From the creators of Future versus Fantasy (FvF), Freeform Interactive LLC comes the Purge Demo. Purge is an online-only, hybrid FPS/RPG using highly modified Lithtech Talon Engine technology. In a market of shooter clones, Purge is one of the most original and unique games released in the last few years. Purge allows players to build custom characters: choosing from 7 player attributes, 8 science-fiction and fantasy classes, 32 weapons, and 24 skills. Also, Purge has fully realized non-combat roles where players can succeed without ever directly fighting. The updated Purge Demo includes the map Riley's Gap and weights in at 77MB, or there is a small update patch to apply to the previous version.
Crowd Control Productions (CCP), developer of the highly anticipated massive multiplayer online game (MMOG) "EVE Online: The Second Genesis" announced today phase seven of beta testing has begun. Also announced today a new server cluster has gone online on a 'backbone' of the Internet. These new servers will allow CCP to host 100,000 players in the same world as opposed to "shards." Finally, CCP also announced the Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) for EVE beta testers will be dropped within a week. Read more for details and some new screens ...
The official site for Spellforce: Order of the Dawn is updated with new screens and wallpapers. On their screenshot section you can watch the player avatar fight a horde of trouble seeking Goblins and on their new wallpaper you can watch a Demon in action, casting a massive fire spell. Additionally they offer you a new making-of shot. On it you can see a meshed Orc fighter and the same model finally texturized. Spellforce: Order of the Dawn is a upcoming fantasy strategy game from JowooD.
CDV Software today announces its new website is live. The new portal is designed to integrate the newest information on CDV's games and the company site. The new website features a very user-friendly navigational structure, as everything is a three page click away from the main site. Currently the site contains five categories: games, shop, company, investors and support.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. today announced that its Gathering division has shipped Vietcong for the PC. Published by Gathering and developed by Illusion Softworks in association with development team Pterodon, Vietcong is an intense first-person shooter which is now available in North America and will be available in Europe on April 11th.
Agetec, Inc. announced the next title in the Armored Core series, Silent Line - Armored Core for the PS2 will be published in June, 2003.
Eidos Interactive is releasing official Tomb Raider ring tones and images for a range of Nokia, Motorola and Ericsson phones. Priced at £3.00 per item incl. VAT, the screensavers, backgrounds and ring tones will be available in the UK only from 26th March.
Xicat Interactive, the publisher of the award-winning video games brings RPG action to the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, with the release of BlackStone: Magic and Steel on Friday 28th March 2003, so steel yourself with this fact sheet.
Starting with nothing except some cash and a passion for food, build your restaurant from the ground up. Hire waiters, decorate your restaurant and even cook the meals! Buy, build, outsell and out-price the competition. The developers behind Restaurant Empire (Enlight) are one of the world's leading developers of entertainment software.. Five pictures of restaurants that look good enough to eat. At.
"Operation Iraqi Freedom" brings on surge of interest in military titles.. CNN reports that PC and video games may generally serve as nice breaks from reality, but the U.S. war on Iraq has sparked gamer interest in current events. Military-themed games, which were already experiencing a sales surge well before the war, are becoming even more popular. Titles such as "Medal of Honor: Allied Assault" (letting gamers recreate the storming of Normandy) and "Battlefield 1942" (a fictional version of World War II, letting players choose any of five nationalities) have been fixtures in the Top 10 selling games list for months now, but with last week's military action by the U.S., retailers say consumer demand has increased. Full article here!
- Men of Valor: Vietnam Q&A with Seirra & 2015 on the MoVV fansite
- Fire Warrior Q&A with Kuju's James Brooksby on HomeLAN
- Dragon Empires Q&A with Codemasters' Peter Tyson on RPGVault
- Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon with Bethesda's Ashley Cheng on Lonegamers
- X2: Wolverine's Revenge Q&A with Activision's Rob Letts on Cube.IGN
- Warhammer Online Q&A with the WO development team on Gamesradar
- S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost Q&A with GSC GW's Oleg V. Javorsky on Hardwired
With most of its crew missing and its weapons systems ruined the space research station Aegis is all but lost. As the last remaining pilot you must help rebuild the station’s defences, acquire alien technology and create your own uniquely configured set of fighters. By mining the asteroids within the grid dimension, valuable resources can be harvested to fuel the Aegis’s molecular furnace to build devastating weaponry. Within the nodes of the grid you will encounter allies to aid in the struggle to escape, uncover the terrible purpose of the evil Archnid race and learn why you and the rest of the crew were brought here. Read more for download links ...
Uplink brings players into the depths of one of the world’s most intriguing settings: cyberspace. Players take on the role of an Uplink agent, working for large corporations and hacking into rival computer systems, stealing research data, sabotaging other companies, laundering money, erasing evidence, and framing innocent people. Stock markets can be influenced, personal records can be altered, and money can be transferred... sometimes into the wrong hands. There is small update patch available for Strategy First's recently released Uplink : Hacker Elite, bringing the retail game to v1.31 (Win/Linux). Read more for download links ...
Rayman, the only gaming hero with no arms, no legs, helicopter hair, and brand new powers, hits the PC with the latest installment of the 11-million-plus-best-selling franchise! Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc for the PC has shipped for retail.
It is 1588 A.D., a critical year of an alternate history hauntingly familiar yet fantastically alien to our own. Because of one fateful event during the Third Crusade, the history of this world diverged. This event, the Disjunction, ripped open a long-sealed breach to other worlds. Magic energy and powerful spirits flowed into the world, changing the lands and the people forever. Cast into this world, you are a character of your own devices, strengths, and abilities. Set upon by human factions and powerful spirits, you must decide how to best develop your skills in order to triumph over obstacles that lie between you and your true fate. A fresh batch of Lionheart screens has arrived!
Sequel to the notorious original, this iteration of the envelope-pushing franchise puts players once again in the well-worn shoes of the hair-trigger Postal Dude. POSTAL 2 operates on Epic's Unreal Warfare Engine and benefits from a host of new features including: fully-explorable open-ended 3D environments, innovative first person shooter action and interaction with well over a hundred unique non-playable characters (NPC's) including Gary Coleman (Arnold from 80's TV show 'Different Strokes').
Ubi Soft® Entertainment announced today that CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is now available for the PC. Based on the hit television series from CBS, the CSI game challenges players to solve a series of crimes, acting as a new member of the Las Vegas CSI team. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is rated "M-Mature" and is available for a retail price of $29.99.
The Warriors are closing in and they are prepared for a major assault. KOEI Corporation today announced that Dynasty Warriors 4 is shipping to retailers throughout North America. Consumers can expect to find the game on retail shelves as early as Wednesday, and can still order it through online retailers including ebgames.com, gamestop.com, kbtoys.com, and toysrus.com.
Alienware has taken an unprecedented leap forward with the launch of a new case design for its award-winning desktop systems. Maintaining its position at the forefront of the industry and continuing a strong tradition of innovation, Alienware is the first specialty system builder to offer an exclusive PC case of its own design.
NovaLogic, Inc. is pleased to announce that the eagerly awaited PC Game Delta Force - Black Hawk Down has shipped and will be in stores shortly. Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force - Black Hawk Down is based upon and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns immortalized in the book and movie of the same name. The game follows members of the elite Delta Force, US Army Rangers and 10th Mountain Division as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu.
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