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'Republic: The Revolution' - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2003 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the fall of the mighty Soviet Union, the Republic of Novistrana verges on collapse, and numerous factions struggle for power. Starting with nothing more than a small base of local support, challenge the state and build a nationwide faction powerful enough to oust the President and enforce a new Republic…by any means necessary. Check the 6 new screens ...

Sony Snags Official Formula 1 License For Another 4 Years

by Rainier on June 16, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is pleased to announce the continuation of the multi-million selling Formula One series. The only game to be officially licensed by Formula One Administration Ltd, FORMULA ONE 2003 will be released in July this year. Benefiting from a brand new deal signed with Formula One Administration Ltd, the FORMULA ONE franchise will now be exclusive to SCEE and to PlayStation2 for the next four years, ensuring unparalleled accuracy and the closest experience to being an F1 driver you'll get on any platform.

Sega Announces The Official Launch of 'Legacy Online'

by Rainier on June 16, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sega.com, Inc. announced today the official launch of "Legacy Online," a massively multi-player online strategy game for the PC. Developed by Oceanus Communications, a privately held Internet software company based in Ottawa, Canada, Legacy Online provides gamers with the ultimate network gaming experience. Shortly following the launch of the game, Sega.com will be conducting MMOG Tournaments where Legacy Online players can compete to earn the right to name a new planet.

Thrustmaster Introduces The 'Enzo Force Feedback Racing Wheel'

by Rainier on June 16, 2003 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing its close partnership with the prestigious Prancing Horse-brand automaker and its history of unique and innovative accessories, Thrustmaster is thrilled to announce the release of the Enzo Force Feedback Racing Wheel. Bringing the power and precision of the Enzo Ferrari, Ferrari's mechanical and technological pinnacle, the Enzo Force Feedback Racing Wheel is compatible with all PlayStation 2 and PC games for maximum versatility and enjoyment.

'Charlie's Angels' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2003 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's greatest secret weapon is being unleashed for the first time on videogame consoles as Natalie, Dylan, Alex and Bosley unite once again for an all-new, action-packed adventure. Incorporating a completely new and unique storyline, the Angels will go undercover to unravel a worldwide mystery and foil the devious plans of a criminal mastermind threatening to steal the world's most famous monuments. Read more and check out these sexy screens!

'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004' (Xbox/PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2003 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2004 is the most comprehensive and most competitive golf game available. This year you have the chance to create and build the ultimate golfer to take on the TOUR and dominate the world. Whether you play the prestigious PGA TOUR courses or the original design characters, there is something for every golf fan in this game. EA SPORTSTM, continuing its exclusive partnership with the PGA TOUR and the world's best and most famous golfer, Tiger Woods, delivers the most realistic golf simulation for fans of console golf. Check the new batch of Xbox, PS2 and Gamecube screens...

'Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 16, 2003 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A series of grisly murders brings Lara into conflict with a sinister Alchemist from the past, and a secret alliance of powerful individuals shrouded in mystery. Accused of the murder of her one time mentor, Lara Croft becomes a fugitive on the run. Pursued by the police, she follows the Alchemist into a dark world of blood, betrayal and vengeance where it is up to her to defeat this unholy alliance, and stop them from unleashing their incredible powers on the world. A few new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 16, 2003 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Need For Speed Underground' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2003 @ 11:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out the new screens!

'Pirates of the Burning Sea' - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2003 @ 10:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pirates is broadband only, with high-end hardware specifications for graphics -- a GeForce 3 or better is required in at least a 1GHZ machine, and the game is optimized for the latest DirectX 9.0-class cards. Pirates is being published on-line directly to gamers using Valve's new Steam technology. This is the same delivery system used by Half-Life 2 and Counterstrike 2. Check out the new seaworthy screens ...

'Alfa: AntiTerror' - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2003 @ 10:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mistland (Paradise Cracked develoeprs) have another project lined up for the near future, "Alfa:AntiTerror" (expected 1st quarter 2004). The sad reality of life in many countries. The global problem of modern times. A war, which can neither be won nor lost. The unpromising forecasts of scientists and experts concerning further development of things. Terrorism is waiting for our answer. An answer we are about to deliver. Read more for details and 4 new screens ...

