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'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Screens

by Rainier on July 13, 2003 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest installment in the award-winning series, Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria is a unique blend of role playing and turn-based strategy gaming. Set in the troubled land of Etheria, old foes such as Dwarves, Elves, and Orcs have resumed their ancient hostilities and the Undead legions of Lord Bane have returned. The game centers on the actions of your Warlord, who plays a pivotal role in the success or failure of your military efforts. Read more to check some new screens ...

'The Third Reich' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on July 13, 2003 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The people behind The Third Reich UT mod have released an updated version. This v1.2 mod adds new scopes, fixes several bugs & crashes, adds 4 new maps, adresses HUD issues and general improvements... The v1.2 comes in a full package as well as upgrade patch from v1.1, and there is also a full standalone (windows) server package. Read more for some v1.2 screens and download links ...

'PlanetSide' & 'Midnight Club II' - Multiplayer Demo On FilePlanet

by Rainier on July 12, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FilePlanet has posted up another one of their exclusive downloads for their FP & Founders subscribers, offering a free seven day trial of SOE's massively multiplayer first person shooter PlanetSide. The download is 1.5gig large, so it might actually take you 7 days to get it as well. Also for their FilePlanet & Founders subscribers is a another exclusive download of Rockstar's urban racing game Midnight Club II. The multiplayer demo includes the LA level with three cars and four modes of play for up to eight players.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 12, 2003 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Escape Velocity Nova' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 12, 2003 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Escape Velocity Nova' is the third game in the Escape Velocity series, and is by far the most ambitious installment to date. With a completely redesigned gaming engine, EV Nova thrusts you into a sprawling universe dominated by a myriad of warring factions, each sharing a common bond, but so philosophically different as to make conflict inevitable. You can now try Ambrosia Software's space simulation game for 30 free days then you have to register (if you want to play on that is). Read more for download links ...

'Jungle Warfare' - Beta 1 Now Available

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 11:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jungle Warfare is a new mod for Unreal Tournament 2003 and the first public beta is now available for download. Jungle Warfare is a blend of realism and unrealism. It features a huge range of modern weaponry and provides team and class based gameplay that is frantic, fun, but at the same time, realistic to a certain degree. There is already a small patch available which fixes some bugs & various issues. This mod is an entry in Epic's "Make Something Unreal" contest. Read more for download links ...

'Counterstrike 1.6' Available Now Via Steam

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vavle just send over word that the Steam Beta is entering its final phase, and is now open to the public. To enter this beta, simply download and run the 500K installer. Steam, a broadband platform for the deliver and management of digital content, currently features a variety of Valve games including Counter-Strike 1.6, which introduces the new riot shield, the official CS bot and more. Visit the Steam Powered website or read more for details & download links ...

'NFL Street' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 1:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the developers of Madden NFL Football comes a new brand of football where style is BIG: NFL STREET. NFL STREET blends fast paced arcade action with street culture to create a unique new gameplay experience where NFL stars become larger than life personalities. Players battle to earn the enhanced gear and attributes necessary to dominate the urban environments. Read more for some new screens...

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Map Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected & announced, the Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Map Editor is now available for download. This will allow anyone to create maps and content for Enemy Territory. Please note, these tools are not supported by Activision, id Software, or Splash Damage. Help is available via a community forum located right here where you'll find open discussions on working with the editor.

Diablo Veteran to Lead Blizzard North Development Team

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment today announced that lead programmer Rick Seis has accepted the role of development team lead for Blizzard North. In his new position, Seis will focus on leading Blizzard North's concentrated team of developers while assuming the day-to-day responsibilities for maintaining and promoting the group's success. Additionally, Blizzard North will be streamlining their teams into one core group in order to focus their development efforts on one key project. Further information regarding the specifics of their next project will be announced at a future date.

'Breed' - Delayed Until September

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The release of the new tactical 3D action-shooter BREED will be postponed and put off until September. Many fans from the BREED community and the entire action-shooter scene had made worthwhile suggestions. The British BREED developer, Brat Designs, took these suggestions to heart and even further increased the game's complexity. Since the publication of the beta demo at the beginning of June, the 3D action-shooter has undergone a lot of fine tuning. The full support of DirectX9 and NVIDIA's enhanced rendering technology have turned BREED into a visual masterpiece!

'OutRun 2' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Talk about golden oldies! Already known as a big rumour but today Sega Japan officially announced that they are working on a follow-up to the classic arcade racing game created by Yu-Suzuki in 1986, OutRun 2. The game is currently being developed for the Chihiro arcade board and is expected to be available this Winter in Japan. The Chihiro arcade board is similar to the Xbox hardware, so more rumours predict that we may expect a port shortly after (thanks TVG). Read more for some screens...

'Soccer Manager Pro' - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lead your team to the championship. Surprise your opponents with a range of tactics, optmise training programs and negotiate with your advertising partners down to the very last euro. Experience exciting football matches with fun and depth for 1-4 players. Soccer Manager Pro unites a stunning 3D-Graphics engine with tactical possibilities never before seen. Instruct your team and watch how each of your plays is accurately conveyed on the 3D pitch. Shout commands to your players and change your tactics at any time. Read more for some new screens ...

'Area 51' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Facts & Features

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

And they go for a hattrick as Midway Games Inc. announced today that Area 51, the ultimate "sci-fi meets government cover-up" first-person shooter videogame, is scheduled to ship in 2004 for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Read more for additional details ...

'Justice League' (GBA) Announced

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that it will ship a new videogame based on the hit animated Cartoon Network television series, Justice League, for next-generation platforms in 2004. Read more for details ...

'NARC' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) Announced - Facts & Features

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed during the E3, Midway Games Inc. today officially announced that NARC, a stylized third-person action/shooter game, is in development and expected to ship in 2004 for the PS2, Xbox and GameCube. Read more for details and features ...

'War Times' - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Times is a Real-Time Strategy game that lets players follow the tumultuous era of the Second World War through the actions of Germany, Great Britain, the USA or the USSR; each nation is totally different and uses unique strategies in their attack and defense and all the campaigns are based on real historical events, bringing an unparalleled realism to the fight. Check the new screens...

'BF1942: Battle of Britain' Map Available NOW

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected EA has now released the free Battle of Britain map for BattleField 1942. The objective-based map includes the German Junkers Ju88 heavy bombers and a host of British coastal defenses, including squadrons of Spitfires and the newly developed radar defense towers. The Germans must disable the RAF's coastal defense towers and the Harwich Weapons Factory for Operation Sea Lion to have a chance of success. To win, the Germans must destroy the five objectives before their ticket count hits zero, while the British must defend the objectives until the German tickets run out. The new map requires the latest v1.4 patch installed. Read more for download links ...

'Phantasy Star Online Episode III: C.A.R.D. Revolution' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Online Episode III: C.A.R.D. Revolution expands the Phantasy Star Online (PSO) universe, offering a new style of strategic combat. Combining the excitement of card collection and deck settings with team-based battle tactics, PSO Episode III allows users to chat in the lobby about status upgrades and tactics, and then journey to the planet surface to engage in strategic combat using a turn-based Card system. The game continues the story arc of the previous PSO games, as players once again become Hunters and explore the mysteries of the planet Ragol. Featuring both online and offline play, as well as multiplayer modes, PSO Episode III adds new content and players to the ever-growing PSO community.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News