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Preview Roundup

by Thomas on July 27, 2002 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interview Roundup

by Thomas on July 27, 2002 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DF: Black Hawk Down Site

by Thomas on July 27, 2002 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novalogic now tossed up the official Delta Force - Black Hawk Down site and it includes new screenshots, wallpapers, screensavers and information on the forthcoming multiplayer beta test. Here is a clip from their posted FAQ:

When is the beta available?

The beta will be available for download from Wednesday July 31st until Wednesday August 7th. It will be playable until Wednesday August 14th.

Gamespy's 1503 A.D. Developer Diary

by Thomas on July 27, 2002 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"The show must go on..." and thus, Alex Röder, Music and Sound Coordinator at SUNFLOWERS, lets you have a glimpse into his daily job. Follow the complex process from the craze to the final implementation of its remains. Find out about the ups and downs of a musician's life in this chapter of "Gamespy's 1503 A.D. Developer Diary".

EA Reqruits Creative Veterans For Medal Of Honor Franchise

by Thomas on July 27, 2002 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts, the world’s leading interactive entertainment software company, today announced the landing of an elite squad of creative talent that will add an even deeper level of drama and immersion to upcoming games in the popular Medal of Honor franchise. Art Director Mark Lasoff, Lighting Supervisor Tom Allen and Technical Director Laurent Ancessi, will re-enforce the highly-decorated team at EA’s Los Angeles Studio (EALA).

Red Faction 2 (PS2) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2002 @ 6:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Red Faction 2 is the sequel to one of the best-selling and most critically acclaimed original game franchises of 2001. Featuring an enhanced Geo-Mod engine that allows players to strategically alter and destroy the game environment in real-time, Red Faction 2 expands and builds upon the experience and technology of the original game. Defend your country as Alias, a demolitions expert, with the help of five elite squad members, each specialized in their own means of destruction. Fight through diverse levels using vehicles, an arsenal of specialized weapons and explosives in a rampage to overthrow the government.. Check out the new in game screens, new weapon and new character ...

Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death - Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2002 @ 6:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The PC game is based on the legendary comic strip Judge Dredd, published in 2000AD every week since 1977. It will be a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death. The game will also have extensive multiplayer modes, enabling ferocious splitscreen or online play and will use Rebellion's versatile new Asura engine.

No One Lives Forever 2 : A Spy In H.A.R.M.'s - Screens

by Rainier on July 27, 2002 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We just received 4 new screens showing off the "Russian" and "Indian" maps 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 ...

New 'Real War' & 'Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind' Patches

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 11:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks's just slapped out another patch for their 3D role-playing game, Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind bringing it to v1.2.0722. The patch is an average 3.8 MB and includes save game improvements, tons of bug fixes, a bunch of quest fixes as well as updates for all plug-ins. Read the included txt file for details. Also noticed on Blue's News that there is a new patch for Real War, last year's isometric real-time strategy game by Rival Interactive. The 2.0 MB download takes the game to version 1.6 and "resolves an issue which allowed cheat codes when playing On-line."

Sismoplay Launches Own 'Expert' Servers

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 11:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sismoplay is launching its own DuelField Expert servers on July 26th 2002 allowing people from across the world to meet and interact while playing our latest online strategy game: DuelField. It revolves around Internet-based duels and has been available in Europe since March through partners including Tiscali, Europe’s number 3 ISP. Sismoplay is now focusing on North American and Asian players. Thanks to its low system requirements anyone equipped with at least a Pentium-based or equivalent internet-connected computer, 32MB of RAM, and a 28.8K modem is able to enjoy DuelField. No need for ADSL or cable to take part in the action.

'Age of Wonders II' Update patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 9:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed over at Blue's News that Take 2 Games has issued a patch for Age of Wonders II: the Wizard's Throne , updating the isometric turn-based strategy game by Triumph Studios to version 1.1. The patch requires a 7.3 MB download and adds a new beginners difficulty level, more gameplay options, a sizable number of bug fixes, some balance changes and more, as detailed in the included Readme file (thanks Blue's News).

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - New Screens

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 8:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield is the sequel to the immensely popular Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, 2000 Action Game Of The Year, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, 1999 Action Game Of The Year. It will be the third game in the Rainbow Six line, which has sold more than 6.7 million copies worldwide. What would the week be without some new in-game screens, check them out!

'Farscape : The Game' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seems today its a golden day for games to get wrapped up ... Simon & Schuster just let us know that their Sci-Fi serie based 3D action game "Farscape: The Game," has gone gold. We can expect it to hit store shelves as early as next week!

UFC Throwdown (Gamecube) Has Gone Gold!

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave just let us know that the Nintendo GameCube version of 'UFC Throwdown' has gone gold and is currently in manufacturing for retail delivery. The game is expecpted to be on shelves July 30th 2002.

UbiSoft Officially Announces 'Far Cry' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today announced the release of Far Cry, a new first-person-shooter game. With an emphasis on tactics and action with a spectacular use of graphical and environmental details, Far Cry is planned for a worldwide release on PC CD-ROM in late 2003.

Strategy First Signs ‘Earth 2150: Lost Souls’

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that it will publish the third installment of the award-winning trilogy Earth 2150 titled ‘Earth 2150: Lost Souls’ for the North American market in September of this year.

Gothic II - Developers Chat

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

All Gothic Fans pay attention! A thread from the developers of Piranha Bytes is published in the forum on www.worldofgothic.com, explaining the differences between Gothic & Gothic 2. This is the first thread, in which the developers themselves talk about Gothic 2 – further threads will follow until the release.

'Jagged Alliance Gold Pack' Announced

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the recently formed partnership between Strategy First and Sir Tech Canada, whereby Strategy First obtains the rights to manage the Jagged Alliance franchise, Sir Tech Canada and Strategy First announced today that they are developing a Jagged Alliance 2: Gold Pack, scheduled for release later this summer. Featuring an enhanced version of Jagged Alliance 2, the Gold Pack will offer players some unique twists on the original Jagged Alliance 2.

American Conquest / Combat Mission2 / Grom - Screens

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today CDV has unleashed another bunch of screens from their upcoming RTS titles .. Grom, American Conquest and Combat Mission 2 .. In case you dont know what they are about .. check out the screens!

TOCA Race Driver - Damage Video

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Renowned for its high speed and aggressive race action, Codemasters' multi million-selling TOCA Touring Car series provides some of motorsport gaming's most spectacular real-car collisions on world famous circuits.