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by Rainier on March 12, 2004 @ 1:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'FBI Hostage Rescue' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 12, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Deployed to any location at any time - if there are innocent lives at stake, you will be there. You are a member of a highly trained team to handle negotiations, mobile assaults, high-risk arrests, and manhunt operations. Activision Value has issued a patch for Idol FX's budget FPS FBI Hostage Rescue, although no patch details are available at this point (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'The Stalin Subway' - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 9:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Stalin Subway (under development at G5 Software, previously known for Fair Strike, Red Shark) is a realistic first-person shooter which is set in Stalin's Moscow of fall 1952. Read more new screens...

'Kombat' - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 7:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kombat is the 3D RTS game with tactical wargame and RPG elements. The game uses the real army structure of years 39 - 45 with all main and specialized branches including reconnaissance, counterespionage and medical squads etc. Read more to check out some screens ...

'CounterStrike: Condition Zero' - Steam Pre-Order Starts Today

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Counter-Strike: Condition Zero Steam pre-orders start today and include a special offer for Counter-Strike players. If you already have Steam and wish to pre-order your copy, just double-click on Counter-Strike: Condition Zero in the "Coming Soon" section of your 'My Games' list. If you don't have Steam, install it today. Those who pre-order their copy on Steam can start playing the minute the game is released. For more information, please visit the SteamPowered website.

'Kill.Switch' - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 2:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Kill.Switch' is an innovative military shooter game that emphasizes realistic cover tactics and awesome firepower for the ultimate experience in combat gaming. Featuring the unique Offensive Cover System and utilizing the Blindfire combat mechanic, kill.switch demands the use of modern warfare tactics, forcing players to utilize surrounding environments and quickly adjust on-the-fly through each intense and challenging mission. Read more for some new screens ...

'One Must Fall: Battlegrounds' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

One Must Fall: Battlegrounds promises to deliver the next-generation of hand-to-hand robot action-combat bringing players the most intense and visually stunning 3D fighter on the PC. This multiplayer and single player demo will let you have a taste of giant robot combat with three fighters, three arenas (including the sports-themed “Laserball”), and two of the single player tournaments. Read more for download links ...

'Kreed: Battle for Savitar' - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eventhough Burut's FPS Kreed is not available in most English speaking countries yet, they are already hard at work on a add-on titled Kreed: Battle for Savitar. Not much info is available, so these new screens will have to do for now ...

'Van Helsing' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 1:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Van Helsing, the third-person action game, transports players back to the macabre world of 19th century Transylvania - home to the legendary Dracula, Wolf Man and the Frankenstein Monster. As the renowned monster hunter Van Helsing, players must hunt down and destroy the evil that inhabits these ancient lands before darkness engulfs the world. Van Helsing is being developed by Saffire Studios and will be available in the Spring of 2004 in conjunction with the film's release.

'The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay' Officially Announced

by Rainier on March 11, 2004 @ 12:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games in association with Tigon Studios is bringing gamers an intense sci-fi experience from the point-of-view of the most wanted man in the Universe with the new videogame, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay, which will be available on the Xbox. Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 cult classic Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the galaxy.