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'Max Payne: The Movie' - Screens

by Rainier on March 14, 2004 @ 2:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few years ago, after the initial Max Payne game release, story broke that Dimension Films and Collision Entertainment were teaming up to make a feature film based on Max Payne. Since it has been as good as quiet on the matter, until today, when the first live screens have appeared online showing off Max Payne, Mona and Russian villain Vladimir. Not really sure if these are actual movie still or simply motion captures that were used in Max Payne2, but there is a striking resemblance, thats for sure. Go check out the screens ...

'Battlefield Vietnam' - Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 2:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released another update for Digital Illusions' Battlefield Vietnam dedicated Linux server. This package contains all the game executables, maps and doc files, will give people who want to host/run multiplayer games a chance to prepare their servers for the games launch. Read more for details and download links ...

'Strike Fighters: Project 1' - Free Addon Available NOW

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 1:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Third Wire Productions has released a free add-on for their combat flight sim Strike Fighters: Project 1. This add-on contains all the components necessary to play the "J" model Phantom II used by the US Navy and US Marine Corps. It includes new external 3d model, 3d virtual cockpit model, hangar screen, a new loading screen, and several dog-fighting single mission files (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Silent Hunter III' - Screens

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 1:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The next title in the Silent Hunter franchise will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job. Silent Hunter III is scheduled to launch on the PC late 2004.

'Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Panzers developer Achim Heidelauf has updated his website, read more to check the new screens...

'Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner' - Screens

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fenimore Fillmore: The Westerner is one of the most ambitious projects of the present videogame scene in Spain. This entertaining graphic adventure, produced by Planeta DeAgostini Interactive, relies on the long experience of the game developer Revistronic. This programming group from Madrid has released several titles which have had repercussion on the international market. Its members' professional experience dates from the 8-bit-computer times.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 3:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Cold Winter' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 13, 2004 @ 2:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Captured, conveniently forgotten, tortured, and left for dead, MI6 agent Andrew Sterling awaits execution in a Chinese prison. The story begins when a mysterious friend from his past rescues him, setting off a chain of events that could rock the very foundations of global security and wreak chaos on a worldwide level. Just another day in paradise... Anti Social, Anti Normal, Anti Bond, Anti Hero... It's a cold, cold winter. Read more for a fresh batch of screens ...

'Call Of Duty' - Update Patch Status

by Rainier on March 12, 2004 @ 5:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A couple weeks ago Activision released a Call Of Duty v1.3 beta patch, and today they brought us up to speed by means of a new "communique". Apparently next week we can expect the full patch which, apart from the fixes in the beta version, will also feature 2 new multiplayer maps (Neuville and Bocage), as well as server browser enhancements, sniper rifle scope fixes and cheat exploits. Punkbuster support is to follow after the v1.3 patch, in the meantime read more to check out some screens from the new mp maps...

'Vanguard Project!' (Xbox/PC) Revealed

by Rainier on March 12, 2004 @ 4:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

French developer Galilea (previously known for PC titles such as Jack The Ripper, Pax Romana) today revealed that they are working on new title for PC & Console. Vanguard Project! is an action adventure game in full 3D with an Artificial Intelligence offering a strong level of interactivity, in a universe with disconcerting realism… Read more for details ...