Day of Reckoning is scheduled for release in Fall 2004. Read more for 20+ new screens ...

'Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on April 14, 2004 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots has gone gold and is scheduled to ship to stores on 21st May for an estimated retail price of £19.99 (UK). Rise of Nations: Thrones & Patriots, the expansion pack to the critically acclaimed, best-selling real-time strategy (RTS) game Rise of Nations, adds a barrage of new features to the original game.