'Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It's not just the outstanding technology, the rich details and the variety of units that make Codename: PANZERS such a hit, but also the diversified level design. Whether you plan an attack on a French bunker, relive the landing on the beaches of Normandy a, circle over a Polish city by night in a Stuka or wage battle in the icy cold Ardennes: PANZERS will also captivate you and never let you go. check these new screens ...

Strategy First Signs 'Cops 2170: The Power Of Law' - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First Inc. and developer MiST land announced today that the futuristic tactical strategy game COPS 2170: The Power of Law will be released for the PC in North America in May 2004. COPS 2170: The Power of Law is a colorful hybrid of tactical strategy and RPG elements where players take on the role of a rookie cop as she patrols the mean streets of a futuristic, cyberpunk metropolis. Read more for details and a few new screens ...

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime... Read more to check out some new screens ...

'The Egyptian Prophecy' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ramses is doomed by what appears to be an evil curse surrounding this pact. His fate lies in the hands of one… Maia, a beautiful young sorceress favoured by the gods. If she fails to uncover the mystery, Ramses will die, and with him Egypt shall fall. This first person adventure has an easy to use point-and-click interface with high quality cinematics, and integrated 3D real-time puzzles. Read more for new screens and trailer ...

'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' Gets Endorsement

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

New Britsoft publisher Digital Jesters and French developer Cyanide Studios have landed the endorsement of the season by reaching an agreement with Premier Rugby Limited to secure the license for its forthcoming PC title Pro Rugby Manager 2004. Read more for details ...

'Knights Of Honor' - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. A unique Knight-management system will offer you brand new possibilities to enhance your personal strategy. Read more for new screens showing off the highest development level of the citadel, the trench and drawbridge...

Strategy First teams up with Trymedia

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PC Game publisher/developer Strategy First is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership with Trymedia Systems to use their unique distribution technology; ActiveMARK to bring SFI titles to a larger market. Read more for details...

DreamCatcher & MindScape Sign UK Distribution Deal

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 2:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mindscape UK today announced the signing of a new distribution partnership with DreamCatcher Europe. The new deal includes the entire output from both the DreamCatcher and Adventure Company labels. A total of 20 titles are scheduled for release across PC, X-Box and PS2 in 2004.

'Pool Paradise' (NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

InPool Paradise players spend their days playing pool on an amazing fully-animated South Pacific island where sun rises and falls from day to night whilst the sea rolls ashore and the palm trees blow sway in the cool ocean breeze. Archer Maclean's Pool Paradise will be released on PlayStation 2, Game Cube, Xbox and PC in March 2004, and sees the reunion of the code genius and Jimmy White for their fourth collaborative title. Read more for details & screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Soldiers: Heroes of World War II' - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Soldiers: Heroes of World War II (previously known as Outfront) is a dramatic, fast-paced tactical strategy game, due summer 2004 exclusively for PC. Created by Ukrainian company Best Way, under the development title of "OutFront", Soldiers is a further signing for Codemasters from 1C Company. Codemasters will also publish two other 1C Company titles: Perimeter and Wartime Command. Read more for new & awesome screens...

'Ice Nine' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ice Nine takes place in first person mode. The player will not only have access to gadgets such as bugs and a high-tech PDA but also heavy ballistic equipment such as rocket launchers and remote mines. The player is also able to take on many disguises in the course of the game from enemies he has neutralized. Mission briefings are supplied at the beginning of each mission, and also updated mid-mission as the scenario changes to reflect the player's decisions. Read more for screens ...

'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 8:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Haemimont has released a new patch for their RTS Celtic Kings: Rage of War. This update brings you retail game to v1.16 and improves Win98 and SBLive! compatibility, adds several performance enhancements, several crash bugs fixed, and significantly improved network code. It also includes the four bonus maps Defenders, Return to the Throne, The Fall of Avalon and Ascendency (thanks Blues). Read more for download links ...

'Mythora' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 8:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It's been quite for a few months on the Mythora front but developer Nawar has released some more game details on their upcoming RPG Mythora. To be published by Edge Games, it is scheduled for Q1 2004. Mythora features 500 locatrions spread over 4 continents, sporting over 45 spells etc. Read more for details, gamestory & screens ...

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 7:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Being "Massively Multiplayer," World of Warcraft allows thousands of players to interact within the same world. Whether adventuring together or fighting against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory. Check these new screens ...

'Splinter Cell : Pandora Tomorrow' (Xbox/PC) Has Gone Gold

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 5:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As we announced yesterday, Ubisoft held an irc community chat last night and while there was not much new being said the only REAL interesting part was the fact that Ubisoft Producer Domitille Doat revealed 'Splinter Cell : Pandora Tomorrow' has been approved by Microsoft, meaning it went gold. Not quite sure whether this counts for both the Xbox as well as the PC version, but we assume so. Now that the cat is out of the bag, an official announcement should be available soon. . 'Splinter Cell : Pandora Tomorrow' is expected in stores March 25th.

Online Gaming Replaces Watching TV

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 5:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The newest hit during prime time television hours is not showing on any of the major networks. Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. said today the audience for online gaming with the PlayStation2 grew to 2.6 million this month and the majority of gamers were online during traditional prime time television hours.

'GameRiot' Hits The Road

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 4:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Games Media Properties today announced that its GameRiot expo will embark on its second national tour entertaining 75,000 gamers in 30 cities, from March through May, with the hottest releases from Microsoft Game Studio, Electronic Arts, Activision, Ubisoft, and other leading publishers. Xbox has joined as GameRiot’s lead sponsor and the exclusive console platform of GameRiot, and NVIDIA Corporation will present the NVIDIA PC Gaming Zone.

'Xbox Next' Will Have No HardDrive

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 4:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In an interview with Israel-based Globes, M-Systems' President and CEO, Dov Moran, confirmed that the Xbox 2 won't have a hard disc drive. When asked about its technology development agreement with Microsoft Corporation, Mr Moran said: ”It’s a cooperation agreement. The potential isn’t clear, but it’s in the billions of dollars. Microsoft has taken the hard disk out of its Xbox. The only thing left will be a CD; that’s all. At some point, when users want to save their e-mail messages, copy music, or anything like that, the only storage they’ll have is what we give them. It’s worth hundreds of millions to the company, spread over a few years, and we’ll be the main supplier for it; and I hope the sole supplier (thanks TeamXbox</).

'Gun Warrior' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 2:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Gun Warrior' (previously known as Gunfighter) is an action shooter game placed in the realities of Wild West. The major Player's activity is eliminating hundreds enemies passing through mission-based bloody journey as well as during the duels. Gun Warrior is not only mission-based shooter. The length play of game has been increased by implementing three extra game modes: Target Range trainings, Multiplayer duels, and Gunfighter's Tournament. Read more for new screens...