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'Mobile Forces' & 'Jedi Knight II' Demo Coming

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts announced that a playable demo of Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is slated for release on Friday, May 10. The demo will feature a previously unavailable/new level. The demo will include 5 of the weapons in the full game and the Jedi Powers. Rage let us know that they will release an updated playable demo of Mobile Forces tomorrow. The new demo will have several improvements, such as dedicated server option, tweaked physics, enhanced networking code, a spectator option, rebalanced weapons, particle effects, several bug fixes and gameplay tweaks.

Softwrap Announce Deal With Stardock

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 1:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Softwrap, the British-based company that allows software to be virtually 'shrink-wrapped' and securely distributed electronically, today announced a deal with Stardock, a PC games developer. The partnership will enable Stardock's customers to try the popular PC game, LightWeight Ninja, before going on to buy, whilst the software remains totally secure against piracy.

'Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal' - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An exciting tale of two worlds…one fantastical, the other the world as we know it today. Once they were joined as one, but they now exist separately without knowledge of their former link to each other. Check these 10 THQ screens...

Dragon’s Lair 3D (Gamecube/Ps2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon’s Lair 3D is an entirely new, built-from-the-ground-up, three-dimensional version of the highly successful 1980s coin-op phenomenon. While it stays true to the design and storyline of the arcade game, it offers a 3D experience unlike anything else Dragon’s Lair fans have played before.

Frequency (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Records let you listen, videos let you watch, Frequency allows you to take part. Utilizing songs from major recording artists, players mix and remix songs through each of eight different instrument types. If remixed correctly, players can freestyle and create their own music. With 6 unique game modes, top hits from major bands in a variety of genres, stunning 3D graphics, band video sequences and online play, Frequency stays in tune with the most immersive musical gameplay experience ever.

Chaser - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaser is a first person shooter, built on the high-end 3D engine (CloakNT), in which main character passes through real environments and uses real weapons. Chaser is to be published by Fishtank Interactive. Check these beautiful screens!

'Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 11:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts released a patch for their recently released 'Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast'. This update brings your current game to version 1.03. This patch brings a slur of single/multi-player bug fixes/improvements, adds a few (4) new multiplayer maps (Duel mode), Force Feedback & 3D Sound support. Read more for full fix list and links where to grab the patch.

'Spider-Man The Movie' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision just released a new upgrade patch for their recently released 'SpiderMan The Movie' game. The upgrade will only work for the US Microsoft Windows 95/98/2000/ME version of Spider-Man Movie and upgrade your current game to v 1.1. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it.

Global Star Software Flexs 'Muscle Car 2: American Spirit'

by Patrick on May 7, 2002 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced that they have begun shipping Muscle Car II: American Spirit for the PC platform. A follow-up to their popular 2001 release, Muscle Cars 76', American Spirit will feature more drivers, more cars, more courses and and more chrome than the original, as well as enhanced graphics and an all new soundtrack.

'Le Mans 24 Hours' Expected This Summer

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. challenges gamers to get behind the wheel of some of the most powerful racing machines this summer with Le Mans 24 Hours for the personal computer. The winner of Racing Game of the Year and several other awards is incredibly fast, amazingly lifelike and expertly tuned. Get ready to experience racing perfection.

Ubi Soft Ships 'POWER PLAY: Sports Trivia' For PSOne

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced that its sports trivia game for the PS1, POWER PLAY: Sports Trivia, has shipped to U.S. retail shelves with an MSRP of only $9.99. POWER PLAY: Sports Trivia features more than 4,000 brain-bruising questions from the wide, wide world of football, basketball, baseball, and hockey, challenging players to climb the ranking ladder, reach the hall of fame, and become a trivia legend. Featuring two tenacious trivia modes, POWER PLAY: Sports Trivia brings sports fans and fanatics alike to their knees as they compete with up to three opponents in a virtual tournament.

Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom - Beta Signup & Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2002 @ 9:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom brings city builders inside the Great Wall of China. Leaving the Mediterranean behind, the city-building series makes its first foray into Asia and immerses the player in brand new surroundings. China has existed for over 4,000 years, but its 4,000 year history has been marked with new technologies and ideas replacing - or enhancing - the old. This is the world in which the player will take the reigns of leadership and take their cities through the twists and turns of Chinese history. Read more to check some screens and sign up for the BETA TEST

Next-Generation PlayStation In The Works

by Rainier on May 6, 2002 @ 7:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony has begun developing the next generation of its PlayStation video game platform for sale by 2005, when it plans to roll out a console that would allow gamers to play opponents over high-speed Internet networks, a news report said Sunday.

Hercules Introduces GameTheatre XP 6.1

by Rainier on May 6, 2002 @ 6:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Hercules and Cyberlink (the makers of PowerDVD) announced a collaboration earlier today to bring you the best possible sound to your home, Hercules now introduces their upgraded GameTheatre XP to support and take full advantage of CyverLink's PowerDVD Pro 6.1! I want one!

Hercules Partners With CyberLink

by Rainier on May 6, 2002 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CyberLink Corp., software developer of digital video entertainment applications and e-training solutions, and Hercules today jointly announced a strategic partnership to deliver a truly innovative and realistic movie viewing experience to consumers with PowerDVD Pro 6.1, offered as part of Hercules’ Game Theater XP 6.1 sound card system.

'Divine Divinity' Demo Install Fix

by Rainier on May 6, 2002 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian Studios released the demo for their upcoming RPG "Divine Divinity" a few days ago and over the weekend they seem to have released a little fix addressing a small bug with the installed (worked fine for me). Click read more on where to grab it.

'IL-2 Sturmovik' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 6, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft just released a new v1.04B update patch for their WW II flight sim. This 11mb puppy fixes several multiplayer/coop mode bugs. A new 1.05 patch is already announced which will contain new aircraft. Read more to get a detailed fix list and links where to grab it.

Ghost Master Trailer

by Thomas on May 6, 2002 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games got their hands on Ghost Master trailer, an upcoming RTS / resources managment game from Empire Interactive. It includes 2:47 minutes of new in-game footage and character animations and is available to download in high-res (15 MB) or low-res (5 MB) DivX versions here.

'Zanzarah: the Hidden Portal' Demo

by Thomas on May 5, 2002 @ 8:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now there is a 193MB English demo available from Funatics Development's upcoming third-person, modern, fantasy, shooter, adventure game 'Zanzarah: the Hidden Portal'. You can grab this demo from 3D Gamers or Multiplayer. "Explore the realm of the fairies and learn to use your heroine's increasing powers to find the fairies and to conquer them. For these fairies shall enter the arena on your behalf, whenever goblins or other magical creatures block your path".

Star Wars Jedi Starfighter (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 4, 2002 @ 4:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Jedi Starfighter for Xbox presents more than 20 breathtaking one and two-player cooperative story-based missions set amidst a variety of new and beautifully rendered worlds and environments from Attack of the Clones. In addition to the ultra-fast, ultra sleek Jedi starfighter, players can battle in three other original heavily armed and highly maneuverable craft, the Havoc, Zoomer and Freefall. Check out two new screens below!