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'Knights of the Old Republic' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 8:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

According to Bioware producer Derek French a new patch for their Knights of the Old Republic is in the works. While there is absolutle no release date known yet, this upgrade will bring your retail game to v1.02 and will probably add higher screen resolution support, various game play fixes as well as mappable arrow keys, fix for the dialog skipping bug and so forth. You can read more for details and check Derek French's community forum post.

'Vietcong' - New Multiplayer Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon has released a new "beta" multiplayer map for their tactical shooter Vietcong. This 'Frontiers' map will be features in the next update patch, but you can have a little sneak peek (thanks Tiscali). Read more for screens & download links ...

'Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps is Real-Time Tactical game in full 3D with highly realistic graphics, real time shadows, localised damage effects, explosions, weather effects and much more. Missions range from recon operations in the desert and escort missions to large-scale sieges of desert fortresses. All missions start with a briefing, a recap of the historical background and a management phase. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Sacred' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 4:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Sacred the player can choose from 6 playable characters, each with their own individual characteristics and style. The more reserved role-player might prefer the Battle Mage or the Wood Elf, while admirers of traditional fantasy characters can take on the role of the Gladiator or Dark Elf. If the player fancies a different approach then the Seraphim, a follower of the mystical Angels, or the bloodthirsty Vampiress might clench their thirst. Check out these new screens ..

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Suikoden IV - Trailer
  • Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles - Trailer
  • Resident Evil: Outbreak - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Secret Service: Security Breach' - SDK Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

4DRulers has released a level building SDK for their AMP II engine first person shooter Secret Service Security Breach. This package includes everything needed to create your own content and levels for Secret Service: Security Breach. Read more for download links ...

'Ashen Empires' - Public Beta Test Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 2:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TKO Software, Inc. has announced the launch of a public beta program for its MMORPG "Ashen Empires." From today, all subscribers can download a free beta license of the game at www.ashenempires.com. The retail launch of Ashen Empires is scheduled for March 2004.

'Vivendi' Reveals 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 1:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we had CDV's 2004 lineup, and it seems Vivendi has now also revealed their upcoming titles. Apart from the anticipated Half Life 2, Men of Valor, X-Files, Tribes Vengeance, World of Warcraft, Ground Control 2, Starcraft Ghost and Evil Genius we also note a few yuet "unannounced" titles such as 2 new Tolkien based titles, yet unnamed Crash Bandicoot and Spyro The Dragon products, a new game based on the Predator franchise and a cryptic discription of a new "Unannounced Pandemic console title" (currently working on Full Spectrum Warirors). Read more for the full list ...

'Crimson Sea 2' (PS2) Coming In March 2004

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2004 @ 12:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that it is publishing Crimson Sea 2 exclusively for the PlayStation2. The action-adventure game will ship to North American retailers on March 30, 2004.

'Kult' - Screens

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

Kult is a 3D isometric RPG, that combines 3D technologies and the traditional ways of isometric RPG's. Enter the fantasy kingdom of ancient Rywennia and enjoy this action adventure at its fullest. Kult will take you ;from heroic fights against hidious monsters - using weapons and spells - to seeking wisdom and clues for your quests, while interacting with the many NPC's such as spirits and astral enemies. Read more for details and screens ...