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'Commandos 3: Destination Berlin' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos has released a new patch for Pyro Studios' squad-based tactical strategy game Commandos 3: Destination Berlin. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.42 and addresses a slew of bugs, tweaks, gameplay & multiplayer issues and several mission problems (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

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

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 3:44 a.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 (thanks GenGamers). Check the new screens ...

'The Sims Bustin' Out' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 3:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy! Read more for some new screens ...

'Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 3:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight Software has released a demo for their upcoming 3D action/strategy title 'Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc'. The demo was included on the North American retail version of EgoSoft/Enlight's X2: The Threat. The demo lets you try out the 'The Arrival at Orleans' tutorial as well as the 'Imperial Counterattack' mission. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 3:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Star Wars: Battlefront' Revealed ?

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 1:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamespot has the rumour mill going with a follow up on a report from fan site Theforce.net, as they seem to have confirmation from LucasArts that a Battlefield 1942 type multiplayer game set in the Star Wars universe is under development. Star Wars: Battlefront, a Battlefield: 1942 style is said to be in the works for PS2, Xbox as well as the PC, more details (and an official confirmation are expected early next year).

DAS Entertainment Acquires Freedom Games

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

DAS Entertainment is pleased to announce that it has signed a deal to acquire the Freedom Games development studio. DAS Entertainment will continue to support and develop the Squad Assault series, which started with Eric Young's Squad Assault: West Front, released this month to retail stores. DAS Entertainment also plans to use the Freedom Games brand to bring its own titles to the retail gaming market.

'Dark Age of Camelot' Free in January Issue of CGW

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 4:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of the award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game "Dark Age of Camelot," today announced that, for the first time, a one-week trial copy of the critically-acclaimed "Dark Age of Camelot" is available free with the January issue of Computer Gaming World.

'Infiltration' - UT Total Conversion Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 3:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sentry Studios has released version 2.9 of their military squad based UT total conversion "Infiltration". This v2.9 version has a lot of new content such as new game modes, 18 new weapons, 22 new maps as well as various other new features. We have the core (just the mod), the map pack, the full install as well as the linux install available. Be aware, Unreal Tournament v436 is required. Read more for details and download links ...

EA to Use Punkbuster In 'BF1942'

by Rainier on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 2:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In response to the #1 request from the community, DICE & EA are proud to announce the inclusion of anti-cheat measures in the next patch for Battlefield 1942. The Battlefield team is committed to providing an exploit-free gaming environment for members of our community. Our goal is to have measures in place which address both current and future cheats. As such, after researching existing anti-cheat programs, we've determined that Punkbuster suits our purposes perfectly. We'll keep everyone updated as to our progress. For now, we have successfully integrated Punkbuster into the upcoming 1.6 patch and we're in the process of testing it (thanks Blues).