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by Rainier on July 9, 2003 @ 12:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PC Review - 'PlanetSide'

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 11:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Massively Multiplayer Gaming takes on a new face in PlanetSide, where thousands of players wage war in a battle of planetary proportions. A newly designed 3D engine drives PlanetSide's first-person player-to-player combat and vehicular warfare across ten continents. The stage has been set, the battle lines have been drawn, and orbital drop pods are ready to deploy you PlanetSide. Ready for combat we joined the hundreds of others troops for online war, read more to find out if our mission was successful or not ...

'Fire Department' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got what it takes to become a hero? In Fire Department, experience what life is really like for fire-fighters. Choose your team, vehicles and equipment! Keep your cool when faced with high-pressure situations… Your reactions, your strategy as well as your capacity to manage a team of firemen are the keys to success. Check out this new batch of sizzling hot screens ...

'Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the Academy Award-winning movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon gives players the option to play as Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien, Jen Yu, and "Dark Cloud" Lo. Each character possesses specific moves, talents, and deadly weapons - players must conquer various challenges in order to improve their fighting skills as they compete against intelligent foes and seek revenge against the sinister Jade Fox. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon offers a compelling gaming experience that effectively captures the martial arts magic that made the movie a worldwide success. Read more for some new screens ...

'Drakengard' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conflict has exploded between the Empire and the Alliance. The Empire, once part of the Alliance itself, has forsaken peace and seized greater power. Kyme, an Alliance warrior and once the prince of a small kingdom that fell to the Empire, has received word that his army's castle is under attack. Kyme's sister, Friae is still within its walls. In an effort to save her, Kyme manages to infiltrate the castle gates but is severely wounded. Desperate, he turns to his only choice: a dragon pact. Check the new screens ...

'XIII' (PS2/NGC/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XIII features a conspiracy of epic proportions, and players will unravel clues behind the story’s compelling and mysterious events. XIII includes themes of amnesia, in which players must uncover sinister plots against themselves, the U.S. government, and even the president himself. The only clues players have are the roman numerals XIII tattooed on their shoulder and a key to a safe deposit box in a New York bank. Read more for some new screens ...

'FS Falcon' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Falcon has long been a favourite of flight sim pilots and Lago's unerring attention to detail strikes deep into the heart of simulation territory with this awesome recreation, designed using the very latest flight sim technology. Included in this package are 29 different variants from around the world, including A, C and D models and some pretty vivid 'Tiger Squadron' paint schemes – so named after various NATO 'Tiger' training sorties. External GMAX modelling is as slick as you'd expect, with animated exhaust pipes, pilots that move their heads and remove their visors and of course that distinctive bubble canopy glinting in the sunlight.

GMX Media Secures Rights To 'Squad Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media has today announced that it has secured the European publishing rights for the upcoming 3-D tactical wargame title - Eric Young’s Squad Assault: West Front. “GMX Media have made a name for themselves as a top quality publisher and distributor throughout the world. Their expertise and professionalism make them the perfect partner for the European launch of Squad Assault,” said David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games. Read more for details and a batch of screens ...

'Outlaw Volleyball' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Outlaw Volleyball combines the fun gameplay of Virtua Tennis 2K2 with the outrageous humor of Outlaw Golf and South Park. The game is sand volleyball in 16 different environments featuring 16 characters, each of whom are available as teammates or opponents. Feel the action as you Spike or Die with fabulous babes and guys with attitude. Up to four people can compete as they dive, spike, jump and lob the ball for total victory. Play well and your team will gain momentum, play badly and so will your team. It's Hot Babes! Hot Spikes! Hot Sand! on your Xbox! Read more for screens and trailers ...

'Dynasty Warriors' (PS2/Xbox) Series Surpasses The 5 Million Mark

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 6:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI Corporation announced today that sales for the company’s Dynasty Warriors franchise has reached 5 million units worldwide. The original Dynasty Warriors game was released for PlayStation in 1997, and the series continues on the PS2 and the Xbox.