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'Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates' Launches December 8th

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 1:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Three Rings today announced the launch of its puzzle-packed massively multi-player online game "Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates" for December 8th. This swashbuckling title takes the puzzle games beloved by casual gamers and brings them into a social online world of Piratey fun.

'I Of The Enemy' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 1:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

I - of the Enemy (IOE), is a science fiction, real-time strategy game set in the near future. A game that contains unique features in this sector and caters to both single player campaign and up to eight multi-players over a LAN or the internet. Read more for details & first screens ...

Iron Storm (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 1:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

IronStorm combines shoot’em-up, action and reflection.The player undertakes an infiltration mission and must possess combat skills as well as stealth if he is to survive as he penetrates behind enemy lines.

'Deus Ex: Invisible War' (PC/Xbox) Ships Tomorrow - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos is proud to announce that Deus Ex: Invisible War will be shipping to retailers in North America tomorrow December 2nd and will be in stores December 3rd. Deus Ex: Invisible War is the much anticipated sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed video games ever. In the meantime we have some new screens to tide you over until you have your own copy in hand ...

'Wish' - First Beta Phase Launched

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mutable Realms, Inc. and Themis Group announced today the beginning of the highly anticipated Wish Beta. This round of Beta is scheduled to run through the end of February, 2004, quickly scaling to 20,000 users.

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 9:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cinemaware/Capcom have released the another patch for their recently released 3D action strategy Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.02 and merely addresses 1 minor issue, being "Initial archery sequence bug that prevented progress with low-end PCs." Read more for details and download links ...

'X²: The Threat' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight announced today the highly anticipated space simulation game X²: The Threat has shipped to retail stores across North America for the holidays. Under development for two years, X²: The Threat has received numerous praise for its stunning in game graphics and open-ended gameplay.

'Armed & Dangerous' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2003 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less! Check out the new screens ...

'Cyclone Circus' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2003 @ 1:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cyclone Circus is a global arcade racer that introduces the functionality of sail-trim as an acceleration interface. It is the year 2078, and the climate has changed dramatically because of global warming. Antarctica and the North Pole have seen their mass reduced by 80%, resulting in a huge rise of ocean levels. This rapid environmental change has caused extremes in weather patterns, such as the abundant increase in wind velocities. Boasting high speeds in high-tech wind-propulsed vehicles, the mastering of the sail trim, unique vehicle physics and over the top trick system are key elements in becoming World Champion.

'Wars & Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2003 @ 1:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Joan of Arc showcases a brand new state-of-the-art graphics engine. With rich, detailed terrain, the game allows real-time control and command of legions of military units, realistically depicting the mayhem and severity of medieval warfare. Joan of Arc will contain a series of individual battles as well as massive strategic campaigns between French and English troops. Read more for some new screens ...