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'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic, Inc. is proud to announce that the PC title, Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising has hit ‘Gold’ status and is in production. Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising will hit the streets on June 16th 2004 (US). Joint Ops will retail at $39.99 USD.

'Interplay' Getting Evicted Today?

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We all know by now that Interplay is in serious financial trouble and today fansite No Mutants Allowed is reporting that "The Property management company is shutting the doors effective 5pm for lack of payment. All employees are in the progress of gathering their belongings, since the offices are being closed at 5pm. They were also told that they would be advised in the "future" what was being done......" Read more about it right here...

'Middle-Earth Online' - Screens

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

From the far corners of Middle-earth, new adventures come forth to face the growing evil in the East. The forces of Mordor are mobilizing as the Nazg├╝l hunt for the One Ring. Read more to check some screens ...

'America's Army: Operations' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The US Army has released a new updated version for America's Army: Special Forces (Downrange). This upgrade brings their team-based multiplayer game to v 2.1 and adds a new map and also fixes various bugs. Read more for details and download links ...

'Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon' & 'Panzers' North American Release Date

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV today announced the North American release dates of two upcoming real-time strategy titles for the PC platform. 'Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon,' the sequel to 2003's hit title 'Blitzkrieg' is scheduled for a release date of June 8. 'Codename: Panzers,' a fully 3D World War II real-time strategy game, is slated for retail stores on August 31.

'Crash Bandicoot' and 'Spyro' (GBA) Ship To Stores

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon have ventured into each other’s worlds to save the universe in a groundbreaking pairing in the latest installments from these top-selling videogame franchises. Vivendi today ships Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto’s Rampage and Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy on the Game Boy Advance.

'Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studios, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow improves upon the most successful Xbox Live game of all time with new single- and multi-player missions, new online modes, split-screen for cooperative gameplay, and a host of new features that maximizes the possibilities of Xbox Live. In fact, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow will be the one of the first games to deliver the new Xbox Live 3.0 features to the gaming community. Read more for 20 new screens...

KumaWar Launches 'Stryker Brigade' Mission - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the revolutionary new online game service that allows players to experience re-creations of real world military events weeks after they occur via advanced gaming technology has launched Samarra Stryker Brigade, the company’s third mission re-created from the military hotspot of Samarra, Iraq. Read more for details & screens.

'Mercenaries' (PS2/Xbox) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Updating its official website, LucasArts has delayed Pandemic's Mercenaries to "early 2005". Mercenaries is a third-person action title set in the near future, in a time in which North and South Korea are about to reunite. As it's about to take place, a general stages a coup, taking control of North Korea. Put in the role of a mercenary (hence the name) in a group called Executive Operations, Mercenaries has players hunting the general after a hundred million dollar bounty is put on his head.

'Commandos Strike Force' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Under development at Pyro Studios, 'Commandos Strike Force' is a WW2 First Person tactical action shooter featuring three characters with different abilities and skills. Undertake action, infiltration and stealth missions, engaging the enemy with a diverse arsenal of weapons and utilising intricate tactics. Sabotage, kidnap officials and foil enemy plans with incursions behind enemy lines.