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by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battlefield 1942' Battle of Britain Map Announced

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this new Battlefield 1942 map, German forces must disable four RAF radar towers as well as the heavily-protected Harwich Weapons Factory on the coast of England. If the British can defend these targets until the German tickets run out, they can wrest victory from the jaws of defeat. With one new vehicle and one new weapon entering the fray, the Battle of Britain is set to be Battlefield 1942's fiercest campaign yet. More info is expected tomorrow (thanks Blues).

'Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War' - New Unlockable Map

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. today released the second of three unlockable maps for Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War. Titled Safe, the new multiplayer level is now unlockable via download through Xbox Live. Developed by Nerve Software, Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War is available nationwide for the Xbox for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and carries an "M" (Mature) rating by the ESRB. Read more for details and a few screens ...

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde, players battle their way through the war-torn land of Ogriss, a world ruled by goblins. Spawned by the mighty wizard Fraziel, the goblins have fallen under a corrupt influence that now threatens the balance of power. Advancing through dark subterranean caves, lush woodland cities and towering storm-swept castles; the player wages war with an army of specialized goblin warriors and fearsome monsters to prevent the ultimate destruction of Ogriss. Read more to check out some screens ...

'Command & Conquer Generals: Zero Hour' - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Zero Hour, and time to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology in a quest to become the world's most powerful General. In C&C Generals: Zero Hour, the first expansion pack to C&C Generals, players will wage a global war for control of the modern world and face the ultimate challenge by squaring off against the world's most elite commanders. Selecting from a variety of new units and an arsenal of new high-tech weaponry, players will use whatever it takes to remove enemy Generals from power. Earlier today we had the announcement, and now some screens...

MoH: Assault Breakthrough - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As U.S. Army Sergeant John Baker, players join the battle at Kasserine Pass in North Africa, race to capture Messina in Sicily, and finally repel the German army at the historic battle of Monte Battaglia in the heart of Italy. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons, players will fight alone and with squad mates as they rush to stop the Axis powers. Some more screens ...

Global Star Signs 'Firefighter 259'

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced that they have signed a licensing deal with developer Interactive Vision to release Firefighter 259 for the PC platform later this fall. Global Star Software is preparing for a fall 2003 release date for Firefighter 259, at a M.S.R.P. of $19.99.

'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Restricted Area is an action-based roleplaying game with realtime combat, which combines a fascinating gameplay similar to Diablo 2 with innovative technology, tactic-shooter elements and a dark future scenario. Read more for a few new screens ...

First Person View Feature In 'ESPN NFL Football' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armchair quarterbacks, beware! SEGA's sports studio, Visual Concepts Entertainment, maker of the acclaimed '2K' sports game series, and ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, today announced First Person Football, a revolutionary style of gameplay that allows gamers to immerse themselves completely in a sports videogame- from the first person perspective. First Person Football will make its debut this fall in "ESPN NFL Football," giving the definition of virtual football a whole new meaning. For the first time ever, a sports video game will be played through the perspective of the players themselves as every sight and sound is experienced from behind the helmet.

'Celebrity Deathmatch' (ALL) Hits The Road

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotham Games is bringing dangerous celebrities to your city. The company is taking its eagerly anticipated new title, MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch, on the road with the Celebrity Deathmatch Summer “Slay” Ride. Teaming with promotional partners GamePro Magazine and TVT Records, Gotham Games’ Celebrity Deathmatch-themed van will roll to 16 cities and give gamers the chance to be among the first to try out the crazy fun of the entertainment satire game before it hits stores this fall. In addition, visitors to the rolling chaos-mobile will be able to register for tons of cool prizes and sample the latest sounds of the hard-hitting metal band Nothingface.