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'Worms 3D' (PC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The ‘Worms’ phenomenon has taken the gaming world by storm for many years, gripping the minds of players through its simple appearance yet cunningly designed interior. Finally, to the excitement of fans everywhere ‘Worms’ comes to PC and console in full 3D. Continuing to capture the true essence of the game as teams of worms battle across bizarre randomly generated landscapes, or across finely crafted custom-designed levels utilizing an arsenal of devastating weapons. Read more and check out some new PS2 & PC screens ...

'Headhunter: Redemption' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | 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… Read more to check out some screens of the game environment ...

'Colin McRae Rally 04' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 04 is set to be the total rally video gaming experience with eight game modes, an advanced visual engine and an all-new style. The September launch is not the only surprise Codemasters has lined up. The engine that drives the series' sublime car handling has been enhanced to a new level of detail. A batch of new screens just rolled in ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Apparently missed this one last night but Blizzard has also released a new patch for their 3D real-time strategy game 'WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne'. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.11 and fixes some map crashes and a few localization issues. (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'BF 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII' - Demo Coming Soon

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PlanetBattlefield has a mention of an upcoming playable demo for EA's Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII. No additional details and tp specifically when or what it will include are available at this point (thanks VE3D).

'Space Empires: Starfury' Delayed

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 3:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally slated for a summer release, with a pre-release order phase through mid-July, Shrapnel Games regretfully announces that the eagerly awaited next chapter in the Space Empires saga, Space Empires: Starfury, will be delayed until early autumn. Gold status is currently projected as September 1st , and the five-dollar pre-release discount will now extend until July 31st.

'Silent Storm' - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has just launched the official Silent Storm website offering some more information on Nival Interactive's upcoming 3D turn-based tactical combat & role-playing game set against the background of the WWII. The site offers extensive store background, features and a few familiar looking screenshots. Go check it out!

Stars of 'Star Wars' Coming to Gen Con Indy

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since 1977 the public has been enamoured with the Star Wars film sagas, and now fans of the five films will thrill to learn the line-up of celebrities from these films who will be attending Gen Con Indy. Gen Con, LLC and C2 Ventures are pleased to announce the official line-up for the Star Wars saga celebrities who will be on hand at to meet and greet fans and sign autographs at Gen Con Indy, July 24 – 27, 2003.

'Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This first-ever campaign disk for the Xbox will not require players to have a retail copy of the original game to enjoy a new Ghost campaign. Both new recruits and seasoned vets who earned their stripes playing the original Xbox game will enjoy the camaraderie of the shared battlefield. Xbox Live soldiers can experience the intensity of the front lines side-by-side with their battlefield brothers while covering each others' backs and calling out commands using the Xbox Live Communicator headset. Check these 10 new screens showing off multiplayer action ...