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'XIII' (PS/NGC/Xbox/PC) - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today launched the XIII community Web site - the only destination for XIII information and assets. XIII is the stylish first-person shooter thriller featuring a government conspiracy and a unique combination of action and stealth gameplay. XIII will be available on all game consoles and the PC in October 2003. Go check out the official website.

'Star Trek Elite Force II' - Game Development Kit Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ritual send out notice that they have just finished the game development kit for Star Trek Elite Force II. The GDK contains UberRadiant (Ritual's customized level editor), plug-ins for 3D Studio MAX, example map and model files, extensive documentation andseveral other tools to assist in the creation of modifications and assets for the game. Read more for download links ...

'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Allessia is a cleric of Helm, the Watcher, the Vigilant One, deity of guardians and protectors. She adventures for the cause of good, in support of the church of Helm, and in defense of the Innocent, who she feels is her divine duty to protect. She heard of the troubles in Baldur's Gate when a letter from Huros, her old mentor, arrived at her home in Secomber. Allessia is powerful in melee combat and can learn many defensive and bolstering spells. She can wear any armor, but cannot wield great weapons or bows. Read more for some new screens and a brand new trailer ...

Encore Signs 'Redline: Xtreme Air Racing 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it has signed an exclusive, worldwide agreement with Victory Simulations to publish Redline: Xtreme Air Racing 2, a unique combination of flight sim and combat air racing for PCs. Under this agreement, Encore is managing sales, distribution and marketing for the game, while Victory Simulations, a leading developer in flight simulation software for over a decade, is delivering the content.

Alienware Unveils New Mobile System

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alienware announced today the launch of the Area-51m Sentia. Designed specifically for college students, the new Intel Centrino based system features a unique Alienware thin and light chassis design and extended battery life. The Area-51m Sentia is the ideal mobile system for any student, offering superior on-campus mobility as well as advanced capabilities in the classroom.

GSC Game World To Attend ECTS And Games Convention

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not really a surprise but GSC Game World send out notice that they will be attention the upcoming Games Convention (Leipzig) and ECTS (London) shows. GSC Game World will demonstrate survival FPS/RPG S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost (booth of THQ) and historical strategy Cossacks 2: Napoleonic Wars (booth of CDV). Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Micro Mayhem' (PS2/NGC/Xbox/PC) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jaleco just send out word that their indoor driving title Micro Mayhem has been pushed back until Q1 2004. The decision was based largely on Jaleco's desire to continue developing the online component of the game which is going to take more time. It is still planned to appear on next-gen consoles and PC in a simultaneous release with North America and Europe, but a specific release date is yet to be set. To be Continued...

'FIFA Football 2004' (ALL) Signs Major Players

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that it has signed three of the world’s leading football players (Henry, Del Piero AND Ronaldino) to showcase their Off The Ball skills into its forthcoming FIFA Football 2004 game. Read more for details ...

NVIDIA Shows Gamers 'The Way ItÂ’s Meant To Be Played' At ECTS 2003

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation will be the talk of the show at this year's ECTS (Earls Court, London, August 27th to 29th) hosting some of the most highly anticipated PC games this year, including: STALKER, Breed (new multiplayer version), Worms 3D, Hidden and Dangerous II and Aquanox 2.

'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2003 @ 1:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is a dynamic single and multiplayer action experience featuring an all-new epic story. Players are immersed in the role of apprentice at Luke Skywalker's Jedi Academy where they learn the power – and danger – of the Force. Amidst a multitude of complex and richly detailed Star Wars environments, including twice as many unique locales as those in Star Wars Jedi Outcast, players face a variety of powerful and insidious enemies. Read more to check them out ...