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Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 29, 2005 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers #468

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 11:50 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 :

  • Face of Mankind - Trailer #3
  • LEGO Star Wars - Trailer #2
  • DOOM 3 (Xbox) - Trailer #2

'Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory' - v1.01 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has now released the first patch for its stealth action game Splinter Cell Chaos Theory. This update brings your North American retail game to v1.01 and addresses a few game crashes, multiplayer issues, profile bugs, and the usual general improvements. Read more for download links ...

'PT Boats: Knights of the Sea' - Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PT Boats is the first simulator of the Mosquito-fleet, created with the use of technologies of a level never seen before in naval combat simulator games. The key features are: astonishingly beautiful dynamic sea, historically authentic World War II ships and weapons, possibility to control any member of the crew and a multiplayer game. Patrol Torpedo Boats were used in WW2 mainly to attack large cruiser due ot their maneuverability and speed.

'DRIV3R' - Update Patch #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 4:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring Hollywood-level production values and a gripping, narrative story line, DRIV3R casts players once again as Tanner, a jaw breaking, no-holds-barred undercover cop who does whatever it takes to bring the bad guys down. Atari has released a new update for the US edition of Reflexive's action/racing game, although details are unavailable. The previous European patch addressed some graphics issues, and added gameplay improvements (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Painkiller' - v1.64 Update Patch And Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 1:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released a massive patch for People Can Fly's FPS, Painkiller. This update brings your retail game to v1.64 and on top of previous v1.63 fixes (fixes invisible gold armor and dead bodies bug, reworking the freezer weapon), it now also addresses a path problem in the Docks level, and a few demo recording tweaks. Read more for download links ...

'Haunting Ground' (PS2) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 12:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Haunting Ground is a spine-chilling survival horror game is set in a mysterious castle that has become a prison for two innocent characters- an orphaned young girl and a white shepherd dog. They must utilize each other’s strengths if they hope to escape from their horrifying surroundings. Haunting Ground combines a compelling ambiance of terror and solitude with challenging puzzles and a unique gameplay approach.

'Stolen' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 10:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stolen is an ultra realistic, third person, stealth-based, action game based around a high-tech female thief. Along with innovative high-tech stealth/robbery game actions and events, Stolen also boasts some truly amazing technical and presentational features to give it a spectacular look that will captivate gamers. Hip Games has released information about one of the game characters, Night, an evil hoodlum. Read more new screens.

'Killer 7' (NGC/PS2) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems "deserving to die." Read more to check out some screens ...

'Stronghold 2' - 2 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 28, 2005 @ 9:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stronghold 2 will bring the the castle-sim and siege-warfare RTS series to life in glorious 3D. Stronghold 2 will also offer players a "castle-life" campaign, enhanced multiplayer capability and a new, innovative and exciting single player campaign that will be revealed in the months ahead. Check out these new screens and in-game trailer...