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'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Developer Interview Part 2

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on July 2, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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. We had some serious questions for the developers so we caught up with Infinite Interactive owner & Warlords IV Lead Designer Steve Fawkner. The interview turned out to be quite long, so we decided to split it up. We had part one last week, so here is the second and last part ...

'Men Of Valor: Vietnam' - Developer Interview

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 28, 2003 @ 3:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

The storyline follows the player through the major actions in the conflict, from search and destroy missions around Danang airbase to the Tet offensive and the counterattack on Hue. The game will support a cooperative mode that allows the player to experience the entire tour of duty with his friends, and various multiplayer modes allow the player to experience the war from the perspective of North Vietnamese Army or Viet Cong guerillas as well as US Forces. This all sounds good enough for us to sneak up on 2015's John Whitmore, fire off some annoying questions and capture a few new screens in the process ...

'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Developer Interview

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 25, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

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. We had some serious questions for the developers so we caught up with Infinite Interactive owner & Warlords IV Lead Designer Steve Fawkner. The interview turned out to be quite long, so we decided to split it up. Part 2 will be coming next week ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 25, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PS2 Preview - 'RTX Red Rock'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 4, 2003 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Radical Tactics Experts, who evolved out of the military's special forces, are the smartest and toughest members of the armed services, uniquely known for their strategic thinking, adaptability, and pure military muscle. Individuals from this elite unit are trained for insertion into undefined combat situations where even a small team is too large and unwieldy. We let loose our own muscle on the build we received, so read more and find out what we thought of it ...

PS2 Preview - 'Gladius'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on May 12, 2003 @ 1:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The brutal and spectacular gladiator battles of the ancient world serve as inspiration for Gladius, a turn-based action role-playing (RPG) game for the PS2. Gladius follows the grand saga of two young heroes, Ursula and Valens, as they recruit and train a team of warriors to contend in the fiercely competitive gladiator games. We had a chance to look at an early build so read more for our first impressions!

'Extreme 4x4' - Trailer Available NOW

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on May 11, 2003 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Extreme 4x4 is not a racing game, it is an ACTION RACING game which will give you the extreme fun on enjoying the thrill of racing and the suspense of adventures. Unpredicted happenings such as a tornado, exploding mines, the falling of huge rocks which you will encounter during the game will not require a mere driving skill to be successful. We now have a trailer showing off some wicked in game action! Read more for download link...

Interview With 'Lords of EverQuest' Producer

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on May 11, 2003 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Lords of EverQuest features an enthralling storyline drawing gamers to the land of Antonica as they control one of 15 Lords and manage massive armies in their quest for domination. Lords of EverQuest will set new standards for the traditional RTS genre with thousands of items, hundreds of spells, the ability for all units in the game to gain experience and abilities, and free online multiplayer options for up to 12 players per game. Lords of EverQuest is being developed by Rapid Eye Entertainment and published by Sony Online Entertainment. We had a close encounter with Lords of EverQuest Producer James Parker and fired off some of our usual annoying questions...

PS2 Preview - 'Smash Cars'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on May 2, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Smash Cars drivers steer remote-control cars in a high-speed race where daily life is in full swing with giant objects and people interacting with and hindering the path of your tiny car. Don’t drop the hammer too fast or people, animals, cars and a variety of other real-world obstacles may spin you into trouble. A one- or two-player game, Smash Cars provides special control features including power boosts, jumps, and the most realistic physics for enhanced driving action.

PS2 Preview - 'IndyCar Series'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on April 30, 2003 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

IndyCar Series delivers the Indy Racing season, including the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500) race, "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing". The season is an open-wheeled championship on short ovals and superspeedways throughout the US, including California and Texas, with the Indy 500 as the highlight of its racing calendar. Indy cars are similar to F1 but are powered by 3.5-litre V8 engines, used by all teams. Fast and furious, the 650 bhp cars reach 0-100 mph in less than three seconds.