English 'Trains & Trucks Tycoon' Demo

by Thomas on April 11, 2002 @ 6:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games let us know that they got a new English demo of Trains & Trucks Tycoon "upcoming strategy game from UbiSoft & VX Software". You are manager of a transport company in a self-built realistic 3D World. This demo does allow you to explore the world, play the complete tutorial including 2 mini-missions as a start. You will be able to build a network, buy vehicles and assemble schedules and test the simple industry-model. It's available for download from two mirrors at Tiscali Games (67 MB).

Lineage For The Mac

by Thomas on April 11, 2002 @ 6:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation, the world's largest independent online game company, today announced that Lineage for the Mac has recently launched after a successful beta testing period. Full article below!

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost - Site Update

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GSC World released some more info on their upcoming game "S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost". Go check it out. They give more details about the gameplay, different character and story behind the title ( the game is situated in and based on Chernobyl ). After reading all of the info you will HAVE to come to the same conclusion as we did .. this is a title to look out for ! Of course we will keep you up to date on new developments.

'SuperPower' Update Patch v1.01 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher just informed us that they have just released the first update patch (v1.01) for their recently released game "Superpower". The new patch fixes some manual issues, AI fixes and plenty more .. Read more to find a detailed list and links where to grab this 4mb beauty!

Fishtank's 'Silent Storm' - Facts & Screens

by Patrick on April 11, 2002 @ 5:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. As the war rages on, you will lead a squad of elite troopers deep behind enemy lines to perform secret missions and prevent a disaster the true scale of which could be fully appreciated by neither of the involved parties. The fish in our tank send us a few tasty screens to keep us interested .. and they have!

American Conquest - First Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In American Conquest, the latest title from the GSC GAME WORLD stable - makers of the blockbuster Cossacks, you enter the New World in the year 1492! Together with Christopher Columbus there you’ll remain. During the following centuries you’ll fight for supremacy on the new found American continent! Fight alongside the Aztecs and Incas against the conquistadors whose weapons are by far superior. Battle against Europeans kings to gain territory and power, or defend the sacred sites of the Indians against the overwhelming masses of settlers of the Old World. Alternatively, liberate yourself from the tyranny of the European kings, be an American patriot and lay the foundations for a great nation!

Breed - New Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-‘em up, which skilfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player’s perceived freedom within the game world. Three new screens of the USC Darwin, "the mother of all cruisers", for all of us to drool over!

The `Robotech' Video Games Are Coming! - Features

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 4:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. and Mattel, Inc. are pleased to announce that "Robotech: Battlecry " for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox and the Nintendo GameCube video game system, as well as "Robotech: The Macross Saga" for Game Boy Advance, will be released this fall. Based on one of the most successful animated series in the United States, "Robotech: Battlecry" is visually spectacular, featuring the fast-paced action and sweeping drama of the popular television show.

Conquer The Underground World Of 'Sudden Strike 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the special features of the highly anticipated RTS sequel Sudden Strike 2, which has remained hidden so far, is the tunnels. Via a network of underground routes you can covertly cover long distances on a map and surprise your enemy! CDV send us some screens illustrating troops as they enter into a tunnel. The infantry cunningly enters these secret passages only to reappear behind the adversaries’ men moments later. However, not only persons may be sent underground but entire vehicles, as well. Check em out

Fila World Tour Tennis (Xbox) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Promising to be the ultimate PC and Xbox tennis simulation, Fila Tennis (working title) builds upon and extends the formula popularised by Virtua Tennis. Boasting four modes of play, with the promise of 64 player online tournaments, Fila Tennis can not only bring stunning 3D graphics and unprecedented gameplay depth, but also huge in-game Fila branding and endorsement.

Final Fantasy Anthology (PSOne) - Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square is coming up with "Final Fantasy Anthology" for the Playstation. The PSOne title is expected this month, here are some screens. Nothing special to be honest ..

'Gore' Tournament At E3

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher is running a GORE tournament where 6 challengers at a time will battle in the Gore Arena. The grand prize winner will walk away with an awesome Special Edition Voodoo PC Tremor dream computer. If you will be at E3 ENTER NOW!

'World War II: Frontline Command' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters’ forthcoming real-time strategy epic "World War II" will feature an original system dubbed Frontline that gives individual soldiers and units the potential to display everything from heroism to confidence, despair and cowardice, thanks to a new morale-based system. Today we present some of the key features ... and of course some nifty screens to go along with that ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is a new interview on fan site Starfleet Universe with Activision assistant producer Dan Hagerty talking about the upcoming space strategy game "Star Trek Starfleet Command III", being developed by Taldren. RPG Vault serves up a Q&A with Slava Pismenny, director of Primal Software, to discuss their upcoming fantasy RPG "I of the Dragon". Computer and Video Games discloses more details on Ubisoft's "XIII". Producer Julien Bares talks about their partially cel-shaded first-person shooter based on a Belgian comic book.Xbox.com posted an interview with Bungie's Max Hoberman talking about (amongst other things) the recent announcement of HALO selling over 1 million copies, and counting. HomeLAN chats with former British Army member Cameron Spence as he talks about his work as a consultant for SCi's upcoming military action game Conflict: Desert Storm.

New 'Warlords Battlecry II' Patch v1.03 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 10:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This latest patch contains all of the changes and fixes from version 1.02 as well as many more revisions. There are updates for the English, German and French versions of the game. The v1.03 weighs in at about 4mb. Read more for detailed update/fix list and where to grab this puppy

'Aliens Vs Predator 2 : Primal Hunt' - First Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced Sierra's upcoming addon "Aliens Vs Predator 2 : Primal Hunt" and here we are to bring you the first screens ... finger licking good ... needless to say we are on top of this one ... more to come!

'Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project' - Movie

by Thomas on April 10, 2002 @ 10:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment released a new movie trailer for 'Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project', the 3D platform game by Sunstorm. The minute and a half bink movie (19 MB executable) shows some gameplay footage. BonusWeb just tossed up a new New Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project movie "3.5MB" showing some gameplay footage. You find this movie here (the quality is a bit downgraded though). You can also download the mpeg off the worthplaying server here (19mb).

'Aliens Vs Predator 2 : Primal Hunt' - Expansion Pack

by Thomas on April 10, 2002 @ 10:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The saga continues as Sierra Entertainment and Fox Interactive announced today the development of the Aliens versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt expansion pack. Aliens versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt continues the nail-biting terror and suspense from the award-winning Aliens versus Predator 2. With all new single-player and multi-player levels, weapons, and new player characters, this original interlocking story is an all out battle of three of the deadliest species in the universe as the Aliens versus Predator 2 saga begins.

Shrapnel Games to Publish Space HoRSE!

by Thomas on April 10, 2002 @ 9:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced a partnership with Gilligames to publish the developer's newest strategy game, Space HoRSE. A game designed to appeal to all strategy gamers, Space HoRSE brings the allure of old time gaming goodness to a modern game audience.

'Wreckless : The Yakuza Missions' Comes To PS2

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 9:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is bringing the high-speed, high jinx of the best-selling WRECKLESS:The Yakuza Missions video game series to the PS2. The title, which has remained a top-selling game on the Xbox sales charts, takes mission-based driving action to new heights with platform specific features including free-roaming interactive environments, more cars to drive, a variety of sub-mission objectives that unlock game-enhancing cheats and a multiplayer mode for head-to-head action. WRECKLESS:The Yakuza Missions is not yet rated by the ESRB and is expected to ship this fall.