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'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 ...

'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 8:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Haemimont has released a new patch for their RTS Celtic Kings: Rage of War. This update brings you retail game to v1.16 and improves Win98 and SBLive! compatibility, adds several performance enhancements, several crash bugs fixed, and significantly improved network code. It also includes the four bonus maps Defenders, Return to the Throne, The Fall of Avalon and Ascendency (thanks Blues). Read more for download links ...

'Mythora' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 8:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It's been quite for a few months on the Mythora front but developer Nawar has released some more game details on their upcoming RPG Mythora. To be published by Edge Games, it is scheduled for Q1 2004. Mythora features 500 locatrions spread over 4 continents, sporting over 45 spells etc. Read more for details, gamestory & screens ...

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 7:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Being "Massively Multiplayer," World of Warcraft allows thousands of players to interact within the same world. Whether adventuring together or fighting against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory. Check these new screens ...

'Splinter Cell : Pandora Tomorrow' (Xbox/PC) Has Gone Gold

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 5:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As we announced yesterday, Ubisoft held an irc community chat last night and while there was not much new being said the only REAL interesting part was the fact that Ubisoft Producer Domitille Doat revealed 'Splinter Cell : Pandora Tomorrow' has been approved by Microsoft, meaning it went gold. Not quite sure whether this counts for both the Xbox as well as the PC version, but we assume so. Now that the cat is out of the bag, an official announcement should be available soon. . 'Splinter Cell : Pandora Tomorrow' is expected in stores March 25th.

Online Gaming Replaces Watching TV

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 5:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The newest hit during prime time television hours is not showing on any of the major networks. Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. said today the audience for online gaming with the PlayStation2 grew to 2.6 million this month and the majority of gamers were online during traditional prime time television hours.

'GameRiot' Hits The Road

by Rainier on March 4, 2004 @ 4:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Games Media Properties today announced that its GameRiot expo will embark on its second national tour entertaining 75,000 gamers in 30 cities, from March through May, with the hottest releases from Microsoft Game Studio, Electronic Arts, Activision, Ubisoft, and other leading publishers. Xbox has joined as GameRiot’s lead sponsor and the exclusive console platform of GameRiot, and NVIDIA Corporation will present the NVIDIA PC Gaming Zone.