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'Armed & Dangerous' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less! Check out the new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Beyblade: Super Tournament Battle' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 11:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beybladers can build their own powerful spinning tops, add the spirit of the almighty Bit Beasts and enter their creations into fierce battles. Fans can play as their favorite characters and recreate historic Beyblade showdowns. It’s the ultimate Beyblade fantasy — the Super Tournament Battle!

'Rainbow Six 3: RavenShield' - New Update Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Ravenshield website has been updated with word on an upcoming patch for their tactical, squad based FPS Ravenshield. " We've added the finishing touches to 1.31 and it is confirmed that the patch will be made available Tuesday, July 29th. Initially, the release date was set for this week but due to an addition to the patch (Windows SA Server support), it was delayed until next week" (thanks Bluesnews). Of course we'll have mirror'd when it becomes available.

New 'DirectX' Version Released

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has released a new DirectX 9.0b End-User Runtime version for all Windows editions. You will need to use the Windows Auto Update function since it is not yet available on the official DirectX page. DirectX 9.0b includes security and performance updates. Download now to get the latest DirectX updates. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.

Rainbow Six 3: RavenShield (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new Xbox screens just rushed in. Check them out!

'Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 5:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon is a skillfully-woven global adventure and a landmark in interactive story-telling. George and Nico return in this epic adventure as they fight through the steaming jungles of Congo, eerie castles in Prague, the chic back-streets of Paris and the historic village of Glastonbury – amongst many other locations - to unravel the secrets of the Sleeping Dragon and save mankind from the threat of a global catastrophe. A ton of new screens ...

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. Check out the new screens ...

'Dark Fall' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it has shipped the chilling adventure thriller, Dark Fall - The Journal, on PC-CD.The game’s story is a simple one….Returning from work you listen to a frightened, cryptic voice message from your brother, a talented architect who is redeveloping an old railway station. You immediately make tracks for the picturesque village. On arrival, you are flung into a spooky world where an ever-present supernatural force leaves clues that will help you solve an ancient mystery….a mystery that could change the very course of history.

'Battlefield: Pirates' - New Multiplayer Map

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (and requires the latest v1.4 update patch). A new multiplayer map is now available, BlackBears Booty is a land-based "king-of-the-hill" style map for Battlefield: Pirates. Can you hold the center long enough to win?