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'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enjoy the original story from the Xbox version, featuring characters and locations endorsed by famous author Tom Clancy, and inspired by his realistic world of terrorism and espionage. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow will push the original version to the limits of the stealth/action genre. Sam Fisher is now launched into a series of new adventures. The player will continue controlling Sam Fisher in a 2D Perspective Side-Scroller game.

'Anarchy Online: Alien Invasion' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 8:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Following the critically acclaimed and award-winning Anarchy Online - Shadowlands, Funcom today announces Anarchy Online - Alien Invasion. Set for release this summer, the next chapter in the Anarchy Online saga further strengthens the sci-fi aspects of Anarchy Online, making the game even more unique compared to current and forthcoming offerings within the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) genre.

'Catwoman' (ALL) Announced - Facts

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 8:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced that EA has been awarded the worldwide interactive rights to develop, publish and distribute computer and video games based on the highly anticipated Catwoman motion picture starring Oscar winning actress, Halle Berry, scheduled for release on July 30th.

Sega Europe Signs 'Football Manager 2005' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 8:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA Europe Ltd and Sports Interactive today announced a partnership granting SEGA the worldwide rights to publish all output from Sports Interactive for the next five years. The partnership marks a significant step for both companies' plans for worldwide growth. Read more for details & screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

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

Ballerium's Soundtrack

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 12:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Majorem Ltd., developer of "Ballerium", today officially announced the performers to compose the music for the title. Majorem's announcement came as a surprise after previously signing up the well-known "Infected Mushroom" to compose the game's soundtrack. According to the agreement between the two, Uranium will compose seven different soundtracks, one for each race in the game.

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (PC/Xbox) - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 12:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos has launched the official website for Ion Storm's action-stealth title Thief: Deadly Shadows. In Thief: Deadly Shadows, players once again take on the role of Garrett where in his efforts to prevent this approaching Dark Age, he has inadvertently roused an ancient hidden evil. Without allies, Garrett finds himself standing alone between the City and the forces that would crush it. Head on over to the official Thief: Deadly Shadows website for game info, low res screenshots and so forth ..

'Halo' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 8:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft has issued a new patch for Gearbox/Bungie's first person shooter Halo: Combat Evolved. This upgrade brings your retail copy to v1.04 and addresses a rare crash bug that could occur if a malicious individual (hacker) purposely tries to exploit the GameSpy CDKey SDK. An v1.04 updated Win32 dedicated server is also available. Read more for details and download links ...

'Painkiller' - Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 4:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has revealed details regarding the pre-order deal they are offering for People Can Fly's upcoming FPS Painkiller. People who decide to pre-order the game at Gamestop or EBGames will be treated to a freee t-shirt, or if you opt for BestBuy & Futureshop (Canada) you will get a 3 level singleplayer demo (as soon as you put in the order of course, would be retarded if it shipped with the game now wouldn't it :) If that still doesnt sound good enough, CompUSA not only offers a t-shirt but also automagically allows you to enter an online Painkiller tournament ( April 26 - July 15) with no less than $5,000 cash to win or Alienware material.

'America's Army' - 'No' Patch Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2004 @ 3:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The official America's Army website has word that a new patch for the US Army's Unreal engine powered shooter will be released tomorrow. The update will be rather small as it only fixes a few minor problems such as correcting client and server-side flooding issues, Sniper rifle bug from the weapon selection removed, Admin Spectator Mode added, Community Game Server Support added, and a few other things (thanks Blues).

UPDATE : seems this update was a "wrong" date issue and a repost of an old article. No patch coming ...