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August 2015


'Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil' - Officially Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 8:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that the World of Greyhawk, one of the most popular Dungeons & Dragons campaign settings of all time, will make its first interactive appearance with the upcoming release of "Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil." Developed by Troika, creators of the critically acclaimed "Arcanum", "Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil" will feature an exciting party-based single player campaign, an engaging storyline based on the classic D&D adventure of the same name as well as a faithful translation of the latest 3rd Edition rules. Read more for details ...

'American Conquest' - US vs. THE US

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 8:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software is asking gamers throughout Europe to unite in a battle to defeat their American counterparts.The American Conquest War of Independence – sponsored in part by Gainward – will run on both sides of the Atlantic between February 14th and May 15th of 2003. Over 4,000 players are expected to enter worldwide, making this one of the biggest organised knockout tournaments around. Read more for details ...

'Specnaz: Project Wolf' - Website Update

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 8:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In former Cubans and Russian bases operating in Africa, there is evidence of a huge amount of the nuclear arsenal from the time of the cold war. It is concretely about the nuclear military warheads, plutonium and briefcase atomic bombs. For this purpose, it will be elaborated a program for removing of all materials form the mentioned bases. Of course, the program will be secret to keep these information away from the public especially concerning to the topic of the lost nuclear arsenal form the former military deposit of the Soviet Union. For this purpose, special garrison of a heavy freight carrier type IL76 will be chosen, which will collect this "PACKAGE" and it will export back to Russia. On the way back, after undertaking of the concrete "PACKAGE", the airplane will getting lost. SPECNAZ are coming on the stage.

UPDATE: The official SPECNAZ: Project Wolf website has been updated with new weapon screens, go check them out.

'Uru: Online Ages Beyond MYST' - Online Beta Test & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 6:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft and Cyan Worlds, Inc, developers of the legendary Myst and Riven, today announced their highly anticipated upcoming online adventure Uru: Online Ages Beyond MYST. Players will have the opportunity to explore and interact with meticulously crafted environments in, around, and beyond the newly discovered underground D'ni empire that predates human civilization. Explorers wishing to help test the game during its beta phase are invited to apply today by visiting the official website (which also has new info & screenshots available).

'Mystery Of The Mummy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher's "Mystery Of The Mummy" is inspired by the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Become Sherlock Holmes as you embark on a remarkable adventure. Investigate a mysterious case, full of suspense, of the disappearance of a famous archaeologist and a valuable Egyptian Mummy, in turn-of-the-century England. What begins as a simple case quickly becomes a web of intrigue, robbery, priceless artifacts, and potentially, a murder. Read more for links where to grab the demo ..

'Unreal II : The Awakening' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Unreal II is an intense gaming experience that immerses players in an epic story-driven adventure featuring superb graphics. As a Terran Colonial Authority Marshall, you’re patrolling a sector of the frontier with three crew members when an interstellar war erupts about you! Rumors of powerful and ancient alien artifacts have driven rival factions to war in an attempt to find and control the objects. You must locate these artifacts, determine their purpose and restore order to the sector - before it’s too late. Check the new batch of Unreal-istic screens as well as the in-game action packed trailer !!!

'MVP Baseball 2003' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 4:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The all-new baseball franchise from EA SPORTS, MVP Baseball 2003 is a completely new game with a rebuilt engine and is being made by a new internal development team at EA Canada. MVP Baseball 2003 will deliver the most authentic baseball experience with the addition of a variety of revolutionary new features. A new pitcher/batter interface will give players the opportunity to be more strategic both on the mound and at the plate. Through a measure of power and release point, pitchers will need to execute their pitches while batters can choose the type of swing depending on the game situation and execute accordingly.

'Sniper: Path of Vengeance' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 3:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Polish developers Mirage have just released a new update patch for their recently released first-person shooter "Sniper: Path of Vengeance" This upgrade brings your retail game to v2.33. Although it being a whopping 42.5mb in size there is no info available on what exactly it does fix/update (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

'Team Factor' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 2:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Team Factor is a stand-alone multi-player action game designed with team play in mind. The games mission, environment and objective is inspired by the "shadow" military operations - whether real or fiction style. 7FX has just released another patch for their team-based first-person shooter, Team Factor, bringing the European retail game to v1.25m. The patch (and included linux dedicated server) has the same version as the last one, because it basically only changes some of the settings, but that enables playing over our new and only master server. Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

'X-Men: Wolverine's Revenge' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2003 @ 1:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring an original storyline written exclusively for Activision by comics’ industry legend Larry Hama, and featuring the voices of Mark Hamill and Patrick Stewart, X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge allows players to assume the role of Wolverine, everyone’s favourite cigar smoking badass member of the X-Men. In the game, Wolverine faces a race against time to find an antidote to the viral time bomb that’s just been discovered in his system. With only 48 hours to live, Wolverine returns to the clandestine Department H facility deep in the Canadian wilderness, to uncover the terrible secrets behind the Weapon X laboratory and the experiments that turned the mutant hero into a savage killing machine. Check out these slice and dice screens ...

