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by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Greyhawk: The Temple of Elemental Evil" finds adventurers in a fight for their lives as a simple rescue mission uncovers a much more sinister plot with far-reaching implications. As the story unfolds, adventurers will travel the world of Oerth, discover the besieged village of Hommlet, survive the filthy shire of Nulb and ultimately penetrate the ruins of the Temple of Elemental Evil, a beacon of darkness and despair in a world without hope. Read more for a big batch of character editor screens ...

'Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2003 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon will see players piloting Han Solo's Millennium Falcon through 14 combat-filled missions set in such locations as the skies of Yavin and Endor. Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon is expected in November but in the meantime read more to check some screens ...

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 11:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that acclaimed RPG developer BioWare is currently developing Jade Empire exclusively for Xbox. BioWare, whose publishing relationship with Microsoft was announced one year ago at the Microsoft press event X02 in New York, has most recently been recognized for the smash hit Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. More information about Jade Empire will be revealed in Japan at the Tokyo Game Show on September 26.

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has released the v1.02 update patch for their freely available Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory multiplayer game. This update adresses various client & server sides issues, introduces the latest punkbuster anti cheat protection and various other tweaks. We now also have the updated v1.02 linux server patch available. Read more for details and download links ...

'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criminals of Gotham City Beware! Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu makes history as the first video game to debut a brand new Batman character, the villain Sin Tzu. Ubi Soft, DC Comics and Warner Bros. have partnered to showcase the talents of renowned comic book artist, Jim Lee, as the creator and character designer for Sin Tzu. Jim Lee is America's best-selling comic book artist of all time and is currently the artist on the monthly DC comic book BATMAN, which is the nation's #1 comic book. Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu will be released for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube and GameBoy Advance. In the meantime njoy some new Xbox screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new Xbox screens & a trailer just rushed in. Check them out!

'Need for Speed Underground' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing. Check out the new screens!

'SOCOM II: U.S. Navy Seals' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SOCOM II, players don combat threads and tactical prowess as an elite SEAL commander in the solo mode. You bark orders through the accompanying voice-recognizing headset (sold separately), you move in the shadows with pin-drop precision, and you don’t evacuate until every last objective is scratched off the list. Twelve epic, international missions are your theater, spanning the globe from intense urban cities to the thick jungles of South America (thanks Gamer.nl). Read more for some small screens ...

'Spellforce: The Order of Dawn' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2003 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In their immeasurable greed and constant thirst for power, the thirteen most powerful Mages of all time doomed the land, hurling it into an endless spiral of chaos and despair. Entire countries were wiped out in the blink of an eye when the devastating power of the Elements was unleashed – Elements summoned by dark rituals. Continents shattered like glass, the pieces strewn about like leaves in the wind. Huge armies, bound by the the power of ancient runes, brought war and destruction to the lands that survived the initial onslaught. All that was left were a few islands, connected by magic portals. Read more for 4 tasty new screens ...