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'Pacific Warriors II: Dogfight' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

InterActive Vision has released a demo for their recently released budget air combat game Pacific Warriors II: Dogfight. The demo features 3 missions from the American campaign and 2 different fighters to fly (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details & download links ...

'Deus Ex: Invisible War' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deus Ex 2 allows players to participate in the telling of a powerful story, rich in mystery, lies and intrigue. In addition to a host of new conspiratorial friends and foes, players can expect encounters with a variety of characters from the original Deus Ex game. And, once again, players visit a variety of real world locations made more exotic by the passage of time. Approximately 20 years after the events depicted in Deus Ex, the world is only beginning to recover from a catastrophic worldwide depression brought on by technology run amok and a secret conspiratorial war. Read more for some new screens ...

Knights of the Old Republic 'Choose Your Destiny' Sweepstakes

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts announces the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic "Choose Your Destiny" sweepstakes. Enter here for a chance to win an array of great prizes such as:
  • A Trip to LucasArts. We'll give you a private tour and capture your likeness for use in an upcoming LucasArts video game!
  • The "Ultimate" Gaming System : Alienware Area 51 Extreme Computer with some of the finest gaming components in the galaxy. Includes the amazing Creative Gigaworks S750 7.1 Speaker System!
  • Master Replicas Lightsabers
  • PC Version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

'BattleCraft 1942' - Updated Map Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 1:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has released an updated Battlecraft 1942 version of the Battlefield 1942 map editor, . This new v2.0 version updated with new applications like the PreFab Manager and Surface Map Painter, enhancements to the existing tools, bug fixes, etc. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 1:45 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 :

  • Far Cry - Trailer
  • Unreal Tournament 2004 - Trailer


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

'TrackMania' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nadeo has released a final demo for their just gone gold TrackMania. This demo offers you the chance to to play all aspects of the final game, 'Track Building', 'Solo' mode, 'Hot Seat' and all of this on multiple PCs, LAN or Internet. A dedicated Internet server will offer users the chance to compete against other beta testers, using tracks designed by the TrackMania community (thanks Factornews). Read more for download links ...

'Vietcong' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon and Illusion Softworks have released a new patch for their squad-based tactical shooter Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.40 and adresses some game crashes, anti bunny hop (aka kangaroo) and various other cheats as well as several small gameplay improvements. This new patch requires to have the previous v1.30 patch installed first (thanks Tiscali). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'TONKA: Rescue Patrol' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive announced today that TONKA Rescue Patrol is making its next-generation platform debut on the Nintendo GameCube. Developed by Lucky Chicken Games, the game is now available at retail outlets throughout North America. Hasbro's TONKA brand is sub-licensed to TDK Mediactive by Atari, Inc. under a three-year worldwide agreement.

'The Matrix Online' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 10:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a virtual, persistent online universe in which millions of players around the globe can participate, The Matrix Online will feature cutting-edge graphics, real-time martial arts combat and a rich storyline that picks up where The Matrix Revolutions, the third chapter in The Matrix film trilogy, leaves off. The game is currently being developed for the PC by Monolith Productions, an award-winning independent game developer, and EON Entertainment, the company owned by the Wachowski Brothers, creators of The Matrix trilogy...

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...