Nintendo Gamecube - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 11:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo did not only announce the upcoming "new and improved" Gameboy Advance but we also managed to pick up some screens on several of teir upcoming Gamecube titles such as : Ghost Recon, RTX Red Rock, LoTR : The Two Towers, F-Zero, Rayman : Hoodlum Havoc and Gladius. Njoy

'Medieval: Total War' - Addon Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 8:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced an expansion pack for Medieval: Total War, the critically acclaimed PC strategy game which was honored as the top PC game of all time by PC Gamer (UK). Developed by The Creative Assembly, Medieval: Total War - Viking Invasion turns the clock back to 790AD, when the Viking hordes descended from their Scandinavian strongholds to pillage their neighbors. This is not the Rome : Total War from Creative Assembly but a mere addon for the original game.

'Virtual Skipper 2' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 8:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtual Skipper 2 (VSK2) from French developer Duran Duboi is a worthy and more sophisticated successor to Virtual Skipper, the first realtime 3D regatta game which, in the last two years, has established itself as the sailing video game standard. When world attention focuses on sailing's premier event The America's Cup in New Zealand in February, what has been heralded as the most realistic sailing simulator now in existence will be launched onto PC screens in the UK. Check the new batch of seaworthy screens ...

'Splinter Cell' Goes Multi Platform (PS2/PC/GBA/NGC) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 7:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announced today that it will release Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell for the PS2 as well as for GameCube and Game Boy Advance by spring 2003. Impatient fans will be treated to a PC-version of the blockbuster game earlier this year. Today we serve up a few new PS2 screens as well as a batch of new PC screens.. Njoy!

Game Boy Advance SP Announced

by Thomas on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 6:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo today unveils the latest incarnation of the Game Boy Advance, the Game Boy Advance SP. Guaranteed to meet the needs of the hippest gamers who demand premium quality both in design and technology, this sleek new addition to the range is set to launch in Europe on 28 March 2003.

'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield' - Demo Update Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 5:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. Today we serve up a complete v1.1 updated demo (for those few people who actually missed the initial demo) as well as a 'smaller' demo update patch. both quite hefty if size, so grab and beer and relax ... UPDATE : there was a small .dll issue, this has been fixed and the proper files are now available...

'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 5:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation for the PC game rights were exclusively licensed from CBS Consumer Products. Based on the hit television series from CBS, the CSI game will challenge players to solve a series of crimes, acting as members of the Las Vegas CSI team. In the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation game, you become a CSI agent working alongside Grissom, Catherine and the rest of the CSI team. A classic, first-person adventure, the CSI game will test players' nerves and intellect as they question witnesses, examine crime scenes, and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. Check the new batch of screens ...

'Indy Racing League' (PC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters’ Indy Racing League is the first and only next-generation console and PC game to feature the full 2002 Indy Racing League (IRL) experience and all of its circuits, including the “Brickyard” Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the greatest spectacle in racing: The Indy 500. Exclusively licensed from the IRL, Indy Racing League will include the official 2002 IRL racing teams and drivers with up to 33 cars racing for the checkered flag. Enhanced with TV-style presentation and commentary, interactive crowd reactions, challenging and realistic AI opponents and exhilarating tension-packed tracks, players will enjoy a true-to-life, authentic Indy racing experience. Check out the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 9:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midnight Club II (PS2) - Website Updated

by Rainier on Jan. 7, 2003 @ 2:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar just let us know that they have updated the official Midnight Club II website. Kicking off "Phase II" gives us some more insight in the Paris, France setting. Paris is Internationally regarded as the pinnacle of old world romance with its charming cafes and patisseries, quaint cobblestone streets, and majestic and inspiring landmarks. However, behind the beauty and innocence lies an underground group of street racers known as the Midnight Club, and when the sun sets in Paris, these thrill seekers rise and the city becomes their competitive racing playground. The update features 20 new screenshots, 5 new in game movie trailers and character art. Exploring the web site even further will reveal hidden desktops, screensavers, and more rewards for you to discover. Head on over there!