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'IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles ' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 10:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has released another patch for 1C Maddox's WW II flight sim IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles .This upgrade brings your retail game to 1.22 and has once again quite an impressive amount bug fixes, series of gameplay, AI, sound, networking and other issues, and you can upgrade from the previous v1.21 or the original game. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'The FirePower' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 9:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The FirePower philosophy is to create the most realistic air combat experience possible. The veterans of the Second World War are leaving us at a rate of 1000+ a day. FirePower for Microsoft Combat Simulator 3, commemorates their skill and sacrifice by providing the player with an air combat experience like never before. This was accomplished by using authentic military test data and combat footage along with the input from over thirty real warbird pilots. Read more for some new screens ...

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 9:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released a new patch for the latest title in their golf franchise Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and addresses some ATI gfx issues, some sound problems and a distance rendering issue. Read more for details and download links ...

'iGames' Refutes Rumors And Says 'We're Still In Business'

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 9:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

iGAMES PUBLISHING, after reading numerous false online reports and fielding several phone calls from inquiring reporters seeking to verify the rumors that they have closed their doors, has decided to put an end to these unfounded rumors.

'Van Helsing' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 8:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Van Helsing, the third-person action game, transports players back to the macabre world of 19th century Transylvania - home to the legendary Dracula, Wolf Man and the Frankenstein Monster. As the renowned monster hunter Van Helsing, players must hunt down and destroy the evil that inhabits these ancient lands before darkness engulfs the world. Van Helsing is being developed by Saffire Studios and will be available in the Spring of 2004 in conjunction with the film's release.

'WakeBoarding Unleashed' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Aspyr has released a demo for Beenox's WakeBoarding Unleashed giving you the chance to ride as Shaun Murray on the Lake Powell level. Feel the rush as you crash into houseboats and catch huge air in nine exotic levels with seven world-class wakeboarders. Tired already? Then drive the boat and help your friend pull off challenging technical tricks on the most realistic looking water ever. Read more for download links ...

'ESPN Major League Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 4:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ESPN Major League Baseball raises the bar with Power Pitching, Online Gameplay and a stellar ESPN presentation featuring Jon Miller and Karl Ravech. A new name, a new season, a new way to play! ESPN Major League Baseball will include voice-chat support for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox, as well as the only complete online league experience for PlayStation2 owners. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 4:18 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 :

  • Vietcong: Fist Alpha - Trailer (3)
  • Flipnic - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Ninja Gaiden' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ninja Gaiden is on the cutting-edge of action as the player takes on the role of powerful ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, who seeks revenge after his clan is massacred by the Vigor Empire. Taking full advantage of three-dimensional space, you follow the story with only your wits, your ninja skills, and your deadly sword, cutting down opponents in the Vigor Empire as you attempt to beat the Holy Emperor and reclaim the magic sword "Ryuken".

Strategy First Brings 'Time of Defiance' To North America

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2004 @ 12:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and developer Nicely Crafted Entertainment are pleased to announce they have signed a deal to bring the MMO RTS Time of Defiance to North American retail shelves in April, 2004.