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'New World Order' Multiplayer Demo Available NOW!

by Rainier on June 1, 2002 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Believe it or not but Project3 FINALLY has released their multiplayer demo for their "eagerly" anticipated New World Order first person shooter. I'm downloading it as we speak .. read more for links where ot grab it as i'll be addin links as we cruise along ...

UPDATE: More links added and some solutions for people that having problem to run the game.

'Jedi Knight 2 Tools' Release 2 Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2002 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few weeks ago Raven released their initial Jedi Knight II tools for the mod community and today they let us know they have updated their package to version 2. Read more to get a detailed list and links where to grab the goodies!

Infogrames Ships 'Test Drive' For PS2 & Xbox

by Rainier on May 31, 2002 @ 9:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. announced today that "Test Drive" the latest title in its Atari line-up, is now available for Sony's PlayStation2 and is shipping soon for the Xbox. The game's stunning visuals and arcade handling are complemented by the new story mode to ensure a power-packed ride. Featuring more than 20 beautifully modeled licensed sports cars and a blockbuster soundtrack of thumping driving music from DMX, Ja Rule, Saliva and others, "Test Drive" promises to outshine, outwax and outrace the competition.

US Open 2002 - Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2002 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Have you ever dreamed of stepping into a famous player’s shoes, playing on the centre court or having your winning shot applauded by a jubilant crowd? For those of you who want to try your luck on the courts this summer, US OPEN 2002 will give you access to the most prestigious tennis courts in the world. Check the screens !

Shrapnel Games Teams Up With Breakaway

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 5:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Shrapnel Games announced a multi-game partnership with Breakaway, Ltd, Games Divsion. This partnership will launch the The Greatest Battles Series and bring the best in war games to the market, the first of which is Austerlitz: Napoleon's Greatest Victory.

'DirectX 9.0' Being Beta-Tested

by Rainier on May 31, 2002 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. announced the release of beta version 1 of the Microsoft┬« DirectX┬« 9.0 API, the latest version of Microsoft’s suite of multimedia application programming interfaces. Beta 1 features Microsoft’s innovative new high-level shader language (HLSL), a powerful new programming model that offers the easiest-to-use graphics creation toolset for developers.

Akira Psycho Ball (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2002 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames is working on a pinball game, "Akira Psycho Ball", for the PS2. So here we have a few (rather fuzzy) screens of what it looks like. No specific details nor a scheduled release date is known yet, but we will keep you posted.

World War II: Frontline Command - New Screens

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 12:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fresh from a hit unveiling at E3, Codemasters today reveal new screens from "World War II: Frontline Command", the forthcoming real-time strategy epic for PC, being developed by The Bitmap Brothers.

UPDATE: Codemasters was so nice to send us another 7 additional screens to the previously posted. Enjoy!

Warcraft to be Featured on The Gaming Files

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At 3 p.m. EST on Saturday, June 1st, Blizzard’s very own Bill Roper will return to the airwaves as a guest on The Gaming Files radio show. Bill will be discussing the upcoming international release of Warcraft III as well as offering some tidbits about World of Warcraft. The show will air on WXBH AM 1190 in upstate New York, and it’s also available over the Net at www.wxbh.com.

'Resident Evil 0' (GameCube) - Screens

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we received 38 tiny screens from Capcom and their upcoming horror game for GameCube, Resident Evil 0.. Check them out!

'Project Nomads' Website

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Project Nomads website is now online! The website for this award winning action adventure ("Game of the Show" at the ECTS 2001), comes up with fantastic graphics and offers plenty of screens and artwork. There are also more details of the story, features, FAQ and more.

'BREED' In-Game Movie

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV have been inundated with requests to release the first ingame sequences. The really impatient ones among you can now download a first in game movie (German/English)! The in game sequences of the pre-alpha version feature a clip of a typical mission, from the take-off up to the landing, and of course, they also show the required combats, landing crafts, tanks, and GRUNTS. The in game movie is available in two formats: as MPEG (37 MB) to download under gamesweb.com and as streaming RealVideo at CDV.

Cossacks: Back to War - FAQ

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What's Cossacks: Back to War? What's it all about? Which new nations can I expect? And, how's life in Switzerland? Now you can find the FAQs of the eagerly awaited second add-on of the RTS blockbuster Cossacks: European Wars on the official homepage.

American Conquest - New Screens

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

American Conquest is a RTS game, that deserves its name. Twelve "tribes", each with 6 to 12 representatives, offer about 16.000 units altogether. This will enable the gamer to have great mass battles. The single units are presented in a detailed and historically correct way. Those who want to form up with British and confederate troops during the 18th century to battle against the Mayas, can also do this in American Conquest … Check out some new screens.

No Man's Land - Everybody's Movie

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

No Man's Land is a new 3D RTS from CDV. It's now possible to have first impressions of the game by checking out an early, but recent, ingame movie. The movie is available in two formats: as an MPEG (52 MB) to download under gamesweb.com and streaming RealVideo at CDV.

Divine Divinity - Non Playing Characters

by Thomas on May 31, 2002 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you like to do a lot of socialising, then check this out: the outstanding fantasy game Divine Divinity offers you a lot of non playing characters (NPCs). The non playing characters will be able to interact with around 3000 characters! Do NPCs react to the gamer's performance? Sure, at least the most of them. They certainly do not hang about looking into the space. But if the hands and feet of an NPC should be tied up, don't expect too much … Check out new screens!

'Neverwinter Nights' Combat Movie

by Thomas on May 30, 2002 @ 9:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This Neverwinter Nights MPEG movie shows a character single handily taking on the likes of Minotaurs, Red Slaads, Earth Elementals and more. It runs for 41 seconds and is 12MB to download. Read more below for links! "Neverwinter Nights (NWN) is a computer game set in a huge medieval fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons. This role-playing game (RPG) puts you at the center of an epic tale of faith, war, and betrayal"

Neverwinter Nexus Community Chat

by Thomas on May 30, 2002 @ 9:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The community chat organized by the Nexus and the GDC which was originally scheduled for this Sunday past, has been moved to tonight at 8pm EST. The topic will be: "What is the player community's Next Step? How can the community of players, DMs, and Creators best organize themselves to provide quality gaming experiences for as many people as possible?" Find out more below! (thanks Neverwinter Vault)

UPDATE: 'Neverwinter Haven Beta Contest' Neverwinter haven is proud to present a Beta Contest for 2 spots in the Neverwinter Beta. Time is of the essence contest Ends JUNE 2nd. More about beta test here!

Galactic Civilizations - Intro Movie

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galactic Civilizations is a space-based strategy game in which the player becomes the leader of the human civilization at the dawn of the 23rd century. The galaxy has 6 major civilizations including humans and a race is on to colonize, conquer, and dominate the galaxy using whatever means necessary. Read more for links where to grab the intro movie

Unreal Tournament 2003 - Screens

by Thomas on May 30, 2002 @ 8:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reload with Unreal Tournament 2003 – the sequel to 1999’s multiple ‘Game of the Year’ award winner – Unreal Tournament. We just got another eleven Unreal Tournament 2003 screenshots, bringing the total in our archive to - spookily - 2003. More or less. Check them out below!

UPDATE: On the infogrames forum, Mark Rein just tossed up following information for the upcoming beta:

The demo WILL include bots so you'll be able to play offline against bots. The single player campaign is more elaborate than choosing a level, a bot skill level, number of bots, etc. To play a botmatch you simply choose Instant Action whereas to play online you choose Multiplayer.