Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Project Timeless' - Beta Mod Client

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 10:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Timeless is a multi-player only 3D-Shooter mod for Half-Life (will also be adapted for HL2). The PT mod features complex campaigns, detailed player models, breathtaking weapons, tactical gameplay. mp3 player, radar, etc. Yesterday we had the win32/Linux server files, today the v1.0 beta client files (self-extracting Installer) are now available. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 10:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Need For Speed - Trailer
  • XIII - Trailer
  • Sonic Heroes - Trailer
  • NBA Live 2004 - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire' Revealed

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 7:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strage First has put up the product page for JA2: Wildfire, in development at I-Deal Games Studios, no specific release date. Wildfire, created by Serge "Wildfire" Popov, a well known pioneer in the JA2 community includes changes to all weapons, landscapes, structures, missions, enemies and the AI. All elements within the game were altered to make it more realistic bringing it closer to real-life. Wildfire takes you back to Arulco, its economy has completely collapsed and the country has now become a base for international drug cartels. Export of precious metals, which was the foundation of Arulco’s economy, is now just a cover for the extensive export of drugs into North America (thanks Blues).

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 2:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

1C Company and Pointsoft Interactive have signed a Pan-European distribution deal for Vivisector: Beast Inside. Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline. Mysterious Dr. Morhead built a laboratory on the remote Soreo Isle and resumed his hideous experiments... Violating the very foundations of nature, his work was aimed at the creation of a new form of living being - animals that look, feel and behave more like humans. Read more for some new screens ...

'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 2:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence... Check out some new screens below!

'Sonic Heroes' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 1:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA’s legendary mascot Sonic The Hedgehog makes his historic multi-platform debut and embarks on his biggest adventure ever, with his trademark blazing speed and a new gameplay twist in “Sonic Heroes.” Read more for 40+ new screens or check the new trailer...

Intel Takes Gaming To The Extreme

by Thomas on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 12:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Intel Corporation today introduced the Intel Pentium 4 processor Extreme Edition supporting Hyper-Threading (HT) Technology** at 3.20 GHz. High-performance computers based on this new processor are designed for high-end gamers and computing enthusiasts and are now available from system manufacturers worldwide.

New V9980 Ultra/TVD Graphics Card Announced

by Thomas on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS) today announced the new ASUS V9980 Ultra/TVD graphics card. The ASUS V9980 Ultra/TVD comes equipped with the latest ASUS-specific award-winning features and NVIDIA's GeForce FXTM 5950 Ultra Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), which powers both ultimate excellent cinematic resolution and fierce graphics computing power.

ASUS RADEON 9800XT Graphics Card Limited Edition Announced

by Thomas on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 12:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In celebration of its record shipments of 700,000 units in September, ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), a worldwide leader in high-performance graphics solutions, today released a limited edition for the ASUS RADEON 9800XT graphics card. As well as all the cutting-edge features, powerful performance, bundled games and accessories in the original package, this collector's item also comes in a stylish black case and bundles a USB 2.0-based 7-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, 3.3V SM, MD, Type I/II CF, MS, MS Pro) and leather CD holder. ASUS will offer only 2,000 units of this limited edition so take advantage of this great opportunity.

'Savage' - Beta Test Free Content Update

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developer S2 Games and iGames Publishing today announced that registration has begun for a new round of beta testing for Savage: The Battle for Newerth. Testers will be asked to play and evaluate the first in a series of free major content updates for the hugely popular online multiplayer game. To sign up, please visit the S2 Games beta website.

Babel Media & Nintendo Strengthen Relationship

by Thomas on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 12:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Award-winning global games services specialist Babel Media has strengthened its on-going relationship with videogame publisher Nintendo. Babel has produced two localised game websites in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish, for Nintendo of Europe, and produced items for their VIP 24:7 loyalty scheme.

Sigil Games Hires Kevin McPherson as Senior Programmer

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 11:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sigil Games Online, Inc. today announced that Kevin McPherson, one of the first programmers assigned to the original "EverQuest" team and author of the "Ruins of Kunark" back story and setting, has accepted the position of Senior Programmer with the company. With over seven years of experience in the game industry, McPherson adds his expertise to Sigil's growing team of all-star massively multiplayer online game developers.

'Fugitive Hunter: War On Terror' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 11:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore today announced that Fugitive Hunter: War on Terror for the PlayStation2 has reached gold master status and is expected on store shelves before Thanksgiving. Fugitive Hunter: War on Terror blends first-person shooter (FPS) and fighter genres in a hunt for terrorists and other criminals; in one of the key missions, players track and capture Osama bin Laden - America's most wanted terrorist.

'I-Ninja' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 11:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that its popular 3rd person action adventure character-based game, I-Ninja, has been approved for manufacturing for the PlayStation2. The game is scheduled to swing into action with a late November release. I-Ninja will also ship for the Nintendo GameCube and the Xbox later this year.

'Final Fantasy X-2' Ships Early On November 18th

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 11:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix U.S.A., Inc. announced today that 'Final Fantasy X-2' for the PlayStation2 will ship to North American retailers on November 18, 2003, weeks earlier than the originally scheduled December release date. 'Final Fantasy X-2', the first female-led FINAL FANTASY game in the franchise’s history, is the sequel to FINAL FANTASY X, one of the best-selling PlayStation 2 titles. Released in December 2001 in North America, 'Final Fantasy X' has sold over 6.4 million units worldwide to date.

'Kill.Switch' Coming To PC

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While there is no official word from Namco yet, we have received an email from French publisher LSP Games revealing a PC version of this just released console title is in the works and coming to PC (no developer mentioned though). Kill.Switch is an innovative 3rd person action adventure military shooter that delivers true-to-life cover tactics and explosive firepower, offering players a totally new combat experience to rival the fast-paced arcade shooters of old. Dead To Rights is another Namco console title that is due to be released on PC this week, so a port/conversion of Kill.Switch is not really a surprise. Stay tuned for more details SOON!

Yahoo! Games and Marshall Field's Announce Game Tournament

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yahoo! Games and Marshall Field’s today announced the Digital Master Sweepstakes and Game Tournament. Four lucky sweepstakes winners will win a collection of Yahoo! branded gear and have the opportunity to test their skills and compete in a two-day online video game tournament hosted at Marshall Field’s State Street location (111 North State Street, Chicago, IL) on Monday, November 24th and Tuesday, November 25th. Read more for details ...

'Championship Manager: Season 03/04' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Championship Manager: Season 03/04 will be released on PC on 21st November. Other new features and improvements include four new leagues, a pre-game database editor (enabling you to keep data updated), the ability to view previously saved matches, updated players, team and competition data for the 2003/2004 season. Championship Manager Season: 03/04 has everything from the stress of dealing with feuding players to the ecstasy of winning the league.

Encore Brings 'Spellforce' To North America - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore today announced that SpellForce for the PC is scheduled to ship in February 2004. Co-published with JoWooD Productions Software AG, an Austrian game publisher and developer, SpellForce is the first true strategy role-playing game that seamlessly blends the tactics of army building with the storyline and character development of role-playing. Read more for details & screens...