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'ANNO 1503' Gets Downloadable & Free Multiplayer Mode

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Max Design and SUNFLOWERS will be providing ANNO 1503 players the multi-player mode free of charge. Fans will be able to download the multi-player update free of charge once the comprehensive test phase has been completed. This week Max Design and SUNFLOWERS will begin an external test in which already chosen participants will subject the ANNO 1503 multi-player mode to weeks of exhaustive testing. This test will then be expanded to a public test. Interested parties will soon be able to register on the official ANNO 1503 website at www.anno1503.com. SUNFLOWERS will be informing all interested players about the opening date for registration both over the website and by press release. You can find out more on the official ANNO 1503 website.

'Hidden And Dangerous 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The original Hidden & Dangerous was released in 1999 to widespread acclaim, and was the forerunner for the squad-based tactical action game. With sales in excess of one million copies, Hidden & Dangerous established itself as a leading title in the genre. Its creators, Illusion Softworks, have for the last four years been quietly developing and perfecting the sequel. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Billy Hatcher And The Giant Egg' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic The Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka and SONICTEAM return with their first all-new platform game since the SEGA Saturn era! Darkness has fallen upon a once-magical land. An evil King who seeks to rule with an everlasting night has captured the creatures that inhabit this realm. Now, a young boy must use the powers of a legendary suit to control special eggs in order to restore light to the land. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'SWAT: Global Strike Team' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SWAT: GST is a first-person tactical arcade game combining the strategic elements of SWAT 3 with the instantly accessible arcade action of the Virtua Cop series. Like the real-life SWAT organization itself, the SWAT Global Strike Team is a life-saving organization tasked with defending and saving the lives of the innocent. As a member of the SWAT Global Strike Team gamers will be called to duty at a moment’s notice, confronted with missions unlike any see before. Check these new Xbox & PS2 screens ..

'Time Crisis 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 11, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time Crisis 3 marks the return of Namco's premier light-gun shooting franchise. Compatible with the GUNCON2 light-gun, this fast-paced shooter delivers superior shooting action and supreme excitement. A new weapon select system enables players to chose from 4 weapons (machine gun, hand gun, shotgun and grenade) and optimize their game play strategy. Time Crisis 3 includes the original arcade game as well as console-exclusive game modes. Sniper combat provides intense and lethal sharp-shooting action, sure to be a winning combination for this popular franchise. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Lethal Skies II' - Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios announced the launch of the official web site for Lethal Skies II. Scheduled for release exclusively for Sony PlayStation 2 on September 9, 2003, Lethal Skies II is a fast-paced, arcade-style flight shooter and the latest in the popular Lethal Skies jet combat series. You can also check our previously posted Lethal Skies II preview or check out the official web site...

'Rival-Species' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Rival Species guys have released an new update for their HalfLife mod based around the popular Warhammer 40K universe, mostly rather basic coding issues, in order to make the game more stable. Rival Species pits you against three possible races, the righteous fury of Imperial Space Marines, the unquestionable evil of their Chaos Marine counterparts, and the technological superiority of the alien Eldar. Read more for download links ..

'AirStrike 3D: Operation W.A.T.' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DivoGames has released a new patch for their helicopter shooter AirStrike 3D: Operation W.A.T. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.4 and adds mouse control (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.

'Mercedes-Benz World Racing' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2003 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mercedes-Benz World Racing offers training missions, race and championship modes and also mission based play. Advanced technologies allow each driver to develop its own character and driving history to enable them to master and accomplish different skills and missions successfully. Check these new screens ...