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'Dynasty Tactics 2' (PS2) Coming To The US - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2003 @ 11:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Dynasty Tactics series chronicles the turmoil that took place after the fall of China’s Han Empire. The civil war that followed was a dagger into the heart of China. Bandits, warlords, and legions of mercenaries ravaged the once noble land, and ripped the empire into three warring states. On those battlefields, the heroes of the Three Kingdoms were born.

'Realms of Torment' - Site Update

by Thomas on May 4, 2003 @ 3:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Realms of Torment site is updated with descriptions of the 16 gods of Krel. Realms of Torment is a MMORPG developed by Quad Software and Maxim Software based in Europe for Limitless Horizons Entertainment LLC based in the United States.

'Impossible Creatures' - Get Ten Bonus Animals

by Thomas on May 4, 2003 @ 3:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News is offering a new unlocking tool for Relic Entertainments real-time strategy game, Impossible Creatures. This unlocking tool (1.5MB) opens up following ten bonus animals.

  • Dolphin
  • Garfish
  • Horse
  • Kangaroo
  • Moose
  • Rattlesnake
  • Raven
  • Walrus
  • Warthog
  • Wooly Mammoth

    Read more about it and download it here!

'Battlefield 1942' Vehicle: German Sturmmorser Tiger (Sturmtiger)

by Thomas on May 4, 2003 @ 3:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Battlefield 1942 is updated with a new Vehicle, the German Sturmmorser Tiger (Sturmtiger). When the Germans needed a powerful field vehicle to destroy fortified positions, the idea to merge a heavy 38cm naval mortar (used to bust submarines) with a Tiger I tank chassis gave birth to the Sturmtiger. Watch out for this rolling bunker buster.

'Ultima-X' - New MMORPG

by Thomas on May 4, 2003 @ 2:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UO Stratics let us know (thanks Blues) that the latest issue of GMR Magazine has the following quote in their June 2003 Issue on Page 21, written by Jeff Green of Computer Gaming World:

"The really exciting news this month should be going public as you read this. For over a year now, Origin has been quietly woodshedding Ultima-X its new MMORPG. And it’s going to surprise you. I can't say anything just yet except maybe three quick words: Unreal Warfare engine. Watch this one. EA surprised everyone when Battlefield 1942 showed up out of nowhere last year. They may do it again."

Square Enix U.S.A. E3 Line Up

by Thomas on May 4, 2003 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Making its first E3 appearance since the recent merger between Square and Enix, Square Enix U.S.A. is poised to take role-playing games (RPGs) to the next level with a variety of innovative titles. Read more for their complete (GBA NGC PC PS2) line up!

'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' - Site Update

by Thomas on May 4, 2003 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic site is updated with new screens, new weapons and much more. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is a upcoming single player RPG from BioWare.

'Half-Life 2' - Screens

by Peter on May 3, 2003 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The French site tossed up some new screens from Valve Softwares upcoming fast-paced action 'Half-Life 2'. The game will make its public debut at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Check out the screens here!

'Face of Mankind' - Screens

by Thomas on May 3, 2003 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Face of Mankind is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) in a persistent world. Thousands of players throughout the world can compete in a realistic and futuristic world of the 24th century. It combines an epic story-driven mission system over years with a complex economic system which can also affect the story deeply. Face of Mankind tells the epic story of good and evil, justice and intrigues where we have to find our destiny.

'Wakeboarding Unleashed' (PS2/XB) - Soundtrack Announcement

by Thomas on May 3, 2003 @ 12:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big waves collide with kick-ass rock on the soundtrack of Activision, Inc.’s upcoming Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray video game. Eighteen guitar fuelled tracks will be featured when the game is released this summer for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Read more for the full list of artists!

'Armed & Dangerous' (PC/XB) Announced

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following its rich tradition of intelligently crafted gameplay and wry humor, LucasArts announces Armed & Dangerous, a blast-happy action game about a smack-talking group of gun-toting rebels, a ridiculously impossible quest, and weapons that cause really, really big explosions. The game is being developed in conjunction with Planet Moon Studios and is expected to release winter 2003 for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and PC.

Wanadoo E3 Lineup

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wanadoo just send over their new E3 lineup of titles for 2003/2004. They will be showcasing titles developed by well known and respected studios such as 'super-developer' Rebellion (Aliens Vs. Predator, Judge Dredd), Wide Games (Prisoner of War) and Spellbound (Robin Hood) among others; developer team members will be on-hand to demo their forthcoming games... Read more to check out their E3 lineup!

'Command & Conquer Generals' Triumphs At Retail Outlets Nationwide

by Thomas on May 2, 2003 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command & Conquer Generals, from Electronic Arts has taken the market by storm claiming victory at retail outlets nationwide for two consecutive months. The modern warfare-based game has been ranked the No. 1 selling PC game for February and March, according to NPD Group/NPD TechWorld.

'IndyCar Series' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has confirmed that IndyCar Series, the official video game of the U.S. open-wheel Indy Racing League, has gone gold. The title will ship to retail outlets nationwide for the PlayStation2 on May 20 – prior to the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500), the largest attended one-day sporting event in the world. Dedicated versions for the Xbox and PC-CD ROM to follow shortly.

Beyond Good & Evil (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the truth and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds. Check these spiffy new PS2 screens ...

'Star Trek Elite Force II' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation® universe, Star Trek Elite Force II allows players to break out of the confines of ship bulkheads and spacestation corridors to explore all new locations including alien worlds and zero-g environments. New and more powerful weapons will be at the player’s disposal and branching levels offer a more varied gameplay experience. As announced the singleplayer demo has npow been released allowing you to try out two missions from Ritual's Star Trek shooter sequel. Read more for download links ...

'Rebels Prison Escape' Revealed

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebels Prison Escape is a real-time tactical 3D game, ingenious melting of Infiltration, Escape and final Sabotage through 6 original and huge worlds, offering indoor and outdoor levels. You take control of a team of 5 unique characters, each of whom possesses their own individual characteristics and skills to protect. They can use voodoo magical curse, charm, illusionism, sciences but also brute force !

'Pure Pinball' - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pure Pinball was announced gold a few days ago, today we have a fresh batch of screens to easy the wait. With super-responsive flipper control and ball movement, Pure Pinball gives players the feeling of experiencing full size pinball machines on hand. Featuring the Excessive Speed, World War, and Runaway Train pinball tables, Pure Pinball delivers an unprecedented level of silver-ball realism, making it the state-of-the-art computer pinball simulation of all time. Read more to check out the screens...

Empire's Budget Label 'Xplosiv' Goes PS2

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire announces that it has finalised the launch plans for PS2 budget titles in 2003. The budget line up will launch with six titles from last year including Victorious Boxers, Kuri Kuri Mix, Driven, Wild Wild Racing and Endgame as well as Psyvariar, an arcade shoot'em-up previously unreleased in Europe. The new titles will retail at the £14.99 price point. Further titles have also been signed for roll-out in release batches scheduled throughout the remainder of 2003.

'The Boss: La Cosa Nostra' - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Boss: La Cosa Nostra, Heksplex's Mafia based RTS game with a strong dose of management simulation and some RPG elements, is near completion, a demo will be shown at E3. You will organize, manage and grow a mob “family” through various legal and illegal activities with the ultimate goal of defeating rival Mafia families and becoming the boss of bosses - capo di tutti capi. Read more for details and a batch of screens ...