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'Pariah' - Multiplayer Demo Coming Friday

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 1:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pariah focuses on a robust immersive storyline that weaves survival elements into the traditional run-and-gun style of first-person action games. Digital Extremes sent us an email announcing that there will be a multiplayer demo available this coming Friday, and of course we will have it available on our fileserver network. The demo will feature 2-3 playable multiplayer maps, have all weapons available (except titanium first, which is only a singleplayer weapon), 3 driveable vehicles and be about 300mb in size.

'Project: Snowblind' (Xbox) Gets Downloadable Content - Screens

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project: Snowblind is a the first-person action shooter putting you in the role of an elite super soldier, fighting on the front lines of a near-future war using unique weapons, abilities and high-tech gadgetry that inject depth and variety to gameplay. Eidos announced today that Xbox Live owners can now download an all new multiplayer map, Repair Bay. Read more for some screens ...

'Act of War: Direct Action' - v1.04 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released a new update patch for Eugen Systems RTS Act of War: Direct Action. This update brings your retail game to v1.04 and adds a new multiplayer map and various bug fixes and game tweaks.Read more for download links ...

'Tomb Raider: Legend' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 8 Screens

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tomb Raider: Legend revives the athletic, intelligent and entertaining adventurer who won the hearts and minds of gamers worldwide. Lara comes alive with intricately animated expressions, moves and abilities. An arsenal of modern equipment, such as a magnetic grappling device, binoculars, frag grenades, personal lighting device and communications equipment, allows gamers to experience tomb raiding as never before. Unlike yesterdays, these are hi-res screens.

'Guild Wars' - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guild Wars is a Competitive Online Role Playing Game with an emphasis on rewarding player skill. In large head-to-head guild battles, cooperative group combat, and single player missions, players will explore a fantasy world while pursuing professions and acquiring skills to develop their own personalized character. Unique items, special abilities, and a wide variety of skills add meaningful value for the player and for their comrades.

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Updated Source Code Available NOW

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has released updated source code for Splash Damage's free team-based multiplayer FPS Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. This release contains all the game source code, header files, menu definitions and other files that all you Enemy Territory modders might need to get to work, and is updated with the latest v2.60 ET client patches. Read more for details and download links ...

'Ghost Recon 2' (Xbox) Expansion Pack Announced

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Ubisoft announces new maps, missions and modes exclusively for the Xboxversion of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 MultiMission (working title) will provide a wealth of new single and multiplayer missions that plunge Xbox players into the dangerous, heart-racing world of the Ghosts, an elite military team who is the first and last line of defense on the battlefield.

Duke Marketing Signs 'TT Superbikes' (PS2) For UK Distribution

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jester Interactive Publishing announced today that Duke Marketing is appointed sole UK & Ireland distributors for its PS2 title TT Superbikes. The game has been developed by Jester over 3 years with input from Duke, the Isle of Man Department of Tourism & Leisure, and several leading ‘road racers’ to give an unprecedented level of realism to the entire 37.73 mile TT course. Game modes include ‘Mad Sunday’, TT races, tutorials and over 40 different bike selections.

'Telltale Texas Hold'Em' Released - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Telltale Inc, currently working on comic book adaptation Bone, announced the worldwide launch of its character based poker game Telltale Texas Hold’Em!, in which the player squares off against four wacky characters, all with their own individual playing styles. The engaging PC title is unique among video poker games, focusing on the characters more than the cards.

'Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 13, 2005 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV today announced that Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars has gone gold and is scheduled to ship in North America on April 26. Cossacks II will put gamers in control of one of six 19th-century nations as they wage war, secure alliances and work to economically and militarily defeat their opponents to become the dominant European power.