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Novalogic Offering 'Joint Operations' Downloadable Content

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Commencing October 21st, owners of Joint Operations will be able to download versions of classic Joint Ops maps that are optimized for 5 v 5 player squad engagements. The first map to be released is 'Kutu Arms Market' and will be available via NovaLogic's own NovaXchange Map exchange system. Log into NovaWorld.com and click on the 'Xchange" tab at the top of the screen to download this new map, as well as access over 200 user created Joint Ops maps. NovaLogic will be adding more Squad optimized content for download over the coming weeks.

'Sacred PLUS' - Expansion Pack Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ascaron has released a patch for the free "PLUS" expansion pack which will bring your original RPG Sacred up to par with the Sacred Plus retail version. This patch is required for users who wish to play multiplayer on the Open.net and Closed.net servers. Read more for download links ...

'Space Interceptor: Project Freedom' Goes Gold

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Merscom LLC today announced "Space Interceptor: Project Freedom" for PC has gone gold. This high-quality space combat arcade-style game, with its dazzling visuals and straight-ahead action gameplay, raises the bar for "value-priced" games.

'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HD Interactive has released a multiplayer demo for Mithis Games' space combat/strategy game Nexus: the Jupiter Incident. This demo features one Team Deathmatch map (Bloody Massacre) over the Infernal Moon.

'Hell Forces' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 8:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hell Forces is a classical FPS in which the main hero, Stephen Geist, is trying to find out, what has happened to his missing friend. During this search he is mired in a satanic conspiracy, and is trying to stop dread forces of Baphometh, the servant of Satan. Infernal legions are uncountable, but Stephen is not. Only with your help he can find out the truth and stop the invasion.

'Xplosiv' Brings Sega Titles to the PC

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive Europe has renewed its republishing agreement with Sega Europe for two more years, giving Empire the rights to continue to sell much-loved classic games such as Sonic 3D, Crazy Taxi and Sonic Racer through its value Xplosiv range.

'Just Cause' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces it has signed a development deal with Swedish based Avalanche Studios. Avalanche Studios specialises in the creation of innovative game concepts using its cutting edge proprietary technology. It is developing an action game entitled Just Cause for Eidos, which will be released in 2005 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC.

'X-Men Legends 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced today that the company is developing a sequel based on the ever-popular Marvel franchise with Raven Software. The original game challenges players to master the attributes of their favorite X-Men by creating, customizing and controlling teams of four mutants as they embark on a quest to stop the extinction of mankind. The title is currently available worldwide for the PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube.

'Billy Blade and the Temple of Time' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 8:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Games publisher Iridon Interactive has put out a call for brave adventurers to assist Billy Blade in freeing his friend and sidekick, Kong the Monkey, imprisoned in the mythical Time Crystal. Check out their freshly launched website, or read more for new screens ...

'Pacific Fighters' Ships To Stores

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 7:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Pacific Fighters for the PC is now shipping to retailers. Pacific Fighters is available for a suggested retail price of £34.99.

European 'Gran Turismo 4' (PS2) Delayed Until Q1 2005

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony UK confirmed today that the European edition of its highly popular racing game 'Gran Turismo 4' has been pushed back from its original Dec. 2004 release date to Q1 2005. At the TGS earlier this year GT4 producer Kazunori Yamauchi had said that there would be a somewhat simultanious world wide release it seems Sony Europe needs more time to complete all the different localized versions (translations in 13 different languages).

'Shadow of Rome' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadow of Rome, an all-new action adventure game, transports players to one of the most perilous ages of man, an era when Caesar was hailed as the leader of the Roman Empire and whose sovereignty dominated all of western civilization.

'Destroy All Humans!' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to clear the way for the Furon invasion force. Your mission is to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintigration!

'Miami Vice' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Miami Vice was one of the most popular TV series of the 80's taking millions of viewers on under-cover missions through the streets of Miami with characters like the cool Sonny Crockett, his trustworthy partner Ricardo Tubbs and the demanding Lieutenant Martin Castillo. The Miami street scene, the atmosphere of the series and the thrilling adventures of the detectives give an ultimate setting for sensational gameplay.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company and Pointsoft Interactive have signed a Pan-European distribution deal for Vivisector: Beast Inside. Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.

'Return to Mysterious Island' - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to Mysterious Island, a puzzle/adventure game is based on the novel by Jules Verne, follows Mina, a strong young woman alone on a round-the-world sailing expedition. Caught in a tremendous storm, she becomes stranded on the shores of a wild and apparently uninhabited island. As she explores her new surroundings, she uncovers artifacts, living spaces and technologies left behind by the people who came before her to this uncharted island.

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 21, 2004 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Jade Empire" is set in a new fantastical world based on mythical China, where sinister events have upset the peaceful harmony of an isolated martial arts school. Featuring furious action previously found only in Hong Kong cinema, the game lets players master more than 30 fighting styles and a wide range of mystical powers.

'Killer 7' (NGC) - Screens

by Judy on Oct. 20, 2004 @ 9:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems “deserving to die.” Read more to check out some screens ...

'Dawn of War' - Upcoming v1.1 Patch Details

by Judy on Oct. 20, 2004 @ 8:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has released details of what people can expect for the upcoming first patch for Relic's 3D RTS Dawn Of War. While no specific release date has been announced yet, the new v1.1 patch will feature 2 new MP maps, map fixes and the usual crash/bug fixes and address game balance issues. Read more for detailed fix list....

'Empires: Dawn of the Modern' - v1.3 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Oct. 20, 2004 @ 8:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has released a new patch for Stainless Steel's 3D RTS title Empires: Dawn of the Modern World. This update brings you retail game to v1.3 and fixes a crash involving entering crowded chat rooms. This should improve stability in the GameSpy Lobby. Read more for details fix list and download links ...