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October 2015


'Nightcaster II' & 'Pulse Racer' (Xbox) Ship To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 1:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment has announced that "Nightcaster II: Equinox", the 3D action spell-shooter, and "Pulse Racer", the futuristic combat racer with INFINITRAX, both ship tomorrow (Tuesday) for the Xbox. Read more for details ...

'Heroes of M&M IV: Winds of War' Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 8:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The 3DO Company today announced Heroes of Might and Magic IV: Winds of War for the PC. In the second expansion to the best-selling fantasy turn-based strategy game, players battle fantastic creatures and face fierce armies across 40 action-packed maps. The Expansion Pack is scheduled to ship this Spring. Read more for details and 4 new screens ...

'Impossible Creatures' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If you're itching to create the most unique armies ever found in a real-time strategy (RTS) game then download the Impossible Creatures trial version and play through three single-player missions, a tutorial and two "player vs. CPU" maps. The Sigma Combiner is also included, enabling you to create your own army of fearsome creatures that are generated by mixing and matching the various parts of two different animals. Fourteen animals are included in the trial version, while 50 different animals will be available in the retail product (thanks HomeLAN). After the multiplayer demo a week or so ago, here is the single player demo. Read more for links where to grab this puppy ...

'Echelon: Wind Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 6:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Echelon: Wind Warriors is the next evolution in futuristic flight combat that delivers the latest technical and gameplay innovations demanded by today's experienced game playing audience without sacrificing accessibility for newcomers. Players fly a variety of futuristic aircraft through a number of new missions set on a spectacular continent that takes seven hours of real-time flying to cross. Echelon: Wind Warriors is expanding the futuristic universe of Echelon - the "first-rate flight-combat title that set some lofty new standards for a joystick-controlled game." Echelon : Wind Warriors is being published by Buka Entertainment. Check out the new batch of 20 screens ...

'V-Rally 3' Races Onto The Xbox Next Spring

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 6:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames has just announced that its hugely successful V-Rally brand is speeding onto the Xbox in April 2003. Following on from the unprecedented success of the PlayStation 2 version, V-Rally 3 on Xbox will be the definitive version of this great racer and leave other rally games trailing in its dust.

'Freelancer' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Freelancer" offers cutting edge space combat within a vibrant, living universe on an intensely epic scope. The player can freely navigate, providing vast opportunities for exploration, trade and combat. Additionally, "Freelancer" offers a seemingly endless pool of missions that the players can choose from to create their own adventures. For players who are more interested in a structured experience, "Freelancer" also features a compelling storyline that draws the player deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human colonies in the distant Sirius System and against a villain unlike any mankind has faced before. Check out the new batch fo screens ...

'Tennis Masters Series 2003' (PS2/NGC) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 5:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

French-Canadian publisher Microids has commissioned Scandinavian game developer UDS to develop an action sports game called “Tennis Masters Series 2003” (TMS 2003) for PlayStation 2 and Nintendo GameCube. TMS 2003 is the Tennis Masters Series’ official licence and the release is expected early next year.

'Warrior Kings Battles' Site Opens

by Thomas on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 12:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Cactus' Warrior Kings: Battles is to follow in the successful footsteps of its RTS Warrior Kings, but will offer a somewhat different experience to the original title. Today the Warrior Kings Battles official site is online. The site features trailers, gameinfo, wallpapers and much more.. There is also 14 fresh new screens posted over at FactorNews.. Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Rugby League' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 9:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

When you're not cheering your favourite Telstra Premiership team on the weekend you'll soon be able to coach them and send them into battle mid week with the new Rugby League interactive game. After 8 months of development Australian company HES are in the closing stages of prgramming for a Rugby League interactive game that will feature all the big names of the Telstra Premiership. In the meantime you can try out this upcoming game by checking the freshly released demo.. Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

'Superfarm' (PS2/NGC/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SuperFarm, (announced a few days ago), is a working title for the Playstation2, GameCube and Xbox and is developed by Asobo Studio S.A.R.L. Superfarm is a crazy action fighting game about a bunch of freaky farm animal whose dull and dreary existence is given zest and spice when one day, amid another delivery of prattling battery hens, in swaggers Pamela. Pamela is the wildest, juiciest, most buxom turkey hen any buck could ever wish for. Play a farm animal and do whatever it takes to gain the favor of the gorgeous Pamela. Though crazy situations you will experience a real adventure full of frenzied action : a real promise for bags of laughter. The game is scheduled for launch in late 2003. Read more to check out 20 screens..

