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'Tropico 2: Pirate Cove' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shiver me timbers! "Tropico 2: Pirate Cove" is the sequel to the publisher's top-selling Caribbean simulation, "Tropico." Set on a hidden pirate island and starring some of history's scurviest sea dogs, the game is scheduled to ship this fall. Strap on your boots, and get ready for the "Tropico 2: Pirate Cove" beta demo. This demo allows you to play through two full scenarios (the previous beta demo only had 1 limited scenario) allowing you will cruise, raid, kidnap, and explore. Read more for download links ...

Project 3 Signs 'R.C. Cars' - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

R.C. Cars is an arcade racing game featuring radio controlled cars with high physical models.

Lynda Carter Back for More in 'Morrowind Bloodmoon'

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks announced today that actress Lynda Carter, best known for her starring role as television's "Wonder Woman", has recently completed voice work for The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon. Slated to hit stores in June, Bloodmoon is the expansion pack that adds all new quests and content for The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, which was named the Best RPG and Best Game of 2002 by numerous print and online publications.

Interplay And White Wolf Get Excited Over 'Exalted'

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay and White Wolf Publishing, Inc. ("White Wolf") announced today they are joining forces again to develop interactive entertainment projects based on White Wolf's second largest franchise, Exalted. The exclusive agreement with White Wolf allows Interplay to develop, publish and distribute interactive entertainment games based on the characters and fiction from the hugely popular pen and paper fantasy role-playing game and the unique art style of the Age of Sorrow universe on which it is based. Announcements regarding specific platforms and features will be released in the weeks ahead.

'The Hulk' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As mentioned earlier this week Universal Interactive has released the playable demo for Radical Entertainment's "The Hulk". This demo sports a playable levels (as Bruce Banner) and another one as The Hulk. Read more for download links ...

'New World Order' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project 3 has once again released a new patch for their team-based tactical shooter New World Order. This upgrades your European retail copy to v1.41 and is a lot faster, more stable, has drastically improved networking, new weapons behaviour and tweaks, added freeze-time and round-time, improved AI behaviour, server pass wording, admin login and the list just goes on and on and on! The patch comes in 3 different upgrades, for 1.0, 1.2 and 1.4 versions. Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

'Kemco U.S.A'. Heads Into E3 With Ambitious Agenda

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking dramatic steps to become a major player in the global games publishing industry, Kemco will disclose some of the company’s major developments at the upcoming 2003 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), May 14-16, in Los Angeles (West Hall, Booth 2808). Kemco will unveil its hot new original property, Rogue Ops and provide a sneak peek at Lobo, an edgy new title based on the DC Comics character. Other titles that will be showcased include Top Gear Rally and Woody Woodpecker in Crazy Castte 5. Kemco is also on the acquisition hunt for new game properties that will strengthen its portfolio for the future.

'Republic: The Revolution' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Republic: The Revolution is the ground breaking new strategy title boasting jaw-dropping visuals utilising the most advanced graphic engine ever seen. Republic: The Revolution, developed by London based Elixir Studios, has you build up a nationwide faction powerful enough to oust the President and rule the Republic of Novistrana. A new trailer has been released letting you check out a bit more than one minute and a half of footage. Read more for download links ...

Encore Announces Its E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Electronic Entertainment Exposition taking place here next week, Encore, a leading interactive videogame and PC CD-ROM publisher, will showcase Marvel Comics' Daredevil, Grooverider: Slot Car Thunder, and games created by JoWooD including AquaNox 2: Revelation, Cold Zero and Chaser. These exciting new games will be at Encore's booth, #1624 in the South Hall.

DreamCatcher Signs 'Broken Sword:The Sleeping Dragon'

by Rainier on May 8, 2003 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish Broken Sword:The Sleeping Dragon in North America on PC. Terms of this exclusive deal with Revolution Software were not discussed. The Broken Sword series has drawn critical acclaim from hard-core and adventure gamers alike, and the third in the series is set to further broaden this appeal. Broken Sword:The Sleeping Dragon brings a unique and fresh approach to adventure games, with a revolutionary interface, strong story-line and stunning graphical presentation.