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'Massive Assault' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2004 @ 11:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net has released the first update patch for their recent 3D strategy game Massive Assault. This update brings your retail gamer (only for US version) to v1.0.190 and mainly addresses the game's Artificial Intelligence performance, 3 AI's difficulty levels have been implemented for all playing modes as well as game tweaks, bug fixes and graphics improvements. Read more for download links ...

'Spellforce: The Order of Dawn' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2004 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | 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 some tasty new screens ...

'I Of The Dragon' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2004 @ 12:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Play as one of three possible dragons, each with their own unique abilities. Use spells and brute force to hunt down and destroy the evil creatures that threaten the peaceful Nimoans. Build new towns or destroy them, create mountains or bring them crumbling to the ground. Summon creatures to fight for you or rely on your own powers. Use all means available to help in your quest to unmask the source of evil that plagues the land. Read more for some new screens ...

'BloodRayne 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 18, 2004 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Expanding upon the distinctive features that were the hallmark of its predecessor - fast-paced acrobatic combat and supernatural powers - BloodRayne 2 includes new in-game dynamics such as pole combat, rail sliding and advanced melee fighting with fatality moves. Built upon a modified version of the Infernal Engine, BloodRayne 2 introduces threatening new bosses, all new environments set within a huge modern day city, a range of new supernatural powers and new motion-captured movements complete with soft-body physics. Check the screens ...

Video Game Player Offers Thousands of Dollars for World Records

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2004 @ 10:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cash prizes have been promised for top high-scores achieved during the course of the new year 2004. And the money is coming straight out of Robert Mruczek's own pocket - nearly $3,000 dollars in bounties. Mruczek, who is most well known as Twin Galaxies' Chief Referee, says: "I want to prime the pump and get players tackling old world records that have not been beat in some time. I think its good for the hobby."

'Headhunter Redemption' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 11:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Maintaining law and society order is veteran Headhunter Jack Wade, older, wiser and battle hardened. At his side is the reluctant new sidekick, the rebellious street kid Leeza X. Whether ripping up the highways of the silver metropolis on a super bike or stalking the criminal masterminds of the shadowy underworld, they are led into the greatest danger of their lives and must overcome something much more sinister than a simple human threat. Each must face their darkest fears. Together they must redeem a world facing chaos...

LucasArts Reactivates Old 'SWG: An Empire Divided' Accounts

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 9:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts/Sony Online ent. dropped us a note that starting Tuesday January 20th, 2004 and ending February 2nd 2004, they are reactivating all old 'Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided' accounts giving people a chance to try out all the new content they have been adding since the launch of the MMORPG. If you do not remember your login information anymore, you can check out their login/password recovery page.

Atari Shuts Down 'Unreal 2' Developer Legend Entertainment

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 5:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on VE3D that Legend Entertainment has today been shut down by the powers that be at Atari, according to credible sources. Legend recently completed work on the XMP addon, which added an excellent multiplayer mode to Unreal 2. This was released free on the internet for existing owners of Unreal 2 and also in a special edition version of the game that was released recently. The patch that is currently being tested will be released and that the master server for the game will continue to operate. The LEgend Ent. website has already been taken offline and the Unreal 2 Xbox port (developed by Tantalus) is still on track for release. No Atari representative could be reached for comments, no surprise there... Thanks Andy!

'Pax Romana' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher has released a patch for Galilea Multimedia 's 3D strategy game Pax Romana. This update brings your retail game to v1.01 and addresses some crashes, AI issues, auto save issues, game fixes/tweaks, making scenario's more historically accurate etc. Read more for details and download links ...

'Tenchu: Return from Darkness' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2004 @ 2:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the late 1570s, one year after the original Tenchu, Tenchu: Return from Darkness allows players to assume the role of the ninjas Rikimaru, Ayame or the mysterious Tesshu as they battle the evil Tenrai and his six lords of darkness. As silent assassins, players must use cunning, strategy, deadly stealth and an arsenal of weapons to overcome dangerous missions and defend the Japanese countryside from Tenrai's armies. Read more for some new screens & trailer, or check out the freshly launched Tenchu: Return From Darkness website.