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October 2015


Worthplaying Upgrades Kicking In

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems things went pretty smoothly ... The DNS server are being updated, so some people will be able to get on quicker than others. You can always try (drop the www), that resolves faster for some reason. If there are any problems or little glitches you notice then feel free to email somebody from the staff (or the webmaster). Lets get rolling ...

Dungeons & Dragons Heroes (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dungeons & Dragons Heroes gives you a chance to taste the victory as one of four heroes. It beckons you to take a journey through the world of the classic Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game, to live as one of the great ones, and to do the legendary stuff that Heroes are meant to do! Check out a few news screens ...

'Will Rock' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 11, 2003 @ 8:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the aid and powers of the titan Prometheus, Will Rock rampages through Lost Olympus, seeking the safe return of his love, Emma, and revenge for the murder of his mentor, Dr. Headstrong. Prometheus, fusing his spirit into Will’s able body, seeks to wage a bloody vendetta against the god Zeus, who robbed him of physical form long ago. UbiSoft send out a new batch of screens, read more to check them out!

Worthplaying Upgrades Coming ...

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 11:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As you have undoubtedly noticed, the Worthplaying site has been slow lately. Due to our rising popularity and increase in traffic, our current link can no longer handle the pressure so we have been in negotiations with a larger provider. In the next few days the news updates may be scarce, and you might noticed some downtime as we are moving a backup to the new system. All to serve you people better, are't we a nice bunch of lads. Lets just hope things dont explode in our faces ;)

'Silent Hill 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 10:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on FileShack that Konami has issued a patch for the US edition of their recent third-person horror survival game, Silent Hill 2. This small patch addresses a problem with "sound looping while playing." Read more for download links ...

'MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch' (Console) - Celebrities Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 9:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The stars are coming together for a great cause ­ TO BEAT THE HELL OUT OF EACH OTHER! Gotham Games has released the list of sacrificial celebs who have signed on to lend their likeness to MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch, a new game coming later this year to the PS2, Xbox, PSOne and GameCube. Based on the gore-filled, MTV claymation hit, MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch will feature digitally rendered versions of teeny-boppers, tabloid princesses and other notorious superstars. Read more for details ...

Strategy First Signs Introversion Software's 'Uplink: Hacker Elite'

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 8:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Introversion Software are happy to announce their North American publishing deal for Uplink: Hacker Elite, which will have gamers exploring PCs in a whole new way in Q1 2003.

'Platoon' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 8:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Co- publishers Strategy First and Monte Cristo and developer Digital Reality have released an update for Platoon, their tactical strategy adventure game that was released this holiday season. Read more for details and links where to grab it ...

3Impact Coming With 2 New Dynamics-Compliant Titles

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 8:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News announces the release of the first two pc games built upon a new collision response engine. Concrete Bowling is a bowling simulation so realistic that allows you to simulate advanced bowling techniques like hooking, action and breakpoint management. Extreme Burnout, inspired to drag racing contests, is a game demonstrating realistic car dynamics and crashes. Read more for details and links where to grab the demo's ...

Heuristic's RPG fighter 'Dungeon Lords' Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 8:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Licensing rights for fantasy RPG Dungeon Lords by D.W. Bradley of Heuristic Park were recently signed up for exclusive licensing representation. D. W. Bradley is one of the leading developers of fantasy RPGs in the U.S., famous for creating three of the Wizardry titles. With 20 years of experience making RPGs, and a proven, proprietary, 2nd generation 3D RPG engine, Heuristic Park has embarked upon making a new type of game that represents a bold step forward for the genre of fantasy RPG games. The working title for this new game is Dungeon Lords, and this new genre is called, "RPG-fighter".

'Gothic II' - Featuring 400 Non-Player Characters

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 7:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD is proud to announce Gothic II, the breathtaking role-playing action adventure game, will feature 400 Non-Player Characters when it has its UK release in Q1 2003 on PC. Players will need to keep their wits about them at all times to survive in this deadly world. As the player progresses through his epic journey, he will encounter hundreds of highly intelligent NPCs who will either help or hinder him depending upon both their disposition and their past interactions with the player. Read more for info and check out the screens ...

'IGI 2: Covert Strike' - MP Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 7:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As expected, the multiplayer beta test for Innerloop and Codemasters' upcoming first person shooter IGI 2: Covert Strike has been released, allowing people to try out the team based multiplayer mode on one map from the full version. As IGI 2: Covert Strike reaches its final stages of development, this public Multiplayer Beta Test provides gamers with an early taste of what to expect from the game’s multiplayer maps. The multiplayer gameplay is set to be a major highpoint in the game. Codemasters’ recent, closed Beta Test was a massive success and attracted over 30,000 players, double the number anticipated. Read more for links where to download the demo ...

'Blitzkrieg' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 7:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Launch your attack – swiftly and decisively! Blitzkrieg is the fine art of strategy, but with more finesse! Dissect your enemy with surgical precision, halt the enemy's advance with strategic tank and air assaults, and maintain your offensive momentum. You can prove your tactical skills by triumphing in the various historical campaigns from around the world during WWII. Command German, Soviet or Allied troops who if commanded well, will gain experience and fight more effectively over the course of the war. Nine new screens just arrived from the battlefield ..

Grom - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 7:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It's 1942, and the Nazis are searching for the Lost City, which is believed to be the location of the twelve mysterious weapons of King Arjuna - any one of which is capable of destroying entire nations. But there's one man who causes the expedition to run into difficulties, successfully thwarting the Nazis' plans of world domination. His name is Grom, Colonel Grom... and he has an old score to settle. Check out the new batch of screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Mercedes-Benz World Racing' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 7:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mercedes-Benz World Racing, a 3D Racing-Simulation with high quality, mission-based elements, is the first game ever to feature a line-up of current Mercedes-Benz cars, plus selected classic and vintage models. Players start out as a rookie racer struggling to climb the ladder to the top of the racing circuit. After the completion of each mission, drivers can unlock new and vintage Mercedes-Benz cars, as well as new car interiors and racetracks in this exhilarating 3D racing game. A batch of new screens ...

'The Thing' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 6:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Computer Artworks has just released a new patch for their third-person horror action game The Thing (European version only!). This update brings your retail copy to v1.2 and just like the previous German version it adds a mouse-look option to the game, accessible from the Options->Advanced Controls menu (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

Praetorians - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Praetorians is an epic 3D troop based strategy game centred around the historical battles from the campaigns of Julius Caesar. Taking on the role of a Roman General you are transported back to the deserts of Egypt, the frozen lands of the Gauls and to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy. The quest will be no easy task as the lands you seek to conquer are heavily defended by thousands of troops, all with special skills and individual strengths and various war machines. A few weeks ago there was a leaked (and therefor pulled) demo, this is now the official demo. Read more for details and links where to grab this beauty...

'Shadowbane' - Ship Date & New Web Site Launch

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2003 @ 12:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today launched two new web sites for Shadowbane, the highly anticipated massively multi-player online (MMO) game. Shadowbane is being developed by Austin, Texas-based Wolfpack Studios, and offers a ground breaking approach to MMO gaming that allows players to permanently change the history, politics and landscape of the game.

'C&C : Renegade' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 9, 2003 @ 10:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Westwood has just released a new update patch and an update dedicated server for their fast-paced 3D action game set in the Command & Conquer universe. Fight it out on the ground, among the structures, vehicles and weapons made famous in the original C&C. Only a few minor tweaks and fixes, read more for details and download links..