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by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2003 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Chrome' - Update Patch Available NOW

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

A week after Strategy First released the North American patch for Techland's sci-fi first person shooter Chrome, the European version (valid for UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxemburg) is now available as well. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1.3.0 and includes faster game performance, new multiplayer maps (Autobahn, Deadlock, Chillout, TreasureIsland2, Carbius, Skirmish, Battledust2 and Soilent2) and vehicles (ArmoBeatle Mark 4 & Speeder), anti-cheating protections, and various other improvements and bug fixes. Please note that previous single-player saved games will not be compatible with the new version. Read more for details and download links ...

'Steel Panthers: World At War' - Full Game Download

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2003 @ 12:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games is pleased to continue its tradition of supporting Steel Panthers: World At War, an award-winning turn-based tactical wargame, now updated to version 8.0 and available as a free download. Steel Panthers: World At War 8.0 includes months of work on new detailed orders of battle, updated scenarios and campaigns, an improved AI opponent, stability improvements and a streamlined user-friendly installation process. Read more for download links ...

UPDATE : Matrix Games informned us that their initial version had a "problem", which has now been fixed, proper file (identifiable by being 80b) is now available.

'Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 8:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Slated for release in Spring 2004 for the Xbox and the PC, Race Driver 2 will provide gamers the most diverse and thrilling range of motor sports ever seen in one game. Designed as the definitive racing experience, the game will feature complete head to head Xbox Live and PC online functionality. Read more for details ...

'Warcraft III' - Bonus Map Available

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 6:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As Christmas present, Blizzard has released yet another new Warcraft III map, this time called "Tower Defense"... Map info: "The most hardened criminals in the universe are held here, in a jail devised by those that would rather never see such vile creatures set free." This medium sized map allows 1 to 6 players. Go download it here!

Uber Fan Site Planet 'ThinkTanks' Launched

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 6:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today the launch of the new fan site for ThinkTanks, a game developed by BraveTree. The game is currently available on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux on GarageGames.

'Hunting Unlimited 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment has released a new patch for SCS Software's Hunting Unlimited 2. This upgrade/enhancement pack brings your retail game to v1.2 and adds online tournament support, as well as all fixes/tweaks from EP1, so you only need this one to be upto date. Read more for download links ...

'City of Heroes' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city.

'Star Wars: Battlefront' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 4:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts has not yet officially confirmed it but a few weeks ago Gamespot revealed it and today some first screens have trickled through. Star Wars: Battlefront, a Battlefield: 1942 style game set in the Star Wars universe is said to be in the works for PS2, Xbox as well as the PC. Read more for the first few screens ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 4:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has launched the official DRIV3R web site with info, screenshots and more from Reflections Software's upcoming action game sequel. Driv3r, being developed for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC, is expected in stores Spring 2004. In the meantime, head on over to the official website...