Darkfall Update

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After razorwax released the screenshots featuring the Dwarf Character Model yesterday, they received lots of both praise, criticism and questions from the Darkfall community, on their boards, in emails and on IRC. They therefore decided to post a new Team Comment today, explaining the model, and answering some of the questions raised on their boards. You can find the Dwarf Model Comments here.

Treasure Planet (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Treasure Planet brings Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson's epic adventure of bloodthirsty pirates and buried treasure, not just right up-to-date, but into the future - a future in which the spaceship Legacy is over-run by mutinous pirates, led by the cyborg, John Silver.

Delta Force: Task Force Dagger - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game fiction is based on missions from Operation Enduring Freedom. Take control as 1 of 10 different Special Forces soldiers over 25 intense and varied missions set in Afghanistan. Only the best of the best are selected to become members of the 2/75th RANGER, SEAL Team 6, CIA Spec Ops, the UK SAS 22 Regiment, SFOD-SF Viper Team (Green Berets), Australian SASR, Canadian JTF-2, Marine Force Recon, USAF CSAR (Air Force Para rescue) and of course SFOD-DELTA!

Timekeepers Military World Released For Pc

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK Development Company, Vulcan Software, are proud to announce the release of Military World, the third installment of their simplistically complex puzzle game, Timekeepers, for the PC. Timekeepers is a conversion of the 1995 Amiga Classic with enhanced graphics, new sounds and music, and additional character animations. Compared to Lemmings in it's day, but instead of assigning commands to the characters, the command icons are pasted directly onto the level terrain. The Timekeepers obey the commands as they walk over them.

WWE Smackdown! 4: Shut Your Mouth (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In one corner stands the immortal Hulk Hogan. In the other stands the Undisputed World Wrestling Champion Triple H. Tensions mount, but suddenly Y2J’s music blares as he enters the arena and grabs the mic. Fans boo and chant “has-been”! Backstage, The Great One gets ready to layeth the smacketh down while Mr. McMahon sits with his personal assistant Stacy Keibler. It’s SmackDown! as you’ve never seen it before for the PlayStation 2. All-new Superstars, enhanced season mode and more matches then ever. Check out our new screens!

Dragon Claw Studio Announce Official Release of FaitH

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FaitH is a massively multiplayer web-based strategy and role-playing game with 2-dimensional graphics and an interface that's out of this world! And you wanted quests? Read more below for full pressrelease!

FireStarter - New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game is set in year 2010 where player's conscience is entrapped by an up-to-date virus-infected virtual reality-playing machine called FireStarter. The virus-caused failure resulted in computer changing the rules of the game - to break out of the trap, the player is to complete the game within 48 hours. Immerse in an unbelievable world, created by super-modern playing machine, where you are to make it a winner of the adrenaline-brimming action....

'Soldier Of Fortune II' - Update Patch Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision released another batch of screenshots from the upcoming Soldier of Fortune 2 patch. The patch for Raven's First Person Shooter is to be expected somewhere mid next week. The screens show off some of the new maps that will be included. Njoy!

''America's Army : Recon'' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA jumped the gun and is first to offer the Recon demo of America's Army: Operations, the free first-person shooter game that was developed by the U.S. Army using the Unreal engine. Wonder why NViDIA was in a rush, sure a few other sites wont be too happy about this. Read more for details and links where to grab it ... (Thanks Blues).

'City Of Heroes' Powers Revealed

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What Claws, Super Speed and Body Armor can do for you. City of Heroes Powers Cryptic Studios has revealed three new powers that will be available in its upcoming online Super Hero role-playing game, City of Heroes Today the offer details on Super Speed, Claws and Body Armor. (thanks Gamespy)

Day Of Defeat 3.0 Is Coming!

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve and the Day of Defeat team today announced an official partnership for continued development of the World War II-based Half-Life MOD. In addition, Day of Defeat 3.0 is due to launch next week, and will mark the introduction of new missions and gameplay types, a new player class, and more. First shown at the Third Annual Half-Life MOD Expo in San Francisco late last year, Day of Defeat is a team-based action game based upon the great battles, equipment, and scenarios of WWII. For more information, visit the Day Of Defeat Mod Site.

Colin McRae Rally 3's Cars Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 3 is about giving gamers the professional rally driving experience in what’s being touted as one of the most anticipated games of the year. Today Codemasters reveals the full list of rally-spec cars and stages that will be featured in the game. Check these awesome looking new screens!

MIB2 Opens With Music By Chance Thomas (Quest For Glory V)

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chance Thomas, the award-winning composer most widely known for his innovative work in interactive games, has created the music for The ChubbChubbs, which is currently playing at 1500 theaters nationwide in front of this summer’s blockbuster movie, Men In Black 2. Released by Columbia Pictures, The ChubbChubbs is a CG animated short film developed and produced by Sony Pictures’ Imageworks.

SplashDown (Xbox) Splashes Into Stores - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 11:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc announced today that the wild water racer, "Splashdown" has shipped to stores for the Xbox. Published under the Company's Atari brand, "Splashdown" is already a smash hit on the PS2. "Splashdown" for Xbox boasts superior graphics and two never-before-seen levels to enhance the cast of crazy characters and Sea-Doo watercraft. Njoy the screens & expect a review soon!

'Jazz & Faust' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 10:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company has just informed us that they released the first patch for Jazz And Faust (developed by Saturn Plus) bringing their just released 3D Adventure game to v1.1! Seems it mainly fixes some gfx card issues. Read more for details and links where to grab it!

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' Available In Stores NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not that this came as a surprise but Blizzard just announced that Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos is now available at retailers worldwide. With initial orders of over 4.5 million copies, the release of Warcraft III represents the biggest worldwide launch in PC-gaming history. "We're really excited that people are now able to pick up a copy of Warcraft III and start playing the complete game," stated Mike Morhaime, Blizzard Entertainment president and co-founder. "We hope players will enjoy what they see, and we look forward to hearing their thoughts about the game."

Patrician II Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have come up with a new patch for Patrician II. There are 2 seperate patches, one for the US/UK version (upgrading Patrician II to v1.1) and one for the Dutch version (updating Patrician II to v1.2). If you dont know what Patrician II is about, click here to read our review. Otherwise read more for fix list and links where to grab the patches.

Imperium Galactica III: Genesis demo

by Thomas on July 3, 2002 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

3DGamers today tossed up the long-promised playable demo (65MB) of Imperium Galactica III: Genesis. This demo offering you to try out this space strategy game that is in the works at Philos Entertainment. The demo contains one mission from the full game and "was especially developed for use with the new Matrox Parphelia graphics card, but also runs on any other modern 3D graphics accelerator board."

New Darkfall Screens

by Thomas on July 3, 2002 @ 5:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the official site for Darkfall got 2 new screenshots from the pre-alpha version. Todays screenshots feature an early version of the male dwarf character model, and the Darkfall backpack (inventory). You can find the screenshots here.

Gothic II - Screens

by Thomas on July 3, 2002 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When you enter the world of Gothic you must prepare to be consumed by a landscape unlike any you will have encountered before and when you take on the challenge of Gothic you must be prepared to face your ultimate quest. Five sword-wielding screenshots to check out below!