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Heroes IV Expansion

by Thomas on July 21, 2002 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamespot posted the announcing of the expansion Heroes IV: The Gathering Storm. Here is a clip from it.

The expansion, which is scheduled for release in the third quarter of 2002, will feature more than 20 new single-player maps, six new campaigns, and four new creatures. In addition, it will contain 18 new artifacts, new campaign editor features, new heroes, and a new music track. The expansion will also include the Heroes of Might and Magic IV multiplayer update.

'Battlefield 1942' - SinglePlayer Demo Screens

by Thomas on July 20, 2002 @ 7:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today Rainer grabbed down this Battlefield 1942 SinglePlayer Demo and tried it out, but he could not play it cuse it jumped back to desktop as soon as the actual game started... He tried it on a P4 1.7/Geforce4MX/WinXP, therefore we decided to test it on a Gforce2 64MB/WinXp/700Mhz computer and it worked out fine.. Anyway this vehicular 3D action game demo by Digital Illusions sports 1 mission set in Tobruk and we fired of some nice screens for you to check out below.

Realms Of Torment - Screens

by Thomas on July 20, 2002 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Realms of Torment 'MMORPG' is being developed by Quad Software and Maxim Software based in Europe for Limitless Horizons Entertainment LLC based in the United States. Today we bring you some screens taken from the online alpha test from Realms of Torment. Currently all models are being remade to take advantage of bump mapping and pixel shading techniques. Minimum system specs have been raised to a 1 gigaherz machine and a geforce3+ or equivalent video card. Get lost in the woods!

'Tropico Mucho Macho' Patch v1.53 & Map Pack

by Thomas on July 20, 2002 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 today released a 1MB big patch for Tropico: Mucho Macho Edition. This new patch applies some new scenario's and fixes some minor bugs, at the same time there is a new 1.9MB map pack available for download that adds a dozen new maps to the Paradise Island expansion and the Mucho Macho Edition. (thanks Blues)

History of LucasArts Part #1

by Thomas on July 20, 2002 @ 4:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Lucasarts tossed up the first of a four part 'history of LucasArts'. This portion focuses on the company's origins, beginning in 1982 when video games were a new phenomenon. The information in this story is based on company documents, historical publications from other developers and publishers, and past and present employee recollections. (thanks TTG) "Coming next, Part Two: The Classics, 1990-1994"

Huge Official 'Duke Nukem Forever' FAQ Update!

by Thomas on July 20, 2002 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Planet Duke has updated their Duke Nukem Forever FAQ with a load of new pieces of information including weapons, types of missions, multiplayer, and more. Head on over to the official DNF FAQ to read more!

Battlecruiser Millennium Gold Announced

by Thomas on July 20, 2002 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BCM Gold was announced earlier today and is scheduled for a tentative Christmas release. BCM Gold is an update to Battlecruiser Millennium. In addition to numerous fixes, upgrades and new features, BCM Gold includes several unique enhancements. Read more for features!

Halo National Championship Registration Begins

by Thomas on July 20, 2002 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Competition Evolved: Halo National Championship Registration Begins Today.. Microsoft Game Studios today announced the Halo National Championship in conjunction with iGames and Electronics Boutique. Halo players nationwide can stop trying to make Warthogs fly and start winning some serious prizes. Prizes at stake include an RCA 50-inch plasma flat screen television, Bose Lifestyle 35 surround sound audio systems, Xbox video game systems, controllers, and stacks of Xbox games.

American Conquest Goes Online

by Thomas on July 20, 2002 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official American Conquest site is now online! There you can find all the information regarding this up and coming masterpiece by Ukrainian developers GSC Gameworld. The RTS masters who have brought us Cossacks and its offspring, are now working 24/7 on American Conquest. The website features a wallpaper as well as a pre-registration for the demo. In CDV tradition, the banner competition is not missing either. This time you have the chance to win one of 50 American Conquest copies!

GI Combat - Screens

by Rainier on July 20, 2002 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The flood of WWII based games keeps on coming. Seems like all companies want to have their piece of the cake and some are more likely to get some than others. GI Combat is one of the promising games and we now have some more up to date screens ... Way To Go FreeDom Games!

'The Sum of All Fears' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2002 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is an update patch available for Red Storm's recently released squad-based tactical shooter, 'The Sum of All Fears' . The patch brings the US edition of the game to v1.1.1.0. Read more for details and links where to get it ...

Battlefield 1942 SinglePlayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2002 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

YES! A single-player demo of Battlefield 1942 is now available and ready for download ... lets GO! The demo to this highly anticipated vehicular 3D action game by Digital Illusions sports 1 mission set in Tobruk. Read more for links where to grab this puppy (we'll be updating as they become more available). Njoy! (Thanks Blues)

*UPDATE* Tried it on a P4 1.7/Geforce4MX/WinXP and can not get it to work .. jumps back to desktop as soon as the actual game starts ... Feel free to comment...

SmugglerÂ’s Run: Warzones (Gamecube) - Facts, Screens & Art

by Rainier on July 20, 2002 @ 2:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The ultimate off-road driving adventure is heading for the Nintendo Gamecube this summer. Smuggler’s Run: Warzones, the first Smuggler’s Run title to grace the Gamecube console offers the most dynamic smuggling challenge yet. As an elite international smuggler working in the most volatile warzones on earth, the player careens through large, expansive environments from the treacherous terrain of Vietnam to the extreme conditions of Eastern Europe.

Disciples II Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 20, 2002 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have released a new patch for their Turn Based Strategy game, Disciples II. The patch mainly addresses several game crashes and upgrades the game to v1.4. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab em ...

Soldier Of Fortune2 SinglePlayer SDK Update

by Rainier on July 20, 2002 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven just let us know that they have released an update to the single-player SDK for Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix. This version 1.01a has the single-player QERadiant executable with associated control files, the original v1.01 SDK is required download. Read more for details and links where to grab it ...

Nvidia & Microsoft To Work On Xbox II

by Rainier on July 19, 2002 @ 11:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Peace appears to have broken out between aggressive graphics chip company Nvidia and belligerent graphics chip company Microsoft, if reports in today's Economic News of Taiwan are to be credited.

Colin Mcrae Rally 3 (PS2/Xbox) - Trailer 4 - Track Shakedown

by Rainier on July 19, 2002 @ 9:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As Colin McRae, players drive through a grueling series of international rally locations and experience the feel of tarmac, gravel, dirt and rain-soaked road surfaces. In each season, players compete in six rallies, complete with six stages and Super Special stage. Before each rally, a Shakedown day allows racers to perfect the set up of their car. Read more for links where to grab it ...

Hercules Presents Their '3D Prophet 9700' - Features

by Rainier on July 19, 2002 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guillemot is on par with their latest graphical beast .. hot on the heels of ATI announcing their new 9700 chipline Guillemot/Hercules send us some features of their 3D Prophet line which will of course features the 9700 chip .. check it out ...

No One Lives Forever 2 - Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2002 @ 8:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We just received 2 new screens showing off the "Ohio" map in Monolith/Sierr'as upcoming first person shooter No One Lives Forever 2 : A Spy In H.A.R.M.'s Way. Check them out ...

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness

by Thomas on July 19, 2002 @ 5:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lara Croft has long been pulling the heartstrings of video gamers across the world. Yesterday she was pulling other strings as she conducted the London Symphony Orchestra in the recording of the soundtrack for her new video game, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness, to be released in November this year. yum yum, photos included, read more below!