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'Samurai Warriors' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 1:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SAMURAI WARRIORS stars the brave Sanada Yukimura, who leads an elite band of samurai and ninja. Sanada's journey will take him to the hallowed Japanese battlefields of Okehazama and Kawanakajima and inside the embattled walls of Osaka Castle where he will come face-to-face with gun-toting troops, echelons of ninja, and deadly kunoichi (female ninja). Read more for details and screens ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 1:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out some new screens.

'Knights of the Temple' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 1:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You are Paul de Raque, Knight of the Temple, as you set out on a holy crusade across a forbidding, mediaeval Europe to join your order in the Holy Land. Armed with your sword, axe, bow and shield, you must fight with all your strength to complete your journey, for saving the future of the world is your ultimate goal! The core of the game is medieval style fighting with the classical weapons of European knights, coupled with stunning graphics of the historical milieus of the 12th century crusades. Check these new screens.

'Ultimate Arena' Launches 'Xfire' Service

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 10:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena, Inc. today announced that the beta version of Xfire is available at www.xfire.com. Xfire automatically tracks when and where gamers' friends are playing PC games online. With one click, gamers can instantly join their friends' games. Read more for details ...

'EverQuest II' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 10:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath. Read on to check out the latest screenshots!

'Xbox 2' CPU Rumoured To Use 65nm Technology

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TeamXbox is at it again with more rumours from the Xbox front. Continuing their tradition of bringing world exclusives, TeamXbox revealed today that the Xbox 2 CPU (or CPUs?) will be built using a 65nm manufacturing technology. Which in practice means the Xbox 2 could have a main processor running at clock speed higher than 3 Ghz and close to … 5 Ghz! For those not tech savvy, TeamXbox have included a short 'CPU for Dummies', check it out

'Painkiller' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Painkiller is a nickname of a pretty unusual mercenary, who is dealing with supernatural. There are places on Earth where demons and other evil creatures have their nests: abandoned prisons, private castles, deep caves in the mountains. "Cleaning" those places is good money, and our hero needs a lot of it, since he loves living the life to its fullest. One day he gets what seems to be a pretty simple job: to retrieve a religious artifact from one of the nests. When after a furious battle he realizes he might have been tricked into the war between two competing clans of the undead, he tries to play his own cards.

XS Games Signs 'Syberia II' For North America

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 9:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

XS Games, in conjunction with Jack of all games (a subsidiary of Take 2), and Microïds have reached a distribution agreement for the publishing and distribution of three different titles from Microïds' 2004 catalogue, including the sequel to the Adventure Game of 2002, Syberia II.

'Knights Of Honor' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 9:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. A unique Knight-management system will offer you brand new possibilities to enhance your personal strategy.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News