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'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime... Read more to check out some new screens ...

'The Egyptian Prophecy' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ramses is doomed by what appears to be an evil curse surrounding this pact. His fate lies in the hands of one… Maia, a beautiful young sorceress favoured by the gods. If she fails to uncover the mystery, Ramses will die, and with him Egypt shall fall. This first person adventure has an easy to use point-and-click interface with high quality cinematics, and integrated 3D real-time puzzles. Read more for new screens and trailer ...

'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' Gets Endorsement

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

New Britsoft publisher Digital Jesters and French developer Cyanide Studios have landed the endorsement of the season by reaching an agreement with Premier Rugby Limited to secure the license for its forthcoming PC title Pro Rugby Manager 2004. Read more for details ...

'Knights Of Honor' - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. A unique Knight-management system will offer you brand new possibilities to enhance your personal strategy. Read more for new screens showing off the highest development level of the citadel, the trench and drawbridge...

Strategy First teams up with Trymedia

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PC Game publisher/developer Strategy First is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership with Trymedia Systems to use their unique distribution technology; ActiveMARK to bring SFI titles to a larger market. Read more for details...

DreamCatcher & MindScape Sign UK Distribution Deal

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 2:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mindscape UK today announced the signing of a new distribution partnership with DreamCatcher Europe. The new deal includes the entire output from both the DreamCatcher and Adventure Company labels. A total of 20 titles are scheduled for release across PC, X-Box and PS2 in 2004.

'Pool Paradise' (NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

InPool Paradise players spend their days playing pool on an amazing fully-animated South Pacific island where sun rises and falls from day to night whilst the sea rolls ashore and the palm trees blow sway in the cool ocean breeze. Archer Maclean's Pool Paradise will be released on PlayStation 2, Game Cube, Xbox and PC in March 2004, and sees the reunion of the code genius and Jimmy White for their fourth collaborative title. Read more for details & screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Soldiers: Heroes of World War II' - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Soldiers: Heroes of World War II (previously known as Outfront) is a dramatic, fast-paced tactical strategy game, due summer 2004 exclusively for PC. Created by Ukrainian company Best Way, under the development title of "OutFront", Soldiers is a further signing for Codemasters from 1C Company. Codemasters will also publish two other 1C Company titles: Perimeter and Wartime Command. Read more for new & awesome screens...

'Ice Nine' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2004 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ice Nine takes place in first person mode. The player will not only have access to gadgets such as bugs and a high-tech PDA but also heavy ballistic equipment such as rocket launchers and remote mines. The player is also able to take on many disguises in the course of the game from enemies he has neutralized. Mission briefings are supplied at the beginning of each mission, and also updated mid-mission as the scenario changes to reflect the player's decisions. Read more for screens ...