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'New World Order' - Counterstrike Assault Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This New World Order map, which is a full conversion from the original CS Assault map, is totally rebuild from scratch and has much improvements on the original map. The new v2.0 Assault is very atmospheric, has stunning looking graphics and offers lots and lots of extra’s compared to the original. Some extra streets were created for more tactical game play and what to think of special effects like shootable lights and glass, and smoke coming from car exhaust pipes is seen on this map. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Battlestar Galactica - Intro Movie
  • Futurama - Trailer
  • Far Cry - Trailer
  • War Of The Ring - Trailer
  • Forgotten Realms - Trailer


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

'Rugby 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA SPORTS Rugby 2004 will once again be a rugby fan’s dream. 20 international teams, as well as all the Super 12 and other domestic teams, will be featured including the mighty New Zealand All Blacks, the Australian Wallabies, the South African Springboks, England and France. Take your team to victory in the World Cup, Tri nations, Super 12 Series, Domestic, Master League and Friendly matches. A custom league set up facility will also allow players to structure their own tournaments.

'Disgaea: Hour of Darkness' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The critically acclaimed strategy role-playing game from Japan, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness for the PlayStation2 has shipped to retailers, courtesy of Atlus U.S.A., Inc., the publishers of last year's award winning Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis. To accompany the launch of the game, the official Disgaea Website has gone live. The site will feature exclusive screenshots, downloads, game information and a dedicated message board.

'Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal Gear Solid The Twin Snakes combines the thrilling story of the original Metal Gear Solid game with the jaw-dropping graphics and unparalleled gameplay found in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. The game is scheduled to ship later this year in North America and Europe, followed by the Japanese launch in early 2004. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Otogi: Myth Of Demons' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the release of "Otogi: Myth of Demons," a samurai warrior action game exclusively for the Xbox. Developed by FROM Software, "Otogi: Myth of Demons" delivers mission-based gameplay in deep, destructible environments representative of ancient Japan. Based on Japanese folklore, "Otogi" tells the story of an undead warrior on a quest to save himself and the universe from a vicious, demonic army.

'KnightShift' Coming To The MAC

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Virtual Programming announces today that it will be bringing KnightShift, a unique and mystical RTS/RPG hybrid to the Mac market. KnightShift offers the best of conventional RPG and RTS games combined into a mystic world, full of fantasy and imagination. The player takes control over heroes, real or magical characters, and leads them to victory and honour.

'UT2003' Tournament Featuring World Champion Gamer Fatal1ty

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena, Inc. today announced that gamers around the world can try their hand at beating professional gamer and Cyberathlete Professional League champion Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel for prize money in the "Beat Fatal1ty!" event at www.ultimatearena.com. Ultimate Arena is the first service to offer players an online venue to compete against Fatal1ty for cash prizes. Read more for details ...

'Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play the Greatest Story Ever Written . . . The quest to destroy the One Ring continues in the first real-time strategy game based on The Lord of the Rings saga. Massive battles erupt as the peoples of Middle-earth fight for control of Tolkien’s World. Gamers can play as the forces of good and valiantly fight for the One Ring’s destruction or assume command of the forces of evil to claim control over Middle-earth forever. Read more for some new screens ...

'LotR: The Return of the King' (NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA’s second “The Lord of the Rings” action adventure game, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, will allow players to journey through multiple gameplay paths, taking control of the motion picture trilogy’s heroes. Defend the walls of Minas Tirith as Gandalf, raise the Army of the Dead as Aragorn, Legolas, or Gimli, and with Frodo and Sam, deliver the ring to the fiery depths of Mount Doom. Read more to check some awesome new screens ...