'Vexx' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 9, 2002 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On the forsaken remains that were once the proud planet called Astara, the villagers of Rockhaven lead difficult but peaceful lives, until the day the Shadowraith, "Dark Yabu," and his minions sweep down from the sky. With terrible ferocity and ruthless efficiency they descend upon the townsfolk, enslaving them to work deep in the caves that surround their village. The Dark Yabu kills the grandfather of the young Vexx, who manages to slip quietly aboard the enemy's windship. There, locked deep within Yabu's sanctum, lie the last pair of Astani Battlegauntlets. The gloves leap from their chest onto Vexx's outstretched hands, bonding to his arms and giving him special powers. Check a batch of new vexxilicious screens ...

'UT2003 Troopers: Rise of the Rebellion' Coming Soon

by Thomas on Dec. 8, 2002 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The UT2003 Troopers team has decided to release a public beta of Troopers: Rise of the Rebellion in the coming weeks. This beta will contain at least two Rebel Alliance player models, two Imperial player models, four weapons, and one or two original game types alongside CTF and Team DM, all played on four to five brand-new maps... They also announcing the development of Troopers: The Clone Wars, that will have, at its core, the character models, weapons, and battlefields of this often-discussed great war of the galaxy.

Xbox TopDrive Wheel From Logic3

by Thomas on Dec. 8, 2002 @ 3:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SpectraVideo are about to launch the Logic3 TopDrive Wheel (model number XB716) for the Xbox console - compatible with all driving software on Microsoft's fast selling uber console. The TopDrive is remarkably comfortable through its ergonomic design. Packed with an array of additional features including analog accelerator / brake pedals and vibration motors designed to bring home the whole sensation of all driving games.

'SteamLand' - New Screenshots

by Thomas on Dec. 8, 2002 @ 12:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SteamLand from Buka, developed by Gromada, is the unique real-time strategy game with fast and rich gameplay. This game has some railroad puzzle elements so all action happens in the fantastic world, where the life presents in the form of steam-powered mechanisms, like robots and big armored trains that used as most common transportation vehicle. The game presented in perspective view of 2D. Game art is very uncommon and nice-looking. Maximally real physics is implemented for in game world. Check out some new ingame screens!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2002 @ 8:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Dungeon Siege' - Updated Demo

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2002 @ 10:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios has released an updated version of the demo for Dungeon Siege, Gas Powered Games' action/RPG. The new version 1.02d is a 197 MB download, which is 9 MB larger than the version 1.01d demo, and offers the following minor changes: "The duration for blood has been shortened and the flying debris of monsters in combat has been reduced, and in some cases eliminated." (thanks Blue's). There are also a few mirrors up on 3DGamers.

'Fire Department' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2002 @ 9:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Got what it takes to become a hero? In Fire Department, experience what life is really like for fire-fighters. Choose your team, vehicles and equipment! Keep your cool when faced with high-pressure situations… Your reactions, your strategy as well as your capacity to manage a team of firemen are the keys to success. Check out this new batch of burning hot screens ...

'Quake 4' Rumors

by Thomas on Dec. 7, 2002 @ 8:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rick Johnson "Lead Programmer" @ today updated his .plan file regarding some Quake 4 rumors that been flooding around the net. Here is the full clip:

Just wanted to make a quick update in saying that there has been a recent flood of fake Quake 4 movies and trailers. Everything on the internet is fake and nothing Quake 4 related has ever been released, except for the one piece of concept art released at the initial announcement of the project.

'James Bond 007: NightFire' - Patch Coming Up

by Thomas on Dec. 7, 2002 @ 7:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA let us know that they currently working on a patch for James Bond 007: NightFire that will fix some issues to better enhance your gaming experience. While they currently don't have an ETA on when the patch will be available, they are working feverously to deliver it.. (thanks Blues)