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'Paraworld' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 3:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paraworld combes for the first time ever a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, it brings new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come once more to life, a constant danger to anyone living in the area. Read more for details and screens ...

'Hidden And Dangerous 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The original Hidden & Dangerous was released in 1999 to widespread acclaim, and was the forerunner for the squad-based tactical action game. With sales in excess of one million copies, Hidden & Dangerous established itself as a leading title in the genre. Its creators, Illusion Softworks, have for the last four years been quietly developing and perfecting the sequel. Read more for a few new screens ...

Launch Date for All-Black GBA SP

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The worlds most popular hand held console just became even more “special.” Monaco Corporation announces the release date for the special edition All Blacks Game Boy Advance SP. The Game Boy Advance SP is the second addition to the next generation in hand held consoles from Nintendo, boasting a slick new compact design with flip-top screen and in-built re-chargeable battery. The Game Boy Advance SP also comes with a front light that can be switched on or off, allowing gameplay almost anywhere.

Pre-Order 'XIII' And Get Sneak Peek CD's

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 2:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced the upcoming availability of console demos and CD soundtrack in support of the launch of XIII, its highly anticipated first-person shooter. Demos and CD soundtrack will be available late September. PlayStation2 and Xbox fans can get an exclusive sneak peek at exciting single-player and multi-players levels along with a full length soundtrack produced by San Francisco-based label Future Primitive Sound. The purchase of this two-disc will be applied to the full product when it becomes available. Nintendo GameCube and PC fans can receive the enhanced CD soundtrack by pre-ordering.

San Francisco To Host 'World Cyber Games' 2004

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The World Cyber Games officially announced today that San Francisco will be the WCG Grand Final host city for the year 2004, taking the world’s largest e-sports event to a new level of global excitement and interest. The announcement was made at a press conference in San Francisco City Hall on September 3. Mr. Il-hyung Chang attended the press conference on behalf of Mr. Jong-yong Yun, co-chairman of the World Cyber Games Committee (WCGC), along with Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr., of San Francisco and Mr. Heung-seop Jeong, president of International Cyber Marketing, the worldwide organizer of WCG.

'Sega GT Online' (Xbox) - New Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bringing all the thrills of the most realistic driving game for Xbox online via Xbox Live, "Sega GT Online" will allow up to 12 gamers to put their cars - and their skills - to the ultimate test against thousands of gamers from around the world. The updated online version of the 2002 Xbox hit will include online parts and car trading, more than 40 new cars, and real-time voice chat.

'Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos has released a new patch for their third-person action adventure title Tomb Raider: the Angel of Darkness. This upgrade brings your retail game to v49 and brings a slew of game improvements and much needed bug fixes thanks 3DGamers. Read more for details and download links ...

'Doom3' (Xbox) Developer Confirmed

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. have confirmed that Vicarious Visions is developing DOOM 3 for Xbox, the console version of id Software's highly-anticipated blockbuster title headed to the Xbox. Built on id's revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, DOOM 3 draws players into the most terrifying and riveting 3D gaming experience ever created.

'Chariots of War' - Update Patch & Map Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Chariots of War patch 1.14 with map pack is now available to download. The official patch includes an installer in five languages (English, French, German, Italian & Spanish) and adds a slew of new features, tweaks, bug fixes and a few new maps. Read more for download links ...

'Agon' - First Episode Released

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Private Moon Studios is proud to announce the release of the first episode of AGON, the London scene. The true adventure game that comes in fourteen downloadable episodes over a period of two years starts in the British Museum, London. The first episode was released on 3 September, and can be downloaded from the official Agon website. For those who have purchased the first episode, the website provides additional entertainment. Between episodes numerous documents will be published in the Illustrated Agon Club that follow Professor Hunt's journey in real time, and provide details about a rich background story. Users who carefully delve into these documents may realise that there are more layers to the game, and may come to different conclusions at the end of the fourteen episodes. The Club will be refreshed weekly over the next two years.