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The Entente: World War I Battlefields - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 18, 2003 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Entente: World War I Battlefields you become not a witnesses, but just the powerful and cunning army commander. You may lead forces of one of the following European countries: Russia, France, Germany, Austro-Hungary and Britain. 5 countries of the Entente agreement and 5 types of campaigns, which vary due to the real historical role of each one. Play through four missions of the full title with this demo. Read more for download links ...

'Timothy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 18, 2003 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Timothy is a game, named after its main hero, which targets a very young audience. Basically it represents a genre commonly known as 'edutainment' (a term being a mix of two words: education and entertainment, used to describe products that teach while playing). With this product Cenega aims to give kids primarily a lot of fun, but all of its parts are designed to be intellectually engaging, so it is a perfect mix for developing childrens' minds. Read more for download links ...

'Half-Life 2' - E3 Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 18, 2003 @ 3:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Half-Life 2 was unquestionably THE game to see at this year's E3. For the people who did not manage to get to see it (which probably means most of you), we now have it freely available on our file servers. This 25 minute trailer shows engine & in-game footage and comes in hi-res, so be prepared for a lenghty download (thanks GameSpy). Read more for download links ...

'Enter The Matrix' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 18, 2003 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari/Shiny have released yet another new patch for Enter the Matrix bringing their just released 3D action game to v1.52. This upgrade adresses graphics improvements, a new options screen, EAX support, and the ability to Alt-Tab out of the game. Read more for download links ...

'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 18, 2003 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games has released a new patch for their recently released 3D action game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. This patch upgrades your retail game to v1.1. This unsupported release comes in English and German editions, and it addresses a polygon corruption on certain video card and PC combinations, so it's not needed if you don't experience the problem. Read more for download links ...

1C Company - E3 Gallery

by Rainier on May 18, 2003 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Durin last week's E3 we met up with 1C Company who showcased us several of their upcoming and quite interesting titles, we will have several previews/first impressions coming up shortly. In the meantime we have screenshots for the following titles :

  • Perimeter
  • Konung 2
  • Vivisector
  • Private Wars
  • BorderZone
  • Axle Rage
  • Bloody Magic
  • MechMinds
  • OutFront
  • Rig'n Roll
  • Sphere
  • Space Rangers
  • Star Wolves


  • Hit this link for the screens!

TDK - E3 Screens

by Thomas on May 17, 2003 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

  • Corvette: Zero to Gone (PC PS2 Xb)
  • Conan: The Dark Axe (GC PC PS2 Xb)
  • Dinotopia: The Sunstone Odyssey (GC Xb)
  • The Haunted Mansion (GC PS2 Xb)
  • Knights of the Temple (GC PC PS2 Xb)

    Hit this link for the screens!

'Medal Of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2/XB/NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on May 17, 2003 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pack up your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this instalment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbour, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, midnight raiding on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Choose single player or the new two-player co-op mode to experience life as a Marine in the Pacific during the most difficult years of the war. Players can also choose four-player split screen death match and team modes for head-to-head action. Medal of Honor Rising Sun is scheduled for release in late 2003 on the PlayStation 2 console, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube.

'Black & White 2' - Screens

by Thomas on May 17, 2003 @ 7:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains. Players can also tap new resources and disciples by creating ties with the Japanese or dueling the Aztecs. Players will also have the ability to construct new buildings including armories and a harbor, and explore new islands each with their own culture and climate.

Trent Reznor Is No Longer Involved With 'DOOM III'

by Thomas on May 17, 2003 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The NIN (Nine Inch Nails) Hotline let us know that Trent Reznor is no longer involved with ID software's Doom 3 project. The length of time needed to complete the gaming project has taken longer than expected. "Trent's music/sound will not be available for release in the retail game or in any further game demos".

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Thomas on May 17, 2003 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Sniper Elite' - Screens

by Thomas on May 17, 2003 @ 12:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sniper Elite, a new title from Wide Games and other choice items coming our way from Wanadoo.. Spring 1945: World War 2 is drawing to a close and the Russians and Germans are caught in a furious battle for a devastated Berlin. The cold war starts... As a sniper, recruited by the OSS (former CIA), it is the beginning of a lonely stealth mission in the Russian territory.