'Eve of Destruction' - 12% Fix Available NOW

by Rainier on June 15, 2003 @ 10:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eve of Destruction is a mod Battlefield 1942, and they have released a 12% "fix" of the final product. Eve Of Destruction will contain not only new skins, vehicles and new objects, it features 8 complete new custom maps. Each map is different in their own way (from realistic to fun maps) and partially adapted to the Indochina Vietnam Conflict. This little fix upgrades your Eve Of Destruction mod to '12%' and brings balance to all maps and fixes many bugs for a good gaming experience. The patch cannot make 10% to 12%, so you need 11% installed. Read more for download links ...

'Ghost Master' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 15, 2003 @ 10:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grim spectres, mischievous gremlins, howling banshees, things that go bump in the night... and that's just your starting team! As an afterlife civil servant sent to Gravenville by the Haunter Committee, frighten lowly mortals from their homes and places of work in a game that puts you in charge of legions of ghosts, ghouls and spirits! Your mission: manage resources to scare and manipulate people, then discover the secrets behind Gravenville... Sick Puppies and Empire Interactive have now released the English version of their playable demo for Ghost Master. The demo includes the intro and one tutorial mission with the appropriate name "Haunting 101." Read more for download links ...

'Rise Of Nations' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 15, 2003 @ 9:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MicroSoft/Big Huge Games have released a new patch for their recently released RTS game Rise Of Nations. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.02 and improves various multiplayer issues, but also a Conquer the World crash, auto-patch system support, and more. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Battlefield: 1942' - Eternal Silence Mod

by Thomas on June 14, 2003 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Alpha release of Eternal Silence mod for Battlefield: 1942, takes the game into deep space. Climb aboard huge ships and duke it out in desolate, low-atmosphere conditions. Featuring appropriately new vehicles, weapons, and custom classes, it all looks quite promising, indeed. The mod is 32MB to grab and you find it here!

'Chaser' Multiplayer Demo Next Week

by Thomas on June 14, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blues let us know that the official Chaser site is updated with some information regarding Cauldron's first-person shooter MP demo: Here is the clip:

We would like to inform you that we are looking forward for a release of the official Chaser Multiplayer (MP) Demo by the end of the upcoming week. The beta test of the MP Demo is still going on and progressing well.

The official Chaser MP Demo will include two game modes: Deathmatch and Shock Troops. The Deathmatch map is "Building Site". There will be also two Shock Troops maps available: "Final Strike" and "Building Strike". You will find more info about the Multiplayer Modes here.

We are also planning to have official servers with different settings available for the release of the MP Demo. These servers will be based in Germany and UK to guarantee proper connections. More info regarding the servers will be available in the upcoming week.

Be prepared for some stunning action fights once the MP Demo is released. Marc 'Plex' Olbertz Community Manager

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' (PS2/XB) - Renders

by Thomas on June 14, 2003 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this gritty and darkly humorous 3rd person action adventure, players join the courageous Brotherhood of Steel, whose mission is to maintain peace in the grim post-nuclear world of Fallout. Challenged by hordes of ghouls, mutants and other radioactive nightmares, players utilize a combination of intense combat strategies including melee, ranged weapons and explosives to fulfill their daunting task of defeating the mutant army in hopes of restoring humanity in a nearly unlivable universe. Welcome to the wasteland. Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel is coming to the PS2 and Xbox in Q4 2003... Check out the new renders Interplay send us today!

'Against Rome' - Screenshot

by Thomas on June 14, 2003 @ 6:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence... Check out a new screenshot below!

'Operation Flashpoint' - Gaming News

by Thomas on June 14, 2003 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters community liaison officer Michael Rowland send over some Op Flashpoint news this morning:

Xbox Flashpoint will be using an upgraded engine using some elements from the Flashpoint 2 engine. Graphical elements like vehicle and character models and vegetation have been vastly improved upon and look much smoother and realistic. Yes we now have real looking trees, not those polygonal ones but realistic round ones.. Read the rest below!

'Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb' (PS2) Has Gone Gold!

by Rainier on June 13, 2003 @ 5:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts just let us know that Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb for PS2 has Gone Gold and will be in stores June 26th! While you're anxiously awaiting your PS2 retail copies, please visit the official site to see what's new! Indy's latest adventure plays out in dramatic fashion thanks to new gameplay features such as brawling combat. This time, in addition to using his trademark whip and pistol, Indy can engage in fierce hand-to-hand combat against foes, many of whom are well-versed in martial arts. Improvised weapons such as shovels, chairs and table legs also can be used to fend off adversaries. The result is a more immersive and more Indy-like gameplay experience, set amidst spine-tingling movie-like action sequences, such as a rickshaw chase in Hong Kong and a spectacular battle atop moving gondolas in the South China Sea area.