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Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 1, 2005 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers #471

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 6:38 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 :

  • 24: The Game - Trailer
  • Guild Wars - Trailer #5
  • Empire Earth 2 - Behind the Scenes #1 &2
  • Splinter Cell Chaos Theory - NSA Training #6

'Imperial Glory' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 1:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Imperial Glory offers an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes. Pyro Studios has released a demo on the cd cover of a Spanish gaming magazine allowing you to try out a Hannover battle (easy setting) and a Cyrenaica battle (medium setting), and some additional video footage (thanks Allied Forces Network). Read more for download links ...

'25 To Life' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos in conjunction with Highway 1 Productions, takes an unrelenting look at urban street crime in its upcoming action video game 25 To Life. 25 To Life is being developed by Avalanche Software and will be available for PS2, Xbox and PC. Read more for screens & trailer ...

'They Came From Hollywood' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 11:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

They Came From Hollywood is a real-time strategy/action game in which you take on the role of a giant B-movie monster in your own cheesy B-movie. Ravage cities while fighting off the military. Eat people. Eat cars. Punch holes in buildings, knock down billboards and kick over every newspaper stand in ten blocks.

'1944: Battle of the Bulge' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

What began with PC real-time tactical Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps and continued with D-Day is to be concluded with 1944: Battle of the Bulge. In total, there are 20 new missions, featuring battles from either side of the war. The level maps have been designed with historical accuracy in mind, and created from authentic strategic maps, geographic information and images from the battles themselves.

'Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance' (PS2/Xbox) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the seedy underbelly of Las Sombras, players are immersed in an urban setting ruled by a criminal underworld of power, greed and corruption. This intense, urban action game features a twisting storyline filled with betrayal, warring cartels and hard-hitting battles.

'Aerial Strike: The Yager Missions' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released a demo for Aerial Strike: The Yager Missions, known in Europe as Yager. In this demo you play as freelance pilot Magnus Tide. Your mission is to help the Proteus defend their research base and the Troja Battleship against a malicious pirate attack. Read more for download links ...

'Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory' - European v1.01 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft Europe has now released the first patch for its stealth action game Splinter Cell Chaos Theory. This update brings your European, French Canadian and Australian retail game to v1.01 and addresses a few game crashes, multiplayer issues, profile bugs, and the usual general improvements. Read more for download links ...

'Joint Task Force' Revealed

by Rainier on March 31, 2005 @ 8:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Belgian magazine PC GamePlay has the first details on a new title from Dutch publisher HD Interactive. Under development at Mithis Interactive, Joint Task Force is a brand new RTS title deals with various conflicts in the imminent future. The United States has formed a Joint Task Force to restore peace in trouble spots such as Somalia, Bosnia and the Middle-East. JTF uses a hi-tech 3D engine taking advantage of all the latest DX9 features, as well as the Megon Physics Engine (being used in Duke Nukem Forever). A first in an RTS game, the infantry units will all be using motion capture animations. JTF is scheduled for Q2 2006, an official announcement will probably follow shortly (thanks Gamer.nl).