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'Creatures: The Albian Years' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fusion Labs and Gameware Development have announced the forthcoming release of Creatures the Albian Years available on the PC. This special edition twin pack contains two innovative classic best-sellers from Creature Labs, namely Creatures 1 and Creatures 2. These amazing Artificial Life products let you create real life on your own PC.

'Roma Victor' Gets SpeedTree

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RedBedlam, the developer of the historically-authentic MMORPG Roma Victor is to include lifelike environmental foliage in its upcoming epic title, thanks to the inclusion of IDV's SpeedTree tree-generation technology.

'Zoo Empire' Announced

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tend to your animals' health, happiness and nutrition by hiring employees, and adopt new animals as you unlock the numerous features hidden within the game. Attend to visitors by providing facilities for them to eat, drink and buy souvenirs from as they revel in your zoo. Sporting flexible gameplay, choose from either the sandbox mode where you establish the rules of the game, or accept the challenge of graduating from rookie zookeeper to wildlife whiz in the challenging career mode!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand' - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medieval Lords takes aspiring city governors to the middle ages, combining rich city-building challenges with evolving military forces to defend against relentless attacks from neighboring enemies. A first for the genre, Medieval Lords features a full 3D engine that enables innovative new gameplay elements. The city building game genre will take on a whole new dimension when Monte Cristo Games ships "Medieval Lords: Build, Defend, Expand” in Fall 2004.

'IndyCar Series 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 2, 2004 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits on Xbox, with up to 8 players on PS2.

'Cold War Conflict' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 5:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Cold War Conflicts" sticks to the tradition of realistic simulation of warfare where the player has to deal with short supplies, where missions have to be solved with a specified set of units and some additional resources like aerial support, and where every hit can be lethal for infantry and equipment. Read more for download links ...

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 4:30 p.m. PDT | 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 :

'Combat Elite: World War II Paratroopers' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Go behind enemy lines with the military's most elite force – paratroopers – as they wage battles throughout the European theater of World War II, including D-Day, Operation Market Garden and the bitter winter defense of Bastogne. With over 60 authentic WW II missions and weapons, co-operative two-player gameplay and visually stunning environments, Combat Elite: World War II Paratroopers enlists gamers to undertake history's most dangerous missions where "failure was never an option." This June marks the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

'StarCraft' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 3:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new patch for their RTS StarCraft and its expansion pack StarCraft: Brood War. This update brings your retail game to v1.11b and although there are no balance changes with this patch, it does implement some minor bugs fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...