Reporting directly from the Comicon (ends today), IGN brings us the news that Liquid Entertainment's unnamed D&D RTS title, announced a while ago, has finally gotten an official name, Dragonshard Wars. Here's the snip : "In case the suspense has been killing you, the official title for the fantasy strat is Dragonshard Wars, and like its Forgotten Realms console brother, Demon Stone, seems to have lost its inspirational D&D branding to help popularize it with the mainstream crowd."
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The Roots combines a classic RPG with dynamic gameplay and the fast paced plot characteristic of action-adventure games. The Roots has a complex, multi-threaded storyline and a vast world, which the player discovers whilst traveling with his party, fighting various monsters and living through great adventures.
Electronic Arts announced today that its NASCAR video game franchise will be renamed NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup to reflect both the changes in the 2004 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and revolutionary additions to the upcoming game from the EA SPORTS brand, in stores August 31st.
Fireglow team is now developing a next generation game engine (engine codename: Sudden Strike Next7) and the first game based on this engine (working title: Sudden Strike III), and also Fireglow plans to develop several other games based on this engine in different setups related to war conflicts.
Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942. Shortly after the previous beta 3, the BFP team has released an updated v3.1 (as well as a smaller update patch) fixing various issues with the latest version, several game balancing tweaks, as well as adding yet another new map (BFP_CutThroat_Creek). Read more for download links ...
'Universal Combat: Hold the Line' is 3000 AD's upcoming standalone add-on to its 3D action/space-combat game 'Universal Combat'. Probably the last of its kind in the Battlecruiser series as we have come to know it, 'Universal Combat: Hold the Line' is all-encompassing game with as much advancements and fun filled gameplay in first person planet-side careers as is currently seen in the space borne careers.
WWII's Pacific theater was the backdrop for some of the most famous aerial battles in history. In places like Midway, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima, allied fighters and bombers went head-to-head against the air power of the Japanese empire. Pacific Fighters provides the opportunity for players to experience the realistic action, intense flight combat and immersive gameplay of WWII's Pacific air war.
"Dungeon Siege II" returns players to the beautiful fantasy land of Aranna, but it is a land scarred by civil war, where the lines between good and evil are blurred. Players must lead an elite battle party against Valdis, a vicious marauder determined to return the world to order, no matter the cost. "Dungeon Siege II" promises to set a new standard in role-playing games by combining an intriguing story-line with intense real-time party combat and cutting edge 3D graphics.
- Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Q&A with Relic's Jay Wilson on GameSpy
- Guild Wars Q&A with Arena.Net on GWOnline
- DOOM III Q&A with id Software on PC.IGN
- Predator: Concrete Jungle Q&A with VUGames' David Stalker on PlanetAVP
- LOTR: The Third Age Q&A with EA's Steve Gray on Eurogamer
- Operation: Matriarchy Q&A with MADia on The Junkyard
- Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders Q&A with Phantagram's Henry Lee on XWA
- Vendetta Online Q&A (part 1) with Guild Software's John Bergman on RPGVault
- GoldenEye: Rogue Agent Q&A with EA's Chris Plumber on Eurogamer
Empire Interactive has released a demo for Supersonic Software's arcade racing game Mashed. This demo contains the Tierra Piedra track, playable in time trial, quick battle, and time trial multiplayer modes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...
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