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by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Purge Jihad Expansion Pack' Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Purge returns to its roots. Based on FvF Jihad, Freeform Interactive announces the Purge Jihad Expansion Pack. One of the most player requested features since the beginning, Purge Jihad reintroduces to gameplay the concepts of an alignment Deity, Altar, and Mass Blesses. Purge Jihad also makes large improvements over its predecessor by adding another original new concept: a Prayer System. With the release of Purge Jihad, Purge support will be discontinued. Purge Jihad is a free upgrade for current retail Purge owners. The full Purge Jihad game will also be available.

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds' (PS2/NGC/XB) To Retail

by Rainier on Sept. 9, 2003 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get out the garlic and open the curtains, because the demons are demanding revenge! Vivendi Universal Games announced that Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and the GameCube has shipped to retail stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $49.99. Everyone’s favorite blonde vampire slayer has returned to clean up Sunnydale’s streets of baddies once again, but this time she’s bringing her friends.

America's Army - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The US Army have released a small client-side patch for their online multiplayer FPS game America's Army. This patch does not change your version number, and is not required but adresses a few minor issues such as auth problems when completing training, server browser filtering by Honor, resolutions should be available in drop-down box on Video Settings page and admin scoreboard when connecting to Official and Leased servers. This is just a small client-side supplemental patch for v1.9.0 America's Army: Operations for Win clients only. Read more for download links ...

'Dynasty Warriors 4: Xtreme Legends' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Both A Standalone Game and an Expansion Disc! As a standalone game: Dynasty Warriors 4 Xtreme Legends includes all of the characters from the original Dynasty Warriors 4, along with new stages and game play never before seen in any previous Dynasty Warriors title! As an expansion disc: DW4XL powers up the original Dynasty Warriors 4 with 4XL's new features. Take characters from DW4 and use them in DW4XL. Read more for some extra info and new screens ...

'007: Everything or Nothing' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing, as the world’s greatest secret agent returns in his fifth interactive adventure under the EA GAMES brand. First, you will think like Bond, using espionage, tactical skills, and gadgets from the Q-Lab to analyze your situation. Then you will act like Bond, using his stylish physical skills, clever subterfuge, and bold personality to once again save the world. Check the new screens ...

'Devil Whiskey' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shifting Suns Studios has released a playable demo for their Bard's Tale inspired first-person fantasy role-playing game Devil Whiskey. The demo features the beginning of the main plot with one sub-quest and most of the full game's character classes (thanks GenGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Battlefield 1942' Linux Server v1.45 Beta 3 & Data Files

by Thomas on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 2:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 1942 "Digital Illusions 3D action game" Linux Server v1.45 beta 3 update is now available for download (6 MB). Also Secret Weapons of WWII data files for Linux server is released (23 MB). Here is the list of changes for Linux Server v1.45 beta 3 :

'Gallop Racer' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gallop Racer is an action-packed sports management title immerses the player in the exciting and fast-paced world of horse racing where they can tackle every aspect of the Sport of Kings, from breeding and training a thoroughbred to riding and even betting on the winner. With a wealth of gaming options upon entering the racing arena - variety is the name of the game!

'Captain Scarlet: Retaliation' Delayed

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Batfish Studios have announced that the launch of the eagerly awaited Captain Scarlet game, Retaliation, has been delayed until 14th November 2003 and that the game will also be available in a unique Special Edition. Limited to only 500 copies, and only available to order before the release of the game, the Special Edition contains a host of extras but as an added bonus, anyone who orders the Special Edition will have their name appear in the game! (thanks HomeLAN) There is also a new trailer available, get it here ...

'Western Outlaw: Wanted Dead or Alive' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jarhead Studios' Wild West first person shooter has gone gold and should be in stores (published by Groove Games) end of this month.

You are the Stranger, a man hardened by your years as a gunslinger. The only thing harder than you are the rocks you sleep on at night. You have arrived in a troubled town looking for peace and quiet, but you're not that lucky. Framed for a crime you didn't commit, you must use your skills as a gunslinger to evade the law and fight to stay alive in a corrupt western town where everyone wants you dead. Fight your way through ten action packed levels. Save the day by thwarting a train heist, go one on one with other gunslingers, fight your way through an abandoned mine and save the girl from a rich tycoon Hell-bent on seeing you dead. Then ride off into the sunset, if you're still alive.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Seven Samurai 20XX - Trailer
  • Captain Scarlet: Retaliation - Trailer
  • Law & Order II: Double or Nothing - Intro Movie

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

Valve's Steam To Relaunch On Wednesday

by Thomas on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News let us know that the public beta test of broadband games-on-demand service Steam will end on Tuesday evening Pacific time, and the first full version installer will be made available on Wednesday morning at 11am PDT via, Valve Software has announced.

With the new release on Wednesday, Valve plans to reset the account database. Any future registrations will have to be allied to a genuine CD-key, drawing to a close the honeymoon period of free Half-Life, CS and mod access - not to mention Half-Life 2 movie releases - for the two or three people still without a copy of the original game.

'Gun Metal' Is Coming! - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The law abiding citizens of planet Helios, once a colony of Earth (linked by milestone stabilization of wormholes in space) are under attack from the very people they left behind : 'Earth's Forsaken' - the warring masses of their former planet. Having stemmed the onslaught of enemy ships, the ground battle continues its retreat, leaving the war seeming all but lost – except, that is, for project 'Gun Metal'. Finally coming out in Europe this month! Read more for some new screens ....

'Hoyle Majestic Chess' Now Available

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games today announced that Hoyle Majestic Chess, a unique and visually stunning PC chess simulation, is now available at retailers nationwide. Developed for Windows PC by Fluent Entertainment, Hoyle Majestic Chess offers a suite of innovative and compelling features designed to appeal to beginners and experienced players alike. Read more for details ...

Play 'Pool Room' Over WAP Or GPRS

by Thomas on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cash-U Mobile Technologies, the power behind Mobile Entertainment, and leading mobile games developer Hailstorm are taking mobile gaming to the next level with the release of their J2ME multiplayer game, The Pool Room. Available to customers of Cash-U's Pecan Gaming platform, The Pool Room enables players to challenge each other to a game of virtual pool over the mobile network.

'Fire Warrior' (PC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fire Warrior follows one day in the tumultuous life of a young Tau warrior who must battle alone against a force that shows no mercy: The Imperium. The Tau will soon learn there is a darker foe at hand and become entangled in a frightening story that leads them through an ongoing war. Read more to check out some new screens ...

New 'Chrome' Wallpapers

by Thomas on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At 4 sets of Chrome wallpapers created by the makers of the game are available. The sets include 26 graphics depicting chosen elements of the game – main characters, sites, vehicles, and computer opponents. All wallpapers are in 1024x768 resolution and definitely every Chrome fan will find something interesting.

X²: The Threat - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With over two years of development time going into the project, the team at EGOSOFT have crafted a dynamic, active universe, in which to immerse the player. Tagged as the "21st Century Elite" by PC ZONE, the game has already received vast amounts of coverage; with press overwhelmed by the quality of graphics and depth of game play. Read more for details and a batch of new screens ...

'Hoyle Games 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra has released a playable demo for Hoyle Games 2004 featuring several games such as Slot Machines, Hearts, Backgammon, and Star Collector. If card/puzzle games is your bag, read more for download links ...