E3Expo 2003 Draws More Than 62,000 Industry Professionals

by Thomas on May 17, 2003 @ 12:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

More than 62,000 industry professionals from more than 80 countries gathered at the Los Angeles Convention Center for the ninth annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3Expo), the world's premier interactive entertainment trade show. According to the show's owner, the Interactive Digital Software Association (IDSA), approximately 400 exhibitors showcased thousands of software titles, including more than 1,350 never-before-seen computer and video game related products, occupying 520,000 net square feet of exhibit space. Exhibitors reported 83 percent of these products will be found on store shelves this holiday season.

Russobit-M - E3 Screen Gallery

by Rainier on May 16, 2003 @ 11:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We met up with Russian publisher Russobit-M to check out their upcoming titles and our comrades were so nice to pack our bags with loads of goodies... We got screens for :

E3 Is Over - Long Live E3

by Rainier on May 16, 2003 @ 11:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The E3 is finally over and the WP team has slaved themselves tirelessly, worked their asses off, and met with tons of publishers and developers. Thanks to all the good people at the show who put up with our annoying questions. In the coming days, and probably weeks, we will be rolling out various interviews, previews, trailers and all the other goodies we secured during our trip. We might even sell our soleless shoes just so we can afford new one's :)

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Screens & Trailer

by Thomas on May 16, 2003 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

I saw on VE3D that Andy tossed up info about a E3 footage of Unreal Tournament 2004 on E3 Insider (there's a glimpse of the title screen in there too). To check out this movie click here, then 'Watch Floored' ..

Andy also let us know that Beyond Unreal also has following comment from Mark Rein:

Sorry I have not been able to visit the forum sooner but we've been extremely busy showing off UT2004 during the day and then meeting with licensees and potential licensees at night.

The reception to UT2004 has been great which is especially gratifying considering how early everything is. There are so many cool things going into UT2004 that aren't in showable shape yet. But regardless of that people are really liking the parts they're seeing and we know they're going to be even more delighted in a few months when everything comes together.

I see many of you are discussing the topic of UT2004 pricing. Atari has not yet set the retail price of UT2004 however they have told us that all along they've been planning to have some sort of deal for existing UT2003 owners who buy UT2004. The game is still many months away so there's plenty of time to figure this out and let people know.

I have guests here in my suite and I need to get back to them now. I'll try (no promises) to post more tonight and possibly get on IRC again sometime in the next few hours to answer peoples' questions.

Take 2 - Rockstar Games Various E3 Screens

by Thomas on May 16, 2003 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

  • Celebrity Deathmatch (PS2 XB PC NGC)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (PC)
  • Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic (PC)
  • Hidden and Dangerous 2 (PC)
  • Railroad Tycoon 3 (PC)
  • Midnight Club II (PC XB)
  • Space Colony (PC)

    Have a look at the screens here!

Atari (Infogrames) Various E3 Screens

by Thomas on May 16, 2003 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'True Crime: Streets of L.A' (PS2/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 16, 2003 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In True Crime: Streets of L.A., players assume the role of rogue Elite Operations Division (E.O.D.) operative Nick Kang, a no-holds-barred badass, whose brutal reputation and lethal skills have landed him the nasty task of taking down the Chinese Triad and Russian Mafia cartel that has turned the City of Angels into a war zone. Take part in explosive gun battles with double fisted firepower, devastating martial arts brawls, and high-speed shootouts across 250 square miles of accurately recreated L.A. In car or on-foot, the unique branching missions include locating hostile witnesses, searching for case-cracking clues, taking out evasive informants and busting the heavily armed and deadly bad guys.. Read more to check out a bunch of new PS2 and Xbox screens!

'Day of Defeat' (PC) and 'RTCW: Tides of War' (XB) Ship To Stores

by Thomas on May 16, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fusing epic World War II battles with heart-stopping covert operations and tactical combat, RtCW: Tides of War uncovers Hitler's horrific obsession with the occult, living dead, and genetic mutations.