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'World of Warcraft' Fansite Chat

by Rainier on Feb. 8, 2004 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bizzplanet dropped us a note that they have a transcript of the Word Of Warcraft fansite chat that was held a few days ago. The reason of the meeting was to talk about World of Warcraft. Each Fan Site submitted 3 questions by email, and some of them were chosen for the chat. Katricia and Lisa Bucek led the Q&A, followed by George Wang and Gil Shif with few interventions. Topics discussed were Quests, Tradeskills, PvE Combat, Warcraft Lore, The World, Dungeons, Instancing, Cities, User Interface, and Transportation. Head on over to blizzplanet to read the full chat transcript

'The FirePower' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 8, 2004 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

FirePower for Microsoft Combat Simulator 3, commemorates the brave individuals that fought in the air over Europe during World War II, 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. This time we have screens & trailer showing off the B17 'Flying Fortress'...

'Vaishvanara' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 8, 2004 @ 3:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vaishvanara (working title) is a role playing game based upon Ancient India epos. With the help of deities the player descends into the depths of chaos to fight with the Asuras, elder brothers of gods. The world of Vaishvanara has dungeon-like as well as open areas implemented in full 3-D, with every piece of ground is unique (thanks GenGamers). Read more for screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 8, 2004 @ 2:32 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 :

  • Samurai Jack: Shadow Of Aku - Trailer
  • EverQuest: Gates of Discord - Trailer
  • Ninja Gaiden - Trailer
  • Alias - Trailer

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

'Romance Of The Three Kingdoms IX' (PS2) - Game Details Part 2

by Rainier on Feb. 8, 2004 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Step into war-torn China of the 2nd and 3rd centuries, assume the rank of ruler, and deal with fast-paced military and political affairs in the latest game in Koei's popular series. Along the way, you'll earn points and items to upgrade officers. Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX will ship to North American retailers on Feb 24, 2004 and as we mentioned last week, as the launch approaches, every week more information will become available. Today we reveal expanded information on RTKIX's tactical element.

'Dangerous Waters' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 7, 2004 @ 3:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sonalysts Inc. disclosed the initial details of the inaugural title to their Sonalysts' Combat Simulations brand, dubbed "Dangerous Waters" (S.C.S - "Dangerous Waters"). S.C.S. - "Dangerous Waters" will be the first title of its kind, allowing the player total control over multiple air, surface and subsurface platforms in a modern-day naval environment. Read more for details and screens ...

'Sonic Adventure DX' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 7, 2004 @ 3:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It’s up to Sonic and his pals to save the world from the evil Dr. Eggman, who has returned to once again try his hand at world domination. An English Sonic Adventure DX demo has been released giving you yet another chance to check out Sega's console to PC port of this console of Sonic Team's 3D platform/arcade action game. This demo features 6 playable characters each with their own level. Read more for download links ..

'Chronos' Revealed (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 9:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Chronos is Saber Interactive’s, previously known for PC shooter Will Rock, new first person action game under development for the PC, Xbox and PS2 that is built on the second generation of the Saber3d Engine. Its’ cinematic quality graphics, immersive storyline and intense gameplay promise to make it one of the best games in the genre (thanks Homelan). Not much details are available yet, but read more for some interesting looking screens ...

'Desert Combat' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 7:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The DesertCombat team has released the next major public alpha of DesertCombat. Part of Public Beta 0.7 is fixing issues that came up with the BF1942 v1.6 patch but also new maps, and most of all optimization and bug fixes, so you can expect DesertCombat to run a lot better on most machines. Also including is bot support for Basrahs Edge map. Read more for details and download links ...

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2004 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle. Check out the new screens...