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'Emergency Fire Response' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it has shipped Emergency Fire Response, developed by Monte Cristo Games, on PC-CD. This ‘hot’ new strategy title puts gamers in charge of a squad of firefighters. But before sending their team out to battle blazing infernos, they must train them in every aspect of firefighting.

'Madden NFL 2004' Makes It To The 'Pro Football Hall of Fame'

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 11:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most popular football videogame franchise of all time, Madden NFL Football, from Electronic Arts will be honored and displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame starting today. The newest version of this storied franchise from EA SPORTS, Madden NFL 2004, will be unveiled Saturday. The Madden NFL Football Franchise is the only interactive videogame to receive this honor at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read more for details or check the recently released Madden 2004 trailer.

'Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight today unveiled the Official Website for their recently announced title Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc. The official Joan Of Arc website contains the latest screens released from the Enlight development team and will serve as a central location for players to receive the latest information on Joan of Arc.

Rainbow Six 3: RavenShield - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected & announced Ubisoft has now released the new patch for their FPS/Stealth action game Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.31. This patch fixes a server crash during countdown due to armpatch files being uploaded/downloaded. We have US, UK, French and German versions of the patch as well as a v1.31 dedicated win32 server has also been released (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

'UFO: Aftermath' - Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFO: Aftermath is a 3D isometric, turn-based strategy game (TBS) with a rich and compelling sci fi story. Combining global strategy with small squad tactical combat, the challenge offered is to fight against an alien invasion. Featuring run time generated tactical missions with innovative simultaneous combat action; the genre is also enhanced with strong RPG elements, offering a quite unique mix of strategic ideas. Check out these 8 new screens!

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Far Cry is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced net-generation weaponry and equipment. Check these new screens, by night ...

'Colin McRae Rally 04' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae may be the most successful competitor in world rally history but soon everyone will have the chance to set international rallying records as Codemasters confirms Xbox Live leagues for Colin McRae Rally 04. Due late September, Colin McRae Rally 04 will enable the fiercest rally drivers to compete for best stage times in Leagues updated online via Xbox Live. At launch, Live leagues will open for each stage and Super Special stage in the game – with some already tough times to beat set by the development team. Read more for some Xbox & PS2 screens ...

'Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight' Is Cleared for Takeoff

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight" lands on store shelves today. This 20th anniversary edition of "Flight Simulator" celebrates the first 100 years of powered flight while continuing the traditions of realism, technological innovation and richness that have delighted aviation enthusiasts and pilots around the world and made Microsoft "Flight Simulator" the best-selling aviation simulation produced for the PC. "Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight" is available today at retail stores nationwide for an estimated retail price of $54.95

'Spellforce: The Order of Dawn' - Screens

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In their immeasurable greed and constant thirst for power, the thirteen most powerful Mages of all time doomed the land, hurling it into an endless spiral of chaos and despair. Entire countries were wiped out in the blink of an eye when the devastating power of the Elements was unleashed – Elements summoned by dark rituals. Continents shattered like glass, the pieces strewn about like leaves in the wind. Huge armies, bound by the the power of ancient runes, brought war and destruction to the lands that survived the initial onslaught. All that was left were a few islands, connected by magic portals. Read more for 4 tasty new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 29, 2003 @ 12:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News